Friends of Wildlife Prairie Park
  • 02-Feb-2018 to 04-Mar-2018 (CST)
  • Programs and Education
  • Hanna City, IL, USA
  • Other
  • Seasonal

Summer internship 2018

Duration: May 19-August 3, 2018

Hour Requirements: Part-Time, minimum of 24 hours per week (3 days 8 hour shifts-preferred)

**Please keep in mind that most events occur on weekends so availability during weekends and on the days of events if preferred.  If needed special schedule accommodations will be considers. 


Housing: May be available if needed


Pay: Unpaid

Position: Event coordinator Intern (works with Naturalists and Naturalist intern)

Last day to Apply: March 4, 2018

Number of positions available: One

Description of Position:  We are looking for a successful and enthusiastic event planner to produce events from conception through to completion.

Event coordinator responsibilities include;

  • Providing outstanding customer service
  • Organizing memorable events that meet quality expectations
  • Coordinate and monitor event timelines and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Initiates, coordinates and/or participates in all efforts to publicize event.
  • Edit and design promotional materials.
  • Planning and assisting with winter weekend events


  • National Train Day May 12
  • Olde English Faire- June 22-24
  • Art Day- July 14
  • Wild Fire Concerts-once a month
  • Also assisting with smaller weekend programming in the education department


Requirements:  Must be enrolled in college or recent graduate in a related field (business, advertising, parks and rec, communications, media major...)

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