Work as a Interpretive Park Ranger Intern at Loon Lake Recreation Site. Loon Lake is a busy campground with 58 campsites and a day use area and beach and an amphitheater.
Intern will have a chance to develop interpretive programs and work with outside presenters. The typical week has 2 to 4 programs each weekend with opportunities for programs during the day. Duties include visitor contacts and assistance both as a roving patrol ranger throughout the site and at the entrance booth. Cash handling is not required from the intern. Intern will have opportunities to assist BLM staff with park administration and maintenance.
1. Present 2 to 4 Interpretive evening programs per week after an initial training period.
2. Develop or invite guest speakers for at least 6 daytime child oriented programs. Think- Smokey Bear-Fire department presentations- search and rescue youth presentations or bring your own ideas and try them out! As long as it has a natural resource or local interest component!
3. Intern will be trained in and participate in areas of Park management such as roving patrols, information booth operations and maintenance needs of the park.
The intention of this position is to educate the visiting public on natural resource issues and local history. The subject matter will also include “Leave No Trace” methods for campers and public land visitors. The intern will be able to work alongside seasoned interpretive guest speakers and develop individual programs with park staff.
Intern will be trained in and participate in areas of Park management such as roving patrols, information booth operations and maintenance needs of the park.
1st aid/cpr , defensive driving, Equal Employment Opportunity and diversity will be provided.
Intern will be able to work with other natural resource specialists in ﬁelds such as botany, hydrology, wildlife and ﬁsheries. Intern can expect 2 to 6 days working with other specialists. Swimming, ﬁshing and coastal areas are available for recreation
Some Coursework or experience,