Conservation Intern

  • Montana Conservation Corps
  • Montana, Wyoming, North Dakota, South Dakota and Idaho
  • Jan 28, 2020
Internship- Paid Biology - Ecology Conservation/ Natural Resources Fisheries - Marine Science - Aquatic Biology Forestry Geoscience-Hydrogeology Outdoor Recreation - Guides- Trails - Wilderness Sustainability Watershed - Stormwater - Wastewater

Job Description

The MCC Conservation Intern works under the supervision of Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) 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. Conservation Interns 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 Interns are responsible for keeping host site supervisors and MCC staff informed through bi-weekly paperwork. 

Term Dates: 5/13/20 – 8/14/20    

Qualifications:

  • 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
  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
  • Willingness to work long hard hours in all weather conditions
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the position, as determined by the host site and MCC
  • Ability to provide personal transportation to worksites, housing, and trainings

Programmatic Duties:

  • Accomplish project goals to the standards and satisfaction of MCC and host site supervisors/partners
  • Represent MCC and AmeriCorps by adhering to all policies and procedures and working in a safe manner
  • Demonstrate initiative to complete projects and assignments accurately with minimal supervision
  • Attend at least one public meeting and volunteer at least once with a local non-profit or agency outside of MCC and host site organization
  • Promote a positive public image for MCC and host site by acting in a professional and respectful manner at all times
  • Exhibit a strong work ethic and positive service ethic throughout the term of service

 

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Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

Living Allowance: $504 bi-weekly AmeriCorps Education Award: $1,638 upon successful completion of the program