Conservation Intern for Visitor Services Projects at Anchorage Interagency Visitor Center's Division of Interpretation and Education.

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Conservation Intern for Visitor Services Projects at Anchorage Interagency Visitor Center's Division of Interpretation and Education.: NATIONAL PARK SERVICE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE: NOTICE OF INTENT TO AWARD This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service's intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement. ABSTRACT Funding Announcement Number P17AC00930 Project Title Conservation Intern for Visitor Services Projects at Anchorage Interagency Visitor Center's Division of Interpretation and Education. Recipient SCA Anticipated Federal Funding $ 31,182.25 Non-federal Cost Share $10,394.08 Anticipated Period of Performance 8/14/2017 – 3/09/2018 Award Instrument Task Agreement Statutory Authority 16 USC 1723 (c)(1) CFDA # and Title 15.931 ARTICLE I – BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Cooperative Agreement Number P15AC00031 was entered into by and between the Department of the Interior, National Park Service, (NPS), and Student Conservation Association (SCA) for the purpose of Conservation Projects. Unless otherwise specified herein, the terms and conditions as stated in the Cooperative Agreement will apply to this Task Agreement. Project Title, Project Description; The objective of this Task Agreement is to support and stimulate work and/or education and training opportunities for young adults through collaborative participation in Anchorage Interagency Visitor Center's Division of Interpretation and Education. ARTICLE II – LEGAL AUTHORITY 16 USC 1723 (c)(1), Public Lands Corps, authorizes the Secretary to enter into contracts and cooperative agreements with any qualified youth or conservation corps to perform appropriate conservation projects referred to in subsection (d) of section 1723. The Secretary may also authorize appropriate conservation projects and other appropriate projects to be carried out on Federal, State, Local, or private lands as part of disaster prevention or relief efforts in response to and emergency or major disaster declared by the President under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq.). ARTICLE III – STATEMENT OF WORK The Student Conservation Associate intern will work with park education staff at the Anchorage Interagency Visitor Center to complete the following projects during their 38-week position: • Learn about the natural and cultural resources of parks & public lands in Alaska through formal training and individual assignments. • Observe and investigate informal interpretive techniques through coursework, shadowing, and practice in the visitor center. • Demonstrates the skills necessary to organize and present informal interpretive programs that relate to the importance of natural and cultural resources of Alaska. Undergo an audit by senior staff. • Develop interpretive media products (brochures, podcasts, or webpages) with a stewardship focus to be evaluated by senior staff. • Through a real-life work experience, be better able to ascertain future career interest and direction. • Assist with Education and Outreach activities and events. The majority of work will take place indoors, with the intern moving between multiple projects and working with many collaborators during their experience. The intern will receive training in education principles and techniques, gain knowledge about the natural and cultural resources on Alaska's parks and public lands, and be exposed to emerging issues (climate change, ocean degradation, wildfire, and invasive species). The intern will also learn about important safety and wildlife issues such as bear safety, Leave No Trace, and wildlife etiquette. The park does not provide housing. A. SCA agrees to: 1. To assist with recruitment and selection of selected candidates as Conservation Associates to participate in the work described in the above Scope of Work. 2. To provide living allowance, insurance, and Americorps awards (when applicable). 3. To provide for in-service commercial travel during the project period of performance. 4. Provide 24/7 staffed hotline assistance, site visit, and performance evaluations.
Federal Grant Title: Conservation Intern for Visitor Services Projects at Anchorage Interagency Visitor Center's Division of Interpretation and Education.
Federal Agency Name: National Park Service (DOI-NPS)
Grant Categories: Education
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: NPS-DOIP17AC00930
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.931
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 3rd, 2017
Original Application Deadline: July 3rd, 2017
Posted Date: June 21st, 2017
Creation Date: June 21st, 2017
Archive Date: August 2nd, 2017
Total Program Funding: $32,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $32,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: June 21st, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
James Cato
Contract Specialist
Phone 907-644-3302
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