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Youth Empowerment Steward (YES) - 2024 Olympic National Park Interpretative Database Intern



Category

Individual Placement/Internships

Job Location

Port Angeles, Washington

Tracking Code

4715-984

Position Type

Full-Time/Regular

Stipend: $600/week ($15/hr); housing may be available

Internship Length: 20 weeks

Number of Positions: 1

Start Date: 5/13/24

Deadline to Apply: 4/5/24

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 of differing abilities 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 adding and organizing content to an accessible database for volunteers and employees to use as a single-source of resources.  The YES member will be working within the Interpretation, Education, Volunteers, and Youth Division of Olympic National Park which provides a range of interpretative services to the public, including visual media and online content.  

The YES member will provide administrative support for the documentation, entry, and organization of data and program assets. 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. 

Duties Include:

  • Photographing tangible materials
  • Audio describing photographs
  • Organizing and creating a new accessible filing systems within Sharepoint
  • Data entry
  • Resource filing
  • Organizing website resources for ADA compliance
  • Attend bi-weekly YES cohort meetings (online via Teams meetings) to collaborate with other YES interns, attend professional development presentations, and give a capstone presentation on your YES Internship project(s). 

Benefits:

  • 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 that meet online every-other week
  • Housing may be available
  • 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.


Required Skills

  • To Be a US Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • To be between the ages of 18-30, or a Veteran up to the age of 35
  • Identify as being differently-abled
  • 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!

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong background in Office applications
  • Experience with data management
  • Experience with 508 compliance


This project was made possible in part by a grant from the National Park Foundation. 

This position is located in Port Angeles, WA. View the Google Map in full screen.



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