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Deadline Approaching for Maui-based Internship Program

May 28, 2019, 9:02 PM HST
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Applications for the Nā Hua Hoʻohuli i ka Pono Hoʻoilo 2019-2020 Program are due by Monday, June 10. Through this program, participants will have the opportunity to learn valuable skills to prepare them for future careers in advancing the protection of Maui’s natural resources.

The program will run from Oct. 14, 2019 through June 6, 2020 and demands 19 hours per week. Participants will earn a bi-weekly living allowance of $475 and are eligible to earn two AmeriCorps Education Awards totalling $2,579 to apply toward higher education costs or student loans. Host agencies for this term are the Department of Land and Natural Resources Division of Forestry and Wildlife, Maui Forest Bird Recovery Project, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens, and The Nature Conservancy.  

A Conservation Leader Assistant position is also open. The conservation leader will participate with all four host agencies and learn how to run a quality environmental education program. These five positions are available for college-level students who have an interest in pursuing a career in conservation.

Applicants will be selected through a formal application, criminal history check, and an interview. Members are responsible for their own transportation and housing accommodations. Completed applications and all required documents must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Monday June 10.

More information and an application packet are available online or by contacting the Program Manager at [email protected], or at (808) 727-2184.

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