Conservation Education Resource Asst (SNRA)

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Deadline to Apply:

Friday, April 7, 2017, 3:00pm

Organization: 

Address:

Stanley, ID
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job Type:

Full-time

Job Description:

Program Benefits:

  • NYC will provide RA a prorated stipend of $14,400 or$120.00 per day along with health care coverage (if needed), workers compensation, and FICA/Medicare.
  • RA will have special Federal Government hiring authority upon completion of their 960 hours of service for up to 2 years.
  • The forest service will provide bunkhouse space.

 Position Requirements:

  • A desire to serve and promote public land stewardship and an ethic of service.
  • Communicate and interact in a positive, professional manner with various populations such as: project partner(s), colleagues, community volunteers, youth, and the general public.
  • A commitment to the goals of the US Forest Service.
  • A cooperative manner and the ability to serve as part of a team.
  • The ability to work independently.
  • A willingness to ask questions for clarification and job completion.
  • Work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Ability to commit to the full term of service.
  • Valid driver’s license and good driving record.Drive government vehicle as required for position.
  • Must successfully pass a fingerprint criminal history background check provided through PCEI.
  • U.S. citizen, national or lawful permanent resident.
  • Regular and reliable attendance and dependability.

Qualifications:

  • A background in education or interpretation. Formal or informal experience in teaching or public programming in history, wildlife biology, natural resources, or a related field preferred.
  • Possession of a college degree, or near completion.
  • Driver’s license required.
  • Strongly prefer experience developing and conducting inquiry- based programs.
  • Prefer experience correlating programs with national and state educational standards.
  • Prefer experience working with the general public and children in indoor and outdoor settings.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and computer skills.
  • An independent, self-motivated, creative, and resourceful individual able to work with diverse groups of people.
  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus.

How to Apply:

Application Deadline: April 7, 2017

Interviews: Will occur as qualified applications are received.

Type of position: Individual Placement

Service Dates May – October 2017

Length of Term: 120 days

 

How to apply:

 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and four professional references in attention to:

 

Jay Runte - Internship Director

jayr@nwyouthcorps.org

 

Northwest Youth Corps

2621 Augusta Street

Eugene, OR 97403

Fax: 541-349-5060

OR  http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/m/OurPrograms/ConservationInterns