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    Default The Student Conservation Association has Several Biking Safety Internships in the D.C

    The Student Conservation Association www.thesca.org has several expense paid internships working on bikes in the D.C. area and we are currently looking for applicants. Do you want an internship where you can work on a bike riding on trails around the city? These internships will focus on bike safety and other aspects of bike riding and will be conducted on bike trails around the city. If you are interested you will have to complete an internship application on our website. Below are some links which will take you to the position descriptions and will allow you to fill out an internship application on our website. If you have any questions feel free to contact:
    Alvi Seda
    aseda@thesca.org
    240-863-1825
    Recruiting Coordinator for Diversity Initiatives



    Bike Trail Ambassador
    Expected Dates
    July 12, 2015 to October 3, 2015
    Site
    George Washington Memorial Parkway
    Position ID
    PO-00648020
    Interns will work within a small team to support the Bike Trail Ambassador program at the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Work will include public outreach activities out on the Mount Vernon Trail and in the local community; conduct trail patrol activities; quickly and accurately report trail conditions; and engage the public around use and safety and bicycle/walker etiquette. A main objective will be to increase the use of the trails by multiple groups, which will involve some research and communication efforts in the local community. Ambassadors will sponsor trailside outreach activities with educational themes utilizing a mobile ‘Ranger Mount Vernon Trail Visitor Center’. Ambassadors will also organize high profile volunteer trail clean up days with public participants along the trail and adjacent lands.
    Location Description
    Mount Vernon Trail on the George Washington Memorial Parkway
    http://www.nps.gov/gwmp/planyourvisit/mtvernontrail.htm
    Training Provided
    On the Job
    Bicycle Safety
    First Aid/CPR
    Educational/Recreational Opportunities
    Trail outreach activities using tents and educational exhibits;
    Communication with local community; Organizing clean-ups.
    Main Area of Focus
    Education and Interpretation
    Education, Training & Skills Expected
    Communications
    some coursework or experience
    Education
    some coursework or experience
    Recreation Management
    some coursework or experience
    Customer Service
    some experience
    Leadership Experience
    some experience
    Community Engagement
    some experience
    Public Speaking
    some experience
    Volunteer Coordination
    some experience
    SHOWFURTHER DETAILS
    http://www.thesca.org/serve/position...or/po-00648020




    Bike Trail Ambassador - Local Only
    Expected Dates
    May 3, 2015 to July 25, 2015
    Site
    George Washington Memorial Parkway
    Position ID
    PO-00611198
    Interns will work within a small team to support the Bike Trail Ambassador program at the George Washington Memorial Parkway. Work will include public outreach activities out on the Mount Vernon Trail and in the local community; conduct trail patrol activities; quickly and accurately report trail conditions; and engage the public around use and safety and bicycle/walker etiquette. A main objective will be to increase the use of the trails by multiple groups, which will involve some research and communication efforts in the local community. Ambassadors will sponsor trailside outreach activities with educational themes utilizing a mobile ‘Ranger Mount Vernon Trail Visitor Center’. Ambassadors will also organize high profile volunteer trail clean up days with public participants along the trail and adjacent lands.
    Location Description
    Mount Vernon Trail on the George Washington Memorial Parkway
    Training Provided
    On the Job
    Bicycle Safety
    First Aid/CPR
    Educational/Recreational Opportunities
    Trail outreach activities using tents and educational exhibits;
    Communication with local community; Organizing clean-ups.
    Main Area of Focus
    Education and Interpretation
    Education, Training & Skills Expected
    Communications
    some coursework or experience
    Education
    some coursework or experience
    Recreation Management
    some coursework or experience
    Customer Service
    some experience
    Leadership Experience
    some experience
    Community Engagement
    some experience
    Public Speaking
    some experience
    Volunteer Coordination
    some experience
    Further Details:
    http://www.thesca.org/serve/position...ly/po-00611198



    CWDW Mountain Bike Trail Project Coordinator - LOCAL ONLY

    Expected Dates
    June 1, 2015 to October 18, 2015
    Site
    Fort Dupont Park
    Position ID
    PO-00647965
    The National Park Service is seeking a project leader for the Civil War Defenses of Washington Mountain Biking Trail repair project at Fort Dupont Park. The Intern will work with park staff to complete identified trail repair projects, coordinate and lead service projects, recruit volunteers, engage community members in outreach programs, develop a CWDW trail ambassador program, lead mountain bike tours, coordinate and support SCA summer trail crews, document projects as they are completed and assist Park Staff at special events. The majority of time will be spent on coordinating/leading trail repair projects and community outreach to promote safe and healthy recreation on the trail. This is a full time position at Fort Dupont Park lasting 12 months. Valid drivers licence is required for this position.

    Fort Dupont Park, in Washington DC, is one of the Civil War Forts that is found along the 7 mile Mountain Biking Trail in National Capital Parks-East. The Park offers a variety of resources to visitors including Historic Sites, Civil War History, Recreation Trails, Summer Concerts and Community Gardening. The region offers an abundance of educational and recreational opportunities including Historic park sites, Washington DC monuments and museums, skiing, climbing, fishing, boating, canoeing, hiking, jogging and biking all within a 1-2 hour drive.

    Local candidates only - must be within commuting distance to apply.
    Location Description
    Fort Dupont Park, Washington D.C.
    Training Provided
    First Aid/CPR
    UTV Safety
    Educational/Recreational Opportunities
    A wide variety of educational opportunities will be offered by CWDW and additional resources are located within the National Capital Region.
    Professional Development Opportunities

    Main Area of Focus
    Backcountry/Trail work
    Education, Training & Skills Expected
    Education
    some coursework or experience
    Forestry
    some coursework or experience
    Earth Sciences
    some coursework or experience
    Recreation Management
    some coursework or experience
    History
    some coursework or experience
    Customer Service
    some experience
    GPS
    some experience
    Hand Tools
    competent without supervision
    Writing/Publishing
    some experience
    Trail Maintenance
    competent without supervision
    Further Details:
    http://www.thesca.org/serve/position...ly/po-00647965
    Last edited by The Student Conservation; 04-02-2015 at 08:55 AM.

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