Overview

Title: Education and Interpretation Individual Placement at Antietam National Battlefield

Location: 302 E Main St, Sharpsburg, MD 21782

Positions Available: 1 Internship

Position Dates: March 21st, 2022 – September 16th, 2022 (26 weeks)

Pay Rate: $15/hr

Status: 40 hours/week, Full-Time/Temporary

Contact: [email protected]

The deadline to apply to this position February 31st, 2022.
The Education and Interpretation Individual Placement will be responsible for coordinating, preparing and presenting programs for the general public, splitting their time between the park visitor center, and local schools. At the park visitor center, the intern will present Battlefield Orientation Talks, working the information desk, providing informal interpretation, and presenting living history programs. In schools, presentations include hands-on, curriculum-based, Parks as Classrooms programs to students in preschool through college. This position is focused on engaging the public by sharing information on the history of the park, while developing skills like public speaking and interpersonal communication.

Tagged as: Conservation, Instruction and Guiding, Teaching/Education

Qualifications:

General Qualifications:

Public speaking and presentation skills and abilities
Interest and/or knowledge in U.S. History and the Civil War
Valid driver’s license
Must pass National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check
Possess a High School Diploma or G.E.D.
U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident

Preferred Qualifications:

Professionalism in working with project partners and park visitors
Background in customer service or education/teaching/public presentation
Two yea

About Appalachian Conservation Corps

The Appalachian Conservation Corps (ACC) is a non-profit whose mission is to engage motivated young adults to complete challenging and impactful conservation and service projects throughout the region. ACC works with a variety of land management agencies throughout the state such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service, and The Nature Conservancy.

Our programs focus on place-based learning, life skills development, appreciation of diversity, civic responsibility and career development. ACC also provides an opportunity for members to learn about the local environment, environmental issues and introduces individuals to recreation and resource management careers.

Application Instructions

Apply via our website, https://jobs.silkroad.com/ConservationLegacy/Careers/jobs/3066