Vermont State Parks: Woodford State Park

Woodford State Park Interpreter | Summer

Hours Per Week: 40

Position Starts: Early June

End Date: After Labor Day

Pay: $13.63/hr

Location: Woodford, VT



Main Focus of Internship:

Education/Outreach

Position Description

Gain experience sharing the beauty and natural history of Woodford State Park with park visitors as you plan and deliver fun, hands-on, environmental education experiences for park visitors of all ages.

Serves as a summer interpreter at Woodford State Park, Vermont’s highest elevation state park campground. Responsible for developing, scheduling and delivering natural and cultural history programs, hikes, recreation activities, etc. Prior related education and experience necessary. This position has a need for significant independence in performing job duties. Employment dates are early June through Labor Day.

Required Qualifications

Prior related education and experience necessary.

Educational/Professional Development

This is the opportunity to earn the Certified Interpretive Guide credential from the National Association for Interpretation. You will learn how to design a thematic program outline for people of all ages. You will hone your skills in delivering fun, hands-on, outdoor learning experiences for people of all ages. There are other special professional development opportunities in the topics of catamounts in Vermont, and the opportunity to earn Let’s Go Fishing instructor certification.

Application Information

Your application will consist of a cover letter and resume. Please direct your cover letter to Rebecca Roy, Conservation Education Coordinator, Vermont State Parks, Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation, 1 National Life Dr., Davis 2, Montpelier, VT 05620-3801. Click on the”Apply” button on this page to complete an application form and upload your cover letter and resume. Position is available until filled.