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🔗Tribal Community Engagement Fellow – Grand Teton National Park

  • Fellowship
  • Full Time
  • Internship
  • Jackson, Wyoming
  • $800 USD / Week
  • Applications have closed
  • Department: National Park Service
  • Job Reference #: 3
  • Job Summary: The Tribal Community Engagement Fellow presents education programs for schools, community groups, and career development programs along with the rest of the three to five person education team. The team serves around 8,000 youth annually.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Qualifications 

    Required:

    Experience leading youth education and development programs.
    Knowledge of indigenous culture/s and experience working with and among indigenous people.
    Members must be a U.S. citizen or Permanent Resident, as required byU.S. government contracts
    Willing and able to represent ACE and the partner organization in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner.
    Ability to be both self-directed/work alone, and be a positive, contributing member of a group.
    A valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record (documentation to be provided upon request).
    Willing to undergo and must pass the required two-part criminal history check.
    Ability to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
    ACE Members will need to complete bi-weekly timesheets, beginning of term feedback forms, end of term evaluations and for longer terms, a mid-term evaluation.
    To learn more about eligibility requirements, please visit our website https://www.usaconservation.org/epic/#eligibility-requirements.

    Preferred:

    Competitive applicants for this position can hold or be pursuing a four semesters of college and/or have relevant experience in subject areas such as indigenous studies, natural resources, education.
    Experience developing lessons for place-based education.
    Knowledge of conservation, ecology, indigenous studies.
    Ability and willingness to research, design, prepare and implement both short and multi-day programs.
    Deep interest in youth development and cultural relevance
    Professional, timely and empathetic communication – both written and oral
    Organizational skills

  • How to Apply:

    To Apply: Please submit your resume, a cover letter demonstrating your interest and experience, and contact information for three professional/academic references to the online application page for this position here: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/971010.html. Early consideration will be given as resumes are received. This position may close at any time. If you have any questions regarding this position please feel free to contact the EPIC NPS Member Coordinator, Deja Charles at dcharles@usaconservation.org.

  • Job benefits: Living Allowance: The ACE Member is expected to contribute ~40 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $800/week to help offset the costs of food and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly. Public Land Corps Hiring Authority: Members serving under this agreement may be eligible for a federal hiring authority upon completion of their term of service. PLC projects also include specific eligibility requirements such as age and citizenship. Please contact ACE staff with questions about eligibility, or view general information online https://www.usaconservation.org/epic/#eligibility-requirements. Housing: ACE members will be accommodated in provided housing at no cost for the duration of the term. Relocation Allowance: The ACE member will have access to up to $1,000 to be used for eligible relocation expenses. Further details regarding distribution of these funds will be provided during the interview process. Provided Training/Orientation: ACE member will receive position specific training and an orientation outlining ACE policies and procedures, clear guidance on prohibited activities, and networks for support. Specific training may include National Park Service mission, orientation to ranger careers, place-based education pedagogy, and on the job safety.
  • Physical Demands / Work Environment: Physical Demands, Work Environment and Working Conditions: Physical Demands: Requires frequent sitting, standing, walking, hiking, talking and hearing. Manual dexterity required for use of various computer keyboard/mouse and other office equipment. Ability to hike over rough terrain, camp overnight under field conditions, participate in occasional outdoor recreation like boating or canoeing. Vision Requirements: Requires close, distance, peripheral and depth perception vision as well as the ability to focus without accommodation. Weight Lifted or Force Exerted: Occasional physical work that may include lifting and moving 20 lbs Environmental: Outdoor and indoor conditions. Work environment conditions can change frequently; working under adverse weather conditions and in various climates. Mainly indoor, office environment conditions; indoor air quality is good and temperature is controlled. Noise Environment: Moderate noise such as in a business office with equipment and light traffic. Travel: This position may require domestic travel, primarily within the region
  • Contact Name: Deja Charles
  • Application URL: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/971010.html

Website American Conservation Experience

The Tribal Community Engagement Fellow will support the Education and Community Engagement team at Grand Teton National Park. Duties will include:

Engaging under-represented audiences through community partners and events with a focus on Native American and/or youth in the greater Grand Teton area
Presenting or creating education and career development programs or tools for students and community groups
Reinforcing long term partner relationships by focusing on positive outcomes and communicating regularly and clearly
Examples of past projects include: creating a Tribal Training Tool for park staff to better interpret indigenous presence and history, creating content for and leading week-long residential learning opportunities for local tribal youth, leading field trips and distance learning programs, and supporting residential and day programs for local Latine/x youth.
Assisting in managing logistics and coordination of tribal youth programs