Available Positions


Sustainability Educator ~ City of Whitefish, MT

Starts in October 2017The Whitefish City Council, through help from the previous Energy Corps member, is in the process of crafting a Whitefish Climate Action Plan that seeks to conserve energy, reduce GHG emissions, and prepare for impacts of a warming and more volatile climate. The Energy Corps member for the 2017-2018 service year will work with the City Climate Action Planning (CAP) Committee to complete the plan and begin implementation. The scope of the plan includes city and school district operations as well as guidelines and initiatives for the broader community. The member also will work with the Whitefish School District to achieve its sustainability goals as a Green Ribbon School District and support the city’s engagement in Climate Smart Glacier Country, a non-profit partnership with Glacier National Park, area businesses, organizations, schools and individuals.
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 Whitefish Montana
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


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

Starts in October 2017Climate Smart Missoula’s mission is to be the 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 members to develop 9 sector-specific focal areas, each of which has prioritized strategies and actions to help reduce the Missoula community’s carbon footprint and adapt to the impacts of climate change moving forward. Stemming from the Community Climate Action Plan, an Energy Corps member will play a key role in moving efforts along in the following focal areas: Zero Waste; Transportation & Smart Growth; Renewable Energy; Urban and Wildland Forests; Local Food and Agriculture; Healthy, Thriving Community; Water Conservation and Protection; Sustainable Economic Development; and Green Building, Energy Efficiency & Conservation. The Energy Corps member will fill a vital role in initiating activities that implement the Climate Action Plan and directly 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
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
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
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
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
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
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 new 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. In the year following, Missoula County conducted a greenhouse gas inventory and assessment of current sustainable practices. The next step is to develop a climate action plan to help prioritize future sustainability efforts for county facilities and operations, as well as to identify and initiate activities to help make Missoula County’s communities more resilient. Doing so will require working with an advisory group composed of a policy advisory committee. In addition, the Energy Corps member will need to engage the public in the development of the county’s first climate action 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
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
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
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
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
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Sustainability Educator, City of Red Lodge ~ Red Lodge, Montana

Starts in October 2017The City of Red Lodge believes there is a need to reduce energy costs for City buildings, as well as improving the recycling operations in the community. The Red Lodge Energy Corps member will engage in several projects for the City of Red Lodge that fall under the 2013 Red Lodge Growth Policy under the Climate Protection section and under the Infrastructure and City Services goals of demonstrating a commitment to environmental protection and sustainability. The 2017-2018 Energy Corps member will build on a variety of projects completed by the previous Energy Corps member, including monitoring of electric vehicle charging stations, LED street lights, and energy savings from an LED retrofit in City buildings. The 2017-2018 Energy Corps member will also develop a greenhouse gas inventory for the community, research realistic energy usage and carbon savings goals, and further investigate energy conservation for City utilities.

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.

Red Lodge Montana
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Sustainability Educator, The University of Montana and Providence St. Patrick Hospital ~ Missoula, Montana

Starts in October 2017The University of Montana and St. Patrick’s Hospital are two separate Missoula entities that collaborate and support each other’s sustainability efforts. The University of Montana’s Office of Sustainability, housed within the division of Administration & Finance, is tasked with facilitating and tracking campus-wide sustainability efforts and seeks to weave social, environmental, and economic sustainability throughout students’ educational experiences, research initiatives, and campus culture. St. Patrick Hospital’s sustainability program “Green4Good” focuses on energy conservation, waste reduction, avoidance of toxic chemicals, and employee engagement/education. The Energy Corps member will serve at both organizations, 20 hours per week per organization, serving each department’s sustainability assessment and programmatic efforts.

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.

St Patricks hospital, University of Montana
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
Emily Caponi
NCAT Energy Corps Program Coordinator
P.O. Box 3838
Butte, MT 59702
emilyc@ncat.org


Energy Corps Member Team Leader r, 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
The completed application form can be emailed or sent to:
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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