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450-HR Field Team Member

Actively Recruiting

Openings

10 currently recruiting

Service Dates

July 22, 2024 - October 11, 2024

Application Window

February 29, 2024 - April 29, 2024

Location

  • Augusta, ME

Contact Information

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

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Description

Team Members will attend a one-week member orientation to MCC and AmeriCorps. Topics will include: backcountry wellness, Leave No Trace ethics, diversity and inclusivity, and an introduction to trail tools and safety standards. During the field season members will participate in ongoing job readiness training including job searches, resume and cover letter writing, and goal setting.

Field Team Members will complete conservation projects as part of a team primarily focused on the rehabilitation and construction of recreational trails across Maine. You can expect to serve on physically challenging projects in any kind of weather, gaining hands-on experience in the groundwork of stewardship. The Team Member position requires a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, the ability to live and serve collaboratively in a team setting, and the physical ability to carry out the essential functions of the position.

Team Members will attend a one-week member orientation to MCC and AmeriCorps. Topics will include: backcountry wellness, Leave No Trace ethics, diversity and inclusivity, and an introduction to trail tools and safety standards. During the field season members will participate in ongoing job readiness training including job searches, resume and cover letter writing, and goal setting.

Field Team Members will complete conservation projects as part of a team primarily focused on the rehabilitation and construction of recreational trails across Maine. You can expect to serve on physically challenging projects in any kind of weather, gaining hands-on experience in the groundwork of stewardship. The Team Member position requires a positive attitude, a willingness to learn, the ability to live and serve collaboratively in a team setting, and the physical ability to carry out the essential functions of the position.
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Living Allowance

$1500 - $1875 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

Team Members are AmeriCorps members who will receive a weekly living stipend of $325 (less taxes). Other benefits include a wide range of training and networking opportunities, a Maine State Park Pass, discounts on outdoor gear, and an education award of $1,374.60. Some members may also be eligible for student loan deferment and childcare reimbursement.

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Service Details

Focus Areas

Economic Security, Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Suburban, Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Park, State Agency other than State Service Commission

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

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

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Field Team Member

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