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Interpretation and Education Intern



Americorps Crew

Johnson City, TX
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ID: 2701-984
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Full-Time/Regular

 

In order to ensure the health and safety of the communities that Conservation Legacy serves, as well as to meet federal requirements for government contractors, all participants of Conservation Legacy programs including the CVA Program, must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and the have ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting. You can read Conservation Legacy's COVID-19 Vaccination Policy Announcement HERE and COVID-19 Policy HERE

Length:

Term of positions is 12 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk

Location:

Johnson City, Texas

Living Allowance:

$629 /week

AmeriCorps Award:

Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $1,638 (pre-tax).

Start Date:

02/28/2022

Application Due Date:

Preference given to applicants that submit application by 12/17/2021

Title of Position

Interpretation and Education Intern

 

 

Position Details

 

Stewards Individual Placement Program (SIPP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. SIPP in partnership with Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park are seeking an intern who will assist members of the Interpretation and Education Division in developing and presenting formal and informal (in-person and virtual) interpretive programs, including education programs to visitors of all ages. Programs will focus on the cultural and environmental themes associated to President Johnson's history and legacy, and on the mission of the National Park Service. As a result, intern will help Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park's mission to engage new and diverse audiences.

 

Position Responsibilities will include:

  • Learn about President Lyndon B. Johnson’s history and legacy, including the greater park resources.
  • Assist in providing creative, relevant, and engaging interpretive experiences for visitors of all ages and different backgrounds.
  • Develop formal and informal interpretive programs using audience centered techniques.
  • Assist in creating new virtual interpretive opportunities.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • An education background in history, political science, education, environmental science, or similar subjects is recommended, but not required.
  • Great public speaking skills.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Able to multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Self-starter, creative, strategic, and resourceful.
  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Must be a US Citizen or permanent resident.

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong verbal and communication skills.
  • Experience working in customer service.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Comfortable working with large groups.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.

 

Benefits:

  • Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $$1,638 (pre-tax).
  • Living Allowance: $629/week (pre-tax)
  • CPR & First Aid training.
  • Onsite safety training.
  • Education and interpretive program training.
  • Customer service training.

 

 

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. Please direct all questions regarding this position to the Stewards Program Coordinator, Ali Jones at ajones@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.

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