Within our VetsWork program we have a wide range of internship positions that support Mt. Adams Institute’s mission to connect people to the natural environment. The Habitat Restoration Coordinator is one that combines the active work of restoration and the leadership skills necessary to recruit, train, and coordinate volunteers. Located in Sherwood, Oregon just 16 miles southwest of downtown Portland, the Tualatin River National Wildlife Refuge is one of only a handful of urban national wildlife refuges and encompasses more than 2,200 acres of habitat supporting a wide variety of plants and animals. Over 100,000 visitors annually come to appreciate the wildlife of this urban oasis.
You will get to be a part of building a system and core group of volunteers necessary for sustaining the critical habitat monitoring and restoration work of the refuge. Bring the leadership skills you acquired in your military career and your love of the natural world as you launch your next career. You can look here for the detailed position description or go to our web page at www.mtadamsinstitute.com/jobs for the full list of our available internship positions across Oregon and Washington, as well as application instructions and contact information. You must be, 21-35 years of age, a veteran of the active military, National Guard, or Reserves and have a DD214 with and Honorable Discharge. Any discharge status, other than Dishonorable, will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Don’t miss this chance! Positions begin February 3, 2014!