We are now hiring two AmeriCorps Stewardship Technicians for the 2021 year! The stewardship technicians will serve as key members of our stewardship team and assist with habitat restoration projects, trail maintenance & construction, invasive species removal, and volunteer coordination. The members will serve as liaisons between stewardship and outreach, helping to tell stewardship stories as the eyes and ears “in the field.” The Stewardship Technicians may also create and manage a variety of conservation projects including trail restoration and rerouting, lake and stream sampling for our water quality program, vernal pool inventory, GIS data management, among other activities. All while living on the beautiful Leelanau Peninsula. Applicants should have a bachelor’s degree and a keen interest in conservation.The term of service is January 28, 2021 through December 3, 2021. See the full position description here.
The Huron Pines AmeriCorps program has been developing leaders in conservation in communities across Michigan since 2007. Huron Pines AmeriCorps members strive to enhance Michigan’s natural resources and foster environmental stewardship by engaging local volunteers, community groups and schools in service projects, hands-on learning opportunities and educational workshops. This is an opportunity to join others with dedication, passion and enthusiasm for the environment and for national service. You will develop real-world skills, increase your experiences and have the opportunity to network with other resource professionals. Benefits include a living stipend of $14,279, an education award of $6,195, health care, child care and student loan deferment. Apply now at www.huronpines.org. Accepting applications through October 12, 2020. For more details or questions contact Amanda Vanaman at [email protected]