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Montana Conservation Corps

  • 2310 North 7th Avenue, Bozeman, MT
  • https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/young-adult-opportunities/
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Wildland Restoration Team Member (Mesic Restoration)

Here at MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills.  Our participants camp while working on physically demanding and essential natural resource and conservation projects on some of the most breathtaking landscapes in the Northern Rockies and Plains.  If you are looking for something unique and want to make a positive impact on the environment, then this is the perfect opportunity for you! 

Industry

min experience

salary range

$1.4k - $1.4k / month

Additional Job Details

International Applicants Allowed?
No
Work Visa Sponsoring Available
No

Job Overview

GAIN PROFESSIONAL JOB SKILLS, CONTRIBUTE TO CLIMATE RESILIENCE, AND LAUNCH YOUR NATURAL RESOURCE CAREER!

Housing Opportunities Available!

At MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills.  Wildland Restoration Teams participate in habitat restoration projects. These could include managing invasive plants through herbicide application, seed collection, and watershed restoration including beaver-dam analog construction.  Projects are rigorous. Participants carry a heavy backpack sprayer and work in hot weather across rugged terrain while wearing protective gear.  These crews work with a diverse range of stakeholders (private, government, and non-profit).  Their efforts help to achieve large scale land conservation efforts with rural communities throughout the state of Montana. This is a great opportunity for anyone who has an interest in restoration to gain field experience in a rapidly growing area of conservation.  


Location: Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell, Missoula MT
Dates: 5/16/2022 – 8/12/2022 OR 5/16/2022 – 10/19/2022

Living Allowance: $737 biweekly before taxes
AmeriCorps Education Award: $1,718.25 – $3,247.50 (depending on term length)

Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!

Food Per Diem while on Projects

Access to Pro Deals

Housing Opportunities Available!

 

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more!

There are multiple benefits with an AmeriCorps Term of Service!

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MCC is committed to being diverse, welcoming, and inclusive. We are working to reduce barriers to participating in our programs. We encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

Special Benefits

Benefits:

Certifications (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • Basic First Aid & CPR 
  • Chainsaw Certification
  • Crosscut Certification 

Training and Opportunities (Depending on Position and Crew Type):

  • Training on Resume Building, Interviewing, and Federal Hiring
  • Hand & Power Tool Use (including chainsaw and crosscut saw)
  • Backcountry Travel & Navigation
  • Trail Maintenance & Construction
  • Leave No Trace
  • Habitat Management & Improvement
  • Learn about natural resource management
  • Develop life skills, work skills, and a strong service ethic
  • Connect with project partners: federal, state, and non-profits for career opportunities
  • Join our network of alumni in natural resource careers all over the country
  • Work in beautiful, wild, and protected places.
  • Work in National Forests, wilderness areas, and National Parks. 
  • Make lasting changes to the environment, climate, and our communities.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED
  • Minimum age of 18
  • US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
  • Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60 – 70lbs
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools
  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Available for duration of entire term of service; commitment to completing entire term of service
  • Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
  • Willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time

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