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  • Big Sky Watershed Corps-AmeriCorps Member - Deadline Approaching

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Montana Conservation Corps
      Location: Helena, MT
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 04/14/2019
      Open Until Filled: No

    We have a last minute opportunity conducting Raptor surveys, songbird nest counts, leading educational events and more! 

    Big Sky Watershed Corps-AmeriCorps Member-MT Audubon

    The BSWC member will support the organization’s Bird Conservation Programs statewide and also engage in education and outreach efforts that support MT Audubon and Montana Conservation Corps’ Indian Education for All and Audubon Naturalists in the Schools program(s) in Billings, Great Falls and other local communities.  Specifically the member will engage with local communities through lessons in schools, community field days, workshops, and trainings. The individual will also develop curriculum, focus on issues with local solutions, implement outreach initiatives, and organize public meetings and events for community stakeholders. The members may also develop a skilled and influential recurring volunteer-base to support local efforts.

    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 MCC 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.

    Position Location: Helena, MT

    Term of Service: 4/29/19-11/15/19 (Start date can be flexible for the right candidate)    

    Living Stipend: $597 biweekly

    Education Award: $2,960 upon successful completion of the program

    Required Qualifications:

    •College degree (B.A./B.S.), preferably in environment, wildlife biology or education related field.

    •Effective written and oral communication skills.

    •Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, ability to pass a motor vehicle records check, US Citizenship or ability to work in the US.

    Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

    •Previous experience with fieldwork, data collection and analysis and bird identification.

    •Previous teaching and volunteer management experience.

    •Proven ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders.

    Apply Here: https://careers-mtcorps.icims.com/jobs/1314/big-sky-watershed-corps/job

    Application Deadline: 4/14/19-Early submissions strongly encouraged

    Bryan Wilson
    Associate Director-Individual Placement Programs  
    Montana Conservation Corps
    206 N. Grand Avenue / Bozeman, MT 59715 
    Office: (406)-585-5913
    Cell: (330)-242-4482

    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.

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