American Conservation Experience (ACE), a nonprofit conservation organization, in partnership with the National Park Service (NPS), is seeking THREE Interpretation Exhibit Members to contribute to the administration of the cultural resource education and preservation at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park alongside NPS staff.
For the full position description and to apply, please visit: https://usaconservation.applicantpool.com/jobs/985142.html
For more information about ACE, please visit: www.usaconservation.org.
Start Date: August 2023 (flexible for the right candidate)
Estimated End Date: May 2024 (or 48 weeks from start date)
*a 48-week minimum commitment is required *
Please note that this position is part-time ~20 hours per week.
Location Details/Description: San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park, San Francisco, CA
Located in the Fisherman's Wharf neighborhood, San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park offers visitors the sights, sounds, smells and stories of Pacific Coast maritime history. The Park includes a magnificent fleet of historic ships, a Visitor Center, Maritime Museum, Maritime Research Center, and Aquatic Park Historic District.
To learn more about the SF Maritime National Historic Park, please visit the NPS website at: http://www.nps.gov/safr/index.htm
Position Overview: The Interpretation Exhibit Member will sharpen their skills and share their knowledge in the use of hand and power tools, exhibit fabrication and maintenance, artifact arranging, the application of a range of finishes regarding the preservation of cultural resources at the San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park. The member is expected to assist with preparation, installation, and maintenance of displays relating to the wide range of cultural resources in the park. Additionally, they may also be involved in conducting research and the review of the writing and images that comprise the many interpretive panels throughout the park. The goal of such a review is to provide constructive feedback towards improving the presentation.
This individual placement is meant to facilitate professional development and promotes exposure to cultural resource management agencies and networking with professionals. This could include gaining experience in different conservation fields and shadowing different work groups.
Schedule: Monday - Friday between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm.
Living Allowance: The ACE Member is expected to contribute ~20 hours/week and will receive a living allowance of $280/week to offset the costs of food and incidental expenses, dispersed bi-weekly.
AmeriCorps Education Award Program: This position may be eligible for a 900-hour AmeriCorps Education Award while serving under the EAP 2022/23 grant year program, valued up to $3247.50 upon successful completion of a complete service term and 900 hours.
Loan Forbearance: AmeriCorps members may also be eligible for federal loan forbearance. Additional enrollment steps are required.
San Francisco, CA, USA