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1700HR Environmental Steward, Midcoast Conservancy

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

January 10, 2022 - November 11, 2022

Application Window

September 28, 2021 - October 18, 2021

Location

  • Wiscasset, ME

Contact Information

Dena Doyon
(207) 624-6085
corps.conservation@maine.gov

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Position Details

Environmental Stewards

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Description

Environmental Stewards serve 1700 or 900 hour AmeriCorps terms, beginning in January and June. Their term of service begins with one to two weeks of training with the Maine Conservation Corps before being paired with a Host Site. Environmental Stewards are tasked with expanding the capacity of local organization by accomplishing conservation initiatives. The activities of stewards vary by the needs of host sites; past projects have included: water quality monitoring, volunteer management, habitat restoration, environmental education, small scale recreational trail projects, and much more.

Environmental Stewards serve 1700 or 900 hour AmeriCorps terms, beginning in January and June. Their term of service begins with one to two weeks of training with the Maine Conservation Corps before being paired with a Host Site. Environmental Stewards are tasked with expanding the capacity of local organization by accomplishing conservation initiatives. The activities of stewards vary by the needs of host sites; past projects have included: water quality monitoring, volunteer management, habitat restoration, environmental education, small scale recreational trail projects, and much more. Read More

Living Allowance

$1456 - $1456 monthly

Benefits

Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

Environmental Stewards will receive a weekly living allowance of $364 for 44 weeks (before taxes) and an education award of $6345. Other benefits include a wide range of training and networking opportunities, and a Maine State Park Pass. A small number of Host Sites also offer housing as part of their position.

Education Benefits

Credential or Certification

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Site Specific Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in biology, environmental science, or related field strongly preferred
• Computer skills and ability to learn DEP computer applications (GIS skills a plus)
• Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities
• Ability to focus and be detailed oriented
• Physically able to complete field work including carrying monitoring equipment over rough terrain
• Comfortable on the water, able to paddle and steer a canoe

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Car recommended
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 99

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Education & Youth, Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Indoor and Outdoor

Placement

Individual Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Federal Government Agency, Local Government Agency, Museum or Nature Center, National Nonprofit/Affiliate, Park, State Agency other than State Service Commission

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Office Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Dena Doyon
(207) 624-6085
corps.conservation@maine.gov

Hosted By

Position Details

Environmental Stewards

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