***Preference will be given to Maine Veterans but anyone meeting qualifications can apply***
This Maine Veteran Environmental Steward position unites the primary and most successful elements of the MCC field team program and MCC individual placement positions, while responding to the needs of the community. As an Veteran Environmental Steward, you will bring enthusiasm, expertise and focused effort toward creating and improving recreational trails, planning conservation projects as well as developing, training and sustaining a community volunteer base. Do you love doing trail work and sharing your knowledge with others? Want to be an integral part of a conservation organization? Be an Veteran Environmental Steward!
The Veteran Environmental Steward will serve a minimum of 900 hours, approximately 6 months, beginning as soon as possible! You will begin your service in the MCC with the equivalent of 3 weeks of training. Training topics typically include:
- Griphoist and Rigging Operations
- First Aid/CPR certification
- Chainsaw Safety Training
- Working with Volunteers
- Leave No Trace
- Principles of Leadership
- Communication and Diversity
- GPS Data Collection
After training, the Veteran Environmental Steward will be placed at Caribou Parks and Recreational Department to:
- Plan new trails and rehabilitate existing trails
- Implement existing land management plans
- Recruit, train and lead volunteers to create and improve recreational trail systems
- Establish a sustainable, dedicated community volunteer base
- Develop plans and fundraise for conservation projects
Sound like a good fit?
Download the MCC Application - PDF (209KB) and Reference Form - PDF (24KB) to get started!
This position starts ASAP and ends in mid-November! Apply Today! Deadline date: June 7, 2013
Location: The MCC office is located in Hallowell, Maine. Training typically takes place in the Hallowell area. Post training, Environmental Stewards are placed at service sites throughout Maine.
The MCC accepts applications year-round.
For information on the application process contact:
Maine Conservation Corps
124 State House Station
Augusta ME 04333
207-624-6085 or 1-800-245-5627 (Toll Free in Maine) firstname.lastname@example.org
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry 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.