Children and Youth

Pinnacles National Park seeks ranger corps paid weekend interns

Up to four 18- to 25-year-olds needed for weekend and holiday stewardship

Pinnacles National Park is seeking up to four enthusiastic locals (age 18-25) to join its team and make a difference in Pinnacles’ stewardship. Join the Ranger Corps as a part-time local intern on weekends and holidays (8 hours/day) during this winter and spring. 

Ranger Corps members will learn about the ecology, geology, cultural history, flora and fauna of the area with an emphasis on ethnobotany and California condor recovery. They will also help visitors have a safe and enjoyable visit to the park. Participants will work alongside National Park Service professionals and experience the various jobs required to manage a national park.

Applicants must be between the ages of 18-25 and pass a background check. Benefits include a weekly stipend of $144 and an AmeriCorps educational award of $1,175 after completion of a minimum of 300 hours of service between Feb. and June 2015. The program begins Feb. 7, 2015. 

The application deadline is Jan. 4. To apply: send a cover letter, resume and references  to: [email protected] For more information contact Willoughby via email at: [email protected] or by phone at 831-389-4486, extension 267.