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10 Sep 2018

Environment Environmental Steward

Maine Conservation Corps – Posted by MaineConservation Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Duties:
• Participate in MCC and AmeriCorps orientations, trainings, events and conferences
• Assist with pre-approved and allowable fundraising activities
• Complete an initial and final assessment of the Essential Volunteer Management Practices
• Implement the Essential Volunteer Management Practices
• Promote volunteer opportunities
• Recruit volunteers
• Conduct volunteer events
• Complete Work Ready assignments
• Participate in a Site Visit
• Complete quarterly reporting and time sheets
• Complete a member portfolio
• Check email weekly
• Participate in mid-term and end of term evaluations
• Complete site specific tasks as described in the recruitment blurbs and individual position descriptions
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Essential Functions:
• Communicating over the phone, via email, in person and in writing with a wide range of people
• Ability to collaborate with volunteers
• Ability to learn new computer applications as necessary
• Collaborating with members of the organization, volunteers, and partners
• Recruiting, retaining and collaborating with volunteers
• Demonstrates good judgment and professionalism
• Demonstrates self-motivation
• Ability to serve both independently and as part of a team
• Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
• Ability to manage time effectively and produce quality results
• Reliable and adaptable
• Complete site specific knowledge skills and abilities are described in the recruitment blurbs and individual position descriptions
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Qualifications:
High School diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 18 years old
Must be a US Citizen
Must agree to criminal and sex offender background checks
All positions at State sites require a valid driver’s license with a good 5 year driving record
Passion for community service and the environment
Commitment to complete the full term of service

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Training:

Orientation Training:

o Intro to AmeriCorps
o Prohibited Program Activities
o First Aid/CPR
o MCC, Host Sites and You
o OnCorps Reporting
o Goal Setting
o Portfolios
o Maine AmeriCorps conferences
o National Incident Management Systems
o Volunteer Reception Center Training
o Developing a Volunteer Recruitment Plan
o Tool Safety, Use and Maintenance
o Invasive plants
o Interpretive Programs

o Chainsaw Training consists of one week of training at a local site focused on safety. Not all 1700-hour Environmental Stewards will attend chainsaw training. Only those Stewards whose host site has required chainsaw training will participate.
o WorkReady Credentialing Curriculum, such as Resume Writing, Job Search components, appropriate Workplace Behaviors and Interview Skills will be taught throughout the Term of Service.

How to Apply

For information on the application process contact: Maine Conservation Corps 124 State House Station Augusta, ME 04333 207-624-6085 corps.conservation@maine.gov The Maine Conservation Corps 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 by contacting MCC staff. APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR POSITIONS STARTING January 7, 2019 is October 11, 2018. Applications will be reviewed as they are received.

Job Categories: Other. Job Types: Environment.

Job expires in 50 days.

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