Program partners

Stewards Individual Placement Program

A Program of Conservation Legacy

701 Camino del Rio, Suite 101

Durango, CO 81301

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Northeast Region - Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) Listings

Florida
Georgia
North Carolina
Mississippi
Tennessee

Florida

Southeast Archeological 

Center Tallahassee, FL

Georgia

North Carolina

Cape Hatteras

National Seashore

Nags Head, NC

The mission of the Southeast Archeological Center (SEAC) is to provide the best archeological and collections management assistance possible to national parks and partners. 

The SEAC CVA will assist in recruiting, organizing, and incorporating volunteers into ongoing projects at SEAC to accomplish our mission of protecting and preserving cultural resources. Volunteers directly affect our ability to conduct archaeological  field work, lab work, research, and other aspects of cultural resource protection. Volunteers enable us to undertake more projects and accomplish more cultural resource management. The CVA will organize programs and recruit volunteers to contribute to our goals. The CVA will develop and review current volunteer procedures and policies. 

 

Tallahassee, FL as the state capital offerds all of the expected benefits that come with hosting the state's elected officials. 

Full SEAC Position Description 

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Cumberland Island is the largest barrier island off the coast of Georgia, encompassing more than 36,000 acres of maritime forests, salt marsh and beaches. The island is also home to over 9,800 acres of federally designated wilderness.

The CVA will serve as part of the volunteer management team and play a key role in volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling, recognition and program management. The CVA will work with local educational partners and the park Education Technician to create a service learning program on the island.

 

The park offers a number of ranger-led interpretive and educational programs on and off the island. The CVA will be trained by NPS staff and be a full team member of the interpretation, education and visitor services division. Opportunities for professional development will be available throughout the internship.

Full CUIS Position Description 

A haven for recreation and reflection, the islands of Cape Hatteras National Seashore are constantly changing by tide, storm, current, and wind.  Steeped in history, the generations of inhabitants have witnessed such events like the death of Blackbeard the pirate, Civil War battles,  and much more. 

The CVA will help to strengthen the connections between the site and the surrounding community by embarking on the establishment of two new Volunteers-In-Parks (VIP) programs: the Lighthouse Keeper Volunteers Program and Artist-in Residence Program. 

This site and the nearby community offer adventure, dining, culture, and recreational activities for many areas of interest.  Visitors are encouraged to come with an Outer Bank's bucketlist.

Full CAHA Position Description 

South Carolina

Reconstruction Era National Historical Park

Beaufort, SC

The Reconstruction Era National Historical Park, formerly Reconstruction Era National Monument is a United States National Historical Park in Beaufort County, South Carolina established by President Barack Obama in January 2017 to preserve and commemorate activities during the Reconstruction Era that followed the American Civil War.

This position will be an integral part of the park team and will focus on community engagement through work with park volunteer program and interpretive and educational programming. Responsibilities include working directly with park staff to manage park volunteer program and being actively involved in volunteer recruitment, training and development of volunteers. 

Full RECO Position Description 

Tennessee

Shiloh National

Military Park

Shiloh, TN

Shiloh National Military Park contains a wide array of historic sites. In addition to the battle field of Shiloh itself, the park contains a separate unit at Corinth, Mississippi, that preserves and interprets the Siege and Battle of Corinth. Located within the boundaries of Shiloh Battle field is also a United States National Cemetery, which contains around 4,000 soldiers and their family members.

The CVA will serve as part of the volunteer management team and play a key role in volunteer recruitment, training, scheduling, recognition, and program management. The CVA will serve closely with the volunteer program manager to coordinate volunteer efforts for multiple programs and special events occurring year round.

This quiet community offers the easy living and typical small town charms with fishing, camping, hiking, and real TN Barbecue! 

Full SHIL Position Description