MobilizeGreen
  • 06-Feb-2018 to 07-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Natural Resource Management
  • Bedford, IN, USA
  • Internship

MobilizeGreen is offering 4 paid intern positions working on the Hoosier National Forest this summer. The term of the internships are from 12 - 16 weeks.  Interns will work closely with Forest recreation and wilderness staff. 

Duties

Primary duties will include maintenance of recreation areas, trails, and wilderness; logging out and clearing trails; cleaning vault toilets and facilities; mowing grass and trimming; and other miscellaneous projects and duties as needed. Applicants must be able to perform arduous work, in various terrain and weather conditions, including rainy, hot, humid, etc for full days. Applicants must possess a positive attitude and the ability to interact with the public while performing other work in recreation areas and on trails.  The work schedule is 40 hours a week, primarily Monday through Friday with some required weekend work (including summer holiday weekends).  Work-day hours are generally 7:00 am - 3:30 pm, but may require longer/later days occasionally. Interested applicants must possess a valid driver's license.  START DATE:  May 2018.

  • Current college student or recent graduate
  • Chainsaw and mower experience, hand tools, and trail maintenance  - competent with supervision
  • Valid driver's license required
  • U.S. citizenship

Housing

Housing is not provided; however, there are rental opportunities in the cities of Bedford and Bloomington. 

Living Allowance/Stipend

The stipend is $500 per week. 

The Forest: 

The Hoosier National Forest encompasses over 200,000 acres in South Central Indiana stretching south from Bloomington to the Ohio River. The Forest is located within a two-hour drive of Cincinnati, Ohio, Evansville and Indianapolis, Indiana, and Louisville, Kentucky. The Forest provides a range of opportunities and resources for people to enjoy. The many recreation opportunities including camping, fishing, hiking, horseback riding, hunting, mountain bike riding, and viewing scenery. The only congressionally designated wilderness in Indiana, the 13,000 acre Charles C. Deam Wilderness provides opportunities for users desiring higher levels of solitude.  In addition the Forest has over 265 miles of trails for hiking, biking, or horseback riding.  Additional information about the Forest may be found at:   http://www.fs.fed.us/r9/hoosier.

 

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