Trail Crew Member – AMBC

Location of Service: Appalachian Mountain Bike Club

About Appalachian Mountain Bike Club:

Appalachian Mountain Bike Club’s mission is to develop, preserve, protect, and promote public multi-use trails and trail access, facilitate the development and maintenance of mountain bike specific and multi-use trails on public and private land, and foster positive relationships throughout the Knoxville area. AMBC functions to develop and maintain sustainable, ecologically sound trail systems, promote trail stewardship by trail users and members, and encourage and promote responsible mountain biking as a healthy, enjoyable form of recreation and economic opportunity for the community.

POSITION SUMMARY:
  • work with AMBC volunteer and professional trail builders to construct new trails.
  • apply sustainable trail building practices in maintenance of existing trails.
  • assist in organizing AMBC Volunteer trail work days.
  • provide assistance for AMBC events, that may include distributing information to local businesses or partners that support our initiatives.
  • help to catalogue trail features to improve future trail planning initiatives.
  • assist with AMBC local and regional planning as needed.
SITE PREFERENCES/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Ability to perform field work in outdoor environment for extended periods.
  • Proficiency with hand tools and small power tools
  • Proficiency with basic spreadsheet and word processing software
MEMBER BENEFITS INCLUDE:
  • A modest living allowance of $18,000*, or, $765.95 bi-weekly (pre-tax), paid over 47 weeks. *Pending Grant Funding
  • Education Award of $6,495 (pre-tax) that can be applied to student loans and/or future education expenses
  • Up to $250 Relocation Reimbursement if relocating over 50 miles for service
  • A Health insurance subsidy is available for members covered through healthcare.gov
  • 80 Hours Personal Leave
  • 10 Holidays
  • Worker’s Compensation
  • Child Care Reimbursement
  • May be eligible for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP). In-house SNAP benefits specialist available to provide assistance in determining eligibility.
  • May be eligible for utility bill assistance. In-house specialists available to provide assistance with determining eligibility.
  • Professional development and networking opportunities.
  • Optional opportunity to enroll concurrently in Carson Newman MBA in Nonprofit Leadership

Equity and Inclusion: The Knoxville-Knox County Community Action Committee (CAC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will take action to ensure that members and employees are treated equally without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender, romantic/sexual orientation, age, handicap, cultural or religious convictions.  CAC AmeriCorps provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees.  Applicants with disabilities may request reasonable accommodation at any point in the recruitment / employment process.

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