Volunteer Education Assistant

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National Park Service

As a member of the education team the volunteer will be primarily responsible for assisting with the creation and presentation of curriculum-based educational programs. Other duties may include educational trainings, upkeep of educational kits, and any additional tasks in the education department that are in accordance with NPS policy and support the center’s overall mission. Programs both formal or informal will typically consist of virtual or in-person lessons and field trips at the center.

The volunteer will also be encouraged to research, design and develop unique curriculum on a topic approved by the education team. The volunteer will participate in both formal and informal training, which will include, but is not limited to, research and development of curriculum-based educational programs, current education standards, classroom management, teaching methodology, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) within the education division at AAPLIC. Additional responsibilities may include assistance with other teams within AAPLIC including Administration, Interpretation, and Visitor Services.

The volunteer will be provided with self-directed learning resources and is expected to maintain a working knowledge of NPS policies and procedures, Alaska natural and cultural history, Alaska public lands, the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, and other information pertinent to the site’s mission, as well as the needs of the public, including both visitors and residents of the local community. Hours will be determined as needed and agreed upon by both the volunteer and their direct supervisor.

Start Date - 2022-01-03

End Date - 2022-09-30

Activities include: Conservation Education

Difficulty_Level: Not Difficult

Hosts Housing Amenities: N/A

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About National Park Service

Location:

1849 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20240, US

Mission Statement

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

Description

The U.S. National Park Service, www.nps.gov, cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. We care for more than 400 national parks and help communities preserve their historic places and open spaces.

Arts & Culture
Environment
Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

Anchorage, AK 99501

(61.21892,-149.85037)
 

SKILLS

  • Environmental Education
  • Interpreter

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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