Big Cypress National Preserve
||Big Cypress National Preserve is a unit of the National Park Service. Our mission is to preserve and protect natural and cultural resources and to provide for their enjoyment for current and future generations. There are nearly 400 units of the National Park Service spread throughout the United States.
||We have opportunties in environmental education in which the service learner will assist in curriculum-based science field trips for 6th grade students from Collier County schools.
We have additional opportunities for students to assist across Big Cypress divisions. Potential projects include (but are not limited to) data entry, maintenance work, and restoration and research of vegetative communities.
|Times of Work:
33100 Tamiami Trail
Ochopee, FL 34141
Phone: (239) 695-1107
Alt Phone: (239) 695-1107
Phone: (239) 695-1164
|Worker's Comp for Volunteers?:
||Training in assigned duties, orientation to National Park Service and Big Cypress National Preserve. Use of facilities. Experience with the federal government! Connections with National Park Service employees and a taste for work with the agency.
||Work is mostly outside in wet, muddy and sometimes hot or windy conditions. Work may be physically demanding at times. In the National Park Service, volunteer experience within the agency provides a very positive experience edge when applying for jobs in the agency.