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Employer: 
Great Blue Heron Music Festival/Heron Bluegrass Festival
Semester: 
Summer
Type: 
Service
Job Description: 

The Great Blue Heron Music Festival currently seeks an intern to assist with recycling. Intern will know the importance of conservation, the science of composting, and the difference between renewable and nonrenewable resources. The three R’s and Rainbow Recycling can help the intern develop creative thinking and strategic skills and gain a deep respect for the environment.

Requirements: 

Applicants should have a passion for the environment and a desire to work hard and get dirty. Creativity is always a plus! Environmental sciences majors are encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities: 

The intern will develop an understanding of how we reduce, reuse, and recycle at Rainbow Recycling. They will learn about our setup and tear down process for the festival; carryout the task of cleaning up stations and the grounds throughout the festival; and gain an understating of sorting the metals, recycling, compost, and trash by first hand experiences. The intern will also keep schedules and shifts on track and train new volunteers as they begin their shifts at Rainbow Recycling.

Salary: 
Unpaid, but festival perks
Zip Code: 
14767

To apply for this internship, please contact the Office of Experiential Learning at 716.338.1381 or use this contact form.