Youth Empowerment Steward (YES) - Olympic National Park Interpretative Database Intern
Stipend: $600/week ($15/hr)
Internship Length: 12 weeks
Number of Positions: 1
Start Date: 7/3/23
Reports to: Olympic National Park
YES (Youth Empowerment Stewards) Program:
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 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!
Olympic National Park YES Intern:
Stewards Individual Placements (SIP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. YES interns focus on barriers to entry for individuals with disabilities in the outdoor workplace. Stewards, in partnership with Olympic National Park, are seeking a YES intern who will play a critical role in assisting with the creation of an accessible database that volunteers and employees can use as a single-source to research available tangibles, print material, and digital assets for the creation and presentation of interpretative and educational programming.
The YES member will be working within the Interpretation, Education, Volunteers, and Youth Division of Olympic National Park. This division provides a wide range of interpretative services to the public, including visual media and online content. The YES member will assist in providing education and outreach services to local and distant schools, youth organizations, and community organizations.
The YES member will provide administrative support for the documentation, entry, and organization of data and program assets for the Division into an interpretative database. Documentation will include photographing and audio describing items. The end product of this project will be single-source access to inventories of materials used for interpretative and educational programming, certain digital and print media, and items related to the business of the division. Intern will be working extensively with MS Access, Excel, and SharePoint. Requires proficiency in those systems. Experience working with PowerAutomate, PowerBI, and PowerApps is a plus.
- Photographing tangible materials
- Audio describing photographs
- Consolidating digital media
- Organizing and creating a new filing systems
- Prepare and enter data from source documents into database, making sure they are ADA compliant
- Documenting tangibles and print material utilized in interpretative programming
- Consolidate, Migrate, and document digital media content on a shared network drive
- Source data assessment, preparation, and entry
- Professional Development Opportunities
- Eligible for Public Lands Corps hiring authority upon completion
- Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion
- Dedicated staff to ensure reasonable accommodations requests are met
- Membership opportunities and dedicated cohort/affinity meeting spaces
- Opportunity to make a big impact!
Conservation Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, political affiliation, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements.
If you need assistance and/or reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application, interviewing, and/or onboarding process, please send your request to the hiring manager in your preferred method of communication.
- 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
- Interest in history, education, and/or interpretation
- Ability to have reliable transportation to work
- Basic computer skills
- Communication skills
- Drive to learn and experience new things!
- Strong background in Office applications
- Experience with data management
- Experience with 508 compliance
This position is located in Port Angeles, WA. View the Google Map in full screen.