Summer 2019 Internships & 6 month position: Maine Coast Heritage Trust (Apply by 2/21/19)

Assistant Trail Stewards  

Maine Coast Heritage Trust (MCHT) is looking for two Assistant Trail Stewards who will work with a leader on many of the Trust’s mainland and island preserves for 12 weeks over the summer months starting in early June.  Work will include trail clearing, trail improvement, boundary marking, painting structures, basic carpentry, and vegetation control. The trail stewards will move frequently, although will occasionally work on the same site for more than one week. Accommodations will vary, depending on location.  There will be cabins at some sites, other sites will require camping.  Days will be long, and days off will be clustered.  Some basic gear will be provided. Send resume and letter of interest by   February 21, 2019 to Peg Adams, Maine Coast Heritage Trust, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 201, Topsham, Maine 04086 or to padams@mcht.org.  For more information go to www.mcht.org and click on “About Us” and “Jobs”.

Summer Assistant Steward– MDI Area
6 month position

Maine Coast Heritage trust (MCHT) is looking for a stewardship assistant to work with MCHT stewardship staff based in our Mount Desert Island office. The position is from late April to October (start and end dates are flexible). Applicants must be self-motivated individuals able to work independently, and as part of a team. The work will include a variety of different stewardship tasks, with an emphasis on helping the regional steward based at the MDI office with ongoing work on the Blue Hill Peninsula and surrounding islands. Work will include preserve monitoring and maintenance, trail work, boundary marking, conservation easement monitoring, and miscellaneous carpentry work on kiosks, barn infrastructure and other small structures. Send a cover letter indicating which position you are applying for, resume and references by February 21, 2019 to:  Peg Adams at:  padams@mcht.org OR Maine Coast Heritage Trust, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 201,Topsham, ME   04086. For more information go to www.mcht.org and click on “About Us” and “Jobs”.

Summer Assistant Steward– Southern Maine
3 month position

Maine Coast Heritage trust (MCHT) is looking for a stewardship assistant to work with MCHT stewardship staff based in our Topsham office. The position is from early June to early September (start and end dates are flexible). Applicants must be self-motivated, able to work independently or as part of a team, and willing to work irregular hours (including occasional weekends). The work will include a variety of stewardship tasks, with an emphasis on helping the regional stewards based out of the Topsham office manage MCHT island and mainland preserves.  Applicants should also be familiar with coastal navigation and boat handling, and willing to travel throughout the Kittery to Belfast area.  Send a cover letter indicating which position you are applying for, resume and references by February 21, 2019 to:  Peg Adams at:  padams@mcht.org OR Maine Coast Heritage Trust, One Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 201,Topsham, ME   04086. For more information go to www.mcht.org and click on “About Us” and “Jobs”.