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Environmental Education/Historical Interpretation Apprentice - The Homeplace Living History Farm - Golden Pond, K

  • 17 Feb 2016 2:08 PM
    Message # 3827572
    ALHFAM Webmaster (Administrator)

    Environmental Education/Historical Interpretation Apprentice
    The Homeplace Living History Farm
    Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area
    Golden Pond, KY

    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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