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Interpretation Member (Oconaluftee) - Great Smoky Mountains National Park

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Cherokee, North Carolina


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Aug 18, 2023

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American Conservation Experience, a nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the National Park Service, is seeking ONE Interpretation Member to assist with implementing and delivering interpretive programming to park visitors alongside Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GRSM) staff.


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Start Date: Nov 5, 2023 (flexibility may be available for the right candidate)

Estimated End Date: May 4, 2024 (or 26 weeks from the start date)

*a 26-week minimum commitment is required*

Location Details/Description: Great Smoky Mountains National Park – Cherokee, North Carolina


As the Interpretation Member for the South District, you will work closely with the Lead Ranger and Mountain Farm Museum Manager. You’ll assist with resource education and interpretive programs for youth and adults across western North Carolina, from the Cataloochee Valley to Fontana Lake. This includes activities such as Junior Ranger programs, recreational fly fishing, kayaking, snorkeling, guided hikes, geology talks, heritage farming, cultural demonstrations, wildlife education, astronomy programs, and much more. Members will have the opportunity to focus and develop programs on their own skills and interests within the Great Smoky Mountains National Park interpretive theme matrix.

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