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VSCC Interpretive Trail Member

Virginia State Parks
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Interpretive Members will develop and lead Environmental Stewardship programming (interpretive programs); develop schedule, promote, and supervise volunteer projects; contribute to trail improvement projects.

Service Activities

Interpretive Members will develop and lead Environmental Stewardship programming (interpretive programs); develop schedule, promote, and supervise volunteer projects; contribute to trail improvement projects.

Community Need Addressed

environmental stewardship education and volunteer engagement

Position Outcomes

increased knowledge of stewardship practices, local flora and fauna, and invasive species. Increased engagement of local volunteers.

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Housing, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

CPR/AED, First Aid, Trail Skills, Interpretation

Skills you will gain

timekeeping, public speaking, project management, research and presentation.

Competencies You Will Develop
Communication
Demonstrate sensitivity and empathy, Lead group discussion, Listen to and consider others' viewpoints, Maintain open lines of communication with others, Speak clearly, in precise language and in a logical, organized and coherent manner, Turn taking, Write cleary and effectively
Creativity & Problem Solving
Able to identify and define the problem, Capable of generating possible solutions, Communicate the problem to appropriate personnel, Improvise, Provide relevant expertise, Select and implement well-considered solution
Teamwork
Derive consensus, Develop constructive working relationships and maintain them over time, Establish a high degree of trust and credibility with others, Interact professionally and respectfully with supervisors and co-workers, Stay positive and outcome oriented, Use appropriate strategies and solutions for dealing with conflicts and differences to maintain a smooth workflow
Decisions
Accepts responsibility, Anticipate the consequences of decisions, Identify and prioritize the key issues involved to facilitate the decision making process, Involve people appropriately in decisions that may impact them, Quickly respond with a back-up plan if a decision goes amiss
Tools
Carefully consider which tools or technological solutions are appropriate for a given job, Consistently choose the best tool or technological solution for the problem at hand, Operate tools and equipment in accordance with established operating procedures, safety standards, and ethical guidelines, Seek opportunities to improve knowledge of tools and technologies that may assist in streamlining work and improving productivity
Planning
Able to prioritize various competing tasks, Create environment of contribution, Create plan of action, schedule tasks so that work is completed on time, Demonstrate the effective allocation of time and resources efficiently, Drive decision making, Effectively delegate tasks, Facilitate group planning, Set goals
Service
Be pleasant, courteous, professional and respectful when dealing with internal and external customers or clients, Evaluate customer or client satisfaction, Honor the privilege of being able to work with and for those being served, Provide personalized, prompt, and efficient service to meet the requirements, requests and needs of customers, Recognize the importance of maintaining privacy and confidentiality of those being served, Understand and anticipate the needs of others, Understand the importance of one's role in the functioning of the organization, Understand the significance of maintaining a healthful and safe environment
  • Activity Types Hands On Activities, Office Activities
  • Focus Areas Education & Youth, Environment
  • Length of Service 3 Months
  • Education Requirements Less than High School Completed
  • Placement Individual Placement
  • Service Setting Park
  • Weekly Training Hours 10

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