This position will be part of a team assisting in a two-park Resource Management program working in natural resource including the survey and management of invasive plants (20%), collecting, and entering data into park databases and geographic information systems (20%), coordinating and publicizing school and "Working Woodlands" programs, citizen science programs, and public contact (40%), and assisting with other park management and education projects (20%).
Compensation amounts (pre-tax):
– $300 weekly Living Allowance
-$1,050/month Housing Allowance
– $1,100 To/From site travel grant
– Health Insurance offered
– AmeriCorps Education Award: $4,827 (based upon successful completion of the position).
– Eligible for the Public Land Corps (PLC) hiring authority upon successful completion of position (640hrs minimum of service)
It is SCA’s policy that all AmeriCorps-required background checks must return cleared results prior to the position’s start; this includes being fingerprinted for the FBI check. Otherwise, the AmeriCorps award will be removed or the position’s start date will be delayed due to non-compliance.
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Position ID: PO-00734758
Expected Dates: August 14, 2023 - May 26, 2024
54 Elm Street
Woodstock, VT 05091
Training Provided: Invasive plant identification and management; safe tool use; principles of forest management; GPS and field data collection. May attend workshops, lectures, and other programs related to conservation and stewardship in the Park.
Educational/Recreational Opportunities: Candidate will be able to attend numerous public programs in both Marsh-Billings-Rockefeller and Saint-Gaudens National Historical Parks and adjoining Billings Farm & Museum. The Green Mountain and White Mountain National Forests are nearby.
Handicap Accessible?: Yes
Main Area of Focus: Natural Resources Mgmt
AmeriCorps Eligible: Eligible
Driving Logistics: Required
Housing may be 10 or more miles from Park and carpooling cannot be guaranteed.
Housing or Stipend Provided?
C.Partner will pay the SCA to provide housing allowance for the member.
US Citizenship: Yes