Galena Creek Visitor Center Internship, Nevada

Country: United States of America,
Type: Environment & Wildlife Conservation,
Organisation: WorkingAbroad Projects

Internship positions available to assist with environmental education on the forest and urban interface between Reno, Nevada and the Sierra Nevada mountains, with special emphasis on the unique ecology of Galena Creek Park

Visitor Center Host interns will have the primary responsibility of welcoming visitors to the center and providing information about the natural and cultural significance of the region, with special emphasis on the unique ecology of Galena Creek Park. This position will work with the Great Basin Institute, and collaboratively with the US Forest Service and Washoe County.

Project Details

Interns will be involved with several tasks, including:

• Staff the information desk at the Galena Creek Visitor Center;
• Interact positively with the public and provide information about the surrounding area;
• Provide daily center upkeep;
• Operate the gift store register;
• Coordinate with Great Basin Institute staff in the implementation of community programs; and
• Other responsibilities as requested.

Positions are for 30 hours per week. Housing and full utilities are provided.

Individuals and students with a background in Environmental Science and Ecology can apply.


Contact Details


The Coombe, Spring Barn Farm

Kingston Road

Lewes BN7 3ND

United Kingdom

Telephone 1: +44 1273 479 047


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