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Featured Partners


LEAF (Leaders in Environmental Action for the Future) Program Mentor 
The Nature Conservancy
Posted 1/22/2015
Position starts 6/27/2015
The LEAF Mentor position is a GREAT residential paid summer job opportunity for a teacher or other youth development professional with a passion for the outdoors and positive youth development. The position runs from late June through the end of July and consists of living, working, and recreating on one or more nature preserves located in 30 states across the country. The LEAF program provides paid, residential summer jobs in conservation for urban high school students attending environmental high schools. The mentor oversees a three or four person team of high school youth (or a team of 6 with a co-mentor)- chaperoning and guiding the team during the whole month. While the primary duty is mentoring the students and ensuring they are getting the most out of the experience, mentors are also expected join the students in every aspect of their conservation work, which can include outdoor physical labor such as clearing trails, shellfish restoration, and planting seedlings. On the weekend the team engages in outdoor adventures such as kayaking or horseback riding. The mentor will also take the students on three college visits during the month. Mentors will be sent to any of over 30 partner states, from Maine to Florida to Idaho. The full details of the job description are at the link above, and feel free to have interested parties contact Desiree Herrera dherrera@tnc.org if they have any questions about the position. To read more info on the program please visit http://www.nature.org/leaf. You can also watch a national CBS news segment on the program here:  http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7377041n
Location: We are now working coast to coast, with partner high schools in 11 cities and sending teams to work, live, and play in over 25 states across the country. 

 

Peace Corps

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


At Corps & Affiliate Members


Crew Member
Wyoming Conservation Corps
Posted 2/27/2015
Deadline 4/3/2015. Position runs 5/21/2015 - 8/19/2015
Crew members will work in teams of six members with two crew leaders. Members will report to and take direction from Crew Leaders and the WCC Staff. Crew members will complete six, ten-day conservation projects around the state of Wyoming, living and working outdoors. Members’ responsibilities as AmeriCorps members will include, but are not limited to: camping, cooking, work task completion, participating in environmental education and group learning programs, various camp chores. Work projects are located throughout the state of Wyoming, working with state and federal land management agencies. Projects may include: trail maintenance and construction, habitat restoration, development reclamation, construction, scientific survey, and various agricultural projects. Crew members will be required to fulfill a minimum 450 hour commitment over the course of the term of service (May-August). Crew members will be enrolled in the one upper division credit WCC class through the Environment and Natural Resources Program at UW. Completion of this course and fulfillment of hourly commitments through training, projects, and other WCC activities are required in order to be eligible to receive the AmeriCorps Education Award. This is a drug and alcohol free position with zero tolerance. Click here to download application or click here to apply online. Click the link above for further position details.
Location: Wyoming


 

Range Technician
Great Basin Institute
Posted 2/27/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/14/2015
In cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management Casper Field Office, Great Basin Institute is recruiting up to three qualified Range Technicians to join our AmeriCorps program. The Technicians will assist with the following projects: Range Technicians will work closely with agency personnel to assist with vegetation monitoring, maintain program database and documents, research needed information, and inventory and spraying noxious and invasive weeds; Plant surveys and mapping efforts in order to refine population boundaries for species of management concern. Survey efforts will be concentrated within areas identified for potential habitat treatment projects and locations where occurrence has been previously documented; Range Technicians will also be working with the BLM Hydrologist doing field work and will also be available to work with other specialists within the resources section of the BLM Casper Field Office. This position is field-work intensive with approximately 80% of the term spent in the field and the remaining 20% spent analyzing data and compiling progress and final reports to be submitted by established deadlines.
Location: Casper, WY


 

Youth Interpretive Internship
Great Basin Institute
Posted 2/27/2015
6-month position beginning 3/23/2015
(Must be age 25 or younger on first day of Internship) The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the BLM Elko CA Trail Interpretive Center, is recruiting a Youth Interpretive Intern to serve as part of our AmeriCorps program. This position is seeking a youth who is age 25 or younger on the first day of the internship who is interested in gaining professional development and experience in visitor outreach, interpretation, and public history. 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. 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. Primary Duties for the internship include: monitoring/stationing the front desk at the center, providing information about the center to visitors and callers; researching, developing presenting formal and informal interpretive programs; facilitating historic curriculum-based programs; assisting in graphic design and informational material development...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Elko, NV 


 

Education, Outreach & Interpretive Intern
Great Basin Institute
Posted 2/27/2015
6-month position beginning 3/23/2015
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the BLM Elko CA Trail Interpretive Center, is recruiting an Education, Outreach & Interpretive Intern to serve as part of our AmeriCorps program. This position is seeking an individual interested in gaining professional development and experience in visitor outreach, interpretation, and public history. 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. 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. Primary Duties for the internship include: monitoring/stationing the front informational desk at the center and providing information about the center to visitors and callers; researching, developing presenting formal and informal interpretive programs; facilitating historic curriculum-based programs; assisting in graphic design and informational material development...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Elko, NV

 

 

Superior National Forest Seasonal Crew Members and Crew Leaders
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 2/26/2015
Deadline 4/15/2015
Crew Member 5/26/2015 - 8/20/2015* [Crew Leader starts 5/18/2015] 
* Optional opportunity to extend service through mid-December based on project availability and funding
Superior National Forest seasonal crews are part of the Superior National Forest’s “Faces of Tomorrow” initiative, an effort to improve the diversity of their future workforce. Therefore, priority will be given to minorities and under-represented applicants between the ages 18-25. Corpsmembers receive intensive training and on-the-job experience to make them highly competitive for permanent, full-time jobs in the Forest Service following service term completion. Position Responsibilities: Two crews of one leader and five members each will participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice working on projects throughout Superior National Forest. Leader and member positions involve physically challenging, team-oriented outdoor work on conservation projects such as invasive species management, fuels reduction, campsite maintenance, timber stand improvement, erosion control, trail maintenance and wildlife habitat improvement. The Crew leader works directly with crew members to complete all forest improvement projects, monitoring member performance and safety and providing on-site education and training.Leaders/members must be 18-25 years old and be able to perform the essential functions of the job, including physically strenuous work 40 hours per week. Typical service week is Monday-Thursday (10 hours each day), with other days scheduled as required. Crew Members should be available for week-long out-of-town assignments that involve camping near the work project site. A full term of service must be completed in order to receive the education award. Personal protective equipment provided and required.  
Location: Duluth, MN 


 

AmeriCorps Member (6-month position)
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 2/26/2015
The 6-month AmeriCorps positions are residential, seasonal full-time positions with VYCC. Crews will be comprised of between six and eight AmeriCorps Members ranging in age from 18-24 years old and two Crew Leaders. AmeriCorps Members will be working in urban and rural settings on conservation projects in Vermont, North Carolina, and other eastern states as needed. Projects will be completed in all weather conditions and are physically demanding. Typical work projects include trail restoration and maintenance, stream bank restoration and planting, urban path construction, bridge and boardwalk construction, invasive species removal, and vegetation management. Work regularly involves hiking, heavy lifting, & repetitive motions, including lifting up to 50 lbs., as well as hiking up to 4 miles while carrying 40 lbs. of weight...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: various locations (may serve in Vermont, North Carolina, other eastern states as needed)


 

Historic Trails Youth Intern
Great Basin Institute
Posted 2/26/2015
Position runs for 18-weeks (5/18/15 - 9/18/15)
In cooperation with the BLM Winnemucca District, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting to hire a Historic Trails Youth Intern to serve as a GBI-sponsored AmeriCorps program. In addition to being part of a larger national service movement, the successful applicant should possess interest in maintaining and improving recreation and stewardship of public lands, with a specific focus on stewardship of National Historic Trails in the Black Rock Desert-High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area (NCA). The Youth Intern will assist with land management and visitor service needs in the NCA, including: cultural resource monitoring and recording, and site protection; visitor services (staff support for visitor centers and information kiosks); and environmental education, outreach, and interpretive talks to the general public. The historic trails youth intern will also enhance relationships with key partners in the management of historic trails and increase capacity to more effectively manage and protect historic trail resources. The Intern will be mentored by a BLM archaeologist and will assist with inventory and protection projects. The information, education and outreach role of the intern would involve interpretation of trail resources through activities and efforts such as trail tours, research and cooperative interpretation with partners. This opportunity is available to youth between the ages of 18 and 25 at the time in which the project commences.
Location: BLM Winnemucca District Office (northwest part of Nevada)


 

Community Conservation Corps Member
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 2/26/2015
Positions begin in April
Northwest Youth Corps is offering a paid job training program in Eugene and Hillsboro, Oregon called the Community Conservation Corps. There are 8 positions still open for the Eugene Cascade Fuels Crew starting April 6th, and 6 positions remain open for the Hillsboro Crew that starts April 1st. The Community Conservation Corps (CCC) program offers professional development and training for young adults aged 18 to 24, who are out of school and out of work one month prior to beginning the program, AND receiving or eligible to receive (or anyone in the household) public assistance in the month prior to enrolling in the CCC program. Participants earn industry recognized certifications while working on conservation, recreation, and park maintenance projects. The focus of the Community Conservation Corps program is training and real world job readiness. Members will spend about 25% of their time in formal trainings and 75% of their time completing resource and park management projects. Trainings will include Wilderness First Aid, Trail Construction and Maintenance, Chainsawing, and Resource Restoration. Additional trainings may include fire fuels reduction, Community Emergency Response Teams, and Herbicide Application. Click here for more details and find out how to apply.
Location: positions available in Eugene and Hillsboro, OR

 

 

Field Team Members
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 2/26/2015
The Maine Conservation Corps (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. Team Member key responsibilities include: building new trails and rehabilitating existing trails (building bridges, wooden ladders, retaining walls; constructing with rock; clearing trails, etc.)...click the link above for full position description.
Location: training in Hallowell, ME area. Field work conducted throughout state.


 

Crew Supervisor (Forest Technician)
Washington Conservation Corps
Posted 2/23/2015
Interested applicants should apply ASAP. This is a year-round position. 
The Washington Conservation Corps is currently recruiting for a year-round Crew Supervisor (Forest Technician) to lead our conservation and recreation efforts in the spectacular Mountains to Sound Greenway - just east of Seattle, Washington. This is a permanent state position with full benefits - medical, retirement, paid holidays, vacation accrual, sick leave etc. Position is responsible for training, directing, encouraging, evaluating, and working alongside 5 AmeriCorps members in the performance of natural resource restoration and recreational trails projects throughout the Greenway. Crew primarily works a 4/10 work week - Tuesday through Friday. Occasional 8-day backcountry trails spikes during trail season. Interested individuals should immediately submit a cover letter and resume to Regional Coordinator Kevin Farrell at Kevin.farrell@ecy.wa.gov. For questions please call 360-480-2603. 
Location: based out of Seattle-area


 

AmeriCorps Environmental Steward Positions
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 2/19/2015
Deadline 3/30/2015. Positions start 5/11/2015
The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Environmental Steward positions located throughout Maine for May 2015.  MCC is dedicated to environmental education, outdoor recreation and conservation projects, volunteer opportunities, and developing career and leadership skills. These 900 hour positions receive a living allowance of $6,760 ($260/week for 26 weeks) and if eligible, an AmeriCorps education award of $2,865 upon successful completion of the program. Other benefits include health coverage, student loan forbearance & interest payment if eligible, experiential learning, a wide range of training and networking opportunities, and a Maine State Park Pass.   
Location: various locations throughout Maine


 

Crew Leader (Historic Preservation)
HistoriCorps
Posted 2/19/2015
Seasonal, 5-month position (starting in April or May). 3 - 5 openings.
We are looking for a few good historic preservationists who are organized and love to cook in the wilderness, or good cooks who love old buildings in the wilderness!  If you love cooking for others and want to work on old buildings, come spend a season with HistoriCorps. If you are studying or working toward a career in historic preservation, and you can help ensure a fun, safe, clean and healthy base camp and project site, your skills will help create unforgettable experiences for project participants. ou will have the opportunity to restore/rehabilitate multiple historic log, stone, adobe, and frame buildings, living and working on America’s remote and spectacular public lands (BLM, NPS, USFS, state lands). Crew Leaders may be asked to travel anywhere in the United States. While most projects are accessible by high clearance vehicles, some require a hike. Crew Leaders will work at the direction of and assist the Project Supervisor on all aspects of HistoriCorps projects.
Location: based out of Colorado


 

Project Supervisor
HistoriCorps
Posted 2/19/2015
Seasonal, 5-month position (starting in April or May). 3 - 5 openings.
If you are a historic preservation construction professional looking for an opportunity to work in some of the most beautiful places in America, HistoriCorps may be the opportunity for you.  Do you want a break from the mundane, the familiar, the day-to-day work?  Do you want to re-ignite your passion for historic preservation, meet people of like mind who want to learn, and introduce them to the gratifying work we do, all while teaching, coaching and inspiring them?  And do all this in places most people spend a lifetime dreaming about?  You will never have more fun working and making a difference.  HistoriCorps just may change your life. Project Supervisors will have the opportunity to restore/rehabilitate multiple historic log, stone, adobe, and frame buildings, living and working on America’s remote and spectacular public lands (BLM, NPS, USFS, state lands). Project Supervisors may be asked to travel anywhere in the United States.  While most sites are accessible by high clearance vehicles, some require a backcountry hike. The Project Supervisors are responsible for everyone on, and everything related to, their respective work sites.
Location: based out of Colorado


 

Volunteer and Communications Manager
HistoriCorps
Posted 2/19/2015
Full-time, salaried position
The Volunteer and Communications Manager’s overarching objective is to recruit, register, manage, and cultivate on-going relationships with project participants (volunteers, veterans, students and youth) and community partners, and to expand HistoriCorps’ public and online presence through effective marketing, communications and public relations. This individual will set and guide the strategy for all external messaging while ensuring our recruitment and volunteer management needs are met in the field. This individual will engage with our many partners, network, and the general public on a regular basis to promote HistoriCorps’ mission and volunteer/educational opportunities. 
Location: Colorado


 

Operations Manager (Historic Preservation)
HistoriCorps
Posted 2/19/2015
Full-time, salaried position
The Operations Manager position is responsible for and oversees all functions of HistoriCorps field operations. This individual will plan, manage, and report on multiple concurrent construction projects. The Operations Manager facilitates all aspects of HistoriCorps projects that involve the maintenance, repair and preservation of historic structures.  The Operations Manager will at times fill in or lead preservation projects. The Operations Manager is responsible for: preparing estimates and proposals; scheduling traveling teams and jobs; planning job logistics; hiring, training and supervising field staff; ordering, procuring and ensuring delivery of materials to sites; tracking jobs and drafting and submitting job reports in close collaboration with finance manager; maintaining and repairing vehicles, trailers, tools and equipment; supporting field staff. This individual collaborates with the Management Team1 to match the appropriate work force with projects, e.g., volunteers, corps members, students, veterans, Passport in Time volunteers (PIT) or a combination of the foregoing.
Location: Colorado 

 

 

Regional Director
Missouri College Advising Corps
Posted 2/19/2015
MCAC will employ two Regional Directors, each providing oversight of one-half of the state. The Regional Director will oversee the 20-25 full-time near peer college advisers and the MCAC partner schools in that region of the state. The MCAC Regional Director position is responsible for oversight of staff and partner school relationships. The well-being, success, and high performance of college advisers and the quality of relationships to and partnerships with partner schools is key to MCAC's demonstrated impact. The position is a reflection and representative of the MCAC Executive Director and is critical to MCAC achieving its mission of empowering Missouri students to go to college and succeed. Specific responsibilities include: assisting wiht interviewing and selecting a "best-fit" school placement of MCAC's full-time, near-peer college advisers; planning and delivering high quality and effective pre- and in-service training of all MCAC's advisers...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Columbia, MO


 

Seattle Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Corps
Posted 2/19/2015
Program runs 7/6/2015 - 8/14/2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the Seattle Community programs. Program responsibilities include co-leading a commuting crew of 12 members, ages 15 - 19; facilitating job readiness and youth leadership skills while working on trails and habitat restoration projects in Seattle's public parks...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Seattle, WA


 

Detroit Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Corps
Posted 2/19/2015
Program dates are Monday, July 6th - Friday, August 14th. All Crew Leaders must attend a mandatory, all expenses paid, residential training in June (exact dates TBA).
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students ages 15-18 for the Detroit Summer Conservation Crew Program. 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...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Detroit, MI


 

Pittsburgh Community Conservation Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Corps
Posted 2/19/2015
Program runs 6/29/2015 - 8/7/2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students, ages 15-18, for the summer 2015 urban programs. This Student Conservation Association summer program is part of the Pittsburgh Summer Youth Employment Program (PSYEP). Goals of the program are to develop conservation work skills, environmental knowledge, and professionalism skills in participants.  Participants provide conservation services in Pittsburgh parks and communities, learn why this work is important, and prepare for future employment opportunities...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Pittsburgh, PA / Western Pennsylvania


 

Lincoln National Forest Resource Management Intern
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 2/18/2015
Position runs from March 2015 - September 2015
Employees in this position will gain experience in forest service data collection methods for forested and non-forested (rangeland) ecosystems.  Data will be used for resource management related to evaluation of vegetation treatments, fire effects, and future vegetation planning.  Employees will gain knowledge and skills of forest service data collection methods; Common Stand Exam (CSE) and Common Non-Forested Vegetation Sampling Procedures (CNVSP). Work will require extensive identification of plants, habitat types, and general exposure to multiple southwest ecosystems. Data entry, writing, and organizational skills are a must.  Work requires extensive periods of time hiking in remote landscapes of varying topography and weather conditions.  Use of 4 wheel drive and UTV are an integral part of the program.  Horse training may be provided.  Post wildfire data collection may occur.
Location: 
Duty Station is Ruidoso, New Mexico. Government housing provided.  However work will occur forest wide; expect up to 8 weeks of travel with camping or staying in other government quarters.
 

 

Rangeland Management Clerk (Internship)
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 2/18/2015
Position starts ASAP, runs 52 weeks from start date
This project is with the Bureau of Land Management Kingman Field Office (KFO) based in Kingman, Arizona. Opportunities will be provided for recent college graduates who have received an Associate’s degree or higher and have some previous natural resource management, or related experience to serve as a Range Clerk/Technician for approximately 52 weeks. Kingman is located in northwestern Arizona near the borders of California and Nevada. Kingman is a small town of approximately 35,000 residents and is located at the intersection of Interstate 40 and Highway 93.  Las Vegas is about a 2 hour drive to the north of Kingman and Flagstaff is about a 2 hour drive to the east. The Field Office manages approximately 2.4 million acres of public land in northwestern Arizona. KFO manages 91 grazing allotments within the Mohave and Sonoran Deserts.  The renewal of grazing permits is a priority for the office.  There may be opportunities to work with or obtain training in adjacent BLM Field Offices. 
Location: based out of Kingsman, AZ


 

Summer Stewardship Program - Crew Leader
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 2/12/2015
SSP crew leaders independently lead a five person AmeriCorps crew for 8 weeks; with minimal supervision; staff manage, supervise, and participate in all aspects of crew life from hauling rocks to washing dishes. They work cooperatively with other staff to delegate responsibilities to crew members, supervise camp operations, maintain crew dynamics, and establish/maintain crew morale; staff provide formal and informal feedback and evaluations to corps members with specific attention to work productivity and quality, teamwork, and leadership; staff receive feedback on their performance and are challenged to develop their own leadership skills within this program; Implement skills training and prepare for and teach daily education lessons based on NYC's education curriculum, which incorporates lessons ranging from group dynamics and environmental policy to stewardship and resource management...click the link above for full position description. Apply online at http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/StaffPositions/FieldStaff.aspx  
Location: Program based out of Eugene, OR. Project sites may be located in Oregon, Washington, Idaho or Northern CA


 

Summer Stewardship Program - Crew Member
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 2/12/2015
Position runs 8/25/2015 - 10/16/2015
The Summer Stewardship Program (SSP) is an innovative AmeriCorps program designed to provide hands on training and experience to those interested in pursuing employment with conservation corps, land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. The SSP 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 a variety of conservation projects while developing the soft skills needed to be successful in the outdoor industry. SSP participants spend eight weeks camping, working and travelling together as a five person team. You can expect to work on physically challenging conservation projects in any kind of weather, gaining hands on experience in the groundwork of stewardship.  Each day, you will return to camp after work and participate in community activities, including meal prep, water collection and treatment, and tool maintenance, followed by a family style dinner. Evenings will be spent on various educational and recreational activities; including formal lessons taught by team members, group discussions, and stargazing around the campfire...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Programs begin and end at NYC headquarters in Eugene, OR. Project sites may be in Oregon, Washington or Idaho


 

Community Conservation Corps Team Member
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 2/12/2015
Training: The primary focus of the CCC program is to prepare members for full time employment with a combination of field work activity (75%) and industry wide recognized trainings (25%). 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, Wild Land Firefighting, CERT (Community Emergency Response Teams), Leadership, Driver, Trail Construction and Maintenance, Brush Cutter, and Resource Management. Work Project Participation: Team Members are responsible for the safe completion of assigned work projects in a timely manner to predetermined specifications. They work closely with program staff and other participants, paying specific attention to safe work practices, proper tool use, work quality and efficiency. Projects may include trail building and maintenance, tree planting, invasive species removal and herbicide application, fire fuels reduction (chainsawing/slash piling), fence construction and park maintenance. Development: Team Members participate in educational and group discussion at least two times a week. Members will be required to participate in at least one volunteer activity over their term of service. An Individual Development Plan will be created by each member to foster self improvement and reflection as the program progresses...click the link above for full position description.  
Location: Crews based in Eugene and Portland, OR


 

Community Conservation Corps Crew Tech
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 2/12/2015
Training: The primary focus of the CCC 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, Map and Compass, Conflict Resolution, and Judgment. Work Project Participation: Crew Tech is responsible for the assisting safe completion of assigned work projects in a timely manner to predetermined specifications. They assist crew leaders in planning, completing, and recording projects and progress. This position will work closely with the crew leader, paying specific attention to safe work practices, proper tool use, work quality and efficiency. Projects may include trail building and maintenance, tree planting, invasive species removal and herbicide application, fire fuels reduction (chainsawing/slash piling), fence construction and park maintenance. Development: Crew Techs participate in and help lead educational and group discussion at least two times a week. Crew Techs will be required to participate in at least one volunteer activity over their term of service. An Individual Development Plan will be created by each member including Crew Tech to foster self improvement and reflection as the program progresses...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Crews based in Eugene and Portland, OR


 

Community Conservation Corps Crew Leader
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 2/12/2015
Crew Leaders are responsible for safely completing conservation and maintenance projects to high standards by training, working with, and supervising crews of eight young adult AmeriCorps Members (ages 18 – 24). Crew Leaders provide direction for AmeriCorps Members with specific attention to safe work practices, work quality, and production efficiency. Projects may be in located in urban areas or remote settings with little contact to the “outside” world. Crew Leaders are expected to problem-solve and motivate their crew to complete very physically demanding projects. Crew Leaders set the pace and tone, and are the hardest workers on the project site. This position is very physically, emotionally, and mentally demanding. Crewleaders will lift heavy loads, hike long miles, and work long hours (both on and off the project site). Crew Leaders are required to lead a variety of field trainings including chainsaw use and maintenance, brush cutter use, trail building and maintenance, invasive plant removal, and herbicide application. Crew leaders will also spend one to three hours a week leading formal discussions and lessons based on the Northwest Youth Corps Leadership Development Curriculum. Crew Leaders provide ongoing support and feedback for program participants...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Crews based in Eugene and Portland, OR


 

Historic Preservation Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 2/12/2015
Position runs 5/4/2015 – 10/30/2015
The primary duties of the Historic Preservation Staff Crew Leader are to assure completion of rehabilitation projects at historic sites on public lands. Most projects will be based in high-traffic tourist areas where privacy is limited and professionalism is of the highest importance.
Location: Bozeman, MT


 

Invasive Strike Team Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 2/12/2015
Position runs 5/4/2015 – 8/21/2015
Invasive Species Strike Team (IST) crews gain valuable professional and practical experience in the growing fields of resource conservation and ecological restoration. The IST utilizes chemical, mechanical and biological treatment techniques to manage invasive plant infestations throughout the Northern Rockies and Plains ecosystems.
Location: Bozeman, MT


 

Saw Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 2/12/2015
Position runs 5/4/2015 – 8/21/2015
Primary duties of the Staff Saw Crew Leader include working collaboratively with an AmeriCorps assistant Crew Leader, assuring the successful completion of MCC natural resource and community service projects, on-site management of a crew, maintenance of crew dynamics to ensure a high level of crew function, and the delivery of the appropriate MCC program components.
Location: Helena, MT


 

Invasive Plant Survey, Mapping and Treatment Technician
Great Basin Institute
Posted 2/12/2015
Position runs 3/30/2015 - 9/11/2015
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Nevada Department of Wildlife and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Winnemucca District Office, is recruiting two Research Associates to perform botanical surveys for invasive and noxious weeds in support of the vegetation management program on the district. As members of GBI’s AmeriCorps program, Technicians will not only enhance public lands of northwestern Nevada, but will also take part in the national service movement. The primary duties for this position include: treating noxious weed populations by hand or through chemical application of herbicides; inventorying BLM lands for noxious weed populations; and mapping treatment areas and plant populations. The majority of this work is conducted using a 4WD spray truck across remote 4WD roads and by hiking cross-country over rough and uneven terrain with backpack sprayers and other tools. Training at the beginning of the field season will include invasive plant and noxious weed identification, herbicide safety (including applicator certification), other technical training, 4WD operation, and first aid.
Location: BLM Winnemucca District - The WD is approximately 2.5 hours northeast of Reno, NV and 2 hours west of Elko, NV


 

Apprentice Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 2/6/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/14/2015
Soil and Water Conservation Districts across the state have identified unique project needs in the communities they serve. Conservation Corps Minnesota matches candidates to the appropriate office based on skills set, areas of interest and the candidate’s regional location placement preferences. Apprentices may provide assistance with service and groundwater monitoring programs, wetland and watercourse inventories and assessments, preparing documents for cost-share and easement programs, site inspections and preparing reports, field surveys, and educational programs and activities. Apprentices may also communicate with local landowners to develop management plans, gather input on best practices, and provide education materials on water resources. Essential functions vary based on each individual SWCD needs.
Location: various locations throughout Minnesota


 

Summer Youth Corps Crew Leader
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 2/6/2015
Position runs 6/1/2015 - 8/26/2015
The Crew Leader will motivate, direct and coordinate a crew of young people in a rigorous program of work, education and training. The Crew Leader will be responsible for maintaining consistent discipline and fostering positive crew morale by facilitating teamwork among youth participants. While co-leading, the Crew Leader will ensure safety procedures are followed and serve as the liaison with project partners. 
Location: 
Based in Minnesota. Travel throughout MN and region to complete environmental service projects.


 

Project Leader - Trails (Alaska)
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 2/5/2015
Program runs April 12, 2015- September 12, 2015, includes Project Leader training.
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks quality outdoor leaders to supervise a team of corps members responsible for trail building and mapping in Alaska. Locations will most likely include Tongass National Forest, Chugach National Forest, Kenai Fjord National Park, Wrangell- St. Elias National Park and Anchorage. Teams will use traditional trail skills, restoration techniques, carpentry skills, and hard labor to complete an array of projects.  Typical past projects have included, new trail construction, extensive timber bridge construction, removal of invasive vegetation, fire tower restoration, and trail maintenance.  
Location: Alaska


 

NYC - NJ Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 2/5/2015
Program runs July 6th-August 16th, 2015 and mandatory paid Crew Leader training June 17th- June 27th, 2015.
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire New York City and New Jersey high school students for the 2015 Community programs. Primary responsibilities: Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 10 students, ages 15-19, while completing various conservation and disaster recovery service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include a range of activities such as: trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties and urban agriculture.  All programs run for six weeks at a time. In addition, leaders will facilitate pre- and post- program planning, which includes crew training, environmental education and reporting.
Location: New York, NY


 

Staff Support Coordinator
Conservation Legacy
Posted 2/5/2015
Application review begins 2/23/2015
Conservation Legacy is searching for a Staff Support Coordinator responsible for developing and facilitating resources that support the staff of the organization. The Coordinator will assist with hiring and onboarding processes, manages staff benefit administration as well as worker’s compensation and unemployment claims, and provides HR support as needed for all programs. Qualifications include a minimum of 2 years of managing administrative and/or human resources systems in non-profit or similar organizations. For more information please see the posting at http://conservationlegacy.org/about/jobs
Location: Durango, CO


 

Community Recycling Program Coordinator
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 2/4/2015
Conservation Corps North Bay provides professional job and educational development opportunities for individuals aged 18-25 years old through a variety of environmentally focused community service based programs. CCNB operates an extensive recycling collection program that is vital to agencies in Marin and Sonoma County parks and preserved lands. Over 300,000 pounds of beverage containers and paper is collected each year from more than 883 collection points around the North Bay. In addition, CCNB’s Corpsmembers conduct outreach and educate thousands of students, businesses, and community volunteers about recycling and environmental stewardship. The Recycling Program Coordinator provides leadership and support in the coordination of CCNB’s recycling collection program. The Recycling Program Coordinator is responsible for the continued growth of the recycling collection and achievement of grant goals and program requirements. The Coordinator will supervise and support the Recycling Crew Supervisors at two locations (Novato, CA and Cotati, CA). . The Recycling Program Coordinator is responsible for projects including: litter abatement, community beautification projects and CCNB public community service projects. The Recycling Program Coordinator maintains the fleet and the Novato Recycling Facility. TO APPLY: Please submit a resume and cover letter discussing your interest in this position. You can email this information to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include ‘CRC Coordinator’ in the subject line.
Location: San Rafael, CA


 

Finance Manager
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 2/4/2015
The Finance Manager works closely with the COO to establish the Finance Department’s goals and to develop, implement, monitor and assess strategies to achieve the goals. The Finance Manager develops and maintains efficient and effective financial operations, prepares organizational and department budgets and financial analysis, and ensures that appropriate policies, procedures and internal controls are maintained to safeguard the organization and facilitate effective non-profit financial management. TO APPLY: E-mail (Word or PDF format) cover letter summarizing interest, qualifications and experience, along with a current resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org with “Finance Manager” in the subject field.
Location: San Rafael, CA


 

AmeriCorps Sawyer Crew Mentor
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 2/4/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/14/2015 (tentative)
The crew mentor is a temporary, seasonal position mentoring a crew of young adults who perform various conservation projects.  Projects typically focus on hazardous tree removal and fire mitigation on public and private lands throughout the community. Crew mentors serve side-by-side with the corpsmembers to complete projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain.  Crew mentors are not responsible for directly supervising corpsmembers. Duties and responsibilities include: helping lead a crew up to 7 young adults, ages 18 - 24, on a daily basis; facilitating team-building activities, environmental education, and job/life skills curriculum on a regular basis, or as projects determine appropriate; completing fire mitigation, hazardous tree removal, invasive species management...click the link above for full position description. Links to applications can be found at larimerworkforce.org/get-involved
Location: based in Fort Collins, CO


 

Sawyer Crew Leader
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 2/4/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/14/2015 (tentative)
The crew leader is a temporary, seasonal, supervisory position managing a crew of young adults who perform various conservation projects.   Projects typically focus on hazardous tree removal and fire mitigation on public and private lands throughout the community.  Crew leaders work side-by-side with the corpsmembers to complete work projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain. Duties and responsibilities include: supervising a crew of up to 7 young adults, ages 18 - 24, on a daily basis and overnight camp-outs as needed; completing fire mitigation, hazardous tree removal, invasive species management, fence construction, habitat restoration and trail projects...click the link above for full position description. Links to applications can be found at larimerworkforce.org/get-involved
Location: based in Fort Collins, CO


 

AmeriCorps Land Crew Mentor
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 2/4/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/14/2015 (tentative)
The crew mentor is a temporary, seasonal position mentoring a crew of young adults who perform various conservation projects.  Projects typically focus on trail building and maintenance, invasive species removal, fence construction, river clean-up, and debris removal.  Crew mentors serve side-by-side with the corpsmembers to complete projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain.  Crew mentors are not responsible for directly supervising corpsmembers. Duties and responsibilities include: helping lead a crew of 8 young adults, ages 16 - 19, on a daily basis; maintaining a safe working environment and encouraging the use of appropriate personal protective equipment; complete trail building and maintenance, invasive species removal, fence construction...click the link above for full position description. Links to applications can be found at larimerworkforce.org/get-involved
Location: based in Fort Collins, CO


 

Land Crew Leader
Larimer County Conservation Corps 
Posted 2/4/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/14/2015 (tentative)
The crew leader is a temporary, seasonal, supervisory position managing a crew of young adults who perform various conservation projects.  Projects typically focus on trail building and maintenance, invasive species removal, fence construction, river clean-up, and debris removal.  Crew leaders work side-by-side with corpsmembers to complete work projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain. Duties and responsibilities include: supervising a crew of 8 young adults, ages 18 - 24, on a daily basis and overnight camp-outs as needed; assisting training corpsmembers in areas including proper tool use and Leave No Trace principles; completing trail building and maintenance, invasive species removal, fence construction, river clean-up and debris removal...click the link above for full position description. Links to applications can be found at larimerworkforce.org/get-involved
Location: based in Fort Collins, CO


 

Disaster Recovery Co-Leader
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 2/4/2015
Position runs 4/1/2015 - 9/30/2015 (tentative)
The crew leader is a temporary, seasonal, supervisory position co-managing a crew of adults who perform various flood clean-up and restoration projects on public and private land throughout Northern Colorado.   Projects typically focus on debris removal, river restoration, and rebuilding damaged trails and infrastructures. Crew Leaders work side-by-side with corpsmembers to complete work projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain. Duties and responsibilities include: supervising a crew of 6 - 8 adults, ages 18 or older, on a daily basis and overnight camp-outs as needed; safely driving a 12 passenger van and trailer; assisting training corpsmembers in areas including, but not limited to, proper tool use, sawyer certification, and Leave No Trace...click the link above for full position description. Links to applications can be found at larimerworkforce.org/get-involved
Location: based in Fort Collins, CO


 

AgriCorps Crew Mentor
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 2/4/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/14/2015 (tentative)
The crew mentor is a temporary, seasonal position mentoring a crew of youth who perform various agriculture and horticulture projects.  Projects typically focus on planting, weeding, watering, harvesting, and building and maintaining structures. Crew mentors serve side-by-side with the corpsmembers to complete projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain.  Crew mentors are not responsible for directly supervising corpsmembers. Duties and responsibilities include: helping lead a crew of 8 youth, ages 14 - 16, on a daily basis; promoting leadership while encouraging the development of teamwork, self worth, conflict resolution, effective communication, goal setting, decision making, and the building of community...click the link above for full position description. Links to applications can be found at larimerworkforce.org/get-involved
Location: based in Fort Collings, CO
 

 

AgriCorps Crew Leader
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 2/4/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/14/2015 (tentative)
The crew leader is a temporary, seasonal, supervisory position managing a crew of youth who perform various agriculture and horticulture projects.  Projects typically focus on planting, weeding, watering, harvesting, and building and maintaining structures. Crew leaders work side-by-side with the corpsmembers to complete work projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain. Crew Leader duties and responsibilities include: supervising a crew of 8 youth, ages 14 - 16, on a daily basis; motivating and encouraging corpsmembers to work and persevere in difficult and physically challenging work settings; safely driving a 12 passenger van; assisting training corpsmembers in areas including proper tool use and Leave No Trace...click the link above for full position description. Links to applications can be found at larimerworkforce.org/get-involved
Location: based in Fort Collins, CO


 

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 2/2/2015
Priority deadline 2/6/2015 (application open past priority deadline until all positions filled). Position runs 3/26/2015 - 11/12/2015

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) in our Northwest Minnesota district. Corpsmembers participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resource management skills and then put those skills into practice working outdoors on conservation projects across the upper Midwest. This position is a full-time commitment for a 7.5-month AmeriCorps service term, Monday-Thursday, 10 hours each day. Crew Members receive training and complete habitat restoration projects such as tree planting, exotic species management and herbicide application, timber stand improvement, streambank stabilization and erosion control, basic carpentry, prescribed burning, trail construction and maintenance, wildlife habitat improvement, wildland firefighting and emergency response. Habitat restoration projects are performed outdoors in partnership with public land management organizations such as state and federal agencies, cities, counties and trail associations.
Location: crews based in Bemidji, Brainerd, Fergus Falls, MN (*Program is NOT residential; members must secure their own housing near the crew location)


 

NFWF Vegetation/Habitat Assessment Field Technician
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/28/2015
Position runs 4/20/2015 - 8/7/2015 (flexible start date may be considered for qualified applicants)
Supported by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and in cooperation with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), The Great Basin Institute is recruiting 3 AmeriCorps members to serve as part of an inter-disciplinary vegetation/habitat assessment team. The overall objective of this habitat assessment effort is to perform detailed vegetation and site data collection within population management units of the genetically distinct Bi-State Sage Grouse located along the western Nevada border where habitat restoration projects will be undertaken or are currently underway. Restoration project sites are located in Wyoming sagebrush, pinyon-juniper woodlands and mountain sagebrush communities and are focused on wildlife habitat including Sage Grouse (endangered species candidate), Mule deer, and a variety of non-game species. The vegetation and site data are used to help guide proper treatment design and to provide a baseline data set against which treatment effects may be measured. Availability of this position is pending a funding decision.
Location: 
The position will be based out of GBI’s Reno, NV office and field work will be staged from the Nevada Department of Wildlife Reno office. Field sites are located through northern Nevada


 

NFWF Vegetation/Habitat Assessment Field Lead
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/28/2015
Position runs 4/13/2015 - 8/14/2015 (flexible start date may be considered for qualified applicants)
Supported by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) and in cooperation with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), The Great Basin Institute is recruiting an experienced individual to serve as Vegetation/Habitat Assessment Field Lead. The overall objective of this habitat assessment effort is to perform detailed vegetation and site data collection within population management units of the genetically distinct Bi-State Sage Grouse located along the western Nevada border where habitat restoration projects will be undertaken or are currently underway. Restoration project sites are located in Wyoming sagebrush, pinyon-juniper woodlands and mountain sagebrush communities and are focused on wildlife habitat including Sage Grouse (endangered species candidate), Mule deer, and a variety of non-game species. The vegetation and site data are used to help guide proper treatment design and to provide a baseline data set against which treatment effects may be measured. Availability of this position is pending a funding decision.
Location: 
The position will be based out of GBI’s Reno, NV office and field work will be staged from the Nevada Department of Wildlife Reno office. Field sites are located through northern Nevada


 

Vegetation/Habitat Assessment Field Technician
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/28/2015
21-week positions begin in April 2015. 15-week positions begin in May 2015. 
In cooperation with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), The Great Basin Institute is recruiting 6 AmeriCorps members to serve as part of an inter-disciplinary vegetation/habitat assessment team. The overall objective of this habitat assessment effort is to perform detailed vegetation and site data collection at locations where habitat restoration projects will be undertaken and at sites where restoration is underway. Sites for monitoring climate change will also be sampled. Restoration project sites are located in Wyoming sagebrush, pinyon-juniper woodlands and mountain sagebrush communities across northern Nevada. Restoration projects are focused on wildlife habitat including Sage Grouse (endangered species candidate), Mule deer, and a variety of non-game species. The vegetation and site data are used to help guide proper treatment design and to provide a baseline data set against which treatment effects may be measured.
Location: The position will be based out of GBI’s Reno, NV office and field work will be staged from the Nevada Department of Wildlife Reno office. Field sites are located through northern Nevada


 

Vegetation/Habitat Assessment Field Lead
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/28/2015
Position runs 4/13/2015 - 10/16/2015 (27 weeks)
In cooperation with the Nevada Department of Wildlife (NDOW), The Great Basin Institute is recruiting 2 experienced individuals to serve as Vegetation/Habitat Assessment Field Leads. The overall objective of this habitat assessment effort is to perform detailed vegetation and site data collection at locations where habitat restoration projects will be undertaken and at sites where restoration is underway. Sites for monitoring climate change will also be sampled. Restoration project sites are located in Wyoming sagebrush, pinyon-juniper woodlands and mountain sagebrush communities across northern Nevada. Restoration projects are focused on wildlife habitat including Sage Grouse (endangered species candidate), Mule deer, and a variety of non-game species. The vegetation and site data are used to help guide proper treatment design and to provide a baseline data set against which treatment effects may be measured.
Location: The position will be based out of GBI’s Reno, NV office and field work will be staged from the Nevada Department of Wildlife Reno office. Field sites are located through northern Nevada


 

Invasive Plant Survey, Mapping and Treatment Technician
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/28/2015
Position duration varies by location
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, is recruiting for fourteen (14) Research Associates to perform botanical surveys for invasive and noxious weeds in support of the Forest's Statewide Noxious Weed Program. As members of GBI’s AmeriCorps program, Technicians will not only enhance the vast public lands of northern and central Nevada, but will also take part in the national service movement. The primary duties for this position include: treating noxious weed populations by hand or through chemical application of herbicides; inventorying wilderness and non-wilderness forest lands for noxious weed populations; and mapping treatment areas and plant populations using a hand-held PDR (personal data recorder) and GPS unit. The majority of this work is conducted using UTV and large 4WD spray rigs (trucks) traveling on remote 4WD roads. A multi-week training session including invasive plant and noxious weed identification, herbicide safety (including applicator certification), technical training with PDRs and associated software, UTV and 4WD operation, and first aid will be provided at the beginning of the field season.
Location: Openings are available in Northeastern Nevada including Wells (2) and Elko (2), in central Nevada including Austin (2), Winnemucca (2), and Ely (4), and along the eastern Sierras in Carson City (2)


 

Natural Resource Management Interns
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/28/2015
6-month position beginning in mid-March 2015
Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting (9) nine natural resource interns. The primary responsibility of the interns will be to provide outreach to visitors to Lake Mead regarding boat and water safety, and invasive quagga mussels, as well as general information about Lake Mead and the opportunities the NRA provides. Interns will provide logistic support at boat launches, especially during peak put-in and take-out times, to ensure visitors launch and take-out boats in an orderly fashion and with the hope of reducing wait times and greenhouse gas emissions from idling vehicles and boats. Training to provide immediate response to medical emergencies will also be provided. Interns will also have the opportunity to learn about and participate on multiple projects including resource management, maintenance, administration and law enforcement at Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The intern will gain skills associated with these activities as well as knowledge of natural and cultural resources in the LMNRA. This full-time position requires an ability to work outdoors during the intense heat of the summer months. The position is 40 hours a week, working weekends and holidays during the months of June, July, and August. Employees will be given two consecutive days off during the week.
Location: Lake Mead NRA (Boulder City, NV)

 

 

Arid Land Restoration and Native Seed Interns
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/28/2015
The Great Basin Institute is working cooperatively with the Bureau of Land Management Southern Nevada District Office to conduct seed collecting and ecological restoration activities throughout BLM Southern Nevada District lands. Two interns will be selected to support current, on-going, and future restoration efforts. Specific tasks include: scouting and identifying populations of target native plant species suitable for the program; GPS mapping populations of plants, disturbance areas, and other features; monitoring the phenology of plant populations and completing data forms in accordance with the Seeds of Success (SOS) Technical Protocol; taking herbarium vouchers, and processing and shipping seeds as necessary...click the link above for full position description.
Location: based out of the BLM Southern Nevada District office, northwest Las Vegas, NV


 

2015 Spring Crew Member 
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 1/28/2015
Position starts in February (date negotiable). Program operates into May
Utah Conservation Corps is seeking crew member applications for immediate hire.  Spend this spring completing conservation project work on the public lands of Utah.  Spring crew members may have the opportunity to continue their service with Utah Conservation Corps through the summer field season, as well.  To apply, complete our online application found at http://www.usu.edu/ucc/htm/join-ucc/online-application.  Contact Lindsay Thalacker, recruitment coordinator at lindsay.thalacker@usu.edu for more information.
Location: based out of Logan, UT. Project sites throughout state. 

 

 

Conservation Program Field Assistant - North Carolina
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 1/27/2015
Position starts 3/10/2015
The Field Assistant position is a six-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 four crews that currently comprise the Conservation Program of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps working in North Carolina as the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps. The Field Assistant is supervised jointly by staff at the Conservation Trust for North Carolina (CTNC) and staff at VYCC. The Field Assistant will start out in Vermont working closely with the VYCC Program Staff to gain a full understanding of the program mission, goals, and processes of the VYCC Conservation Program. This may include but is not limited to areas such as Field Staff hiring, training, and supervision, Corps Member recruitment, and work project management. The Field Assistant will then transition to North Carolina and assist with the development of work projects for the four crews which will comprise the North Carolina Youth Conservation Corps. During the field season, the Field Assistant will train and support these crews, supervise Crew Leaders, respond to urgent situations, and manage complex logistics all the while inspiring Crew Leaders and Corps Members alike as a confident leader.
Location: The Field Assistant will be based out of the VYCC Headquarters Office in Richmond, VT and the CTNC’s Office in Raleigh, NC.


 

College Advising Corps Adviser (2015 - 2016)
College Advising Corps
Posted 1/27/2015
Are you a college senior or recent college graduate? Do you want to make higher education attainable for more American students? If so, we invite you to apply to be a near-peer college adviser through one of our 23 partner programs. Our advisers are doing remarkable, life-changing work. Explore the impact advisers make through our Success Stories and the professional skills you will gain through our Alumni Stories. Because each partner program has a unique application process, please email the Program Director at the program in which you are interested to learn how to apply. Click the link below to read our FAQs about becoming a College Advising Corps Adviser!
Location: sites throughout the country. Click here for more details. 


 

Baltimore Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 1/27/2015
Mandatory training 6/17/2015 - 6/27/2015. Program runs 6/29/2015 - 7/31/2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students ages 15-19 for the Baltimore, MD Summer Conservation Crew Program. Past locations have included: Clifton Park, Herring Run Park, Leakin Park and Real Food Farms. Primary responsibilities include: facilitating worksite and project, tool and equipment logistics, tool maintenance, and work schedule; training and supervising 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.); supervising crew members during the work day and providing emotionally and physically safe environment...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Baltimore, MD


 

Chicago Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Association 
Posted 1/27/2015
Mandatory training 6/10/2015 - 6/20/2015. Position runs 6/29/2015 - 8/7/2015\
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire youth crews in the Community Crew Program working in Chicago, over a 6 week period of time in the summer of 2014. Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 10-12 students, ages 15-19, while completing various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include a range of activities such as habitat restoration, urban revitalization of open space, trail, park, and nature preserve maintenance in the Chicago Park District and the Forest Preserves of Cook County land. Primary responsibilities include: managing budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project; managing relationship with agency partner; facilitating crew operations (tools and equipment, work schedule, etc.) managing all medical and first aid aspects; communicating with full time SCA field staff as required; supervising crew members during the work day...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Chicago, IL


 

DC Community Conservation Crew Leaders
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 1/27/2015
Position runs during the summer of 2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students ages 15-19 for the Washington, D.C. Summer Conservation Crew Program. Past Crew locations have included Montgomery County, Fort Dupont Park, Rock Creek Park, and Anacostia Park. Primary responsibilities include: facilitating worksite and project, tool and equipment logistics, tool maintenance, and work schedule; training and supervising 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.); supervising crew members during the work day and providing emotionally and physically safe environment...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Washington, DC area


 

Project Leader - NH Corps Crew Supervisor
SCA - The Student Conservation Association 
Posted 1/27/2015
Position runs 4/20/2015 - 10/30/2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the SCA New Hampshire AmeriCorps program. Primary responsibilities include: leading and managing work outcomes and crew dynamics; facilitating team operations (including food planning/purchasing, tools and equipment, vehicles); actively managing project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment; maintaining position of authority, including disciplinary action when necessary; evaluating corps interns and service projects by visiting field sites and analyzing project reports and participant evaluations...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: New Hampshire


 

Project Leader - Adirondack, NY Corps
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 1/27/2015
Position runs 4/28/2015 - 10/26/2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks experienced, quality oriented outdoor leaders to supervise a team of up to 20 corps members responsible for completing habitat and cultural resource restoration and trail projects in the 6 million acre Adirondack State Park. Working in partnership with the New York State Department of Conservation (DEC) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps) SCA Adirondack Program teams will use traditional trail skills, restoration techniques, carpentry skills, and hard labor  to complete an array of projects.  Typical past projects have included, new trail construction, extensive timber bridge construction, removal of invasive vegetation, fire tower restoration, historic building restoration, and trail maintenance. 
Location: Adirondack Park, NY


 

Director of Program Administration
Groundwork Anacostia River DC
Posted 1/27/2015
GWARDC is a non-profit organization with the mission to bring about the sustained regeneration, improvement and management of the physical environment by developing community-based partnerships that empower people, businesses and organizations to promote environmental, economic and social well-being. GWARDC will foster and awaken the potential of communities through tangible projects that involve local people and improve the community’s physical landscape over many years.Our Director of Program Administration will be responsible for providing program management support to the Executive Director and Management Team of GWARDC. This experienced and highly organized professional will have experience in the following: Nonprofit management, budgeting with excel, experience with accounting systems, strong writing skills for reports, grants, and project deliverables. Strong quantitative and administrative skills are a must. The ideal candidates should also have an affinity and passion for community renewal and the environment. Minimum B.A. and 3+years of experience. Willing to train right candidates as well.
Location: Washington, DC


 

2015 AmeriCorps Summer Crew Member 
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 1/22/2015
Position runs mid-May to mid-August (depending on placement)
As a NCC crew member, you will live and work in some of Nevada’s premiere outdoor recreation and wilderness areas. Project work for the summer may include constructing new recreation trails, improving and restoring critical wildlife habitat, and/or restoration of stream and riparian environments. Led by a Crew Leader who has passed through the NCC’s extensive Leadership Development Program, you will work alongside other members from across the country who share a common passion for conservation and the outdoors. 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.
Location: Summer members will be based out of Great Basin Institute' Reno, Las Vegas, or Ely, NV office


 

2015 AmeriCorps 6-Month Crewmember
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 1/22/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 11/9/2015 
As a NCC crew member, you will live and work in some of Nevada’s premiere outdoor recreation and wilderness areas. You will work alongside other members from across the country who share a common passion for conservation and the outdoors. 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, 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.
Location: Schedules for the summer and fall will be dictated by project requirements and site locations. These positions will be based out of Reno or Ely, NV


 

California Condor Monitoring Technicians
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/19/2015
Position open until filled
The Great Basin Institute is working cooperatively with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Hopper Mountain National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) Complex based in Ventura, CA to support the California Condor Recovery Program.  One or two Monitoring Technicians will be selected to serve as AmeriCorps volunteers to assist in management of the free flying population of California Condors in southern California. These are 6-month commitments during which volunteer interns will receive a living allowance of $39 per day of work while working on and around one of two wildlife refuges central to condor activity in Southern CA. This volunteer opportunity focuses on management of the free flying population of California Condors in Southern California. Selected applicants will track this population throughout its range using radio telemetry and by ground-truthing GPS transmitter data. Volunteers will observe condor behavior at feeding sites, roosts and nests. Field work requires the ability to work independently and as a team; work and sometimes camp in remote areas during inclement weather or harsh environmental conditions; travel via ATV, 4WD vehicle, or by foot, in steep mountainous terrain; carry 50lb carcasses to feeding sites; keep detailed field notes; follow data collection protocols for the collection and entry of accurate and consistent data; and assist in routine office work Monitoring Technicians will track this population throughout its range using radio telemetry and by ground-truthing GPS transmitter data. 
Location: based out of Ventura, CA


 

Conservation Crew Leader
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 1/16/2015
Position runs 5/18/15 - 8/10/15 for Summer Crew Leaders. Six-month Crew Leader position runs 5/18/15 - 11/20/15
Crew Leader positions are residential, full-time seasonal positions with VYCC. Crews will be comprised of six to eight Corps Members and two Leaders acting as co-leaders. Typical work projects include trail restoration and maintenance, stream bank restoration and planting, urban path construction, bridge and boardwalk construction, invasive species removal, and vegetation management. Please visit www.vycc.org to apply. If you have any questions feel free to contact Hannah Clark, Human Resources Manager at hannah.clark@vycc.org or 802-434-3969 x130.
Location: VYCC is based out of Richmond, VT


 

Land Health Assessment Field Technician 
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/12/2015
Position open until filled. Program runs 5/30/2015 - 9/25/2015.
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management, is recruiting 14 field technicians for land health assessment teams. These teams will consist of three members, including a Crew Lead, and will comprise environmental scientists (ecologists) having diverse areas of training and expertise to work cooperatively in a field-based setting. The overall objective of the team is to perform land health assessments through inventory and monitoring of geomorphic, vegetative and hydrologic characteristics of the landscape. Data are utilized for adaptive management decisions, restoration projects, and/or to improve wildlife habitat to achieve a healthy and productive ecological condition.
Location: These positions will be based out of five Nevada BLM district office locations: Ely, Winnemucca, Carson City, Battle Mountain and Elko.


 

Member Support Coordinator
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 1/12/2015
Position open until filled. Preference given to applications received on or before 2/1/2015.
Oversee all AZCC member admission and member experience processes and procedures. Oversee member recruitment working with key staff to develop and implement recruitment practices, conduct interviews and hire Corpsmembers. The Flagstaff Office Regional Director will supervise this position. Key responsibilities include: recruiting, interviewing and hiring for AmeriCorps positions by creating position descriptions and posting them electronically to job recruitment sites; attending job fairs and regional colleges, high schools and career centers; monitoring member start and end dates for proper enrollment and exit paperwork; ordering and processing member background checks, etc. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Allison Laramee at allison@conservationlegacy.org. If you have any questions regarding the position, contact Allison Laramee at 928-526-3280 x 1 and/or allison@conservationlegacy.org
Location: Flagstaff, AZ


 

Logistics Coordinator
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 1/12/2015
Position open until filled. Preference given to applications received on or before 1/23/2015.
Develop, organize and implement a variety of shop systems, practices and procedures for Staff, Crew Leaders and Corpsmembers. Purchase, inventory and ensure maintenance of tools, equipment and supplies, and coordinate the AZCC vehicle fleet. Oversee shop and equipment budget. The AZCC Flagstaff Regional Director will supervise this position. To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to Megan Gray at megan@conservationlegacy.org. If you have any questions regarding the position, contact Megan Gray at 928-526-3280 x 4 and/or megan@conservationlegacy.org
Location: Flagstaff, AZ


 

Project Leader - Idaho AmeriCorps Team
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 1/8/2015
Program runs 4/27/2015 - 10/23/2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks experienced, quality oriented outdoor leaders to supervise a team of up to 20 corps members responsible for completing habitat and cultural resource inventory and restoration projects in the Salmon-Challis National Forest. Working in partnership with the USDA Forest Service and the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps) SCA Idaho AmeriCorps teams will use traditional trail skills, forest inventory methods, GIS and GPS skills, hard labor, and team work to complete an array of projects. Typical past projects have included studying forestry and fuel loads, rangeland management, wildlife management/biology, data collection using Trimble GPS units, and trail construction and maintenance. 
Location: Idaho


 

Megalithic Seasonal Trail Crew
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference 
Posted 1/7/2015
Position open until filled, preference given to applications received before 2/16/2015. Position runs 4/30/2015 - 10/13/2015.
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is currently selecting the Bear Mountain Trails Project trail crew with a 900 hour time commitment. Trail Conference AmeriCorps Trail Crews will work with volunteers in performing trail work in the beautiful and historic Hudson River Valley of New York State. Learn more at www.nynjtc.org/corps. Duties and responsibilities include: leading volunteers as a team in building a technically challenging, high quality reroute of the Appalachian Trail; project management, task delegation, quality control; instructing groups of volunteers; volunteer management and recruitment; documenting project accomplishments and creating final reports.
Location: Hudson River Valley of New York.


 

Trail Conference Seasonal Crew Leader
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 1/7/2015
Position open until filled, preference given to applications received before 2/16/2015. Position runs 4/30/2015 - 10/13/2015.
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is currently selecting trail crew leaders with a 900 hour time commitment. Trail Conference AmeriCorps Trail Crews will work with volunteers in performing trail work in the beautiful and historic Hudson River Valley of New York State. Learn more at www.nynjtc.org/corps. Duties and responsibilities include: leading crew members and volunteers in building and maintaining high quality trails (delegating tasks, quality control, project management); instructing crew members and volunteers; volunteer management and recruitment; documenting project outcomes and accomplishments. 
Location: Hudson River Valley of New York.


 

Trail Conference Seasonal Crew Member
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 1/7/2015
Position open until filled, preference given to applications received before 2/16/2015. Position runs 4/30/2015 - 10/13/2015.
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is currently selecting trail crew members with a 900 hour time commitment. Trail Conference AmeriCorps Trail Crews will work with volunteers in performing trail work in the beautiful and historic Hudson River Valley. Learn more at www.nynjtc.org/corps. Duties and responsibilities include: working in a team to build high quality trails; instructing groups of volunteers; volunteer management and recruitment; documenting project accomplishments and creating final reports. 
Location: crews serve in the Hudson River Valley of New York.


 

Long Path/SRT Seasonal Trail Crew Leader
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 1/7/2015
Position open until filled, preference given to applications received before 2/16/2015. Position runs 4/30/2015 - 7/20/2015.
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is currently selecting trail crew leaders with a 450 hour time commitment. Trail Conference AmeriCorps Trail Crews will work with volunteers in performing trail work in the beautiful and historic Hudson River Valley of New York State. Learn more at www.nynjtc.org/corps. Duties and responsibilities include: leading crew members and volunteers in building and maintaining high quality trails (delegating tasks, quality control, project management); instructing crew members and volunteers; volunteer management and recruitment; documenting project outcomes and accomplishments. 
Location: Hudson River Valley of New York.


 

Long Path/SRT Seasonal Trail Crew Members
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 1/7/2015
Position open until filled, preference given to applications received before 2/16/2015. Position runs 5/21/2015 - 7/20/2015.
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is currently selecting trail crew members with a 300 hour time commitment. Trail Conference AmeriCorps Trail Crews will work with volunteers in performing trail work in the beautiful and historic Hudson River Valley. Learn more at www.nynjtc.org/corps. Duties and responsibilities include: working in a team to build high quality trails; instructing groups of volunteers; volunteer management and recruitment; documenting project accomplishments and creating final reports. 
Location: crews serve in the Hudson River Valley of New York.


 

Invasives Strike Force Summer Crew Leader
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 1/7/2015
Deadline 2/16/2015. Position runs 4/30/2015 - 8/31/2015.
The Invasives Strike Force (ISF) is a program of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, a non-profit organization focused on the stewardship of more than 2,000 miles of hiking trails throughout southern New York and northern New Jersey. Our 4-person ISF crew completes invasive species surveys, control work, and leads volunteer removal teams throughout the region. The ISF crew works with a wide range of park partners at multiple sites throughout southern NY and northern NJ and will be supported by an existing base of volunteers. We are seeking a crew leader who shares our passion for conservation and the outdoors. The crew leader will be responsible for working with the ISF program coordinator and park partners to prioritize, plan and schedule crew work throughout the summer and will work with and lead the crew to successful completion of projects. The crew will perform both manual removal and chemical treatment of invasive plants.
Location: 
based out of Mahwah, NJ. Crews serve in southern NY and northern NJ. 


 

2015 AmeriCorps Six-Month Crew Member
Great Basin Institute
Reposted 1/5/2015
Deadline 1/31/2015. Position runs 2/16/2015 - 8/13/2015.
As a NCC crew member, you will live and work in some of Nevada’s premiere outdoor recreation and wilderness areas. You will work alongside other members from across the country who share a common passion for conservation and the outdoors. 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. Additionally, as a 6-month member, you will go through our NCC Crew Leader development program in the spring, with the potential to move into a crew leader position during the summer season.
Location: based out of GBI’s Mojave Field Station located in Las Vegas, NV.


 

2015 AmeriCorps Spring Crew Member
Great Basin Institute
Reposted 1/5/2015
Deadline 1/31/2015. Position runs 2/16/2015 - 5/11/2015.
As a NCC crew member, you will live and work in some of Nevada’s premiere outdoor recreation and wilderness areas. Project work for the spring may include constructing new recreation trails, improving and restoring critical wildlife habitat, and/or restoration of stream and riparian environments. Led by a Crew Leader who has passed through the NCC’s extensive Leadership Development Program, you will work alongside other members from across the country who share a common passion for conservation and the outdoors. 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.To facilitate a safe and successful conservation experience, the NCC puts all members through an extensive, week-long orientation where they receive training in technical skills related to trail building and land restoration practices, and also obtain certifications in Leave No Trace ethics and CPR/First Aid. Spring members will participate in orientation from February 16th to February 20th, 2015.
Location: based out of GBI’s Mojave Field Station located in Las Vegas, NV.


 

Archaeology Intern
Great Basin Institute
Posted 12/19/2014
Position open until filled
Working collaboratively with the BLM Caliente Field Office, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting two Archaeology Interns to contribute to the management, protection and conservation of public lands by enhancing the ability of professional BLM staff to collect the information necessary for making informed decisions regarding the management of Cultural and Natural Resources in Eastern Nevada. Specific duties will include: (1) cultural site field monitoring; (2) field inventories to determine compliance with permits; (3) resource damage documentation; (4) GIS mapping and data management; (5) field reports; and (6) recreation site monitoring and compliance. This position would serve 2 consecutive AmeriCorps terms of service as described below.
Location: Caliente Field Office - Caliente, NV


 

OutDoor Oregon Program Coordinator
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 12/16/2014
Responsible for the overall operation and support of 6 to 9 ODO crews. Field Coordinators work with their crews in a full time capacity. They put in long days and work shoulder to shoulder with their crews while supervising the successful completion of a wide variety of manual labor projects. They also give technical and logistical support; delivery of tools, project productivity, quality control, safety, motivation, prepare required paperwork and are required to teach the skills necessary to operate a chainsaw in a safe, efficient manner. Click here to learn more and review application instructions
Location: based out of Eugene, OR

 

 

Youth Corps Program Coordinator
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 12/16/2014
Program Coordinators are responsible for planning and coordinating all operational facets of their programs. Responsibilities include hiring, training, coordination, and supervision of field staff, solicitation and scheduling of projects, development and implementation of staff training programs, ongoing project management, and review, coordination and expansion of all program safety procedures. This position requires a person with energy and creativity, a person dedicated to helping teenage youth develop the skills they need to lead a successful life and a person interested in promoting the growth of a generation dedicated to stewardship of our public lands and our nation’s natural communities. Each Program Coordinator supervises three programs per year. These may include two summer sessions and one of LDP, Spring, or Fall sessions. The Youth Corps is a team based and supportive environment in which Program Coordinators are actively engaged in promoting the Youth Corps vision and development. Click here to learn more and review application instructions
Location: based out of Eugene, OR

 

 

Executive Director
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 12/11/2014
Position open until filled. Application review begins 1/2/2015
Develop, manage, and oversee all programs and operations of the Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) through a coordinated and collaborative structure. AZCC consists of two program offices in Tucson and Flagstaff and operates programs across the state and region. The program is projected to have revenues close to $5m and serve about 400 participants in 2015. The ED will lead the efforts to develop and sustain project partnerships and seek innovative opportunities and funding to serve the young people, communities and land management agencies of the region.
Location: Tucson, AZ

 

 

National Crew Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 12/3/2014
Program runs during summer 2015
Mandatory training - must be able to attend one of two sessions: Training 1 = 5/20/15 - 5/30/15 OR Training 2 = 6/17/15 - 6/27/15
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is seeking qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the summer of 2015. National Conservation Crews consist of two leaders and a crew of 6-8 high school volunteers, ages 15-19.  Crews live and work in spectacular national parks, forests & refuges across the United States. Two leaders camp with their crew in front country or backcountry sites and work to complete conservation projects in trail building & maintenance or invasive species control. Typical programs are 15 to 35 days in length, starting the beginning of June through the end of August. National Crew Leader applicants will also be considered for placements leading local high school students on SCA’s regional crews and Youth Conservation Corps programs.
Location: various


 

Project Leader - Veteran Fire Corps
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 12/3/2014
Program runs 5/25/2015 - 8/23/2015 (Dates are estimates, but will be within 2 weeks of the dates shown here)
Mandatory Project Leader training tentatively scheduled for 4/19/2015

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: will most likely include Florida Fish & Wildlife, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, CO/WY, Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Prescott National Forest.


 

Project Leader - Adirondack, NY Corps
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 12/3/2014
Program runs 4/28/2015 - 10/26/2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks experienced, quality oriented outdoor leaders to supervise a team of up to 20 corps members responsible for completing habitat and cultural resource restoration and trail projects in the 6 million acre Adirondack State Park. Working in partnership with the New York State Department of Conservation (DEC) and the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps) SCA Adirondack Program teams will use traditional trail skills, restoration techniques, carpentry skills, and hard labor  to complete an array of projects.  Typical past projects have included, new trail construction, extensive timber bridge construction, removal of invasive vegetation, fire tower restoration, historic building restoration, and trail maintenance. 
Location: Adirondack Park, New York


 

Human Resources & Compliance Assistant
Great Basin Institute
Posted 11/12/2014
The Human Resources and Compliance Assistant will join GBI prepared to be part of a team at a fast-paced, non-profit, conservation organization. This position is responsible for all aspects of AmeriCorps and program compliance as it relates to policies and procedures, paperwork/file processing, performance measure/participation tracking, and reporting for the Great Basin Institute’s Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps program and the Research Associate Program’s Education Award Program (EAP). This individual will work closely with Human Resources staff and Program Directors to develop and maintain compliance tracking and auditing systems in accordance with AmeriCorps program guidelines and all state and federal laws. This individual will also be responsible for preparing payroll for the Nevada Conservation Corps Program, including collecting and processing service logs, data entry, and expense tracking. This individual will also assist with aspects of member recruitment and on-boarding and proQualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, résumé, and list of three professional references to Amy Gladding at agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org. Please include where you found this position posted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone inquiries, please.gram reporting for the Great Basin Institute’s Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps program. This individual may also assist with direct training for new members, developing recruitment and outreach materials, and exploring new recruitment tools and outlets. 
Location: Reno, Nevada


 

Spring 2015 Crewmember
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - New Mexico
Posted 11/3/2014
Position runs 3/6/2015 - 8/27/2015
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is located at the bottom of the Sangre De Cristo Mountains, in Taos, New Mexico. We are currently looking for adults, ages 18-25 for our Environmental Conservation Programs. Conservation crews will work on projects throughout the Northern New Mexico region. Projects include trail construction and maintenance, natural disaster relief, watershed restoration and other community improvement work. Crewmembers will camp and work in the outdoors on a “spike” schedule (8 days on, 6 days off), in a crew of 8, for the duration of their AmeriCorps term. This is a great opportunity to explore the Southwest culture, while making a difference with Conservation efforts in New Mexico. Information is available on our website www.youthcorps.org. Click here to download the application.   
Location: based in Taos, New Mexico
 

 

Field Team Member
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 10/14/2014
Deadline 3/20/2015
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. Key responsibilities of Field Team Members include: building new trails and rehabilitating existing trails; building bridges, wooden ladders, retaining walls; constructing with rock, etc. (click the link above for full position description).
Location: based in Hallowell, Maine. Projects throughout state. 


 

Executive Director
San Francisco Conservation Corps
Posted 9/30/2014
The San Francisco Conservation Corps (SFCC) offers inner city young adults opportunities for personal growth and the development of their academic abilities and marketable job skills, all while addressing community needs through service work. Founded in 1983, SFCC has served more than 5,000 Corps members, 18-26 years old. With a budget of about $4.5 million, predominantly from local and State government contracts and grants, the SFCC has managed over 30 years to adapt to changing funding streams and operate very close to break-even, no inconsiderable accomplishment. The new Executive Director will find considerable opportunity: to demonstrate passion for the work and understanding of the youth being served, and the staff colleagues and programs serving SFCC clients; to become quickly networked in the community, the region and the state so as effectively to carry on the critically important advocacy and outreach roles that sustain the Corps. This will be a true institution-building opportunity for the right high-impact leader. Compensation in the range of $125,000 -$150,000. See www.rll.com and www.sfcc.org. For detailed information about the position, and in strict confidence, contact Robert M. Fisher, RUSHER LOSCAVIO FISHER Nonprofit Executive Search, bfisher@rll.com.
Location: San Francisco, California

   
 

Nevada Conservation Corps Program Director
Great Basin Institute
Posted 9/2/2014
Position open until filled
Founded in 1999, the NCC is a well-established statewide environmental program with more than 100 full- and part-time participants. We are seeking a dedicated, service-minded professional who desires to make lasting, positive change for public lands and communities in Nevada and other Western states. This leadership position requires a dynamic individual to oversee, manage, mentor and support a large, multi-state conservation and restoration program. The Director will manage current programs, while working to strengthen and develop new partnerships, programs and training opportunities. Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to Jerry Keir, Executive Director, at jkeir@thegreatbasininstitute.org. No phone inquiries, please. 
Location: Reno, Nevada

 



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)