12 01, 2018

Internship Opportunity: Biological Intern

2018-01-12T15:18:37+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Employment, Highlights, Intern, News|

The US Fish & Wildlife Service seeks to fill the Biological Intern position at Parker River National Wildlife Refuge in Newburyport, MA. The primary duties of this position are leading the piping plover recovery program and helping to coordinate a community-based pepperweed eradication project at the refuge. Other duties include assisting in the planning and implementation of wildlife studies, maintaining survey and management records in GIS, analyzing data using standard statistical methods, developing project reports, conducting vegetative surveys, bird surveys, and bird banding and tagging. Intern will work alongside the Wildlife [...]

12 01, 2018

Now Hiring: 2018 Corps Crew Members

2018-01-12T09:42:18+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Conservation Corps, Employment, Highlights, News|

The NorthWoods Conservation Corps is hiring Crew Members for the 2018 season. Crew members (age 15-20) are selected through a competitive application process, hired to work at the crew location closest to them, and supervised by a trained leadership team. Successful candidates receive a weekly wage plus hands-on education and employment experience. Members must be willing to meet the mental and physical challenges of working in the outdoors by demonstrating maturity, enthusiasm, and a strong work ethic. A commitment to the environment and to their local communities is essential. The Kingdom Corps works in Northern Vermont and [...]

11 01, 2018

Now Hiring: 2018 Crew Leaders & Assistant Crew Leaders

2018-01-12T09:58:21+00:00 January 11th, 2018|Conservation Corps, Employment, Highlights, News|

The Northwoods Conservation Corps is hiring Crew Leaders and Assistant Crew Leaders for the 2018 season. Crew Leaders are highly trained, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals who will supervise crew members (ages 15-18), complete conservation projects, and facilitate educational activities through the summer. Leaders must ensure a safe work environment, compile project logs and evaluations, maintain tools and equipment, and make sure all crew members adhere to Northwoods policies and expectations. Assistant Crew Leaders (ages 18 and up) help facilitate learning and conservation projects and work closely with Crew Leaders to supervise crew [...]

9 01, 2018

Internship Opportunity: Roseate & Common Tern Intern (CT)

2018-01-09T13:11:41+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Conservation Corps, Employment, Intern|

Roseate & Common Tern Intern Location: Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge in Falkner Island, CT Duration: May 21 st to August 17 th, 2018 Job Description: Duties include but are not limited to: monitoring productivity of roseate and common tern, banding tern chicks, finding nests in rocky areas, re-sighting fledglings and adults from field blinds, keeping accurate, organized, and detailed data/field notes, doing light maintenance, participating in non-lethal predator management, operating/maintaining small watercraft and associated vehicles, and educating the public. Responsibilities may vary due to the strengths of individuals. Details: [...]

9 01, 2018

Internship Opportunity: Island Keeper Intern

2018-01-09T12:59:42+00:00 January 9th, 2018|Conservation Corps, Employment, Intern|

Island Keeper Intern (Education and Visitor Services) Location: Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge in CT Duration: May 21 st to approximately August 17 th , 2018 Job Description: The Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge is seeking enthusiastic individuals to spend their summer on an island in beautiful coastal Connecticut while gaining valuable, well-rounded experience working in the natural resource field. Duties include but are not limited to: interacting with the public by conducting natural and cultural history tours, leading educational programs for youth and camp groups, assisting with island [...]

8 01, 2018

Internship Opportunity: Common & Roseate Tern Technician (MA)

2018-01-09T13:12:49+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Conservation Corps, Employment, Intern|

US Fish & Wildlife Internship Common and Roseate Tern Technician (1 vacancy) The tern technician will be responsible for monitoring and management of over 11,000 pairs of nesting common terns, as well a monitoring the activities of roseate terns, black skimmers, and laughing gulls within our seabird colony. The technician will spend work days based in a rustic field camp on South Monomoy Island to monitor nesting terns with occasional trips (via kayak) to North and South Monomoy Islands for monitoring other resources including American oystercatchers. Intern must be able to [...]

8 01, 2018

Internship Opportunity: Piping Plover Intern (MA)

2018-01-09T13:14:01+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Conservation Corps, Employment, Intern|

US Fish & Wildlife Internship Piping Plover Intern (1 vacancy) This position involves daily productivity monitoring of approximately 45 pairs of piping plovers from egg laying to chick fledging. Must be able to start by April 30th. Applicants must be able to hike long distances (40 miles per work week) and be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. A living stipend of $500 per week will be provided and free housing is available. Internship runs 14 weeks. Location: Monomoy National Wildlife Refuge – Chatham, MA How to Apply: Send a [...]

8 01, 2018

Internship Opportunity: Tern Intern (MA)

2018-01-09T13:13:08+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Conservation Corps, Employment, Intern|

U.S. Fish & Wildlife Internship Tern Intern (3 vacancies) Duties include but are not limited to monitoring daily productivity from laying to fledging of common and roseate terns, conducting daily observational stints and weather observations, trapping and banding terns, data entry, and general maintenance. Interns are required to live in a remote field camp with no electricity or running water for up to one full week at a time. Interns must be able to start by May 14th and a stipend of $285 will be provided for 14 weeks. Free housing [...]

24 05, 2017

Hiring: Sachuest Point NWR Crew Members, Middletown, RI

2017-05-24T12:55:43+00:00 May 24th, 2017|Conservation Corps, Employment, Highlights, News|

Know a teen in southern New England who loves the outdoors? We are still looking for Corps members for our crew in Sachuest Point National Wildlife Refuge in Middletown, RI. Build trails, control invasive plant species and help protect piping plover! A great opportunity and paid summer gig for conservation-minded teens. LEARN MORE & APPLY HERE: https://www.northwoodscenter.org/wordpress/conservation-corps/employment/conservation-corps-crew-member-application/

25 01, 2017

NorthWoods is Hiring!

2017-01-25T17:07:45+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Conservation Corps, Employment|

NorthWoods Stewardship Center is looking for qualified candidates to fill numerous short-term and long-term seasonal positions in 2017. The NorthWoods Conservation Corps is accepting applications for roughly 20 Crew Leader and 42 Crew member positions throughout the Northeast (northern Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut). Conservation crews complete a variety of river, wildlife, and trail management projects during an intensive 6-week summer field season. All crew staff receive professional training, hands-on work experience, and competitive wages. Additionally, qualified staff may be eligible for housing, internship credit, college course credit, and [...]