Looking for experience in natural resources management? Excited to learn about a career as a Park Ranger? Then join Rock Island State Park for some early spring invasive species management, flora-fauna surveys, and other tasks that keep our parks healthy!
The best way to get experience is to spend some time over spring break volunteering with people working in your field. Volunteerism leads to experience, experience leads to job interviews, and interviews lead to positions!
Be prepared to work hard in warm or cold conditions. The park is rugged, steep, and you may encounter stinging insects, venomous snakes, ticks, mites, poison ivy, and other nuisances common to field work this time of year. Come for a day, a week, or the full two weeks (March 7-19). Temporary housing on park may be available if needed (include in your email if you need this accommodation).
If you are interested in wildlife habitat management, state park operations, or becoming a Park Ranger then please join us March 7-19th!
Looking for volunteers who have enrolled and are working towards a degree in a natural resources management related field; although not necessary.
Join by signing up on our website (https://tnstateparksvolunteer.galaxydigital.com/need/detail/?need_id=661487) by creating an account and choosing "Respond" to the "Spring Break Natural Resources Volunteer Opportunity" post. Then email us (email@example.com) with your availability, whether you need housing or not, a short paragraph explaining the experience your looking for, and any questions you may have.