MCC’s Conservation Fellow (CF) program makes a measurable difference in conservation efforts while strengthening the experience of recent college graduates. CFs serve at partnering federal/state agencies, nonprofits, tribal offices, and other community-based conservation organizations across the region gaining hands-on experience. The six-month term of service extends from May - October and members gain professional experience with partner organizations located throughout Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, and the Dakotas. Members in this program are exposed to the various seasonally driven requirements for natural resource-related work throughout the west.
Term Dates: 5/12/21 – 10/1/21
Living Allowance: $504 bi-weekly; Health Insurance at no cost
AmeriCorps Education Award: $2,417 upon successful completion of the program
Location: Varies based on host organization location
Application Deadline: February 14, 2021
Application deadline is February 14th
Please contact staff at email@example.com or 406-587-4475 with any questions.
The MCC Conservation Fellow 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 Fellows 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 Fellows are responsible for keeping host site supervisors and MCC staff informed through bi-weekly paperwork.
MCC seeks to provide access and opportunity to a diverse group of staff and participants, while continuing to identify and reduce barriers to being involved in our organization and programs. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.
While this position description describes the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position, it is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. All Montana Conservation Corps positions may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.