One volunteer sought to help with bird surveys and data work for the US Forest Service and the non-profit Juneau Audubon Society. Dates: approximately Mayy 22 to July 5, 2017.
- Arctic Tern and gull nest monitoring
- Tree Swallow nest box maintenance and monitoring
- Assisting with hummingbird banding
- Data entry and document scanning
- May also include assistance with environmental education projects, deployment of bat recording devices, and fish or restoration projects
- Basic bird identification skills and interest in wildlife management and/or working with non-profit organizations
- General computer skills: Microsoft Excel and scanner
- An introductory college biology or natural resource course passed
- Ability to hike up to 6 miles and deal with some uneven trails
- Ability to ride a mountain bicycle up to 10 miles round trip on a road
- Ability to take neat and complete field data
- Volunteer needs to have a cell phone plan that will work in Alaska, and health insurance, and be at least 18 years old
Compensation: Travel reimbursement to Juneau, AK, depending on need up to $700. Stipend for food up to $1125 for the 6 week period. Housing (in shared USFS bunkhouse), bicycle for transportation, and equipment for surveys provided.
To apply: Send a short letter explaining interest and summarizing qualifications, and a brief resume to both contacts below.