Provide for Experiences in the Principles and Practices of Conservation in Visitor Services and Natural Resource Programs

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Funding Opportunity ID: 296698
Opportunity Number: NPS-17-NERO-0151
Opportunity Title: Provide for Experiences in the Principles and Practices of Conservation in Visitor Services and Natural Resource Programs
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity: Other (see text field entitled “Explanation of Other Category of Funding Activity” for clarification)
Category Explanation: This announcement is not a request for applications.
This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement.
CFDA Number(s): 15.931
Eligible Applicants: Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility: This announcement is not a request for applications.
This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement.
Agency Code: DOI-NPS
Agency Name: Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Posted Date: Aug 22, 2017
Close Date: Aug 30, 2017 This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement.
Last Updated Date: Aug 22, 2017
Award Ceiling: $84,311
Award Floor: $84,311
Estimated Total Program Funding: $84,311
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Description: This announcement is not a request for applications. This announcement is to provide public notice of the National Park Service’s intention to award a task agreement under a previously competed or single source justified master cooperative agreement. Specifically, the recipient will: 1) Assist in the selection of interns for the Intern positions. Applications will be forwarded to the NPS for consideration. 2) Place and maintain qualified individuals who are acceptable to the NPS for 2 one-year Conservation Interns PO # 00723790 and 00723791. These positions are to be full time, 40 hours per week, for 52 weeks. 3) Continue long standing efforts of the NPS to provide opportunities for public service, youth employment, minority youth development and training, and participation of young adults in accomplishing conservation related work. 4) Provide each Intern with a stipend for subsistence; uniform and nametags for use during service; travel to and from the park; and local commuting to and from residence and place of work for the duration of their participation in this project. 5) Provide housing for the Interns 6) Accept tools, equipment, and facilities furnished by Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller NHP and Saint-Gaudens NHS on a loan basis only; all such items shall be returned in the same condition received except for normal wear and tear in project use, in accordance with the terms set forth in Article VII of the Master Cooperative Agreement # P15AC00031 and 43 CFR 12. 7) Manage and carry out all administrative functions associated with the provision of services under this agreement to include payroll processing and purchasing. 8) Provide an orientation prior to the start of each internship that introduces applicants to benefits/support provided by SCA, i.e. internship benefits including a living allowance, housing allowance, travel allowance, AmeriCorps Education awards, and worker’s compensation insurance. 9) In addition, SCA provides Risk Management oversight including access for both members and supervisors to their 24-hour emergency response hotline. SCA staff will serve as a resource for interns throughout the internship, providing advice and guidance. 10) Provide for 25 % In Kind Match
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