Interested in pursuing a career in eco education? Passionate about the environment? This eco education internship is perfect for someone looking for a challenge teaching environmental awareness and will require both enthusiasm and patience to work closely with the local community in the Perhentian islands, both children and adults. As part of the Perhentian Eco Education team you’re sure to have an incredibly rewarding experience.
Work with fellow interns to deliver regular classes to the children at the local government school including Computing, English, and Roots & Shoots conservation classes. Find out more info about Roots and Shoots here.
Develop a syllabus and produce teaching materials and lesson plans accordingly, storing all materials for future use.
Complete weekly teaching reports and feedback to the project manager.
Work with the Perhentian Island Ladies Association to create weekly and monthly schedules and measure local impact.
Collect photos and videos of activities for social media where appropriate and produce blogs about your experience when requested.
Help with fundraising initiatives for the project.
When required, assist the project manager and other interns with volunteer and research activities including water confidence and eco-snorkelling practices, Malay dinners and beach cleans.
Report to your supervisor and collaborate with other interns when necessary, maintaining open communication at all times.
Follow agreed on timetables to deliver work in a timely fashion.
Display a professional example to local community members, volunteers and colleagues.
Follow instructions as delivered by project managers when on site.
Ensure the project house is kept clean and tidy, assisting with daily chores on a rota basis.
Adherence to all safety measures, protocols, procedures and budgets as directed by Fuze Ecoteer.
Any other duties that may be required including; group events, cover for colleague’s leave and illness, providing adequate notice of travel arrangements (work-related or personal)
Strong interest in teaching, experience desirable.
Enthusiastic and passionate to share knowledge with students.
Excellent communication skills and a confident public speaker.
Good level of English, verbal and written. Fluency in Bahasa Malay is desirable but not essential.
Highly organised and the ability to work to a schedule.
Team player but also comfortable working independently.
Comfortable working with children.
Efficient time management skills and ability to work to deadlines.
Flexible and adaptable.
Knowledge of the work of the Perhentian Eco Education Project in Malaysia.
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