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Sonoma State University

Psychology Internships


Agency & Contact Information

Agency Name: Environmental Traveling Companions
Address: Fort Mason Center Bldg. C/San Francisco, CA 94123
Phone: (415) 474-7662 x 13
Supervisor: Riely White
Email: kayak@etctrips.org
Fax: (415) 474-3919
Website: http://etctrips.org

Internship Description

Job Title: Sea Kayaking Intern

Compensation: paid
Amount/Type: stipend of $500/month.
Internship Length: Summer/Fall
Hours Per Week: 12 days/month

Population: Adolescents, Adults
Focus: Developmental Disabilities, Homeless, Mental Health, Substance Abuse, Physical Disabilities
Setting: SF & Tomales bay

Duties: Lead 1-3 day kayak trips with special needs and disadvantaged youth. Facilitate group development, environmental education, and natural history. Aid with trip logistics, assist with administrative tasks, ensure trips are operated in a safe manner.

Qualifications: Have a desire to develop leadership skills, interest in working with special populations, enthusiasm for the outdoors, CPR and First Aid certified, previous sea kayaking experience preferred.

Additional Information: Applications are due by March 1st. Season is June 1st- November 15th. A commitment of at least three months is requested. Please submit cover letter, and resume with references via email, fax, or post to Riely White if you are interested.

This internship was updated 07/15/13

last updated: 07.15.2013