Conservation Internship Program


The Idaho Conservation Corps Internship program is an innovative AmeriCorps Program designed to provide hands on training and experience to those interested in pursuing employment with land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. The program is a cooperative effort designed to address community, environmental, and resource management projects.

 

OPEN POSITIONS:

AmeriCorps Forestry Technician (Trails/ Range Technician - 900 HR)
Boise National Forest - Mountain Home, ID
July-December (start/ end dates are determined based on date of hire and required 900 hours of service)

The Boise National Forest is recruiting for one Forestry Technician (Trails/ Range Technician) internship beginning July 8, 2019 through December 20, 2019. The primary areas the intern position will fill are trails maintenance and range monitoring and inventory: The intern will also assist with recreation and history building maintenance/repairs, and other projects as mutually agreed. All duties during this internship are primarily related to natural resource management and are primarily field oriented. The intern will generally be incorporated as a part of a crew or working with another U.S Forest Service employee on a routine basis.

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Conservation Education Resources Assistant (960 HR)
Boise National Forest - Boise, ID
July-December (start/ end dates are determined based on date of hire and required 960 hours of service)

The Boise National Forest is the Capitol City Forest and the gateway to many National Forests in Idaho. The Payette River and Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byways transect through the Forest providing access to the Boise, Payette, Salmon-Challis National Forests and the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. There are multiple educational and interpretive opportunities that have not been fully staffed for the last few years.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to javierl@idahocc.org and include in the subject line the position you are applying for.

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Conservation Education Resources Assistant (960 HR)
Salmon-Challis National Forest - Challis, ID
July-December (start/ end dates are determined based on date of hire and required 960 hours of service)

The Forest Service partners with Idaho State Parks and Recreation, Land of the Yankee Fork Historical Association (Custer), and the Dredge Historical Association to interpret and preserve the settlement and mining history in the Yankee Fork River drainage. The ghost town of Custer as well as the Yankee Fork Gold Dredge receive thousands of visitors each year, making this area among the Forest’s busiest (if not the busiest) day use sites. From Memorial Day through Labor Day, this intern will be at the town site to assist volunteers, Forest, and State personnel in welcoming visitors and interpreting the history of the area for them. Tours as well as a slide show are provided to all visitors. Site interpreters also spend countless hours teaching the art of gold panning to young and old alike.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to javierl@idahocc.org and include in the subject line the position you are applying for.

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For questions or concerns regarding the application process, please contact the Internship Coordinator:

Javier Luna
(208) 805-0325
javierl@idahocc.org