Squam Conservation Internship: New Hampshire

Agency
Squam Lakes Association
Location
Holderness, NH
Job Category
Internships
Salary
unpaid internship
Start Date
05/25/2017
Last Date to Apply
08/23/2017
Website
https://www.squamlakes.org/SCI
Description
The Squam Conservation Internship provides skills and experience for future conservation professionals while working as the driving force behind the SLA’s conservation mission. This volunteer internship provides hands-on conservation work experience and certifications over a broad range of activities. Interns serve as campsite hosts and caretakers at our backcountry campsites, work toward the eradication of variable milfoil, help preserve loon populations on Squam, engage both youth and adults in environmental education, and perform other conservation duties such as shoreline restoration and trail maintenance and construction.

Squam Conservation Interns will receive the following as a part of this volunteer internship:
*Scuba diving certification
*Weed control diver certification
*Lake Host certification
*NH Safe Boating certification
*NH Commercial boating license
*Wilderness First Aid & CPR certifications
*Housing with kitchen facilities
*Travel reimbursement (intern location dependent)
*Weekly Food reimbursement

For more information: squamlakes.org/sci
Qualifications
*Must be 18 years of age by May 23, 2017
*Must be a competent swimmer
*Able to lift 50 pounds
*Able to carry and use heavy tools while hiking
*Able to hike at least 8 miles in a day
*Able to work independently and with a group
*Available from May 23, 2017 through August 23, 2017 (interns can request special permission to leave no earlier than August 18, 2017, if they have school related commitment)
*Must apply online (squamlakes.org/sci)
*Must pass all certification exams
Contact Person
Rebecca Hanson
Contact Phone
603-707-9056
Contact eMail
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