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Pascagoula River Audubon Center, located in Moss Point, MS, works to improve the area for birds and people. Popular programs at the center work to engage students and adults in conservation education and projects, through academic environmental education, community engagement, and stewardship. The programs are nature-based, hands-on experiences that provide:
- Education in an outdoor setting and that correlate with academic curriculum standards;
- Education, engagement, and stewardship opportunities that intentionally guide participants to contribute to conservation outcomes of Audubon’s Coastal conservation plan
- Education, engagement, and stewardship opportunities that align with Pascagoula River Basin and Marsh Restoration goals
The Intern will assist Audubon Mississippi staff with stewardship and monitoring of Least Terns and other breeding bird species on the sandy beaches of mainland and nearshore islands in coastal Mississippi. Interns will be responsible for collecting data relating to courtship and nesting, predation, and other threats. Interns will also be expected to interact with beach visitors on occasion. The ideal candidate will be adaptable to long days on the beach.
This is a full-time, 40-hour per week paid position that runs from early to mid-May through early August, 2018.
Housing is not provided – the intern must live in Jackson, Harrison, or Hancock County area or be willing to relocate there for the duration of the internship at his or her own expense. Interns must also have reliable transportation to and from assigned beach sites as well as the Audubon office in Moss Point as required.
The Audubon Mississippi Coastal Bird Stewardship Program (AMCBSP) is a comprehensive conservation and research program based in southern Mississippi that promotes the safeguarding of coastal birds and their habitats through volunteer-driven, citizen science and outreach, and strategic partnerships with federal, state, and local agencies, local academic institutions and community organizations.
We are seeking two enthusiastic individuals: One to serve as a seasonal Anchor Steward for Eastern Harrison and Jackson Counties and one to focus on Hancock and Western Harrison Counties. Supervised by the AMCBSP Stewardship Manager, the Anchor Steward will work with AMCBSP staff and Audubon volunteers during the breeding season (mid April – end of August) to help protect nesting sites from the threats of human disturbance. The Anchor Steward will also be responsible for recruiting and managing volunteer stewards.
The position pays $12.00/hour; is full-time (up to 40 hrs/week); and does not offer short-term housing or benefits.
Reporting to the Biologist, the Seasonal Coastal Bird Technician will be expected to conduct breeding and migratory coastal bird surveys. S/he will work with volunteers, interns, and seasonal stewards to help protect nesting sites against the threats of human disturbance. The Coastal Bird Technician will also work with staff in volunteer management, outreach and education, and research efforts.
This is a full-time, six month position that requires occasional weekend and holiday work. Housing is not provided.
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