Klondike Gold Rush NHP – Interpretation and Education Intern: (Seattle, WA)

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: Seattle, WASHINGTON
Deadline: 31 Jul 2022

Click for a hub of Extension resources related to the current COVID-19 situation.
Agency
Northwest Youth Corps
Location
Seattle, WA - Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park
Job Category
Internships
Salary
$8,960 prorated monthly for 640 hours
Start Date
08/05/2022
Last Date to Apply
07/31/2022
Website
https://nwyouthcorps.workbrightats.com/jobs/766484.html
Description
NORTHWEST YOUTH CORPS – 640 HR INDIVIDUAL PLACEMENT SEATTLE AREA NATIONAL PARK SITES KLONDIKE GOLD RUSH NATIONAL HISTORICAL PARK SEATTLE, WA Position Title: Visitor Center Interpretation and Education Intern – 640 HR Position Summary: Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park is recruiting one 16-week (640HR) Visitor Center Interpretation and Education Intern beginning August through November 2022. This position is located at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park - Seattle in Pioneer Square. While the majority of the job is inside, individuals may be needed to attend outdoor activities in conditions varying from warm sunshine to cool, wet, coastal weather. More information about Klondike-Seattle can be found at www.nps.gov/klse. Overview: About Northwest Youth Corps (NYC): Northwest Youth Corps was created in 1984 to offer teenagers an education-based, work experience modeled after the historic Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s. Today, we serve over 1,000 youth each year across a four-state region who restore critical habitat, build trails, lead volunteers, educate visitors, and respond to local and national disasters. About Seattle Area National Park Sites: There are several National Park Service sites in the Seattle area, including Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park, the Wing Luke Museum of the Asian Pacific American Experience, and the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Exclusion Memorial. Work for this internship will be focused on conveying the Klondike Gold Rush story to visitors from around the area. Duties and Responsibilities: Major duties are related to learning and working alongside personnel in visitor services and the museum at Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park. The intern will be responsible for providing informal and formal interpretive programming as part of the Visitor Center team as well as contribute significantly to the park’s social media presence. Individuals will work with a supervisor and mentor to develop and present an original interpretive product. Required Qualifications: • Ability to lift carry 30lbs. • Willingness to work as part of a team in an outdoor and indoor setting • Good written and verbal communication skills. • A positive attitude. • Provide friendly and professional informal and formal interpretive experiences for park visitors • Ability to conduct park operations according to agency safety guidelines • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively via social media platforms is preferred • Experience in researching and preparing for public dissemination histories that highlight under-represented communities is preferred Desired Qualifications: • Academic discipline or area of interest related to this position: history, education, humanities, environmental science, or other similar field(s). • Willingness to learn and participate in a team environment. • Experience in presenting informational or educational talks to the public. Duty Location: Duties are performed at the Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park – Seattle in Pioneer Square. Interns will be required to make their own housing arrangements in the local area. Terms of Employment: Intern will complete a 640-Hour program starting August through November 2022. The member will 40 hours of labor per week. (Weekend availability is a must!). Program Benefits: • $8,960 total living allowance, prorated monthly for 640 hours. • $3,000 total housing funding, prorated monthly over internship. • Worker compensation coverage. • Eligibility for Public Lands Corps Direct Hire Authority upon completion of 640 hours. • Members are responsible for providing their own food. Application Instructions Application Deadline: July 31st, 2022 Interviews: Will occur as qualified applications are received. Type of position: Individual Placement Internship Service Dates: August – November 2022 Length of Term: 640 or 16 Weeks To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references and completely fill out the application form found at https://nwyouthcorps.workbrightats.com/jobs/ Within your cover letter, please discuss any prior knowledge surrounding the sharing of histories from under-represented communities, how this internship will further your career goals, and any experience in representing an organization via social media. Additional Information: If you have questions about the position, please contact Michael Frederick at michael_frederick@nps.gov. If you have any other questions, please contact Kate Sanders at (541) 239-7122 or kates@nwyouthcorps.org. COVID-19 Protocols: We have developed and facilitated industry leading COVID management protocols that are in place to keep our members and staff healthy and have maintained an excellent safety record. Read our COVID protocols by visiting www.nwyouthcorps.org/m/covid19 All job offers are contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check. NYC recommends that all participants be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.
Qualifications
Required Qualifications: • Ability to lift carry 30lbs. • Willingness to work as part of a team in an outdoor and indoor setting • Good written and verbal communication skills. • A positive attitude. • Provide friendly and professional informal and formal interpretive experiences for park visitors • Ability to conduct park operations according to agency safety guidelines • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively via social media platforms is preferred • Experience in researching and preparing for public dissemination histories that highlight under-represented communities is preferred Desired Qualifications: • Academic discipline or area of interest related to this position: history, education, humanities, environmental science, or other similar field(s). • Willingness to learn and participate in a team environment. • Experience in presenting informational or educational talks to the public.
Contact Person
Kate Sanders

Bookmark the permalink .

Comments are closed.


View or Apply

Similar Positions