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CCNC Intern: NPS – Wright Brothers Interpretation and Visitor Engagement Intern




Category

Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina

Tracking Code

3669-984

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

CCNC Intern: NPS – Wright Brothers Interpretation and Visitor Engagement Intern

Length:

Term of positions is 20 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk

Location:

Kill Devil Hills, NC

Living Allowance:

Weekly Living Allowance of $404

AmeriCorps Award:

Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $2,474.27 (pre-tax).

Start Date:

November 2022 – January 2023

Application Due Date:

Preference given to applicants that submit application by 10/14/2022.

Title of Position

CCNC Intern: NPS – Wright Brothers Interpretation and Visitor Engagement Intern

 

 

Position Details

The Conservation Corps North Carolina (CCNC) moves forward from the tradition of the Civilian Conservation Corps to engage young people in conservation service projects through meaningful work on the land.

 

CCNC in partnership with the National Park Service is seeking 2 interns who will engage with visitors and members of the local community both in-person and virtually as they interpret the site that commemorates the first successful power-driven airplane flight. The interns will interact with the general public by providing front-line services at the visitor center, developing audience-centered interpretive experiences, creating original social media content, facilitating curriculum-based education programs, assisting at special events, and aiding in the production of interpretive videos for the park website. The interns will help connect other youth to the NPS and WBNM by representing and more effectively reaching younger audiences on site and through social media. The incumbents will be provided training in 21st century, audience-centered interpretation and customer service best practices.

 

Position Responsibilities will include:

 

  • Developing and presenting engaging, audience-centered, formal and informal interpretive programs
  • Providing quality customer service to park visitors by operating park visitor center and performing roving interpretation
  • Creating original interpretive media content (social media, park website, interpretive videos, etc.)
  • Facilitating curriculum-based education programs (on-site, in-classroom, or virtually)
  • Assisting at special events
  • Knowing and following park procedures for safe operations during COVID-19
  • Performing other collateral duties as assigned, based on need of park and interest/skills of intern

 

Benefits:

  • Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $2,474.27 (pre-tax).
  • Living Allowance: $404/week (pre-tax)
  • Training provided in 21st Century Interpretation and Audience Centered Experiences
  • Training provided in customer service best practices
  • Housing may be provided

 

For More Information

Contact Patricia Silva – Conservation Corps North Carolina Program Coordinator

304-860-0371, psilva@conservationlegacy.org

 

For additional positions open from CCNC, please follow this link: https://corpsnc.org/join

 

Conservation Corps North Carolina 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.


Required Skills

Minimum Requirements:

  • Possession of a current valid driver’s license
  • Possession of a valid Social Security Card
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Must be a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the United States
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with individuals of all ages and background
  • Personal transportation to get to and from duty station
  • ***Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting***

Required Experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Creative, positive, professional, flexible, and friendly
  • Experience working with the public
  • Ability to work independently
  • Experience in social media
  • Public speaking skills

This position is located in Kill Devil Hills, NC. View the Google Map in full screen.



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