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Student Conservation Association Recreation Crew and Interpretive Placement (Local Only) in Arlington, Virginia

Recreation Crew and Interpretive Placement (Local Only)

Expected Dates

June 3, 2019toSeptember 15, 2019


Tonto National Forest

Position ID


This position will involve the following:

  • Developed and dispersed recreation maintenance and cleaning.

  • Interacting with the public and providing accurate recreation information.

  • Use of hand tools to maintain areas.

  • Collaboration with local organizations and internal program managers to research and design an interpretive sign.

*Must be in good physical condition to be able to work outdoors in extreme heat. Compensation amounts:

  • $235 - weekly living allowance

  • AmeriCorps eligbile ($1,566 education award)

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

  • Location Description

Globe Ranger District is surrounded by a multitude of outdoor recreation opportunities from the desert to the pines.

  • Training Provided

Time management, Public interaction, Interpretation

  • Educational/Recreational Opportunities

Interns will learn recreation maintenance standards, navigating challenges and learning and interpreting our environment. Globe is surrounded by opportunities to hike, boat and learn. The Phoenix or Tucson metro area is within a 2 hour drive

  • Handicap Accessible?


Main Area of Focus

Recreation Mgmt

Education, Training & Skills Expected


some coursework or experience


some coursework or experience


some coursework or experience

Recreation Management

some coursework or experience


some coursework or experience

Customer Service

competent without supervision

Hand Tools

competent with supervision

Community Engagement

competent without supervision


competent with supervision

Web Site Design

some experience

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible


Driving Logistics

Valid Drivers License Needed

Housing or Stipend Provided?


Shared apartments. Can accommodate Male and Female in separate quarters. Housing is located on a Forest Service compound about 15 minute drive to the nearest stores and gas stations. There is laundry facilities, and full kitchens.



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