Overview

What Qualities Make a Successful Crew Leader 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.
A commitment to motivating others and their success.
A desire to hone your personal leadership style
Location: Bozeman or Kalispell, MT
Program Dates: 5/13/2024-8/16/2024
Living Allowance: $1,200 biweekly before taxes are taken out
AmeriCorps Education Award: $1,824.07 upon completion of the program
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.
Access to Pro Deals
*Housing is provided for these leaders through the Forest Service District with an equivalent value of $140 biweekly

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Conservation, Crew, Full Time

Qualifications:

High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED
21 years old on the start date of the program
Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check
US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
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

Required Skills:

Effective written and oral communication skills
Demonstrates strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
Embraces willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 14-30 days at a time
Commitment to completing term; available for duration of entire term of service
Passion for working with youth and the outdoors
Experience working with youth ages 14-18

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/