The Maine Conservation Corps, an AmeriCorps program, is accepting applications for 1700-hour AmeriCorps Environmental Steward positions located throughout Maine for January 2019. MCC is dedicated to accomplishing conservation initiatives that inspire people and enhance communities. MCC does this by completing 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.
These 1700-hour positions receive a total living allowance of $15,500 distributed over 43 weeks and if eligible, an AmeriCorps educational award of $5920.00 upon successful completion of the program. Other benefits include health insurance, a range of training and networking opportunities and a Maine State Park Pass. Some members may also be eligible for student loan forbearance and childcare reimbursement. A small number of Host Sites offer housing as part of their position.
High School diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 18 years old
Must be a US Citizen
Must agree to criminal and sex offender background checks
All positions at State sites require a valid driver’s license with a good 5 year driving record
Passion for community service and the environment
Commitment to complete the full term of service
To apply, go to our website and click on "Apply Now", and send a copy of your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. You will be contacted with further instructions on how to complete your application.