Overview

What Qualities Make a Successful Crew Member at MCC:
A passion for service, the environment, and conservation.
A positive mental attitude and seeing others with positive regard.
Adaptability and flexibility.
A commitment to serving the whole term.
A growth mindset – coming willing to learn, grow, and challenge yourself.

Location: Bozeman, Missoula, Kalispell and Helena, MT
Ages: 17-30, up to 35 for military veterans
Program Dates:
5/13/2024-8/9/2024 (Summer)
5/13/2024-10/23/2024 (Full Term)
5/13/2024-10/23/2024 (Mesic)
Living Allowance: $1,160 biweekly before taxes are taken out
AmeriCorps Education Award:
$3,447.50 (full term + mesic) upon completion of the program
$1,824.07 (summer) upon completion of the program
Health Insurance: Provided at NO COST for full term; Health Insurance NOT provided for summer term
Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!
Public Lands Service Corps Hiring Preference: Members serving with federal land management agencies may be eligible to receive hiring preference for future federal job placement
Supportive coaching staff invested in your success.
Community Spaces: Access to two community spaces, Corps Members of Color and LGBTQIA2+ Corps Members, to build community, connection, and support during the season.
Food Per Diem while on Projects
Access to Pro Deals
Housing options may be available in specific regions; talk with a Program Manager to learn more!!

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Conservation, Crew, Full Time, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

Qualifications:

High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED.
Ages 17-30, up to 35 for military veterans.
US Citizen, National, or Legal Permanent Resident.
Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60-70lbs.
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools.
Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check.

Required Skills:

Available for duration of entire term of service; commitment to completing term.
Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment.
Willing to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions.
Ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time.

About Montana Conservation Corps

Montana Conservation Corps believes that through conservation service work and authentic connection, you can sharpen your ability to create change and join the next generation of leaders for a better world. At MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills.

Application Instructions

Apply on our website @ https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/open-positions/