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Job, Internship, Grant and Scholarship Opportunities

We are an equal opportunity employer welcoming all qualified candidates to apply for listed positions and opportunities. Join our team!

Learn To Swim

Life Guards Needed

This is a part time job opportunity in the Friends Learn To Swim program on Saturdays beginning in the Fall.  $24/hour. This position includes paid training and certification. Please contact Mark Gestwicki at mgestwicki@friendsvinp.org

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Teacher Financial Assistance

The Friends will pay for all transportation costs (taxis and ferrys) for field trips in the park, and will pay for a demonstrator or guide.  In addition, thanks to a grant from the National Park Foundation, Friends is able to offer mini-teacher grants ($500) for STEM or conservation materials for field trips or classroom materials including items like microscopes, water testing, and more.  Contact Taylor White at twhite@friendsvinp.org if you have any questions.

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Scholarships

Friends believes that the future of conservation on St. John resides in our youth and offers a number of scholarships to that end.  Applications for 2022/23 are now closed.

Summer Trail Crew

Summer Trail Crew

The Summer Trail Crew program is for Virgin Islands high school students (ages 15-19).  It is a 6 week summer job that gives students the opportunity to gain professional experience and learn about natural resource management and the Virgin Islands National Park on St. John.  

Learn To Swim

Swim Instructors Needed

This is a part time job opportunity in the Friends Learn To Swim program on Saturdays beginning in the Fall. $18/hour. This position includes paid training and certification. Please contact Mark Gestwicki at mgestwicki@friendsvinp.org