LAST MINUTE MID APRIL OPENING: Conservation Member-AmeriCorps Montana

Subject: LAST MINUTE OPENING: Conservation Member-AmeriCorps

We have a last minute opportunity.  If you’re interested please submit an

application HERE <>


Information is below:



Primary duties of the Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) Conservation

Member/Intern (CI) include working with the Host Site staff to complete

tasks related to natural resource projects, delivery of MCC program

components, and maintaining a positive working relationship with host sites

and the public.    The CI works under the direct supervision of the Host

Site Supervisor and the Statewide Program Manager to ensure successful

completion of program objectives. The CI is an AmeriCorps Member and is

entitled to the benefit package offered to all AmeriCorps Members

Term of Service: 4/17/17-9/29/17

Living Stipend: $504 biweekly

Education Award: $1,527.45 upon successful completion of the program

Required Qualifications:

.                    College degree (B.A./B.S.), preferably in environment

,watershed, agriculture, or education related field.

.                    Effective written and oral communication skills.

.                    Available for duration of entire term of service;

commitment to completing term

.                    Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, ability to

pass a motor vehicle records check, US Citizenship or ability to work in the


Preferred Qualifications/Experience

.                    Previous natural resource experience, fieldwork, data

collection & analysis or plan development.

.                    Previous teaching or volunteer management experience.

.                    Proven ability to work with a diverse group of


.                    Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community

and the environment.


.                    Work with Host Site staff to develop and implement

natural resource related field projects.

.                    Recruit and manage volunteers on field and service

projects; ensure participant safety on all projects.

.                    Develop materials (brochures, posters, PowerPoint

presentations) to use in community presentations.

.                    Conduct community outreach to educate community

stakeholders about natural resource related issues.

.                    Work with schools and/or youth groups to develop field

projects or educational presentations.

.                    Maintain accurate personnel, safety and project


.                    Complete and submit required program reports in a

timely manner.

Qualified individuals with disabilities and those from diverse backgrounds

are strongly encouraged to apply.  We provide reasonable accommodations for

qualified individuals and are an equal opportunity employer

More Details

.         There are multiple positions with the USFS, a National Monument

and a local Nonprofit

.         The positions will include a lot of fieldwork (aka lots of time


.         There will also be volunteer recruitment/management, stakeholder

assessment, noxious weed mapping/ID/removal, plenty of Education and

Outreach and lots of other opportunity to explore personal/professional



Bryan Wilson

Program Manager

Big Sky Watershed Corps

206 N. Grand Avenue / Bozeman, MT 59715

T: (406)-585-5913

C: 330-242-4482

Montana Conservation Corps inspires young people through hands on

conservation service to be leaders, stewards of the land and engaged

citizens who improve their communities.