AmeriCorps Conservation Field Assistant and Team Leader
The AmeriCorps Conservation Field Assistant will participate in professional and hands-on service to northern communities through environmental education, community outreach, and conservation service. The Field Assistant/Team Leader will supervise a 2-3 member Conservation Service Corps (CSC) crew during the course of a 10-week field season.
AmeriCorps Conservation Service Corps Member
The Conservation Service Corps (CSC) Member is part of a team committed to the completion of community conservation service projects that enhance the quality and health of natural and community resources in the Northeast Kingdom during a 10-week service term.
The NorthWoods Watershed Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing various watershed restoration projects through the supervision of a 10-week NorthWoods Watershed Crew. The Watershed Crew will address water quality impairments by completing conservation practices such as the installation of Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI), restoring riparian and littoral buffers, creating sustainable water access areas, and constructing roadside structures that reduce erosion, sedimentation, and pollution in local waters and wetlands.
Several different biological internships are available through NorthWoods and the US Fish and Wildlife Service at varying National Wildlife Refuges. Depending on position, responsibilities include monitoring wildlife habitats, controlling invasive species, conducting field research, and educating visitors during a roughly 12-week season. Locations include the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge and Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge.