Interns for this position must be AmeriCorps education award recipients. For more information:
Intern will work with park staff to interpret the giant sequoias and other park features to visitors of all ages. Intern will research, develop and present interpretive programs including a giant sequoia walk, campfire program, children's programs including Junior Rangers and Junior Cubs and possibly other interpretive programs. There may be opportunities to assist park staff in other aspects of park management. Intern may also complete a relevant project.
Position ID: PO-00734660
Expected Dates: May 23, 2023 - August 19, 2023
Training Provided: Interpretive techniques and program development; park orientation; wildlife awareness/protection. Numerous books will be sent before arrival to begin preparation for the summer.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Opportunity for field trips to nearby state parks and to other trip destinations such as Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe, Mono Lake and San Francisco. Additional opportunity to complete an independent project (possible).
Main Area of Focus: Education and Interpretation
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Recommended
Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member
Housing is a small manufactured home in park residential area. It is a two bedroom unit with kitchen and bathroom.
US Citizenship: Yes