Youth Empowerment Stewards (YES) - General, multiple locations
- test, Virginia, Virginia
- California, California
- test, Georgia, Georgia
- test, Hawaii, Hawaii
- test, Michigan, Michigan
- test, Washington, Washington
Stipend: $600/week ($15/hr)
Internship Length: Varies - 12-20 weeks, full time
Number of Positions: multiple
Start Date: 5/8/2023 (20-week), 5/29/2023 (12-week)
Reports to: Varies.
Potential sites include:
- National Capital Regional Office-Communications (Washington,DC)
- Colonial National Historical Park (Yorktown, VA)
- Jimmy Carter National Historical Park (Plains, GA)
- New River Gorge National Park (Glen Jean, WV)
- Keweenaw National Historical Park (Caument, MI)
- Olympic National Park Volunteer (Port Angeles, WA)
- Redwood National and State Parks (Crescent City, CA)
- NPS-South Atlantic Gulf Region (Atlanta, GA)
- Friends of Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park (Volcano, HI)
Our health, our planet, and our collective future rely on diversity—in thought, ability, experience, and ideas. That's why we need YOU. Become a Youth Empowerment Steward (YES) intern and help make the outdoors more accessible for all!
Are you passionate about disability rights and accessibility in National Parks and public lands? Do you identify as having a disability yourself? Work with us and help increase access to the outdoors for everyone.
Our program Stewards Individual Placements is looking for individuals to work alongside National Park Service in National Parks. We're looking for folks who are interested in a future career in natural resources, environmental science, parks and recreation, or conservation. These PAID positions will play a crucial role to improve access for people with disabilities in the National Parks. You can work remotely or relocate to one of the project sites during these seasonal positions—it's up to you!
You will receive a weekly stipend of $600 during your position, as well as an AmeriCorps Education Award that you can use for education—either towards continuing your education by taking classes or paying off school loans. You will also receive outdoor industry pro-deals!! Any necessary gear and equipment required for your position will be provided to you.
We are seeking individuals, that identify with having a disability for these positions. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations and will work with you and your host site to help you meet the requirements of the role in a way that's right for you! Scroll down to see our open positions.
Job duties will vary upon location and project!
Professional Development Opportunities
Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion
Potential Remote work (depending on project/location)
Membership opportunities and affinity spaces
Opportunity to make a big impact!
To be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
To be between the ages of 18-24, or a Veteran up to the age of 34
Adaptability and capacity to work in a fluid environment
Ability to communicate and collaborate in a variety of settings
Additional skills vary depending on location/project
Additional experience varies upon location/project
This position is located at 330 Harper Park Drive Suite I, Beckley, WV. View the Google Map in full screen.