Field Team Leaders
April 29 to August 9, 2013 or April 29 to November 8, 2013
Maine Conservation Corps is dedicated to conservation projects, volunteers, education, and leadership skills. MCC engages teams in challenging, high quality trail projects.
Projects range from community projects to remote sites on the Appalachian Trail – where teams learn traditional stone working skills while rebuilding portions of America’s premier long distance hiking trail through the Wilderness of Maine.
Training topics include: Trail skills - Rigging, stone and timber construction * Wilderness First Aid * Crew Management * Instruction and experience with Leadership * Chainsaw Certification
Responsibilities: Lead and teach trail construction and other projects * Provide leadership and training to corps members and volunteers * Submit reports * Coordinate food, equipment, and transportation for a team of 6 people * Camp in tents along with team members during service sessions.
Qualifications: One season of trail work experience with one season in an outdoor leadership role * Ability to teach trail skills * Previous experience with construction work * Must be in good health and physically fit * Position requires a sense of humor and the ability to maintain a safe and enjoyable service environment * Must be at least 20 years old * Must be a US Citizen * High School diploma or equivalent * Must be able to motivate and work with people of all ages and backgrounds * Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply
$440 per week (less taxes)
AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,468 or $2,775 (if eligible)
Maine State Park Pass
Application Deadline February 22, 2013
For more information and to download an application check out the MCC website:
The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry provides equal opportunity in employment and programs.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Accommodation arrangements must be requested in advance by contacting MCC staff.
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