Deer Flat Jobs

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Deer Flat NWR is currently recruiting for two AmeriCorps positions and teenagers for the Teen Intern Program. 

Check USAJobs for Fish and Wildlife Service jobs or inquire about getting involved at Deer Flat as a volunteer.

  • Teen Intern Program

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    We are seeking teens interested in learning about conservation, giving back to the community, and developing professional skills. Develop your professional and leadership skills through conservation projects, hands-on science, and visitor services activities. 

    Program Flyer

    Application

  • Environmental Educator AmeriCorps members (1 or 2)

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    Do you like to teach children and adults about wildlife and the environment? Then apply for one of two 11-month Environmental Educator AmeriCorps positions at Deer Flat NWR. More information is available in the position description. Position(s) will begin September 2019. This position is contingent on funding. Funding should be confirmed in late July or early August.

    To apply, submit:

    1. Cover letter
    2. Resume
    3. Contact information for three professional references
    4. Narrative responses to these questions: 
      • Describe experiences that demonstrate your knowledge of and skill in planning and implementing activities to engage youth directly with nature through environmental education and interpretive programs.
      • Describe experiences that demonstrate your skill in communicating complex information and ideas (orally and in writing) to individuals and groups with varying levels of education and diverse backgrounds.
       

    Please submit complete application by July 3, 2018. Applications will be reviewed starting July 5. Submit to: 

    Susan Kain
    Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge
    13751 Upper Embankment Road
    Nampa, ID 83686
    susan_kain@fws.gov
    fax: 208-467-1019

    Contact Susan at (208) 467-9278 for more information. 

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  • Volunteer Coordinator AmeriCorps member (1)

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    Do you like to work with teens and adults in service for the environment? Then apply for the 11-month Volunteer Coordinator AmeriCorps position at Deer Flat NWR. More information is available in the position description

    Position will begin September 2019. This position is contingent on funding. Funding should be confirmed in late July or early August.

    To apply, submit 

    1. Cover letter
    2. Resume
    3. Contact information for three professional references
    4. Narrative responses to these questions: 
      • Describe experiences that demonstrate your knowledge of and skill in supervising volunteers or staff 
      • Describe experiences that demonstrate your organizational and communication skills.

    Please submit complete application by July 3, 2019. Applications will be reviewed starting July 5. Submit to: 

    Susan Kain
    Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge
    13751 Upper Embankment Road
    Nampa, ID 83686
    susan_kain@fws.gov
    fax: 208-467-1019

    Contact Susan at (208) 467-9278 for more information.

    Learn More