This fall Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania NMP will be hosting a Community Volunteer Ambassador through the National Park Service’s partnership with Conservation Legacy and AmeriCorps. This program provides individuals with service and career opportunities to strengthen communities and preserve our natural and cultural resources. The Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) Program combines the strength of a national leader in conservation service with the National Park Service to train a diverse group of emerging leaders to assist park units in building lasting connections to local communities.
You can find a full description of the position here at Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania NMP here: b0a6b6_c0cc5c1c8f254fda8212d52d0d105dc6.pdf (cvainternships.org)
And more information about the CVA program generally here: Community Volunteer Ambassador (cvainternships.org)
One of the most exciting things about this program is that upon program completion participants receive Public Lands Corps Hiring Authority which means that they have special hiring eligibility for National Park Service and other federal permanent positions.