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NOTE: Deadline for this position is January 2, 2015.

Montana Energy Corps

Energy Educator
Glacier Institute, Big Creek Outdoor Education Center, Polebridge, MT

: The Energy Corps member will assist the Glacier Institute by providing information and guidance as they grow into their fourth decade of providing outdoor education in Northwestern Montana. The member will be responsible for evaluating the institute's existing buildings, identify opportunities for efficiencies, as well as joining the team as a teacher/naturalist. The member will also research renewable energy technologies that may be appropriate for the institute's operations, at three campus locations. In addition, the member will be responsible for enhancing the energy curriculum at Glacier Institute, specifically at their youth site.

Specific Responsibilities:

Starts in October
  1. Energy assessment for Glacier Institute operations
    • Evaluate all existing buildings and operations
    • Identify and communicate opportunities for energy efficient upgrades
  2. Renewable energy research for institute operations
    • Identify potential renewable energy applications for existing institute buildings and operations
  3. Energy Curriculum development
    • Research and implement energy curriculum
    • Develop outreach program to additional Montana schools not currently being served
  4. Research and Identify grant opportunities for the Glacier Institute
  5. Research and assist in the planning of an Energy Fair hosted by the institute
  6. Complete Glacier Institute teacher/naturalist training program and assist with Discovery School and summer camp education programs
  7. Assist in all areas of camp operations including: bunkhouse duties, light facility maintenance, marketing and outreach, meal preparation/kitchen duties, and 15-passenger van operation

Term of service: March 9, 2015 to September 30, 2015

Anticipated service schedule: 900 hours over course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

For more information about these opportunities, what we do and where we are, please contact: Kaleena Miller, Energy Corps Coordinator, National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), (406) 533-6651, kaleenam@ncat.org

Completed applications may be emailed to jerridb@ncat.org
or sent to:
Jerrid Burk
NCAT Human Resource Specialist
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702

NOTE: Deadline for applying to any of the following positions is September 7, 2014

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