Focus: Community, Conservation and Education.
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ICVE is a volunteer and internship program for international participants who wish to collaborate with American environmental professionals on natural resource projects on public lands throughout the American West.
Each of GBI’s programs uniquely contributes to helping promote environmental outreach and awareness.
Nevada Conservation Corps is a federally-funded AmeriCorps program dedicated to promoting ecological literacy through field research and direct conservation service. NCC provides valuable resource management services in the form of low-cost restoration crews and conservation internships, while providing professional development for youth, veterans and others seeking careers in conservation and land management.
The Institute’s Research Associate Program recruits qualified professionals—college graduates, graduate students, and experienced professionals—to design and implement field-based environmental management programs and projects. Research Associates provide technical assistance, research, analysis and data to support the conservation and management of natural and cultural resource in the GBI’s operation of the Galena Creek Visitors Center, through a cooperative agreement with Washoe County Parks and Open Spaces and the U.S. Forest Service, promotes community connection to the environment. GCVC provides community programs, field studies for visiting classes and schools, and day and residential field camps for youth.
These programs promote awareness of the natural, cultural, historical, and recreational resources of the Galena Creek Recreation Area.
Costs & Benefits
The International Conservation Volunteer Exchange is a volunteer and internship program for international participants who wish to collaborate with American professionals on natural resource projects on public lands throughout the American West. ICVE is based on the philosophy that international understanding and goodwill can be achieved through cooperating on the shared goal of improving the environment. By attracting a corps of conservation-minded volunteers, ICVE contributes to the breakdown of cultural barriers while advancing ecological awareness on a global scale.
Volunteers are responsible for costs of travel, travellers insurance, and required gear. Free housing and $100/week per diem will be provided. Position includes one week of training followed by nine weeks of camp, including four weeks of overnight camping in bunk beds in a lodge.
Volunteers aged 18 and over no qualifications required.
International Conservation Volunteer Exchange
16750 Mount Rose Highway, Reno
Tel: ++1 (775) 674 5480
Location: Reno, USA
Average cost per day: No Fees
Focus: Community, Conservation and Education
Skills needed: Volunteers must be at least 18 years old