NEW OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE: GAIN PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND EXPLORE CAREERS IN NATURAL RESOURCES! MCC’s Conservation and Climate Resiliency Fellows (CF) program makes a measurable difference in conservation and climate change efforts while preparing individuals to attain meaningful natural resource careers. The program is designed specifically for young adults to gain a better understanding of potential natural resource career opportunities while building necessary skillsets to move forward in careers that combat climate change, improve watersheds and positively impact communities through sustainability initiatives. Projects include: climate resiliency initiatives, wildlife and fisheries habitat restoration, rangeland science/botany, soil science/health, forestry, invasive species treatment, recreation management, ArcGIS mapping, stream and wetland restoration, cave and karst feature surveys, conservation education and outreach, volunteer management and more. Along with serving their communities, CFs make tangible contributions to climate change solutions while developing professional skills that directly transfer to a career in the natural resources field.
Term Dates: 5/18/22 – 9/30/22
Location: Varies based on host site placement
Application Deadline: Applications accepted on a rolling basis with priority given to applications submitted by 4/17
Living Stipend: $635 bi-weekly before taxes
AmeriCorps Education Award: $2,417 upon successful completion of the program
Health Insurance: Provided at no cost
Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential mental health counseling, medical advocacy, financial assistance, life coaching and more
Public Lands Service Corps Hiring Preference: Members serving with federal land management agencies may be eligible to receive hiring preference for future federal job placement
Please contact staff at [email protected] or 406-587-4475 with any questions.
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.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications accepted on a rolling basis with priority given to applications submitted by 4/17
The Conservation Fellow works under the supervision of Montana Conservation Corps staff and host site supervisors to complete MCC and partner projects. Primary responsibilities of the position will be determined by individual host sites in collaboration with MCC, and will include assuring the successful completion of natural resource projects, delivery of MCC program components, and maintaining a positive working relationship with host sites, MCC, and the public. CFs are required to participate in all elements of the MCC program to the best of their ability, meet AmeriCorps requirements, and be enrolled as an AmeriCorps member for the duration of the program. Conservation Fellows are responsible for keeping host site supervisors and MCC staff informed through bi-weekly paperwork.
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