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Position Dates: 05/12/2024 - 08/10/2024

About us:
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is the largest provider of hands-on environmental conservation programs for youth and young adults. Program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks, and community green spaces across the country.

Position Description:
Intern will be part of a dynamic visitor service team; successfully facilitate a variety of summer camps, special events, and educational/interpretive programs; and provide accurate information to Refuge visitors.

Intern will assist with the preparations and facilitation of two different Kenai Refuge summer day camps (for ages 6-11; 2nd-5th graders), 50%; presenting environmental education and wildlife interpretive nature programs,10%;assist ranger staff in visitor center, campgrounds, fishing area patrols, androving contacts, 30%;and other field projects and trail/cabin patrol work, 10%.

Member Benefits:

  • $1,300 - one time RT travel allowance
  • $300- weekly living allowance
  • AmeriCorps eligible ($1,824.07education award dependent upon completing 450 hours)
  • Housing provided
    • Housing will be in 10 x 12 heated cabins (up to 4 people per cabin during summer) with a common shower house/bathroom/laundry/cooking area, located at Headquarters in Soldotna, AK. Each cabin will consist of the same gender. Bedding, towels, dishes, pots, and pans are provided. It is 1 1/2 to 2 miles into town and services. Cabins are not ADA compliant. There are 4 steps to each cabin and a gravel access area (not paved).
  • All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

Member Qualifications:
  • Driver's license required
Addtional Information:
It is SCA's policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared prior to the position's start; this includes being fingerprinted for the FBI check. Otherwise, the AmeriCorps award will be removed or the position's start date will be delayed due to non-compliance.

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