Topic ID #31269 - posted 2/17/2014 2:19 AM

Moses Cone Historic Preservation Intern - Blue Ridge Parkway National Park, NC

Jennifer Palmer

Moses Cone Historic Preservation Intern
Expected Dates
May 19, 2014 to August 15, 2014
Blue Ridge Parkway National Park
Position ID
Assist the historic preservation crew with a variety of tasks which may include woodworking, carpentry, painting, trail maintenance, fabrication of historic replicas, rock work, and other maintenance or preservation duties; assist with interpretive and special event programs (possible).

    Location Description
    You will be living in the Boone/Blowing Rock, NC area of the Blue Ridge Parkway. This is a mountainous area in the Southern Appalachian Mountains. Numerous opportunities for outdoor recreation exist, including hiking, backpacking, rock climbing, white water rafting, fishing, and camping. The location is the historic Moses Cone Estate which includes numerous lakes/ponds, trails, and historic structures.
    Training Provided
    construction safety; historic preservation; general maintenance safety; environmental and resource management
    Educational/Recreational Opportunities
    Intern can attend any park programs conducted by NPS staff and may assist in special events. Intern will be given opportunity to work with resource management staff. Numerous recreational opportunities exist in the area.
    Handicap Accessible?

Main Area of Focus
Cultural/Historical Resource Mgmt
Education, Training & Skills Expected
, US citizenship; valid driver`s license; ability and willingness to undergo a required criminal history background check; ability to take direction; willingness to learn new skills; ability to work well with others.
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AmeriCorps Eligible
Driving Logistics
Valid Drivers License Needed
Personal Vehicle Required
Due to mountainous terrain, a bicycle may not be appropriate transportation. Historically, interns with vehicles are more satisfied with their ability to seek after-hours recreation and food.
Date Flexibility
Flexible 3-4 Weeks: Start or end date is flexible by 3-4 weeks
Housing or Stipend Provided?
Housing will be shared in either two or three bedroom house. You may have to share bedroom with another seasonal of the same sex. House residents share kitchen and open spaces. Furniture is provided. You will also need own linens and household/cooking equipment, such as pots/pans, scrub brushes, etc.
US Citizenship

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