Live, learn and explore Maine’s conservation pockets with Maine Conservation Corps (MCC). As an individual placement member, you can make in impact within an organization and the community through achieving specific Host Site goals as unique as each placement.
Environmental Stewards (ES) accomplish a wide variety of conservation projects ranging from water quality monitoring, habitat restoration, mobilizing volunteers to maintain hiking trails, banding and gathering data on songbirds, restoring eelgrass, teaching school kids about shellfisheries, mapping invasive species, and more. Gain experience and an adventure while making a difference.
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
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.
High School Graduate
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Must be a US Citizen
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
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
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