MCC/AmeriCorps Environmental Stewards

Company Name:
Maine Conservation Corps
Are you passionate about preserving and protecting natural resources? Do you love sharing your knowledge with others? Want to be an integral part of a conservation organization? Be an Environmental Steward in the State of
maine
!
The Maine Conservation Corps Environmental Steward Program provides opportunities for members to gain experience in environmental education, volunteer leadership and
community
service projects. The rewards are unlimited.
The mission of the MCC is to: accomplish natural resource related projects, with long term public benefit, in partnership with public and private non-profit organizations; provide
job
training, education and service opportunities; provide conservation education; and promote and manage volunteer opportunities related to natural resources.
An Environmental Steward serves a 900 hour (6 month) term with a Host Site that shares our conservation mission. As an Environmental Steward, you will bring enthusiasm, expertise and focused effort toward recruiting and working with
volunteers
, working with watershed organizations to monitor water quality conditions, and assisting with research and public education of environmental issues. Some positions will also be involved in implementing exiting recreational
land
use plans.
Environmental Stewards earn a living allowance while gaining environmental experience, receive free health insurance, earn an Education Award to use toward student loans or for future college tuition, and receive ongoing training and experience networking opportunities.
Training topics can include:
Volunteer Management
First Aid/CPR certification
OnCorps and Quarterly Reporting
Watershed and BioMonitoring
Trail assessment and improvement
Workplace Respect
Principles of Leadership
Communication and Diversity
GPS Data Collection and Analysis
For detailed descriptions of all open positions and to download an application, go to: http://www.maine.gov/dacf/parks/get_involved/conservation_corps/environmental_stewards_program/positions.shtml
This
position
starts May 12, 2014 and ends November 8, 2014!
Apply Today! Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis!
Deadline date: March 31, 2014
The MCC accepts applications year-round.
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry provide equal opportunity in employment and programs.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Accommodation arrangements must be requested in advance by contacting MCC staff.

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