Expedition Leader- Leading Youth in the Wilderness

  • Montana Conservation Corps
  • Remote (backcountry)
  • Feb 24, 2020
Seasonal Conservation/ Natural Resources Forestry

Job Description

EXPEDITION LEADERSHIP POSITIONS AVAILABLE (WORKING with YOUTH) We are looking for enthusiastic leaders who love the outdoors and working with kids! As an Expedition Leader of a Montana Conservation Corps Youth Crew, you will guide local Montana youth in conservation service-based outdoor projects on our public lands. You will have the chance to positively impact the lives of middle and high school youth, local communities, and some of the most treasured wild lands in the West. This is your chance to make a huge impact on both the lives of youth and our public lands.Apply today to be a leader of a Youth Crew today! BENEFITS Youth Expedition Leaders - Lead overnight service expeditions for Middle School and High School youth that vary in length from one week to four weeks. Leaders engage and mentor crews of approximately 6 youth members on natural resource projects in Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota, and South Dakota. (OVERNIGHT IN TENTS) 4 Month Position: $700 Biweekly living allowance | $2,322 AmeriCorps Education Award | Health Insurance | Term: 4/20 - 8/14/2020 3 Month Position: $700 Biweekly living allowance | $1,612 AmeriCorps Education Award | Health Insurance | Term: 5/18 - 8/14/2020 Youth Conservation Corps Expedition Leader - Lead high school aged crews for 8-10 weeks, working intensively in one community to fully explore a variety of hands-on natural resource projects. YCC crews are based in remote, rural communities around Montana, with crew sizes of 5-8 participants. (RARELY OVERNIGHT) 4 Month Position: $700 Biweekly living allowance | $2,322 AmeriCorps Education Award | Health Insurance | Term: 4/20 - 8/14/2020 3 Month Position: $700 Biweekly living allowance | $1,612 AmeriCorps Education Award | Health Insurance | Term: 5/18 - 8/14/2020 EXPERIENCE GAINED ~ Nationally Recognized Leadership Development Program ~ Positively impact the lives of the youth ~ Hands-on experience in ecological restoration and resource management ~ Backcountry and front country travel and/or camping in diverse settings across the Northern Plains, Rockies, National Parks, and Wilderness areas ~ Master traditional skills using legendary primitive tools - pulaskis, mcleods, pick mattocks, crosscuts, plus many other tools We seek to provide access and opportunity to a diverse group of participants. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.

Job Level

Entry-level  

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

$700 BiWeekly and $3047.50 AmeriCorps Education Award

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