Americorps is currently looking for 16 new members to work in Montana's state parks starting in May. Those near Missoula may be interested in two positions open at Traveler's Rest State Park in Lolo. Program Specialist for Montana State Parks Americorps, Katie McKeown  gives more details on the program.

Here are some of the listed benefits for the 12 week program:

Living allowance of $2,000 dispersed in equal bi-weekly increments over the service term
($166.67 per week for 12 weeks)
An AmeriCorps Education Award of $1,415 upon successful completion of service
Eligible for student loan deferment
Experience and training working in the fields of outdoor recreation, parks management,
interpretive services, and volunteer management
Opportunity to live, work and be part of the team amid the natural wonders and cultural
heritage of Montana State Parks