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Natural Resource Management
 
 
 
Do you want to learn about natural lands management and restoration? Become an AmeriCorp Member with Severson Dells Nature Center and you will have an opportunity to learn from some of the best natural resource managers in Illinois. Members will assist in with invasive species removal, collect and sort native plant seed, propagation and planting, help with erosion control projects, cuts trees and removes brush with hand tools. All members will receive training with hand tools, chainsaws and receive an Illinois Department of Agriculture Herbicide Training and Certification. In your application, please rank (1 being your first priority and 5 being your last) your priority of agency you would like to serve with- Forest Preserves of Winnebago County, Boone County Conservation District, Byron Forest Preserve, Natural Land Institute or the Dekalb County Forest Preserve. We will do our best to give members their first priority, but are limited with the number of spaces at each agency. Members will serve 450 hours between May 6, 2019 and August 16th, 2019. After the successful completion of hours, members will receive a $1,566.14 education award. During the term of service, members will receive a living allowance of $500.
 
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Member Duties : Do you want to learn about natural lands management and restoration? Become an AmeriCorp Member with Severson Dells Nature Center and you will have an opportunity to learn from some of the best natural resource managers in Illinois. Members will assist in with invasive species removal, collect and sort native plant seed, propagation and planting, help with erosion control projects, cuts trees and removes brush with hand tools. All members will receive training with hand tools, chainsaws and receive an Illinois Department of Agriculture Herbicide Training and Certification. PHYSICAL DEMANDS While performing the duties of this position, the member is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The member must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
 
Program Benefits : Training ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  Living Allowance . 
 
Terms :
Permits attendance at school during off hours ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
 
Service Areas :
Environment . 
 
Skills :
General Skills ,  Environment ,  Team Work . 
 
 
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SUMMARY
Program Type:
AmeriCorps State / National

Program
Natural Resource Management

Program Start/End Date
05/06/2019  -   08/16/2019

Work Schedule Summer

Education level
High school diploma/GED

Age Requirement
Minimum:  18    Maximum:  None

Program Locations ILLINOIS  

Languages
English

Accepting Applications
From  01/07/2019  To  03/29/2019 

Contact Ann Wasser
8786 Montague Rd
Rockford   IL   61102
8153352915
ann@seversondells.org
www.seversondells.org
 
AmeriCorps

Listing ID 85559


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