Camp Nelson Facilities and Management Internship (PO-00735277)

The funding for this project will allow the Camp Nelson National Monument (CANE) to implement in the Facilities and Maintenace Division at a new NPS area through the efforts of 3 Interns who will work alongside members of the park partner organization who has conducted visitor services up to 2021. 

The Maintenance and Facilities will assist park staff with maintaining the grounds, to include clearing trails of felled branches and debris; cleaning the visitor center and barracks buildings; cutting grass (trails) and weed-eating grass and brash at the base of interpretive waysides; and setting up and breaking down tents, tables, and other items for special events and programs. 


  • One-time travel allowance: $1,100 once (personal vehicle required)
  • Weekly living allowance: $530 / week
  • Monthly housing allowance: $700 / month

Conditions of Employment
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Position ID: PO-00735277

Expected Dates: May 22, 2023 - August 13, 2023

6614 Danville Rd
Nicholasville, KY 40356

Training Provided: Fundamentals of Interpretation. The Causes of the American Civil War. Researching and Writing Development.

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Each intern will develop employable skills that they can use for future employment opportunities. Areas that will be developed include public speaking, customer service skills, experience in communicating messages and mission to the public.

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Visitor Services and Site Operations

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

To get to and from work.

Housing or Stipend Provided?
C.Partner will pay the SCA to provide housing allowance for the member.

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

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