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Stewards Individual Placement Program

A Program of Conservation Legacy

701 Camino del Rio, Suite 101

Durango, CO 81301

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National Capital Region - Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) Listings

Maryland
D.C.
Virginia

Maryland

D.C.

Virginia

Catoctin Mountain Park Thurmont, MD

Catoctin Mountain Park offers a diverse landscape of  natural and cultural features. With over 25 miles of hiking  trails, scenic vistas, and six campground facilities, this 5800+ acre restored forestland offers a variety of recreational opportunities for all.

The CVA will work with the Catoctin Mountain Park Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP) program. The CVA will serve as the Park's main contact for service groups and will play a vital role in creating, planning, promoting, and leading volunteer community engagement programs at Catoctin Mountain Park.

The park is located 22 miles away  from historic Gettysburg, PA, 68 miles from Baltimore, MD, and 66 miles from Washington, DC.

Full CATO Position Description

Chesapeake & Ohio Canal NHP

Williamsport, MD

Preserving America's early transportation history, the C&O Canal began as a dream of passage to Western wealth. Today it endures as a pathway for discovering historical, natural, and recreational treasures.

This CVA will help us use our current volunteers more strategically, while engaging new volunteers in strategic areas, such as Georgetown and in specific programs/projects at Great Falls. This CVA, in coordination with the other members of the Park's volunteer office, will make sure that we are providing an enriching and fulfilling opportunity for volunteers. The CVA will help us engage new and diverse audiences, demographics, and groups that we previously have not reached, or not reached well. 

The CVA intern will have a lot of options for natural, cultural, recreational, and educational experiences.

 

Full CHOC Position Description 

National Mall,

District of Columbia 

Each year, people from all over the US and the world visit National Mall and Memorial Parks (NAMA)  to recreate, to commemorate, to honor the fallen, to make their voices heard, and to celebrate our nation's commitment to freedom and equality. 

The CVA will help plan, lead, and recruit volunteers, especially corporate and other groups, in resource management and preservation projects at National Mall & Memorial Parks. The CVA will coordinate small and large scale group projects. They will work across park divisions to create, organize, and lead projects,  maintain supplies. 

 

Our nation's capitol offers numerous entertainment and networking opportunities. 

Full NAMA Position Description 

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George Washington Memorial Parkway

McLean, VA

Like a necklace stringing together many rare jewels, the George Washington Memorial Parkway stretches 25 miles along the Potomac River connecting more than two dozen unique park sites, each significant in their own right. he parkway also provides diverse recreation opportunities and some of the most scenic and recognizable vistas of Washington, D.C., which it preserves for millions of visitors each year

The CVA will provide top level support to a variety of volunteer programs across the parkway by working across park divisions and within the community to support, create, and coordinate public  volunteer opportunities . These will include improving park conditions, increasing safety and public awareness, and/or promoting greater cultural and environmental stewardship of park resources.  

D.C. provides superb cultural attractions and recreational areas, many free to the public. GWMP is 7,600 acres with 25 cultural and natural sites.

Full GWMP Position Description 

LOCAL APPLICANTS PREFERRED