2020 AmeriCorps Wilderness Trainee Position Description
Through a partnership between The Deschutes National Forest, Heart of Oregon, and Discover Your Forest. The Deschutes National Forest is seeking four Generation Green AmeriCorps Members for the summer of 2020. These positions will conduct service related to Wilderness stewardship. Members will report daily to the Forest Service and serve as an AmeriCorps Wilderness Ranger for the duration of their service. This position works with other corps members, Forest Service and Discover Your Forest staff, and volunteers to complete daily duties.
2020 NNVM Caldera Ranger Trainee Position Description
Deschutes National Forest is looking for a motivated individual to serve as a Ranger Training Intern at Newberry National Volcanic Monument in Newberry Caldera. Paulina Visitor Center (Historic Guard Station) is located near the shores of Paulina Lake within Newberry Caldera. It was originally built in 1942, and has been in regular use for many decades. The Paulina Guard Station is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Since 2009, Paulina Guard Station has served as a Visitor Center and bookstore for Newberry National Volcanic Monument. Monument managers wish to highlight the Guard Station history, rich human history surrounding the caldera, and have professional-caliber information/interpretation specialists for the site’s thousands of annual visitors. Trainees will welcome and orient Monument visitors, provide in-depth information and interpretation about Monument sites, perform recreation maintenance tasks, and support campground operations.. This trainee program is managed by the Deschutes National Forest Non-profit Partner, Discover Your Forest where day-to-day assignments are supervised the USFS.
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