Interpretive Ranger- NH Conservation Corps

Student Conservation Association

About the organization

The Student Conservation Association is the largest provider of hands-on
environmental conservation programs for youth and adults.

Duties

NH Corps Interpretive Rangers serve as part of the Discover the Power of Parks (DPP) program team. The purpose of this unique program is to engage visitors with the natural, cultural, and recreational resources of New Hampshire. In this position you will connect residents and visitors through fun and engaging programs throughout your service term.

April – Mid-June – Training and Spring Outreach Season:

During this time, you will be living at Bear Brook State Park with the other Interpretive Rangers and Field Crew Members.  Throughout training you will learn from experienced NHCC staff, and other professionals in the field. In addition to the trainings listed below in the “position benefits” summary, you would also receive training in:

SCA, AmeriCorps, and NH State Park policies and protocols

Leadership development and teamwork

Hands-on experience in education, including program development, lesson and curriculum planning, and a variety of evaluation methods

Educational pedagogies and various learning/teaching styles (such as place-based education, hands on and experiential learning, multiple intelligences, and teaching to multi-age audiences)

New England natural and cultural history and local ecology

Outdoor recreation skills including camping, hike safe, and Leave No Trac

Qualifications

Requirements in Order to Serve:

US citizenship

High school diploma or GED

At least 21 years old

A valid driver’s license for at least 3 years

Have a reliable personal vehicle for the duration of the program

Ability to pass required state and federal background checks, as well as motor vehicle record check

A personal computer for the duration of the program

Commit to completing the entire 7-month service term from April 1 – October 31

Preferred Qualifications:

Passion and enthusiasm for the nature, outdoor recreation, ecology, environmental conservation, cultural history, and national service

Interest in education and teaching

Ability to work independently as well as a member of a team

Strong time management skills and attention to detail

Flexible and adaptable

Self-motivation

Public speaking experience

Willingness to camp and cook outdoors for extended periods of time

Creativity for developing engaging lessons and activities is a plus

Salary

Living Allowance $6,820

Application instructions

Contact email: [email protected]

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