Veteran Community Leaders
Maine Conservation Corps, Augusta, ME

Posted:  9/4/13

The MCC needs you! You served your country—now you can continue to serve here in Maine!

The Maine Conservation Corps VCL program will challenge and empower Veterans.

The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Veteran Community Leader positions located throughout Maine for January 2014.  MCC is dedicated to environmental education, outdoor recreation and conservation projects, volunteer opportunities, and developing career and leadership skills.  Coordinating volunteers is a key component to all VCL positions. 

ALL MCC Veteran Community Leaders serve 1700 hour (full time) positions and receive a living allowance of $11,700 ($260/week for 45 weeks) and if eligible, an AmeriCorps education award of $5,550 upon successful completion of the program. Training includes Driving Dynamics – First Aid Certification - Chainsaw Safety - Trail Design and Layout - Bridge Building - Stone Cutting - Stonework - Carpentry - Griphoist and Rigging - Conflict Resolution, Diversity, and Communication - Leadership - Management - Grant Writing.

Other benefits include health insurance during service with COBRA benefits at the completion of service, student loan forbearance & interest payment if eligible, experiential learning, a wide range of training and networking opportunities and a Maine State Park Pass. 

The Maine Conservation Corps application is available to download from our website (log on to www.maine.gov/doc/parks/mcc/ and download our MCC application) OR by contacting the MCC at 207-624-6085 (800-245-5627 in Maine only) or corps.conservation@maine.gov.  Send completed applications and two reference forms to Brenda Webber, Recruitment Associate, Maine Conservation Corps, 124 State House Station, Augusta ME 04333-0124.

The Maine Department of Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry provides equal opportunity in employment and programs. Auxiliary aids and services are available to individuals with disabilities upon request.

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