Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) is a non-profit, AmeriCorps-affiliated organization which operates from offices in Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell and Missoula, Montana. Our work takes place in a variety of prairie and forested locations in Montana, Wyoming, Idaho, North Dakota and South Dakota. MCC strives to give its participants the experience of a lifetime through challenging conservation work and the rigors of life outdoors, coupled with education developed specifically to create engaged citizens and lifelong environmental stewards. A term with MCC provides the ideal opportunity to discover personal growth, greater self-awareness, increased confidence, communication and leadership skills, as well as the ability to meaningfully engage with those of diverse backgrounds.
This AmeriCorps program is designed for US Military, post-9/11 veterans who are interested in gaining experience, education and professional development in resource management, wildland firefighting and other outdoor related fields. Crews are generally comprised of individuals 19-37 years old. Primary duties of the Corps Member (VCM) include working as part of a crew, under the supervision of the Crew Leader(s), to complete natural resource and community service projects, participating in all elements of the MCC program to the best of their ability, performing designated crew role functions and maintaining a positive attitude throughout the program. The VCM will utilize the support of their Crew Leader(s) and Regional staff to complete their term of service successfully. The VCM will establish and maintain a good working relationship with Crew Leaders, Regional staff, other members of their crew, project partners and community members. The VCM is an AmeriCorps member and is entitled to the benefit package offered all AmeriCorps members. This position will not have recurring access to vulnerable populations.
MCC seeks to provide access and opportunity to a diverse group of staff and participants, while continuing to identify and reduce barriers to being involved in our organization and programs. We encourage applicants of all backgrounds to apply.