Description: This intern interpreter position is located on Alcatraz Island, the oldest permanent military installation, west of the Mississippi River. Alcatraz Island has served many roles in history. It has been a U.S. military fortification and prison (1850’s - 1933), federal penitentiary (1934 - 1963), site of an occupation by American Indians (1969 - 1971), breeding site for many species of nesting birds, and a part of the national park system since 1972.
Interns are an integral part of the Alcatraz staff. Working with the National Park Service and its park partner’s, interns provide vital services to Alcatraz visitors. This position is ideal for a recent graduate or someone who can commit full-time for 6 months.
Hours per month: 40 hours a week, with a commitment from April to October. Housing may be available. Biweekly stipend provided.
Description of Duties: The National Park Service seeks outgoing individuals to help with visitor services on the island. This is a great way to develop job and communication skills. Volunteers will rove Alcatraz, provide visitors with information on the island’s natural and cultural history, and resource protection information.
TO APPLY: Fill out the application on https://www.volunteer.gov/results.cfm?ID=5746 and mention the posting on Conservation Board!
When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.