We’re Hiring Contractors, Youth Crews, and Interns

Outdoor School Coordinator Contract Position 
The Outdoor School Coordinator is an Anchorage-based contract position that will help coordinate logistics of planning and implementing Outdoor School during the spring 2023 session. The position will help with communication and scheduling of school groups and staff, present pre and post visits to participating schools, and provide onsite supervision of the program. This position is ideal for someone skilled at logistics and event planning, enjoys working with youth, comfortable working outdoors in all weather, willing to be silly, and flexible schedule. View job description.

Conservation Internship (paid!)
The People + Parks Internship is an Anchorage-based summer position that focuses on connecting community with nature through our vast network of public parks and trails and outdoor recreation opportunities. The Intern will assist multiple program areas with community engagement, developing environmental education activities, park and trail improvement projects, and communications. This position is ideal for someone skilled at project management, logistics and event planning, written and digital communications, and comfortable working both in an office setting and outdoors on public lands. The position offers a flexible work environment, interaction with a variety of partners, weekly field trips to surrounding public lands, and outdoor recreation experiences such as hiking, biking. This is a paid internship as part of the Alaska Conservation Foundation’s internship programApplicants must apply through ACF. View job description.

Youth Employment in Parks Crew Positions (paid!)
The Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) is​ a joint program of the Anchorage Park Foundation and the Anchorage Parks and Recreation Department. The goal of the YEP program is to positively engage a new generation of diverse youth leaders with the environment and the Anchorage community, through meaningful training, employment, and outdoor education. Each summer YEP hires Anchorage teens to complete park improvement projects and offer recreation programs in Anchorage parks. Teens learn valuable natural resource management and recreation job skills by building trails, restoring stream banks, and conducting other park improvements. In addition, the youth learn from civic engagement and leadership, and participate in a Mentorship Week at the end of the program to link their new skills to future careers. YEP puts teens to work making a difference in our community!

Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) Crew Member: closes 3/19

Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) Senior Crew Member: closes 3/19

Youth Employment in Parks (YEP) Crew Leader: until filled