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Director of Community Partnerships
National Park Foundation
Posted 10/6/16
The Director of Community Partnerships has the primary responsibility for serving as project manager of the Park Partner Initiative.  The Director will work closely with the Senior Vice President on implementation, strategy and partner collaboration. He/she will engage new stakeholders to increase the capacity of the Park Initiative and help create a productive network that will support and sustain the mission and goals established by the leaders of the Park Partner Initiative. Please send cover letter and resume to: resumes@nationalparks.org – please indicate Director of Community Partnerships Vacancy in the subject header. Click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Washington, DC

 

Peace Corps

Calling all Corps Members- ready to bring your skills to communities overseas?
Now that you have completed one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences in your life, why not bring those skills to assist communities in need overseas?  The Peace Corps is actively looking for dynamic community leaders to serve as Peace Corps Volunteers in over 70 countries worldwide in a variety of project areas!  Why not use your trail building experience to assist national park development in Ghana?  How about training the next generation of leaders as a youth outreach coordinator in Costa Rica or an English as a Second Language Teacher in Mongolia?  Peace Corps is an all-expenses covered opportunity to live, learn, and work overseas.  For committing 27 months to service, volunteers receive 3 months of language, cultural, and technical training, living allowance and travel expenses, full medical and dental coverage, and a readjustment allowance of over $7,000 when you complete service.  Peace Corps Volunteers receive many more benefits such as Graduate School Opportunities, and Professional Development and Career Opportunities.  Ready to learn more?  Get started by watching this mini-information session (6 minutes long): http://youtu.be/0EQJmXiLxfU.  Ready to start your application?  Its free and online at: www.peacecorps.gov/apply.
Life is calling- how far will you go?
 


At Corps & Affiliate Members


YouthBuild Crew Leader: Health & Wellness
Mile High Youth Corps 
Reposted 12/2/16
Preferred Start Date: December 12, 2016
The YouthBuild Crew Leader: Health and Wellness oversees crews of 10 youth ages 18-24 attending a certified nurse aide (CNA) program at a local community college while performing health and wellness related service at Denver area nonprofits. The YouthBuild Crew Leader: Health and Wellness is responsible for maintaining safe worksite practices, providing academic support during CNA training and clinical, service project supervision, maintaining cohesive program implementation, and providing training and leadership development opportunities. This position works closely with community college faculty and staff to support curriculum learning and with health and wellness service partners to assist with project completion and maximizing training opportunities for Corpsmembers.  Reports directly to the Program Manager: YouthBuild...click the link above for more information.
Location: Denver, CO

 

Energy Retrofit Team Site Supervisor 
The Sustainability Institute
Posted 12/12/16
Anticipated start date: January 2017
The Sustainability Institute’s Energy Conservation Corps (ECC)   is an AmeriCorps-supported service program that trains at-risk youth in the many facets of energy conservation retrofits and energy performance contracting, while preparing them for energy sector jobs. Service members in the program are ages 17-24, and serve six-month AmeriCorps terms in which they receive advanced training and hands-on experience in the industry – while also providing much needed energy efficiency retrofits for local low-income homeowners. As a Full Time Staff position, the Site Supervisor’s primary role is to manage and instruct service members daily while they are serving on projects (service sites) and during formal classroom training. Crews typically consist of 8 AmeriCorps members, and the Site Supervisor will directly report to the Staff Program Director and collaborate with a team of ECC and Sustainability Institute staff and technical trainers. The Site Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing retrofit projects from concept to delivery, including performing building assessments, managing construction scopes of work, coordinating the readiness of materials and supplies – and ensuring successful outcomes from projects. This position will strive daily to prepare members for productive careers in the energy efficiency industry following program graduation – all while leading the members during fruitful service in the local communities and embodying the goals and mission of AmeriCorps service. To apply please send resume and cover letter to Jay Bell, Program Director – Veterans Conservation Corps and Energy Conservation Corps, jay@sustainabilityinstitutesc.org
Location: Charleston, SC

 

Bastrop Trail Crew & Field Leader
Texas Conservation Corps
Posted 12/1/16
Position Open Until Filled. Term: 11/28/2016-11/17/2017
Texas Conservation Corps is in need of two Crew Leaders to start as soon as possible as we have started crew leader training! Some initial housing is provided. Crew Leaders will co-lead a team of eight while helping to restore and preserve the public lands of Texas. Our trail-building and habitat restoration projects require members to do physically demanding service in all types of weather. Crews are based out of our Austin facility, but will be required to participate in out of town trips for 10 days at a time, in which members will be completing projects during the day and living in a group camp in the evenings. Crew Leaders receive a living stipend, an educational award, and health insurance. A term as a crew leader with Texas Conservation Corps is both a challenging and rewarding experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. Crew Leader Applicants must have at least four months of conservation experience and be between the ages of 21 and 24.Some assistance is provided to relocate to Austin in a timely manner.
To apply please email our Recruitment Coordinator Samantha: SAlcozer@americanyouthworks.org
Location: Austin, TX

 

Adirondack Corps Project Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 11/30/16
Program runs 4/17/17 - 10/20/17
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks an experienced; quality oriented outdoor leaders to supervise a Corps of 18 members.  Corps members are responsible for completing habitat restoration, resource protection, and trail projects throughout the 6 million acre Adirondack State Park.  SCA Adirondack Corps teams will use traditional trail skills, restoration techniques, carpentry skills, and hard labor to complete an array of projects.  Typical projects have included, new trail construction, timber bridge construction, removal of invasive vegetation, fire tower restoration, historic building restoration, and trail maintenance.  The program works in partnership with the New York State Department of Conservation (DEC) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps).
Location: Adirondack Park - New York

 

Trail Crew Staff
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Posted 11/30/16
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy seeks outstanding outdoor professionals to lead the nation's longest running Volunteer Trail Crew program. Each year the ATC and our partners hire seasonal staff to lead 6 volunteer trail crews from Georgia to Maine. Staff positions include: Crew Leader, Assistant Crew Leader, and Camp Coordinator. Crew members are key in the protection and improvement of the legendary Appalachian Trail, and assist in a wide variety of ways for the development and maintenance of the A.T. For more information, download the 2017 ATC Crew Staff Application by clicking the link above. 
Location: multiple positions, Georgia - Maine

 

YouthBuild Health & Wellness Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 11/30/16
Preferred start date: 1/9/17
YouthBuild Corpsmembers participate in an intensive training program divided between time in a health and wellness training program and service site and time spent in the classroom earning a diploma.  Corpsmembers develop health and wellness skills while providing a minimum of 450 hours of community service through serving in a health and wellness related position; obtain further educational goals and engage in leadership development, civic engagement and college and career readiness activities. 
Location: Denver, CO

 

Community Forest Crew Member and Leader
AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors School - Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 11/29/16
Deadline for both positions: 12/31/16
Position runs through 2/1/17-12/15/17 (Crew Leader), 2/16/17-12/15/17 (Crew Member)
AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Members and Leaders will participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resource management and forestry skills, and put those skills into practice completing work at School Forest and Community Forest sites in Minnesota. Community Forest projects involve working with project partners to complete tree plantings in 12 communities across Minnesota, mainly during the spring and fall. School Forest projects involve working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other project partners to complete site renovation and training at designated School Forest sites across the state. The crew will use natural resource and forestry management techniques to improve outdoor classroom sites and provide training to site stewards, facility managers, teachers and community partners. The crew will also engage students at school forest sites by providing environment education and leading the students in service-learning projects...click the link above for position description.
Location: Saint Paul, MN


Canyon Country Youth Corps Director
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education - Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 11/29/16
Preferred Start Date: 12/1/16
The CYCC Director provides administrative guidance and field oversight for Canyon Country Youth Corps. The primary responsibility is to ensure high quality delivery of public lands work and educational programing. The purpose of this work is to improve the life and job skills of the youth and enhace the quality of the public lands served by CYCC. Achieving this goal includes coordinating and integrating fieldwork management with educational program development, operations, budgets, contract compliance, and data collection for evaluation of all aspects of CCYC. This position directly supervises 2 full-time staff, a VISTA position, as well as 9+ crews per year (8 members each)...click here for a letter to applicants.
Location: Monticello, UT


AmeriCorps Ecological Field Monitoring Technicians
Great Basin Institute 
Posted 11/23/16
In partnership with cooperating agencies, GBI is recruiting AmeriCorps Field Technicians to work with agency staff and GBI staff. Each AmeriCorps Field Technician will participate in a field crew to characterize vegetation using the AIM protocol, Interpreting Indicators of Rangeland Health (IIRH), the Habitat Assessment Framework (HAF) protocol, and/or the Proper Functioning Condition (PFC) protocol, for which training will be provided. The particular protocols implemented will vary by location. Duties include following established field protocols to conduct vegetation sampling and field data collection on new and existing monitoring sites. Field data will be used by resource specialists and land managers to inform decisions regarding resource management issues of the area. During periods of field work, camping will be required. The timeframe for field data collection will generally be either 4 days on (Mon-Thurs) or 8 days on (Wed-Wed) – followed by either 3 days off (Fri-Sun) or 6 days off (Thurs-Tues). 
Location: multiple locations in Nevada

 

Supervisor
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 11/23/16
Supervises a crew of 8-12 young adults. Leads the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration, and trail building. Job duties: ensures safety procedures are followed; facilitates personal and professional development; provides training; including tool use, teamwork, leadership skills, work place communication; provides quarterly evaluations; takes action to resolve inappropriate behavior and personnel issues; documents performance and learning accomplishments; produces a level of productivity and quality that meets the expectations of CCNB and the client; ensures proper maintenance of equipment; tracks work hours; documents project accomplishments.
Location: Marin and Sonoma, CA

 

Bilingual Projects Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 11/23/16
- Between 18-24 years old and eligible to legally serve in the United States. Documentation will be required on the first day.
- Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National, or Lawful Permanent Resident.  Documentation will be required on the first day.
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- Able to read, write and speak fluently in English and Spanish, preferred.
Energy and Water Corpsmembers participate in an intensive year-long program that offers leadership development and an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew.  The Energy and Water Program makes a difference by serving the Denver community through installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs.  The Bilingual Projects Corpsmember works closely with the Client Intake Department, including: assisting successful project implementation, outreach to community members, scheduling Energy and Water Conservation crews and substituting for field Corpsmembers as needed.  They build critical professional skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way.  MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps.
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

YouthBuild Crew Leader: Construction
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 11/23/16
The Crew Leader: Construction oversees crews of 12-18 YouthBuild participants ages 18-24 on a working construction site and in a construction lab environment. The Crew Leader: Construction is responsible for maintaining safe worksite practices, providing direct instruction, work project supervision, maintaining cohesive program implementation, leading independent projects, and providing training and leadership development opportunities for each crew. This position works closely with general and sub-contractors to assist in project completion and maximizing training opportunities for Corpsmembers. Reports directly to the Program Manager: YouthBuild.
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

Field Boss
Utah Conservation Corps
Reposted 11/22/16
Positions open until filled
Application review begins mid-October. Start Date: January 31, 2017
The UCC Field Boss is an AmeriCorps position responsible for providing direct leadership and support to UCC field crews and assisting UCC field staff in seasonal trainings and logistical coordination.  The Field Boss is an integral member of UCC field operations, ensuring that UCC crews are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality conservation service in a positive, safe, and productive environment. UCC supports our Field Bosses in gaining advanced conservation corps leadership experience and attaining high level technical skills training during their term while interfacing with in-field operations and field office administration.  They conclude their time with UCC equipped with the skills and experience for a conservation related career. Click on the job title above for the full position description.
Location: 
Positions available based in Logan, Salt Lake City**, and Cedar City, UT. Frequent travel to project sites throughout the region.

 

Crew Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Reposted 11/22/16
Positions open until filled
Application review begins mid-October. Start Date: February 13, 2017.
The UCC Crew Leader is an AmeriCorps position where the member first participates in UCC’s Crew Leader Development Program and then takes on direct leadership of a UCC field crew for the remainder of their term.  The spring field season is spent in a “Crew Leader In-Training” capacity working on a crew with fellow trainees and developing leadership and conservation skills.  Upon demonstrating necessary skills and competencies, the leader moves into a full Crew Leader role for summer and fall field seasons. After the crew leader development season, Crew Leaders are fully responsible for preparing and leading a 4-8 person crew in conservation project work, as well as upholding UCC values, ensuring that UCC policies and procedures are followed, facilitating education time with their crew, communicating with project sponsors, and recording & reporting important weekly project outcome data and other documentation. UCC supports our Crew Leaders in their goals to develop solid leadership skills while completing conservation service work.  We are looking for folks who have demonstrated a positive attitude in the face of adversity, commitment to the environment and to people, grit, flexibility, solid work ethic, and self-motivation. Click on the job title above for full position description.
Location: 
Positions available based in Logan, Salt Lake City**, and Cedar City, UT. Travel to project sites throughout the region.

 

Crew Leader Development Program
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 11/21/16
Positions open until filled. Program runs early April - late November 2017
The Southwest Conservation Corps engages motivated young adults, ages 18 -25, to complete challenging and impactful conservation and service projects throughout Colorado and New Mexico. Projects may include, trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazardous fuels reduction, re-vegetation and local environmental service projects.  crews may also complete technical and/or specialized projects depending on project partner needs, including disaster relief if the opportunity arises. The AmeriCorps (A*C) Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP) is a two phase program. The first phase focuses on orientation, training and development, the second phase focuses on implementation and continued leadership development. The AmeriCorps CLDP provides young adults the opportunity to develop outdoor conservation and leadership skills; participants will be exposed to a variety of conservation projects, leadership experiences, and service opportunities on public lands and in local communities throughout the Southwest region of Colorado.
Location: based out of Durango or Salida, CO

 

Crew Leader*
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 11/21/16
Positions open until filled. Programs run late March - late November 2017
*Opportunities to work with High School students, young adults, and our Veteran Fire Corps Program
Southwest Conservation Corps’ Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate resourcefulness, effective communication skills, excellent judgement, maturity, initiative, professionalism, and the desire to devote themselves to a crew experience where the needs of others are placed above oneself. The Crew Leader position requires, mentorship, patience, technical aptitude, focus on efficiency, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. Crew Leaders are ultimately responsible for successes and short-comings of the crew.
Location: based out of Durango or Salida, CO

 

Program Manager (Non-Civil Service)
Watershed Stewards Program - California Conservation Corps
Posted 11/21/16
Deadline for Program Manager 12/2/16
The mission of the Watershed Stewards Program (WSP) is to conserve, restore, and enhance anadromous watersheds for future generations by linking education with high quality scientific practices. For the past 23 years, the Watershed Stewards Program (WSP) has been engaging AmeriCorps Members in comprehensive, community-based, watershed restoration and education throughout coastal California. WSP is a program of the California Conservation Corps and is administered by CaliforniaVolunteers (AmeriCorps)...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Fortuna, CA



Direct Service Members
SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 11/21/16
Deadline for Direct Service Members 12/16/16
SEEDS seeks three full time AmeriCorps Direct Service members to serve in leadership positions within the SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps. The Youth Conservation Corps seasonally empowers youth ages 16-24 through service learning projects and development of green collar job skills. This team-based training program is modeled after the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s New Deal. SEEDS Youth Corps teams work on labor-intensive conservation and stewardship projects. During the off season, AmeriCorps members serving with SEEDS Youth Corps will lead K-12 education with area schools focused on ecology, conservation, and stewardship. Youth Corps crew members will add value to their communities, the environment, and themselves through their dedicated service. In the off season, 1700 hour members will lead K-12 programming in the SEEDS After School Programs, Career Tech Centers, and other educational institutions in the area. Member applications for three 1700 hour positions are now being accepted until 12/16/2016. Please email a cover letter and resume to jobs@ecoseeds.org...click link above for full position description. 
Location: Traverse City, Michigan

 

Development Director
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - NM
Posted 11/18/16
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is a non profit that serves the middle and upper Rio Grande region of New Mexico. RMYC is a stepping stone to new opportunities. We inspire young adults to make a positive difference in themselves and their communities. Through training and team service, Corpsmembers discover their potential for healthy, productive lives. RMYC is currently advertising for the position of Development Director. This position will oversee all grant research, development, submission and reporting with the support of Program Mangers on technical matters. This position will also lead the Corps in the development of a comprehensive communications strategy and follow through including print, digital, social media channels, and website management. Finally, this position will lead in the development and oversight of our annual event, the Pathways Dinner and Auction. Resume and cover letter may be sent to Ben@youthcorps.org...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Taos, NM

 

Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 11/18/16
Position runs 1/23/17-12/15/17
Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive year-long program that offers leadership development and an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs.  They build critical professional skills, customer service skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way.  MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps.  
Location: Denver, CO

 

Water & Energy Program
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 11/18/16
Position is temporary, seasonal
The Larimer County Conservation Corps is recruiting corpsmembers for eight full-time positions with the Water & Energy Program. The Water & Energy Corpsmember role is a temporary, seasonal position performing basic home efficiency assessments throughout Larimer County. Corpsmembers will install efficiency measures and provide water and energy conservation education to residents. Corpsmembers are engaged in a combination of hands-on projects and service learning activities focused on environmental awareness, community engagement and personal and professional skill development. Corpsmembers participate in twenty weeks of service within the Larimer County community...click the link below for more information.
Location: Larimer County, CO

 

Conservation Crew Supervisor - Upper Rio Grande Region
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps- NM
Posted 11/18/16
Position runs 2/27/17-8/21/17
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps in Taos, New Mexico is seeking experienced outdoor leaders for the spring 2017 season, from February 27 to August 21, 2017.  Crew Supervisors will be responsible for the safety and physical/emotional well-being of 7-8 young adult crew members while completing conservation projects throughout the state such as trail construction/maintenance and forestry/fuels reduction. All projects will require camping and working in the outdoors on a “spike” schedule (8 days on, 6 days off) for the duration of the term. Successful Crew Supervisors will serve as a positive role model for members, uphold organizational standards and policies, support the personal and professional development of a diverse crew, and promote a culture of safety in all aspects of crew life, all while meeting expectations of project quality and efficiency. See the link above for a complete position description and instructions on how to apply. Work safe; take pride; make a difference!...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Taos, NM (project locations throughout region)


Conservation Crew Supervisior - Middle Rio Grande Region
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps- NM
Posted 11/18/16
Position runs 2/27/17-5/22/17
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps in Albuquerque, New Mexico is seeking experienced outdoor leaders for the spring 2017 season, from February 27 to May 22, 2017.  Crew Supervisors will be responsible for the safety and physical/emotional well-being of 7-8 young adult crew members while completing projects throughout the state such as trail construction/maintenance, habitat restoration, historic preservation, watershed restoration, or disaster relief. All projects will require camping and working in the outdoors on a “spike” schedule (8 days on, 6 days off) for the duration of the term. Successful Crew Supervisors will serve as a positive role model for members, uphold organizational standards and policies, support the personal and professional development of a diverse crew, and promote a culture of safety in all aspects of crew life, all while meeting expectations of project quality and efficiency. See the link above for a complete position description and instructions on how to apply. Work safe; take pride; make a difference!...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Albuquerque, NM (project locations throughout region)

 

Youth Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 11/16/16
Position runs 3/13/17 - 6/16/17
Primary duties of the Youth Crew Leader (YCL) include establishing and maintaining good working relationships with regional staff, members, project technical advisors, youth, and volunteers to ensure the successful completion of MCC natural resource and community service projects and quality implementation of MCC Youth Programming. The YCL performs on-site management of crews and monitoring of crew dynamics to ensure a high level of crew functioning and ensures that policies and procedures are followed by all members of their crew. The YCL will recruit youth program participants. The YCL is an AmeriCorps participant and is entitled to the benefit package offered all AmeriCorps participant. The YCL and co-YCL are part of a leadership team working under the supervision of the Regional Director and Youth Program Coordinator. This position should be viewed not as a 9-5 job but as an experience where long hours and extended time away from home, often in remote locations on difficult terrain and in all weather conditions, are to be expected. This position will have recurring access to vulnerable populations. To Apply: Please submit your application via our online application portal...click the link above for full position description.
Location: 
We are accepting applications for Youth Crew Leaders in our Central Divide (Helena, MT), Greater Yellowstone (Bozeman, MT), Northern Rockies (Kalispell, MT), and Western Wildlands (Missoula, MT) regions. Please only apply to the region in which you are most interestedYou will have the opportunity to express interest in other regions during the application process. 

 

Spring 2017 Conservation Crew Member
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - NM
Posted 11/16/16
Program begins in March 2017
Join a crew working in the majestic mountains, forests, mesas, and high desert lands of New Mexico. Rocky Mountain Youth Corps has been making a difference through work outdoors with the commitment of young adults for over 20 years. Crewmembers will work on conservation and restoration projects on public lands throughout the state of New Mexico. Crews consist of seven crew members between the ages of 18 and 25, an Assistant Crew Supervisor, and a Crew Supervisor. Crews will travel to work sites and camp for up to eight days at a time while completing project work. Projects include trail construction and maintenance, forestry, historic preservation, burned area restoration and other land management work. All Corpsmembers are on-call for disaster relief work, with potential deployments lasting up to 30 days. All crew members will receive training throughout the season on a variety of personal and professional development topics. RMYC values Crew members, which is why we offer a bi-weekly living stipend of $760 before taxes, and a $2,907 AmeriCorps education award, and various free trainings that offer certifications.  For position descriptions visit http://youthcorps.org/get-involved/, to apply online visit youthcorps.org/apply.
Location: New Mexico

 

Northwest Service Corps AmeriCorps Member (9 positions + leader)
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 11/15/16
Position runs 1/16/17 - 6/16/17

  • Term of Service: 5 months, 900 hours, camping and community
  • Schedule: 45 hours/wk; M-F; camping near worksite as needed
  • Crew size: 9 members, 1 leader
  • Compensation: $6050-6375 living allowance, $2887.50 ed. Award, food stamps to cover food expenses

The scope of work will include trail work and chainsaw work in Washington and Oregon. You will receive all the training needed to successfully complete all projects. Training: The primary focus of the NSC program is to prepare members for full time employment with a combination of field work activity (85%) and industry wide recognized trainings (15%). Program participants will receive some or all of the following trainings and certifications depending on their crew’s primary work focus: Wilderness First Aid, Herbicide Application, Chainsaw Operation, Leadership, Driver, Trail Construction and Maintenance, Brush Cutter Operation, Resource Management, CPR, Conflict Resolution, and Map and Compass. Go online to apply: www.nwyouthcorps.org/JoinNYCPlease contact Kaisa Lightfoot at KaisaL@nwyouthcorps.org with any questions!
Location: based either in Eugene or Portland, OR

 

Field Coordinator - Conservation Leadership Corps 2017
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Posted 11/14/16
Deadline for Field Coordinator 1/31/17
The CLC Field Coordinator will be responsible for leading the CLC while they are working in the field, meaning that his or her days off will mirror those of the crew (when the Lead Coordinator takes over supervisory responsibilities). The Field Coordinator will take part in all corps work projects and model a positive work ethic and willingness to learn new skills. As the leader for the corps members while at work sites, the Field Coordinator will monitor group dynamics to ensure a high level of corps functioning and ensure that ATC policies and procedures are followed by all corps members. Additionally, when the CLC joins with other crews for work projects, the Field Coordinator will work closely with the Project Lead, which could be ATC staff as well as agency and non-profit partners, to create safe, clean, and environmentally sound living and work environments for CLC members and volunteers alike...click here for more information.
Location: based primarily out of Gatlinburg, TN

 

Lead Coordinator - Conservation Leadership Corps 2017
Appalachian Trail Conservancy 
Posted 11/14/16
Deadline for Lead Coordinator 12/15/16. 
The CLC Lead Coordinator (LC) is the primary in-field coordinator and liaison while the CLC is in season, and will also work for several weeks before and after the mid-May to late-July dates required of the corps members. This means that the LC will have a wide variety of responsibilities during their term of service. Beginning in mid-March, the LC will assist in recruiting, interviewing, and hiring the corps members, as well as confirming program logistics. Once corps members are hired, the LC will be the main liaison between corps members and the ATC, helping them prepare for their term of service. The LC will be responsible for coordinating meals and travel logistics (including driving the six-person crew to and from work sites) as well as supervising the crew during their days off. The LC will be the main liaison connecting with staff, partners, and instructors for each component of programming. The LC will foster positive group dynamics to ensure a high level of corps functioning, and will coordinate regular professional development opportunities for corps members. The LC will work with program instructors to collect all data and work projects, and evaluate each program component. Finally, after the crew season, the LC will work for several weeks compiling program evaluations and writing a full report of the corps’ achievements and recommendations for the program...click here for more information.
Location: 
based primarily out of Gatlinburg, TN

 

Massachusetts DCR Preservation and Stewardship Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 11/9/16
Program runs 1/23/17 - 12/8/17
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks an experienced, quality oriented outdoor leader to supervise a team of 6 corps members as part of the DRC Preservation and Stewardship team.  This team will be focused on Historic Preservation and general conservation projects on various DRC properties throughout the state of Massachusetts and will serve as part of the SCA MA Forests and Parks Corps. SCA MA Forests and Parks AmeriCorps works in partnership with the MA Department of Conservation and Recreation, US Fish and Wildlife, Conte Refugee, and Massachusetts Service Alliance (AmeriCorps).
Location: This position will be based out of Wompatuck State Park in Eastern Massachusetts

 

Idaho AmeriCorps Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 11/9/16
Application review begins December 2016 - January 2017
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults in Corps programs across the country. Primary responsiblities: As an SCA Project Leader you will serve as a teacher, supervisor, and role model for your crew; lead and manage work outcomes and crew dynamics; facilitate team operations: food planning/purchasing, tools & equipment, and vehicles; actively manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment; assist and train corps members in the conservation skills necessary for the project; supervise and assist the work skills training of corps members; promote leadership development within the team and evaluate success and potential; manage relationship with agency partner and work collaboratively with agency on program logistics; ensure successful and timely completion of work project...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Idaho

 

Recruitment and Support Services Coordinator
Southeast Conservation Corps
Posted 11/7/16
Position open until filled. Preference given to applications received prior to 11/28/16.
The Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC) Recruitment & Supportive Services Coordinator will be responsible for identifying and building relationships with recruitment sources; recruiting, interviewing, and selecting SECC participants; managing selection and AmeriCorps paperwork; direct participant and program support; aiding members with post program placement; and participating in the development of new programs and trainings. Frequent travel is required for this position. The position is supervised by the SECC Program Director.
Location: Chattanooga, TN

 

Coastal Restoration Crew Leader
Texas Conservation Corps
Posted 11/2/16

Position Open Until Filled. Term: 11/28/2016-11/17/2017.
Crew Leader will co-lead a team of eight while helping to restore and preserve the public lands of Texas. At TxCC in Houston, TX, young people from across the country and various walks of life share one common goal: bettering themselves and their community. Our trail-building and habitat restoration projects require members to do physically demanding service in all types of weather. Crews are based out of our Houston facility, but will be required to participate in out of town trips for 10 days at a time, in which members will be completing projects during the day and living in a group camp in the evenings. Crew Leaders receive a living stipend, an educational award, and health insurance. A term as a crew leader with Texas Conservation Corps is both a challenging and rewarding experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. Our Coastal Restoration Crew works in the Gulf Coast region, partnering with The Gulf of Mexico Foundation, and the Galveston Bay Foundation. They were recently featured on the City of Pasadena's YouTube channel. Crew Leader Applicants must have at least six month of conservation experience and be between the ages of 21 and 24.
Location: based in Houston, TX

 

Field Crew Leader
Texas Conservation Corps
Posted 11/2/16

Position Open Until Filled. Term: 11/28/2016-11/17/2017.
Crew Leader will co-lead a team of eight while helping to restore and preserve the public lands of Texas. At TxCC in Austin, TX, young people from across the country and various walks of life share one common goal: bettering themselves and their community. Our trail-building and habitat restoration projects require members to do physically demanding service in all types of weather. Crews are based out of our Austin facility, but will be required to participate in out of town trips for 10 days at a time, in which members will be completing projects during the day and living in a group camp in the evenings. Crew Leaders receive a living stipend, an educational award, and health insurance. A term as a crew leader with Texas Conservation Corps is both a challenging and rewarding experience that you will remember for the rest of your life. Crew Leader Applicants must have at least six month of conservation experience and be between the ages of 21 and 24.
Location: based in Austin, TX

 

Regional Program Coordinator
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 10/31/16
Application review currently underway
The UCC Regional Coordinator is responsible for supervision of UCC field crews and operations out of the Moab Field Office, providing professional leadership and technical expertise to staff and crews.  The Regional Coordinator ensures that all members are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality work in a safe environment. This is a Utah State University full-time benefited position...click the link above for full position description and to apply.
Location: based in Moab, UT

 

Crew Leader
New Jersey Youth Corps - Sussex
Posted 10/27/16
Positions to be filled immediately
About the organization: New Jersey Youth Corps is one of the largest youth service and conservation corps in the United States. Youth Corps is a year-round, voluntary program that engages young adults (ages 16 to 25) in full-time community service, training, and educational activities. Guided by staff who serve as mentors and role models, teams of youth called "crews" carry out a wide range of service projects. New Jersey Youth Corps - Sussex, the newest NJYC program - is based at Project Self Sufficiency – a nonprofit whose mission for the past 30 years is been is to ‘support and empower low-income individuals and families to improve the quality of life for themselves and for their children through comprehensive family stability and personal and economic self-sufficiency services’. About the position: Multiple full-time and part-time facilitators needed to lead teams of at risk youth, ages 16 – 25, in project-based construction, landscaping, facility maintenance and other related activities. Maintain detailed records and generate reports. Monitor progress with work site hosts. Provide negotiation and conflict resolution between participants. Assist with job placement coordination and referrals. Responsible for transporting teams to various work sites. Related experience, Bachelor's degree and commercial driver license required. Responses can be directed to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director by calling 973-940-3500 or emailing pss@projectselfsufficiency.org. Visit the organization's employment page here.
Location: based in Newton, NJ

 

Assistant District Manager
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/16
Deadline 11/8/16
Conservation Corps provides hands-on environmental stewardship and service-learning opportunities to youth and young adults while accomplishing natural resource management projects and emergency response work. The AmeriCorps field program operates for 11 months each year, February through December. Crews travel throughout the Midwest completing service projects in partnership with state and federal agencies and nonprofit organizations. Position Summary: The Assistant District Manager (ADM) position is integral to the AmeriCorps Field Program’s goal of accomplishing challenging work projects, as well as providing training, education, coordination and leadership to ensure a positive and safe experience for all AmeriCorps participants. The ADM assists the District/Program Manager in day-to-day program operations, project management, and AmeriCorps member personnel management (hiring, performance management, and termination). 
Location: Saint Paul, MN

 

Youth Outdoors Assistant Program Manager
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/16
Deadline 11/8/16
The Youth Outdoors Program is an AmeriCorps program that focuses on youth and young adult development by engaging AmeriCorps members and high-school age youth in environmental service-learning that benefits the community. The program operates primarily in the Twin Cities metro, but with programming and travel occurring around the state. AmeriCorps members serve as leaders for youth, in addition to completing restoration projects and community outreach. Position Summary: The Youth Outdoors Assistant Program Manager works with the Program Manager in order to implement all aspects of the Youth Outdoors Program. Responsibilities include program planning, work project management, external relations, corpsmember support, overseeing day-to-day program functions and supervising and delegating responsibility for various duties to the Field Specialists and Crew Leaders. Time is split between managing afterschool youth programming, AmeriCorps member development and outdoor conservation projects.
Location: Saint Paul, MN

 

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/16
Deadline 12/31/16
AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. In spring and fall, corpsmembers lead crews of Twin Cities’ youth participants (ages 15-18) in environmental education and community service projects after school and on Saturdays. In summer, crews complete natural resource restoration projects. Corpsmembers inspire youth, conduct community outreach and restore habitat in partnership with resource management agencies, working alongside conservation professionals. APPLY ONLINE: http://www.conservationcorps.org/apply. Early application encouraged. Applications considered as received.
Location: Twin Cities, MN

 

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members and Leaders
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/16
Deadline 12/31/16
AmeriCorps Field Crew Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest. Crews complete natural resource conservation projects such as tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew Members and Leaders also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field. APPLY ONLINE: http://www.conservationcorps.org/apply. Early application encouraged. Applications considered as received.
Location: multiple locations throughout Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri

 

Nevada Conservation Corps Recruitment and Compliance Coordinator
Great Basin Institute 
Posted 10/24/16
Founded in 1999, the NCC is a well-established statewide environmental program with more than 175 annual participants. This position will lead aspects of program outreach, recruitment, on-boarding, and administration of AmeriCorps volunteers for the Great Basin Institute’s Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps program. We are seeking an organized, detail oriented, and highly motivated individual to continuously improve existing program recruitment and outreach materials, as wells as explore new recruitment tools and outlets. This position will work closely with the NCC Program Director to manage all aspects of AmeriCorps compliance as it relates to policies and procedures, paperwork/file processing, participation tracking, and reporting for the Great Basin Institute’s Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps program...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in the greater Reno-Sparks metropolitan area

 

Crew Leader - Houston Conservation Leadership Corps 
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Porsted 10/24/16
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire 12 students for the 2017 School Year Conservation Leadership Corps program. Primary responsibilities include: responsible for safety, productivity, and welfare of 8 – 12 high school age members in monthly weekend camping/environmental service trips and environmental education classes; organize program logistics including food, gear, & tools; prepare and lead educational and team building activities in a classroom setting; supervise and complete various conservation service projects with students; build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in Houston, TX

 

Director of Conservation, Service and Stewardship
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education 
Re-Posted 10/19/16
The Four Corners School of Outdoor Education is seeking an experienced, strategic, collaborative, and engaging professional to join our team as the Director of Conservation, Service, and Stewardship. The Director will lead our Conservation, Service and Stewardship (C/SS) Group, rounding out our education, adventure, conservation and service programming, as well as lead our work to support existing conservation efforts on the Colorado Plateau. The ideal candidate will possess a solid environmental science background and demonstrable experience working at the intersection of conservation science, young adult development, and citizen science work. The successful candidate will additionally demonstrate a mix of experiences that include: conservation planning, managing staff and volunteers, working with partnerships, fundraising, and a commitment to using science in land management practices. The Director of C/SS will play a central role in partnering with the Four Corners School Leadership Team in strategic decision-making and operations, as FCS continues grow and evolve organizationally and builds capacity to create more informed stewards of the Colorado Plateau. Please email your resume and a detailed cover letter to jross@fourcornersschool.org.  For more information, read this Letter to Applicants, and go to: https://www.fourcornersschool.org/employment.
Location: based in Monticello, UT

 

YouthBuild Crew Leader: Construction
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 10/19/16
Preferred start date: 11/21/16
The Crew Leader: Construction oversees crews of 12-18 YouthBuild participants ages 18-24 on a working construction site and in a construction lab environment. The Crew Leader: Construction is responsible for maintaining safe worksite practices, providing direct instruction, work project supervision, maintaining cohesive program implementation, leading independent projects, and providing training and leadership development opportunities for each crew. This position works closely with general and sub-contractors to assist in project completion and maximizing training opportunities for Corpsmembers. Reports directly to the Program Manager: YouthBuild.
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

Operations Director
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 10/19/16
Position open until filled
The Operation Director (OD) works work closely with the Deputy Director (DD), the Executive Director and other management staff. The OD supports the organization in every program area to ensure the smooth operation, quality, consistency and fiscal stability of each program. The OD provides professional oversight, technical guidance, training and support in all areas of training, logistics support, facilities management, vehicle and equipment maintenance, inventory and needed support for program management. The OD prepares planning documents and operational reports, coordinates staff meetings and conducts staff performance reviews. The OD works with staff to develop/document operational procedures and strengthen overall organizational administrative and programmatic infrastructure.
Location: based in Eugene, OR

 

Field Crew Member - AmeriCorps
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 10/19/16
Apply by 12/22/16. Position begins 1/16/17.
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) provides young adults with challenging service and educational opportunities. AZCC is part of Conservation Legacy, founded in 1998 to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s. AZCC operates a continuum of programs from community-based initiatives for younger teens to residential camping crews for high school and college-aged individuals along with leadership programs for college graduates and job training programs specifically for current era veterans. Programs are operated in partnership with public land management agencies and AmeriCorps...click the link above for more information.
Location: based in Tucson, AZ

 

Nevada Conservation Corps Program Director
Great Basin Institute 
Posted 10/19/16
Position open until filled
Founded in 1999, the NCC is a well-established statewide environmental program with more than 100 full- and part-time participants. We are seeking a dedicated, service-minded professional who desires to make lasting, positive change for public lands and communities in Nevada and other Western states. Duties and Responsibilities: This leadership position requires a dynamic individual to oversee, manage, mentor and support a large conservation and restoration program. The Director will manage current programs, while working to strengthen and develop new partnerships, programs and training opportunities...click the link above for full position description and application link.
Location: based in Reno, NV

 

Disaster Response Team Member
Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks
Posted 10/12/16
Position runs 01/09/17-11/17/17

Now hiring for our Disaster Response Teams! These teams work on conservation projects throughout the year but remain on call and are able to deploy throughout Texas and the United States should a flood, fire, hurricane, or other emergency occur. In addition to conservation work, these members receive training in volunteer management, donations management, ICS, NIMS and work with partners from FEMA, Texas Department of Emergency Management, and local emergency officials. While not on a disaster our teams perform conservation work on public lands. We'll train you to use a chainsaw, perform trail maintenance and construction, as well as exotic plant management. Travel across Texas working for a variety of public land entities such as the National Park Service, Forest Service, and County Parks. Contact Samantha Alcozer at SAlcozer@Americanyouthworks.org for more information.
Location: based in Austin, TX

 

Visitor Use Survey Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 10/12/16
Interviewing for fall Leader positions begins in January. Position runs April - August 2017.
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of conservation volunteers is seeking an experienced, quality-oriented outdoor leader to work in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers (ACoE) to collect valuable interviews on the uses of ACoE managed sites.  Teams will be made up one project leader and three team members. Participants, in pairs, will collect recreation use information from visitors, primarily through roadside interviews. The interview sites include lakes and other recreation areas. The team will also organize and conduct weekly conservation service projects; with past projects including trail work, backcountry campsite construction, community gardening, and outside volunteer events. In addition, the program will focus on developing member’s leadership experience, with Project Leaders facilitating their growth throughout. This position is full time, seasonal and will be based in locations central to where the team is surveying.  Interviewing for the fall leader positions will begin in January. Program Dates: Position begins in April with Project Leader Orientation for one week to cover technical skills and SCA processes. After, Leaders will break out to their project sites to prepare for season start and member arrival in late May. Project Leader end date is mid-August, 2017. Dates are subject to change.
Location: throughout the country

 

Nevada Conservation Corps, AmeriCorps Winter Crew Leader
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 10/11/16
Orientation begins 11/28 with pre-service training beginning 11/7 (pre-service training attendance not required, but strongly recommended) 
Challenge yourself as a leader of a 5-person crew while conducting critical conservation work in some of the Southwest’s most beautiful areas. Serve from the mountains of Nevada to the vast landscapes of the Great Basin and Mohave Deserts. The NCC is looking for experienced Crew Leaders to tackle day-to-day responsibilities of crew life. You will lead four AmeriCorps Crew Members while building trail, running chainsaws, or performing other restoration projects on public lands in some of Nevada’s most beautiful locales. You will coordinate with agency partners and collaborate with peers to see that project goals are accomplished safely and efficiently. Based on your specific project you will be camped in the field with your crew on either 4-day or 8-day “tours” often in primitive and remote locations and will responsible for facilitating a healthy and cohesive community within your crew. Different than any other professional experience you could imagine, being a Crew Leader with the NCC is a full-time commitment where you will always be a resource to the members serving with you both while on service project sites or back at camp after a long day. Both preparing for and leading a crew requires unwavering dedication, and a willingness to put the needs of others first.  The successful applicant will demonstrate dependability, excellent judgment, and high standards. We are looking for an individual who will lead by example and be a role model for the members who join our program. Though this position is challenging, the rewards are abundant; and the bonds forged with your crew, peers and with the outdoors will last a lifetime. Apply Directly Online: http://crcareers.thegreatbasininstitute.org/careers/Careers.aspx?rf=GBIWEBSITE&OTHER=2016-NCC-021
Location: project sites throughout Nevada

 

Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 10/7/16
Deadline 11/4/16. Position runs 11/21/16 - 11/3/17
The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is accepting applications for a Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator.  This position is based in the MCC’s office in Hallowell, ME.  MCC’s Volunteer & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for increasing awareness of the Maine Conservation Corps throughout Maine. This involves using several platforms, including career and volunteer fairs, Facebook, newspapers, promotional posters, and others. The position also involves recruiting, coordinating, and tracking large numbers of volunteers paired with MCC’s AmeriCorps members throughout the state. This position is an AmeriCorps Grant Staff position, not an AmeriCorps member position, therefore there is no Education Award...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Hallowell, ME

 

Crew Leader - 2017 Field Season
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 10/6/16
Primary duties of the Crew Leader (CL) include assuring the successful completion of MCC natural resource and community service projects, on-site management of a crew, monitoring of crew dynamics to ensure a high level of crew functioning and the delivery of the full range of MCC program components. The CL and co-CL are part of a leadership team working under the supervision of the Regional Director and Program Manager. The CL is the primary in-field liaison between Regional staff and the project partner or technical advisor. The CL ensures that MCC policies and procedures are followed by all Crew Members on the crew. The CL also will establish and maintain a good working relationship with the project technical advisor, Crew Members, youth and volunteers working alongside the crew and MCC staff. The CL is an AmeriCorps participant and is entitled to the benefit package offered all AmeriCorps participants. This position should be viewed not as a 9-5 job but as an experience where long hours and extended time away from home, often in remote locations on difficult terrain and in all weather conditions, are to be expected. This position will not have recurring access to vulnerable populations...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: 
Field Crew Leader positions are available in four regions around Montana: Central Divide, Greater Yellowstone, Northern Rockies, and Western Wildlands 

 

Bay Area Community Crew Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 10/5/16
Position runs late-November 2016 through mid-May 2017
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks an experienced, quality oriented outdoor leader to supervise a team of young people responsible for completing habitat restoration, trail maintenance, fuels reduction, sustainability projects and more. Primary responsibilities: responsible for safety, productivity, and welfare of 8-12 high school age members in monthly weekend camping/environmental service trips and environmental education classes; organize program logistics including food, gear, & tools; meet with agency partners for service projects; drive youth in SCA vehicles to activity sites; write monthly reports and meet with staff for program planning and evaluation; prepare and lead educational and team building activities in a classroom setting...click the link above for full position description and to apply.
Location: based in Oakland, CA

 

Massachusetts AmeriCorps Team Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 10/5/16
Program runs 2/20/17 - 8/23/17
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks an experienced, quality oriented outdoor leader to supervise 26 corps members responsible for completing trails projects, habitat and restoration with the SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps program. Working in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps) SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps Program teams will use traditional trail skills, restoration techniques, carpentry skills, and manual labor to complete an array of projects.  Typical past projects have included new trail construction, timber bridge construction, building with stone, removal of invasive vegetation, dimensional lumber construction, and trail maintenance...click the link above for full position description and to apply.
Location: Massachusetts

 

Disaster Response Team Field Coordinator
Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks
Posted 10/4/16

Texas Conservation Corps is hiring a full-time field coordinator for our Disaster Response Teams (DRT)! Our Disaster Response Teams complete conservation projects throughout Texas, but are on call for when a disaster strikes. The Field Coordinator will help manage our three DRT crews as they complete conservation work, and while they are deployed.  The Field Coordinator will lead and train AmeriCorps members in safety measures, disaster response, conservation, trail building, habitat restoration, invasive species removal, wildfire mitigation, the building and maintenance of park infrastructure, and safe tool use. See full position description here.
Location: Austin, TX

 

Mobile Bay Corps Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 10/3/16
Position runs through 8/4/17
Co-Manage a team of 10 local young adults during the work day and guide them through hands on service projects and environmental education curriculum.  Restore and conserve habitat, as well as enhance community resilience and restore the Gulf economy, through the completion of priority restoration projects throughout the Gulf.  Manage the team as they conduct invasive species removal, shoreline restoration, water quality monitoring, trail work and other management activities on habitat located on public and private lands throughout Mobile.  This project is part of initial SCA demonstration project of gulf restoration following the settlement of the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill disaster.  There will be future leadership and career opportunities in coastal restoration and employment in the expanding gulf restoration economy. To Apply:  Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email leaders@thesca.org with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application.  ...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Mobile, AL

 

1700-Hour AmeriCorps Environmental Steward Positions
Maine Conservation Corps
Reposted 10/3/16
Deadline 10/30/16
Training begins 1/9/17. Position runs 1/23/17 - 11/17/17
The Maine Conservation Corps, an AmeriCorps program, is accepting applications for 1700-hour AmeriCorps Environmental Steward positions located throughout Maine for January 2017. MCC is dedicated to accomplishing outdoor recreation and conservation projects for the public, promoting and managing volunteer opportunities, providing conservation education, building self-esteem and leadership, strengthening the future employability of members, while raising the aspirations of members and volunteers. Environmental Stewards serve a 1700-hour term of service.  Environmental Stewards undergo two weeks of training with MCC before being paired with a Host Site for the remainder of their term. MCC will post a full list of Host Sites on our website mid-October.  Host Sites have included: Maine Department of Environmental Protection, Kennebec Estuary Land Trust, Vaughan Woods State Park, Grafton Notch State Park, Tumbledown Public Lands, Mt. Blue State Park, Wolfe’s Neck Woods State Park, Bigelow Preserve and Chain of Ponds, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory, Frenchman Bay Conservancy, and Maine Natural Areas Program. MCC’s Environmental Stewards assist agencies with a wide variety of projects:  water quality testing, wildlife protection, trail improvements and volunteer recruitment are all examples of projects that Environmental Stewards may be involved in. To Apply: By October 30, 2016 submit an application and references. Please email Corps.Conservation@maine.gov for questions and information...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Maine

 

Corps Program Coordinator
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 9/28/16
Closing date 10/2/16
The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. Our programs empower corpsmembers to develop personal and professional skills, gain environmental awareness and actively engage in the community, while developing self-sufficiency to help them become productive members of our community. The LCCC is administered through the Larimer County Workforce Center and is based in Fort Collins, Colorado. The Conservation Corps Department Specialist II position will support the development and implementation of operations in seasonal corps programs and will aid in the planning, designing, implementation, evaluation, and report generation of field-based work projects conducted by seasonal corpsmembers. The position supports project partners and their work projects and provides assistance in training and work monitoring of temporary crew leaders and corpsmembers. This person reports to the LCCC Corps Manager and Workforce Team Manager.   For more information on the LCCC, please visit our website at www.larimerworkforce.org/lccc.
Location: Fort Collins, CO

 

Community Engagement Resource Steward
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 9/28/16
Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) and Willamette National Forest have partnered to increase participation of underrepresented populations in programs and careers in resource conservation and public land management. We seek an AmeriCorps candidate who possesses strong skills and interest in resource management, community engagement, conservation education, and event planning. The successful candidate will be able to communicate fluently in both English and Spanish, have experience in communications, education, and/or natural resources, demonstrate an ability to work independently, and possess strong written and oral communication skills. The work will be jointly developed, and progress checks and adjustments made, by the selected candidate and both agencies. Apply here...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Eugene, OR

 

Program Manager: Pathways to Preservation Trades Development
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 9/22/16
Deadline 9/30/16. Anticipated start date 10/24/16
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps' mission is to develop lifelong workforce skills by connecting young people to the earth, cultures and traditions through historic preservation work and outdoor service. The Pathways to Preservation Trades - Program Manager is a new, year-long position (with possibility for extension). This position is based out of Duluth, MN and will include travel around the state. The Program Manager will work closely with the Executive Director and Operations Manager to accomplish the goals and objectives outlined in the established
project funding work plan. Responsibilities: Responsibilities include; developing and improving upon a recruitment strategy for new corps members around the state and country, coordinating with the program associate to engage organization, schools, and individuals state-wide in NBHPC programming, organize hands-on recruitment and educational events for youth and young-adults, work with the Operations Manager to provide diverse and structured skills training to corps members, network with regional technical specialists in preservation trades, work closely with the Executive Director on certificate program development...click the link above for full position description. To Apply: Please submit cover letter, resume, and two professional references before September 30th, 2016. Email application materials to alice@northernbedrockcorps.org. Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information, visit www.northernbedrockcorps.org or call Alice Torvinen, Operations Manager, (715) 630-8841.
Location: based in Duluth, MN

 

2017 Ridgerunner and Caretaker - Appalachian Trail, Georgia & Great Smoky Mountains NP
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Posted 9/16/16
Closing date 10/13/16
Work passionately to protect and preserve the Appalachian Trail. In this position you will have the opportunity to educate people about hiking and backpacking, share Leave No Trace best-practices, and make a difference to improve the Trail daily. 
We’re seeking applicants with: hiking and backpacking knowledge and experience; excellent communication skills; consistent and accurate data collection and reporting skills; ability to work independently and as a team player; excitement for spending days (and nights) in the midst of changing seasons from winter to spring; educational, coaching or motivational skills. Ridgerunners/Caretakers are seasonal, full-time positions located on the A.T. in Georgia or the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.  The closing date for applying is Oct 13, 2016. Positions begin as early as Feb. 9, 2017 but vary based on location assignment. Click the link above for more information and application. 
Location: ATC, Georgia and Great Smoky Mountains National Park

 

Development Coordinator
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 9/16/16
Position open until filled
As a critical member of the Development team, the Development Coordinator executes essential fundraising efforts including donor relations, gift processing, online giving, grant writing, and direct mail appeals. S/he also contributes to many elements of VYCC’s marketing and external communications efforts, including designing print and online materials, assisting with the writing of newsletters and reports, and supporting growth of the organization’s online presence. S/he is directly responsible for managing donor records, maintaining the website and social media, overseeing the Annual Report and direct mail production, and providing strategic and administrative support for grants and major gifts. Varied tasks include graphic design, managing and reporting data, writing, editing, and corresponding with donors. VYCC’s multi-faceted fundraising includes long-term relationship development with donors, private foundation and government grants, corporate solicitations and grants, and events. Fundraising campaigns include the annual fund, sustained giving, planned giving, major gifts, and capital campaigns. The Development Coordinator reports directly to the Development Director. The ideal candidate possesses proven graphic design and writing skills, is tech-savvy, and takes pride in his/her work. Passion for VYCC’s mission, desire to learn, attention to detail, and a high degree of personal organization are critical factors for success. To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Naomi.Galimidi@vycc.org...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Richmond, VT

 

Program Assistant
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 9/15/16
Starting ASAP
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of youth conservation volunteers, has an exciting opportunity in our Program Department. America’s #1 youth conservation service organization, is seeking a qualified applicant to fulfill a temporary, full time position as a Program Assistant in Oakland, CA. The Program Assistant will work as part of the western regional team and assist Program Coordinators, Program Managers and others in the operational and some administrative aspects of delivery programs in the portfolio. The Program Assistant will provide support for members and leaders, ensuring both site partner and member outcomes are achieved in a safe and responsible manner. This position ensures quality and consistency of western programs while adhering to SCA Risk Management protocols...click the link above for full position description and to apply.
Location: Oakland, CA

 

AmeriCorps Crew Leader
Wyoming Conservation Corps
Posted 9/15/16
Deadline to apply COB 11/15/16
Position runs 1/9/17 - 8/17/17
The Crew Leader role is an AmeriCorps position. Leaders will co-lead a crew of 6 members on ten-day, labor-intensive conservation projects around the state of Wyoming, living and working outdoors. Leaders will report to and take direction from the Program Coordinators. Activities will include, but are not limited to, project coordination with land management agency sponsors, camping, cooking, recreation, environmental education, and group learning programs. Leaders will also participate in WCC member recruitment, equipment purchasing and maintenance, and program evaluation. Crew Leaders are responsible for documentation of crew activities and for the physical and emotional well-being of the crew. Crew Leaders are required to fulfill an hourly commitment each week and one weekend per month during the spring semester. This will include the upper-division WCC Leadership for Natural Resource Management class in which leaders will be enrolled through the Environment and Natural Resources program. Crew Leaders will participate in some volunteer recruitment activities as well as a variety of other trainings. Schedule for completion of hours will be flexible...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: based in Laramie, WY

 

Seattle Community Crew Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 9/15/16
Position runs November 2016 - May 2017
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks applicants to lead, educate, and inspire youth on the fall Seattle Community School Year Program. As an SCA crew leader you will serve as a teacher, supervisor, and role model for your crew.  Together with one other leader, you will lead a team of 12 youth volunteers. Primary Responsibilities: building community through youth development, educational & team building activities; overseeing the safety and welfare of your crew; professionally managing your work projects, including trails & habitat restoration; organizing logistics (including food, gear, tools, and vans) before each project/campout with the guidance of SCA staff; ensuring high quality standards are achieved and upholding SCA’s mission; completing administrative tasks on time...click the link above for full position description and to apply.
Location: Seattle, WA

 

Gulf Veteran Prescribed Fire Corps Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 9/15/16
Position runs 1/2/17 - 5/5/17
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire military veterans for the Veteran Fire Corps programs. Primary Responsibilities: Manage a fully trained and outfitted 5-person prescribed fire crew composed of military veterans, located for 3 months in coastal Mississippi and Alabama.  Manage the team as they conduct prescribed burns and other management activities on sensitive, threatened and endangered species habitat located on private and public lands to include open wet pine savannahs and upland longleaf pine on federal, state, and private lands...click the link above for full position description and to apply.
Location: based in Mississippi

 

Career Counseling Coach
Green City Force
Posted 9/12/16
Hiring ASAP
Green City Force (GCF) breaks the cycle of poverty, preparing urban young adults to succeed in their chosen careers by engaging them in service, training and work experiences related to the clean energy economy. GCF simultaneously addresses three imperatives –unemployment and the lack of prospects for family-supporting careers among low-income youth; changes to the urban environment that must be made to mitigate climate change; and stimulation of the green economy through awareness-raising and individual behavior change. In 2013, GCF was named NYC's Most Innovative Nonprofit by Mayor Bloomberg and recognized at the White House as one of five organizations as Champions for Change addressing youth unemployment. This is an opportunity to join an organization with a proven track record, strong growth potential, and a positive organizational culture for personal growth and collective impact as part of a dynamic team. The Career Counseling Coach provides innovative career assistance to Green City Force Corps Members and Alumni. We currently serve approximately 75 Corps Members a year, and have a pool of over 270 Alumni. Through personal consultations, the Career Counseling Coach helps people identify their specific aptitudes and go on to realize their career goals. How to apply: Interested applicants should send a resume and thoughtful cover letter, including salary requirements, to mara@greencityforce.org. Please indicate the position for which you are applying in the subject of your email. No phone calls, please....click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Brooklyn, NY

 

Community Outreach Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/12/16
Deadline 10/14/16. Position runs January - December 2017.
The AmeriCorps Community Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) will assist the University of Minnesota Extension in building the capacity of network partners and providing programming to connect people and communities to nature. The member will conduct community outreach, coordinate local events, blog about community initiatives, and develop recruitment plans and program delivery to better connect with conservation volunteers and underserved audiences.  The member will also implement a shared data system for partnering organizations. Questions? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator at recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x31. Apply Online: conservationcorps.org/apply...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Cloquet, MN

 

AmeriCorps Field Specialist
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/12/16
Deadline 10/14/16. Position runs January - December 2017.
Looking to build your field skills and get leadership experience? Apply to be a Field Specialist! The AmeriCorps Field Specialist (ages 18-25) provides training, education and leadership to corpsmembers, ensuring projects are done in an efficient, safe and consistent manner. The Specialist maintains equipment, conducts repairs, and assists with habitat restoration projects such as trail building, carpentry, wild land firefighting and prescribed burning. Around 85% of the Field Specialist’s time is spent in the field providing training and support to crews. Questions? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator at recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x31. Apply Online: conservationcorps.org/apply...click the link above for full position description.
Location: mulpitle locations throughout MN and IA (see full position description for details)

 

AmeriCorps Mapping and Outreach Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/12/16
Deadline 10/14/16. Position runs January - December 2017.
The AmeriCorps Mapping and Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) is based at the International Water Institute in Fargo, North Dakota. Under the guidance of an International Water Institute project supervisor, the Corpsmember will assist with GIS mapping projects, including gathering and analyzing data in ArcGIS. The member will also design education, outreach and promotional materials, and assist with watershed education programs in the Red River of the North Basin. Questions? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator at recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x31. Apply Online: conservationcorps.org/apply...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Fargo, ND

 

AmeriCorps Water Trails Specialist
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/12/16
Deadline 10/14/16. Position runs January - December 2017.
Get hands-on experience working with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources! The AmeriCorps Water Trails Specialist (ages 18-25) will assist DNR River Programs staff with field data collection using mobile units and process the data using GIS and other software tools. The Water Trails Specialist will also design signage plans and native planting plans for river restoration and water trail projects in site reviews, as well as other facets of project planning. Corpsmember will work alongside natural resource professionals to build their skillset and complete conservation projects. Questions? Contact recruit@conservationcorps.orgApply Online: conservationcorps.org/apply...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Des Moines, IA

 

Coastal Restoration Field Coordinator
Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks
Posted 9/8/16

Open until filled
The field coordinator is responsible for the successful completion of program goals as it pertains to conservation and coastal restoration projects. The field coordinator is also responsible for developing and maintaining project partnerships, facilitating membership growth, and supporting and supervising field operations. This position will work directly under the Coastal Restoration Program Manager. Any questions please contact Samantha Alcozer at SAlcozer@americanyouthworks.org
Location: Houston, TX

  

Crew Leaders
Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks
Posted 9/8/16

Hiring on a rolling basis
Texas Conservation Corps is looking for Crew Leaders to lead our conservation crews for our 2017 season. If you have at experience in a conservation corps we encourage you to apply! Crew Leaders will co-lead a crew of eight in various conservation projects. Training include S212 and Wilderness First Aid. Crew leader training will start on November 28th, 2016. This position goes until end of November 2017. We have four different crews: 

  • Trails Across Texas - Our trail specific crew that works in State Parks across Texas. 
  • Field Crews - Conservation work throughout the region. Past crews have worked in Texas, Mississippi, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Colorado. Projects often include trail work, invasive species removal, chainsaw projects, and other various habitat restoration work. 
  • Disaster Response Teams - These crews work in Texas doing various conservation work on public lands. When a disaster strikes, these teams are deployed for weeks at a time to assist communities get back to a new normal. 
  • Coastal Restoration - Based near Houston, projects include but are not limited to invasive species management, habitat restoration, felling of hazardous trees, installation of erosion control barriers, fire fuels mitigation, clearing and restoration of trails. 

Any questions please contact Samantha Alcozer at SAlcozer@americanyouthworks.org
Location: Austin, TX or Houston, TX

 

Crew Members
Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks
Posted 9/8/16

Hiring on a rolling basis
Texas Conservation Corps has member positions open for several of our crews! Interested in learning how to chainsaw? How to maintain and build trails? Want to live outside, camping all over the great state of Texas? This may be the job for you! No experience is necessary. We have 6 month (900 hours) and 11 month (1700 hours) terms available. Application links can be found on the American YouthWorks website (scroll to bottom). Any questions please contact Samantha Alcozer at SAlcozer@americanyouthworks.org
Location: Austin, TX, San Antonio, TX, or Houston, TX

 

Program Director - AmeriCorps Field Crew
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/7/16
Application deadline: COB on 9/16/16
Position Summary: This position is responsible for overseeing the effective planning, management, development, sustainability, and growth for all aspects of the AmeriCorps Field Crew Program. 
Relationships: The Program Director reports to the Senior Director of Programs, also based at Corps headquarters in Saint Paul, MN. The Program Director oversees program staff for AmeriCorps Field Crews in Minnesota and Iowa and directly supervises Program/District Managers based in Duluth, Brainerd, Saint Paul, Mankato and Ames. Currently, these programs enroll more than 200 AmeriCorps members each year. 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The Program Director must have experience commensurate with at least 3 years of progressive leadership experience in non-profits, preferably with a conservation service corps or related entity. This employee must have supervisory experience, preferably with the young adult age group, and demonstrated human relations skills. This person must have leadership skills, characterized by the ability to gain respect, supervise, mentor, delegate authority, and positively influence others and the ability to work cooperatively in an interconnected, team environment in order to achieve results. The ability to effectively interact and communicate with people from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds and experience in workforce development is essential. The Program Director must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Corps’ mission and be able to articulate the organization to others. A four-year degree in a related field is preferred...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: Saint Paul, MN

 

Case Manager
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 9/1/16
Preferred Start Date: 9/12/16
The Case Manager: Resources position is responsible for developing and facilitating Career-Readiness Training and lifeskills classes and providing intensive post-program support and follow-up. The position is also responsible for managing the community resource needs of Corpsmembers and students across the organization, both on a group and individual basis. Reports to the Program Coordinator: College and Careers...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

Hawaii Invasive Species Team Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 9/1/16
Leader Dates (tentative) include training and pre/post season tasks: September 26, 2016 – January 7, 2017 | Member Program Dates (tentative): October 9, 2016 – December 31, 2016
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks one experienced conservation leader to manage members for the Hawaii Invasive Species Team for a 4 month period. The SCA is fielding one crew, with one leader and four members, to remove invasive species (wildlife and plants) on Maui in partnership with the University of Hawai’i.  This crew will be the first year of partnership between the University of Hawai’I, Maui Invasive Species Committee, and the SCA. Primary Responsibilities: Crew Manager - Ensure successful, quality, and timely work for a five person team; Guide crew dynamics and facilitate teamwork; Actively manage project/ member risk to maintain a safe work environment | Technical Advisor - Assist in the technical skills training of corps members; Manage the quality & technique of work performed; Promote leadership development within team and evaluate success & potential | Partnership Representative - Manage relationship with agency partner(s); Work collaboratively with agency on program logistics; Ensure successful and timely completion of work project | Program Administrator - Communicate with SCA field support staff; Complete required program reporting and documentation; Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project; Ensure compliance with all SCA Risk Management policies & procedures...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Maui, HI

 

Catalina Island Trails Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 9/1/16
Leader Training (Oakland, CA): September 26 – October 2, 2016 | Member Program Dates (tentative): October 9, 2016 – January 28, 2017
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults on the fall Catalina Island Trail Corps team. The SCA is fielding one crew to work with the Catalina Island Conservancy to construct ten miles of new trail.  The project will consist of digging out a benchcut along pre-existing social and animal trails, with minimal structure work. Primary Responsibilities: act as a Crew Manager guiding crew dynamics and facilitating teamwork; function as a Technical Advisor assisting in training corps members to complete quality work; serve as a Partnership Representative managing relationship with agency partner and ensuring successful and timely completion of work projects; perform tasks as a Program Administrator by communicating with SCA staff, completing documentation and managing a budget...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Training in Oakland, CA. Work on Catalina Island, CA

 

WildCorps Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 9/1/16
Leader Dates (tentative):  September 4, 2016 - September 2017 | Program Dates (tentative): October 2, 2016 – August 13, 2017
WildCorps is a unique part of SCA’s Desert Restoration Corps (DRC) which is a partnership between SCA and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  This partnership has produced nearly a decade of monitoring, preserving, and repairing fragile habitat in the Mojave and Colorado Deserts of Southern California.  WildCorps – comprised of 4 members and 1 leader – is scheduled for an 8 month season. The position will be based out of Ridgecrest, CA.  The Project Leader will lead the crew in projects that may include, though are not limited to: water, wildlife, and resource monitoring; invasive species monitoring and management; trail work and assessment; fence construction/removal; public outreach events and Off-Highway Vehicle (OHV) restoration. During the field-based hitches of 10days in length, the crew will live and work out of tent camps in close proximity to worksites.  Occasionally, projects may require the crew to backpack into Wilderness Areas.  Field-life is rugged, and while on hitch, members should expect to live without electricity, running water, and cell phone reception; additionally, while on hitch, this program is alcohol and tobacco free.  Members will typically have 4 days off between hitches. Check out the Desert Restoration Corps homepage for an in-depth look at what our WildCorps and other DRC crews have been up to...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Ridgecrest, CA

 

Anscestral Lands Tucson Local Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 8/31/16
2 positions available - open until filled. Official start date 10/10/16.
The Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) will be operating a 5 week Ancestral Lands local crew based out of Tucson, AZ for the upcoming fall 2016 project season. This project is in collaboration with Saguaro National Park to improve local lands, share cultural knowledge and philosophies, and provide service opportunities to young Native American adults in the Tucson area. This program is designed to provide members with a basic pay-wage, conservation and job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work, personal and professional development as well as ASU-guided programming and career mentorship that enables members to develop skills and capacity to find meaningful employment following the program. Tribal affiliation is preferred but not required for position. Summary: The Local Crew Leader’s primary role is to provide leadership, logistical and field support to the AZCC Tucson Ancestral Lands crew for a total of 5 project weeks including an orientation. The crew will be working 10 hour days, 4 days a week in addition to participating in education, training days, and employment-track opportunities on Friday's. This is a full-time commitment.Projects will include desert restoration, fencing, invasive species removal, and trail work. Though the position is primarily field-based, it may also require occasional office presence based on organizational and program needs. This position will require employee to work occasional extra days to accomplish duties. The Crew Leader will be responsible for the management of projects and partners as well as successful AZCC crew outcomes. The Crew Leader will share leader responsibilities with a co-leader...click the link above for full position description and application.
Location: based in Tucson, AZ

 

Fall 2016 Crew Member
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Re-posted 8/26/16
Position runs August - November 2016
Canyon Country Youth Corps has officially started hiring for crew members for our Fall (August – November) season! We are looking for motivated, hard working individuals, ages 18+, who would like to live and work in beautiful places while learning valuable skills such as chainsaw use and maintenance, fencing, and trail building. You’ll get dirty, work hard, and make lifelong memories. On top of a weekly living stipend of $300, crew members will be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award upon their completion of the season. No experience necessary! We will train you in everything you need to know for a successful season! For more information or to submit your online application please visit our website at: http://www.fourcornersschool.org/canyon-country-youth-corps/apply
Location: Crews operate in Four Corners area. Based out of Monticello, UT

 

Corpsmember
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 8/26/16
Position begins immediately. Runs until October 11, 2016.
The Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps is hiring two corpsmembers for the fall. Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps' mission is to develop lifelong workforce skills by connecting young people to the earth, cultures and traditions through historic preservation work and outdoor service. Crews (ages 18-25) will participate in on-the-job training to learn historic preservation trade skills and put those skills into practice working on a variety of projects throughout Minnesota. This position involves physically challenging, team-oriented work. Work is performed exclusively outdoors and all projects involve extended camping near the work project site. Applicants must be flexible to work 8 days in a row and then have 6 days off, now through mid-October. Food, campsites and group camping gear are provided while working on projects. Crews based in Duluth, MN., working throughout the state. Out of state applicants encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply, visit: http://www.northernbedrockcorps.org/position-openings/ Questions? Contact Operations Manager Alice Yonke, at (715) 630-8841, or email alice@northernbedrockcorps.org...click here for complete position description. 
Location: Based in Duluth, MN

 

Gila Watershed Partnership - Chainsaw Crew Member
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 8/26/16
6-month position, begins Monday, September 19, 2016

During the Fall/Winter 2016/2017 season crews will be working directly with the Gila Watershed Partnership (GWP) on a restoration project removing invasive species and reducing fire fuels using chainsaws and herbicide, and planting native species. AZCC offers opportunities for individuals to work in a crew environment on national lands throughout the southwestern United States and elsewhere. AZCC Camping Crews based out of Tucson perform conservation work throughout the nation, but mainly in Arizona and New Mexico. Crews typically work on 9-day on/5-day off schedules (Tuesday - Wednesday). During the 9-day “hitch” crews work together during the day, eat and camp together in the evening and learn together throughout. The crew member season will begin on Monday September 19th with one week of member orientation followed by one week of chainsaw training. This is a 6-month seasonal position, ending in late March. $275.00/wk USD | s212 Chainsaw equivalent certification | Meals provided during projects | Segal Americorps Education Award upon completion of term of service...click the link above for full position description and to apply.
Location: based in Tucson, AZ

 

Member - Fall Youth Corps Camping Crew
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 8/24/16
Program runs September 10 - October 15, 2016
The Fall Youth Corps Camping (YCCamping) program is a residential program that combines education and job skill training with outdoor adventure for ages 16 to 19. With the guidance of experienced field staff, youth crew members work on conservation, reforestation, and recreation projects, while developing leadership skills and learning how to work as a team. Crews camp in the field for their entire session, traveling to a new project each week. Click here for program flyerTO APPLY – visit Northwest Youth Corps' online application system by click on the following link - http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/joinNYC/...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Eugene, OR

 

Accountant
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 8/24/16
Deadline to apply = COB 9/7/16
The Accountant provides overall direction for financial management, accounting and budgeting functions, ensuring the Corps meets its budget targets for operation income and expenses. The Accountant is responsible for proactively establishing appropriate fiscal policies, controls and separation of duties to ensure sound fiscal practices in compliance with GAAP, OMB regulations and funding requirements. The Accountant also provides timely and accurate analysis of the organization’s fiscal condition and trends in order to assist the Executive Director and Board in performing their fiduciary responsibilities. To apply, submit resume and cover letter to HR@conservationcorps.org. Questions? Contact Jim Kaczrowski at 651.209.9900 x21.
Location: Saint Paul, MN

 

Northwest Minnesota District Manager
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 8/23/16
Deadline to apply 9/6/16. Position scheduled to start mid to late September 2016.
The Northwest District Manager is responsible for all aspects of regional AmeriCorps Field Crew Program operations in the northwestern region of Minnesota. Responsibilities include: program planning; service project solicitation, project contracting and management; external relations; AmeriCorps member personnel management; day-to-day program operations; and delegation of responsibilities to and supervision of the Assistant District Manager and Field Coordinator. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to: HR@conservationcorps.org. Questions? Contact AmeriCorps Field Programs Director Candice McElroy at 651.209.9900 x 24....click the link above for full position description. 
Location: based in Brainerd, MN

 

Payroll Manager
LA Conservation Corps
Posted 8/23/16
Position open until filled
Reporting to the Controller, the Payroll Manager position is responsible for the supervision of Payroll staff in the production of timely and accurate payroll. The Payroll Manager ensures the timely payment of earned salaries thus allowing the effective operation of programs of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps...click the linke above for full position description and application details.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 

 

Crew Supervisor
LA Conservation Corps
Posted 8/23/16
Position open until filled
The Crew Supervisor implements the mission of the LA Conservation Corps by using his/her leadership, supervisory and technical skills to develop the educational and work skills of young people enabling them to advance their own educational, personal and career opportunities. The crew supervisor is responsible for the supervision, work project coordination, recruitment, education support, and other leadership responsibilities for a team of 5-12 program participants’ ages 18-24 years old. The Crew Supervisor provides the closest personal contact with corpsmembers in the work environment. It is their ability to relate, train and motivate that enables the corpsmembers to create stronger ties to their communities through community involvement and service, explore avenues for personal growth and development in a respectful and nurturing environment and develop leadership skills to contribute to the advancement of all people...click the linke above for full position description and application details.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 

 

Case Manager
LA Conservation Corps
Posted 8/23/16
Position open until filled
The Case Manager provides a comprehensive program of services to Corps participants based on a professional assessment of each participant’s needs and availability of internal and community resources. The ultimate goal of the Case Manager’s work is to secure services to provide young people with an opportunity for developing life, educational and work skills to advance their own personal and career opportunities...click the linke above for full position description and application details.
Location: Los Angeles, CA 

 

Program Coordinator
LA Conservation Corps
Posted 8/23/16
Position open until filled
The Program Coordinator implements the mission of the Corps by using his or her leadership and technical skills to develop the educational and work skills of young people, enabling them to advance in their own personal and career opportunities. The Program Coordinator (located at East LA Work Site) accomplishes this mission by supervising and leading crew supervisors who are responsible for the immediate supervision and development of young people (corpsmembers). The Program Coordinator also ensures that the communities served receive high quality natural resources, recycling and conservation projects. Other duties assigned as needed...click the linke above for full position description and application details.
Location: Los Angeles, CA

 

Accountant I
LA Conservation Corps
Posted 8/23/16
Position open until filled
Reporting to the Accounts Payable Supervisor, this position is responsible for all aspects of Accounts Payable and health benefits including: issuing purchase orders, review of all invoices to ensure payment in a timely manner, data entry, production of checks using a computerized accounting system, preparation of preliminary check registers and producing checks. Maintains filing related to Accounts Payable including, trace reports, check registers, consultant and lease agreements (rent and vehicles). This position has interaction with Corps staff at all levels of the organization (supervisors, managers, directors, senior directors)...click the linke above for full position description and application details.
Location: Los Angeles, CA

 

Field Manager
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 8/18/16
Position runs September 2016 - April 2017
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is seeking a Field Manager to expand our trail expertise capacity.  Strong candidates will have the skills to provide layout and design, trail solutions, technical trail building expertise and support, construction management, and training to volunteers and Corps members.  The Field Manager will work closely with Trail Conference staff, volunteers and numerous partner agencies and contracted clients.  This is a part-time temporary position offering a competitive salary and substantial potential for professional growth....click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in Mahwah, NJ

 

Gila Watershed Partnership Assistant Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 8/17/16
Deadline 9/4/16. Position runs Sept. 5, 2016 - April 2017
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) Tucson Office seeks qualified candidates for AssistantCrew Leader positions for the Fall/Winter 2016/2017 season. AZCC offers opportunities for individuals to work in a crew environment on national lands throughout the southwestern United States and elsewhere. Successful crew leaders are self-motivated, energetic and tenacious – they understand the value of hard work in the outdoors and are driven to excellence in conservation. AZCC Camping Crews based out of Tucson perform conservation work throughout the nation, but mainly in Arizona and New Mexico. Crews typically work on 9-day on/5-day off schedules (Tuesday - Wednesday). During the 9-day “hitch” crews work together during the day, eat and camp together in the evening and learn together throughout. The crew member season will begin on Monday September 19th with one week of member orientation followed by one week of chainsaw training. Assistant Crew leaders will start on September 5th 2016 before members arrive to receive training. During the Fall/Winter 2016/2017 season crews will be working directly with the Gila Watershed Partnership (GWP) on a restoration project removing invasive species and reducing fire fuels using chainsaws. The Assistant Crew Leader (ACL) is responsible for facilitating a positive Corpsmember experience.  This is done by creating a positive attitude within the crew about the workday, the project, and the Corps as a whole...click here for full position description and application.
Location: based in Tucson, AZ

 

Veteran Fire Corps Vegetation Monitoring Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 8/17/16
Deadline 9/4/16. Position runs Sept. 5, 2016 - Dec. 16, 2016
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) Tucson Office seeks qualified candidates for Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader positions for the Fall 2016 season. AZCC offers opportunities for individuals to work in a crew environment on national lands throughout the southwestern United States and elsewhere. Successful crew leaders are self-motivated, energetic and tenacious – they understand the value of hard work in the outdoors and are driven to excellence in conservation. AZCC and Conservation Legacy are proud to be celebrating the 7th continuous year of operating the Veteran’s Fire Corps. The VFC aims to retrain recent era military veterans for careers in conservation, fuels management, and wildland fire-fighting. VFC programs accomplish this goal by immersing participants in a conservation crew experience. At the conclusion of a program members are aided in the transition to federal wildland firefighting jobs. The 2016 Fall AZCC Veteran Fire Corps will run crews out of the Tucson office, working with the United States Forest Service. Crews typically work on 9-day on/5-day off schedules (Tuesday - Wednesday). During the 9-day “hitch” crews work together during the day, eat and camp together in the evening and learn together throughout. The crew member season will include one week of orientation. Crew Leaders will start on September 5th before members arrive for orientation and training. This VFC crew’s primary work activity will be to sample and measure vegetation associated with planned or implemented hazardous fuels projects.  Crew members will be expected to navigate across various terrain and ecosystem types to designated plot locations and sample existing vegetation based on provided protocols.  Plots will be located on several different forests across the Southwestern region (Arizona and New Mexico)...click here for full position description and application.
Location: The crew will report out of Payson Arizona, will be supported from Conservation Legacy's operational bases in Tucson or Flagstaff and travel to designated forests by vehicle for each “hitch”

 

Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 8/17/16
Deadline 9/4/16. Position runs Sept. 5, 2016 - Dec. 2016
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) Tucson Office seeks qualified candidates for Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader positions for the Fall 2016 season. AZCC offers opportunities for individuals to work in a crew environment on national lands throughout the southwestern United States and elsewhere. Successful crew leaders are self-motivated, energetic and tenacious – they understand the value of hard work in the outdoors and are driven to excellence in conservation. AZCC and Conservation Legacy are proud to be celebrating the 7th continuous year of operating the Veteran’s Fire Corps. The VFC aims to retrain recent era military veterans for careers in conservation, fuels management, and wildland fire-fighting. VFC programs accomplish this goal by immersing participants in a conservation crew experience. Over the course of a typical 3 – 6 month season corps members receive training in wildland firefighting, chainsaw operation and a variety of other topics. Members then go on to serve as members of a fire-fuels conservation crew, performing a variety of forestry and conservation work on Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and US Forest Service land in Arizona and New Mexico. At the conclusion of a program members are aided in the transition to federal wildland firefighting jobs. The 2016 Fall AZCC Veteran Fire Corps will run crews out of the Tucson office, working with the United States Forest Service. Crews typically work on 9-day on/5-day off schedules (Tuesday - Wednesday). During the 9-day “hitch” crews work together during the day, eat and camp together in the evening and learn together throughout. The crew member season will include one week of orientation followed by two weeks of basic firefighter training. Crew Leaders will start before members arrive for orientation and training...click here for full position description and application.
Location: based in Tucson, AZ

 

Regional Director
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 8/16/16
Screening begins 9/19/16
The Regional Director is responsible for the overall operation and management of one of MCC’s four regional locations. Primary duties include leading, tone setting, and supervising regional staff to assure high-quality program implementation, project development and coordination, community outreach, and partnership cultivation. The Regional Director is the primary liaison between the State and regional office and must develop and maintain a good working relationship with a wide variety of project and community partners. The position has recurring access to vulnerable populations. This is a full-time, exempt position based in Helena, Montana. Find the full position description and online application here.
Location: based in Helena, MT

 

Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmember (Driver)
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 8/11/16
Position runs 8/29/16 - 12/16/16
Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive year-long program that offers leadership development and an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs.  They build critical professional skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way.  MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in Denver, Co

 

New York Excelsior Corps Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association - SCA
Posted 8/11/16
Program begins December 2016 or January 2017. Runs to November 26, 2017
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks an experienced, quality oriented outdoor leader to supervise a team of 10 corps members as part of the Conservation Stewardship team.  This team will be responsible for completing habitat and cultural resource restoration projects including invasive species removal, trail maintenance and construction projects, and campground maintenance projects with the SCA Excelsior Corps. SCA Excelsior Corps works in partnership with the NYS Governor’s Office, the NYS Commission on National and Community Service (AmeriCorps), the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, the NYS Environmental Facilities Corps add the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.  The program will be housed out of the SUNY Morrisville Campus and will complete projects around the state of New York...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in 
Morrisville, NY

 

Evaluation Coordinator
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 8/10/16
Conservation Corps North Bay serves more than 300 youth annually and has a budget of more than $6 million. Please visit www.ccnorthbay.org to learn more. The Evaluation Coordinator will oversee data tracking, support program managers in their program evaluation efforts, and develop and maintain coordinated processes across all of the organization’s program areas to collect and make meaning of data from program and service delivery. The purpose of CCNB’s evaluation work is to identify program and service delivery improvements that will result in an increase in participant retention, engagement and post-program success....click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: San Rafael, CA

 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 2 (NRCS2) - Sonoma County
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 8/10/16
The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 2 will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning. The NRCS will help Corpsmembers to achieve their work readiness and skill development goals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor (NRCS2) is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults. The NRCS 2 will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration, and trail building. Other duties may be assigned...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: San Rafael, CA

 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 2 (NRCS2) - Marin County
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 8/10/16
The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 2 will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning. The NRCS will help Corpsmembers to achieve their work readiness and skill development goals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor (NRCS2) is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults. The NRCS 2 will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration, and trail building. Other duties may be assigned...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: San Rafael, CA

 

Field Programs Lead Supervisor (FPLS) - Sonoma County
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 8/10/16
The FPLS is responsible for crew instruction and quality assurance on technical natural resources projects; daily logistics support for all field crews; vacation and sick coverage for Natural Resources Crew Supervisors; technical training for Natural Resources staff and Corpsmembers; and fleet, facilities, and tool maintenance...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: Cotati, CA

 

Field Programs Lead Supervisor (FPLS) - Marin County
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 8/10/16
The FPLS is responsible for crew instruction and quality assurance on technical natural resources projects; daily logistics support for all field crews; vacation and sick coverage for Natural Resources Crew Supervisors; technical training for Natural Resources staff and Corpsmembers; and fleet, facilities, and tool maintenance...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: San Rafael, CA

 

Corps Member
Washington Conservation Corps
Posted 8/3/16
Program starts 10/3/16
Serve your community, improve habitat for fish and wildlife, and build your path to the future by joining the Washington Conservation Corps! We are now recruiting 300 member positions on our crews located statewide. Gain hands-on experience protecting and restoring the environment: The Washington Conservation Corps serves outdoor year-round to protect and enhance Washington’s natural resources and deploys, as needed, on local and national disaster response. Develop your résumé: Trail building, restoration planting, and invasive species removal are just a few of the tasks that you will experience while in the WCC. In addition, the WCC provides high quality, career-transferable, paid trainings (such as Swift Water Rescue, Wilderness First Responder, and Rigging Applications). Gain college credits: Earn transferable college credits through a new partnership with Walla Walla Community College. Six-months or more with Washington Conservation Corps qualifies as Cooperative Work Experience (internship) credits through WWCC, or you can complete a WWCC class at a WCC conference. Requirements: Must be 18-25 years old, with limited exceptions made for recently returned military veterans*. Members earn $9.47 hourly and receive an AmeriCorps Education Award of $5,775 (scholarship) upon successful completion of 12-month contract (1700 hours). Educational loan forbearance and health insurance is available. Apply Online: www.ecy.wa.gov/wcc *Age restrictions do not apply to Gulf War era II reservists, dependents, and veterans.
Location: Positions open across Washington

 

Corps Member - Big Sky Watershed Corps
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 7/26/16
Program runs 1/9/17 - 11/17/17
GAIN PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE AND HELP PROTECT AND PRESERVE MONTANA'S WATERSHEDS! The Big Sky Watershed Corps (BSWC) is an AmeriCorps program created through collaboration between the Montana Conservation Corps, the Montana Watershed Coordination Council and the Soil and Water Conservation Districts of Montana.  The BSWC utilizes community based initiatives to protect, preserve and restore local watersheds throughout Montana. Primary duties of the Big Sky Watershed Corps Member (CM) include working with the Host Site staff to complete tasks related to project design and implementation, community outreach and education, volunteer generation and management and reporting functions.  The CM works under the direct supervision of the Host Site Supervisor and the Big Sky Watershed Corps Program Manager to ensure successful completion of program objectives.  The CM is an AmeriCorps Member and is entitled to the benefit package offered to all AmeriCorps Members. Apply here:  http://mtcorps.org/join/big-sky-watershed-corps-member...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based out of Bozeman, MT

 

Program Director - Youth and Individual Placements
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 7/25/16
Apply by 8/5/16
This position is responsible for overseeing the effective planning, management, development, sustainability, and growth for all aspects of the Youth and Individual Placement Programs. Relationships: The Program Director reports to the Senior Director of Programs. The Program Director oversees program staff for a variety of youth and individual placement programs. Currently, these programs enroll approximately 300+ high school aged youth and 100+ young adults each year. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The Program Director must have experience commensurate with at least 3 years of progressive leadership experience in non-profits, preferably with a conservation service corps or related entity. This employee must have supervisory experience, preferably with the youth and young adult age groups and experience in workforce development. A thorough knowledge of human relations skills is essential. This employee must be able to effectively interact and communicate with people from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds. Furthermore, the ability to work cooperatively in an interconnected, team environment in order to achieve results is essential. This person must have leadership skills, characterized by the ability to gain respect, supervise, mentor, delegate authority, and positively influence others. The Program Director must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the Corps’ mission and be able to articulate the organization to others. A four-year degree in a related field is preferred...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Saint Paul, MN

 

Logistics Assistant
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 7/25/16
Deadline 8/5/16. Seasonal employment through December 22nd. 
The Logistics Assistant’s primary responsibility is to logistically support crews with equipment, tools, vehicles, and food.  Evening, overnight and weekend work is required on occasion.  The ability to maintain a flexible schedule is a must. To Apply:  Send cover letter and resume to Russ Dickerson, Operations Director.  Application deadline is:  8/5/2016, review of application materials will begin as soon as they are received. Click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Tucson, AZ   

 

Program Director – Four Corners Region
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 7/22/16

Position open until filled, preference given to applicants prior to August 15thStart Date: October 1st 2016 preferred
Summary: The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a program of the non-profit service organization, Conservation Legacy, that is built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933 – 1942. SCC provides youth and young adults opportunities to complete conservation projects on public lands throughout the Four Corners region. While serving with SCC members receive training on job skills, conflict resolution, leadership, teamwork, and environmental stewardship. Programs are developed using a step ladder approach to provide a progression of skill development based on a member’s needs. Members receive a weekly living allowance, training, and an AmeriCorps Education Award (for qualifying individuals). The Four Corners office runs field programs year round.  May-October is the peak season during which the region operates approximately 10 crews at a time. Anywhere from 110 to 170 young adults participate in the Four Corners program each year.  The Four Corners office serves youth, young adults and recent era Veterans with crew based and intern programming. Position Description: The Program Director (PD) is responsible for the execution and overall quality of all programs run out of SCC’s Four Corners (Durango, CO) office. The PD manages the administrative and logistical details of the program, serves as the information/communication hub for program staff, oversees operational support of crews, supervises staff providing support to crews in the field, and maintains timely and effective communication with project partners. The position is approximately 80% office-based and 20% field based, with field visits that may include overnight stays.  Crew Leader Training season, April-May, requires a strong and consistent field presence from the PD. The PD must be available for emergency trips to the field.  The Program Director reports to the Regional Director (RD). Salary: Group 4 ($36-40K annually). Status: Full Time, Exempt, Regular. Benefit Eligible: Full
Location: Durango, CO

 

Crew Member- The Palmetto Conservation Corps
Palmetto Conservation Foundation
Posted 7/22/16
Runs September 6, 2016- February 2017
The Palmetto Conservation Corps is dedicated to developing future conservation leaders through education and service. The Corps works to improve public lands and communities through conservation projects, community partnerships and outreach, service-learning, and environmental education. In this program, you will have the opportunity to complete hands on service in trail building, disaster relief, environmental education, invasive species mitigation, and service-learning while also developing your leadership skills. Housing is provided, as is transportation to and from service sites. Camping will be a requirement of the program during some projects, however, necessary camping gear will be provided. Crew Members live and work outdoors as part of a 10 person crew (including 2 crew leaders), completing various conservation projects throughout South Carolina. Crews are trained to use a variety of hand tools to complete projects, which may include trail building, trail repair, invasive species removal, re-vegetation, riparian zone restoration, and more. No conservation experience is needed but a love of the outdoors will be necessary. Crew members must be willing to work hard, maintain positive attitudes with atypical work days and work well as part of a team. To apply or for more information, email Rachel Price, AmeriCorps Program Director, at rprice@palmettoconservation.org
Location: South Carolina

 

Crew Leader- The Palmetto Conservation Corps
Palmetto Conservation Foundation
Posted 7/22/16
Runs August 22, 2016- July 2017
The Palmetto Conservation Corps is dedicated to developing future conservation leaders through education and service. The Corps works to improve public lands and communities through conservation projects, community partnerships and outreach, service-learning, and environmental education. In this program, you will have the opportunity to complete hands on service in trail building, disaster relief, environmental education, invasive species mitigation, and service-learning while also developing your leadership skills. Housing is provided, as is transportation to and from service sites. Camping will be a requirement of the program during some projects, however, necessary camping gear will be provided. Crew Leaders live and serve outdoors as part of a 10 person crew (8 crew members and 2 crew leaders), completing various conservation projects throughout South Carolina. Crews are trained to use a variety of hand tools to complete projects, which may include trail building, trail repair, invasive species removal, re-vegetation, riparian zone restoration, and more. Crew leaders will need to have had some exposure to similar conservation projects in the past. Crew Leaders must be willing to motivate and lead crew members, work hard, maintain positive attitudes with atypical service days, and work well as part of a team. To apply or for more information, email Rachel Price, AmeriCorps Program Director, at rprice@palmettoconservation.org.
Location: South Carolina

 

Middle Rio Grande Program Manager
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - New Mexico
Posted 7/14/16
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - NM  is looking for a dynamic leader to support a growing program in Albuquerque, NM.  The Middle Rio Grande program works with a diverse group of partners in the conservation field to engage young adults through positive youth development practices.  Strong candidates for this position will have experience working in conservation and with young adults, effective leadership and communication skills, and are self-motivated and mission driven. Interested individuals can send resume and cover letter to Ben Thomas at ben@youthcorps.org
Location: based in Albuquerque, NM

 

Senior Finance Coordinator
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - New Mexico
Posted 7/14/16
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - NM is accepting résumés for a Senior Finance Coordinator.  This is a year round, full time position, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, with additional time as required by Corps activities.  This is a Taos-based position. Click here or the link above to view the complete job description for this position.  Résumés can be submitted in person, faxed to 575-751-1136, or e-mailed to Miki Huntley at miki@youthcorps.org    
Location: based in Taos, NM

 

Crewmembers - Fall Trail Crew
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 7/11/16
Canyon Country Youth Corps is looking for Crewmembers for our Fall Trail Crew!
CCYC is a conservation corps (based in Monticello, UT) that works on projects such as trail construction, invasive plant species removal (with chainsaws!), fencing and much more. You will be working alongside a crew of 6-7 crewmembers in backcountry settings. This is a unique opportunity to camp and work in remote and beautiful places! This position pays $300 per week (paid biweekly) and you are also eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award that you can use towards college tuition, trade school, student loans, earning a license or certification, or any other accredited educational institution. We are looking for candidates who have a strong work ethic, good teamwork skills, and are excited to work in the outdoors! Please visit our website for more details and to apply: http://www.fourcornersschool.org/canyon-country-youth-corps/apply 
Location: based in Monticello, UT

 

Crewmembers - Fall Invasive Species Removal Crew
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 7/11/16
Canyon Country Youth Corps is looking for Crewmembers for our Fall Invasive Species Removal Crew!
CCYC is a conservation corps (based in Monticello, UT) that works on projects such as trail construction, invasive plant species removal (with chainsaws!), fencing and much more. You will be working alongside a crew of 6-7 crewmembers in backcountry settings. This is a unique opportunity to camp and work in remote and beautiful places! This position pays $300 per week (paid biweekly) and you are also eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award that you can use towards college tuition, trade school, student loans, earning a license or certification, or any other accredited educational institution. We are looking for candidates who have a strong work ethic, good teamwork skills, and are excited to work in the outdoors! Please visit our website for more details and to apply: http://www.fourcornersschool.org/canyon-country-youth-corps/apply 
Location: based in Monticello, UT

 

 



Additional Resource

Conservation Job Resource Guide - compiled in Nov. 2011 from Member Corps, UPDATED February 2014  

By Kyra Alvez-Moats and Erin Cochran (as part of their service with the former Northwest Service Academy)

 

Field Boss
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 10/5/16
Positions open until filled
Application review begins mid-October. Start Date: January 31, 2017
The UCC Field Boss is an AmeriCorps position responsible for providing direct leadership and support to UCC field crews and assisting UCC field staff in seasonal trainings and logistical coordination.  The Field Boss is an integral member of UCC field operations, ensuring that UCC crews are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality conservation service in a positive, safe, and productive environment. UCC supports our Field Bosses in gaining advanced conservation corps leadership experience and attaining high level technical skills training during their term while interfacing with in-field operations and field office administration.  They conclude their time with UCC equipped with the skills and experience for a conservation related career. Click on the job title above for the full position description.
Location: 
Positions available based in Logan, Salt Lake City**, and Cedar City, UT. Frequent travel to project sites throughout the region.

 

Crew Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 10/5/16
Positions open until filled
Application review begins mid-October. Start Date: February 13, 2017.
The UCC Crew Leader is an AmeriCorps position where the member first participates in UCC’s Crew Leader Development Program and then takes on direct leadership of a UCC field crew for the remainder of their term.  The spring field season is spent in a “Crew Leader In-Training” capacity working on a crew with fellow trainees and developing leadership and conservation skills.  Upon demonstrating necessary skills and competencies, the leader moves into a full Crew Leader role for summer and fall field seasons. After the crew leader development season, Crew Leaders are fully responsible for preparing and leading a 4-8 person crew in conservation project work, as well as upholding UCC values, ensuring that UCC policies and procedures are followed, facilitating education time with their crew, communicating with project sponsors, and recording & reporting important weekly project outcome data and other documentation. UCC supports our Crew Leaders in their goals to develop solid leadership skills while completing conservation service work.  We are looking for folks who have demonstrated a positive attitude in the face of adversity, commitment to the environment and to people, grit, flexibility, solid work ethic, and self-motivation. Click on the job title above for full position description.
Location: 
Positions available based in Logan, Salt Lake City**, and Cedar City, UT. Travel to project sites throughout the region.