MobilizeGreen
  • 18-Dec-2017 to 16-Feb-2018 (EST)
  • Conservation
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Other
  • Internship

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In partnership with the US Forest Service, MobilizeGreen seeks a Public Affairs Resource Assistant intern to work with the Urban Connections program in the Boston, MA office of the US Forest Service. This position will work with the Forest Service Urban Outreach Specialist in the Boston Metro area to implement the Urban Connections Program. The appointee will implement education and conservation programming, provide work direction for 21st Century Conservation Crew (21CSC) enrollees, and assists in coordinating the Boston 21CSC Coalition. The RA will assist the Urban Connections City Coordinator with assignments, special events and projects that increase engagement of urban residents in the understanding and awareness of natural resources and environmental issues in their communities; enhance the work of U.S. Forest Service partners to encourage urban residents to participate in outdoor recreation activities and the care and improvement of local and natural environments; and highlight the role of the U.S. Forest Service in the conservation of public lands and in a multitude of career choices.

Term: Six months, starting as early as February 5, 2018; start date negotiable. Hours will include weekends and occasional evenings.

Benefits:

  • $500/week living allowance
  • Monthly housing stipend
  • 2-year non-competitive hiring certificate (must complete at least 960 hours to be eligible)
  • Hands on training and experience

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement outreach and engagement efforts to urban communities
  • Assist with the development and implementation of partnership agreements and collaborations
  • Develop social media outreach messages to share information about the Forest Service
  • Assist in coordinating and directing the work of 21CSC enrollees performing conservation in urban parks
  • Provide training and counsel to 21CSC enrollees
  • Travel required.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Work Environment & Physical Demands:

The work environment presents normal, every-day risks or discomforts typical of offices, meeting rooms, field, and travel situations. There will be exposure to the temperate climates encountered in these cities year-round. Local travel in the metropolitan areas will be frequent. At least one trip to a national forest will be included. The work requires that the RA be flexible and adapt to a variety of work settings, both indoors and outdoors. There will physical exertion such as walking and hiking with groups on uneven and even terrain. There will be lifting and moving boxes and equipment up to 25 pounds. At special events, the RA may be standing for long periods.

Other Requirements:

  • US Citizen
  • Ability to relocate to Boston MA

To Apply, Submit:

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Statement of Interest
  • 3 References 

 

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