Crew Member (AmeriCorps) - 5-month

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, May 22, 2017, 12:00am

Organization: 

Address:

Boise, ID
United States

Job Category:

Internship

Job

Other

Volunteer Opportunity

Job Type:

Full-time

Other

Job Description:

Term of Service: 5 months (900-hour AmeriCorps), camping. May 22nd through October 11th. 

Compensation: $6050, prorated throughout term of service $2,887.50 AmeriCorps Education Award available after completion

The scope of work will include trail work and chainsaw work throughout Idaho. You will receive all the training needed to successfully complete all projects.

Training:  The primary focus of the ISC program is to prepare members for fulltime employment with a combination of field work activity and industry-recognized trainings. Program participants will receive some or all of the following trainings and certifications depending on their crew’s primary work focus: Wilderness First Aid, Herbicide Application, Chainsaw Operation, Leadership, Trail Construction and Maintenance, Brush Cutter Operation, Resource Management, CPR, Conflict Resolution, and Map and Compass Orienteering.

Schedule: During the five-month program, crews typically work 9 days on followed by 5 days off. A campsite and transportation to the campsite with the crew will be provided for the days on with subsequent transportation back to our Boise headquarters at the end of each “hitch.” Housing is not provided on days off. Members must complete a minimum of 900 hours of service, averaging 80 hours per two-week hitch - including work, training, education, and travel time. A 30 minute lunch and at least two breaks will be provided each day. No vacation time is provided during this program.

Go online to apply: http://www.idahocc.org/ourprograms/isc

Please contact Jay Snowdon at josephs@idahocc.org with any questions!

Position description: http://www.idahocc.org/pdf/ICCISC.pdf

How to Apply:

Visit http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/joinNYC/ to register and fill out an application today!