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Posted: 03/05/2015

National Park Service and Environmental Stewards

National Park Service/AmeriCorps - Historic Preservation Masonry Inter
Internship Opportunity
Yorktown, AL
Living Allowance: $492 per week


12 weeks


Yorktown, VA       Colonial National Historic Park

Living Allowance

$492 per week

AmeriCorps Award

An AmeriCorps education award upon of $1,493 upon successful completion of the program. 


18 30 years old

Start Date


Specific training

In-person training for all trainees, hands-on work experience

Application Due Date



The National Park Service (NPS), along with the Environmental Stewards (ES) program, and the Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC) works with other NPS units and other Federal Agencies to provide day-labor preservation services working on historic masonry features associated with buildings, ruins, landscape features and other cultural assets that have historic significance to the projects sites and nation.  The Steward(s) would assist in the maintenance, stabilization, restoration, repair, or reconstruction of various historic structures and cultural assets that range widely in historic period, architectural style, construction materials, and existing conditions.  These include brick, stone, concrete, plaster and stucco building materials.  At this time the HPTC does not provide housing in Yorktown, VA.

In the case that a steward is available or offered other HPTC project assignments outside of the Yorktown locality, each steward will be provided travel allowance and temporary lodging (hotels) when assigned to projects locations beyond the 50 mile radius of Yorktown Virginia.  HPTC does not provide housing within the local commuting area of the HPTC project location in Yorktown Virginia.    

The physical effort required is considered heavy to moderate and requires occasional lifting or handling of objects or materials over 75 lbs., while using the proper lifting procedures to avoid injury.  Applicants must frequently stand while working, climb ladders, and work from scaffolding or platforms, and crawl beneath buildings.  He/she is required to bend, kneel, climb, and walk while performing the work in all manners of environmental conditio

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How to apply
Apply: Environmental Stewards can apply on-line at: http://www.environmentalstewards.org/join/current-openings/
Trever Garfield

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