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Youth and Volunteer Coordinator

at Conservation Legacy

Posted: 3/8/2020
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 1732

Job Description

Tracking Code
1732-984
Job Description

Length:

Term of positions is 47 weeks; full-time commitment 5-days per week.

Location:

Washington, DC

Living Allowance:

$531 per week

AmeriCorps Award:

Interns are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $6095 (pre-tax).

Educational Status:

Natural or cultural resources, or outdoor recreation

Training offered:

Training classes for this fellow includes topics such as emotional intelligence; cross-cultural competence; operational leadership; and conflict resolution.

Application Due Date:

Position is open until filled.

Program Basics

The National Park Service (NPS) preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The NPS cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

Specifics about the Internship:

This is a youth support position in the Partnerships and Community Assistance Division of the National Capital Region of the National Park Service. The region annually has over 500 youth between National Park Service, partner, and concessions hires and volunteers. The individual will assist in developing two to three networking and development opportunities for youth across the region. This individual will work with the natural resources, facilities and visitor experience divisions to support projects for youth corps and large volunteer groups in parks.

This fellow will be provided with a developmental opportunity for seeking a pathway to federal employment.

Duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Connecting youth with parks
  • Assisting with reporting and statistics
  • Supporting park youth crews on projects
  • Developing and leading summer activities
  • Integrating programming about the many areas of the mission of the NPS
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications

  • Skills in Adobe products, Microsoft Office, Google Office, and Cloud Storage are beneficial.
  • Ability to think critically and creatively
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with a variety of people
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Natural or Cultural Resources or Outdoor Recreation education
  • Local candidates strongly preferred

Mandatory Requirements

  • Minimum age is 18.
  • Must have valid US driver’s license with good history.
  • Must be able to drive in Washington, DC traffic
  • Must be a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the United States

Interns will be required to submit a report during their term of service

How to Apply
Apply on-line at: https://stewardslegacy.org/open-positions. In addition to your resume, please submit a one page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.

For More Information

Contact Ryan Tant – Stewards Program Coordinator
304-860-5073, rtant@conservationlegacy.org

Stewards Individual Placements Program does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Job Location
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular