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Koreshan State Historic Site

County: Lee
Categories Environment
Historical & Cultural Sites
Animals
Details:

Koreshan State Historic Site, located on the corner of Corkscrew and US 41, is a 200-acre area managed by the Florida Park Service. The site is dedicated to preserving the heritage and pioneer settlement of a communal society known as The Koreshan Unity. The park also provides nature-based recreation such as camping, canoeing, nature walks, and picnicking. 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. Koreshan State Historic Site is one of more than 150 state parks in Florida.

Job Description:

Opportunities may include: removal or treatment of invasive exotic plants, planting of native vegetation, assisting with the creation and implementation of interpretative programs and displays, maintenance of trails and campground area.  Start time is 8 am sharp every Wednesday.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime
Primary Contact: Mike Heare
3800 Corkscrew Road
Estero, FL 33928
Fax: (239) 992-1607
Phone: (239) 992-0311
Alt Phone: (239) 707-0006
Email: michael.heare@dep.state.fl.us
Website: http://www.floridastateparks.org/koreshan
Secondary Contact: Ashley Pass
Phone: (239) 992-0311
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: Y
Benefits Offered:

Experience with the Florida Park Service. Training and experience in resource management and/or environmental education. Experience working in a park/outdoor environment.

Additional Information:

Work is mostly outdoors in sometimes hot, wet, muddy, buggy conditions. Work may be physically demanding. Volunteers must wear long pants, closed toed shoes, work gloves, sunscreen and water.

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