Big Sky Watershed Corps-AmeriCorps Member
BSWC members develop projects to protect local water resources, such as watershed inventories, stream and riparian restoration, re-vegetation projects, drought planning, water quality/quantity monitoring, riparian fencing, river clean-ups, abandoned mine reclamation, and irrigation improvements. BSWC members also promote watershed health and natural resource conservation through outreach and education. They engage with local communities through lessons in schools, community field days, workshops, and trainings. They develop curriculum, focus on issues with local solutions, implement outreach initiatives, and organize public meetings and events for community stakeholders. BSWC members consistently engage volunteers for training and events that relate to watershed health and protection. Members also develop a skilled and influential recurring volunteer-base to support local efforts.
Primary duties of the Big Sky Watershed Corps Member (CM) include working with the Host Site staff to complete tasks related to project design and implementation, community outreach and education, volunteer generation and management and reporting functions. The CM works under the direct supervision of the Host Site Supervisor and MCC Staff to ensure successful completion of program objectives. The CM is an AmeriCorps Member and is entitled to the benefit package offered to all AmeriCorps Members.
•College degree (B.A./B.S.), preferably in watershed, agriculture, environment, or education related field.
•Effective written and oral communication skills.
•Valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle, ability to pass a motor vehicle records check, US Citizenship or ability to work in the US.
•Previous watershed-related experience, fieldwork, agricultural experience, data collection & analysis or plan development.
•Previous teaching or volunteer management experience.
•Proven ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders.
Apply Here: http://mtcorps.org/join/big-sky-watershed-corps-conservation-internships/big-sky-watershed-corps/