Date: Fri, 7 Aug 2020 17:06:13
From: Bryan Wilson <email@example.com>
Subject: Big Sky Watershed Corps – AmeriCorps
*GAIN PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND HELP PROTECT AND PRESERVE MONTANA’S
Ã¢Â-Â The Big Sky Watershed Corps provides professional training in
fundraising, education/outreach, technical skills, certification in ArcGIS
and Project WET, irrigation/agricultural training, project management and
so much moreÃ¢ÂEURÂ¦
Ã¢Â-Â The program also has a *96% professional job placement rate* after
members successfully complete a term of service
* APPLY HERE
*Primary duties of the Big Sky Watershed Corps Member (CM) include working
with the Host Site staff to complete tasks related to project design and
implementation, community outreach and education, volunteer generation and
management and reporting functions. The CM works under the direct
supervision of the Host Site Supervisor and the Big Sky Watershed Corps
Program Staff to ensure successful completion of program objectives. The
CM is an AmeriCorps Member and is entitled to the benefit package offered
to all AmeriCorps Members*
*BSWC members develop projects to protect local water resources and improve
landscapes, such as watershed inventories, stream and riparian restoration,
re-vegetation projects, drought planning, climate adaptation plans,
sustainability initiatives, water quality/quantity monitoring, riparian
fencing, river clean-ups, abandoned mine reclamation, habitat and wildlife
enhancement, irrigation improvements and much more. BSWC members also
promote watershed health and natural resource conservation through outreach
and education. They engage with local communities through lessons in
schools, community field days, workshops, and trainings. They develop
curriculum, focus on issues with local solutions, implement outreach
initiatives, and organize public meetings and events for community
stakeholders. BSWC members consistently engage volunteers for training and
events that relate to watershed health and protection. Members also develop
a skilled and influential recurring volunteer-base to support local
*Term of Service:* 1/11/2021-11/19/2021
*Living Stipend:* $635 biweekly;
*Health Insurance:* Provided at no cost;
*Education Award:* $6,095 upon successful completion of the program
*Member Assistance Program:* Free access to confidential mental health
services, medical advocacy, financial assistance, legal assistance, life
coaching and moreÃ¢ÂEURÂ¦
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Work with Host Site staff to develop and implement
watershed-related field projects.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Assist Host Site staff in the completion of watershed-related
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Recruit and manage volunteers on field and service projects;
ensure participant safety on all projects.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Develop materials (brochures, posters, PowerPoint
presentations) to use in community presentations.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Conduct community outreach to educate community stakeholders
about watershed-related issues.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Work with schools and/or youth groups to develop field
projects or educational presentations.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Maintain accurate personnel, safety and project records.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Complete and submit required program reports in a timely
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Help complete and submit relevant grants.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Help develop and write watershed-related plans, proposals and
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ College degree (B.A./B.S.), preferably in watershed,
agriculture, environment, or education related field.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Effective written and oral communication skills.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Valid driverÃ¢ÂEURÂ(tm)s license, access to a vehicle, ability to pass
a motor vehicle records check, US Citizenship or ability to work in the US.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Ability to provide personal transportation to worksites,
housing, and trainings.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Previous watershed-related experience, fieldwork, data
collection & analysis or plan development.
Ã¢ÂEURÂ¢ Previous teaching or volunteer management experience.
Ã¢Â-Â Ability to work with and build consensus among diverse
Ã¢Â-Â Open and adaptable to new environments, different
perspectives and rural communities.
Ã¢Â-Â Previous work or volunteer experience with local
stakeholder, watershed or natural resource groups.
*The Big Sky Watershed Corps (BSWC) is an AmeriCorps program created
through collaboration between the Montana Conservation Corps, the Montana
Watershed Coordination Council and the Soil and Water Conservation
Districts of Montana. The BSWC utilizes community based initiatives to
protect, preserve and restore local watersheds throughout Montana. *
*MCC seeks to provide access and opportunity to a diverse group of staff
and participants, while continuing to identify and reduce barriers to being
involved in our organization and programs. We encourage applicants of all
backgrounds to apply.*
*While this position description describes the general nature and level of
work being performed by people assigned to this position, it is not an
exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All
Montana Conservation Corps positions may be required to perform duties
outside of their normal responsibilities.*
*APPLICATIONS DUE SEPTEMBER 20TH*
*Or at: *
Bryan Wilson | Director-Individual Placement Programs | Montana
Conservation Corps | 206 N Grand Ave, Bozeman, MT 59715 | Office:
406.587.4475 | Cell: 330.242.4482 | firstname.lastname@example.org | https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mtcorps.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cpat.anderson%40uconn.edu%7Cfb8cd5cdf1834e935b5908d83dd70171%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C0%7C637327340942913406&sdata=sXnIBldMNbK0K1YHEToFgQvKUJXacODMs0LU3rtnK7U%3D&reserved=0
*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.*