Interns will be trained in the data collection techniques prior to entering the AWW.
4. Program Evaluation & Wrap-Up
Interns will give all volunteers an evaluation form at the end of projects;
Interns will be allotted time at the end of the internship to evaluate the program.
Candidates must be 18 years of age by the time the internship begins.
Candidates must have Wilderness First Aid Certification before participating in the internship.
Candidates must have an understanding of trail construction techniques in order to make recommended resource improvements.
Successful Candidate Attributes:
Basic knowledge of paddle skills
Proven ability to camp out in remote locations for up to a week at a time Proven safety record
Experience following detailed recording instructions and making accurate measurements
Flexible personality, able to adapt to changing situations
Able to perform physical labor which could include hiking or paddling for extended periods
of time and lifting weight in excess of 40 lbs. Performs well in a
small group setting
Good work ethic
At least one of the successful candidates will need reliable transportation to travel from the
NFCT Waitsfield, VT office to the Allagash Wilderness Waterway.
Able to perform weekly maintenance (timesheet, plan and prep are meals, mileage logs, daily safety meetings, journaling)
Academic credit can be arranged $2,500 stipend will be provided ($250 per week)
$50 per week for food expense
Variety of trainings including paddle skills
Exposure to a variety
of land management, recreation, habitat/wildlife professionals Reimbursement for mileage associated with work Leadership experience Great environment for building outdoor, environmental, and group skills
More information about the position along with application materials can be found at: