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Interpretation/Maintenance intern Student Conservation Association Lincoln City, IN

  • Full Time Internship
  • Lincoln City, IN
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Brief Details

Job: Interpretationu002FMaintenance intern
Internship
Internship
Company: Student Conservation Association
Location: Lincoln City, IN

Job Description

Expected Dates
June 1, 2020 to August 23, 2020
Site
Lincoln Boyhood Home
Position ID
PO-00728660
The intern will work in both the Intepretation and Maintenance divisions. In Maintenance, the intern will perform the full range of grounds maintenance duties throughout the park. Duties include; Mows and edges the lawns, trims trees and shrubbery, maintaining formal planting beds, removes trash and debris, sweeping the courtyard, sidewalks and parking lot areas; preparing seed beds, fertilizes and water lawns, bushes,plants and trees. The incumbent performs trail maintenance,including; spreading and raking gravel over the trail’s surface, installing water bars, cleaning culverts and drainages, removing trees, branches and debris from the trails, building and maintaining split rail fences and repairing seasonal washouts.

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In Intepretation, the intern will provides interpretive and visitor services including roving contacts with visitors, conducted tours, orientation talks, film showings, information desk services and living history demonstrations of pioneer skills. Presents programs at the Memorial Visitor Center and the Lincoln Living Historical Farm. Assists with completion of routine information requests.
Location Description
Lincoln Boyhood is located in southern Indian at Lincoln City. It is 42 miles east of Evansville, Indian. The Memorial is a 200 acre wooded historical park adjacent to the 1747 acre Lincoln State Park. the Memorial is in a rural area but shopping facilities, churches, doctors, hospitals, universities, and vocational colleges are in the immediate area. Temperatures range from winter lows in the teens to 20s to summer highs in the 90s.
Training Provided
Trail and grounds maintenance
Educational/Recreational Opportunities
Opportunities will exist for learning about Abraham Lincoln’s time in Indiana. Recreation in the area consist of hiking, boating, camping, birdwatching, bicyclling.
Handicap Accessible?
Yes
Main Area of Focus
Natural Resources Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Forestry
some coursework or experience
Recreation Management
some coursework or experience
Resource Management
some coursework or experience
History
some coursework or experience
Further Details
AmeriCorps Eligible
Eligible
Driving Logistics
Valid Drivers License Needed
Personal Vehicle Required
For access to shopping in town.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
Yes
Housing consists of private bedrooms, a common living area and kitchen.
Certification Requirements
CPR/First Aid
Indoor/Outdoor
Outdoor
US Citizenship
Not Required

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