Huron Pines AmeriCorps

Now Accepting Applications for 2018!

In partnership with the AmeriCorps program, we are able to offer an exciting position that will work to improve and protect the health of our region’s land and water. We are seeking an individual to assist with the Conservancy’s land stewardship program collaborating with landowners and at our nature preserves. We will be looking for someone who is self-motivated, knowledgeable in GPS and GIS, is able to manage multiple tasks, communicate well through public speaking and writing, and has a background in natural resources.

Huron Pines AmeriCorps Sara and Volunteers at the Szok Preserve maintaining the trail.

Some tasks include:

Create and implement a management plan for a new 272acre preserve in Gladwin County

Remove invasive species through chemical and physical treatments 

Monitoring at least fifteen conservation easements

Develop new outreach programs for private landowners

Oversee volunteers to assist in stewardship activities including work days and natural resource inventory work

 

All positions require the following:

• A college degree is required
• Members must be a citizen of the United States or have proof of lawful permanent resident alien status
• Valid driver’s license
• Must be committed to serving 1,700 hours from January 4 through November 9, 2018
• Ability to pass a background check

Member benefits

• An opportunity to join others with dedication, passion and enthusiasm for the environment and for national service
• Develop real-world skills, increase your experiences and have the opportunity to network with other resource professionals
• Educational award in the amount of $5,730
• Loan forbearance of qualified federal student loans during the term of service
• Living stipend totaling $12,630 (distributed bi-weekly; this is taxable income)
• Health care coverage
• Child care benefits, if eligible

Fill out the Huron Pines AmeriCorps Application

Click on this link to read the full Land Steward Position Description

Submit one cover letter, resume and Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Application via email to jake@huronpines.org. All applications must be in by October 7th 2017. Interviews will take place on November 8 and 9, 2017 in Gaylord, MI.

Any questions regarding the position at Little Forks Conservancy contact Elan at Elipschitz@littleforks.org

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