Employment and Volunteer Opportunities

Employment Openings

From our partner: North Country Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (NCCISMA) is currently seeking qualified applicants for several positions–
  • Invasive Species Technician: office and field duties including landowner interactions, biological surveys, and invasive species inventory & data management. Application materials due by 12 pm, April 2, 2018, see full position description.
  • Invasive Species Management Field Crew Lead: act as lead for 4-person field crew performing management activities using mechanical and chemical methods. Application materials due by 12 pm, April 2, 2018, see full position description.
  • Seasonal Field Crew Member, 3 positions available: perform invasive species management activities in the field using mechanical and chemical methods under the supervision of ISM Field Crew Lead. Application materials due by 12 pm, April 9, 2018, see full position description.

Visit northcountryinvasives.org to learn more.

Volunteer with Us! 

Friends of MCD: We are seeking people to become part of a group that will lead Missaukee Conservation District to a successful millage campaign in August 2018. Give one hour or give many! Contact Sherry at 231.839.7193 or sherry.blaszak@macd.org.

Stream Team Volunteers, Sue and Rick Nyce

Stream Team: Stream Team members help monitor water quality in our streams and rivers by collecting and identifying aquatic macro-invertebrates. It’s a fun activity for families, educators, or individuals. Monitoring takes place in May and October. Additional dates may be added as educational events, where we welcome volunteers to teach alongside staff. Contact: kate.nietling@macd.org

Can you help our garden grow?

Trails and Gardens: Missaukee Conservation District maintains a trail system and native plant demonstration gardens at our Lake City headquarters. We are always in need of gardeners to help maintain these trails. We are also currently seeking grants to refurbish several garden spots and add educational components throughout the trail system. Contact: kelly.hansen@macd.org

Recycling Center: As the Missaukee County Recycling Center continues increase the number of customers, we welcome volunteers! Help support this great public service by: unloading vehicles, sorting, cleaning up the site, maybe mowing the lawn. Give us a call! We’d love to have you! Household Hazardous Waste is a big annual event happening the first Saturday in June. Regular recycling hours are Wednesday 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday 9 am to 1 pm.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Electronic Collection days are our biggest events!








We are always looking for volunteers to help out on a variety of projects. Please contact our office at 231.839.7193