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Environmental Education/Historical Interpretation Apprentice

  • 19 Dec 2017 11:56 AM
    Message # 5642586

    Environmental Education/Historical Interpretation Apprentice


    Location:         The Homeplace Living History Farm at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Western Kentucky and Tennessee


    Duties:             Engages visitors in daily activities typical of a mid-19th century, middle class farm in Western Tennessee. Designs and presents specific programs intended to convey environmental messages in a historic context.  Adapts messages and programs to a wide range of audiences.  Demonstrates historic skills.   Research and special projects may be assigned as appropriate. Support the overall LBL environmental education program by presenting programs/assisting with activities at other facilities and presenting programs at sites outside of the recreation area. 


    Qualifications: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Education,                                                       Recreation, History, or related fields, and not be currently

                            enrolled in school.

    Warm enthusiastic demeanor that is quality customer service driven.

    Interest in engaging visitors with a focus on making their experience fun.

                            Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.

                            Ability to manage multiple projects.

                            Availability for weekend, holiday, and evening work.

                            Valid driver’s license.


    Preferred:        Strong written and oral communication skills with a variety of audiences.

    Interest in handling and caring for livestock. Interest in historic trades such as weaving, spinning, gardening, blacksmithing, woodworking, leatherworking, etc.

    Computer software skills, including word processing skills and skill in  

    database/spreadsheet, including PowerPoint.


    Benefits:          Weekly stipend of $200

    On site housing in fully-furnished houses or house trailers

    Position lasts up to one year


    Closes:             When filled.


    Contact:           Submit cover letter and resume to Darrin Samborski (dsamborski@fs.fed.us)

    USDA Forest Service, Land Between the Lakes

    100 Van Morgan Drive, Golden Pond, Kentucky 42211, (270) 924-2050

    For more information about LBL, visit www.landbetweenthelakes.us

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