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Organization

Naturalist Intern

Location: Rolling Hills Estates CA, 90274

Date: 6/16/2019 Spots Remaining: 10

Description

Quick Overview: Tasks vary and can include working in nature reserve centers during open hours and supporting onsite education programs.

Organization name and website: Palos Verdes Land Conservancy, learn more at www.pvplc.org

Mission: The mission of the Palos Verdes Peninsula Land Conservancy (PVPLC) is to "preserve land and restore habitat for the education and enjoyment of all."

Impact: To help maintain the natural beauty of Palos Verdes and gain knowledgeable insight into this line of work.

Internship roles and responsibilities: A Naturalist Intern will work under the direction of a managing Naturalist to help in the nature centers run by the Conservancy. The centers are located at George F. Canyon and White Point Nature Preserves. Tasks will include working in these Centers during opening hours, supporting onsite education programs, help with maintaining and developing exhibits and educational materials and helping with trail and demonstration garden monitoring and maintenance.

Requirements: Currently 18 years old or older/ currently enrolled in college or university; familiarity with local native plants and animals; ability to work independently, available to work shifts during Nature Center open hours Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday (10-4) or Friday (1-4)

Accessibility: Wheel chair unaccessible 

Project Leaders

Connie Smith, Director of Education

To Apply

Please apply at: www.pvplc.org/_ about/employment.asp or send with a cover letter and resume to: Brittany Goldsmith Volunteer Program Manager 310-541-7613 x 215 bgoldsmith@pvplc.org

Volunteer Roles & Responsibilities
  • Issue Area(s): Environment
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