Public Affairs, Visitor Services , Conservation Education & Fire Prevention Education

Website Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest

Start Date: February 6th, 2023

End Date: July 31st, 2023

Compensation: $500/week (26 weeks) + health insurance (if needed). Support with housing, training, and travel costs to the site and back home are covered by the program. 

Application Due: ASAP (Application will be open until the position fills)

Environment for the Americas seeks to engage ethnically and racially diverse professionals in natural resource careers.

Required

  • Under Direct Hire Authority and Public Land Corps requirements, as provided by the Office of Personnel Management, you MUST be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. legal resident to be eligible for any position
  • Related educational background and interests preferred

Please Apply HERE

Position Description:

Interns will engage in 26 weeks of  Visitor Services and Conservation Education at the Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forest in Kamiah, ID where they will engage in visitor center management and perform duties consisting of:

  • Team lead for community and residential-based youth conservation corps (YCC) programs
  • Managing complex partnership relationships and agreements
  • Engaging in interpretation and conservation education work including functioning as the team lead on the Historic Routes Electronic Tour Site project (2020 recipient of the Chief and Undersecretary Award)
  • Team leading for community and residential-based youth conservation corps programs and involving community partners
  • Engaging in Fire Prevention education, including community events and outreach
  • Assisting with public affairs tasks including social media management, news writing, and public relations

Work Products:  During the internship, the intern will:

  • Create weekly blog posts shared on social media informing on the internship experience and work projects
  • Creation/Implementation of Conservation Education Programs

Intern Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Arts or Science preferable in anthropology, Native American studies, Interpretation/Conservation Education, Fire Ecology, or Communication
  •  Customer Service/Program Mgt skills
  • Ability to take directions and work independently
  • Ability to work well with coworkers and function effectively as a member of a team 

Other Requirements:

  • Under Direct Hire Authority and Public Land Corps requirements, as provided by the Office of Personnel Management, you MUST be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. legal resident to be eligible for any position
  • Related educational background and interests preferred

To apply for this job email your details to internships@environmentamericas.org

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