Overview

American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with National Park Service, is seeking THREE Education and Outreach Members. During the spring and fall, members will work alongside Great Smoky Mountains National Park staff to present education programs for students in grades K-12. In the summer, members will create and provide interpretation / outreach programs for park visitors, rove trails, and assist with wildlife and traffic management.

See position description for the 24-week position: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/752210.html
See position description for the 16-week position: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/743211.html

Tagged as: Conservation, Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

- Must be US citizen or Permanent Resident to comply with federal contracts
- Have valid driver's license and insurable driving record
- Must have a personal vehicle
- Must pass criminal history checks
- Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or receive a medical or religious exemption

Required Skills:

- Able to professionally represent ACE and Great Smoky Mountains NP
- Ability to be self-directed and a contributing member of a group
- Ability to perform essential duties of position with or without reasonable accommodation
- Willing to serve outdoors in varying weather conditions
- Able to communicate clearly and concisely with resource professionals
- Have effective communication skills with diverse audiences

Preferred Skills:

- Experience in environmental education, ecology, history, education, cultural resources, park management or related discipline
- Knowledge and skills in principles of education and interpretation
- Knowledge and willingness to learn more about the natural and cultural history of the Southern Appalachians
- Excellent public speaking skills
- Enthusiastic about serving with audiences of all ages

About American Conservation Experience

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing rewarding environmental service opportunities for youth of all backgrounds to explore and improve public lands while gaining practical professional experience.

Application Instructions

Please submit your resume, a cover letter demonstrating your interest and experience, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/. Early consideration will be given as resumes are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position, please feel free to contact NPS Recruitment Specialist, Victoria Yee, at [email protected]