American Conservation Experience

Actively Recruiting:

Position title :
Interpretation and Education Members - Lava Beds National Monument

Deadline to apply :
Applications accepted on rolling basis

Type of Position :
Corpsmember / Intern

Town, City, Park, etc :

State / Territory :

Benefits :
AmeriCorps, Education Award, Housing – Primarily Non-Camping, Public Land Corps Hiring Authority

Project/Program Focus :
Community Education, Visitor Services, Young Adult Programs (18+)

Organization/Program Description :

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for youth, young adults, and emerging professionals of all backgrounds to explore and improve public lands while gaining practical professional experience.

Position Description :

Summary: American Conservation Experience, a Non-Profit Conservation Corps in partnership with the National Park Service at Lava Beds National Monument, CA is seeking THREE Interpretation and Education Members to create and provide interpretive programs on the cultural and natural resources of Lava Beds alongside NPS Staff. 

For the full position description and to apply, please visit: 


Start Date: July 11, 2022

End Date:  Nov 14, 2022 or 18 weeks from the start date

* A 18-week minimum commitment is required*

Job Duties :
  • Develop and give interpretive programs to general visitors
  • Provide outreach education programs to pre-K through middle school aged students
  • Program preparation, lesson revision, lesson development, related activities
  • Screening visitors for WNS
  • Riding in and driving government vehicles
  • Assistance with office projects and park emergencies
  • Member will wear the ACE and/or park polo shirt (provided) and natural toned pants, hiking boot/shoe and belt as their uniform.


Requirements :

See full position description: 

Additional Benefits :

Living Allowance: The ACE Member is expected to contribute ~40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $500/week to offset the costs of food and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly.

Housing: ACE members will be accommodated in provided housing at no cost for the duration of the term.

On-site housing will be provided at the Lava Beds located 22 miles from the nearest town of Tulelake, where you can secure fuel and basic grocery necessities. There are three restaurant options either in or near Tulelake.  About an hour north you can also access Klamath Falls (this is where you will want to do most of your shopping). You’ll find lots of shopping options for groceries and other basic needs, and well as several restaurant options and entertainment options.   


AmeriCorps: This position may be eligible for a 675-hour AmeriCorps Education Award ($2417.14) upon successful completion of service hours. Additional enrollment steps are required.

Contact Information :

To Apply: Please submit your resume, thoughtful cover letter, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here:

Early consideration will be given as applications are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact ACE EPIC Recruitment Specialist, Victoria Yee at [email protected].