Cultural Resource Intern (PO-00735711)

Cultural Resources Intern supporting the 1-person cultural resource program at Fort Leavenworth, the oldest continuously operating military installation west of the Mississippi with historical assets dating to 1827 as well as pre-Columbus Native American sites.  Fort Leavenworth contains the largest inventory of pre-1919 historic quarters and government buildings.  The cultural resources program manages the documentation and Section 106 compliance for these structures, oversees 53 archeological sites, curates artifacts from pre-Columbus period and the era of Westward Expansion at 3 museums and manages a limited on-going NAGPRA action.  The intern position will assist in each of these areas both in the field and in physical and digital data and document management.
Living and Housing Allowance $600 per week ($600 per week to cover living allowance as well as housing expenses of $1,250.00 per month)
Relocation Travel $1,100 one time

This position qualifies for an AmeriCorps Education Award.

*All allowances are subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes.

It is SCA’s policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared results 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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Position ID: PO-00735711

Expected Dates: September 25, 2023 - September 22, 2024

820 McClellan Ave
Fort Leavenworth, KS 66027

Training Provided: Section 106 training provided by Army higher headquarters.

Handicap Accessible?: No

Main Area of Focus: Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Recommended

On-installation amenties are 1-2 miles apart; lodging is likely 3 miles from work place, groceries and Walmart are 1-2 miles from lodging.

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

Housing is on post; intern will pay for housing with their $600 per week allowance.

Indoor/Outdoor: Inside

US Citizenship: Yes

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