Outreach Coordinator: Mio, MI

Huron Pines AmeriCorps
Mio, MI
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$8,739 living stipend & $3,247.50 education award
Start Date
Last Date to Apply
HURON PINES AMERICORPS Huron Pines mission is to enhance Michigan's natural resources to ensure healthy water, protected places, and vibrant communities. Huron Pines is looking to place motivated and aspiring natural resource professionals in six-month positions with various conservation entities across the state, including the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, U.S Fish and Wildlife Service, Land conservancies, Museums, and nonprofits. Positions include Fishery Heritage Volunteer Organizer, Volunteer and Engagment Specialist, Education Programs Developer, Outreach Coordinator, and Volunteer and Stewardship Coordinator. These opportunities offer a multitude of unique experiences to further the development of young professionals or those looking to make a career shift. These opportunities often serve as stepping stones to that coveted career in natural resources. If you are passionate about the woods and waters of Michigan and are looking for that next opportunity to advance you through your professional journey, please see a complete list of detailed position descriptions and steps on how to apply at huronpines.org/americorps. MIO RANGER DISTRICT, HURON-MANISTEE NATIONAL FORESTS, OUTREACH COORDINATOR The Mio Ranger District of the Huron-Manistee National Forests is a multi-use land management agency with interdisciplinary programs including wildlife, timber, recreation, fire, fisheries, botany, and cultural recourses. We have positive working relationships with several state and federal government agencies, non-profit organizations, and schools. In partnership with the Huron Pines AmeriCorps program, the Mio Ranger District is offering an opportunity for a Half-Term member to serve on the Huron-Manistee National Forests. The AmeriCorps member will expand and improve existing outreach programs with a focus on Kirtland’s warbler, jack pine ecosystem management, and pollinators of northern Michigan. They will also conduct wildlife and plant surveys. The successful applicant should have a strong natural resources background, knowledge of wildlife, and be comfortable working with elementary and middle school students. The member should be able to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously and have the ability to work independently. The member may be required to complete tasks alone in the field in a variety of adverse weather and terrain conditions. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience conducting environmental education or interpretive programs.
REQUIRED FOR POSITION Bachelor’s Degree Valid Driver’s License Ability to communicate well with co-workers and the public Able to work in the field under extreme weather conditions (cold, hot, rain, snow), buggy conditions (mosquitos, black flies), and variable work schedules (early mornings and some weekends) Ability to collect accurate field data and keep good documentation Ability to follow survey protocols PREFERRED FOR POSITION Experience working with children Field experience, including using a GPS and compass, reading maps, and driving 4WD trucks REQUIRED FOR THE PROGRAM Computer efficiency (typing, email, word processing, excel) Ability to pass a background check* U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien Commitment to conserving the forests, lakes, and streams of Northeast Michigan
Contact Person
Amanda Vanaman
Contact Phone
(231) 340-1146 x30
Contact eMail
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