Environmental Education/Historical Interpretation Apprentice, The Homeplace Living History Farm (Golden Pond, KY)
Contributed By: The Homeplace Living History Farm
Location: The Homeplace Living History Farm at Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area in Western Kentucky and Tennessee.
Duties: The position demonstrates 19th century work typical of a middle class farmstead while focusing on environmental education themes when interpreting the work for the public. Also participates in planning, execution, and evaluation of daily interpretive programs and special events for the general public and organized groups. Research and special projects related to increased customer satisfaction may be assigned as appropriate. The position will also spend at least 10% of their time delivering interpretive program presentations throughout Land Between the Lakes.
Qualifications: Must possess a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Education, Recreation, History, or related fields, and not currently be enrolled in school. Warm enthusiastic demeanor that is quality customer service driven.
- Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
- Ability to manage multiple projects.
- Availability for weekend, holiday, and occasional evening work.
- Valid driver’s license.
Preferred: Strong written and oral communication skills with a variety of audiences.Experience in handling and caring for livestock. Interest in historic trades such as weaving, spinning, gardening blacksmithing, woodworking, leatherworking, etc. Computer software skills, including word processing skills and skill in database/spreadsheet, including PowerPoint.
- Weekly stipend of $200
- On site housing in fully-furnished houses or house trailers
- Position lasts up to one year
Closes: When filled.
Contact: Submit cover letter and resume to:
USDA Forest Service,
Land Between The Lakes
100 Van Morgan Drive
Golden Pond, Kentucky 42211
For more information visit www.lbl.org.
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Posted: April 13, 2009
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