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    Assateague Island

    National Seashore MD,VA

Student Summer Positions Available At Assateague Island National Seashore

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Date: February 24, 2014
Contact: Liz Davis, 410-629-6087

Berlin, Maryland -- Assateague Island National Seashore is currently recruiting six students between the ages of 15 and 18 for the Youth Conservation Corp (YCC Program). The students will continue repair work from Hurricane Sandy damage on the Maryland side of Assateague in the Sinepuxent District. The projects will include installing split rail fence, rebuilding boardwalks and landscaping visitor center and headquarters areas. Students will also have the opportunity to work with Resource Management and Interpretation divisions in the National Seashore. Those hired will be paid the Maryland minimum wage currently $7.25/hr. The project work will begin on Monday June 30, 2014 and continue until August 22, 2014.
Applications may be picked up at Assateague Island National Seashore Visitor Center, 11800 Marsh View Lane, Berlin, Maryland. (Open seven days a week 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
Application deadline is April 3, 2014, 2:00 p.m. Applications may be dropped off at the visitor center or mailed to: Assateague Island National Seashore, 7206 National Seashore Lane, Berlin, Maryland, 21811.
This is an excellent opportunity to become acquainted with a land protection agency, meet new people, give back to the community while acquiring new skills, develop a strong work ethic and get paid at the same time.
For more information on Assateague Island National Seashore, visit www.nps.gov/asis or check out our Facebook page.

Did You Know?

Sea pork are orange, blob-like critters related to sea squirts. 5 kb

Animal, vegetable or mineral? These orange, blob-like critters are a colony of animals related to sea squirts. Their name, sea pork is thought to be derived from their close appearance to salt pork. When they are babies they have a notochord just like human embryos!