• Conservation Education • Other • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
Volunteer at one of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services model Visitor Services Programs! San Francisco Bay National Wildlife Refuge Complex is located in California’s San Francisco Bay with thousands acres of wetland habitat protecting endangered species and migratory birds. You will gain experience working with the Visitor Services staff at our various refuge locations assisting with the summer camp programs with local youth (1st – 12th grade). There is one Environmental Education Internship position available.
Requirements: • Public speaking ability • Experience working with people, especially children • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team • Upper division college standing • Organizational skills • Valid driver’s license and driving skills (Government vehicle provided for official business) • Ability to research • Available Monday – Friday and occasional weekends and evenings • Background check required Skills Desired: • Background in environmental education, interpretation, recreation, wildlife biology or environmental studies • Experience with MS office programs and power point • First aid/CPR certification • Willingness to learn • Enthusiasm and sense of humor • Bilingual (Spanish/ English)
Benefits: * Free space in a bunk house on the Refuge with minimum 32 hours of volunteer service per week; or 35 amp RV pad available for 32 hours of volunteer service per week * Opportunity to assist biology program on inventory and monitoring projects, surveys, habitat restoration, and other projects on the San Francisco Bay NWR Complex. *Opportunity to assist all aspects of a well-established urban National Wildlife Refuge visitor services program. *Training and networking possibilities: CPR/ First Aid (required if not up to date), Learning Webinars with National Conservation Training Center, networking opportunities with local environmental education organizations in the San Francisco Bay Area, etc. *Free shirt and bag!
Please send Cover Letter, Resume, and 2 References to: Genie Moore, firstname.lastname@example.org, For more information please call: 408-262-5513 ext 100