Senior Crew Leader – AmeriCorps- Montana

Montana Conservation Corps
Bozeman, MT; Helena, MT; Kalispell, MT; Missoula, MT
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Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$650 bi-weekly
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Location: Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell, Missoula Program Dates: February 5 through November 7, 2018 Living Allowance: $650.00 biweekly AmeriCorps Education Award: $5,815.00 upon completion of the program A Senior Crew Leader’s term of service provides the opportunity to explore different roles and responsibilities within the organization. During the Leadership Development Program the Senior Crew Leader supports regional staff in training Field and Youth Crew Leaders with the technical and fundamental skills required for their field season. Throughout the summer and fall the Senior Crew Leader is there to continue to support leaders as they reach project goals, and mentor crew members through the program. It is a unique position where one can grow individually and professionally while working on independent tasks and supporting staff. The design of this position is to remain flexible in the changing atmosphere of work. Whether it’s clearing downed trees with a chainsaw, coordinating with other groups for volunteer opportunities, building a new trail in the deep wilderness, assisting with regional inventory, teaching a group of youth during an afterschool program or restoring sage grouse habitat on the eastern plains; this leader completes projects of all sorts. Joining MCC is not a job – it’s a serious commitment to service and an opportunity to immerse oneself in a diverse experience.
Qualification - Must Have: High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED Minimum age of 21 US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in rugged terrain, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60-70 pounds Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check Available for duration of entire term of service; commitment to completing term Effective written and oral communication skills Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment Willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time Qualifications - Desired: At least two years of college or military experience, or equivalent work experience Previous Corps Experience Leadership and/or teaching experience, skills, or training Technical and outdoor skills, including camp craft, trail work, and knowledge of power and hand tools Current First aid & CPR certification Focused Senior positions Veteran Senior Leader – previous military experience Youth Senior Leader – enthusiasm for working with youth
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Nate Hess
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