Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member-Michigan

Agency
Huron Pines
Location
Michigan
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
13,732
Start Date
01/14/2019
Last Date to Apply
09/28/2018
Website
https://huronpines.org/americorps/
Description
We are now accepting applications for our 2019 Huron Pines AmeriCorps positions! If you are interested in conservation, want to make a difference, and develop your professional skills, consider joining the Huron Pines AmeriCorps team. Huron Pines AmeriCorps is designed to provide Michigan conservation organizations with highly qualified individuals for a term of volunteer service. The program not only improves a conservation organization’s ability to protect Michigan’s natural resources, but it also provides members with real-world experience and training. With a living stipend and some attractive benefits, this program provides an opportunity to develop as a resource professional in the conservation community. AmeriCorps members will be placed throughout Michigan with a variety of organizations. Member activities include volunteer engagement, habitat restoration, environmental stewardship and developing new conservation services. Learn more, view position descriptions and apply at www.huronpines.org/americorps The program is administered in Gaylord and members will be placed statewide including Gaylord, Atlanta, Vanderbilt, Lake City, Traverse City, Grayling, Alpena, Houghton, Gladwin, Leland, Mio, Lansing, Detroit, Ann Arbor, and Midland. AmeriCorps is a national service program engaging thousands of citizens in service every year. Visit www.americorps.gov to learn more. MEMBER BENEFITS • An opportunity to join others with dedication, passion and enthusiasm for the environment and for national service • Develop real-world skills, increase your experiences and have the opportunity to network with other resource professionals • Educational voucher in the amount of $6,095 (http://edaward.org/) • Loan forbearance of qualified federal student loans during the term of service • Living stipend totaling $13,732 (distributed bi-weekly; this is taxable income) • Health care coverage • Child care benefits, if eligible AVAILABLE POSITIONS DNR Atlanta- Resource Protection Technician DNR Gladwin- Conservation Program Developer DNR Grayling- Conservation Easement & Outreach Technician DNR Lansing- Cooperative Programs Developer DNR Lansing- Invasive Species Outreach & Engagement Coordinator DNR Pigeon River Country- Conservation Program Developer DNR Roscommon- Silviculture Research Assistant DNR Traverse City- Cooperative & Educational Programs Developer Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy (6 positions)- Stewardship Technician Huron Pines- Community Education Specialist Huron Pines- Communications and Outreach Specialist Leelanau Conservancy (2 positions)- Stewardship Specialist Leslie Science & Nature Center- Educator Little Forks Conservancy- Land Steward Michigan Forest Biomaterials Institute- Program Associate Michigan Natural Features Inventory (2 positions)- Conservation Science Technician Michigan State University Extension/Sea Grant- Education and Outreach Coordinator Michigan United Conservation Clubs- Engagement Specialist Missaukee Conservation District- Conservation Technician Northeast Michigan Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative- Education Coordinator Otsego Conservation District- Education Coordinator Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary- Education Specialist US Forest Service/Mio Ranger District- Outreach Coordinator HOW TO APPLY The program will be recruiting members until September 28, 2018. Interviews will take place on November 8 and 9, 2018 in Gaylord, MI. Please fill out a Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Application (available at http://www.huronpines.org/americorps) and also submit your cover letter and resume with the application. Application, resume and cover letter must be emailed to sarah@huronpines.org. Incomplete applications are not accepted. Reasonable accommodations: If you need to make a request for a reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, such as obtain materials in a format that works for you or to fully participate in the application process, please contact Sarah Topp, AmeriCorps Coordinator at Huron Pines.
Qualifications
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS Please read each position description carefully for specific position requirements. All positions require the following: • A college degree is required • Members must be a citizen of the United States or have proof of lawful permanent resident alien status • Valid driver’s license • Must be committed to serving 1,700 hours from January 14 through November 15, 2019 • Ability to pass a background check HOW TO APPLY The program will be recruiting members until September 28, 2018. Interviews will take place on November 8 and 9, 2018 in Gaylord, MI. Please fill out a Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Application (available at http://www.huronpines.org/americorps) and also submit your cover letter and resume with the application. Application, resume and cover letter must be emailed to sarah@huronpines.org. Incomplete applications are not accepted. Reasonable accommodations: If you need to make a request for a reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, such as obtain materials in a format that works for you or to fully participate in the application process, please contact Sarah Topp, AmeriCorps Coordinator at Huron Pines.
Contact Person
Sarah Topp
Contact Phone
9894482293 ext 30
Contact eMail
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