Next Generation and Communications
As main tasks, the LHIP intern will develop an outreach strategy to increase awareness of the NPS as an agency and as a community member in the Atlanta, Georgia metro area. This strategy will be adaptable for other medium and large cities within the region. It will also be used as a tool for diversity recruitment by the Regional Office.
Some of their main objectives will include:
- Assist the 63 parks and 20+ programs within the Southeast Region in development and implementation of projects to engage urban youths and volunteers in a variety of activities that support the mission of the NPS
- Provide technical expertise in writing proposals that leverage the impact of recreation resources or conservation efforts on the physical, economic, and spiritual health of local communities
- Raise awareness of NPS activities and opportunities for involvement in resource management or similar heritage conservation
- Serve as education leader on a selected youth project in Atlanta for up to two weeks targeting Hispanic youths
- Create recruitment and similar promotional materials to engage diverse audiences in and around the Southeast Region
- The individual must have demonstrated experience in writing materials that are intended as a "call to action" - has written and designed materials that are creative, inspiring, and engaging.
- They must also be comfortable with presenting in front of groups, including groups who may be primarily or exclusively Spanish-speakers, and be engaging, accurate, and approachable.
- We require a mature individual, preferably someone who is in or has completed graduate school, who can work and travel independently while maintaining a calm and professional demeanor as they represent the agency and the program.
- Strong skills in using a variety of computer applications and infographic design is desired
About Southeast Regional Office:
The Southeast Regional Office of the National Park Service oversees parks and sites in Kentucky, North and South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Florida.