Salmon Camp Instructor (Seasonal Position): *Accepting Applications December 20th-January 24th* Spend the summer outside, learn about the environment of Kodiak, Alaska and share your love for nature with children as an instructor for the 18th annual Kodiak Refuge Science and Salmon Camp. This position will be part of a three person team to facilitate and lead field trips, lessons, games, hikes, tide-pooling excursions, art and song and to provide an adventurous and creative week of hands-on learning for students. Interns work directly under our Salmon Camp Director and Environmental Education Specialist utilizing and enhancing existing curriculum on the 2014 theme of habitat. 16 week volunteer internship (includes travel, housing, stipend and scholarship.) Interns are required to arrive by May 4th with an end date of August 23rd. See Position Description for more program details and application instructions.
Visitor Center Year-round: Volunteer 2-3 hours a week at our Visitor Center Information Desk & partner bookstore. Offer your expertise about the local Kodiak environment to the public or start volunteering as a way to learn more about Kodiak! We provide all training necessary.FUN Program (September-April): Design and host a weekly or bi-weekly environmental education program for 3-5 year olds utilizing stories, crafts, and songs about Kodiak nature. Wednesdays 10:30am-11:45am.Special Events: Volunteer at special events such as Envirothon, International Migratory Bird Day, or Refuge Week. Contact the Volunteer Coordinator for more information and a schedule of upcoming events.
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Kodiak bears and Sitka black-tailed deer both eat fireweed (Epilobium angustifolium), a wild herb that blooms with purple flowers in August.