Interested in developing job readiness skills, experience in project management, and gaining contacts in the field of natural resources? Come learn, live and serve with the Maine Conservation Corps!
Members serve Maine's communities, participate in the AmeriCorps program, and gain hands-on experience. MCC is dedicated to accomplishing outdoor recreation and conservation projects for the public, promoting and managing volunteer opportunities, providing conservation education, building self-esteem and leadership, strengthening the future employability of members, while raising the aspirations of members and volunteers. Training typically takes place in the Augusta area; field work is conducted throughout Maine.
Attend training, such as: orientation to the MCC and AmeriCorps, First Aid and CPR, communication, conflict resolution, diversity, introduction to trail tools and safety standards, job readiness training such as: resume writing, job search components, appropriate workplace behaviors, interview skills.
Chainsaw Safety Training (May 15 – 19, 2017)
Work Schedule: 40 hours a week; overnights and weekends required
Benefits: Team Members are 450 hour or 900 hour AmeriCorps members who will receive a weekly living stipend of $270 (less taxes), and an education award of $2,887.50 or $1,527.45. Other benefits include a wide range of training and networking opportunities, housing during training, pro-deals a Maine State Park Pass, and health insurance if eligible (5 month or longer term commitment). Some members may also be eligible for student loan deferment and childcare reimbursement.
The Maine Conservation Corps provides equal opportunity in employment and programs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Accommodation arrangements must be requested in advance by contacting MCC staff.
To Apply: Submit a MCC Application, Certifications and References.
Please email Corps.Conservation@maine.gov for questions and information.
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