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At The Corps Network
 

Summer Intern
The Corps Network
Posted 3/26/2014
Deadline 4/18/2014
The Corps Network, the voice of the nation’s 127 Service and Conservation Corps, is recruiting for a Summer Intern. Working with a variety of staff members, the Summer Intern will be an important member of the team providing valuable assistance on a wide variety of projects. She or he will be expected to engage in a diverse range of activities including development and fundraising, research, association membership, conference planning, government relations and communications. Primary responsibilities include: attending meetings and events on Capitol Hill, as needed; contacting member Corps programs to clarify data submitted about their programs; coordinating materials for The Corps Network National Conference; creating detailed information files for association members; identifying member needs and researching potential resources; dentifying and securing sponsors for TCN’s National Conference; researching legislation, policy positions, federal agencies and departments, Members of Congress and staff information, and potential partner and advocacy organizations; researching and preparing materials for both traditional and innovative funding streams (i.e. social media, crowd-sourcing, and direct solicitations), etc... (click link above for full position description and compensation details).
Location: Washington, DC

 

Looking for a Government Relations internship?  Send inquiries to Tyler Wilson:  
twilson [at] corpsnetwork.org


Featured Partners

Executive Director
Colorado Youth Corps Association
Posted 12/11/13
The Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) promotes youth development and conservation by supporting Colorado youth conservation corps. CYCA promotes a unified youth corps message, manages lobbying and advocacy at the state and federal levels, generates private, federal and state funds for youth corps, manages an accreditation program to assure uniform principles and practices across all the Colorado youth corps, manages national service / AmeriCorps programs on behalf of youth corps, and provides technical assistance, networking, and strategic communication services.The incoming executive director will be joining an organization that enjoys widespread community support, strong partnerships, an active and engaged board of directors, is financially sound, employs a top-notch staff, and is poised to grow.
Location: Denver, Colorado



Associate Director for Strategic Partnerships
Franklin Project
Posted 10/10/13
Position open until filled
Major responsibilities include building and leading a staff; understanding each stakeholder’s operating environment; convening key stakeholders to develop plans and get buy-in; discerning innovative ways for stakeholders in the private sector, higher education, government, veterans, nonprofits, and other sectors to implement national service; and following through to execution.
NOTE: Email resumes to Jason Mangone at jason.mangone[at]aspeninstitute.org
Location: Washington DC


Peace Corps

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


At Corps & Affiliate Members

 

Conservation Program Field Assistant 
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (Great Lakes Conservation Corps)
Posted 4/16/2014
Position start date: May 19th (tentatively)
The Field Assistant position is a 14-week, 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 two crews that currently comprise the Great Lakes Conservation Corps, a program of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps working in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. The Field Assistant is supervised by VYCC, but will be supported by staff at the Superior Watershed Partnership (SWP). 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 Conservation Program. The Field Assistant will then transition to Michigan and support the two crews which will comprise the Great Lakes Conservation Corps. During the seven-week field season, the Field Assistant will 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. The Field Assistant must possess exceptional communication and time management skills, the ability to effectively juggle competing priorities, follow through with multiple on-going responsibilities, and have a strong desire to take on an active role in a dynamic organization.
Location: 
The Field Assistant will be primarily field based, but will also have access to resources at VYCC Headquarters Office in Richmond, VT and the Superior Watershed Partnership’s office in Marquette, MI.
 

 

Crew Leader, Veterans Fire Corps - Four Corners Region
Southwest Conservation Corps 
Posted 4/15/2014
Position runs 4/28 - 10/7 (potential for year-round extension)
Veterans Fire Corps leaders perform a variety of roles and are the key to our program’s success.  The position is extremely dynamic and demanding: Successful candidates will demonstrate excellent judgment, leadership and work ethic.  Candidates must be compassionate and have an intense desire to devote themselves to their crew and the environment.  The Crew Leader position requires supervisory, education, and technical aptitude as well as a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Location: based out of Durango, Colorado (m
ay require frequent overnight travel throughout the Southwest, including: Utah, Colorado, Arizona, and New Mexico)


 

Tonto National Forest GIS Internship
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 4/15/2014
Position runs 5/19 - 9/26
The Tonto National Forest needs a college student/recent graduate to complete crucial database and GIS work to meet the 10 year Wilderness Stewardship Challenge for our wilderness areas.  The forest currently faces a backlog of data related to the WSC field inventories that are managed via FS corporate databases.  This data in turn will provide the GIS maps necessary to take appropriate management actions which will benefit wilderness stewardship and performance in terms of the challenge.  The intern will complete the extensive data entry, formulate the appropriate GIS maps, and work closely with district and forest recreation staff to identify management needs/actions while gaining valuable on-the-job training.  
Location: Tonto National Forest - Tonto Basin, Arizona 


 

Saguaro National Park Trails Internship
Arizona Conservation Corps 
Posted 4/15/2014
Position runs 6/16 - 10/3
The primary purpose of this position is to perform very heavy physical labor in the maintenance and construction of the park unit’s trail system in both the East & West districts. 
MAJOR DUTIES: 
Performs all aspects of trail maintenance and construction as assigned by the trails maintenance work leader, or designee. Examples of the work performed include: clears brush and fallen logs from trail corridor; cleans, repairs, and constructs log or rock drains; installs log or rock retainer bars/steps and checks and/or constructs foot and stock bridges from native materials; constructs and maintains trail structures such as turnpikes, causeways, cribbing trail tread, riprap and rock retaining walls; constructs new segments of trail; and performs rehabilitation and meadow restoration on abandoned or heavily impacted sections of trail...click link above for full position description.
Location: Saguaro National Park - Tucson, Arizona

 

 

Summer Environmental Educator
Great Basin Institute
Posted 4/14/2014
Position open until filled
Great Basin Naturalists Environmental Science Camp comprises eight weeks of theme-based activities that capitalize on the unique natural setting of Galena Creek Park and the Sierra Nevada region. Themes include natural and cultural history topics that allow children to experience the outdoors through hands-on games, hikes, guided activities, field trips, guest presenters, and simple exploration and play. As the only fully outdoor environmental summer camp in Reno, our goal is to provide local youth with opportunities to experience the outdoors in a safe, fun, nurturing and engaging setting. Campers are ages 8-12 and Teen Leadership Academy enrollees are ages 13-17. Position includes one week of training followed by five weeks of residential camp and three weeks of day camp.
Location: Reno, Nevada


 

Veteran Fire Corps Crew Supervisor
Arizona Conservation Corps 
Posted 4/14/2014
Deadline 5/1/2014
AZCC and Conservation Legacy are proud to be celebrating the 5th continuous year of operating the Veteran’s Fire Corps. The VFC aims to retrain recent era military veterans for careers in conservation, fuels management, and wildland fire-fighting. VFC programs accomplish this goal by immersing participants in a conservation crew experience. Over the course of a typical 3 – 6 month season corps members receive training in wildland firefighting, chainsaw operation and a variety of other topics. Members then go on to serve as members of a fire-fuels conservation crew, performing a variety of forestry and conservation work on Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and US Forest Service land in Arizona and New Mexico. At the conclusion of a program members are aided in the transition to federal wildland firefighting jobs. The Crew Supervisor’s primary role is to provide high quality, consistent solo field leadership for seasonal Veteran Fire Corps crews. The Crew Supervisor will also assist with corps member selection, admissions, program logistics, planning and facilitating member orientations and trainings, managing project partner relationships, and end of season reporting.
Location: based out of Tucson, Arizona

 

 

Arizona/New Mexico/Colorado-based Veterans Fire Corps Corpsmembers
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 4/10/2014
Positions begin May 22nd
The Arizona Conservation Corps, the United State Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management invites you to join the Veterans Fire Corps for an on the job training experience in forestry, conservation, and wildland fire fuels management.  Our office is seeking physically fit military veterans between the ages of 21 and 40 who can relocate for 6 month terms of service.  The program is designed to provide recent era veterans with the technical skill and physical ability for service in federal wildland firefighting careers.  The Veterans Fire Corps is an immersive experience in conservation and land management.  Over the course of a six month program members will live, work and learn on public lands in Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona.  The program is composed of approximately 20% classroom and 80% conservation project work.  Throughout the program members will live in a small cohort and work to complete critical fuels reduction projects in association with federal project partners from the United States Forest Service. 
Location: working throughout parts of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado

 

 

Saguaro National Park Intern
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 4/10/2014
Position runs June 16th - October 3rd
The intern will be working in Saguaro National Park’s Science and Resource Management Division with the majority of the duties associated with invasive plant control. The individual will be a member of a team made up of biologists, biological technicians, volunteers, and other Arizona Conservation Corps interns. The work site will be both districts of Saguaro National Park in Tucson. The intern will be provided training in plant identification, plant removal, herbicide use and mixing, mapping with GPS and GIS, data collection, etc. The intern will be involved in other resource management projects.
Location: Tucson, Arizona


 

Staff Crew Leader - Veterans Green Corps (VGC)
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 4/10/2014
Montana Conservation Corps has one Staff Crew Leaders positions available for the 2014 field season beginning May 19th responsible for leading crews within its Veterans Green Corps.  This position is located in Billings, Montana and is responsible for the supervision and management of a Veterans Green Corps crew of five to seven veteran Corps Members. Primary responsibilities include assuring the successful completion of MCC natural resource projects, on-site management of a crew, maintenance of crew dynamics to ensure a high level of crew function, and the delivery of appropriate program components. The Crew Leader is also the primary field liaison between regional staff and the project sponsor or technical advisor.  Necessary qualifications include: previous leadership experience, skills and training in a corps program or similar setting; technical skills, including chainsaw usage, trail work, and knowledge of a wide range of power and hand tools; current Advanced First Aid/CPR training (WAFA, WFR), and teaching experience, preferably in an outdoor setting. 
Location: based out of Billings, Montana


 

Corpsmember - Veterans Green Corps (VGC)
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 4/10/2014
Grounded in camaraderie and skills development, VGC Corps Members live and work outdoors in a high performing crew setting. The three month field season will prep participants for careers in firefighting with federal agencies. However, it’s also an opportunity for any Veteran looking for rewarding service in the Rockies. Members receive S-212 Fire Chainsaw and S-190 Wildland Firefighting certifications, along with over 300 hours of field experience. Crews work alongside federal agencies which provides them an opportunity to network with potential employers. 
Location: based out of Billings, Montana (obtaining housing not required)


 

Math Teacher, Part-time
Conservation Corps North Bay - John Muir Charter School
Posted 4/9/2014
Teach classes that provide a foundation of learning leading to a high school diploma and enhanced life options and opportunities. Teach core math & science classes. Work with students to prepare for the California High School Exit Exams (CAHSEE) in Math. Help develop individualized study plans to recover credit deficits for credit recovery.
Location: Novato & Cotati, California
 

 

Math/Science Teacher, Full-time
Conservation Corps North Bay - John Muir Charter School
Posted 4/9/2014
Duties & Responsibilities: Classroom Education: Teach classes that provide a foundation of learning leading to a High School diploma and enhanced life options and opportunities. Teach core educational subjects, especially math, algebra & science. Help develop individualized study plans to recover credit deficits for credit recovery. Work with students to prepare for the California High School Exit Exams (CAHSEE) in math. Field Education: Teach lessons with crews at project sites, which provide the opportunities for site-specific or project-specific learning. Design and implement new lessons to augment the field education curriculum. Educational Newsletter: Assist in the preparation of the weekly corps newsletter, The WoRD (Writing, Reading and Discussion), which provides corps members with literacy-building lessons around diverse educational themes throughout the year...Click the link above for full position description.
Location: San Rafael (2 days per week), Cotati (2 days), Novato (1 day), California
 

 

Bilingual Administrator/Teacher's Aide, Part-time
Conservation Corps North Bay - John Muir Charter School
Posted 4/9/2014
The John Muir Charter School (JMCS), a WASC-accredited school, operates the education program in collaboration with the Conservation Corps North Bay and its staff. The Education Program offers corpsmembers the opportunity to complete their high school diploma, improve their English skills, and/or continue their life-long learning by taking college classes or special trainings. The Administrator/ Teacher’s Aide will work as part of the John Muir Charter School education team under the direction of the CCNB Education Director and lead teacher to help implement the classroom education component of the program.
(S)He will administer the ESL program of the John Muir Charter School.
(S)He will also work with the Corps-to-Career department to develop career plans, find resources for Corpsmembers and act as interpreter between staff and English Language Learners.
Location: San Rafael, California


 

Crew Leader - Sonoma Natural Resources Program
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/9/2014
Position runs June - August 2014
The SCYEC Crew Leader works under the direction of the SCYEC Field Supervisor providing daily supervision to 8 crew members, planning daily logistics, leading environmental projects, transporting the crew using a 12-passenger van and ensuring project quality. The Crew Leader will be responsible for providing a safe environment, enforcing program rules, providing performance evaluations, conducting disciplinary procedures, and facilitating personal development. SCYEC Crew Leaders must be available for the entirety of the term (June 2 – August 13, 2014) for training, program operation, and evaluation.
Location: Cotati, California
 

 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor - Napa
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/9/2014
Position runs May - September 2014
The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor (NRCS) is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults and youths.  The NRCS will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration and trail building. 
Location: Napa, California


 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor - Marin County
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/9/2014
Position runs June - August 2014
The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor (NRCS) is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults and youths.  The NRCS will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration and trail building. 
Location: 
San Rafael, California 


 

Program Manager
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 4/8/2014
Please click link above for full position description. Essential functions include: providing consistent, proactive supervision for the Projects Cooridnator - Land Conservation Program; supporting the Outreach and Recruitment staff in the successful hiring and training of all AmeriCorps Leadership and Conservation Program and Land Conservation Corpsmembers; oversee land project development and implementation ensuring effective contract development, scheduling and internal communication; organize regular staff meetings; ensure the consistent, timely tracking of grant and agency related outcomes. Email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to staffjobs@mhyc.net. No phone calls please. 
Location: Denver, Colorado
 

 

AmeriCorps - Oak Creek Ambassador position
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 4/3/2014
Position runs from 5/12/2014 - 9/8/2014
As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of small crew in the Oak Creek Watershed area, perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary. See more information at: http://www.crecweb.org/jobs/14 
Location: based out of Coconino National Forest, Arizona


 

Crew Leader - AmeriCorps Conservation Program
Southest Youth Corps
Posted 4/1/2014
Position open until filled (preferance given to applications received before 5/1/2014)
SYC’s AmeriCorps programs are a mix of non-residential and residential programs, with crews working in the local Chattanooga landscape or camping in either front or backcountry settings for 5-11 day periods; schedules may vary by program and region.  SYC serves a diverse population that is representative of the Southeast; including youth, graduates, and a cross-section of ethnicities and income levels. Crew Leaders are charged with co-leadership of six- person conservation crews on projects ranging from trail maintenance and construction to environmental restoration. Additionally, they manage the crew at camp in the evening and work to foster personal and professional development amongst their members. Southeast Youth Corps’ Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success.  The position is also multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards.  Successful candidates will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, and the desire to devote themselves to youth and the environment.  The Crew Leader position requires mentorship and technical aptitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. 
Location: based out of Chattanooga, Tennessee


 

Summer Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leader
Southeast Youth Corps
Posted 4/1/2014
Position open until filled (preferance given to applications received before 5/1/2014)
Crew Leaders are charged with co-leadership of six- person conservation crews on projects ranging from trail maintenance and construction to environmental restoration. Additionally, they manage the crew at camp in the evening and work to foster personal and professional development amongst their members. Southeast Youth Corps’ Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success.  The position is also multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards.  Successful candidates will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, and the desire to devote themselves to youth and the environment.  The Crew Leader position requires mentorship and technical aptitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Location: based out of Chattanooga, Tennessee


 

Youth Conservation Corps Leader - Potomoc River National Wildlife Refuge
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 4/1/2014
SCA is seeking a qualified Field Leader to run the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program at Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex near Woodbridge, VA.  Leader must have local housing.  The YCC program employs 4 local youth to complete conservation service project at the refuge.  Work projects on the Refuge may include building and improving trails, removing invasive plants, and contributing to wildlife management programs.  The YCC Crew Leader will lead the crew in their daily activities and be responsible for the administrative requirements for the crew, including reporting time and completing a narrative report of accomplishments.  The Crew Leader will also set up education opportunities for the members with refuge staff.
Location: Virginia


 

STEM Education and Youth Engagement AmeriCorps Positions in Coastal Alaska
SAGA Connections
Posted 3/31/2014
Deadline 4/30/2014

Each year, the SAGA Connections Program places approximately twenty AmeriCorps volunteers with schools, nonprofit organizations, tribes, and government agencies throughout coastal Alaska. Most of the Connections AmeriCorps placements focus on Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) education through place-based, experiential learning, while some placements focus on youth engagement. Connections members serve 11 month terms, beginning in September and culminating at the end of July. Members develop professional skills including, but not limited to nonprofit management, curriculum writing and delivery, field work, education administration, communications, outreach, and reporting.
Location: Anchorage, Cordova, Homer, Juneau, Seward, or Yakutat, Alaska


 

Invasive Species Strike Team Leader
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 3/28/2014
Deadline 4/10/2014
The Colorado BLM- Tres Rios field office, in collaboration with the Dolores River Restoration Partnership (http://ocs.fortlewis.edu/drrp/) is advertising for an invasive species strike team leader. The leader will manage a two-person strike team to address follow up riparian restoration needs. Applicants will need a valid, clean drivers license. Housing will not be provided. The Team Leader will become a BLM Certified Applicator and lead a 2 person “strike team” to inventory, treat and monitor invasive species along the Dolores River mainstem and select tributary reaches within the management area of the Tres Rios Field Office.  This project will conduct maintenance of tamarisk treatments by treating re-sprouts and secondary weeds with various spraying equipment.  Recording and reporting of accomplishments will be necessary. Related tasks may be assigned as needed.  This position requires extensive field time on foot in the elements.  Safe operation of BLM, SCC vehicles and selected equipment will be necessary. 
Location: based out of BLM - Tres Rios Field Office, Colorado


 

Director of Member and Staff Support
Conservation Legacy
Posted 3/28/2014
Application review begins 4/18/2014
Conservation Legacy is seeking applications for the position of Director of Member and Staff Support located in Durango, CO. This person will be responsible for developing and facilitating effective and efficient resources that support the potentialities of all people of the organization, including both participants and staff. Duties include providing Human Resource support to all staff; providing resources and guidance to support member activities before, during and after their participation; and managing internal collaborative systems that assist all staff in effective administration, operations and communications. Qualifications include: Minimum of 5 years of managing administrative and/or human resources systems in non-profit or similar organizations; previous programmatic experience with a Corps or youth serving organization highly preferred; and experience with human resources management and admissions/hiring processes. Starting salary $40-42k. Refer to full position description on website: http://www.conservationlegacy.org/about/jobs  To apply: Send cover letter and resume to david(at)sccorps.org. 
Location: Durango, Colorado


 

Dixie National Forest - Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 3/25/2014
Position runs 5/2/2014 - 10/26/2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks quality outdoor leaders to supervise a team of two corps members through GIS mapping for fire monitoring within Utah’s Dixie National Forest.
Location: Utah


 

Assistant Crew Leader - Great Lakes Conservation Corps
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 3/25/2014
Position runs 5/26/2014 - 8/13/2014
In partnership with the Superior Watershed Partnership, the VYCC is excited to be fielding conservation crews in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan this summer. After spending the first few weeks in Vermont for training, Assistant Crew Leaders will transition to Michigan for a seven week session. The Assistant Crew Leader position is a three month residential, full-time seasonal position with VYCC. The Assistant Crew Leader is responsible for: crew project completion; facilitation of crew safety and well-being, productivity, morale and quality of work; Corps Member training and education in the field; and, maintaining the standards and expectations of VYCC. The position reports to the VYCC’s Program Staff who serve as advisors to the Assistant Crew Leader and their crew. VYCC seven week crews will be comprised of six to eight Corps Members ranging in age from 16-24 years old and two paid Leaders acting as co-leaders. Assistant Crew Leaders will be working primarily in the field on conservation projects in Upper Peninsula of Michigan in urban and rural settings.
Location: mainly the Upper Peninsula of Michigan


 

Assistant Crew Leader - North Carolina
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 3/25/2014
Position runs 5/26/2014 - 8/13/2014
In partnership with the Conservation Trust for North Carolina, the VYCC is excited to be fielding conservation crews in North Carolina this summer. After spending the first few weeks in Vermont for training, Assistant Crew Leaders will transition to North Carolina for a seven week session. The Assistant Crew Leader position is a three month residential, full-time seasonal position with VYCC. The Assistant Crew Leader is responsible for: crew project completion; facilitation of crew safety and well-being, productivity, morale and quality of work; Corps Member training and education in the field; and, maintaining the standards and expectations of VYCC. The position reports to the VYCC’s Program Staff who serve as advisors to the Assistant Crew Leader and their crew. VYCC seven week crews will be comprised of six to eight Corps Members ranging in age from 16-24 years old and two paid Leaders acting as co-leaders. Assistant Crew Leaders will be working primarily in the field on conservation projects in the state of North Carolina, and Vermont, in urban and rural settings.
Location:  North Carolina


 

Park Restoration Crew Member
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 3/25/2014
Position runs 4/28/2014 - 10/10/2014
The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) is currently looking for energetic and resourceful Corps Members to serve on our unique Park Restoration Crew. The Park Restoration Crew focuses solely on capital needs projects in Vermont State Parks, working closely with Forest, Parks, and Recreation staff. This year’s focus will likely involve a high degree technical carpentry work, dry stack stone construction, and remote campsite construction. For 6 months crew members will be living and working together as a team in some of the most beautiful parks in the state. Crew Members will complete projects, build marketable career skills, and build a network of contacts with various state park staff. The service position is full of challenging and rewarding days of hard work. It is also an immeasurably rich experience. You will make a lasting contribution to Vermont communities and landscapes. You need to be prepared to work hard in the outdoors and learn more than you could possibly imagine about yourself and your surroundings. Lastly, you will have FUN!
Location: state parks throughout Vermont 


 

Executive Director
San Jose Conservation Corps & Charter School
Posted 3/21/2014
Position open until filled
The San Jose Conservation Corps was co-founded with community leaders in 1987 to provide vocational training, job preparation and job placement opportunities for at-risk youth in Santa Clara County. Within several years, the Charter School was established to assist students in the completion of their high school education. These ambitious and complementary efforts have been transformed over the years into large and complex programs that have served more than 23,500 men and women, most of them 18 – 27 years old, mostly minority, all low-income, offering them opportunities to overcome barriers to work, education, and adult economic self-sufficiency. The annual budget is about $7.5 million, employing about 70 staff (plus 90 - 120 Corps workers). The new Executive Director of SJCC & CS will find in place all of the elements necessary to carry the organization into the future. S/he will be deeply committed to assisting at-risk youth, will possess exceptional nonprofit executive and entrepreneurial abilities, and will embody the energy, discipline, and optimism that will engage and inspire all whose lives SJCC & CS touches.
Location: San Jose, California


 

DC Cooperative Weed Management Area Plant Corps - Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 3/20/2014
Program begins mid-April 2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) SCA is America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks an experienced conservation leader to manage a 4 member Native Plant Corps in the Washington DC Metro Area for a 3 month period. The team will work in partnership with the District Department of the Environment and various land management agencies to implement integrated pest management practices for invasive/exotic plants on various sites throughout the DC Metro Area. The project will include mapping sites with GIS, using hand tools and chainsaws, applying herbicides, and public outreach. The team is part of the DC Cooperative Weed Management Area (CWMA) which was established in 2011 through a Forest Service Grant that was provided to SCA to manage invasive species in the district.
Location: Washington, DC


 

Salmon Challis - Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 3/20/2014
Program begins 4/20/2014
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 teamwork, 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


 

Green Mountain National Forest - Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 3/20/2014
Program begins 5/2/2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks quality outdoor leaders to Supervise a team of corps members responsible for a variety of projects in the Green Mountain National Forest. The team projects will include: Invasive species eradication, invasive species inventory & monitoring, Brushing and clearing of wilderness trails, boundary monitoring and mapping, talking with hikers and outfitters along the AT & Long Trail to check for permits and educate on LNT.
Location: Vermont


 

Delaware Water Gap Restoration Team - Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 3/20/2014
Program begins 5/2/2014
Two teams will be restoring historic and non-historic buildings in a camp within the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, projects will include carpentry, historic preservation, and general maintenance of the buildings.
Location: Eastern Pennsylvania


 

Daniel Boone National Forest - Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 3/20/2014
Program begins 5/2/2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks quality outdoor leaders to Supervise a roving team of four corps members responsible for a variety of trails and invasive species projects within the Daniel Boone National Forest.
Location: Kentucky


 

Cleveland Metro Park Trails - Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 3/20/2014
Program begins 5/2/2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks quality outdoor leaders to Supervise a team of corps members responsible for a variety of trail projects. The team will work in the Cleveland Metro Parks working on a seven mile stretch of trail completing a variety of trail projects including tread and drainage, timber work,  and re-routing, mostly focused on mountain bike trails. 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio


 

Veteran Fire Corps - Project Leader
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 3/20/2014
Program begins May 2014
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 likely include Arizona, Colorado, Idaho and Wyoming 
 

 

Environmental Education and Outreach Youth Interns 
The Great Basin Institute
Posted 3/19/2014
Position open until filled
Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is seeking to hire at least three youth interns to assist with the implementation of interpretation and education programs for Lake Mead National Recreation Area. We encourage youth from a diverse background to apply. These individuals will gain valuable experience in environmental education, interpretation and Outreach. Interns will work alongside park staff contributing to a wide variety of resource management and protection, visitor use and maintenance projects. This position may require travel throughout the LMNRA, as well as working on weekends and most holidays. Internship opportunities are available in two term lengths: 450-hours (approximately 13 weeks) and 900-hours (approximately 26 weeks).
Location: Boulder City, Nevada

 

 

Crew Leader
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 3/19/2014
Deadline 4/18/2014
The Canyon Country Youth Corps (CCYC) is a program operated by the Four Corners School of Outdoor Education in Monticello, Utah. CCYC provides opportunities for youth and young adults, ages 15-25, to participate in service work projects on public lands in Southeastern Utah in partnership with the land-managing agencies of the region. The Crew Leader Position begins with a training, where Crew Leaders will work nine days on, five days off, traveling to locations throughout scenic Southeast Utah to complete project work. A typical hitch may look like eight consecutive ten hour days followed by an eight-hour ninth day of clean up, debrief, and paperwork.  Integrated into the ten-hour work days will be one or two hours of education, discussion, and leadership training.  During some hitches we will take a full day to focus on skills like resume writing or chainsaw maintenance. Crew Leaders will get the opportunity to practice leading, taking charge of worksite management, paperwork, and communication with project sponsors and CCYC staff. Upon successful completion of the training, Crew Leaders will lead teams of 6 corps members with a co-lead; leading youth in July and adult crews August through October. See OUR WEBSITE for details and full position descriptions. Contact: Kristina Ayars, Program Development Coordinator; email: kayars@fourcornersschool.orgCell phone: (908) 391-9046
Location: based out of Monticello, Utah


 

Land Health Assessment Field Technician 
The Great Basin Institute 
Posted 3/17/2014
Position open until filled (start date = 3/24/2014)
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management, is recruiting 1 field technician for a land health assessment team. Each team consists of three members, a crew lead and two technicians, and will comprise environmental scientists (ecologists) having diverse 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: based out of Ely, Nevada 

 

 

AmeriCorps Trail Crewmember
New York-New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 3/14/2014
Position open until filled
The New York-New Jersey Trail Conference is currently selecting trail crew l members. Trail Conference AmeriCorps Trail Crews will work with volunteers in performing trail work in the beautiful and historic Hudson River Valley, the Palisades and Taconic regions of New York State Parks (including the Bear Mountain Trails Project), and in Northern New Jersey. Learn more at www.nynjtc.org. Essential duties and responsibilities include: working as a team building high quality trails; instructing groups of volunteers in a safe manner; filling out weekly timesheets, project accomplishments, and volunteer paperwork; documenting project accomplishments and creating final reports; volunteer management and recruitment.
Location: throughout Southern New York and Northern New Jersey 


 

Senior Crew Supervisor 
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 3/14/2014
Deadline 3/31/2014
The Senior Crew Supervisory (SCS) reports to the Conservation Projects Coordinator and is a member of the Land Crews Management Team. He/she provides daily supervision and on-going training and development of Crew Leaders and Corpsmembers. The SCS provides on-site monitoring, and instruction when needed, of safety, project quality, sponsor satisfaction and educational sessions. He/she is available to Crew Leaders for support with conflict resolution, team building and problem solving as well as logistical support for the Projects Coordinator.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado


 

Wilderness and Recreation Inventory Technician
The Great Basin Institute
Posted 3/14/2014
Position open until filled 
In cooperation with the U.S. Forest Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting two (2) Wilderness & Recreation Inventory Technicians. The Technicians will play a key role in collecting data that will be utilized by the Forest in their efforts to meet the Chief’s 10 Year Wilderness Stewardship Challenge. Key standards will be monitored by the Technicians in four distinct Wilderness areas, including the Jarbidge, Santa Rosa, East Humboldt and Ruby Mountains wildernesses. These four Wilderness Areas all have partial recreation site inventories that have been compiled over the past few years. The Technicians will focus on finishing the recreation site inventories and pooling existing data for these areas, as well as put into practice good data management protocols. By the end of the season each area will have a completed recreation site inventory along with a plan for which sites to decommission and which sites to monitor. The Technicians will also complete invasive species monitoring and evaluate past treatments. Field hitches may last anywhere from 3 to 8 days at a time. The ideal candidate for this position will possess a demonstrated true love for wilderness, backcountry and a desire to spend time there.
Location: based out of Wells, Nevada 


 

AmeriCorps Recreation Technician
The Great Basin Institute
Posted 3/14/2014
Position open until filled 
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Elko Bureau of Land Management, Tuscarora Field Office is hiring one Recreation Technician to assist in the outdoor recreation/wilderness program in the District. The technician will help to plan, organize, promote, record and run four Benefits-based focus groups, and this year’s Take-It-Outside (TIO) program to be held near Elko. In addition, the technician will help to develop next year’s TIO and other recreation programs; develop a list of Elko County organizations that can be called upon for volunteers and funding for recreation programs; and/or provide assistance in developing ideas that would be attractive to people of Elko County to recreate on BLM lands. The technician will perform outreach to local schools and other federal, state, and county agencies in Elko County to recruit participants for the focus groups. The technician will also develop a list of people or organizations that would be available to provide outdoor education activities during recreation events on public lands. Additionally, the technician will perform a wide range of duties in support of gathering data for the Bureau's wilderness program: working in the field conducting inventories, monitoring, data gathering, responding to emergency situations, administering first aid/CPR, litter removal from Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs), and routine maintenance on signs, etc.
Location: Elko, Nevada 

 

 

2014 Crew Leader (June - December)
EarthCorps
Posted 3/7/2014
Deadline 4/4/2014
EarthCorps is a Seattle-based nonprofit organization with a mission to build a global community of leaders through local environmental service.  EarthCorps' Corps Program is an intensive year-long training program that unites young adults (age 18 and above) from across the United States and around the world to learn skills in community building, habitat restoration, and leadership. EarthCorps program participants are part of a diverse group of emerging environmental leaders committed to teamwork, service, and personal growth. The crew leader position is a seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps. The crew leader is responsible for: project coordination between project sponsors, EarthCorps project managers, the Field Operations Director, and their crew; facilitation of crew safety and well-being, productivity, morale and quality of work; corps member training and education in the field; and, maintaining the objectives of EarthCorps in all endeavors.
Location: based out of Seattle, Washington

 

 

California Trail Interpretive Center - AmeriCorps Intern
Great Basin Institute/Nevada Conservation Corps 
Posted 3/7/2014
Position open until filled
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. These positions participate in day-to-day operations of the California Trail Interpretive Center. Specific tasks include presenting formal and informal interpretative programs, costumed interpretation both in third and first person, environmental and historic curriculum-based education programs, event planning, and exhibit and grounds maintenance. Interns assist with graphic design, development of brochures, site bulletins and standard operating procedures, volunteer coordination and with operation of the Trail Center book store.
Location: Elko, Nevada 


 

Arid Land Resoration and Native Seed Technician
Great Basin Institute/Nevada Conservation Corps 
Posted 3/7/2014
Position open until filled
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. One Technician 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 to identify optimal seed collection times; collecting seed from plant populations and completing data forms in accordance with the Seeds of Success (SOS) Technical Protocol; taking herbarium vouchers, and processing and shipping seed as necessary, etc...
Location: based out of northwest Las Vegas, Nevada 


 

Conservation Crew Member
Great Basin Institue/California Tahoe Conservancy 
Posted 3/7/2014
Deadline 3/14/2014
In cooperation with the Tahoe Resource Conservation District, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting three Forest Habitat Enhancement Crew Members to serve as part of a six-person crew on California Tahoe Conservancy (http://tahoe.ca.gov) restoration, forestry, and maintenance projects. This is a labor-intensive and physically demanding position and applicants must demonstrate their ability to serve as a professional, mature team member. Duties include: Safely operating tools and equipment including chainsaws, chippers, brush cutters, various power/hand tools, and heavy equipment; actively participating in routine safety talks and training sessions; caring for, maintaining, and ensuring the security of State tools, property, and equipment; serving as secondary driver for crew and equipment to and from project sites; identifying property boundaries; and performing warehouse maintenance tasks.
Location: South Lake Tahoe, California 


 

AmeriCorps Summer Crew Member
Great Basin Institute/Nevada Conservation Corps 
Posted 3/7/2014
Position open untill filled
Spend your summer working and camping outside in some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and local and state agencies. Provide national service with your environmental restoration efforts and work in a diverse and beautiful array of desert, mountain and alpine habitats. Timeline: May 19, 2014 – August 14, 2014
Location: based out of 1 of 3 locations - Reno, Las Vegas, Great Basin National Park, Nevada 


 

AmeriCorps 6-Month Crew Member
Great Basin Institute/Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 3/7/2014
Position open until filled
Spend six months working and camping at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and local and state agencies. Provide national service with your environmental restoration efforts and work in a diverse and beautiful array of desert, mountain and alpine habitats. Timeline: May 19th – November 13th, 2014
Location: based out of Reno, Nevada


 

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

 

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


 

AmeriCorps Environmental Steward positions
Maine Conservation Corps 
re-posted 3/5/2014
Deadline 3/31/2014 (position begins May 12, 2014)
The Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is accepting applications for AmeriCorps Environmental Steward positions located throughout Maine for May 2014.  MCC is dedicated to environmental education, outdoor recreation and conservation projects, volunteer opportunities, and developing career and leadership skills. Environmental Stewards serve in 900 hour positions throughout the State of Maine. They receive a 3-weeks of training, which includes topics such as; Driving Dynamics - First Aid Certification - Chainsaw Safety - Trail Design and Layout - Bridge Building - Stone Cutting - Stonework - Carpentry - Griphoist and Rigging - Conflict Resolution, Diversity, and Communication - Leadership - Management - Grant Writing. 900 hour positions receive a living allowance of $6,240 ($260/week for 24 weeks) and if eligible, an AmeriCorps education award of $2,775 upon successful completion of the program. Other benefits include health insurance during service with COBRA benefits at the completion of service, student loan forbearance & interest payment if eligible, experiential learning, a wide range of training and networking opportunities and a Maine State Park Pass.  
Location: throughout Maine


 

Recreation Technician
Great Basin Institute
Re-Posted 3/14/2014
Position open until filled 
The Great Basin Institute, in cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management, is recruiting Recreation Technicians to join our AmeriCorps Education Award Program. Through participation in a national service program, Technicians will assist with land management as it relates to recreation and visitor services on several Districts of the Bureau of Land Management in Nevada. The Recreation Technician will assist in a variety of activities, which may include visitor services (support for visitor center and information kiosks); route inventories; route sign installation/replacement; environmental education, outreach and interpretation for the general public; maintaining site conditions (may include cleaning/improving public land areas); environmental monitoring; field inventories to determine compliance with permits, as well as administration of recreation use permits; natural resource management and damage documentation; GIS mapping and data management; field reports; and/or recreation site monitoring to determine recreation potential and current recreational usage. Part of this work will require heavy physical exertion in hot, dry conditions. Work may be required on weekends. This position will provide experience working with a BLM professional on public lands and will aid in preparation for a career in public lands recreation management.
Location: Winnemucca, Battle Mountain, Elko and Ely, Bridgeport, and Wells, Nevada


 

Female Leadership Development Crew Leader
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 2/26/2014
The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps is looking for two motivated individuals interested in leading our Female Leadership Development Crew. This crew offers young women the chance to discover their leadership skills and explore the conservation field in an environment focused on support, encouragement, and empowerment. If you are interested in working with young people to serve as their teacher, mentor, supervisor, and role model, this is the position for you. Over the course of a seven-week session Corps Members on the Female Leadership Development Crew will benefit from the mentorship of highly-trained female leaders, who will add a gender and empowerment focus to the curriculum through discussion, facilitated workshops, sharing and support.
Location: based out of Richmond, Vermont


 

Conservation Crew Leader
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 2/26/2014
VYCC Conservation Crews are composed of six to 10 Corps Members and two Crew Leaders who work together as a crew for 4-7 weeks in either the Spring, Summer, or Fall.  Crew Leaders are responsible for all of the on the ground aspects of these crews, including supervising the work project, facilitating the education program, and building a healthy community with support and training from other VYCC staff. Conservation Crews complete high priority conservation work across the state in community green spaces, parks, and the remote forests throughout the state.  Projects range from rail trails and bike paths to stone wall construction, trail maintenance, and bridge construction.  Corps Members learn about landscaping, carpentry, trail maintenance, healthy watersheds, and the value of working together as a small team to complete tangible projects.  VYCC fields both residential and nonresidential Conservation Crews.
Location: based out of Richmond, Vermont


 

6-Month AmeriCorps Corpsmember
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps 
Posted 2/26/2014
Service term runs April 28th - October 10th
The AmeriCorps 6-month Corps Member positions are residential, seasonal full-time positions with VYCC. Crews will be comprised of six AmeriCorps Corps Members ranging in age from 18-24 years old and one Crew Leader. AmeriCorps Corps Members will be working primarily in the field on conservation projects in Vermont both in urban and rural settings.  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.
Location: based out of Richmond, Vermont


 

Botany Field Technician
Great Basin Institute
Posted 2/24/2014
Deadline 3/9/2014
In cooperation with the Bureau of Land Management Casper (WY) Field Office, Great Basin Institute is recruiting two (2) qualified plant Botany Field Technicians to join our AmeriCorps Education Award Program. Field Technicians will be exposed to a wide array of tasks and gain familiarity with the operations of a federal land management agency. More specifically, Field Technicians will assist with the following: Work closely with agency personnel to assist with vegetation monitoring, inventory and spray noxious and invasive weeds, maintain program database and documents, and research needed information; Conduct 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. 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: based out of Casper, Wyoming


 

Project Leader - Veterans Fire Corps
The Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 2/20/2014
Program dates: May 2, 2014 – End-August to Mid-September, 2014 (Exact Dates TBD)
Veterans Fire AmeriCorps Project Leader will Supervise teams of five Veteran members working in partnership with the US Forest Service to complete fire/fuels management work.  Veterans Fire Corps provides recent-era Veterans with the training, credentials and experience they need to competitively pursue wildland fire and/or forestry careers.  Projects may include 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.
 

 

Veterans Fire Corps Crew Member
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - CO
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from late May/early June - September
RMYC Veterans Corps provides on the job training in chainsaw work and wildland firefighting for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management and wildland firefighting. The program will be field based and will engage a crew of 10 people to complete various conservation projects specifically related to fire fuels management and fuels reduction. The crew will be a mix of both veterans and non-veteran members. The crew will also be trained in wildland firefighting and will be given the opportunity to work as a Firefighter Type 2 (FFT2) on fire assignments throughout northwest Colorado. Crews are generally comprised of individuals 18-35 years of age who have minimal financial and/or family commitments. No experience necessary.
Location: based out of Steamboat Springs, Colorado


 

Crew Leader
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - CO
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 5/19/14 - August or October
Crew Leaders are responsible for the safety and well being of the crew. They work closely with Project Sponsors from land management agencies to plan, coordinate, and lead their crew on a variety of conservation projects. Crew Leaders will be responsible for project quality and management of the crew on the project site, during camp life, and weekend recreation time. They will be supported by their Assistant Leader and RMYC Field Staff who will do weekly check in calls. It can be an incredibly tough position, but comes with the greatest reward to seeing your crew have a successful season! Positions available for summer and fall. Training begins in mid May.
Location: based out of Steamboat Springs, Colorado

 

 

Conservation Crew Crew Member
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - CO
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from : Summer = 6/7/14 - 8/16/14; Fall = 8/17/14 - early/mid-October
Crew Members will spend the summer with a crew of 9-10 people under the direction of a Crew Leader and Assistant Crew Leader. Positions will start work in mid-June and will last through at least mid-August. Opportunities to work on a fall crew through early October are also available. Trail crew members will focus on a variety of projects related to trail construction and maintenance. Saw crew members will be trained and certified in chainsaw use and will focus mainly on fire fuels reduction projects. No experience necessary. Trail and saw crews spend the summer and fall camping throughout northwest Colorado in both remote backcountry and frontcountry locations. Crews will remain together as a team all season, camping and recreating together on the weekends.
Location: based out of Steamboat Springs, Colorado


 

Assistant Crew Leader
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - CO
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 5/19/14 - August or October
ACL's will provide vital support to the crew leader in the field. Main duties include crew meal planning and educational planning along with all the day to day work duties expected of any corpsmember. ACL’s are the main facilitator for the RMYC educational program called Seed that take place throughout the workweek and weekend. Along with the crew leader, the assistant will help to plan and prepare for weekend resupply and recreation activities. ACL's that are available to stay for the summer and fall seasons can earn a 900 hour AmeriCorps Education award which is $2,775 on top of the weekly living stipend. The summer only Education award is $1,468. ACL positions are available on both saw and trail crews. This is a perfect position for those that have some experience in leadership or conservation work, but need a little more guidance before taking on the Crew Leader position.
Location: based out of Steamboat Springs, Colorado


 

Pueblo Day and Camping Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 6/11/14 - 8/8/14
Young adults complete conservation projects on public lands. Project examples are fencing, campground improvement, trail construction and improvement, park improvements and development. Crews consist of 8-10 Corpsmembers supervised by adult Crew Leaders. The crew meets and travels to work sites as a team in Corps vehicles. On project in the Pueblo area the crew returns home each evening. Camping will required for projects outside the Pueblo area. During remote projects, the crew will camp for 5-10 days before returning home for 2-4 days off. The program requires both front country and back country camping and may involve backpacking into remote campsites. The crew is responsible for planning and cooking meals (food provided) and completing team-based chores. This job requires flexibility.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado


 

Crew Mentor
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 5/9/14 - 8/9/14
The position requires an individual who loves being outdoors, is service oriented, a positive role model, and wants to develop leadership skills and experience. The Crew Mentor functions as an assistant to the crew leader and is responsible for the educational component of the crew week. An interest in outdoor education, experiential education, environmental education or other educational background is an important component of this job. The Crew Mentor, collaborating with the Crew Leader, will be responsible for facilitating the work and educational components of the youth corps program. A Crew Mentor must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew, and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based work and their own leadership development for an entire season. Types of crews for Crew Mentors to choose positions from: Day/Camping Trail Crews and Day/Camping Saw Crews (see specific crew descriptions for details).
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado


 

Senior Crew Supervisor
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Deadline 3/31/2014
The Senior Crew Supervisory (SCS) reports to the Conservation Projects Coordinator and is a member of the Land Crews Management Team. He/she provides daily supervision and on-going training and development of Crew Leaders and Corpsmembers. The SCS provides on-site monitoring, and instruction when needed, of safety, project quality, sponsor satisfaction and educational sessions. He/she is available to Crew Leaders for support with conflict resolution, team building and problem solving as well as logistical support for the Projects Coordinator.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado


 

Saw Crew Leader
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Deadline 4/11/2014
The MHYC-CS Chainsaw Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models. A crew is comprised of eight to ten Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) all working together to complete conservation projects on public lands and in communities. Leaders manage a demanding work and living schedule and will be responsible for creating a valuable experience for the Corpsmembers. Leaders will be responsible for facilitating environmental education, life skills, transferable work skills, and safe, positive group living skills to their crew. Leaders must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew, and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based work and youth development for an entire summer. All positions require both supervisory and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado 


 

Saw Camping and Day Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 5/16/14 - 8/8/14
Young adults complete conservation projects on public lands throughout a diverse region that includes Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Pueblo, and Teller counties. Project examples are wildfire mitigation and restoration, invasive species removal, healthy forest initiatives, campground improvement, trail construction and improvement, park improvements and development. This is a chainsaw and applicator crew. Members will be certified to act as sawyers and swampers after testing; they will be also be trained as pesticide applicators and in the use sprayers utilizing nonrestricted chemicals. Crews consist of 8-10 Corpsmembers supervised by adult Crew Leaders. The chainsaw/day/camping crew meets and travels to project sites as a team in Corps vehicles. Part of the season the crew will function as a Day Crew and return home each night; several week will also be spend camping. The crew will camp onsite at the project location for 5-10 days before returning home for 2-4 days off. The program requires primarily front country camping but may include some back country camping involving backpacking into remote campsites. The crew is responsible for planning and cooking meals (food provided) and completing team-based chores. This job requires flexibility.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado


 

Saw Day Crew Corpsmember 
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 5/16/14 - 8/8/14
Young adults complete conservation projects on public lands in El Paso County. Project examples are wildfire mitigation and restoration, invasive species removal, and healthy forest initiatives. This is a chainsaw crew. Members will be certified to act as sawyers and swampers after testing. Crews consist of 8-10 Corpsmembers supervised by adult Crew Leaders. The chainsaw day crew meets and travels to project sites as a team in Corps vehicles, and returns to the office each evening.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado


 

Rampart Saw Camping Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 5/16/14 - 8/8/14
Young adults complete hiking and OHV trails for the United States Forest Service in the Rampart Range area of Colorado. Crews consist of 8-10 Corpsmembers supervised by adult Crew Leaders. The Rampart Crews meet and travel to the project sites as a team in Corps vehicles and camp onsite at the project location for 5-10 days before returning home for 2-4 days off. This is a Hybrid Crew and will consist of two trained chainsaw operators as members of the 10-person trail crew. Members will be certified to act as sawyers and swampers after testing. The sawyers will be doing corridor clearing, hazard tree removal and providing materials for trail stabilization and well as assisting in trail building. The program requires both front country and back country camping and may often involve backpacking into remote campsites. The crew is responsible for planning and cooking meals (food provided) and completing team-based chores. This position requires flexibility.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado
 

 

Day and Camping Trail Corpsmember 
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 5/21/14 - 8/8/14
Young adults complete conservation projects on public lands throughout a diverse region that includes Custer, El Paso, Fremont, Huerfano, Las Animas, Pueblo, and Teller counties. Project examples are wildfire mitigation, fencing, campground improvement, trail construction and improvement, park improvements and development. Crews consist of 8-10 Corpsmembers supervised by adult Crew Leaders. The day/camping crew meets and travels to project sites as a team in Corps vehicles. The majority of the season will be camping however there will be weeks when the crew returns home each evening. Most of time the crew camps onsite at the project location for 5-10 days before returning home for 2-4 days off. The program requires both front country and back country camping and may involve backpacking into remote campsites. The crew is responsible for planning and cooking meals (food provided) and completing team-based chores. This position requires flexibility.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado

 


Trail Crew Leader - 2014
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Deadline 4/18/2014
The MHYC-CS Trail Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models. A crew is comprised of eight to ten Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) all working together to complete conservation projects on public lands and in communities. Leaders manage a demanding work and living schedule and will be responsible for creating a valuable experience for the Corpsmembers. Leaders will be responsible for facilitating environmental education, life skills, transferable work skills, and safe, positive group living skills to their crew. Leaders must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew, and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based work and youth development for an entire summer. All positions require both supervisory and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado


 

Rampart Camping Trail Crewmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/19/2014
Season runs from 5/21/14 - 8/8/14
Young adults complete hiking and OHV trails for the United States Forest Service in the Rampart Range area of Colorado. Crews consist of 8-10 Corpsmembers supervised by adult Crew Leaders. The Rampart Crews meet and travel to the project sites as a team in Corps vehicles and camp onsite at the project location for 5-10 days before returning home for 2-4 days off. This is a Hybrid Crew and will consist of two trained chainsaw operators as members of the 10-person crew. The program requires both front country and back country camping and may often involve backpacking into remote campsites. The crew is responsible for planning and cooking meals (food provided) and completing team-based chores. This position requires flexibility.
Location: based out of Colorado Springs, Colorado


 

Project Leader
SCA - the Student Conservation Association
Posted 2/7/2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of conservation volunteers is seeking 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 Idaho’s 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 teamwork, 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: Salmon-Challis, ID


 

D.C. Community Conservation Crew Leaders
SCA - the Student Conservation Association
Posted 2/7/2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students ages 15-19 for the Washington, D.C. Summer Conservation Crew Program. 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 provide emotionally and physically safe environment; planning for and carrying out Environmental Education lessons; maintaining relationship with agency partner including managing all logistical and operational work and how it relates to the partner, project, and coordinate interactions/trainings with the crew; managing a budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project; managing administrative aspects of the crew including but not limited to required pre- and post-program paperwork, daily medical and work logs, and equipment inventories; organizing and leading recreation trip after completion of work project (typically backpacking, hiking, canoeing, or sightseeing). Program dates: June 30th-August 8th.
Location: Washington, D.C.


 

Program Coordinator - Hudson Valley
SCA - the Student Conservation Association
Posted 2/6/2014
This is a full time, permanent position scheduled to begin immediately. The Program Coordinator roles include the recruitment, selection and coordination of approximately 40 Corps members assigned to individual internship sites in the Hudson Valley region. Other responsibilities include organizing and facilitating trainings, overseeing the development and execution of service opportunities, and program reporting duties. The successful candidate will have a BA/BS degree, two years of supervisory experience or the equivalent, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and a proven commitment to conservation and the environment. SCA offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Location: New Paltz, New York

 

 

Conservation Program Business Development Specialist
SCA - the Student Conservation Association
Posted 2/6/2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks a Conservation Program and Business Development Specialist in our Program/Partnership departments based out of our Alaska Regional Office. This roll serves as the central point of contact for SCA partners and interns in the Alaska Region by providing knowledge, solutions and guidance.  The Specialist will ensure quality responsiveness and a seamless partner and member experience through interdepartmental communication and collaboration; create and retain opportunities for Conservation Interns, Corps and High School Crew programs in government, state, non-profit and other organizations, within the Alaska region.  The position will also manage partnership activities, as assigned for current programs; Provide oversight of all young adult programs in the field.
Location: Anchorage, Alaska

 

 

YouthCorps Program Coordinator
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 2/4/2014
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 either the 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. 
Location: NYC is based out of Eugene, Oregon

 


Bandelier Conservation Corps Crew Supervisor
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
Posted 2/3/2014
Do you want to live and work in a national monument this summer? Join the Bandelier Conservation Corps crew and supervise 7 young adults in the completion of trail projects. Applicants for this full-time, seasonal position must have 2+ years of experience leading trail projects and some experience with Positive Youth Development and strong communication skills (written and verbal). Cover letters and resumes can be sent to maura@youthcorrps.org
Location: Taos, New Mexico 


 

Youth Conservation Corps Summer Crew Supervisor
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
Posted 2/3/2014
Are you passionate about youth development and community service? Apply to lead a crew of 8-10 young adults at service sites in northern New Mexico. Applicants for these 4 full-time, seasonal position will have the opportunity to contribute to positive change in young people's lives. Supervisors are resoonsible for leading service projects in rural northern New Mexican communities. Candidates must have experience in trail work, landscaping, and/or construction projects.  Cover letters and resumes can be sent to colonius@youthcorrps.org
Location: Taos, New Mexico 


 

Youth Conservation Corps Summer Program Cooridnator
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
Posted 2/3/2014
The YCC Summer Program Coordinator oversees all summer YCC crews and staff; maintains partner relations with land managing agencies; and ensures meaningful youth development through project completion.  Applicants for this full-time, seasonal position should have experience with Positive Youth Development and strong communication skills (written and verbal). The ideal candidate also has experience in trail work, landscaping, and construction projects.  Cover letters and resumes can be sent to colonius@youthcorrps.org
Location: Taos, New Mexico 


 

Trails Day Crew Crew Leader - 2014 Summer Season
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/3/2014
The Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models. A crew is comprised of ten Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) all working together to complete conservation work projects on public lands and in communities. Crew Leaders manage a demanding work and living schedule and are responsible for creating a valuable experience for the Corpsmembers. Crew Leaders are responsible for ensuring the facilitation of environmental education, healthy lifestyle, job readiness training, leadership development, civic engagement, independent living and safe, and positive group living skills to their crew. Crew Leaders must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew, and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based work and youth development for an entire summer. The position requires both supervisory and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Location: Denver, Colorado


 

Sawyer Day Crew Crew Leader - 2014 Summer Season
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/3/2014
The Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models. A crew is comprised of ten Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) all working together to complete conservation work projects on public lands and in communities. Crew Leaders manage a demanding work schedule and are responsible for creating a valuable experience for the Corpsmembers. Crew Leaders are responsible for ensuring the facilitation of environmental education, healthy lifestyle, job readiness training, leadership development, civic engagement, independent living and positive group living skills to their crew. Crew Leaders must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew, and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based work and youth development for an entire summer. The position requires both supervisory and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Location: Denver, Colorado 


 

Trails Day Crew Corpsmember - 2014 Summer Season
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/3/2014
Duties and Responsibilities: Successfully complete new Corpsmember orientation and training. -- Work on a crew with approximately 10 young adults completing service and conservation projects throughout the Denver metro area. -- Complete conservation projects on public lands throughout the Denver metro area and Front Range. Project examples are trail construction and maintenance, fencing, campground improvements, noxious weed eradication, wildlife habitat improvements and public land maintenance and clean up.
Location: Denver, Colorado 


 

Sawyer Day Crew Corpsmember - 2014 Summer Season
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 2/3/2014
Duties and Responsibilities: Successfully complete new Corpsmember orientation and S212 chainsaw training. -- Work on a crew with approximately 10 young adults completing service and conservation projects throughout the Denver metro area. -- Complete conservation projects on public lands throughout the Denver metro area and Front Range using basic tools, chainsaws, a chipper and other equipment. Project examples are forest thinning and restoration, invasive species removal, hazardous fuels reduction, park improvements and development.
Location: Denver, Colorado


 

Bay Area Community Conservation Corps Crew Leaders
SCA - the Student Conservation Association
Posted 1/27/2014
Program runs July - August 2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire youth crews in the SCA Bay Area Community Crew Program, over a 5-6 week period of time in the summer of 2014. 
To Apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email leaders@thesca.org and scaBayArea@thesca.org with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application. 
Location: Bay Area - California 


 

Seattle and Washington State Park Community Conservation Corps Crew Leaders
SCA - the Student Conservation Association
Posted 1/27/2014
Programs run July - August 2014
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization, seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire urban high school students from Seattle for the summer.  
TO APPLY: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email leaders@thesca.org with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application. 
Location: Washington state

 


Mosaics in Science – Summer 2014
The Geological Society of America - MIS
Posted 1/27/2014
The new “Mosaics in Science” (MIS) program offers paid, short-term, multidisciplinary “STEM” (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) positions at National Park sites across the United States. The goal of MIS is to provide students (ages 17-25) that are typically under-represented in science career fields with on-the-ground, science-based, work experiences with the National Park Service. Approximately 16 opportunities are available each summer, including locations like Denali National Park (AK), Grand Teton National Park (WY), Great Basin National Park (NV), and more. Many projects have an earth science focus, while others involve ecology, archaeology, natural resource management, and other STEM topics. After the work experiences are completed, a career workshop is held in Washington DC, where participants present their work, learn about different science career paths, and develop skills to obtain a federal job. Each participant receives a $4,000 living stipend, free housing, and all travel costs are covered. Applications are accepted December 1 to February 18. Learn more at www.geosociety.org/mosaics, or contact Matt Dawson at mdawson@geosociety.org or 303-357-1025.
Locations: opportunities throughout the U.S. 


 

GeoCorps™ America – Summer 2014
The Geological Society of America - GeoCorps
Posted 1/27/2014
The Geological Society of America’s (GSA) “GeoCorps America” program offers paid geoscience opportunities on public lands managed by the National Park Service, the U.S. Forest Service, and the Bureau of Land Management.  Approximately 100 opportunities are available annually, including amazing places like Mount Rainier National Park (WA), Tongass National Forest (AK), and Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument (UT). GeoCorps project areas cover a broad range of subjects, including geology, hydrology, paleontology, mapping , GIS, geo-hazards, education, and interpretation. Projects generally last for 12 weeks (sometimes longer) and occur mainly during the summer, but some projects are longer, and some take place at other times. Each position offers a minimum of a $2,750 stipend, free housing (or a housing allowance), and in many cases, a travel allowance. Qualifications vary by position, and all levels of students (and recent graduates) are encouraged to apply. Applications for summer positions are accepted December 1 to February 18, and applications for fall/winter positions are accepted May 1 to July 1. Learn more at www.geosociety.org/geocorps and www.facebook.com/GeoCorps. For questions, contact Matt Dawson at mdawson@geosociety.org or 303-357-1025.
Locations: opportunities throughout the U.S.


 

Backcountry Trail Camp Supervisor
California Conservation Corps
Posted 1/22/2014
Deadline 1/27/2014
Backcountry Trails Camp Supervisors are based in remote wilderness locations throughout California and work under the direction of the Backcountry Trails Program Director.  Through the leadership, direction, counseling, training, and supervision provided by the Backcountry Trails Camp Supervisor, corpsmembers develop character, work ethics, work maturity skills, trail maintenance and construction expertise, environmental awareness, wilderness ethics, cooperative living skills; and complete public service conservation work as a member of a CCC Backcountry Trail Crew.  Work will be completed in wilderness locations throughout California.  Backcountry Trails Camp Supervisors must live and work for six months in a primitive camp isolated from communities and be able to hike up to 20 miles a day carrying 40 to 60 lbs. of weight.  For more information you can call the Program Director, Karlson Hubbard, at 707-601-6678.  
Location: throughout California

 

 

Field Assistant
Grand Staircase Escalante Partners 
Posted 1/16/2014
Dates: 3/10/14 - 11/7/14
Grand Staircase Escalante Partners is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization with offices located in Kanab and Escalante, Utah. GSEP has partnered with the Escalante River Watershed Partnership (ERWP) and Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument to provide oversight on the Escalante River Restoration Project. The Field Assistant position is a non-permanent position that will work full time from March 10 – Nov 7 2014. Field Assistant will be overseeing woody invasives removal, mainly Russian olive, along the Escalante River and its tributaries. Major duties will include: responsible for organizing, scheduling and executing retreatment of past project areas in coordination with ERWP Project Coordinator; work with seasonal interns to complete retreatment; lead conservation crews and volunteers in the front country and in the backcountry; responsible for managing proper use and storage of herbicides and associated paperwork; oversee logistics of crew and volunteer trips, including working with horsepackers to transport needed gear into work sites; Work with GSENM Botanist, ERWP Project Coordinator and GLCA Ecologist to collect baseline data, moni-tor project, and maintain photo points established along the river and establishes new photo points in new treatment areas.
Location: Escalante, Utah


 

Head Crew Leader, Crew Leader, and Crew Member Positions
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 1/14/2014
Dates: Head Crew Leader = February 27th- October 31st 2014. Application Deadline: Feb. 5th; Crew Leader = March 3rd- Ocotober 31st 2014. Application Deadline: Feb. 5th; Spring Crew Member = March 3rd - July 15th 2014. Application Deadline: Feb 10th
Spring Crew Leader Development Program (March- June): CCYC will field two crews of five, each with one Head Crew Leader, two Crew Leaders in training, and two Crew Members.  The season will start with two weeks of training in Chainsaw, First Aid, and CCYC policies and procedures.  From there, crews will work nine days on, five days off, traveling to locations throughout scenic Southeast Utah to complete project work.  A typical hitch may look like eight consecutive ten hour days followed by an eight-hour ninth day of clean up, debrief, and paperwork.  Integrated into the ten-hour work days will be one or two hours of education, discussion, and leadership training.  During some hitches we will take a full day to focus on skills like resume writing or chainsaw maintenance.  As the season progresses, Crew Leaders in training and even the Crew Members will get the opportunity to practice leading, taking charge of worksite management, paperwork, and communication with project sponsors and CCYC staff. This will lead into two traditional conservation corps work seasons: (July-October) Upon successful completion of the Crew Leader Development Program, the Crew Leaders and Head Crew Leaders will lead teams of 6 corps members with a co-lead through October. -- contact: Kristina Ayars, Program Development Coordinator email: kayars@fourcornersschool.org phone: 435-587-2156
Location: throughout Southeast Utah

 

 

Alaska Service Corps - Crewmember
Alaska Service Corps - SAGA
Posted 1/9/2014
Positions open until filled (begin interviews in mid-January)
ASC is a statewide non-profit, AmeriCorps-affiliated organization with field offices in Juneau and Indian. ASC selects adults 21-30 years old to complete conservation projects, recreational development projects and safety improvements on public lands throughout the state. ASC programs encourage environmental stewardship, as well as promotes professional development and personal growth opportunities to its members. Members camp during their entire service in both front and backcountry settings. ASC Crewmembers work as a crew to successfully complete conservation projects. Successful candidates will be team focused and be willing to put the needs of others ahead of their own. Due to the nature of the position a devotion to serving a cause beyond one’s self is required.
Location: based out of Juneau or Indian, Alaska


 

Escalante Individual Placement
Utah Conservation Corps 
Posted 1/7/2014
Start date 2/10/2014 - Positions open until filled
UCC's Escalante Individual Placement AmeriCorps members will coordinate, lead, and oversee conservation projects in the Grand Staircase Escalante National Monument.  This position involves project assessment and development, as well as direct leadership of conservation corps crews.
Location: Escalante, Utah 


 

2014 Full Year Crew Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 12/9/2013
Position begins 2/10/2014
UCC Full Year Crew Leaders spend the spring living and working outside as a member of a 4 person crew of Crew Leader trainees. After demonstrating the necessary leadership and conservation competencies during the spring season, Crew Leaders lead their own 4 person crew for the summer and fall seasons, conducting conservation service work in Utah’s parks, forests, and urban open lands. Crew Leaders must be at least 21 years of age, have a strong desire to work hard, be a part of a crew, travel to beautiful places, and live out of a tent. Crew Leader will be trained on a variety of conservation skills (chainsaw operation, trail building, fence construction/maintenance, herbicide application, etc.).
Location: 
UCC will have Crew Leaders based out of Logan, Escalante, and Salt Lake City, Utah.


 

Energy Efficiency Crew Supervisor
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
Posted 12/5/2013
The Energy Efficiency Crew Supervisor will mentor a crew of 4 young adults through the completion of weatherization-related projects in low income homes.  The Crew Supervisor will receive training and certifications from the Santa Fe Community College that comply with the Department of Energy’s Weatherization Assistance Program standards.  Candidates should have a strong background in construction, and weatherization experience is preferred.  Experience in Positive Youth Development and teaching/mentoring is also required. Cover letters and resumes can be sent to Michael@youthcorps.org.
Location: Taos, New Mexico

 


Conservation Program Manager
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps
Posted 12/5/2013
The Conservation Program Manager oversees all conservation crews and staff; maintains partner relations with land managing agencies; develops fee-for-service projects throughout the state; and manages a budget up to $1 million.  Candidates should have experience with Positive Youth Development and strong communication skills (written and verbal). The ideal candidate also has experience in forestry AND trails, and expert managerial skills.  Cover letters and resumes can be sent to Webster@youthcorps.org
Location: Taos, New Mexico 


 

AmeriCorps Community Conservation Corps Team Member
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 12/4/2013
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.
Location: Throughout Washington and Oregon - depends on crew assignment (download full position description for more details) 


 

Alaska Service Corps - Youth Corps Assistant Crew Leader
SAGA - Alaska Service Corps 
Posted 12/3/2013
Position open until filled (interviews begin mid-December 2013)
ASC Youth Program Assistant Crew Leaders play a pivotal multi-faceted role in the success of both projects and the professional and personal development of the Alaskan youth (17-20) they co lead. Working closely with the Crew Leader this person assists in many aspects of projects and Spike life while taking the lead when needed. This demanding role provides excellent opportunities to develop, hone, and teach skills both on the technical and leadership side. This position is an excellent opportunity for those with Conservation Corps experience looking to gain leadership skills. Successful candidates will demonstrate sound judgment, have compassion, and maintain high standards of themselves and others. Due to the nature of the position a devotion to beyond one’s self is required.
Location: Based out of Juneau or Indian, Alaska Field Offices. Projects are statewide


 

Alaska Service Corps - Assistant Crew Leader
SAGA - Alaska Service Corps 
Posted 12/3/2013
Position open until filled (interviews begin mid-December 2013)
Alaska Service Corps Assistant Crew Leaders play a pivotal multi-faceted role in the success of both projects and the professional development of the young adults (21-25) they co- lead. Working closely with the Crew Leader this person assists in many aspects of projects and Spike life while taking the lead when needed. This demanding role provides excellent opportunities to develop, hone, and teach skills both on the technical and leadership side. This position is an excellent opportunity for those with Conservation Corps experience looking to gain leadership skills. Successful candidates will demonstrate sound judgment, have compassion, and maintain high standards of themselves and others. Due to the nature of the position a devotion to beyond one’s self is required.
Location: Based out of Juneau or Indian, Alaska Field Offices. Projects are statewide


 

Alaska Service Corps - Youth Corps Crew Leader
SAGA - Alaska Service Corps 
Posted 12/2/2013
Position open until filled (interviews begin mid-December 2013)
Alaska Service Corps Youth Corps Crew Leaders play a pivotal, multi-faceted role in the success of both projects and the professional development of the Alaskan youth (17-20) they lead. This demanding role provides excellent opportunities to develop, hone, and teach skills both on the technical and leadership side. Successful candidates will demonstrate sound judgment, have compassion, and maintain high standards of themselves and others. Due to the nature of the position a devotion to beyond one’s self is required.
Location: Based out of Juneau or Indian, Alaska Field Offices. Projects are statewide


 

Alaska Service Corps - Crew Leader
SAGA - Alaska Service Corps 
Posted 12/2/2013
Position open until filled (interviews begin mid-December 2013)
ASC Crew Leaders play a pivotal and multi-faceted role in the success of both projects and the professional development of the members they lead. This demanding role provides excellent opportunities to develop, hone, and teach skills both on a technical and leadership basis. Successful candidates will demonstrate sound judgment, have compassion, and maintain high standards of themselves and others. Due to the nature of the position a devotion to serving a cause beyond one’s self is required. Will supervise young adults age 21 - 25. 
Location: based out of Juneau or Indian, Alaska Field Offices. Projects are statewide

 

 

Adirondack Park Project Leader
Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Posted 11/19/2013
Position begins 4/28/2013
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 State 


 

Field Team Member 
Maine Conservation Corps 
Posted 11/18/2013
Deadline 3/20/2014
Build new trails and rehabilitate existing trails, such as: build structures (bridges, wooden ladders, retaining walls, etc.); construct with rock (waterbars, retaining walls, causeways, stone steps); clear trails (cut and haul brush, dig to mineral soil, pull stumps, etc.); other treadway work (crush rock, haul gravel) --- Represent the MCC and the host site organization in a professional and supportive manner --- Develop and use leadership skills in roles within the team and with volunteers --- Live cooperatively with other members during training and service sessions.  Willingly perform joint living tasks, such as cooking and cleaning and maintaining hygiene (Not to be counted as direct service hours). Time commitment: May 19 to August 15, 2014 or May 19 to early November 2014. Click here to apply and read more information about the position on the Maine Conservation Corps website. 
Location: Training typically takes place in the Hallowell area; field work is conducted throughout Maine 
 

 

2014 Field Boss
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 11/6/2013
The UCC Field Boss is an AmeriCorps position responsible for assisting UCC Crew Coordinators in training, logistical coordination, and oversight of field crews. The Field Boss provides professional leadership and technical expertise to crews and ensures that all members are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality work in a positive, safe, and fun environment.
During spring field season, the Field Boss provides primary field leadership for Crew Leader Trainees. During the summer and fall seasons, the Field Boss is in the field approximately 75% of the time and assists in their field office for 25% of the time. For summer and fall the position is designed to rove between crews; the Field Boss may be asked to temporarily serve as crew leader in the event that a Crew Leader cannot.
Location: based out of Logan, UT

 

 

 



Additional Resource

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

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