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Youth Empowerment Steward (YES) - NPS Southeast Regional Office

Conservation Legacy
Beckley, 25801

Youth Empowerment Steward – Southeast Regional Office
Length: Term of positions is 12 weeks; full-time 40 hrs/wk
Location: Atlanta, GA
Living Allowance: $580/week
AmeriCorps Award: Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $$1,678.57 (pre-tax).
Start Date: 9/27/21
Application Due Date: Preference given to applicants that submit application by 9/24/2021
Title of Position YES Intern- Southeast Regional Office


Position Details
Stewards Individual Placement Program (SIPP) provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural resources. Participants work with federal agencies, tribal governments, and nonprofits building institutional capacity, developing community relationships, and supporting ecosystem health. SIPP in partnership with the National Park Service Southeast Regional Office are seeking an intern who will create tools to help communications staff, including interpreters, to create materials and media that comply with Section 508.

Position Responsibilities will include:
• Prepare a catalogue of organizations or agencies that parks and programs in the Southeast Region can work with to conduct accessibility surveys and reviews with a goal of providing access to all wherever feasible within the constraints of natural and cultural resources
• Coordinate with supervisor and facilities to create a list of designated accessibility coordinators in each park or program
• Research online or through personal experience organizations and agencies specializing in supporting individuals who are differently abled to produce a directory or catalog for park and program use in conducting surveys of facilities, programs, and activities with a goal of making improvements or corrections as able or to prepare funding or grant requests to correct or improve
• Work with subject matter experts internal and external to the agency to offer new solutions to access for recreation, education, or daily duties with a goal of improving access for all visitors, volunteers, and employees
• Produce written, audio, and/or video tools to help NPS staff create or convert documents, presentations, and other products to conform with Section 508
• Provide training to NPS staff or volunteers via Microsoft Teams or similar platform on use of tools
• Prepare a follow up task list for future efforts to improve or expand training inaccessibility for interpreters, educators, and volunteer managers


Minimum Requirements:
• 18-30 years of age
• US citizen or legal resident
• Experience in Microsoft Office 365 and Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience preparing and conducting virtual training to an adult audience

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• Ability to communicate effectively
• Able to work independently
• Spanish Language skills are beneficial
• Experience creating engaging video content
• Experience using social media

Benefits: Position is eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program. Value of education award is $1,678.57 (pre-tax).
• Living Allowance: $580/week (pre-tax)
• Specialized training in: Communication skills training, subject matter training, site orientation, and safety training


How to Apply
Apply on-line at: https://stewardslegacy.org/open-positions. In addition to your resume, please submit a one page cover letter highlighting why you are interested in this position and how your background and experience will help you succeed in this position.


Stewards Individual Placements Program does not and will not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all.

Posted: 2021-08-31 Expires: 2021-09-30
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Conservation Legacy
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