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Huron Pines AmeriCorps 2014 May-November
Job Type: full-time permanent position
Posting Date: 6 Feb 14
Closing Date: 21 Mar 14
Huron Pines AmeriCorps is designed to provide northern Michigan conservation organizations with highly qualified individuals for a term of volunteer service. The program not only improves a conservation organization’s ability to protect Michigan’s natural resources, but it also provides members with real-world experience and training. With a living stipend and some attractive benefits, this program provides an opportunity to develop as a resource professional in the conservation community. AmeriCorps members will be placed in northern Michigan with a variety of organizations. Member activities include volunteer engagement, habitat restoration, environmental stewardship and developing new conservation services. Learn more at www.huronpinesamericorps.org.
The program is administered in Gaylord and members will be placed around Michigan including Gaylord, Traverse City, Grayling, Harbor Springs, Manistee and Lansing . AmeriCorps is a national service program engaging thousands of citizens in service every year. Visit www.americorps.gov to learn more.
Please read each position description carefully for specific position requirements. 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 900 hours from May 12 through November 7, 2014
• Ability to pass a background check
• 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 voucher in the amount of $2,775 (http://edaward.org/)
• Loan forbearance of qualified federal student loans during the term of service
• Living stipend totaling $6,400 (distributed bi-weekly; this is taxable income)
• Health care coverage
• Child care benefits, if eligible
AuSable River Watershed Committee- AuSable River Watershed Technician, Grayling
HeadWaters Land Conservancy- Land Stewardship Coordinator, Gaylord
Huron Pines- Restoration Field Technician (2 positions open), Gaylord
US Forest Service Huron-Manistee National Forest- Wilderness Ranger, Manistee
US Forest Service Huron-Manistee National Forest- River Ranger, Manistee
Conservation Resource Alliance- Restoration Technician, Traverse City
Michigan United Conservation Clubs- Habitat Volunteer Coordinator, Lansing
Little Traverse Conservancy- Stewardship Technician, Harbor Springs
Contact Information:HOW TO APPLY
The program will be recruiting members until March 21, 2014. Interviews will take place on April 4, 2014 in Gaylord, MI. Please fill out a hard copy of the Huron Pines AmeriCorps Member Application (available at www.huronpinesamericorps.org) and send with your cover letter and resume to the AmeriCorps Coordinator at Huron Pines. Incomplete applications are not accepted. In person interviews are required.
Mail information to: Jennie Jandron | AmeriCorps Coordinator | 4241 Old US 27 South, Suite 2 Gaylord, MI 49735| (989) 448-2293 x30 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Reasonable accommodations: If you need to make a request for a reasonable accommodation, due to a disability, such as obtain materials in a format that works for you or to fully participate in the application process, please contact Jennie Jandron, AmeriCorps Coordinator at Huron Pines.
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