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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 

 


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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.
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At Corps & Affiliate Members

 

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

 

Director of Conservation, Service and Stewardship
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education 
Posted 7/20/16

Position closes 8/15/16
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 go to: https://www.fourcornersschool.org/employment.
Location: based in Monticello, UT

 

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

 

Escalante River Watershed Partnership: Conservation Crew Member
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 7/11/16

Position Dates: August 22 - November 14, 2016 (this is a 3-month AmeriCorps position)
Crew Members live and work outdoors as part of a 4-8 person crew, completing various projects along the Escalante River.  Crews are trained to use chainsaws and a variety of hand tools to complete projects, which include invasive species removal, re-vegetation, riparian zone restoration, fire mitigation work and more. Crews will be in the field for 8 days in a row, with 6 days off. Crews will camp and work in the Escalante canyons for the duration of the project week and return to their Cedar City field office between project work. No conservation experience needed -- Love of the outdoors necessary -- Must be willing to work hard and be part of a team. Click the link above for more information. To apply call Sarah Haderlie at 435-590-8556 or go to usu.edu/ucc Click on Menu Then click on “Join UCC! – Apply”
Location: Work in Escalante, UT. Based out of Cedar City, UT

 

2016 Fall Military Veteran Chainsaw, Trail & Restoration Crew Member
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 7/8/16
Program runs 9/19/16 - 12/16/16
Spend your fall working and camping outside in some of Nevada’s premier natural areas as a Veteran Restoration Team Member with the Nevada Conservation Corps. Serve alongside fellow veteran and civilian AmeriCorps volunteers while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the Bureau of Land Management and local public land agencies in the Southern Nevada. Potential conservation projects may include recreational trail construction and maintenance, exotic species removal, habitat restoration, riparian restoration, illegal road decommissioning and more. The NCC strives to contribute real and meaningful improvements to Nevada’s public lands, and as such our crew related work focuses on on-the-ground implementation of conservation projects. As a member you will be in the field, swinging tools, planting plants, and getting your hands dirty every day of service.  The NCC is looking for members that understand the value of hard work and are ready to get in the field and get things done. This is an AmeriCorps position. Selected candidates will receive a living stipend of $4,000 for the season. The living stipend is a fixed amount, not an hourly wage or a salary. This stipend paid to members in bi-weekly installments throughout their term of service. Upon completion of AmeriCorps service members shall receive an additional education award in the amount of $1,515.55 that can be used for paying off student loans or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college. ...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: based out of Las Vegas, NV

 

Nevada Conservation Corps Education & Leadership Coordinator
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 7/7/16
Salaried position - open until filled
The Education and Leadership Coordinator will join GBI prepared to be part of the Nevada Conservation Corps team at our fast-paced conservation organization. This position will work closely with the Nevada Conservation Corps Program Director, Crew Coordinator, and other program staff. This individual is responsible for planning, coordinating and facilitating NCC’s educational program, including orientations, the Leadership Advancement Program, and additional educational and professional development opportunities for NCC AmeriCorps crew leaders and members. The Education and Leadership Coordinator will be responsible for maintaining and improving the educational curriculum of the NCC, and support burgeoning field crew leaders through their training program and throughout their season as new leaders in the field. Additional responsibilities include logistical and administrative support for NCC day-to-day operations, and assistance with the planning and coordination of volunteer events. This is full-time position that requires a flexible schedule and the ability to work in the field for up to eight days in a row, up to two times a month, and ability to travel throughout the state to support crews, depending on season...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: 
This position will be based out of GBI’s Southern Nevada office in Las Vegas, NV 

 

Community and Visitor Education and Interpretation Interns
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 7/6/16
Position runs October 2016 - March 2017 (26 weeks)
Member will provide national service at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, a host site for the Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Program.
Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting two interns to assist with development and completion of resource education programs and projects, including a wide range of formal and informal public and school-based education programs and projects. These will include hikes, lectures, demonstrations, field trips, workshops and activities.  Venues will include (but not be limited to) classrooms, fairs, trails, beaches, libraries and visitor centers.  Programs and projects will educate and inform the public about the significance and uniqueness of park resources, conservation and ecologically sound practices as well as the laws, rules, and regulations developed to protect park resources...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: Lake Mead NRA - Boulder City, NV

 

Recruitment & Outreach Coordinator
Texas Conservation Corps
Posted 7/6/16
Position open until filled
Under general supervision, the Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator will establish and administer programs for targeting recruitment and retention of members by making presentations to groups and, or individuals; will also coordinate recruitment efforts with program managers to anticipate and meet the evolving needs of the TxCC program. The Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator will nurture relationships with prospective members, manage on-going relationships and serves as primary point of contact for Alumni. The application for this position is available here: http://bit.ly/291pWsa. Under the direction of the TxCC Assistant Program Director:

  • Develop and execute outreach strategies that support TxCC’s recruitment goals;
  • Develop and pilot new recruitment strategies to meet increasing need for applicants and to engage a broader constituency of young people in our programs;
  • Interact with public and project partners, including extensive participation in recruitment events;
  • Coordinate social media presence for program
  • Type correspondence; and communicate open positions;
  • Communicate with and track all applicants to program;
  • Assist with required national service criminal history checks on incoming members;
  • Create and maintain Alumni programming;
  • Generate special reports / analysis and develop / implement new systems as required;
  • Regularly and routinely update databases;
  • Assist with AmeriCorps reporting;
  • Support member development initiatives
  • Support other staff with orientation, events, graduation, educational activities etc.
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned

Location: Austin, TX

 

Project Tracking Coordinator
Texas Conservation Corps
Posted 7/6/16
Position open until filled
The Project Tracking Coordinator is responsible for the successful operation of Fees for Service funding (FFS), processing member payroll, program and partner contract completion, and project data collection for the Texas Conservation Corps program. The application for this position is available here: http://bit.ly/28ZRpvW. Under the direction of the TxCC Assistant Program Director, the Project Tracking Coordinator will:

  • Assist in the Set up fee-for-service contracts and associated billing processes;
  • Assist Program Director with program budget;
  • Communicate with staff, students, partners and the community in a clear and effective manner;
  • Entry, implementation, and general management of daily project and partner database;
  • Produce separate partner billings on a monthly basis, track payments;
  • Work with local, state, and federal partners for the production and timely delivery of required reporting; create federal forms for contracts;
  • Coordinate the process of requests for funding (RFP) with all program staff;
  • Complete participant payroll;
  • Assist program staff with accurate grant reporting

Location: Austin, TX

 

Member Coordinator
Texas Conservation Corps
Posted 7/6/16
Position open until filled
Primary AmeriCorps contact with participants, Perform Payroll, Participant Tracking, Timekeeping, MIS, member files, Grant Compliance and other administrative tasks for the AYW Texas Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Programs. The application for this position is available here: http://bit.ly/29qvVpR. Under the direction of the TxCC Assistant Program Director:

  • Assist Program with all member needs, including but not limited to: Conducting and maintaining National Service Criminal History Checks for all AmeriCorps participants; Maintaining AmeriCorps member files and ensuring compliance; Ensuring all required documents are collected and appropriately filed; Tracking member service hours; Periodically self-auditing member and program files for discrepancies; Typing correspondence for participant and alumni, as requested; Disbursing bi-weekly member stipends; and Coordinating AmeriCorps member benefits, both with Summit America and Secondary Insurance;
  • Regularly and routinely update database with participant and performance outcomes;
  • Correspond and, or interface with administrative staff of AmeriCorps grant agencies;
  • Generate special reports and, or analysis for AmeriCorps reporting;
  • Assist in the develop and implementation of new systems as required;
  • Maintain compliance with grant programs including using e-grants portal for enrolling and exiting members;
  • Support other staff with orientation, events, graduation, educational activities and member development initiatives, etc.;
  • Attend and participate in weekly staff meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned

Location: Austin, TX

 

Corpsmember - Traditional Field Crew
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 7/6/16
Position runs 8/15/16 - 12/16
As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary. AZCC works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, tamarisk removal, herbicide applications, and many others...click here for more information and application instructions.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

 

Corpsmember - Verde Valley Chainsaw Crew
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 7/6/16
Position runs September 2016 - March 2017
As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary. AZCC works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, tamarisk removal, herbicide applications, and many others. These particular crews will work with the Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition in the Verde Valley. Project work will primarily include invasive species monitoring, treatment, and retreatment programs through the use of chainsaws, hand tools, and herbicide application...click here for more information and application instructions.
Location: working in Verde Valley, AZ. Based out of Flagstaff, AZ.

 

Corpsmember - Escalante Chainsaw Camping Crew
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 7/6/16
Position runs 8/15/16 - 12/16
As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary. AZCC works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Projects vary but will primarily entail invasive weed (tamarisk, Russian olive) treatments and removal through safe chainsaw operation. Other duties may include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, tamarisk removal, herbicide applications, and many others...click here for more information and application instructions.
Location: working in Escalante, UT. Based out of Flagstaff, AZ.

 

AmeriCorps Corps Member
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 6/30/16
AmeriCorps Corps Member positions are residential, seasonal full-time positions with VYCC. Crews will be comprised of four or seven AmeriCorps Corps Members ranging in age from 18-24 years old and one or two Crew Leaders. AmeriCorps Corps Members will be working in the field to successfully complete important projects such as trail restoration and maintenance, bridge and boardwalk construction, lean-to restoration, backcountry carpentry, and invasive species removal. These crews will work directly with staff from the Vermont Department of Forest, Parks, and Recreation (FPR), or with the United States Forest Service (USFS). You must be ready for a challenge, enjoy working in all weather conditions, and be prepared for physically demanding work...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in Richmond, VT

 

AmeriCorps Member - ACE Utah
American Conservation Experience
Posted 6/28/16
Position start dates: 7/15, 7/18
American Conservation Experience is seeking AmeriCorps Members dedicated to working 25 weeks in the outdoors with Chainsaw TrainingACE Corps Members share a passion for environmental conservation and volunteerism. ACE’s AmeriCorps Conservation program is meant to be a stepping stone to environmental careers and/or as a gateway to future leadership positions within ACE. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic young adults (18-25) looking to experience the great outdoors, receive valuable chainsaw training with plenty of trigger time and - most of all - have some fun! Corps members will play a role in conservation projects throughout the Southwest in parks such as Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, and Manti La Sal National Park. Conservation efforts include reforestation, habitat restoration, trail building and maintenance, invasive species removal and more...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in St. George, UT

 

Field Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Re-Posted 6/27/16
Recruiting now. Position runs 8/1/16 - 12/16/16.
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) Tucson Office seeks qualified candidates for Crew Leader positions for the Summer/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 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 (Monday - Wednesday). During the 9-day “hitch” crews work together during the day, eat and camp together in the evening and learn together throughout. Standard projects involve trail construction and maintenance, habitat restoration, facility maintenance, landscaping, invasive species removal, fuel thinning and more. Depending on the project and location, crews may spend some of their season in the backcountry. Fall 2016 offers many exciting projects in a variety of locations throughout the southwest. Potential areas include Tonto National Forest, Coronado National Forest, the Gila Watershed Partnership and more. Crew Leaders are responsible for oversight of all field-aspects of their crew including project work, camp life and crew dynamics. In addition to the Crew Leader, each crew will have 7 members including an Assistant Crew Leader. Together they will work as a conservation crew for the duration of the season...click the link above for full position description and how to apply.
Location: based in Tucson, AZ

 

Fall 2016 Crew Member
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 6/27/16
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 18-25, 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 $290, 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

 

Death Valley Nat'l Park - AmeriCorps Burned Area Restoration, Exotic Vegetation Control & Habitat Restoration Technician
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 6/27/16
Position begins October 2016

Looking for a unique experience exploring Death Valley National Park? This position offers the rare opportunity to venture off the beaten path and see areas of the park that remain largely unvisited by the public. Boasting the lowest elevation in the U.S. (282 ft. below sea level) and holding the record for the hottest recorded temperature on Earth, Death Valley covers a vast and varied expanse from salt-flat basins with sweeping sand dunes to snow-capped mountains extending more than 11,000 ft. into the sky. Opportunities for exploration and recreation are as diverse as the landscapes themselves. In cooperation with Death Valley National Park, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting two (2) AmeriCorps Interns to assist with cyclic maintenance of exotic vegetation at Scotty's Castle burned area. These members will survey, monitor, remove, and control exotics on a consistent basis within the burned area in order to help promote the reestablishment and growth of native vegetation, restore wildlife habitat(s), and restore the natural ecosystem of the burned area. Control of exotics and the restoration of the burned area will provide a revitalized wildlife habitat and enhance public enjoyment of the area. There will be additional opportunities to survey, monitor, remove, and control exotic vegetation at other riparian areas in the park. These areas include developed areas, roadsides, and/or remote backcountry and wilderness sites. Critical weeds to be controlled are salt cedar, non-native palms, annual mustards, Russian thistle, and a variety of other exotics and non-native plants. The primary goals of this project are (1) To improve the condition of highly visible and ecologically important park resources by controlling exotic plants and restoring wetland hydrologic functions, and (2) Expose youth volunteers to multiple aspects of resource management in a national park setting...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Death Valley National Park, CA

 

Fall Forestry Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 6/24/16
Position runs 8/23/16 - 11/18/16
The Fall Forestry Program (FF) is an intensive, team-based, 13 week-long program.  The FF Corpsmembers serve on conservation and environmental stewardship projects throughout the Denver metro area while engaging in meaningful education activities.  Corpsmembers have the choice to serve on either a Hand or Sawyer Crew...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

Veteran Fire Corps Corpsmember
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 6/21/16

Program Dates: August 22 – December 2, 2016
Deadline: Open until filled
The Southwest Conservation Corps' Veterans Fire Corps program provides training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management. The program engages participants in a cohort environment in which a team of recent era veterans works together to train and complete natural resource management projects, specifically related to fire fuels management and fuels reduction. Project work and schedules will vary depending on region and season. Projects require members to camp and live on project locations for up 8 days at a time, followed by 6 days off. Trainings will focus on gaining conservation and forestry skills, specifically the use of hand tools and the operation of chainsaws. Members will go to Colorado Fire Camp and earn S130- Firefighter Training, S190- Intro to Wildland Fire Behavior, S212- Wildland Fire Chainsaws, IS100b- Intro to Incident Command System, and IS700a-National Incident Management System, as well as First aid and CPR certificates. Additionally, the program aims to provide background knowledge and introductory training in Wildland firefighting. The program assists veterans in their transition to civilian careers by providing contact with potential future employers and trainings in applying for federal land management jobs. This AmeriCorps program is designed for veterans who separated from the military at any point after September 11th, 2001(including but not limited to OIF, OEF, ONO, OCO, and GWoT veterans) who are interested in pursuing educational and professional development in resource management, wildland firefighting and other outdoor related fields. All Applicants must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and have a DD214. Crews are generally comprised of individuals 21-37 years of age who have minimal financial and/or personal commitments. Click the link above for more details and to apply.
Location: Durango, CO

 

Fall Corpsmember Positions
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 6/21/16
Program Dates: August 29 – November 11, 2016

Deadline: Open until filled
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. Each crew consists of 6 members and 2 leaders. Crews work and camp for 9 days at a time in front country and back country locations in all types of weather conditions. Schedules may vary but generally are 9 days on and 5 days off. crews camp the entirety of the days on and throughout the entire season. Housing is not provided by SCC for the time off. SCC crews work in a variety of national forests, national parks, and on other public lands throughout the Southwest. Crews prepare all their own meals and work together as a group to complete all the necessary camp chores. Our programs focus on place based learning, life skills development, conservation service work, appreciation of diversity, civic responsibility, and career development. SCC also provides an opportunity for Corps members to learn about the local environment, environmental issues, and get introductions to recreation and resource management careers. Click the link above for more details and to apply.
Location: Durango or Salida, CO

 

Dolores River Restoration Crew
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 6/21/16
Program Dates: August 29 – November 11, 2016

Deadline: Open until filled
Young men and women, typically ages 18-26, complete invasive tree removal and riparian restoration activities on public and private lands along the Dolores River corridor in Southwest Colorado.  The AmeriCorps Dolores River Restoration Program is in its seventh year of existence as part of a large collaborative restoration initiative: the Dolores River Restoration Partnership (see: http://ocs.fortlewis.edu/drrp/default.htm) Projects will include: Tamarisk removal, habitat enhancement thinning projects, the potential for riparian planting, fencing and related activities.  The collaborative nature of the program will find SCC crews training and working with partner corps programs (Canyon Country Youth Corps, Western Colorado Conservation Corps) on projects throughout the watershed. Each crew consists of 6 members and 2 leaders. Crews work and camp for 9 days at a time in front country and back country locations in all types of weather conditions. Schedules may vary but generally are 9 days on and 5 days off. Crews camp the entirety of the days on and throughout the entire season. Housing is not provided by SCC for the time off. SCC crews work in a variety of national forests, national parks, and on other public lands throughout the Southwest. Crews prepare all their own meals and work together as a group to complete all the necessary camp chores. The AmeriCorps DRRC has a training component that prepares members for careers in resource management such as invasive species treatment and monitoring, riparian restoration, or wildland fire management in the public or private sector. Members will receive: Orientation to the project, riparian ecology basics, S-212 certification (SCC’s chainsaw operation and safety certification), chainsaw operation experience, Invasive Species identification and treatment modalities, herbicide application training and experience, exposure to large scale restoration projects, partners, and activities.  Some members, if they independently arrange for it, can earn college credit for their participation. Click the link above for more details and to apply. 
Location: Durango, CO

 

Crew Leader
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Reposted 6/20/16
Position runs July 1st (or earlier) - November 2016
Crew Leaders will co-lead teams of 6-7 corps members through November, including a summer session of high school age crews during the month of July. Types of projects may include invasive species removal, trail building, fencing, and various chainsaw projects. CCYC crews typically work 9 days on, 5 days off, camping in remote locations during time on. During time off crews are welcome to stay at our campus and basecamp facility near Monticello, UT. Summer youth crews work 5 on, 2 off, but are supervised for the all of the five-week program. There is typically one week off for Crew Leaders in between each season. Implement service projects according to technical specifications given by land management agencies and CCYC Staff. Implement and uphold safety procedures. Assist with daily/weekly operational schedules of crews. Maintain positive relations with project sponsors and partners and complete service projects at a high quality level. Maintain equipment (vehicles, tools, supplies) and purchase food and necessary program supplies, while staying within existing budget. Foster an ‘esprit de corps’. Participate in corps activities as needed. Work hard and live outdoors for long periods of time in variable conditions...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based out of Monticello, UT

 

Field Team Member - AmeriCorps
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 6/20/16
Deadline to apply 7/1/16. Position runs 8/23/16 - 11/4/16
The MCC provides community service opportunities and career training.  Members serve Maine’s communities, participate in the AmeriCorps program, and gain hands-on experience.  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.
Location: Training typically takes place in the Hallowell. ME area; field work is conducted throughout Maine.

 

Mt. Rainier Wonderland Trail Crew
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 6/20/16
Postions runs 7/5/16 - 9/23/16
The Mt. Rainier National Park Wonderland Trail Conservation Corps (WTCC) is an innovative program designed to provide hands on training and experience to diverse young people interested in pursuing employment in conservation, resource management, or outdoor leadership. The WTCC integrates team-based work projects, education, and on-site vocational training into an experience that prioritizes personal growth, and the development of conservation work skills. Participants will develop technical skills working on trail maintenance projects while developing the soft skills needed to be successful in the outdoor industry. 
Work: 12 weeks of trail building in the front and back country on the Wonderland Trail which goes around the base of Mt. Rainier
Schedule: 9 day spike schedule - Work and camp with your crew for 9 days, have 5 days off in Tacoma, WA
Compensation: $4680 ($10.15/hr) per session, $1527 education award upon completion
If you’re interested, please send your cover letter, resume, and references to Ruby Bebekian, Leadership Coordinator at rubyb@nwyouthcorps.org and fill out an online application at www.nwyouthcorps.org/JoinNYC ...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Drop off and pick up in Tacoma, WA

 

Media Intern 
US Forest Service - Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 6/8/16
Position runs mid-June to mid-August 2016
The USDA, Forest Service and Utah Conservation Corps seek to host a Public Relations Intern from mid-June to mid-August in 2016.  The position will be based in Logan, Utah, and will require extensive travel throughout Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming to document and tell the story of Conservation Corps Crews engaged on the National Forests and Grasslands of the Intermountain Region through a variety of media formats including print, photo and film.  With approximately 83% of the American population residing in urban environments and the increasing presence of technology in the lives of both children and adults, there lies a critical need in engaging the next generation of public land stewards in new, and compelling ways including social media and technology.  

  • Intern will be responsible for documenting the various Conservation Corps programs throughout the Intermountain Region through short and long form articles, Corps member profiles, photo and film essays for publication in print and on-line, and social media content.
  • Travel will be required to various Corps crew and intern programs on Forests in Utah, Idaho, Nevada and Wyoming, including camping and backcountry travel while on-site.
  • Intern should have a background in journalism or public relations, a passion for conservation and engaging the next generation of public land stewards.

Location: based out of Utah Conservation Corps (Logan, UT). Extensive travel required throughout Intermountain Region.

 

Summer Crew Leaders - Detroit Conservation Leadership Corps
The Student Conservation Association - SCA
Posted 6/8/16
Program runs 7/5/16 - 8/12/16. All Crew Leaders must attend a mandatory, all expenses paid, residential training in 6/14 - 23.
You can make a difference this summer by being a part of a program that promotes youth leadership development and environmental stewardship! The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a dynamic, nonprofit national organization that encourages and supports youth in service to the environment.  The SCA is currently accepting applications for Crew Leader positions for our 2015 Detroit Conservation Leadership Corps Summer Program.
Responsibilities: Crew Leaders co-lead, mentor and facilitate a crew of 10 Detroit youth, ages 15-18, working collaboratively on various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship.  Projects include trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, neighborhood green space revitalization and urban agriculture. In addition, Crew Leaders will facilitate pre and post-program planning which includes crew training, environmental education and comprehensive reporting. 
Location: Detroit, MI

 

Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Fall Crew Leader
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 6/8/16
3-Month or 6-Month positions available; both start with training in early August 2016

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.
Location: based out of either Las Vegas or Reno, NV Field Stations

 

Fall/Winter 6-Month Crew Member
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 6/8/16
Position runs 8/22/16 - 2/15/17
Spend a season or more working and camping outside at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Nevada Division of Forestry, and many other federal and state agencies. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, hazardous fuels reduction, and habitat restoration.
Location: based out of either Las Vegas or Reno, NV Field Stations

 

Fall 3-Month Crew Member
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 6/8/16
Position runs 8/22/16 - 11/17/16
Spend a season or more working and camping outside at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, Nevada Division of Forestry, and many other federal and state agencies. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, hazardous fuels reduction, and habitat restoration.
Location: based out of either Las Vegas or Reno, NV Field Stations

 

AmeriCorps Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge Intern
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 5/26/16
This is a 12-week position beginning June 2016 or earliest availability
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with Pahranagat NWR, is recruiting 1 Nevada Conservation Corps member to: assist the restoration team in ongoing restoration projects and wildlife surveys; assist in maintaining and monitoring restoration and prescribed burned sites, which may include the use of photo points, GPS and GIS data collection and analysis; assist in mapping invasive species populations on the refuge; and assist with Leopard Frog surveys, raising and release program...click the link above for full position description and how to apply.
Location: Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge - Alamo, NV

 

New York Excelsior Corps Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 5/26/16
Program runs 1/18/16 - 11/13/16
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), seeks an experienced, quality oriented outdoor leader to supervise a team of 10 corps members as part of the Natural Resource Stewardship team.  This team will be responsible for completing habitat and cultural resource restoration projects including invasive species removal with the SCA Excelsior AmeriCorps. 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 how to apply.
Location: based out of Morrisville, NY

 

Career Counseling Coach
Green City Force
Posted 5/25/16
Position open until filled. Start date ASAP.
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. 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...click the link above for full position description and how to apply.
Location: Brooklyn, NY

 

Program Assistant
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 5/24/16
Position open until filled
The Program Assistant is a part-time position supporting the Trail Conference Conservation Corps. This position will assist with the administration, development, and implementation of all activities related to Corps Member training, development of positive crew dynamics, risk management, and volunteer integration...click the link above for full position description and how to apply.

Location: based in Mahwah, NJ

 

Local Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 5/23/16
Position runs 8/1/16 - 12/16/16
The Local Crew Leader’s primary role is to provide leadership, logistical and field support to the AZCC day/field crews. 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 weekends, nights and 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 may or may not share leader responsibilities with a co-leader...click the link above for full position description and how to apply.
Location: positions based out of either Tucson or Phoenix, AZ

 

Crew Member - Youth Work Experience Program (Ft. Pierce) 
Community Training Works, Inc. - Young American Conservation Corps
Posted 5/23/16
Community Training Works, Inc. is accepting applications for our crew in training positions available in Ft. Pierce, Florida. This is an 18-month youth development position providing paid work experience as well as mentoring and development of career and personal skills and goals. These positions have the potential to be eligible for an AmeriCorps award including a living allowance and a Segal Education Award with successful completion of your term. Applicants must be between the ages of 18-24 and able to work outside in unpredictable Florida weather including but not limited to extreme heat, rain, cold, and windy conditions. Hours: are working on a 4/10 schedule: Monday – Thursday 7:00am to 5:30 pm. Rate: $8.05-$9.00 per hour DEO...click the link above for full position description and how to apply.
Location: Ft. Pierce, FL

 

Crew Member - Youth Work Experience Program (Ft. Lauderdale)
Community Training Works, Inc. - Young American Conservation Corps
Posted 5/23/16
Community Training Works, Inc. is accepting applications for our crew in training positions available in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. This is an 18-month youth development position providing paid work experience as well as mentoring and development of career and personal skills and goals. These positions have the potential to be eligible for an AmeriCorps award including a living allowance and a Segal Education Award with successful completion of your term. Applicants must be between the ages of 18-24 and able to work outside in unpredictable Florida weather including but not limited to extreme heat, rain, cold, and windy conditions. Hours: working on a 4/10 schedule: Monday – Thursday 7:00am to 5:30 pm Rate: $8.05-$9.00 per hour DEO Rate: $8.05-$9.00 per hour DEO...click the link above for full position description and how to apply.
Location: Ft. Lauderdale, FL

 

Let's Move Outside Youth Initiative - AmeriCorps Assistant Community Coordinator
Community Training Works, Inc. - Young American Conservation Corps
Posted 5/23/16
An excellent opportunity for an internship working for Community Training Works and Young American Conservation Corps placed as an AmeriCorps member at the YMCA –
Tampa. Take a gap year from college or any age is welcome while earning weekly living allowance and an Educational award (to pay for college or pay off a student loan). And help get children and families outdoors while moving forward Michelle Obama’s Lets Move! Outside initiative for Department of Interior’s Play Learn Serve and Work program. The primary role of the Corpsmember is to support the Youth Initiative, Let’s Move! Outside Community Coordinator by working with YMCA staff, community partners and volunteers to ensure fidelity of the Initiative. The EAP member will support the community coordinator in the following areas: reach out to community groups to promote programming, participation and collaboration via a launch and summit; facilitate engagement with public land management agencies (including but not limited to Department of the Interior -DOI) and partnering organizations via a local community partner Summit; promote programming that connects youth to the outdoors to play, learn, serve and work; as necessary will create relevant and sustainable programs that strengthen and increase volunteer engagement on public lands, including but not limited to lands managed by the bureaus of the DOI; report your COMMUNITY numbers at the end of the calendar year (Goal is 10,000-20,000 volunteers) Your Community is a group that resides in and around your city, shares government and common cultural and historical heritage...click the link above for full position description and how to apply.
Location: based in Tampa, FL

 

Forestry Youth Summer Interns
Community Training Works, Inc. - Young American Conservation Corps
Posted 5/23/16
This is a summer 2016 position
Community Training Works and the National Forests in Florida will team up to offer a YCC opportunity for up to five youth at the Fort Gadsden National Historic site outside Tallahassee, Florida. Participants will rehabilitate trails and accomplish historic resource conservation projects. Participants will learn about the native species and habitats of the areas where they are working, the unique and amazing history of Fort Gadsden, and the activities the Forest Service does to protect special places. Housing is not provided. This project requires commuting.

  • Full Time 300-350 Hours (9 weeks) paid position
  • Plus AmeriCorps education award of $1,222.22

Paid crew member positions available for work with our nonprofit conservation corps team beginning summer 2016 for 17-18 year olds including a living allowance. It’s hard work, little pay but a great personal challenge. We have short term 9 week positions at the Fort Gadsden Historical Site at Apalachicola National forest. Click the link above for full position description and how to apply. 
Location: Franklin County, FL

 

Field Crew Member
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 5/16/16
Position runs August - December 2016
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) invites you to join our AmeriCorps Conservation Field Crew national service program. Our Tucson office is seeking crew members to work on conservation projects in Arizona and the Southwest. This program is designed to provide members with conservation and job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work, personal and professional growth as well as financial support for college education. Crews will be performing trail work, desert restoration, invasive species management, park and facilities maintenance and more.

 AZCC is an immersive experience in conservation and community service. Your tent will be your home; your crew will be your family. Over the course of the program members will live, work and learn on public lands, sometimes camping in the front country and sometimes in the back country depending on scheduled projects. You'll help solve critical conservation issues and serve your community all while working in some of the most beautiful and diverse locations in the Southwest.


..click the link above for more information. 
Location: based out of Tucson, AZ

 

National Park Service Centennial Volunteers Ambassador
The Student Conservation Association - SCA
Posted 5/16/16
The Centennial Volunteer Ambassador is a yearlong, full time position designed to support national parks around the country in expanding service and community engagement programs. This work will include:  Coordinating and hosting hands-on service project associated with national stewardship events (i.e. Earth Day, National Trails Day, National Public Lands Day, Martin L. King Day of Service); Developing local events and supporting recurring group service opportunities; and Utilizing traditional and social media to build connections in the communities. Benefits include housing, $200/wk living allowance, and travel allowance. Interested candidates should contact Emily Poore, National Initiatives Program Manager at SCA.
Location: positions are located across the country, primarily in the southeast and Midwest

 

Summer of Service Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Reposted 5/2/16
Position runs May 17 - August 12, 2016 (alternative term option available for those with school conflicts)
The Summer of Service Program (SOS) is an intensive, team-based, 12 week-long program.  The SOS Corpsmembers serve on conservation and environmental stewardship projects throughout the Denver metro area while engaging in meaningful education activities.  Corpsmembers have the choice to serve on either a Hand or Sawyer Crew...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

Delaware Water Gap Historic Preservation Team Member
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 4/29/16
Must fill ASAP
Members of the 2016 Historic Preservation Corps will assist and in some cases take the lead in  preservation, stabilization and documentation of  a variety of 18th through 20th Century buildings  within the Delaware Water Gap NRA. Imparting historic preservation techniques is the focus of this season and, as such, members will receive hands on training related to basic carpentry and masonry preservation. Projects for 2016 have been selected to provide ample opportunity for members to practice and refine the following skills; window glazing, paint/stain removal & application, basic carpentry repairs, roofing repair, whitewashing, mortar repointing, and more. Successful completion of this program will see members gain proficiency with both hand tools (hammer, chisel, saws, etc.) and power tools (table saws, compound miter saw, drills, etc). Members may also engage in trail building & maintenance during the course of the season.
Location: Delaware Water Gap NRA

 

Trail Assessment Crew Leader
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 4/29/16
The Trail Assessment Crew is a new, specialty crew developed through a partnership with the State of Vermont Forest, Parks, and Recreation Department (FPR). This new position represents a tremendous opportunity to work directly with – and learn from – FPR professionals and a nationally recognized youth conservation corps. The Assessment Crew will focus on evaluating trail conditions, inventorying and monitoring park and trail infrastructure, and surveying and trail planning to advance projects into the planning cycle. In addition, the Assessment Crew will be equipped and trained to respond to immediate trail problems, while simultaneously identifying work for subsequent years. The Trail Assessment Crew Leader position is a residential, full-time, seasonal position with VYCC. As a Crew Leader, you will serve as a teacher, work supervisor, and role model to three AmeriCorps Corps Members (18-24 years old). This position will work directly with FPR staff to assess projects for 2017 while helping Corps Members develop technical skills in areas of mapping, inventory, survey, and assessment. As a Crew Leader, you will build a community, oversee the health and safety of your crew, and teach both life and job skills. We are seeking someone who is ready for a challenge and enjoys working with and teaching others...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in Richmond, VT

 

Northwest Service Corps Crew Leaders
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 4/29/16
Position runs 6/8/16 - 11/18/16
This is the position description is for Crew Leader of a young adult crew with Northwest Youth Corps called the Northwest Service Corps. This is a field based staff position that leads AmeriCorps members in residential (camping) and non-residential (no camping) projects and education. These crews will be based out of the Portland, Eugene, or Bend  areas while working on projects in and out of town depending on crew. 
Salary:   $2,200-$2,300 monthly Pay
Benefits:  Paid Leadership training, health and dental insurance after 3 months employment, professional trainings and certifications
Program Dates:  June 8th– November 18th Portland Crew (June 8th - 17th $25 a day paid training); June 8th– November 18th Eugene Crews (June 8th - 17th $25 a day paid training); June 8th– November 18th Eastern Oregon Crew (June 8th - 17th $25 a day paid training)
Application Process:  Please complete the online application on our website www.nwyouthcorps.org and attach a cover letter, résumé, and at least three professional references...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Oregon

 

Northwest Service Corps AmeriCorps Member, 5-Month Program
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 4/29/16
Position runs 6/20/16 - 11/18/16
The Northwest Service Corps (NSC)  was created to offer professional development and training for young adults aged 19 to 24, who are not currently in school or working.  The CCC program integrates team-based work projects, education, and professional trainings into a program that stresses leadership growth and the development of resource management skills.  Participants will earn industry recognized certifications while working on conservation, recreation, and maintenance 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...please click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: Oregon

 

AmeriCorps Field Specialist
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 4/29/16
Position starts ASAP. Runs to 12/15/16 (with potential extension through 2017)
The AmeriCorps Field Specialist (ages 18-25 preferred) provides training, education and leadership to AmeriCorps Crew Members and Leaders, ensuring projects are completed in an efficient, safe and consistent manner. The Field Specialist coordinates field crews, maintains equipment, conducts repairs and assists with habitat restoration projects such as trail building, carpentry, wildland firefighting and prescribed burning. Around 85% of the Field Specialist’s time is spent in the field providing training and support to crews...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in Grand Rapids, MN

 

Nevada Conservation Corps - AmeriCorps Crew Leader
Great Basin Institute
Posted 4/26/16
Orientation begins 5/23. Recommended pre-service training 5/9. 
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 be 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, 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...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: based in Nevada

 

YCC Crew Leader - Camping Crew
Southeast Conservation Corps
Posted 4/22/16
Position starts 5/23/16. Please apply soon.
Interested in leading the first crew of a new remote branch of the Southeast Conservation Corps? Want to do some work in the gorgeous Pisgah National Forest in Western North Carolina, home of the Blue Ridge Parkway and the birthplace of forestry in America? The Southeast Conservation Corps is looking for an experienced leader for our 16-18 year old YCC crew members. This is a program that has enormous potential for personal and professional growth, participating in an exciting new program, and of course having a blast doing it! Position begins May 23 (please apply ASAP). Pay is $540 - $600/week, dependant on experience. Please click the link above for more information and application details.
Location: based in Chattanooga, TN

 

Numerous openings with The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 4/22/16

 

Extended Internship Program (AmeriCorps program)
Kupu
Posted 4/19/16
The Extended Internship Program has been developed for individuals who are looking for an intensive entry-level experience in preparation for a career in the conservation field. In the Extended Internship Program, individuals work at a single worksite/agency that best matches the individual’s interests. Applicants must be comfortable working in rugged environments, and be able to perform physically demanding work (see physical and behavioral requirements below*). In the Extended Internship Program (EIP), interns work with a single environmental agency for the duration of the internship (approximately eleven months). EIP interns typically work one-on-one with a mentor/supervisor to gain a more in-depth understanding of the agency as a whole, as well as the type of environmental work and research the agency is involved in. Members may participate in a variety of conservation activities and work across various landscapes, depending on the agency they are selected by. This may include fieldwork, research projects and presentations, and leading/assisting with volunteer groups. Participants will gain valuable experiential education throughout the program, and will have the opportunity to build close relationships with conservation field experts. Interns will gain skills in the areas of leadership, organization, and decision-making, work in some of the most interesting and beautiful natural areas in Hawai‘i and have an opportunity to make a positive impact in those areas...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: 
There will be one or more positions on each of the following islands: Kaua‘i, O‘ahu, Maui, Moloka‘i, and Hawai‘i Island (both Kona and Hilo side).

 

Trail Resources Manager II 
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Posted 4/19/16
Deadline to apply 4/30/16
Under the general supervision of the Regional Director, the Trail Resources Manager II is responsible for coordinating and implementing Appalachian Trail Conservancy Trail Crews in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, organizing and delivering training programs for volunteers, and providing support for other Trail Resources projects and programs. Working with the TRM I, the TRM II will also perform trail assessments and work closely with clubs to identify, plan and host work projects for groups seeking to volunteer on the Appalachian Trail. Applicants should demonstrate the ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and cooperatively as an effective member of a team. Applicants must be mature, organized, punctual and reliable, and work with integrity, initiative, and motivation. For a complete job description and to learn more about other opportunities at the Appalachian Trail Conservancy, visit appalachiantrail.org/home/about-us/careers 
Location: based in Asheville, NC

 

Field Program Coordinator
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 4/19/16
Position open until filled
The Field Program Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are: recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and mentoring seasonal field staff including Crew Leaders and Assistant Crew Leaders; supporting and maintaining partnerships through partner coordination, project development, and reporting; overseeing and maintaining consistent quality control, risk management, and program integrity. Both office and field work are required in this position and the ability to work a flexible schedule is critical. The position consists of around 40% field work and 60% office work...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: based in Flagstaff, AZ (position requires frequent travel throughout the state)

 

AmeriCorps Community Connections Corpsmember
EarthCorps
Posted 4/19/16
Position open until filled.  Priority Consideration deadline: May 9, 2016
The Department of the Interior is partnering with YMCA and The Corps Network to bring First Lady Michelle Obama’s ‘Let’s Move! Outside’ initiative to Seattle.  In communities across the country, this initiative is coordinating efforts to bridge the disconnect between young people and the great outdoors by creating meaningful connections to nature through four pillars: Play, Learn, Serve, and Work. EarthCorps is seeking to hire an AmeriCorps Corps member to support the ‘Let’s Move! Outside’ Youth Initiative Community Coordinator by working with the Camping and Outdoor Leadership YMCA staff, community partners and volunteers to ensure fidelity of the Initiative. The Community Connections Corpsmember will support the YMCA Community Coordinator in the following areas:
-Reach out to community groups to promote programming, participation and collaboration via a launch event and a summit
-Facilitate engagement with public land management agencies and partnering organizations to identify existing gaps in outdoor programming
-Promote programming that addresses these gaps and connects youth to the outdoors to play, learn, serve, and work
-Promote greater collaboration among organizations that connect youth to the outdoors
For additional details and application instructions, see the position description.
Location: Seattle, WA

 

Ecological Field Monitoring Technician
Great Basin Institute
Posted 4/19/16
Position runs May - August 2016
The ecological monitoring program at GBI serves as an excellent professional development opportunity for burgeoning natural resource professionals looking for experience in botanical, soil, and rangeland surveys. This program is a component of our well-established Research Associate Program, which focuses on the conservation of natural resources in the Intermountain West. As an element of this program, participants will implement the Bureau of Land Management’s national Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring (AIM) strategy, which is targeted at collecting standardized inventory and long-term ecological data at multiple scales across the Western BLM districts. In accordance with this strategy and through a partnership with the BLM, GBI’s ecological monitoring program is dedicated to providing college graduates and emerging professionals with hands-on survey, inventory, monitoring, and reporting experience in natural resource management...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: 
Member will provide national service at Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument, a host site for Great Basin Institute’s AmeriCorps Program

 

Middle/Upper Rio Grande Summer Coordinator
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - New Mexico
Posted 4/19/16
Deadline to apply 4/29/16 (position starts 5/9/16)
The role of the Middle/Upper Rio Grande Summer Coordinator is to coordinate logistics for several summer crews in accordance with Rocky Mountain Youth Corps’ guidelines and the philosophy of Positive Youth Development (PYD). The coordinator will oversee projects and crews, support the personal and professional development of members, and promote a culture of safety in all aspects of programming, all while supporting Crew Supervisors in meeting expectations of project quality and efficiency. Qualified applicants can submit a resume and cover letter to the following addresses: Upper Rio Grande region (Taos office): Adam Splitek (adam@youthcorps.org). Middle Rio Grande region (Albuquerque office): Jory Hanselman (jory@youthcorps.orgWork safe; take pride; make a difference!
Location: Taos and Albuquerque, NM

 

Summer Crew Supervisor (day crews - various locations)
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - New Mexico
Posted 4/19/16
Position runs 5/23/16 - 8/16/16
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC), with offices in Taos and Albuquerque, is a nonprofit work, service and training organization serving communities throughout New Mexico. Crew Supervisors manage a diverse crew of young adults aged 18 to 25 in the safe and efficient completion of conservation projects in the outdoors, while also providing structured opportunities for personal and professional development both on and off the work site...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Abiquiu, Albuquerque, Bandelier National Monument, Mora, Questa and Taos, NM

 

5-month Crew Leader
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 4/14/16
Filling ASAP - position begins 4/25/16
The 5-month Crew Leader position is a residential, full-time seasonal position with VYCC. As a Crew Leader, you will serve as a teacher, work supervisor, and role model to four to seven AmeriCorps Corps Members (18-24 years old). You and your co-leader will guide your crew to successfully complete important projects such as trail restoration and maintenance, bridge and boardwalk construction, lean-to restoration, backcountry carpentry, and invasive species removal. This position will work directly with staff from the Vermont Department of Forest, Parks, and Recreation (FPR), or with the United States Forest Service (USFS) to complete projects while helping Corps Members develop technical skills. As a Crew Leader, you will build a community, oversee the health and safety of your crew, and teach both life and job skills. You must be ready for a challenge and enjoy working with and teaching others. 
Location: 
In the field on conservation projects in Vermont, North Carolina, and other eastern states both in urban and rural settings 

 

AmeriCorps 5-month Corps Member 
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 4/14/16
Filling positions ASAP - program begins 5/9/16
The AmeriCorps 5-month Corps Member positions are residential, seasonal full-time positions with VYCC. Crews will be comprised of four or five AmeriCorps Corps Members ranging in age from 18-24 years old and one or two Crew Leaders. AmeriCorps Corps Members will be working in the field to successfully complete important projects such as trail restoration and maintenance, bridge and boardwalk construction, lean-to restoration, backcountry carpentry, and invasive species removal. These crews will work directly with staff from the Vermont Department of Forest, Parks, and Recreation (FPR), or with the United States Forest Service (USFS). You must be ready for a challenge, enjoy working in all weather conditions, and be prepared for physically demanding work. 
Location: Vermont (with potential travel to North Carolina or other eastern states)

 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 2 - Cotati, CA
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/14/16
Position open until filled
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. 
Location: based in Cotati, CA

 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 2 - San Rafael, CA
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/14/16
Position open until filled
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. 
Location: based in San Rafael, CA

 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 1
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/14/16
Position open until filled
The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning. The NRCS will empower members to achieve their educational goals and assist the education department in teaching classes in field and classroom settings. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor (NRCS) is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults. The NRCS will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration and trail building. 
Location: based in San Rafael, CA

 

Field Program Coordinator
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 4/13/16
Position open until filled. Start Spring 2016
The Field Program Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are: recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and mentoring seasonal field staff including Crew Leaders, and Assistant Crew Leaders; supporting and maintaining partnerships through partner coordination, project development, and reporting; overseeing and maintaining consistent quality control, risk management, and program integrity. Both office and field work are required in this position and the ability to work a flexible schedule is critical. The position consists of around 40% field work and 60% office work...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: based in Tucson, AZ

 

Finance Manager
Conservation Legacy - BRIDGE Network
Posted 4/11/16
Position open until filled. Application review begins 4/15/16
The Finance Manager oversees all budget and financial processes for BRIDGE Network. Working closely with the Director of Partnerships and Director of Operations, the Finance Manager will implement processes as they pertain to budget tracking and development for the program. In addition, the Finance Manager is responsible for administrative duties pertaining to members and partners including: invoicing, payroll, and timekeeping. This position interfaces significantly with other of BRIDGE Network and Conservation Legacy staff on all program aspects...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Durango, CO

 

Associate Director of Finance
Conservation Legacy
Posted 4/11/16
Position open until filled
This is an associate director level finance, accounting and operations position with Conservation Legacy’s central support team. This position will work closely with the Director of Finance and regional office staff throughout the country. This person will need the ability to think strategically and be proactive in identifying infrastructure gaps and opportunities, offering ideas and solutions. The Associate Director of Finance will need to coordinate resources to support sustained organizational growth and systems development...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Durango, CO

 

AmeriCorps Bat Monitoring Crew Member
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 4/11/16
Deadline 4/29/16
AmeriCorps Bat Monitoring Crew Members (ages 18-25) will participate in on-the-job training and put those skills into practice completing Northern Long-Eared Bat monitoring projects in partnership with Iowa Department of Natural Resources, US Fish & Wildlife Service and MidAmerican Energy Company to support the development of a Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) for wind energy in Iowa. With guidance and supervision by Iowa State University, AmeriCorps members will conduct bat monitoring on 60 sites across 30 counties, mostly in central and north-central Iowa in June and July.  When the monitoring phase is complete, members will be involved in capturing, radio-tagging and telemetry-monitoring of bats in August, September and October...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based in Ames, IA

 

Woodboss (Field Coordinator)
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 4/11/16
Start date: May 2016
The Woodsboss is responsible for providing field support to youth and young adult crews. You will be responsible for making sure projects are up to forest service specifications as well as NYC standards.  In addition, you will work with staff to ensure that camps are up to NYC standards; that they are clean, safe, and running smoothly.  You will work with staff to present a rich NYC SEED program.  You will also be in charge of weekends, recreational trips, and re-supply.  You will interface with project sponsors and parents to ensure they are comfortable with the entire program.  The Woodsboss also has a large role in staff training and evaluation. The Woodsboss spends the season traveling to crews assigned in their region (Oregon, Washington, or Idaho) providing field support.  The position requires flexibility as it has long days and hours.  Days off are coordinated with your Program Manager.  There is one day off per five week session with five days off in between sessions. To apply: send a cover letter, resume and four references to Jeff Olson, Field Director, Northwest Youth Corps, 2621 Augusta Street, Eugene, OR 97403 or you may e-mail work@nwyouthcorps.org with Woodsboss in the subject line and document attachments in either word or pdf format. Additional program information can be found at www.northwestyouthcorps.org ...click the link above for full position description
Location: based out of Oregon, Washington or Idaho

 

Adirondack AmeriCorps Program Corps Member
The Student Conservation Association - SCA
Posted 4/6/15
Program runs May - early October 2016
The Adirondack AmeriCorps program is a five-month residential internship with a focus on trail maintenance and construction. Members serve in teams of five in remote backcountry settings for up to 10 days at a time, working alongside the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation throughout the majority of the 6 million-acre Adirondack Park. Projects include new trail construction, extensive timber bridge construction, dry stone masonry, removal of invasive vegetation, fire tower rehabilitation, historic building restoration, and trail maintenance.  Adirondack Program members share a residential community where they live and work alongside one another for the duration of the season. The cooperative nature and strong team dynamic of the program fosters an incredibly rewarding experience. Members who successfully complete the program will receive SCA certification as Conservation Field Specialists.  Additionally, members receive or have the option to receive the following trainings or certifications: Advanced Wilderness First Aid; CPR Certification; Game of Logging Chainsaw Certification; Basic Rigging; Extensive Trail Construction and Maintenance Skills; Back Country Living Skills; Leadership and Communication. Members of the Adirondack AmeriCorps program uses traditional trail skills, restoration techniques, carpentry skills, and hard labor to complete an array of projects aimed at protecting and enhancing the lands and cultural resources of Adirondack Park. Members also gain valuable professional connections with NYSDEC, extensive technical skills, and leadership experience. Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 25, and must pass a background check. Members receive monthly living stipends and are provided with food and housing for the duration of the program...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Adirondacks - Upstate New York

 

Roving Crew Leader
Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps
Posted 4/1/16
Immediate opening
The Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps (GAVCC) is a new young adult conservation corps program based in Virginia. Our mission is to create opportunity from roots is service, community and wild places. We work with local public land managers to complete meaningful conservation work projects in a wide range of locations. The GAVCC is a non-profit, AmeriCorps-affiliated organization. This is the first field season of the GAVCC. Position Summary: This is a unique opportunity to help build a new organization while traveling across the southeast. For this project, the GAVCC is partnering with the US Forest Service to maintain and open developed recreation areas in Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia. The Roving Crew Leader will solo-lead a crew of four young adults (18-24 y/o) Because this crew will be traveling during its service, the leader will operate with a high level of autonomy and will have the opportunity to help create the legacy of a first year program. The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards.  Successful candidates will demonstrate resourcefulness, effective communication skills, excellent judgment, 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, technical aptitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. This will be an amazing opportunity to chase spring up through Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia in some of the Southeast's most beautiful places. Positions will be filled ASAP, so please contact Zach Foster, GAVCC Program Director, at zach@conservationlegacy.org...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: based out of New Market, VA

 

Roving Crew Member
Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps
Posted 4/1/16
Immediate opening
This is an exciting opportunity to work on a travelling crew during the first field season of the Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps. The GAVCC Roving Crew will travel across Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia to maintain and open US Forest Service developed recreation areas for the summer season. Most importantly, this crew will be helping to shape the traditions and legacy of a new and growing program! Responsibilities: as an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary. This will be an amazing opportunity to chase spring up through Tennessee, North Carolina and Virginia in some of the Southeast's most beautiful places. Positions will be filled ASAP, so please contact Zach Foster, GAVCC Program Director, at zach@conservationlegacy.org...click the link above for full position description and application details
Location: based out of New Market, VA

 

Carson Forestry and Habitat Restoration Crew Member
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 3/30/16
Position runs 5/23/16 - 11/17/16
Spend six months this summer and fall working and camping in the Pine Nut and Desatoya Mountains of the BLM Carson Ranger District. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural resources and heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the Bureau of Land Management. Shadow specialist with the BLM and learn about the many federal resource management careers there are to pursue. Projects include sage-grouse habitat restoration and hazardous fuels reduction. Find more information on our projects here...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Nevada

 

Sage Grouse Habitat Restoration & Fuels Reduction Forestry Crew Member
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 3/30/16
Position runs 5/23/16 - 11/17/16
Spend six months this summer and fall working and camping in some of Nevada’s premier natural areas removing Pinyon and Juniper trees from dense stands and important habitats. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural resources and heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and many other federal and state agencies. Learn firsthand from federal employees and specialists about natural resource careers. Projects include sage-grouse habitat restoration and hazardous fuels reduction. Find more information on our projects here...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Nevada

 

Lake Tahoe Basin Forestry Crew Member
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 3/30/16
Position runs 5/23/16 - 11/17/16
Spend your summer working and camping in the Tahoe Basin with the U.S. Forest Service conducting fuels reduction in the urban lots surrounding Lake Tahoe. Then finish the season in Eastern Nevada clearing trails and restoring Sage-Grouse habitat. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects. Learn firsthand from federal employees and specialists about natural resource careers. Find more information on projects here! ...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Nevada

 

Field Programs Coordinator (Sonoma)
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 3/29/16
Position open until filled
The Field Programs Coordinator (Sonoma) (FPCS) oversees the implementation and supervision of the Sonoma Natural Resources and Sonoma Youth Ecology Corps crews, working on a wide variety of conservation projects. In conjunction with the Natural Resources Director, the FPCS ensures the quality performance of projects and works closely with project sponsors to complete all projects. The FPCS works closely with other CCNB staff to ensure safety, training, and quality follow best practices and are up to date across all sites and projects. Unless special arrangements are made, the FPCS must be on-site by 6:45 AM Monday through Thursday...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: Cotati, CA

 

AmeriCorps Field Crew Member
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 3/24/15
Deadline 5/9/16. Position runs 5/23/16 - 12/15/16
AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) work outdoors and gain valuable field skills throughout Minnesota, Iowa and Missouri. Crew members receive on-the-job training in natural resource management, fire control and conservation methods, and then put those skills into practice on natural resource projects across the Midwest. Typical projects include tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field...click the link above for full position description. Apply Online: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: click link above for list of locations

 

Veteran Fire Corps Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association - SCA
Posted 3/24/15
Hiring ASAP. Position runs April - August 2016
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Corps Members for the Veteran Fire Corps programs. The Project Leader will supervise teams of five Veteran members working in partnership with the US Forest Service to complete fire/fuels management work.  Veterans Fire Corps provides recent-era Veterans with the training, credentials and experience they need to competitively pursue wildland fire and/or forestry careers. Projects may include but are not limited to: hazardous fuels reduction, hand-piling of slash, constructing fire line in pre-fire preparation of prescribed burn units, collecting fuel inventory data, FIREWISE educational outreach, trail maintenance, timber marking, and fence construction.  Project work and schedules vary depending on region and season...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: past locations have included SD, WY, AZ, CO, FL

 

Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 3/23/16
Position runs May - December 2016 (exact dates TBD)
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) Tucson Office seeks qualified candidates for Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader positions for the 2016 Summer/Fall 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...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: based out of Tucson, AZ

 

Crew Leader - Austin Summer Youth Program
Texas Conservation Corps - American YouthWorks
Posted 3/23/16
Position runs 5/16/16 - 8/5/16
A crew leader position with Texas Conservation Corps is an exciting National Service opportunity for members, ages 21-28. It is a full-time, 300 hour term of service,in which members help restore and preserve the public lands of Texas while teaching young people about on-the-ground conservation practices. At Texas Conservation Corps 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. The YCC Crew is set apart from our other crews in that the members of the crew are in the age range of 15 to 18 and are working at a national forest. YCC Crocket crew members and leaders are based out of Ratcliff Lake in the Davy Crockett National Forest, and are in the field M-F from 8-5. 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...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: Austin, TX

 

Crew Leader - Summer Youth Program (YCC Crockett)
Texas Conservation Corps - American YouthWorks
Posted 3/23/16
Position runs 5/16/16 - 8/5/16
A crew leader position with Texas Conservation Corps is an exciting National Service opportunity for members, ages 21-28. It is a full-time, 300 hour term of service,in which members help restore and preserve the public lands of Texas while teaching young people about on-the-ground conservation practices. At Texas Conservation Corps 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. The YCC Crew is set apart from our other crews in that the members of the crew are in the age range of 15 to 18 and are working at a national forest. YCC Crocket crew members and leaders are based out of Ratcliff Lake in the Davy Crockett National Forest, and are in the field M-F from 8-5. 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...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: Davy Crockett National Forest - Ratcliff, TX

 

Crew Leader - Coastal Restoration and Disaster Response Program 
Texas Conservation Corps - American YouthWorks
Posted 3/23/16
Position runs 5/16/16 - 11/18/16
A crew leader position with Texas Conservation Corps Coastal Restoration and Disaster Response Crew is an exciting National Service opportunity for members, ages 21-25. It is a full-time, 900 hour term of service, in which members work mostly in Texas and are a state resource for disaster and mitigation services. 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, and post-emergency volunteer and donations management. At Texas Conservation Corps, 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, generally on an 8-5 M-F schedule...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Houston/Galveston area, TX

 

Baltimore Community Crew Leader
The Student Conservation Association - SCA
Posted 3/22/16
Program runs 6/27/16 - 7/29/16
he Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the  Baltimore Conservation Leadership Corps (BCLC). Past locations have included: Clifton Park, Herring Run Park, Leakin Park, and Civic Works’ Real Food Farm. Primary responsibilities include: facilitate worksite and project, tool and equipment logistics, tool maintenance, and work schedule; train and supervise crew members in safe and proper use of tools and all aspects of the service project (may include trail construction, maintenance, wildlife habitat work, site restoration, etc.); supervise crew members during the work day and provide emotionally and physically safe environment; plan for and carry out Environmental Education lessons; maintain relationship with agency partner including managing all logistical and operational work and how it relates to the partner, project, and coordinate interactions/trainings with the crew; manage a budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project; manage administrative aspects of the crew including but not limited to required pre- and post-program paperwork, daily medical and work logs, and equipment inventories; communicate with full time Civic Works and SCA field staff as required and as needed. Click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Baltimore, MD

 

George Washington Birthplace National Monument YCC Leader
The Student Conservation Association - SCA
Posted 3/22/16
Program runs 6/13 - 8/19/16
Solo-lead a group of 4-6 locally recruited high school students to complete conservation projects and environmental education at George Washington Birthplace National Monument in the Northern Neck of Virginia. Leader will work with students on conservation projects, during business hours Monday - Friday, with nights and weekends off. YCC crews may: construct and maintain trail; soil and water restoration work; wildlife management activities; recreation site maintenance work; painting and facility improvement projects; invasive species control. YCC Crew Leaders must have strong experience teaching or working with youth, be able to maintain a positive work environment and motivate students, and be willing to work outdoors.  Interested in working closely with a federal land management agency and the surrounding community? This YCC Crew Leader position may be for you! Click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: Virginia

 

Alaska Corps Team Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association - SCA
Posted 3/22/16
Position runs April - September 
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire a team of 5 young adult participants in the completion of conservation projects throughout the state of Alaska.  Typical projects include trail maintenance and construction, exotic plant management, fuels reduction and habitat restoration.  Teams will be assigned multiple projects over the course of the season, requiring Project Leaders to handle complex logistics while maintaining a high level of work ethic and engagement on their team.  Projects require a variety of conservation work skills and willingness to endure challenging work environments where rain and mosquitoes are common. Teams will live and work together for the entire season and have the opportunity to build a small community.  Project Leaders are an integral part of the success of our teams, and they will be expected to strive for proactive communication, create a culture of growth, and professionally represent themselves and SCA.  The Project Leader position is filled with a diversity of tasks and responsibilities and offers a great opportunity to highly motivated candidates who are looking for an engaging and challenging atmosphere...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Alaska 

 

Conservation Crew Supervisor (Albuquerque – Trail Crew)
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC)
Reposted 3/16/16
Posistion runs 
March 28 - August 16, 2016
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps (RMYC), with offices in Taos and Albuquerque, is a nonprofit work, service and training organization serving communities throughout New Mexico. Crew Supervisors manage a diverse crew of young adults aged 18 to 25 in the safe and efficient completion of conservation projects in the outdoors, while also providing structured opportunities for personal and professional development both on and off the work site. Click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in Albuquerque, NM

 

Corpsmember
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 3/16/16
Deadline 5/1/16. Position runs 5/31/16 - 10/11/16
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. Crews of one leader and four Corpsmembers (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 from mid-May to mid-October. Food, campsites and group camping gear are provided while working on projects. Crew is provided a corps vehicle to travel from Duluth to work location...Click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based in Duluth, MN (travel throughout MN)

 

Crew Leader
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 3/16/16
Deadline 4/22/16
Position runs 5/17/16 - 10/13/16

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. Crews of one leader and four Corpsmembers (ages 18-25) will participate in on-the-job training to learn trade skills focused on historic preservation and put those skills into practice working on a variety of projects throughout Minnesota. This position involves physically challenging, team-oriented work, performed exclusively outdoors. 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 from mid-May to mid-October. Food, campsites and group camping gear are provided while working on projects. Crew is provided a corps vehicle to travel from Duluth to work location. Responsibilities: Crew Leader will be responsible for supervising, training, developing, maintaining positive morale and standards for crew behavior with four Corpsmembers on and off the job. The Crew Leader is responsible for the crew’s overall work performance and safety during the duration of each project. Crew Leader works directly with Corpsmembers to complete all projects. Crew Leader will receive training and complete historic preservation projects. Work includes a variety of projects including, but not limited to; restoring historic buildings, cemetery monument resetting and cleaning and historic landscape restoration. Crews will camp at or near worksite for the duration of each project...Click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: 
based in Duluth, MN (travel throughout MN)

 

Development and Communications Associate
Green City Force
Posted 3/11/16
Immediate opening
Green City Force (GCF) seeks a passionate, effective professional with a minimum of two years of development or relevant related experience. As Development & Communications Associate, you will report to the Director of Development and be an essential part of driving development and communications for GCF. You will be responsible for supporting revenue generation from individual donors, foundations, corporations and government grants towards an annual budget of $2.5 million. You will develop fundraising systems as the database manager and gift processor. You will draft, edit and manage the production of a full range of social media and marketing materials to effectively support the advancement goals of the institution and to convey GCF's mission to diverse constituencies. If you are goal-oriented, detail-minded, and thrive on pursuing big challenges as part of a dedicated and high-powered team, this role is for you...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Brooklyn, NY

 

Field Team Member
Maine Conservation Corps
Reposted 3/11/16
Deadline extended to 3/25/16. Position begins 5/23/16
The MCC provides community service opportunities and career training.  Members serve Maine’s communities, participate in the AmeriCorps program, and gain hands-on experience.  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. Training typically takes place in the Hallowell area; field work is conducted throughout Maine. To apply: By March 25th, submit a MCC Application and References. Please email Corps.Conservation@maine.gov for questions and information...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based out of Hallowell, ME

 

Environmental Steward
Maine Conservation Corps
Reposted 3/11/16
Deadline extended to 3/21/16. Training begins 5/3/16
The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is accepting applications for 900-hour AmeriCorps Environmental Steward positions located throughout Maine for May 2016. 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 900-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-March.  Host Sites include; 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. To Apply: By March 21, 2016 submit an application and references. Please email Corps.Conservation@maine.gov for questions and information.  Click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: based throughout the state of Maine

 

AmeriCorps Member, 5-Month Position
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 3/9/16
Position runs 5/9/16 - 9/28/16
The AmeriCorps 5-month Corps Member positions are residential, seasonal full-time positions with VYCC. Crews will be comprised of four or five AmeriCorps Corps Members ranging in age from 18-24 years old and one or two Crew Leaders. AmeriCorps Corps Members will be working in the field to successfully complete important projects such as trail restoration and maintenance, bridge and boardwalk construction, lean-to restoration, backcountry carpentry, and invasive species removal. These crews will work directly with staff from the Vermont Department of Forest, Parks, and Recreation (FPR), or with the United States Forest Service (USFS). You must be ready for a challenge, enjoy working in all weather conditions, and be prepared for physically demanding work. Please visit www.vycc.org to apply. If you have any questions feel free to contact Carolyn Tallman, Hiring Assistant at carolyn.tallman@vycc.org or 802-434-3969 x101...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: based out of Richmond, VT (with potential to travel to North Carolina or other Eastern states)

 

Corps Member
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 3/8/16
Deadline to apply 5/16/16. Position runs 5/23/16 - 11/4/16
Throughout the five month field program you’ll explore and develop within the MCC Program Objectives of communication and team skills, leadership skills, environmental stewardship, technical field skills, and the development of a strong service ethic through your crew interactions, designed to enhance personal growth, with the experience itself as the primary teacher. This includes labor-intensive fieldwork, the rigors of camp life, and public lands education focused on connecting your day-to-day work to MCC’s mission. Serving as an MCC Corps Member is not easy; you will be away from home much of the time, waking up early and working long hours to complete rigorous and demanding projects, in all the elements that the wilds of Montana can throw at you. You will have sore muscles, sunburns, and conflicts within your crew. But the rewards are great; upon the completion of your term you will find yourself with an enhanced skill set that you never dreamed possible. You’ll discover unexpected abilities in yourself along with an enduring self-confidence that will transfer to all of your future endeavors. You will have acquired marketable professional skills, an AmeriCorps Education Award, and a sense of community, all of which create limitless possibilities for your life after MCC. You’ll look back at your season with an earned sense of pride, knowing that you accomplished more than you ever thought possible. And who knows, you may be one of the many who come back to us for another year, perhaps as a Crew Leader! To Apply: To apply for this position, please submit an application through our online application portal no later than May 16, 2016: https://careers-mtcorps.icims.com ...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based out of Bozeman, MT

 

AmeriCorps YMCA Community Connections Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 3/7/16
Deadline 3/38/16. Position runs May 16, 2016 - May 11, 2017
The Community Connections Corpsmember will support the Youth Initiative, Let’s Move! Outside Community Coordinator by connecting youth, families, veterans and entire communities to public lands through outdoor recreation, educational programming, service projects and employment training opportunities. The Corpsmember will develop partnerships with municipalities, non-profit organizations, schools, health care providers and other stakeholders to help young people develop strong, lasting connections to nature and public lands, and develop leadership opportunities for the next generation of environmental stewards. Service activities will involve planning and implementation, outreach to community groups, meetings to establish partnerships, promoting programming that connects youth to the outdoors and facilitating outings on public lands. Questions? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Coordinator recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x31. Apply Online: conservationcorps.org/apply...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Omaha, NE

 

Recruitment Specialist
American Conservation Experience - ACE
Posted 3/7/16
Deadline 3/18/16
ACE provides outdoor, professional development opportunities and job-skills training to young adults interested in pursuing careers related to conservation and environmental stewardship. ACE offers rewarding and diverse programs such as the Conservation Corps and Conservation Volunteer crew programs. ACE crews support land management agencies by accomplishing various conservation projects such as trail construction/maintenance, dry stone masonry, ecological restoration, fuels reduction, and fence installation. ACE crews are generally composed of 8 – 12 individuals (ages 18-35) and typically work 80 hours over 8 to 9 consecutive days in outdoor settings and remote wilderness areas. The Recruitment Specialist will be responsible for meeting the recruitment needs of ACE’s Intermountain Region, which includes the Arizona, Utah, and North Carolina branches. The Recruitment Specialist’s primary responsibilities include recruiting, interviewing, and orienting the Conservation Corps Members for ACE’s Intermountain Region. Other responsibilities include developing recruitment resources and partners, collaborating with other ACE offices to ensure consistent communication and implementing outreach events in local communities...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

 

Crew Leader, Summer 2016 Trail Crew
Mile High Youth Corps
Reposted 3/1/16
Position runs May 9 - August 12, 2016
Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models.  A crew is comprised of ten Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) all working together to complete work projects on public lands and in communities. Crew Leaders manage a demanding work schedule and are responsible for creating a meaningful experience for Corpsmembers. Crew Leaders are responsible for ensuring the facilitation of environmental education, healthy lifestyles, career readiness, leadership development, civic engagement and independent living training for their crew.  Crew Leaders must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based youth development for an entire summer. The position requires both supervisory and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors. To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Jesse Roehm at jesser@mhyc.net (include position title in subject line) ...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based out of Denver, CO

 

Crew Leader, Summer 2016 Sawyer Day Crew 
Mile High Youth Corps
Reposted 3/1/16
Position runs May 9 - August 12, 2016
Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models.  A crew is comprised of ten Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) all working together to complete work projects on public lands and in communities. Crew Leaders manage a demanding work schedule and are responsible for creating a meaningful experience for Corpsmembers. Crew Leaders are responsible for ensuring the facilitation of environmental education, healthy lifestyles, career readiness, leadership development, civic engagement and independent living training for their crew.  Crew Leaders must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based youth development for an entire summer. The position requires both supervisory and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors. To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Jesse Roehm at jesser@mhyc.net (include position title in subject line) ...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based out of Denver, CO

 

Trail Crew Supervisor 
Washington Conservation Corps
Posted 3/1/16
Immediate consideration - Position open until filled
The Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) is currently hiring a field crew supervisor to implement a combination of recreational trails work, as well as natural resource stewardship activities on Public Lands throughout the State of Washington. The vast majority of the work will be conducted at several US Forest Service Districts, as well as at Mount Rainier National Park. If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to work outdoors across Washington State, this job is for you! Our crew supervisors mentor young adults and military veterans as they develop skills in the environmental field. In exchange, our crew supervisors develop their own skills through a variety of certifications that WCC offers to both supervisors and members (e.g. Hazwoper, Pesticide Applicator, and Wilderness First Responder). If you have strong communication skills, demonstrated leadership abilities, and knowledge of trails construction/maintenance, backcountry camping, environmental restoration and enhancement, we encourage you to apply for this position. To learn more about our agency, please visit our website at www.ecy.wa.govFor immediate consideration please forward your resume and cover letter to: Kevin Farrell, Regional Project Coordinator, Washington Conservation Corps Kevin.farrell@ecy.wa.gov ...click the link above for full position description.
Location: working in Mount Rainier National Park - Washington State

 

Conservation Operations Coordinator
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 3/1/16
Position open until filled. Tentative start March 2016
The Conservation Operations Coordinator is a full-time, year-round, position that will involve supervisory and administrative responsibilities. The successful candidate must feel at home both in the field and in the office and will help coordinate the year round operations of approximately 20 crews that currently comprise the Conservation Program of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps. The Conservation Operations Coordinator will work closely with the Operations Manager, Conservation Program Director, and the entire Conservation Staff to support all aspects of the VYCC Conservation Program which may include but is not limited to areas such as budgeting; work project development and management; partnership development; operational logistics; and serving as a technical expert on work projects. During the summer field season, along with coordinating successful work project completion, the Conservation Operations Coordinator will serve as a lead trainer for Crew Leaders, help train new HQ staff in the technical work project skills, visit crews to provide technical support and continue to develop work projects for future years. The Conservation Operations Coordinator will support projects for the Conservation program and also provide technical assistance to other VYCC programs as needed...click the link above for full position description. To apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references to Christa Finnern, Conservation Program Director. Phone: (802)-434-3969 x123. E-mail: christa.finnern@vycc.org...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Richmond, VT

 

 



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)