Year long visitor center and media intern in Homer, Alaska! Join the Alaska Maritime National Wildlife Refuge staff in sharing our story to visitors in person and virtually. Great pay for this internship!
Position is approximately June 2021 to August 2022, requiring 50% Recreation Management and 50% Volunteer Coordination. Assist with programming, publications, and signage, and assisting with maintenance of visitor services facilities including water trails, upland trails, parking areas/trailheads, and boardwalks. Primary volunteer coordination tasks include volunteer recruitment, training, supervision and daily guidance of tasks for volunteers on the refuge. Compensation $650/week + free housing.
The Directorate Fellows Program (DFP) is a Direct Hire Authority Program that includes an 11-week Fellowship project for current students at the rising senior undergraduate or graduate school level. Upon successful completion of the Fellowship program, along with degree conferral, participants may be directly appointed without competition to full time, permanent positions.
You will be responsible for Visitor Services Program Management and Urban Refuge Partnerships and will serve as the Community Engagement Specialist at the refuge with responsibility for coordination and implementation of community engagement programs, especially environmental educations programs, teacher training, and volunteer stewardship events.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is pleased to announce the availability of funding for organizations with the interest and capacity to work cooperatively with the USFWS to develop hands-on educational and mentoring experiences for youth, young adults and veterans, particularly those from culturally, ethnically and economically diverse backgrounds and underserved communities that traditionally have low participation in conservation and outdoor recreation. Under this program, individuals and/or groups of youth, young adults, and veterans will be introduced to conservation stewardship; rehabilitation activities such as invasive species management and habitat restoration; outdoor recreation; public education and interpretation; disaster response and mitigation; communications; or career opportunities in conservation, natural resource management and related fields.
Date and Time:
Friday, December 27, 2019, 12:00am to Tuesday, September 15, 2020, 12:00am
Alligator River / Pea Island National Wildlife Refuges all interns, including the Red Wolf Caretaker, will be involved in all refuge programs. Biological duties would include installing bird closures, trail maintenance and weed-whacking, use of ATVs/UTVs, sea turtle monitoring and nest processing, shorebird surveys, water level monitoring, and data entry. It's more important to us to find someone with good references and a positive attitude than biological experience.
All Who Teach Children are Invited ...
• Explore innovative ways to use an outdoor classroom during this preK-12th immersion workshop held concurrently with the Summer Explorers Biology Camp for youth entering 5th and 6th grades.
• Observe professionals and apply outdoor classroom methods by leading the same youth daily, outdoors, in a supportive team teaching environment
Hosted by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at the Prairie Wetlands Learning Center in Fergus Falls, Minnesota.
Date and Time:
Monday, June 17, 2019, 9:00am to Thursday, June 20, 2019, 5:00pm
The National Wildlife Visitor Center is seeking intern applicants for the 2019 spring summer and fall seasons. Interns will work with local schools, scouts, clubs and other organized groups to provide inspiring natural history programs. Co-teaching with staff and experienced instructional volunteers, participants will refine their teaching techniques as they deliver both indoor and outdoor programs.