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Position title :Conservation Education
Deadline to apply :Applications accepted on rolling basis
Town, City, Park, etc :Pine Valley
State / Territory :Utah
Benefits :Health Insurance,Housing – Primarily Non-Camping
Attachments/Supplemental Materials :Conservation Education - Pine Valley UT (final)
Organization/Program Description :
Do you enjoy interacting with the public? Are you passionate about outreach and conservation?
The Corps Network (TCN) is looking for a Resource Assistant to provide archaeology support at a national forest. This internship position will conduct surveys, inventory, and advise planning groups.
What is the Resource Assistants Program (RAP)?
Particular attention will be given to ensure full representation of women and participants from historically Black, Hispanic, and Native American schools or other schools with diverse student populations. Resource assistants work under the supervision of Forest Service staff to complete mission-critical work that demonstrates leadership, critical thinking, and strategic communication. Through collaboration, training, and mentorship Resource assistants gain the tools to launch their natural and cultural resource careers.
Job Duties :
To provide the visiting public with information about the local area and interpretation about the local resources. The intern will work at the visitor center, providing customer service to the visiting public, develop and present natural and cultural walks, talks and campfire programs for diverse groups, including Tread Lightly and Leave No Trace. Working with the Bryce Canyon NHA on various educational and interpretive programs provided to local schools, the local community and the visiting public. This would include planning new projects as well as participating in ones already developed. Provide retail services to visitors including selling interpretive materials and cash handling. Complete daily operations tasks, including housekeeping and minor facility/grounds maintenance. Staff booths at local events (i.e. festivals, fairs, recreation events, etc.). Work with other visitor centers and recreation managers to expand their public service experiences.
A background in education, recreation or interpretation. Formal or informal experiences with teaching or public programming in history, wildlife biology, natural resources, or a related field preferred. Upper level or recent college graduate. Valid driver’s license and good driving record. U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident. Regular and reliable attendance and dependability. Strongly prefer experience developing and conducting inquiry- based programs. Prefer experience working with the general public and children in indoor and outdoor settings.
Additional Benefits :
- Health insurance benefits
- Housing allowance
Contact Information :
Additional Information :
The Corps Network is the National Association of Service and Conservation Corps. Our 130+ Corps provide young adults and veterans the opportunity to serve our country through projects on public lands and in rural and urban communities. The Corps Network supports Corps by advocating on their behalf, providing access to funding and project opportunities, and by offering expertise in Corps operations and programming.