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Communications Intern
The Corps Network
Posted 4/4/16
Position begins May/June 2016
The Corps Network seeks a (one) Communications Intern. Working with the Communications Manager, the intern will help write articles, blog posts and press releases; assist with social media and email outreach; assist with basic website maintenance; help with event planning and implementation; and help prepare visual materials (handouts, videos, graphics, etc.). The selected candidate for this position will benefit from gaining experience with a wide range of communications tools. This position will provide the intern the opportunity to: have his/her written work published online; manage the back-end of a website; learn the basics of various software programs commonly used in the communications field. Intern will be compensated with a weekly stipend of $350. Click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: Washington, DC 

 


Featured Partners


Management and Youth Programs Assistant 
National Park Service - Intermountain Regional Office
Posted 9/6/16
Closes 9/14/16
Our office is hiring! A Management and Programs Assistant (Youth Programs) position is currently open on USAJob.gov. This is a term GS-06 position with GS-07 promotion potential, located in Lakewood, CO. We are looking for someone to help coordinate youth employment and engagement efforts between regional and park staff, non-profit partner organizations, and other state and local government efforts. Important skills include data management, partnership building, budgeting, using common computer programs (Google docs and the Microsoft suite are the main ones), writing/editing, and multitasking. Softer skills like good communication, multicultural competence, flexibility, teamwork, and sense of humor are also crucial! If you know anyone who may be interested in the position, please forward this on to them - particularly if they have a non-competitive hiring status such as Pathways, Public Land Corps, Peace Corps, AmeriCorps VISTA, VRA, or Schedule A. If you have questions about the position, please contact Tegan Plock (tegan_plock@nps.gov) or Ben Baldwin (ben_baldwin@nps.gov).
Location: Based in Lakewood, CO

 

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

 

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

 

1700-Hour AmeriCorps Environmental Steward Positions
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 9/20/16
Deadline 10/30/16
Training begins 1/9/17. Position runs 1/23/17 - 11/17/17
The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) 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 1700-hour term of service.  The 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 Mountain/Mount 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

 

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

 

YouthBuild Crew Leader: Health and Wellness
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 9/15/16
Preferred start date 10/10/16
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 full position description and application instructions.
Location: Denver, CO

 

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

 

Director of Conservation, Service and Stewardship
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education 
Re-Posted 8/31/16

Position begins 10/15/16
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

 

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)