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Park Seeks Applicants for Veteran Trades Apprenticeship

Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park and Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC), along with the Stewards Individual Placement Program, are seeking individuals to participate in the new Veteran Trades Apprenticeship Program. This program provides post-9/11 military service veterans hands-on skills training from National Park Service (NPS) professionals on the maintenance and care of monuments and memorials at Civil War Battlefields. Apprentices will receive introductory training in a variety of traditional trades and will develop an understanding of historic resource stewardship. This program will provide apprentices with marketable skills and excellent exposure to the historic preservation career field within the NPS as well as the private sector.

There are two components to the Veteran Trades Apprenticeship Program: an initial training period and an extended project period. For the first 4-6 weeks, apprentices will be based at Gettysburg National Military Park, and HPTC will provide the participants housing and per diem. During this training, apprentices will learn safety techniques, preservation philosophy, and will receive basic skills training. For the remainder of the program, apprentices will be mentored by the Park’s Preservationist, and will work on monument and memorial preservation projects at Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park. Housing is not provided during the project period.

If you are a post 9/11 armed services veteran who is interested in this program, contact Danny Margoles, Stewards Program Coordinator at 970-946-0405 for more information; or email Danny@conservationlegacy.org; or apply online at http://www.stewardslegacy.org/join/environmental-stewards/ Applications are due by Friday, February 9 and training will start on Monday, March 12.

Last updated: January 8, 2018

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