The Visitor Services Program at Laguna Atascosa National Wildlife Refuge is now recruiting the 2020/2021 Community Engagement and Partnerships Intern. 

As a Visitor Services Intern you will find a rewarding opportunity in connecting communities to public lands by establishing connections and continuing partnerships with local and national partners.  

Our team is waiting for you! Assist us in promoting conservation to multiple age demographics in creative ways that encompass team building, education, recreation, and community efforts.  

Applications are open from October 5 - October 25, 2020. 

Apply now at: 
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  • Living Stipend
  • Eligibility for Segal Education Award
  • Federal non-compete hiring status for one year following service
  • Healthcare
  • Free on-site housing
  • Training
  • Relocation Allowance
  • Student Loan Forbearance Eligibility   
  • 10 leave days, 10 sick days, 5 emergency days
  • Does not decrease eligibility for SNAP and other public assistance





  • Must be a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident
  • Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience
  • Must be able to commit to a full year (365 days) of service
  • Must be at least 18 years of age



The Stewards Individual Placement Program places individual placements across the nation in projects that build capacity, improve access to natural resources, develop and support innovative solutions, develop opportunities for service and economic development, and empower leaders. Each Stewards project is unique, crafted by the local sponsoring organization and Stewards Individual Placement Program staff in order to address the specific needs of the community served. As AmeriCorps VISTAs, Stewards serve in projects that address the root causes of poverty by building local capacity and engaging local community members.