Wildlife Habitat Intern (PO-00734331)

The Refuge was established on May 2, 1939 to protect and provide a breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. It is the only forested mountainous refuge in the contiguous 48 states. Come join our team to help maintain the health of the refuge for both animals and humans alike. The intern will assist with wildlife surveys and habitat management and restoration projects. A partial list of projects in the works for this summer include:
Forest Bird surveys
Forest Reptile inventory
Camera traps targeting pine marten and Canada Lynx
Weed control
Aspen stand inventory
Eagle nest monitoring
Endangered plant surveys
Butterfly inventory
Owl surveys
Monarch and milkweed inventory

Benefits included: 

  • $250/week living allowance
  • $1,100 to/from travel allowance
  • AmeriCorps Award valued at $1,718
  • Housing on site

*Application review will begin in March 2023

For SCA’s COVID guidance, please refer to www.thesca.org/covid

Position ID: PO-00734331

Expected Dates: May 29, 2023 - September 17, 2023

1310 Bear Creek Road
Colville, WA 99114

Training Provided: 1st Aid/CPR ATV Operator

Educational/Recreational Opportunities: The refuge is surrounded by National Forest land with hundreds of miles of hiking trails and abundant opportunities for outdoor recreation. Three major national parks are within a few hours drive as is Seattle and the Pacific coast.

Handicap Accessible?: Yes

Main Area of Focus: Wildlife Mgmt

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible

Driving Logistics: Required

Distance to groceries and any other amenities from the office and bunkhouse require personal transportation to access

Housing or Stipend Provided?
A. Partner will provide suitable housing for the member

Housing is provided in a bunkhouse. Bunkhouse houses two people to a room with shared bathrooms and kitchen areas. Bunkhouse is approximately 1/2 mile from office.

Indoor/Outdoor: Combination

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association