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The Great Basin Institute. |
|Type of Employment:||Intern|
|Environmental Categories:||Environmental Science|
|Industries:||Nonprofit Charitable Organizations|
|Required Education:||High School Diploma|
|Required Work Experience:||No Past Work Experience|
|Compensation:||Stipend $5,200, $2,887 ed award, housing|
April 2-Sep 30 OR April 30-Oct 28, 2017
Americorps Position: $5,200 Stipend, $2,887 ed award, housing
"Connecting Community with Nature" is the Galena Creek Visitor Center's vision, implemented by dedicated environmentalists. Avenues for impact include guided hikes, school field studies, community programs, and summer camp.
The Visitor Center Naturalist/Host will serve as a primary contact with the public through several venues including over the phone, in-person, and through special events outreach. The Galena Creek Recreation Area encompasses Washoe County and U.S. Forest Service lands and is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, 17 miles from Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
The Naturalist/Host will communicate information regarding the Galena Creek Recreation Area’s and Lake Tahoe’s geographic features, recreation sites, hiking and recreation opportunities, and local regulations to visitors. Weekly schedules will include weekend days.
We are fortunate to live and work at 6,400 ft elevation in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains, a short distance from the incomparable Lake Tahoe. Six natural ecosystems are within a 20 minute drive: High desert, forest, still water, wetlands, mountains and rangeland. You will see wild horses and coyotes and may see bears.
The Naturalist will have the opportunity to assist with outdoor, discovery- based education through school field studies and summer camps for children ages 8-17.
As a member of GBI’s AmeriCorps Education Award Program, the Naturalist/Host will:
Compensation and Benefits:
Timeline: April 2 – September 30, 2017 OR
April 30 – October 28, 2017
Additional Position Details:
|Company Name:||The Great Basin Institute|