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Oscar Scherer State Park

County: Other
Categories Environment
Animals
Details:

The Florida Park Service operates under the Division of Recreation and Parks, whose mission is to provide quality resource-based recreation while preserving, restoring and interpreting natural and cultural resources. Oscar Scherer State Park is one of more than 150 state parks in Florida.

Job Description:

The opportunities available include removal of invasive exotic plants, facilitiy repair and maintenance, fence line repair and maintenance, resource management studies and data collection to include water quality testing and monitoring of the Florida Scrub Jay population, public service work such as registering campers and answering telephones.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime, Weekends daytime
Primary Contact: Mr. John Roche
1843 S. Tamiami Tr
Osprey, FL 34229
Phone: 941-483-5957
Email: john.roche@dep.state.fl.us
Website: http://www.floridastatepark.org/oscarscherer
Secondary Contact: Tony Clements
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered:

T-shirt and hat provided, can also earn pins for hat

Additional Information:

We also are a host location for the AmeriCorps Program. It is an opportunity to sign up for a year of service to ones county, like the Peace Corps. Thru the 11 months of service, person will receive a stipend of roughly $1000 a month, uniform training, travel,and experience. By the end of the program person will receive an educational award of about $4500, it can be used for student loan payments or to go school.

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