Available Positions


Energy and Climate Educator, Climate Smart Missoula ~ Missoula, Montana

Starts in October 2017Climate Smart Missoula acts as a hub that fosters partnership and actions to address climate change in our community. Over the past few years, we brought together key stakeholders and community leaders to develop Missoula’s Community Climate Action Plan. An Energy Corps member will play a key role in moving efforts various focal areas from this Action Plan, working specifically on Green Building, Energy Efficiency & Conservation and Urban Forests and Open Lands (other focal areas include: Zero Waste; Transportation & Smart Growth; Renewable Energy, Local Food & Agriculture; Healthy Community; Water Conservation & Protection; and Sustainable Economic Development). Specifically the Energy Corps member will work collaboratively to launch a new program to assist low-income residents with weatherization and healthy home efforts. The Energy Corps member will fill a vital role in initiating activities that address climate solutions, as well as work to connect and support local groups working on climate mitigation and adaptation.
Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

city of Missoula Montana
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


SMART Schools Educator, Department of Environmental Quality ~ Helena, Montana

Starts in October 2017The Energy Corps member will assist the Department of Environmental Quality and Governor Bullock’s office with day-to-day management of the SMART Schools Challenge. The SMART Schools Challenge is a voluntary competition between Montana’s K-12 schools to increase energy efficiency, decrease landfill waste and improve environmental health of the school environment. http://governor.mt.gov/SmartSchools

The Energy Corps member will be responsible for enlisting schools in the challenge; representing the challenge at public events and conferences, providing outreach, assistance and training to staff and students; tracking monthly reporting; managing end-of-year final reports and scoring; and planning end-of-year symposium.

Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

DEQ Montana
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Sustainability Educator, Crown of the Continent Research Learning Center (CCRLC), Glacier National Park ~ West Glacier, Montana

Starts in October 2017Glacier National Park is to become an integral part of community-based efforts to create a sustainable culture in the Flathead Valley, involving park visitors and our surrounding neighborhood. With guidance from the Environmental Management System (EMS) Team, the Energy Corps member will work with Glacier’s Green Team to raise the profile of what we are doing well, learn from examples of what our neighbors and partners are doing well, and create synergy by working together through Climate Smart Glacier Country to reduce our community’s carbon output. The Energy Corps member will provide education and training to park staff, partners, and visitors, so these audiences will understand the value of implementing green and sustainable practices in all possible operations. We will highlight our accomplishments to inspire visitors to initiate similar collaborative efforts in their home communities.

Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

Glacier National Park Montana
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Sustainability Educator, Missoula County ~ Missoula, Montana

Starts in October 2017In June 2016, Missoula County adopted a growth policy which sets the following goal: Reduce Missoula County’s contribution to climate change while promoting resiliency and adapting to its impact on the natural environment and communities. This past year, Missoula County conducted a greenhouse gas inventory and assessment of current sustainable practices. The next step is to develop a county resiliency and climate action plan to help set targets and goals and for the county, prioritize future sustainability efforts for county facilities and operations, and identify and initiate activities to help make Missoula County and its communities more resilient. Doing so will require transitioning our greenhouse gas assessment technical advisory group into a county resiliency policy advisory committee and working with this group to engage the public and develop the plan.

Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

Missoula County Montana
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Education & Outreach Coordinator ~ Havre, Montana

Starts in October 2017MSU Northern Advanced Fuels Center is seeking an Energy Corps member to expand their capacity to perform educational outreach on biofuels and green technology for the transportation industry. The member will assist in curriculum development for a 2018 Bioenergy Science Camp in addition to participation in educational outreach efforts including tours of the Center, biofuels learning seminars, and science fair education opportunities.

Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

MSUN Advanced Fuels Center
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Habitat and Sustainability Educator, National Wildlife Federation ~ Missoula, Montana

Starts in October 2017The National Wildlife Federation’s (NWF) Northern Rockies, Prairies & Pacific Regional Office in Missoula seeks an Energy Corps Member to assist the education staff with promoting environmental stewardship and engaging communities, schools, and partners in opportunities that help develop and connect community stewards, support sustainable environmental education, and restore/protect wildlife habitat. The NWF education programs supported by this work include Community Wildlife Habitat, Eco-Schools USA, Be Out There, and community outreach, all of which are described on the NWF website. This Energy Corps position will empower citizens of Missoula and Montana through enhanced environmental education and hands-on habitat enhancement projects at schools and in local communities.

Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

National Wildlife Federation
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Energy Corps Member Team Leader, National Center for Appropriate Technology ~ Butte, Montana

Starts in October 2017The Montana Energy Corps (MTEC) Team Leader Position will help strengthen the overall programming of the MTEC. This position also serves as a team leader with an emphasis focused on member support through teambuilding, mentorship, and project coordination. The position serves to expand the capacity of the program to conduct educational presentations that meet the full-scope of the program’s data quality goals. The EAEC Specialist will gain hands-on experience with training development and will work under the direct supervision of the MTEC Program Director to ensure successful implementation of programming, including weatherization service projects. The EAEC Specialist is an AmeriCorps Member and is entitled to the benefit package offered to all AmeriCorps Members.

Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

National Center for Appropriate Technology, Butte Montana
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Zero Waste Classroom Educator and Planner, Home ReSource and Missoula County Public Schools ~ Missoula, MT

Starts in October 2017The Energy Corps service member will work with Home ReSource, a muilding materials reuse center, and Missoula County Public Schools (MCPS) to draft a district-wide Zero Waste Plan, assist with implementation of pilot Zero Waste initiatives at Franklin Elementary School and possibly other schools, and act as primary coordinator and educator for the Home ReSource Zero Waste Ambassadors Program (ZWAP!), an educational adventure in partnership with MCPS and other Missoula-area schools. The member will also engage in other community Zero Waste education and outreach activities.
Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

Home ReSource
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Sustainability Management Educator, National Center for Appropriate Technology ~ Butte, MT

Starts in October 2017NCAT’s mission is to champion small-scale, local and sustainable solutions that reduce poverty, promote healthy communities, and protect natural resources. A handful of Montana communities have made strides to develop and institute Climate Action and Sustainability Plans, and many more communities have the ability to do so as well but require a catalyst. The goal of the Energy Corps member will be to research and refine best practices for developing community sustainability at the local municipality level. The Energy Corps member will develop a template for community sustainability, as well as develop sustainability tracking tools. As a result of the Energy Corps member’s efforts, interested communities will more easily be able to create baseline studies, draft action steps and take initiative toward comprehensive sustainability.
Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

ncat
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Farm Energy Educator, National Center for Appropriate Technology ~ Butte, MT

Starts in October 2017NCAT’s mission is to champion small-scale, local and sustainable solutions that reduce poverty, promote healthy communities, and protect natural resources. One of NCAT’s on-site demonstration projects is the Small-Scale Intensive Farm Training, or SIFT Farm. The farm is an educational model for people of all ages to learn how foods grow, how to raise ecologically sound crops without chemical fertilizers, herbicides and pesticides, and how to keep farmland healthy for generations to come. Among its many vegetable plots and chickens, the farm also features 5 hoop houses, 2 greenhouses and a drip irrigation system. The Energy Corps member will conduct research on these features and identify ways in which they can become more energy efficient and offer the SIFT Farm better energy functionality. The Energy Corps member will also work with the Sustainable Agriculture Project Coordinator to identify resources and opportunities for the SIRT Farm to expand its use of energy efficient technology.
Term of service: October 2, 2017 – August 31, 2018.
Anticipated service schedule: 1700 hours over the course of service term. Roughly 40 Hours per week. Occasional evening/weekend hours may be necessary.

APPLICATION PROCESS: Applications will be accepted through August 18, 2017 or until a suitable candidate can be identified. Early applications are encouraged and applications will be considered as they are received. All persons interested in being considered for the position must submit an Energy Corps application form.

ncat
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


NCAT values diversity and encourages minority and women applicants to apply. For additional information about NCAT please visit our website at www.ncat.org. It is NCAT’s policy and organizational philosophy to ensure that all of our employment practices, including recruitment and hiring, are administered for all individuals without regard to race, sex, creed, color, national origin, age, religion, marital or veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, or political affiliation. Please note: it is very important to include both the AmeriCorps application as well as an NCAT Energy Corps application in your submission(s).

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