Tag: Job opportunities

Summer Jobs with the National Forest Association

Fawnskin, CA, April 12, 2012, 8:00am – The National Forest Association a nonprofit, known as the NFA,  is looking for five motivated, energetic college students who are interested in spending their summer working with the NFA.  According to Stacy Gorin, NFA Director of Operations, this is a resume-building opportunity for students, ages 18 to 24, who have an interest in ecological restoration or botany and possess a desire to work with children in an educational setting this summer on the San Bernardino National Forest.  Ms. Gorin, added, “(Interns) can gain valuable work experience in a beautiful mountain setting and work alongside a well-trained and professional team of volunteers who support our summer programming at our Big Bear Discovery Center and Children’s Forest in Running Springs.”  Positions available include Youth Program Leader, Restoration Technician and Naturalist/Interpreter and are split between Big Bear Lake and Running Springs.  Other duties include visitor services at Forest Service Visitor Centers, fieldwork at restoration sites and in the greenhouse as well as working with both adult and youth volunteers.  Paid interns must be a current college student enrolled for the coming semester, provide their own transportation and housing, and demonstrate good oral and written communication skills.  Prior experience or interest in environmental education or interpretive setting is desirable.  Summer internships are full-time paid positions with compensation of $9 per hour for 40 hours per week from June...

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Career Institute Seeks Ten 18 to 21 Year Olds For Free 2-Year Training Program

Big Bear, Ca, August 17, 2011, 1:00pm – Residents of the Big Bear Valley between the ages of 18 to21 years old may qualify for one of ten available spots with the Career Institute.  The Career Institute is a Workforce Investment Act Program, which is federally funded and free to those who qualify.  The Career Institute enrolls and mentors participants through a 2-year program designed to provide occupational training, educational enrichment, life skills, career mentoring, training and job placement.  To qualify for the program participants must be between the ages of 18 and 21 years of age, live in the San Bernardino County, be a high school graduate or have their GED, and their income cannot exceed $5,415 in the previous 6 month period.  Some of the different certification programs include auto mechanics, health careers, conservation and wildlife management, fabric design and merchandising, and many more.  To set up an appointment to see if you qualify for the program call Cheryl at...

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