National Park Regions

How to Apply to the Program

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Listings for CVA Opportunities are divided by National Park Service Region.

​Application Instructions:

  1. Review the Listings by region. 

  2. Save the position descriptions that you are interested in.

  3. Write a site-specific cover letter to each of your preferred sites.

  4. Complete our online application for your preferred placements (no maximum). Applications open until filled. 

Pacific West REgion

Golden Gate National Recreation Area - 2 Positions Open

Manzanar National Historic Site - 1 Position Open 

Alaska region

Alaska Public Lands Information Center - 2 Positions Open

Intermountain region

Big Thicket National Preserve - 1 Position Open 


Guadalupe Mountains National Park - 2 Positions Open

Glacier National Park - 1 Position Open 

Lyndon B Johnson National Historical Park - 2 Positions Open

Midwest region

Central High School National Historic Site - 2 Positions Open 


Mississippi National River and Recreation Area - 2 Positions Open 

Northeast region

Blackstone River Valley National Historical Park - 1 Position Open


Colonial National Historical Park - 2 Positions Open 

New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park - 1 Position Open

Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historical Park - 1 Position Open

Cumberland Island National Seashore - 1 Position Open 


Jean Lafitte National Historical Park & New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park - 2 Positions Open 

National captial region

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park - 2 Positions Open 

National Mall and Memorial Parks - 2 Positions Open 

Rock Creek Park - 2 Positions Open 

Southeast region