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Natural Resources Conservation Service

County: Hendry
Categories Computer/Technology
Environment
Details: Originally established by Congress in 1935 as the Soil Conservation Service (SCS), NRCS has expanded to become a conservation leader for all natural resources, ensuring private lands are conserved, restored, and more resilient to environmental challenges, like climate change. NRCS works with landowners through conservation planning and assistance designed to benefit the soil, water, air, plants, and animals that result in productive lands and healthy ecosystems.
Job Description:

Students volunteering with the NRCS can expect to help staff with general office duties such as filing, faxing, and printing paperwork. On occasion, students will also join the NRCS team for field visits, which may include assisting with surveying property, inspection of structures, and meetings with landowners. Students should be willing to work outdoors in hot, humid weather.

Times of Work: Weekdays daytime
Primary Contact: Mrs Barbara Tillis
1085 Pratt Boulevard
LaBelle, FL 33935
Phone: 8636745700 100
Alt Phone: 8366744160 100
Email: Barbara.Tillis@fl.nacdnet.net
Website: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov
Worker's Comp for Volunteers?: N
Benefits Offered:

n/a

Additional Information:

Students wishing to volunteer with the NRCS must register as an Earth Team Volunteer. Registration allows students to be eligible for field work and paperwork handling, as ethical considerations apply to this position. Registration information can be found online

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