National Center for Appropriate Technology Butte Silver Bow Climate Resilience - MTCC AmeriCorps VISTA

Opportunity Type: Job

The National Center for Appropriate Technology’s mission is to help people build resilient communities through local and sustainable solutions that reduce poverty, strengthen self-reliance, and protect natural resources. Their vision is that people in resilient communities adopt local, affordable and equitable solutions that provide access to clean energy, nutritious food, fresh water, and a livable planet in the face of a changing climate. Join the MTCC cohort of Americorps members dedicated to alleviating poverty and making a difference. Members engage in community oriented equity work through an antiracist lens.

Position Overview

The National Center for Appropriate Technology (NCAT), based in Butte, Montana, works with local and state partners to strengthen community resilience in the face of stresses and shocks, especially related to climate change disruptions. This position will work with NCAT, Silver Bow County, EcoAdapt and other project partners to organize and coordinate a series of climate adaptation workshops for the county and develop a community climate resilience plan. You also will support another VISTA member, in partnership with Montana State University and Climate Smart Montana, to conduct a statewide needs assessment and engage Montana stakeholders to develop recommendations for how AmeriCorps programs can advance community resilience planning in Montana as recommended in the 2020 Montana Climate Solutions Plan.

How to Apply

The Program start and end dates are 11/8/2021 – 11/7/2022.  Please see the link below for the full job description, requirements and to apply.