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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

Teacher - Full Time
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 8/29/2014
John Muir Charter School (JMCS), a WASC-accredited school, is a non-traditional year-round school on a trimester schedule. JMCS operates the education program in collaboration with CCNB and its staff. The Education Program offers corpsmembers the opportunity to complete their high school diploma and continue their life-long learning by taking college classes or special trainings. The teacher will manage the Novato teaching site as part of the John Muir Charter School education team under the direction of the CCNB Education Director to implement the classroom and administrative components of the program.
Location: San Rafael, California

Lead Teacher – Full Time
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 8/29/2014

John Muir Charter School (JMCS), a WASC-accredited school, is a non-traditional year-round school on a trimester schedule. JMCS operates the education program in collaboration with CCNB and its staff. The Education Program offers corpsmembers the opportunity to complete their high school diploma and continue their life-long learning through college classes or special trainings. The teacher will manage the Novato teaching site as part of the John Muir Charter School education team under the direction of the CCNB Education Director to implement the classroom and administrative components of the program.
Location: San Rafael, California

Natural Resources Program Coordinator
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 8/29/2014
The Natural Resources Program Coordinator (NRPC) oversees the implementation of the Natural Resources Crew Program including crew coordination and support, quality control, interface with sponsors, coverage, hiring, discipline, tracking, safety and training. The NRPC must be flexible and organized to coordinate the work of five to seven crews working in areas ranging from construction to restoration to recycling. The NRPC works closely with the Natural Resource Manager to ensure safety; training and quality follow best practices and are up to date across all sites and projects.
Location: San Rafael, California

Canyon Country Youth Corps Program Director
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education
Posted 8/27/2014
Position open until filled (would like to fill by 11/15/2014)
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education seeks a skilled Canyon Country Youth Corps Director. The CCYC Program Director provides administrative guidance and oversight for Canyon Country Youth Corps. A primary responsibility is to ensure the delivery of programs and services for the purpose of enhancing the development of youth and communities served by CCYC. This includes the coordination and integration of youth services, program development, operations, management, budgets, and contract compliance. This position directly supervises 2 full-time staff members, a VISTA, as well as 7-9 crews/year (8 members each). For more information about the job and how to apply go to http://www.fourcornersschool.org/about-fcs/employment
Location: Monticello, Utah


 

Business Operations Coordinator
LA Conservation Corps
Posted 8/25/2014
Position open until filled
The Business Operations Coordinator (BOC) will assist executive management in the development, integration, implementation and management of new or revised programs, plans, strategies or processes. S/he will coordinate business operations and provide administrative support to the Executive Management Team (EMT). With Chief Executive Officer (CEO), the BOC will develop tracking systems, maintain status information of EMT commitments and monitor compliance to plans. Interfaces with management throughout the organization to support implementation and coordination of initiatives and business plan execution. The position will report directly to the CEO and provide support to members of the Executive Management Team. S/he will enhance the executive staff’s effectiveness by providing information and support, as needed.
Location: Los Angeles, California


 

AmeriCorps VISTA Community Education Coordinator
Urban Roots
Posted 8/25/2014
Deadline 9/15/2014
Urban Roots out of Reno, Nevada is looking for two Community Education Coordinator VISTAs to help expand the reach of our programs. The current community offerings include Permaculture Design Courses and Permaculture Workdays. Future programs may include Folk Art Workshops, Gardening 101 programming, family programs for parents and children to learn together, and programs for parents while their child attends camp. The Community Education Coordinator VISTAs will identify needs in the community for this type of programming, develop offerings, and investigate potential funding sources and partnerships to ensure the sustainability of these programs. For more information, click the position description link above or you can visit americorps.gov and search for Farm to School. You may also contact Cheryl Skibicki at cheryl@urgc.org or 775-636-5105. 
Location: Reno, Nevada


 

AmeriCorps Program Manager
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 8/15/2014
Position open immediately
The AmeriCorps Program Manager ensures that all recruitment, training, development, reporting, grant applications, member scheduling and general AmeriCorps program support is provided in a professional, timely manner. The Program Manager oversees the quality of reports submitted to AmeriCorps and NYC as an organization. They work as a liaison between our AmeriCorps partners, NYC’s Executive team, and AmeriCorps members, ensuring that NYC is aware and meeting all AmeriCorps requirements and member needs.
Location: Eugene, Oregon


 

AmeriCorps Fall Conservation Crew Member
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 8/4/2014
Position runs 8/30/2014 - 10/22/2014
Southwest Conservation Corps out of Salida, Colorado is seeking AmeriCorps Crew Members for it's fall season. Crew Members work and camp for up to 11 days at a time in front country and back country locations in all types of weather conditions. While out there Crew Members will work on various conservation projects including: 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. Schedule 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. SCC crews work in a variety of national forests, national parks, and other areas throughout the Southwest. Crews prepare all their own meals and work together as a group to complete all the necessary chores. Our program focuses 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 learn about the local environment, environmental issues, and get introductions to recreation and resource management careers. 
Location: Salida, Colorado 
 

 

Associate Director
Colorado Youth Corps Association
Posted 8/4/2014
Deadline 8/20/2014
CYCA seeks an Associate Director to oversee all CYCA programs, internal operations, and member services.  The Associate Director serves the needs of accredited youth conservation corps and other partners to advance the youth corps movement as well as maintain and enhance quality programs for Colorado’s youth and young adults.  This position will manage a $1.4 million AmeriCorps Fixed Award grant with statewide service locations, oversee CYCA’s corps accreditation process, and manage the CYCA/Bureau of Land Management Internship Diversity Partnership-a successful collaboration that places young adults in BLM Field Offices across Colorado to start their natural resource careers. Click here to download the application.
Location: Denver, Colorado


 

Half Time Member - Energy Retrofit Crew
The Sustainability Institute - Veterans Conservation Corps
Posted 8/4/2014
As a South Carolina – AmeriCorps supported program, The Veterans Conservation Corps trains U.S. military service veterans in energy efficiency building and retrofitting practices – and provides these services locally to income-qualified homeowners who are also military service veterans. Corps Members will also have the opportunity to experience various branches of the energy conservation industry during their terms of service. Duties for Members of the Energy Retrofit Crew include: weatherizing, insulating and air sealing existing and new structures using green building techniques and products; participating in hard physical work; learning job skills, safety requirements and life skills; and providing support to other Corpsmembers engaged in service. Click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Charleston, South Carolina


 

Full Time Member- Energy Retrofit Crew
The Sustainability Institute - Veterans Conservation Corps
Posted 8/4/2014
As a South Carolina – AmeriCorps supported program, The Veterans Conservation Corps trains U.S. military service veterans in energy efficiency building and retrofitting practices – and provides these services locally to income-qualified homeowners who are also military service veterans. Corps Members will also have the opportunity to experience various branches of the energy conservation industry during their terms of service. Duties for Members of the Energy Retrofit Crew include: weatherizing, insulating and air sealing existing and new structures using green building techniques and products; participating in hard physical work; learning job skills, safety requirements and life skills; and providing support to other Corpsmembers engaged in service. Click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Charleston, South Carolina


 

Energy Retrofit Team Site Supervisor
The Sustainability Institute - Veterans Conservation Corps
Posted 8/4/2014
Position starts late September 2014
As a Full Time Staff position in a newly created AmeriCorps service program, the Site Supervisor’s primary role is to manage and instruct service members daily while they are serving on projects (job sites) and during formal classroom training. Crews typically consist of 8 AmeriCorps members, and the Site Supervisor will directly report to the VCC Program Manager and collaborate with a team of VCC and Sustainability Institute staff and technical trainers. The Site Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing retrofit projects from concept to delivery, including performing building assessments, managing construction scopes of work, coordinating the readiness of materials and supplies – and ensuring successful outcomes from projects. This position will strive daily to prepare members for productive careers in the energy efficiency industry following program graduation – all while leading the members during fruitful service in the local communities and embodying the goals and mission of AmeriCorps service.
Location: Charleston, South Carolina


 

Recycling Program Manager
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 7/25/2014
Position open until filled 
The Recycling Program Manager oversees the recycling and waste reduction programs including beverage container, e-waste, used oil and tire recycling programs. The Recycling Program Manager will take a leadership role in all aspects of the recycling programs including assessing community needs, developing projects to meet local needs; creating community partnerships; grant management for all recycling grants including a large state recycling grant; developing fee-for-service projects; fund development; recruiting appropriate corpsmembers; hiring and managing staff members; facilitating communication and integration of recycling programs with CCNB’s other programs; and creating a positive atmosphere to encourage learning and high quality project completion. This position supports the CEO and/or the DOP by carrying out special projects as assigned and by keeping the CEO and the DOP apprised of any pending issues.
Location: San Rafael, California


 

Director of Programs
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 7/24/2014
Position open until filled
This is a new position reporting directly to the CEO and directing all programs including conservation projects, education and corpsmember development. This is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic individual who is a seasoned director with a passion for making a difference in the lives of youth and in helping our environment. The Director of Programs is a senior manager and works closely with Conservation Corps North Bay’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Operations Officer to establish agency-wide goals and to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate strategies to achieve the goals. The Director of Programs is responsible for the day-to-day operations of CCNB’s field experience and educational programs as well as playing a major role in program evaluation, fund development and strategic planning. Under the direction of the CEO and in coordination with other members of the senior management team, this position will have general authority over program management, program tactical plan development and implementation, program budget control, and technical evaluation, tracking and reporting systems. This position supports the Chief Executive Officer by carrying out special projects as assigned by the CEO and by keeping the CEO apprised of any pending issues.
Location: San Francisco Bay Area – Marin and Sonoma Counties
 

 

Sonoma Natural Resources Program Manager
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 7/24/2014
Position open until filled
This is an opportunity for a manager with strong experience in natural resources and/or construction to live and work in one of the most beautiful places in the country. The Sonoma Natural Resources Program Manager oversees the Sonoma County field based natural resources programs and is a member of CCNB's senior management team. The Sonoma Natural Resources Program Manager will take a leadership role in all aspects of the Sonoma field programs including assessing community needs, developing projects to meet local needs; creating community partnerships; developing fee-for-service projects; fund development; recruiting appropriate corpsmembers; hiring and managing staff members; facilitating communication and integration of Sonoma field programs with CCNB's other programs; and creating a positive atmosphere to encourage learning and high quality project completion. This position supports the CEO by carrying out special projects as assigned by the CEO and by keeping the CEO apprised of any pending issues.
Location: San Francisco Bay Area – office located in Cotati, CA


 

Florida Forestry and Gulf Coast Restoration Corpsmembers
Young American Conservation Corps
Posted 7/23/2014
Position begins 9/2014
Paid crew member positions open to work with our nonprofit conservation corps teams beginning September of 2014. Crew member positions for 18-24 years of age, crew leader positions for 18-26 years of age for those individuals with previous trail experience, wages depending upon experience. Veterans will be considered up to 35 years of age. Food and group gear will be provided during your term. It’s hard work, little pay but great personal challenge. We have short term (4 weeks) to longer term (10 month) positions. Benefits include: learning backcountry technical skills in construction of trails and building foot bridges; training in basic equipment operation (such as chainsaws), wilderness first aid, Leave No Trace, and setting up an efficient base camp; training in prescribed burns for wildfire prevention, etc. (Click the link above for full position description).
Location: openings in 3 locations (40 miles southeast of Naples, Florida | 50 miles west of Tallahassee, Florida | Panhandle of Florida)


 

2014 - 2015 Year Round Crew Leadership Advancement Program
Great Basin Institute
Reposted 7/23/2014
Position runs 9/2/2014 - 8/20/2015
Spend a year working and camping outside at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas and join a program designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to lead a crew in the field, developing communication and leadership skills for life. Your experience begins with nine months as a crew member on a 5-personcrew, during which you’ll gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Nevada Division of Forestry. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, hazardous fuels reduction, and habitat restoration. During your tenure as a crew member you will receive training in leadership development, spend extended periods of time camping in the field with fellow crew leaders candidates, and take turns acting as the lead on service projects that are meant to prepare you for the challenges of leading a crew.
Location: Teams will begin service in Southern Nevada, based in Las Vegas, and will remain there until the end of April, when they will be given the option to continue serving in the Las Vegas area or relocate to our Northern or Eastern Nevada field stations for the summer months.
 

 

Fall Restoration Crew Member - Reno
Great Basin Institute
Posted 7/23/2014
Position starts either 8/25/2014 or 9/2/2014. Ends 11/24/2014
Spend your fall 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, and Nevada Division of Forestry. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, hazardous fuels reduction, and habitat restoration.
Location: based out of Reno, Nevada


 

Fall Restoration Crew Member - Spring Mountains National Recreation Area
Great Basin Institute 
Posted 7/23/2014
Position runs 8/25/2014 - 11/20/2014
Spend your fall 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. The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) Spring Mountains National Recreation Area (SMNRA), is recruiting Restoration Crew Members that will implement restoration of unauthorized off-highway vehicle routes across the SMNRA. Restoration will take place in diverse ecosystems and elevations, ranging from blackbrush and Joshua trees at 4,500 feet to mixed conifer at 7,500 feet. This project will involve using hand tools and onsite materials to block and restore unauthorized motorized routes. Camping overnight in the field is required, and may consist of 4 or 8 day spikes. This position requires the ability to follow detailed site specific directions, while encouraging fellow crew members under harsh conditions with daily temperatures that can be in excess of 100 degrees.
Location: based out of Las Vegas, Nevada 


 

AmeriCorps Intern - California Trail Interpretive Center
Great Basin Institute
Posted 7/23/2014
Ideal start date 8/15/2014
The mission of the California Trail Center is to interpret the California Trail experience, its related themes, and provide educational and cultural enrichment to the general public. Through interpretation the Trail Center will contribute to the appreciation and preservation of historic and cultural sites and, by forging strong community partnerships, enhance sustainable tourism in the region. This position is intended for young persons interested in gaining professional development and experience in visitor outreach, interpretation, and public history. Interpretation is driven by a philosophy that charges interpreters to help audiences care about park resources so they might support the care for park resources. Interpretation establishes the value of preserving park resources by helping audiences discover the meanings and significance associated with those resources.
Location: 
California Trail Interpretive Center, 8 miles west of Elko, Nevada


 

2015 Volunteer Specialist
EarthCorps
Posted 7/21/2014
Deadline 8/24/2014
The volunteer specialist is an AmeriCorps seasonal position with EC. This position is part of the EC Volunteer Team and assists in all aspects of volunteer organization, coordination and youth outreach events. Service will include volunteer event planning, on-site leadership of volunteers, creating and leading environmental education activities for youth and adults, and maintenance of tools and materials. The volunteer specialist will also complete field service alongside their team to accomplish the field goals of EarthCorps. This position spends 70% of its time outdoors in the field and 30% in an office setting. This position is supervised by the Program Manager and serves at project sites throughout the Puget Sound region (in urban, suburban, and rural settings). Apply online at: http://apply.earthcorps.org/ 
Location: based out of Seattle, Washington


 

2015 Crew Leader
EarthCorps
Posted 7/21/2014
Deadline 8/24/2014
The crew leader position is a seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps.  CLs work outside, leading corps members in environmental restoration projects throughout the Puget Sound region (in urban, suburban, and rural settings). The crew leader is responsible for: project coordination between project sponsors, EarthCorps project managers, the Field Operations Director, and their crew; facilitation of crew safety and well-being, productivity, morale and quality of work; and corps member training and education in the field. The position reports to the program manager who will serve as advisor to the crew leaders and their crews. EarthCorps crews will be comprised of 5-6 corps members and a crew leader. Apply online at: http://apply.earthcorps.org/ 
Location: based out of Seattle, Washington
 

 

2015 Corps Member
EarthCorps
Posted 7/21/2014
Deadline 10/3/2014
The corps member position is a training-level, seasonal position with EarthCorps. AmeriCorps members will join participants from around the world as they work to restore the environment of the Pacific Northwest. This year-long training program provides an opportunity to grow through hand-on service. Corps members are an inclusive group of emerging environmental leaders committed to cross-cultural teamwork, service, and personal growth. Apply online at http://apply.earthcorps.org/ 
Location: based out of Seattle, Washington


 

Day and Camping Trail Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 7/21/2014
Position runs 8/18/2014 - 10/17/2014
Young adults complete conservation projects on public lands throughout a diverse region that includes El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas and Pueblo counties. Project examples are wildfire mitigation, fencing, campground improvement, trail construction and improvement, park improvements and development. Crews consist of 8-10 Corpsmembers supervised by adult Crew Leaders. The day/camping crew meets and travels to project sites as a team in Corps vehicles. The season will include camping however some weeks the crew will return home each evening. When camping the crew camps onsite at the project location for 5-10 days before returning home for 2-4 days off. The program requires both front country and back country camping and may involve backpacking into remote campsites. The crew is responsible for planning and cooking meals (food provided) and completing team-based chores. This service opportunity requires flexibility.
Location: based out of 
Colorado Springs office - project locations could encompass five counties along southern Front Range in Colorado
 

 

Saw Day Crew Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 7/21/2014
Position runs 8/13/2014 - 11/7/2014
Young adults complete conservation projects on public lands in El Paso County. Project examples are wildfire mitigation and restoration, invasive species removal, and healthy forest initiatives. This is a chainsaw crew. Members will be certified to act as sawyers and swampers after testing. Crews consist of 8-10 Corpsmembers supervised by adult Crew Leaders. The chainsaw day crew meets and travels to project sites as a team in Corps vehicles, and returns to the office each evening. This position requires flexibility.
Location: Colorado Springs office and El Paso County, Colorado


  

Crew Member Positions (see below for Position Descriptions)
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - Taos
Posted 7/15/2014
Positions open until filled
Want to serve an AmeriCorps term in another state? Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is located in the beautiful mountains of Taos, NM. We are currently recruiting young adults, ages 18-25 for our Environmental Conservation and Energy Efficiency Programs. Conservation crews will work on trail construction and maintenance, natural disaster relief, watershed restoration and other community improvement work.  Projects will require camping and working in the outdoors on a “spike” schedule (8 days on, 6 days off) for the duration of the term. Energy Efficiency crews will gain valuable experience in home weatherization, energy efficiency, and earn professional training in the growing field of energy conservation. Earn a living stipend, educational award, and an AmeriCorps service term in the state of New Mexico. Applications and more information are available on our website www.youthcorps.org -- Position Descriptions: Middle Rio Grande Conservation Crew | 2014 Fall Conservation Crew | Energy Efficiency Crew | Bandelier Conservation Corps Crew Member Applications: Conservation Crew Application | Energy Efficiency Application.
Location: Based out of Taos, New Mexico


 

YouthBuild Senior Crew Supervisor
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 7/11/2014
Position open until filled
YouthBuild is a 9-month program for youth 18-24 which strives to address issues facing low-income communities including lack of affordable housing, adequate education, lack of job training and job skills, and the need for community leaders. MHYC’s YouthBuild Program is part of a national model with a long-standing track record of success. The Senior Crew Supervisor is responsible for, among other things: providing daily supervision and construction training to a crew of up to 18 young people on an affordable housing construction site; facilitating the daily development of job skills; acting as a positive role model to all Corpsmembers and promoting a positive Corps culture; teaching basic carpentry skills, etc. (click the link above for full position description).
Location: Denver, Colorado


 

YouthBuild Construction Crew Leader
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 7/11/2014
Position open until filled
The YouthBuild Construction Crew Leader oversees crews of 12-18 youth ages 18-24 on a working construction site and in a construction lab environment. The YouthBuild Construction Crew Leader is responsible for maintaining safe worksite practices, providing direct instruction, work project supervision, maintaining cohesive program implementation, leading independent projects, and providing training and leadership development opportunities for each crew. This position works closely with general and sub-contractors to assist in project completion and maximize training opportunities for Corpsmembers. Reports directly to the Senior Program Manager.
Location: Denver, Colorado


 

Crew Leader
PowerCorpsPHL
Posted 7/11/2014
Position available immediately
PowerCorpsPHL is seeking dynamic individuals with a commitment to urban youth to serve as Crew Leaders.   A joint initiative of the City of Philadelphia, EducationWorks, and the Philadelphia Youth Network, PowerCorpsPHL will soon begin its second year as an AmeriCorps program for 100 Opportunity Youth (ages 18-26) engaging in environmental service. The PowerCorpsPHL Crew Leader is responsible for the daily direct support and supervision of a crew of ten AmeriCorps members. The Crew Leader serves as a work supervisor, role model, and mentor to the AmeriCorps members and is responsible for the crew’s overall work performance and safety.  The Crew Leader is the primary point of contact with City agency staff and reports to the PowerCorpsPHL Operations Manager.  Experience working with urban youth in outdoor or vocational education is strongly preferred.  Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the two open positions are filled.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


 

Visitor Center Naturalist/Host
Great Basin Institute
Posted 7/9/2014
Position open until filled
The Visitor Center Naturalist/Host will serve as a primary contact with the public through several venues including over the phone, in-person, and through special events outreach. The Galena Creek Recreation Area encompasses Washoe County and U.S. Forest Service lands and is located in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range, 17 miles from Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The Naturalist/Host will communicate information regarding the Galena Creek Recreation Area’s and Lake Tahoe’s geographic features, recreation sites, hiking and recreation opportunities, and local regulations to visitors. The Naturalist/Host may work alone.
Location: near Lake Tahoe, Nevada


 

Fall Youth Environmental Educator
Great Basin Institute
Posted 7/9/2014
Position open until filled
The Fall Youth Environmental Educator will assist in the implementation of Great Basin Naturalists Environmental Science Studies at the Galena Creek Visitor Center. The primary programs include: (1) On-site and school-based environmental curriculum for elementary through high school age school groups for day field study trips; (2) On-site school residential programs with curriculum based on Next Generation Science Standards for grades 4 through high school.
Location: Reno, Nevada


 

Bilingual (Spanish) Client Intake Specialist: Full-time // Part-time
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 7/9/2014
Positions open until filled
This position is responsible for client intake and scheduling for Mile High Youth Corps' Energy and Water Conservation projects. The Client Intake Specialist reports directly to the Program Coordinator. Essential functions include: managing database activities including data entry and schedule coordination; maintaining client files and client confidentiality; making cold calls to potential clients for scheduling; planning up to four home visits per day for up to 8 crews; designing, interpreting and/or translating documents as needed, etc. (see full position description). Only applicants with Spanish fluency will be considered. This position is either full-time or part-time (20 hours/week).
Location: Denver, Colorado


 

Crew Supervisor
Los Angeles Conservation Corps
Posted 7/9/2014
Position open until filled
The Crew Supervisor implements the mission of the LA Conservation Corps by using their leadership, supervisory and technical skills to develop the educational and work skills of young people enabling them to advance their own educational, personal and career opportunities. The Crew Supervisor provides the closest personal contact with corpsmembers in the work environment. It is their ability to relate, train and motivate that enables the corpsmembers to create stronger ties to their communities through community involvement and service; explore avenues for personal growth and development in a respectful and nurturing environment and develop leadership skills to contribute to the advancement of all people. Other duties may be assigned as needed.
Location: Los Angeles, California


 

Program Coordinator
Los Angeles Conservation Corps
Posted 7/9/2014
Position open until filled
The Program Coordinator implements the mission of the Corps by using his or her leadership and technical skills to develop the educational and work skills of young people, enabling them to advance in their own personal and career opportunities. The Program Coordinator (located at East LA Work Site) accomplishes this mission by supervising and leading crew supervisors who are responsible for the immediate supervision and development of young people (corpsmembers). The Program Coordinator also ensures that the communities served receive high quality natural resources, recycling and conservation projects. Other duties assigned as needed.
Location: Los Angeles, California


 

Career Pathways Program Manager
Los Angeles Conservation Corps
Posted 7/9/2014
Position open until filled
The Career Pathways Program Manager will develop and implement the Career Pathways Program designed to enhance corpsmember success by transitioning corpsmembers to vocational careers and postsecondary programs leading to living wage jobs with sustainable futures. The manager will work with program staff enhance the Corps’ strengths in workforce training and develop programs with industry-recognized credentials in line with the changing economy and the Corps’ environmental and youth development mission. The position will report directly to the Corps’ Chief Executive Officer and work closely with her as the programs are developed.
Location: Los Angeles, California 
 

 

Executive Director
Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps
Posted 7/7/2014
Deadline 8/15/2014
The Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps, a private nonprofit organization – 501 (c) (3) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director (Job Description Attached).  All interested should submit a letter of interest to the Board of Directors, Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps and a resume to edsearch@saccorps.org by August 15, 2014.  No phone calls please.
Location: Sacramento, California


 

Intern or Volunteer ASL Interpreters
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 7/7/2014
Program runs 7/26/2014 - 8/30/2014
This summer NYC has expanded its program for youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing in Oregon which provides opportunities for youth to learn, grow, and experience success. Here is a chance for youth who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing to learn valuable work and outdoor skills, create powerful new friendships, and make memories that will last a lifetime! NYC would like to enrich our Deaf and Hard of Hearing Crew this summer by hiring one-two ASL Interpreter Interns. Here is a link to our website which contains more information and instructions how to apply - http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/ASLStaffPositions.aspx 
Location: based out of Eugene, Oregon


 

Conservation Fall Crew Supervisor
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - Taos
Posted 7/7/2014
Position runs 8/18/2014 - 12/12/2014  (Albuquerque position continues through February 27, 2015)
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps in Taos, New Mexico, is seeking enthusiastic, experienced outdoor leaders to run field crews for the fall season. Supervisors will be responsible for the safety and physical/emotional well-being of 7-8 crew members while completing conservation projects such as trail maintenance and fuels reduction across New Mexico’s forests, mountains, canyons, and mesas. Projects will require camping and working in the outdoors on a “spike” schedule (8 days on, 6 days off) for the duration of the term. With support from RMYC staff, the Crew Supervisor will serve as a positive role model for members, uphold organizational standards and policies, and support the personal and professional development of a diverse crew. Work safe; take pride; make a difference!
Location: positions based out of Taos, Bandelier and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Spike trips throughout the state. 


 

Community Program Manager
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) 
Posted 7/7/2014
Position open until filled
This position will plan, organize, deliver and oversee SCA environmental conservation youth/teen programs in the California/Southwest/Hawaii region of SCA – particularly urban programs in the Bay Area. This role will recruit and place youth and young adults in a variety of programs each year; work with partner organizations to plan service projects and work crews; hire, train and supervise crew leaders and other staff as needed; implement safety protocols; maintain all related documents/files; complete program evaluations and reporting; manage budgets. 
Location: Oakland, California


 

Marin Natural Resources Program Manager
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 6/26/2014
Position open until filled
The Marin Natural Resources Program Manager oversees the Marin County field based natural resources programs and is a member of CCNB’s senior management team. The Marin Natural Resources Program Manager will take a leadership role in all aspects of the Marin field programs including assessing community needs, developing projects to meet local needs; creating community partnerships; developing fee-for-service projects; fund development; recruiting appropriate corpsmembers; hiring and managing staff members; facilitating communication and integration of Marin field programs with CCNB’s other programs; and creating a positive atmosphere to encourage learning and high quality project completion. This position supports the CEO by carrying out special projects as assigned by the CEO and by keeping the CEO apprised of any pending issues.
Location: San Rafael, California


 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 6/26/2014
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. 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: San Rafael, California


 

Field Crew Leader 
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 6/23/2014
Position runs 8/11/2014 - 12/20/2014
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) Tucson Office seeks qualified candidates for Crew Leader positions for the Fall 2014 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. 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.
Location: Based out of Tucson, Arizona


 

Corpsmember - Veterans Green Corps
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 6/20/2014
Porgram runs 8/18/2014 - 10/24/2014
Grounded in camaraderie and skills development, VGC Corps Members live and work outdoors in a high performing crew setting. The three month field season will prep participants for careers in firefighting with federal agencies. However, it’s also an opportunity for any Veteran looking for rewarding service in the Rockies. Members receive S-212 Fire Chainsaw and S-190 Wildland Firefighting certifications, along with over 300 hours of field experience. Crews work alongside federal agencies which provides them an opportunity to network with potential employers. This position is based in Billings, MT but obtaining housing is not required.
Location: Based out of Billings, Montana (obtaining housing not required)
 

 

AmeriCorps Crew Member - Fall 
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 6/12/2014
Positions open until filled 
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 agency 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.
Location: based out of Flagstaff, Arizona


 

Intern - Restoration and Biology
Great Basin Institute 
Reposted 6/12/2014
Position begins 7/1/2014 (or upon availability)
This member will be responsible for facilitating several key components of ecological restoration of wetland, riparian, & desert habitat at Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Clark County. The member will also implement or assist with a few biological activities such as inventory and monitoring species or habitats at Moapa Valley NWR. The majority of tasks will be guided by the Refuge Manager, but performed independently by the member. Specific tasks may include (but are not limited to): maintaining native plants through routine watering and replacement of plants in restored areas; repairing simple, above ground irrigation systems in restored areas; conducting photo monitoring of restored sites; performing invasive plant removal, primarily through hand removal or mechanical/equipment methods, in both aquatic/stream and terrestrial landscapes; conducting or assisting with basic biological activities (e.g., inventory and monitoring species or habitats) for wildlife resources using established protocols or methods; updating GIS data for restoration and biological data...etc.
Location: Moapa, Nevada


 

Environmental Education & Outreach Youth Interns
Great Basin Institute
Reposted 6/12/2014
Position begins 7/1/2014
Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting at least three youth interns to assist with the implementation of interpretation and education programs for Lake Mead National Recreation Area. We encourage youth from a diverse background to apply. These individuals will gain valuable experience in environmental education, interpretation and outreach. Interns will serve alongside park staff contributing to a wide variety of resource management, protection and visitor use projects. This position may require travel throughout the LMNRA, as well as service on weekends and most holidays. Internship opportunities are available in two term lengths: 450-hours (approximately 13 weeks) and 900-hours (approximately 26 weeks). 
Location: Lake Mead NRA (Boulder City, NV)


 

AmeriCorps Conservation Crew Member 
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 6/11/2014
Positions open until filled -- Program runs 8/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Arizona Conservation Corps 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. 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, back country or following a day crew schedule, 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.
Location: based out of Tucson, Arizona (projects throughout the Southwest)


 

Conservation Program Field Assistant 
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps 
Posted 6/9/2014
Immediate opening
The Field Assistant position is a three-month, full-time temporary position with responsibilities that involve supervisory, field, and administrative tasks. The successful candidate must easily transition from field-based to office-based responsibilities and will focus on helping to develop and support 20 crews that currently comprise the Conservation Program of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps. The Field Assistant is supervised by the Conservation Program Director. The Field Assistant will work closely with the Program Staff to gain a full understanding of the program mission, goals, and processes and will work as part of a highly motivated professional team to assist in all aspects of the VYCC Conservation Program. This may include but is not limited to areas such as training, supervision, and work project management. The Field Assistant will train and support crews, supervise Crew Leaders, respond to urgent situations, and manage complex logistics all the while inspiring Crew Leaders and Corpsmembers alike as a confident leader....click the link above for the full position description.
Location: based out of Richmond, Vermont


 

Math/Science Teacher
Conservation Corps North Bay - John Muir Charter School
Posted 6/4/2014
Duties and responsiblities and include: 1) CLASSROOM EDUCATION: teaching classes that provide a foundation of learning leading to a high school diploma and enhanced life options and opportunities. Teach core educational subjects, especially math, algebra and science. Help develop individualized study plans to recover credit deficits. Work with students to prepare for the CAHSEE in math. 2) FIELD EDUCATION: teach lessons with crews at project sites, which provide the opportunities for site-specific or project-specific learning. 3) EDUCATIONAL NEWSLETTER: assist in the preparation of the weekly corps newsletter, The WoRD, which provides corps members with literacy-building lessons around diverse educational themes...(click the link above to read the full position description). 
Location: San Rafael (2 days), Cotati (2 days), Novato (1 day)


 

Senior Teacher 
Conservation Corps North Bay - John Muir Charter School
Posted 6/4/2014
CCNB provides a diverse group of youth and young adults with opportunities to transform their lives through education, employability, civic engagement, and leadership. As a John Muir Charter School Teacher at CCNB you will: provide relevant academic training to young adults (18-25) in an alternative, second-chance high school completion program; serve students' educational needs and academic, career and personal goals; empower students to set and achieve goals, including further academic studies and improved career opportunities. Duties and responsibilities include: overseeing the education program and teaching spaces; scheduling classes and assigning teachers; developing plans to provide individualized and group instruction as appropriate; assessing student needs and preparing instruction to meet those needs... (click the link above to read the full position description). 
Location: Novato, California 


 

Senior Program Officer
Washington Commission for National and Community Service 
Posted 6/3/2014
Position open until filled 
The Washington Commission for National and Community Service is recruiting for a Senior Program Officer.  This position advances the mission of the Commission by building the operational infrastructure and leading two Program Officers to support approximately twenty national service subgrantees which engage over 1,500 AmeriCorps members serving in nonprofits, schools, faith-based organizations, and units of government. Service opportunities offer life-changing experiences for AmeriCorps members focusing on six priority areas including: educational achievement; disaster response and recovery; economic opportunity; environmental protection; healthy futures, and veterans and military families. This position is open until filled.  However, interviews may begin immediately.  Top candidates will be invited to an interview to determine the finalists for the position.  Since the selection will be based on information provided by the candidate, it is in the candidate’s best interest to address the preferred qualifications of the job as they apply to their knowledge, skills and abilities.
Location: Olympia, Washington


 

Project Manager - Water and Energy Conservation
Mile High Youth Corps 
Posted 6/3/2014
This position leads the Energy and Water Conservation Program for MHYC. Essential functions include (click the link above for full position description): supporting the Outreach and Recruitment staff in the successful hiring and training of all Energy/Water Corpsmembers; implement a standardized orientation and training for Crew Leaders and Corpsmembers; providing direct support to all Energy/Water Conservation related staff in addresssing Corpsmember performance issues; sustaining and managing the current energy and water conservation contracts; researching and developing energy and water conservation projects; assist the CEO in writing proposals and negotiating contracts to support energy and water conservation projects...etc. 
Location: Denver, Colorado


 

Temporary Crew Leader - Water and Energy Conservation
Mile High Youth Corps 
Posted 5/30/2014
Position runs 6/30/2014 - 12/19/2014
Responsible for the daily supervision of 18-24 year old Corpsmembers. Responsibilities include building positive relationships with Corpsmembers, providing consistent opportunities for leadership development, as well as safety and project oversight. This position manages crews that deliver water and energy conservation measures to low-income residents, community-based organizations and other MHYC clients in the Denver metro area.
Location: based out of Denver, Colorado


 

Field Team Member
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 5/28/2014
Position runs 8/19/2014 - 11/14/2014
The MCC provides community service opportunities and career training for those interested in pursuing a career in natural resources.  Members serve Maine’s communities, participate in the AmeriCorps program, and gain hands-on experience. Field Team Member responsibilities include: building new trails and rehabilitating existing trails (this includes building bridges, ladders, retaining walls, etc.); representing the MCC and the host site organization in a professional and supportive manner; adhering to the MCC drug free workplace policy; completing all paperwork in a timely manner; developing and using leadership skills in roles within the team and with volunteers; living cooperatively with other members during training and service sessions. 
Location: training typically takes place in Hallowell, Maine; field work is conducted throughout Maine


 

AmeriCorps Environmental Steward
Maine Conservation Corps 
Posted 5/28/2014
Position available immediately
The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is accepting applications for AN AmeriCorps Environmental Steward position located at Bradbury Mountain State Park in Pownal, Maine for 2014.  MCC is dedicated to environmental education, outdoor recreation and conservation projects, volunteer opportunities, and developing career and leadership skills. Environmental Stewards serve in 900 hour positions throughout the State of Maine. 900 hour positions receive a living allowance of $6,240 ($260/week for 24 weeks) and if eligible, an AmeriCorps education award of $2,775 upon successful completion of the program.  Other benefits include health insurance during service with COBRA benefits at the completion of service, student loan forbearance & interest payment, experiential learning, a wide range of training and networking and a Maine State Park Pass.  
Location: Pownal, Maine


 

Project Leader - Veteran Fire Corps
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 5/28/2014
Position begins in late July
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 participation on prescribed fires, fuels reduction, fire effects monitoring, FIREWISE educational outreach and pre-fire preparation of burn units. This position will also require additional experience in data management including: hiking forest settings gathering field data, working with GPS hardware to navigate to plots, using GIS software to create maps, and managing the FFI database. The work schedule may vary, but typical work hitches could include working up to 4 consecutive 10-hour days with 3 days off.  This position is full time, seasonal.
Location: Regional locations will most likely include Lake Roosevelt NRA, Wenatchee NF, Yosemite NP, Grand Canyon NP and Prescott NF


 

Fall Crewmember
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 5/23/2014
Position open until filled (start date 8/11/2014)
Spend the fall working and living outdoors as part of a 4-person Utah Conservation Corps crew.  Crews complete projects on Utah's public lands, including habitat restoration, invasive species removal, trail and fence construction, and forest fuels reduction. Improve the environment and experience Utah's natural beauty! Fall Conservation Corps members commit to a twelve week season, August 11, 2014 - October 31, 2014, including two weeks of training and 10 weeks of project work.  Crew Members are trained in chainsaw and hand tool use, project specific skills, & Wilderness First Aid.  More info available at www.utahconservationcorps.org. 
Location: 
based out of Logan, Salt Lake City, and Escalante, Utah


 

YouthBuild AmeriCorps VISTA Member
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 5/6/2014
Position open until filled
Essential functions include: Program Development (working with the Case Manager; managing media and community outreach sources, including program photos, video and blog entries; overseeing the independent service projects and group service projects for Corpsmembers)   Recruitment and Hiring (working with the Outreach Coordinator to develop Youth Street Team activities to support recruitment plans for YouthBuild; assisting program hiring teams in implementing hiring processes)   Evaluation (coordinating the implementation of needed Corpsmember survey assessments)   Organizational Duties (assisting with outcome measurement and grant reporting; collaborating with all YouthBuild staff to continue to refine the tracking system of programmatic activitie)...see full position description for details. 
Location: Denver, Colorado
 

 

Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 5/2/2014
SCA is seeking a qualified Field Leader to supervise four high school students in the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program at Shenandoah National Park. Youth Conservation Corps is a summer employment program for young men and women (ages 15-18) who work, earn and learn together doing outdoor conservation projects. YCC members complete meaningful projects that require hard work and cooperation. Work projects in the park may include rehabilitating camping areas, trail maintenance, bird banding, invasive species removal, tree planting, environmental education and other duties as needed. 
Location: Virginia


 

NCCC Team Leader
AmeriCorps NCCC
Posted 3/6/2014
AmeriCorps NCCC seeks team leaders to provide experience and leadership to corps members in both our NCCC and FEMA Corps programs as they work to strengthen communities. Team leaders coordinate the activities of 8-12 corps members per team.
We are looking for dedicated team leaders who are capable and willing to engage our teams of diverse young people in service benefiting communities across America—team leaders who can promote a culture of learning and “getting things done” through teamwork. It is crucial for our team leaders, who act as role models, mentors, and coaches, to recognize that diversity extends beyond ethnicity, race, socioeconomic status, age, and gender, but also includes values, perception, ideology, and experience. Corps members can come from highly advantaged or highly disadvantaged circumstances. By acknowledging the significance and value in our differences, team leaders will encourage a team dynamic that is truly invested in learning from each other and engaged in the communities they serve.
Team leaders build a cohesive team from diverse individuals through promoting a culture of safety, respect, flexibility, and openness. A team that appreciates the value that each individual corps member contributes will not only work well together to accomplish project needs, but inspire the communities they serve to work together to do the same.
 

 

FEMA Corps - Member
AmeriCorps NCCC
Posted 3/6/2014
FEMA Corps is an NCCC track for young adults who want to gain professional skills in emergency management while serving with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) staff on disaster response and recovery efforts. It is a 10 month, full-time, team-based residential service program that was developed in partnership with FEMA and the Corporation for National and Community Service, the agency that oversees AmeriCorps NCCC. As a member, you’ll be assigned to one of five NCCC campuses. Your focus will solely be on emergency management and long-term recovery activities within FEMA. You’ll provide administrative and logistical support in areas that include: educating communities, assessing needs, and collecting information; developing materials that promote disaster preparation to the public; helping survivors complete applications for disaster assistance; Setting up shelter operations and re-unification of families and pets, etc.
Location: will be based out of one of 5 AmeriCorps NCCC campuses across the country. 


 

 


 



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)