INTERNSHIP STARTS FALL/WINTER 2019
CONTACT ALVEY SEEYOUMA ALVEY@WISDOMOFTHEELDERS.ORG or call 503-775-4041 to schedule a time to meet or for assistance with an application. Our office is located at 3203 SE 109th Ave, Portland, OR.
Wisdom Work Force Development interns will receive a monthly stipend for training in:
-Environmental Assessment and habitat restoration using Wisdom's culturally tailored multimedium curriculum. Native plant species including first foods, climate change, invasive species, and field safety.
-Complete service learning in natural areas
-After your internship, be eligible for hire by Wisdom Workforce Development, LLC, where you will receive a living wage as a member of our Native American Workforce team completing environmental restoration work
-Referrals to paid internships and other job opportunities with local environmental organizations and other community partners.
Wisdom Work Force Development is a program of the Native American 501 (c)(3) non profit, Wisdom of the Elders, Inc., Wisdom, located in Portland, Oregon. Since 1993, Wisdom has recorded, preserved, and shared oral history, cultural arts, and traditional ecological knowledge of exemplary Native elders and scientists in collaboration with diverse organizations, educational institutions, and government agencies.