KCD/MAI Seeking AmeriCorps Forest Stewardship Technician for 2023

Mt. Adams Institute is actively recruiting applicants for the 2023 service year. KCD will be sponsoring a Forest Stewardship Technician IP placement again in 2023. Are you a military veteran interested in a career in the natural resources management and/or public lands? These life changing service opportunities promote skill development and build professional networks.

The position is split between the urban and rural forest stewardship programs. The Intern will receive in-depth training on forest management principles and skills for assessing forest conditions. The Intern will conduct forest inventories, create GIS maps, and write forest stewardship plans with the overall goal of enhancing and protecting forest natural resources. They will assist the Urban Forest Stewardship Program with selecting and managing specific urban forest projects including community education and outreach, forest health assistance, stewardship plan development, and budget tracking. With service in the office and the field, the position involves labor intensive, multi-faceted duties that require a high level of motivation, versatility, and independence. The ideal candidate has an eagerness to learn about and apply forest health practices and principles in urban and rural settings.

Benefits include:

  • $22,550 living allowance
  • $6,495 Education Award
  • Loan Forbearance
  • Health Insurance
  • Child Care Reimbursement
  • Professional Development

Position Description

See https://mtadamsinstitute.org for more details.

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