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AgCorps Montana Ag Literacy Specialist 

Montana Department of Agriculture


Opportunity summary

Term length

1/13/2025 - 11/21/2025

Application window

5/1/2024 - 12/15/2024


Butte, Montana

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Engage young Americans in connecting youth and the community to food and where their food comes from. This includes conducting taste tests, educational activities, cooking, and gardening lessons.

Opportunity description

Forestry, wildland firefighting and fuels reduction, reforestation or afforestation, outdoor recreation access improvements, forestry, natural resources preservation and conservation, biodiversity protection and restoration, waterway restoration, environmental justice, and local ecosystem restoration. Disaster preparedness, recovery and response, soil and water conservation, environmental education and training, other job skills development, and education, as well.


  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits
  • Child care

Requirements and qualifications


High school diploma. Valid driver’s license. Basic writing, computer, and communication skills.

Preferred qualifications

Comfortable leading educational activities. cooking and gardening lessons, and making connections with community members. Must have an interest in agriculture, food systems, and agricultural education.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Urban agriculture
  • Climate smart agriculture and sustainable farming
  • Community gardens
  • Food waste reduction
  • Marketing and outreach
  • Volunteer recruitment and management
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Urban
  • Traveling
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor