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Join the Maine Conservation Corps
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The mission of the MCC is to accomplish conservation initiatives that inspire people and enhance communities.
Benefits of Joining!
- A wide range of training and networking opportunities
- Experience in leadership and project management
- Housing during training
- An Education Award
- Weekly Living Stipend
- A Maine State Park Pass
- Student loan deferment and childcare reimbursement for those that qualify
Serve as an integral part of a conservation organization!
Want to take your background in natural resources to the next level? As an Environmental Steward (ES) you'll gain invaluable hands-on experience and confidence in the field, while networking with potential employers. Use your knowledge and expertise to tackle the needs of local organizations.
Each ES role is unique, past projects have included:
- Environmental Education
- Volunteer Management
- Environmental Data Collection
- Land/Trail Management
Past Host Sites have included:
- Maine Natural Areas Program
- Maine Department of Environmental Protection
- Maine State Parks and Public Lands
- Nonprofits such as: Coastal Mountains Land Trust and Frenchman Bay Conservancy
Resources: FAQs for Environmental Stewards (DOCX) / June 2023 Host Site Details (DOCX)
Do something different and discover your potential!
Looking to make a difference? Get paid to explore Maine's wilderness, coast, and mountains, whiled doing something that matters. Come gain confidence and grit serving with our Field Teams! Field Team members construct and rehabilitate sustainable trails in places like Baxter State Park, and on the Appalachian Trail, as well as land owned by local communities and land trusts.
Your efforts as a Field Team member provide access to Maine's natural areas and present recreation, education, and fitness opportunities for the public.
Team members gain an appreciation for their strengths and abilities, all while serving in some of Maine's most wild and beautiful places!
Resources: Field Team FAQs (PDF)
Find Open Positions & Apply to Join!
|State/End Dates||Position Title||Housing Provided?||Location||Status||Deadline|
|04/03/2023 to 10/27/2023||Field Coordinator (Field Team Program)||Maine||Open||03/24/2023|
|04/18/2023 to 10/13/2023||Field Team Leader||Maine||1 Open Position||03/24/2023|
|05/01/2023 to 10/13/2023||Assistant Team Leader (Trails)||Maine||Open||04/07/2023|
|06/12/2023 to 10/13/2023||Field Team Member||Throughout Maine||Open||04/07/2023|
|06/05/2023 to 11/17/2023||Environmental Steward (900-HR)||Maine||Interviews start March 13th||Open until filled|
|06/05/2023 to 11/17/2023||Environmental Steward - City of Portland (Trail Signage Project)||No||Portland, ME||Interviews Underway||Open until filled|
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.