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Recruiting Habitat Restoration Interns


Summer Habitat Restoration Internship includes (back row) Olivia Pereyra, Intern; Sara DeHoff, EWF Administrator; Kaylynne Grigsby, Intern; Rose High Bear, Founder; Chase Huntley, Intern; Duane Medicine Crow, Board Member; (front row) MJ Cavanagh, Intern; Jenna Witzleben, Intern; Aaronda Mayo, TEK Specialist.

Our Native American nonprofit organization, Elderberry Wisdom Farm, has announced upcoming Habitat Restoration Internship opportunities for 2024. We are hiring one Winter Habitat Restoration Intern who will assist EWF staff to prepare for the Spring 2024 Habitat Restoration Internship. This paid opportunity includes planning and preparation for our Spring 2024 Habitat Restoration Internship; promoting the internship via social media and outreach to partners; working with staff and volunteers on two habitat restoration properties; and assisting with maintenance on our two-acre native plant nursery and greenhouse near Salem, OR. This intern will be able to work in a diverse multicultural setting, and be able to add a valuable record of employment and experience to their resume. Prior experience working with Native American and or other people of color is essential. This individual will work approx. 60-80 hours a month @ $18.00 an hour depending upon their availability.

 

The Spring and Summer Interns will have an opportunity for experiential service learning in conservation, habitat restoration, soil regeneration, organic transitioning, Native plant medicines, and microenterprise development. They will also work as a team to help restore properties of partners, and help germinate Native plants at the nursery and greenhouse.

 

To apply, applicants can email an expression of interest along with their resume or bio to Sara at info@elderberrywisdom.org. Additional info about organization and the opportunity is also available at www.elderberrywisdom.org. You are also free to contact Sara if you have questions or for more information.

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