• Conservation Education • Other • Tour Guide/Interpretation • Visitor Information • General Assistance
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Want to inspire youth to tackle environmental and social justice issues. Drawn to teachingK-12 students. Fascinated by the geology at your feet. Want to know more about the magic of the ancient redwood forest. Provoked by the possibilities of archeological investigation.
The Golden Gate National Recreation Area, with sites such as Muir Woods, Alcatraz Island, Marin Headlands, Fort Point National Historic Site, and Presidio of San Francisco, offers a dynamic outdoor classroom.
As an Education Intern with the National Park Service, you will:
• Deliver classroom lessons that prepare students for field sessions
• Lead field programs with the help of other park staff and volunteers
• Help design curriculum materials and field activities for outdoor programs
Good communications skills
Bi-lingual skills a plus
A valid driver's license is required
Professional demeanor while working with visitors and colleagues
Basic knowledge of relevant subject area and inquiry approach to learning is helpful
Out-of-pocket expenses up to $30 per workday
Free Dormitory housing in the park
National Park Service Volunteer uniform
Training opportunities in interpretation and education
Personal enrichment and experience working in a national park
Experience working with diverse groups of students, teachers and park staff
Full-time position -- 40 hours per week, Monday – Friday; time-off is available during
school breaks as arranged with supervisor
Opportunities for October 2016 through May 2017
For more information about programs, please see our web site at www.nps.gov/goga/forteachers
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Other Description: Dorm style housing with common areas including common bathrooms, living areas, and kitchens. Shared housing with diverse individuals of all ages and social economic backgrounds.