Backcountry Support and GIS Intern at Shenandoah National Park


Service. Community. Wild Places.

Appalachian Conservation Corps is now accepting applications for a Backcountry Support and GIS Individual Placement at Shenandoah National Park (SHEN), near Luray, VA. The Individual Placement will work with and report directly to National Park Service Staff to support the mission of the Wilderness, Backcountry, and Trails Program at SHEN. This is an AmeriCorps position.

This position will focus on projects and assignments in the following areas: visitor education, public outreach, and backcountry permitting; backcountry patrols, field work, and emergency response; and program support through planning, research, documentation, and reporting. A large portion of this position will be dedicated to training, skills development, and professional development opportunities. The AmeriCorps Intern will receive a $425 per week living stipend. Housing is not provided. This position will also be eligible for an education award.

This position will require a self-motivated person with the skill sets to travel alone in a backcountry setting, interact in a professional manner with members of the public, and complete both field-based and office-based assignments.

40 – 52 weeks, Full-time, Temporary

$425/week + AmeriCorps Education Award

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Feel free to contact me with any questions!

Michelle Marsich


Associate Program Director

Appalachian Conservation Corps/ Conservation Corps North Carolina



A program of Conservation Legacy

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