GAIN PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND HELP PROTECT AND PRESERVE MONTANA’S WATERSHEDS!
- The Big Sky Watershed Corps provides professional training in fundraising, education/outreach, technical skills, certification in ArcGIS and Project WET, irrigation/agricultural training, project management and so much more…
- The program also has a 96% professional job placement rate after members successfully complete a term of service
Primary duties of the Big Sky Watershed Corps Member (CM) include working with the Host Site staff to complete tasks related to project design and implementation, community outreach and education, volunteer generation and management and reporting functions. The CM works under the direct supervision of the Host Site Supervisor and the Big Sky Watershed Corps Program Staff to ensure successful completion of program objectives. The CM is an AmeriCorps Member and is entitled to the benefit package offered to all AmeriCorps Members
BSWC members develop projects to protect local water resources and improve landscapes, such as watershed inventories, stream and riparian restoration, re-vegetation projects, drought planning, climate adaptation plans, sustainability initiatives, water quality/quantity monitoring, riparian fencing, river clean-ups, abandoned mine reclamation, habitat and wildlife enhancement, irrigation improvements and much more. BSWC members also promote watershed health and natural resource conservation through outreach and education. They engage with local communities through lessons in schools, community field days, workshops, and trainings. They develop curriculum, focus on issues with local solutions, implement outreach initiatives, and organize public meetings and events for community stakeholders. BSWC members consistently engage volunteers for training and events that relate to watershed health and protection. Members also develop a skilled and influential recurring volunteer-base to support local efforts.
Term of Service: 1/11/2021-11/19/2021
Living Stipend: $635 biweekly;
Health Insurance: Provided at no cost;
Education Award: $6,095 upon successful completion of the program
Member Assistance Program: Free access to confidential mental health services, medical advocacy, financial assistance, legal assistance, life coaching and more…
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