Montanan Conservation Corps- Conservation Program


Montana Conservation Corps
Seasonal
Job Overview

We have several opportunities related to Natural Resource Management and Forestry!  Participants will have the chance to work in the backcountry gaining hands on experience in wilderness inventory and monitoring, trail monitoring/maintenance, invasive species monitoring/management and more. Information is below:

Montana Conservation Corps-Conservation Program

MCC’s Conservation Program provides opportunities for young adults to gain professional experience in the Natural Resource Management field.  Conservation Interns and Conservation Fellows serve at partnering federal/state agencies and other community-based conservation organizations across Montana, Idaho, North and South Dakota and Wyoming.

 

General Program Information: The Conservation program is designed to make a measurable difference in local conservation efforts while strengthening the professional experience of our members. Members are placed individually with a partner organization and work under the direct supervision of the Host Site Supervisor, while coordinating with Montana Conservation Corps staff to ensure successful completion of the program objectives. Members serve on a variety of projects including GIS projects, ranger patrols, habitat enhancement, data analysis, public outreach and education, trails projects, research, and invasive species management.

 

Conservation Intern:  Start Date: May 13th End Date: August 14th 

                                                       OR

Conservation Fellows: Start Date: May 13th End Date: October 2nd

 

Benefits

$504 bi-weekly living stipend

$1,683-2,360 AmeriCorps education award upon completion of the program

Qualifications – Must Have

  • High school degree or GED
  • Minimum age of 18
  • Available for duration of entire term of service; commitment to completing term
  • US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
  • Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, ability to pass a motor vehicle records check

Qualifications – Desired

  • College degree or pursuing college degree, preferably in Natural Resource Management, Forestry, sciences, conservation, or Recreation Management
  • Previous fieldwork and/or backcountry experience, interest in working with or in National Forests and/or National Parks
  • A desire to be outdoors, work in rough terrain, and ability to handle temperature extremes
  • Ability to work with and build consensus among diverse stakeholders
  • Open and adaptable to new environments, different perspectives and rural communities

 

*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.*

APPLY HERE:  https://mtcorps.org/join/big-sky-watershed-corps-conservation-internships/conservation-intern-program/

 

APPLICATIONS ARE DUE February 9th- EARLY SUBMISSIONS ARE WELCOME AND STRONGLY ENCOURAGED