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Big Cypress National Preserve

County: Collier
Categories Environment
Details: 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.
Job Description: 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 also have opportunities for students to assist in resource management projects including restoration and research of vegetative communities.
Times of Work: Weekdays daytime
Primary Contact: Bob DeGross
HCR 61, Box 110
Ochopee, FL 34141
Fax: 239-695-3901
Phone: 239-340-01
Website: http://www.nps.gov/bicy
Secondary Contact: Lisa Andrews
Phone: 239-695-1107
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: Y
Benefits Offered: Training in assigned duties, orientation to National Park Service and Big Cypress National Preserve. Use of facilities. Experience with federal government! Connections with National Park Service employees and a taste for work with the agency.
Additional Information: 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.

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