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The National Park Service preserves and manages our country's outstanding natural, historic, and recreational resources. This internship will help ensure the protection of natural and cultural resources at Tumacácori National Historical Park in Tumacácori, Arizona.
This is an Integrated Resources Division internship that will require work helping to manage natural and cultural resources within Tumacácori National Historical Park. Major duties include but are not limited to: caring for heritage fruit tree orchard, maintaining native pollinator and mission plant gardens; assisting with invasive weed treatments; checking and downloading game cameras; perform water quality testing; assisting with report writing, editing, filing, and data entry related to field data collection. The intern may also periodically assist other divisions, including interpretation and facilities. Duties may include staffing and interpreting park areas; greeting and orienting visitors to the park; and providing informal interpretation; helping with records management and park administrative history file organization; assisting with preservation treatments on archaeological sites; grounds care; staffing special events. The intern must be a U.S. Citizen and have a valid driver’s license.
- $400 – weekly living allowance
- $1,100- round trip travel allowance
- $6,895- AmeriCorps Education Award eligible
*All allowances subject to applicable feral, state, and local allowances
Position ID: PO-00735531
Expected Dates: August 21, 2023 - August 18, 2024
Training Provided: Resource Management staff will provide for orientation and training upon arrival to the park. He will provide an orientation to the park’s archaeological heritage, preservation, natural resources, and other resource management objectives.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: The De Anza Trail follows the Santa Cruz River and winds through the park. Birding opportunities abound in this birding hot-spot of the Southwest. Hiking trails, from deserts to mountains, are nearby. Tubac and other small communities offer shopping, a
Handicap Accessible?: No
Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Required
The park is located in a rural area- to get groceries, etc.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member
We will provided a 1,025 sq ft two-bedroom, 1 full bath house, fully furnished with full sized beds. Equipped with a full kitchen, oven, stove, dishwasher, and dining area. It also has a living room with a sofa, tv, end tables, etc. Screened in porch with a washing machine and dryer. Parking space included. An outdoor patio with a picnic table and spectacular views of the mesquite bosque forest and Santa Rita Mountains.
US Citizenship: Yes