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

 

Peace Corps

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


At Corps & Affiliate Members

 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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

 

 

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


 

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

 

 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

2015 AmeriCorps Summer Crew Member 
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 1/22/2015
Position runs mid-May to mid-August (depending on placement)
As a NCC crew member, you will live and work in some of Nevada’s premiere outdoor recreation and wilderness areas. Project work for the summer may include constructing new recreation trails, improving and restoring critical wildlife habitat, and/or restoration of stream and riparian environments. Led by a Crew Leader who has passed through the NCC’s extensive Leadership Development Program, you will work alongside other members from across the country who share a common passion for conservation and the outdoors. The NCC strives to contribute real and meaningful improvements to Nevada’s public lands, and as such our crew related work focuses on on-the-ground implementation of conservation projects. As a member you will be in the field, swinging tools, planting plants, and getting your hands dirty every day of service. The NCC is looking for members that understand the value of hard work and are ready to get in the field and get things done.
Location: Summer members will be based out of Great Basin Institute' Reno, Las Vegas, or Ely, NV office


 

2015 AmeriCorps 6-Month Crewmember
Great Basin Institute - Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 1/22/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 11/9/2015 
As a NCC crew member, you will live and work in some of Nevada’s premiere outdoor recreation and wilderness areas. You will work alongside other members from across the country who share a common passion for conservation and the outdoors. The NCC strives to contribute real and meaningful improvements to Nevada’s public lands, and as such our crew related work focuses on on-the-ground implementation of conservation projects. As a member you will be in the field, swinging tools, and getting your hands dirty every day of service. The NCC is looking for members that understand the value of hard work and are ready to get in the field and get things done.
Location: Schedules for the summer and fall will be dictated by project requirements and site locations. These positions will be based out of Reno or Ely, NV


 

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


 

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


 

Conservation Crew Supervisor
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - New Mexico
Posted 1/14/2015
Position runs 2/17/2015 - 8/25/2015
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps in Taos, New Mexico, is seeking enthusiastic, experienced outdoor leaders to run field crews for the spring season, February 17 – August 25, 2015. Supervisors will be responsible for the safety and physical/emotional well-being of 8 crew members while completing conservation projects such as trail maintenance and chainsaw thinning on a variety of public lands throughout New Mexico. Projects will require camping and working in the outdoors on a “spike” schedule (8 days on, 6 days off) for the duration of the term. With support from RMYC staff, the Crew Supervisor will serve as a positive role model for members, uphold organizational standards and policies, and support the personal and professional development of a diverse crew. Work safe; take pride; make a difference!
Location: Taos or Albuquerque, NM


 

Grand Staircase Escalante Partners Intern
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 1/13/2015
Deadline 2/2/2015. Position starts 3/2/2015.
The Grand Staircase Escalante Partners Intern provides critical oversight, leadership, and support of habitat restoration efforts in the Escalante River Watershed.  Project work and position duties largely relate to invasive species removal, specifically, Russian olive trees.  This is a 10-month, full time AmeriCorps position.  Please see the full job posting for a full description of responsibilities and how to apply.
Location: Escalante, UT


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

Naturalist/Environmental Educator
Great Basin Institute
Posted 1/9/2015
Deadline 2/8/2015. Position runs 3/2/2015 - 10/30/2015
The Great Basin Institute at Galena is seeking 2 Naturalist/Environmental Educators for an 8-month period (35 weeks). Great Basin Institute at Galena's Environmental Science Field Studies and Camps comprise 8 months 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 discovery-based, STEM and environmental education. Programs include field study programs, both day and residential, and school break camps, also day and residential. School Field Studies curriculum is based on STEM education and Next Generation Science Standards. School Break Camps include hands-on games, hikes, guided activities, field trips, guest presenters, and simple exploration play. This position requires delivering environmental education curriculum to students and youth both in the field and in the classroom, and assisting the Program Coordinator in the development and enhancement of curriculum for day and residential outdoor education school field studies. 
Location: Galena, NV


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

Invasives Strike Force Summer Crew Member
New York - New Jersey Trail Conference
Posted 1/7/2015
Deadline 2/16/2015. Position runs 5/21/2015 - 8/17/2015.
The Invasives Strike Force (ISF) is a program of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, a non-profit organization focused on the stewardship of more than 2,000 miles of hiking trails throughout southern New York and northern New Jersey. Our 4-person ISF crew completes invasive species surveys and control work and leads volunteer removal teams throughout the region. The ISF crew works with a wide range of park partners at multiple sites throughout southern NY and northern NJ and will be supported by an existing base of volunteers. For more information check www.nynjtc.org/corps. We are seeking 3 individuals who share our passion for conservation and the outdoors to join our crew. The crew will perform both manual removal and chemical treatment of invasive plants. All crew members will become NY Pesticide Apprentices and NJ Pesticide Operators and may then be eligible to take exams for licensing. He/she will work with a wide range of partners at multiple sites throughout southern NY and northern NJ and will be supported by an existing base of volunteers. The crew member may also assist with training workshops to teach volunteers. Occasionally the crew member may represent the Trail Conference at public events to recruit volunteers.
Location: based out of Mahwah, NJ. Crews serve in southern NY and northern NJ. 


 

Program Director
Southwest Conservation Corps
Reposted 1/5/2015
Deadline 1/11/2015
The Program Director is responsible for the execution and overall quality of all programs run out of SCC’s Four Corners (Durango, CO) office. S/he manages the administrative and logistical details of the program, serves as the information/communication hub for program staff, oversees operational support of crews, supervises staff providing support to crews in the field, and maintains timely and effective communication with project partners. The position is approximately 70% office-based and 30% fieldbased, with field visits that may include overnight stays. The Program Director must be available for emergency trips to the field.
Location: Durango, CO


 

Field Coordinator 
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 1/5/2015
Deadline 1/11/2015
The Field Coordinator’s primary role is to provide field support to our field staff and seasonal conservation crews by offering technical assistance, moral support, and ensuring program integrity through policy enforcement and positive mentoring.  The Field Coordinator will be instrumental in the 8 week Crew Leader training, acting as a facilitator and lead Crew Leader.  The Field Coordinator will also be responsible for corpsmember recruitment, interviewing and selection; program logistics; and planning and facilitating staff trainings. Field Coordinators will be approximately 60% field based, 40% office based.  This field to office ratio changes based on the season and programmatic needs.
Location: Durango, CO


 

2015 AmeriCorps Six-Month Crew Member
Great Basin Institute
Reposted 1/5/2015
Deadline 1/31/2015. Position runs 2/16/2015 - 8/13/2015.
As a NCC crew member, you will live and work in some of Nevada’s premiere outdoor recreation and wilderness areas. You will work alongside other members from across the country who share a common passion for conservation and the outdoors. The NCC strives to contribute real and meaningful improvements to Nevada’s public lands, and as such our crew related work focuses on on-the-ground implementation of conservation projects. As a member you will be in the field, swinging tools, planting plants, and getting your hands dirty every day of service. The NCC is looking for members that understand the value of hard work and are ready to get in the field and get things done. Additionally, as a 6-month member, you will go through our NCC Crew Leader development program in the spring, with the potential to move into a crew leader position during the summer season.
Location: based out of GBI’s Mojave Field Station located in Las Vegas, NV.


 

2015 AmeriCorps Spring Crew Member
Great Basin Institute
Reposted 1/5/2015
Deadline 1/31/2015. Position runs 2/16/2015 - 5/11/2015.
As a NCC crew member, you will live and work in some of Nevada’s premiere outdoor recreation and wilderness areas. Project work for the spring may include constructing new recreation trails, improving and restoring critical wildlife habitat, and/or restoration of stream and riparian environments. Led by a Crew Leader who has passed through the NCC’s extensive Leadership Development Program, you will work alongside other members from across the country who share a common passion for conservation and the outdoors. The NCC strives to contribute real and meaningful improvements to Nevada’s public lands, and as such our crew related work focuses on on-the-ground implementation of conservation projects. As a member you will be in the field, swinging tools, planting plants, and getting your hands dirty every day of service. The NCC is looking for members that understand the value of hard work and are ready to get in the field and get things done.To facilitate a safe and successful conservation experience, the NCC puts all members through an extensive, week-long orientation where they receive training in technical skills related to trail building and land restoration practices, and also obtain certifications in Leave No Trace ethics and CPR/First Aid. Spring members will participate in orientation from February 16th to February 20th, 2015.
Location: based out of GBI’s Mojave Field Station located in Las Vegas, NV.


 

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


 

Field Assistant
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 12/19/2014
The Field Assistant position is a six-month, full-time temporary position with responsibilities that involve supervisory, field, and administrative tasks.During the pre-season months, the Field Assistant will focus on Crew Leader and Corps Member recruitment and assist with the planning and preparation for Crew Leader training. During the field season, the Field Assistant will train and support crews, supervise Crew Leaders, respond to urgent situations, and manage complex logistics all the while inspiring Crew Leaders and Corps Members alike as a confident leader. The Field Assistant must possess exceptional 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. During the Field Season this position involves a great deal of travel and long hours. The right candidate will have stamina, a passion for spending several days at a time in the field, and must be able to work evenings and weekends. Due to the dynamic nature of the VYCC, all staff may be asked to take on additional responsibilities as they develop. The right candidate will be confident, have the ability to work independently as well as within a close team, and have a strong desire to manage a statewide conservation work and education program.
Location: based out of Richmond, VT


 

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Member/Leader (ages 18 - 25)
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/30/2014
Deadline 12/31/2014
Position runs February - December 2015. Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for Youth Outdoors Crew Leaders and Crew Members. In spring and fall, AmeriCorps Members lead crews of Twin Cities youth participants, ages 15-18, in environmental education and community service projects after school and Saturdays. When not leading youth, Crew Members and Leaders perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers. Crew Leaders act as liaisons to project hosts and Conservation Corps staff, and lead AmeriCorps Crew Members on service projects. During the summer months all AmeriCorps participants serve in one of three focus areas: natural resource restoration projects, “I Can Camp!” or leading youth crews. “I Can Camp!” members travel to Minnesota state parks to lead overnight camping skills workshops. All other crews stay primarily in the Twin Cities area to accomplish natural resource restoration projects during the week. Youth Outdoors AmeriCorps members add value to the community, environment and youth participants through their dedicated service. AmeriCorps members are responsible for maintaining consistent discipline and fostering positive crew morale by utilizing teamwork among youth crew members and peers. Online Application: http://conservationcorps.catsone.com/careers/index.php. Please click on the Youth Outdoors Crew Member/Leader position. Email recruit@conservationcorps.org with any questions.
Location: Saint Paul, MN


 

AmeriCorps Field Crew Member
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 12/16/2014
Deadline 12/31/2014. Position runs 2/16/2015 - 12/11/2015.
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for Field Crew Members (ages 18-25). Corpsmembers participate in on the job training to learn natural resource management skills and put those skills into practice working outdoors on conservation projects across the upper Midwest. Full-time commitment for a 10 month AmeriCorps service term, Monday-Thursday, 10 hours each day. Crew Members receive training and complete habitat restoration projects such as tree planting, exotic species management and herbicide application, timber stand improvement, stream bank stabilization and erosion control, basic carpentry, prescribed burning, trail construction and maintenance, wildlife habitat improvement, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Habitat restoration projects are performed outdoors in partnership with public land management organizations such as state and federal agencies, cities, counties, and trail associations.
Location: various locations throughout Minnesota and Iowa (see full details in the position description - click link above). 


 

AmeriCorps Northwest Field Crew Leader
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 12/16/2014
Deadline 12/31/2014. Position runs 2/2/2015 - 12/11/2015.
Crew Leaders receive extensive training and complete habitat restoration projects such as tree planting, exotic species management and herbicide application, timber stand improvement, stream bank stabilization and erosion control, basic carpentry, prescribed burning, trail construction and maintenance, wildlife habitat improvement, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Habitat restoration projects are performed outdoors in partnership with public land management organizations such as state and federal agencies, cities, counties, and trail associations. Crew Leaders work in teams of two and are responsible for daily crew operations, leading a crew of 4 or 5 members to perform natural resource management projects safely, effectively, and efficiently. Crew Leaders assist with Crew Member training and development, provide on-site education, assist with equipment maintenance, and help members improve technical skills. In addition, Crew Leaders serve as liaisons between project hosts and the crew, communicating with hosts to determine project priorities and equipment needs. 
Location: Brainerd, Bemidji, Fergus Falls, MN


 

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

 

 

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

 

 

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


 

Backcountry Trails Camp Supervisor
California Conservation Corps
Posted 12/11/2014
Deadline 1/2/2015
Backcountry Trails Camp Supervisors are based in remote wilderness locations throughout California and work under the direction of the Region I Backcountry Program Conservation Supervisor. 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 such as Yosemite, Kings Canyon, and in Humboldt, Del Norte, Trinity, Inyo, Tuolumne, Mariposa and Siskiyou counties. Backcountry Trails Camp Supervisors must live and work for up to 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.
Location: positions throughout state


 

Backcountry Trails Crew Member
California Conservation Corps
Posted 12/11/2014
Deadline 2/9/2015. Program runs 4/20/2015 - 9/23/2015.
The Backcountry Trails Program of the California Conservation Corps will be fielding six crews of young Men & Women (18 to 26 years old), to spend 5 ½ months building and maintaining trails in Wilderness areas throughout California’s State & National Parks and National Forests. The Backcountry Trails Program provides participants with intense challenges on a daily basis from grueling labor and long hikes at high altitudes in adverse weather conditions carrying heavy packs; to the spartan living conditions far from the luxuries and conveniences of modern life; to the dynamic social situation of a small crew of highly diverse people in an isolated setting.  Crew members who complete a Backcountry season consistently describe the experience as both a grand adventure and a great accomplishment in their life. The application packet consists of the 2015 BACKCOUNTRY TRAILS APPLICATION and two Reference Evaluation forms which can be downloaded from our webpage.  We may also conduct a follow up phone or personal interview.  Please read all the application instructions thoroughly. 
Location: 
positions available serving in Kings Canyon & Yosemite National Parks, Big Basin State Park, and on the Klamath, Shasta-Trinity, & Inyo National Forests.  
 

 

Crew Leader Development Members
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 12/11/2014
Deadline 2/6/2015. Program runs 3/9/2015 - mid-November.
Spring Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP) (March- June): 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 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, CLDP 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. See OUR WEBSITE for details and click on CLDP Member Option. Contact: Nate Price, Program Development Coordinator, email: nprice@fourcornersschool.org
Location: will work throughout Southeast Utah
 

 

Field Supervisor
Southeast Youth Corps
Posted 12/8/2014
Deadline 1/19/2015. Position open until filled. Preference given to applications received prior to 1/9/2015
The Field Supervisor’s primary role is to provide field support to our field staff and seasonal conservation crews by offering technical assistance, moral support, and ensuring program integrity through policy enforcement and positive mentoring.  The Field Supervisor will also assist with corpsmember interviewing and selection, program logistics, and planning and facilitating staff trainings. Field Supervisors will support both adult and youth crews. Program runs March 9, 2015 - November 2015. Preferred start date late February/early March.
Location: based out of Chattanooga, TN

 

 

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


 

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

Supervise teams of five Veteran members working in partnership with the US Forest Service to complete fire/fuels management work.  Veterans Fire Corps provides recent-era Veterans with the training, credentials and experience they need to competitively pursue wildland fire and/or forestry careers.  Projects may include participation on prescribed fires, fuels reduction, fire effects monitoring, FIREWISE educational outreach and pre-fire preparation of burn units. This position will also require additional experience in data management including: hiking forest settings gathering field data, working with GPS hardware to navigate to plots, using GIS software to create maps, and managing the FFI database. The work schedule may vary, but typical work hitches could include working up to 4 consecutive 10-hour days with 3 days off.  This position is full time, seasonal. 
Location: will most likely include Florida Fish & Wildlife, Medicine Bow-Routt National Forest, CO/WY, Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park and Prescott National Forest.


 

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


 

Project Leader - Massachusetts Trail Corps
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 12/3/2014
Program runs 2/18/2015 - 8/19/2015
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks an experienced, quality oriented outdoor leader to supervise a team of up to 26 corps members responsible for completing habitat and cultural resource restoration and trail projects with the SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps program. Working in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation and the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps) SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps 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, historic building restoration, and trail maintenance. 
Location: Massachusetts


 

Program Specialist - AZCC White Mountains
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 12/2/2014
Position open until filled, preference given to applications received prior to 12/2/2014. Position runs 1/2/2015 - 9/4/2015.
The Program Specialist is responsible for the execution and overall quality of all programs run out of AZCC White Mountain’s office. S/he manages the administrative and logistical details of the program, serves as the information/communication hub for program staff, oversees operational support of crews, supervises staff providing support to crews in the field, and maintains timely and effective communication with project partners. The position is approximately 60% office-based and 40% field-based, with field visits that may include overnight stays. The Program Specialist must be available for emergency trips to the field.
Location: Pinetop/Lakeside, AZ


 

GIS Program Coordinator
Southwest Conservation Corps 
Posted 12/2/2014
Position starts 2/2/2015
The Program Coordinator’s primary role is to oversee a new invasive species monitoring program through leadership, technical support, and administrative coordination.  The program is developed in partnership with the Navajo Nation and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Southwest Conservation Corps’ (SCC) Ancestral Lands (AL) Program.  Primary responsibilities are to coordinate, manage, and ensure the quality completion of noxious weeds survey projects and attainment of SCC’s mission. Additional responsibilities are to serve as the technology specialist for the program to maintain and troubleshoot technology problems including ARC GIS, Geo-Spatial technology, tablet/hardware, mapping software, Microsoft Office and communication equipment.  The Position will provide training to Crew Leaders, Corpsmembers and co-workers and serve as the partner liaison with the BIA. The role served is a mix of office-based work, and will also require regular field presence based on organizational and program needs.  This position will require employee to work weekends, nights and occasional extra days to accomplish duties.  The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the management of projects and partners as well as successful SCC AL crew outcomes and will be instrumental in outreaching the successes of this program to potential partners in order to secure projects for the future. SCC’s Ancestral Lands program is an AmeriCorps program supported through the Corps Network which provides service-learning opportunities to Native American young adults, ages 16-30 by providing career training, workplace skills, educational support, and other opportunities in the outdoors.  The program seeks to prepare these young adults to secure employment or enroll in higher education within one year following their service in the program.
Location: Durango, CO and Tuba City, AZ


 

Crew Leader Development Program
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 11/21/2014
Deadline 1/20/2015, program runs 3/21/2015 - November 2015
The Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP) is a two phase program.  The first phase focuses on orientation and training, the second phase focuses on leadership development and implementation. The AmeriCorps CLDP provides young adults the opportunity to develop outdoor conservation and leadership skills; participants will be exposed to a variety of conservation projects, leadership experiences, and service opportunities on public lands and in local communities throughout the Southwest region.
Location: Durango, CO


 

Adult Crew Leader
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 11/21/2014
Deadline 1/20/2015, position runs April - November 2015
Southwest Conservation 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 (at least seasonally!) to young adults 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 Durango, CO


 

Veterans Fire Corps Crew Leader
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 11/21/2014
Deadline 1/20/2015, position runs April - September 2015 
Southwest Conservation Corps’ Veterans Fire 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 (at least seasonally!) to working alongside post-9/11 military veterans and the environment.  The Crew Leader position requires mentorship and technical aptitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Location: Durango, CO


 

High School Camping Crew Leader
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 11/21/2014
Deadline 1/20/2015, position runs April - August 2015
Southwest Conservation Corps’ High School Camping 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 (at least seasonally!) 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 Durango, CO


 

Youth Program Coordinator
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 11/19/2014
Position open until filled. Runs 1/26/2015 - 11/20/2015
The Youth Program Coordinator (YC) staff position is responsible for the coordination and oversight of MCC youth programming. Primary duties include the supervision of youth crew leaders, the development and delivery of youth specific training, recruitment of youth for MCC programs and service events, communication between MCC and local youth serving organizations, coordination of local service days, logistical and programmatic support to MCC youth crews in the field, and shared monitoring and implementation of MCC program and administrative components. Activities will include working directly with youth in a community and field setting. The Youth Coordinator is supervised by the Regional Director and is expected to maintain good communication between all MCC offices, local youth serving entities, and youth crews in the field. The position has recurring access to vulnerable populations. To apply: email a resume and cover letter to apply@mtcorps.org. Applicant's cover letter must specify the location and position they are applying for. In the event an applicant would like to be considered for all three locations, s/he may make this known in the body of the email submission.
Location: 3 openings (Bozeman, Helena, Missoula, MT)


 

Field Coordinator
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 11/19/2014
Position open until filled. Runs 1/26/2015 - 11/20/2015
The Field Coordinator (FC) staff position is responsible for the coordination and logistical support of all MCC field activities. Primary duties include the supervision of Crew Leaders, the development and delivery of technical skills training, technical and logistical coordination and support for MCC crews in the field, communication between MCC and project partners, management of MCC vehicles and field equipment, and shared monitoring and implementation of MCC’s program and administrative components. Activities will include field visitation to help ensure the successful and safe completion of MCC projects, provide technical guidance, and to ensure compliance with MCC policies and procedures. The FC will work closely with all MCC crews within the region. The FC is supervised by the Program Manager and is expected to maintain good communication between all MCC offices, project partners and crews in the field. The position has recurring access to vulnerable populations. To apply: Email a resume and cover letter to apply@mtcorps.org. Applicant's cover letter must specify the location and position they are applying for. In the event an applicant would like to be considered for all three locations, s/he may make this known in the body of the email submission.
Location: 4 openings throughout Montana (Bozeman, Kalispell, 2 in Helena, MT)


 

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


 

AmeriCorps Leadership and Conservation Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 11/7/2014
Position runs 1/26/2015 - 12/11/2015
The AmeriCorps Leadership and Conservation Program (ACLC) at MHYC is a demanding, team-based, leadership experience providing diverse service opportunities in education, community outreach, disaster relief, youth development and physical labor to achieve a common goal: environmental conservation.
Location: Denver, Colorado


 

Water and Energy Conservation AmeriCorps Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 11/7/2014
Position runs 1/26/2015 - 6/26/2015
Water and Energy Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive program that focuses on building technical skills and career readiness in a green job industry. Corpsmembers will serve in the Denver community installing high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and energy and water saving measures, and in the MHYC classroom focusing on teamwork, community service, life skills, career and college readiness training, and leadership development.
Location: Denver, Colorado
 

 

AmeriCorps VISTA - Scholarship Coordinator
Urban Roots Garden Classrooms
Posted 11/6/2014
Position runs 1/31/2015 - 1/30/16 (tentative)
Urban Roots is looking for one Scholarship Coordinator VISTA to help expand the reach of our programs. The Scholarship Coordinator VISTA will focus on increasing our outreach to new Washoe County schools to bring new students into our camp programs using Urban Roots Community Supported Education (CSE) scholarship program. They will also work to establish new avenues of fundraising for the scholarship program and seek out opportunities to develop scholarships for all Urban Roots' programs, including community education workshops and the school gardens program. The Scholarship Coordinator VISTA is an integral part of the Development Team at Urban Roots. 
Location: Reno, Nevada


 

Community Conservation Corps Member
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 11/6/2014
Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) is accepting applications for the Community Conservation Corps (CCC) as part of the Opportunity Youth Service Initiative, a nationwide program offering AmeriCorps service positions to youth and young adults nationwide. The CCC program integrates team-based work projects, education, and professional trainings into a program that stresses leadership growth and the development of conservation work skills.  Participants earn industry recognized certifications while working on conservation, recreation, and park maintenance projects. The focus of the CCC program is training and real world job readiness. Trainings will include Wilderness First Aid, Trail Construction and Maintenance, Chainsawing, and Resource Restoration. Additional trainings may include fire fuels reduction, Community Emergency Response Teams, and Herbicide Application. Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) is accepting applications for the Community Conservation Corps (CCC) as part of the Opportunity Youth Service Initiative, a nationwide program offering AmeriCorps service positions to youth and young adults nationwide. The CCC program integrates team-based work projects, education, and professional trainings into a program that stresses leadership growth and the development of conservation work skills.  Participants earn industry recognized certifications while working on conservation, recreation, and park maintenance projects. The focus of the CCC program is training and real world job readiness. Trainings will include Wilderness First Aid, Trail Construction and Maintenance, Chainsawing, and Resource Restoration. Additional trainings may include fire fuels reduction, Community Emergency Response Teams, and Herbicide Application. Learn more at the Northwest Youth Corps website, or by downloading this press release
Location: openings throughout Oregon

 

 

Water & Energy Corpsmember
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 11/6/2014
Position runs 12/15/14 - 5/13/15 (tentative)
The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) has eight seasonal positions for individuals, ages 18-24 to support the local environment and community. Corpsmembers serve in teams to conduct home efficiency assessments throughout Larimer County. Corpsmembers will install efficiency measures and provide water and energy conservation education to residents. The Water and Energy Program provides hands-on experiences that initiate the development of transferable personal and professional skills, environmental awareness, and community engagement. Corpsmembers may be eligible to earn an AmeriCorps Education Award through the Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA).  Corpsmember will receive necessary training for service duties. Application available online - click here
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado


 

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


 

Veterans Fire Corps Member
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 10/29/2014
Position starts January 2015
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 are willing to relocate to Tucson and the Southwest.  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 13 week 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 and the Bureau of Land Management. 
Location: based in Tucson, Arizona


 

Field Crew Member
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 10/29/2014
Position runs January - July 2015
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) invites you to join our AmeriCorps Conservation Field Crew national service program. Our Tucson office is seeking crew members to work on conservation projects in Arizona and the Southwest. This program is designed to provide members with conservation and job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work, personal and professional growth as well as financial support for college education. Crews will be performing trail work, desert restoration, invasive species management, park and facilities maintenance and more. AZCC is an immersive experience in conservation and community service. Your tent will be your home; your crew will be your family. Over the course of the program members will live, work and learn on public lands, sometimes camping in the front country and sometimes in the back country depending on scheduled projects. You’ll help solve critical conservation issues and serve your community all while working in some of the most beautiful and diverse locations in the Southwest. Online Application: www.azcorps.org/join/positions. Please click on the Camping Crew Member Tucson Position. Please email the AZCC Tucson Recruiter Jenna Rosengren (jenna@conservationlegacy.org) or call 520-275-0583 to confirm your application or if you have questions.
Location: based in Tucson, Arizona


 

AmeriCorps Multiple Resource Management Intern
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 10/21/2014
Position runs November 2014 - October 2015
This project is with the Bureau of Land Management Yuma Field Office (YFO) based out of Yuma, Arizona. Opportunities will be provided for recent college graduates who have received a bachelor’s degree and gained some previous outdoor recreation, natural/cultural resource management, or related experience to serve as National Conservation Lands/Resource Management Interns for approximately 48 weeks. The Field Office manages approximately 1.2 million acres of public land in southwestern Arizona and adjacent to the Colorado River in southeastern California.  In addition to the Yuma County segment of the Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail, BLM-Yuma administers 4 Wilderness Areas in Arizona and portions of 4 Wilderness Areas in California.  The office also administers one of the largest recreation programs in the agency that includes 2 long-term visitor areas and several developed recreation sites along the Colorado River.  Recreation activities occur year-round.  There may be opportunities to work with or obtain training in adjacent BLM Field Offices. To apply: Please submit an online application here: http://bit.ly/1x5J7Te and email cover letter and resume to Arizona Conservation Corps Recruitment Coordinator Jenna at jenna@conservationlegacy.org.
Location: Yuma, Arizona


   

Program Coordinator - Opportunity Youth Service Initiative
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 10/21/2014
Position begins 12/1/2014
The Program Coordinator’s primary role is to oversee the Opportunity Youth Service Initiative (OYSI) program through leadership, technical support, and administrative coordination.  Primary responsibilities are to coordinate, manage, and ensure the quality completion of projects and attainment of AZCC’s mission.  Though the position is primarily office-based, it will also require regular field presence based on organizational and program needs.  This position will require employee to work weekends, nights and occasional extra days to accomplish duties. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for the management of projects and partners as well as successful AZCC crew outcomes. OYSI is an AmeriCorps program through The Corps Network which provides service-learning opportunities to economically disadvantaged young adults, ages 16-24, who are not in school and not in work, by providing career training, workplace skills, educational support, and other opportunities in the outdoors.  OYSI seeks to prepare these young adults to secure employment or begin college within one year following their service in the program. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Attila Boros, Sonoran Desert Program Director, attila@conservationlegacy.org.  Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will receive a response. 
Location: Tucson, Arizona
 

 

Full Year Crew Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 10/16/2014
Application review begins November 17, 2014, positions open until filled.
The UCC Full Year Crew Leader is an AmeriCorps position responsible for providing direct leadership to their field crew.  Full Year Crew Leaders spend the spring, summer, and fall seasons leading a 4 person crew in the completion of conservation projects.  Additional training, leadership development, support, and evaluation is provided during the spring season.  Crew Leaders are fully responsible for preparing and leading their 4-8 person crew, as well as ensuring that UCC policies and procedures are followed, facilitating education time with their crew, communicating with project sponsors, and recording important project outcome data. Position Dates: February 9, 2015 - November 13, 2015. Click on position title above for full job description.
Location
Logan, Utah


 

Crew Leader In-Training
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 10/16/2014
Application review begins November 17, 2014, positions open until filled.
The UCC Crew Leader Development program offers a number of full year AmeriCorps positions where members spend the spring field season working on a crew and developing leadership and conservation skills.  Upon demonstrating necessary skills, members of Leadership Development Crews move into full Crew Leader positions for the summer and fall field seasons, where they lead a 4-8 person crew. Position Dates: February 9, 2015 - November 13, 2015. Click on position title above for full job description.
Locations: 
Salt Lake City, Utah; Cedar City, Utah


 

Field Boss 
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 10/16/2014
Application review begins November 3, 2014, positions open until filled.
The Utah Conservation Corps (UCC) Field Boss is an AmeriCorps position responsible for providing direct leadership and support to UCC field crews and assisting UCC field staff in seasonal trainings and logistical coordination.  The Field Boss is an integral member of UCC field operations, ensuring that UCC crews are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality conservation service work in a positive, safe, and fun environment.  Position Dates: January 26, 2015 - November 13, 2015. Click on position title above for full job description.
Location: 
Hiring for positions in our Logan, Salt Lake City, and Cedar City, Utah Field Offices


 

Youth Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 10/15/2014
Deadline 2/22/2015
This five month term of service begins with Montana Conservation Corps’ fourteen week Leadership Development Program. This program provides training in six competencies: communication/teaching, wilderness advanced first aid, service leadership, crew management, technical/outdoor safety skills, and administration. Leaders will navigate this program with a co-leader. This pairing will be determined based on leadership styles and technical skills. Upon completion, co-leaders will develop and manage a diverse four to five teenage crew members during a 24-week field season. Leaders will be responsible for implementing MCC’s Risk Management Model and managing a project worksite. This includes learning how to document project accomplishments, crew dynamics, and behavioral/safety incidents. Leaders will complete 10 hours of volunteer service with a local nonprofit organization and attend one public meeting in order to support and oversee their member’s completion of the same objective. Throughout the term of service, staff and peers will give constructive feedback to leaders in order to increase and improve their performance.  While project work is a large component of this term, a bigger task is providing teenage crew members an avenue for self-exploration and a chance to bond with their peers.
Location: based out of Bozeman, Montana


 

Field Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 10/15/2014
Deadline 1/26/2015
The first three months of the service term are spent are spent in Montana Conservation Corps’ Leadership Development Program. This program provides training in six competencies: communication/teaching, wilderness advanced first aid, service leadership, crew management, technical/outdoor safety skills, and administration. Upon successful completion of the LPD in May, co-leaders will hit the trail with your crew of four to five Corps Members for the 24-week project season. Crews will delve into the meaning of service while helping solve critical wildlife habitat challenges; get your hands dirty creating safe trails and maintaining access to remote wilderness areas, national parks, grasslands, and forests; and support community nonprofit organizations through volunteer service projects. The last two weeks of your term will be spent weatherizing homes around Montana as part of the Governor’s Warm Hearts Warm Homes initiative. 
Location: based out of Bozeman, Montana


 

Field Team Leader
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 10/14/2014
Deadline 1/22/2015
The MCC Field Team Leader position provides leadership to a team to accomplish significant conservation, education, and outdoor recreation service projects, especially trail building.  Members serve Maine’s communities, participate in the AmeriCorps program, receive leadership training and gain hands-on experience.  MCC is dedicated to accomplishing outdoor recreation and conservation projects for the public, promoting and managing volunteer opportunities, providing conservation education, building self-esteem and leadership, and raising the aspirations of members and volunteers.  
Location: based in Hallowell, Maine. Projects throughout state. 
 

 

Field Team Member
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 10/14/2014
Deadline 3/20/2015
The MCC provides community service opportunities and career training for those interested in pursuing a career in natural resources.  Members serve Maine’s communities, participate in the AmeriCorps program, and gain hands-on experience. Key responsibilities of Field Team Members include: building new trails and rehabilitating existing trails; building bridges, wooden ladders, retaining walls; constructing with rock, etc. (click the link above for full position description).
Location: based in Hallowell, Maine. Projects throughout state. 


 

Finance Manager
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 10/9/2014
Position open until filled
The Finance Manager works closely with the COO to establish the Finance Department’s goals and to develop, implement, monitor and assess strategies to achieve the goals. The Finance Manager develops and maintains efficient and effective financial operations, prepares organizational and department budgets and financial analysis, and ensures that appropriate policies, procedures and internal controls are maintained to safeguard the organization and facilitate effective financial management. To apply: E-mail (Word or PDF format) cover letter summarizing interest, qualifications/experience and compensation requirements, along with a current resume to recruiter@conservationcorpsnorthbay.org with “Finance Manager” in the subject field.
Location: San Rafael, California
 

 

Canyon Country Youth Corps Program Development Coordinator
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education
Posted 10/8/2014
Expect to hire a candidate in December 2014. Position begins January 2015.
Four Corners School of Outdoor Education seeks a skilled Canyon Country Youth Corps Program Development Coordinator. The CCYC Program Development Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to recruit and hire crew leaders (ages 21+) and crewmembers (ages 15–25). He/she will also assist the Program Director with logistical and field program needs, supervise crew members, manage all member paperwork, ensure compliance with AmeriCorps protocol and regulations, complete AmeriCorps reporting, and assist in creating resources that support the personal and professional growth of crew members and leaders. For more information go to http://www.fourcornersschool.org/about-fcs/employment 
Location: Monticello, Utah


 

Chief Financial Officer
Kupu
Posted 10/2/2014
Position open until filled
Kupu is a 501c3 nonprofit organization which aims to empower youth to serve their communities through character building, service learning, and environmental stewardship. Kupu aims to train and equip young adults in Hawaii and throughout the Pacific Rim with work skills, life skills, and knowledge to help them become successful as individuals and as part of the greater community. Kupu is staffed by people with a heart to better Hawaii while working as a team with a purpose of doing what is pono and doing what is best for Hawaii and its people. Kupu is a team-focused, vibrant, and synergistic organization whose culture is dynamic and seeks to make a larger impact on Hawaii. CFO responsibilities include: overseeing accounting and reporting on financial matters, including grant reporting; ensuring accounting is in compliance; acting as a liaison with a third party company handling human resources and payroll...(click the link above for full position description). To apply: Interested applicants can submit their resume and cover letters to executivejobs@kupuhawaii.org
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii


 

Executive Director
SAGA (Southeast Alaska Guidance Association)
Posted 10/1/2014
Position open until filled
SAGA is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who will be responsible for implementation and management of an effective organization and ensuring its continued health. The ED will evaluate the organization’s programs and finances and in collaboration with the board of directors, will develop and execute strategies for improvements and organization viability. The successful candidate selected for this position must be a motivated individual who will work independently to set short-term and long-term program targets, take on new challenges, and deliver results. The ED will serve as a community spokesperson and is expected to develop and carryout outreach and fundraising strategies. He/she will work directly with staff to assure program success, financial sustainability, and a positive working environment. The ED reports directly to the SAGA Board of Directors.
Location: Juneau, Alaska


 

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


 

Big Sky Watershed AmeriCorps Corpsmember
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 9/22/2014
Position runs 1/5/2015 - 11/20/2015
Primary duties of the Big Sky Watershed Corps Member (CM) include working with the Host Site staff to complete tasks related to project design and implementation, community outreach and education, volunteer generation and management and reporting functions.  The CM works under the direct supervision of the Host Site Supervisor and the Big Sky Watershed Corps Program Coordinator to ensure successful completion of program objectives.  The CM is an AmeriCorps Member and is entitled to the benefit package offered to all AmeriCorps Members.
Location: will serve throughout Montana


 

Community Leader
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 9/18/2014
Position begins 1/5/2015 (6 openings, applications accepted year round)
The Maine Conservation Corps, with AmeriCorps, the Corporation for National and Community Service, and the Maine Commission for Community Service, launched a program in 2013 exclusively for veterans and those who currently serve in the National Guard and Reserves: the Community Leader Program. The mission of the program is to integrate military veterans back into civilian jobs within the conservation field. Recent federal reforms not only ensure that veterans leave the service with career-ready credentials and training which translate into civilian jobs, but also will help employers locate veterans with the right skills and training. Community Leaders are given training and instruction for 11 weeks in such areas as: grant writing, advanced project planning, grip hoist operation, chainsaw operation, wilderness first responder, trail layout and design,  volunteer recruitment and management, stone and timber work, etc. Click to learn more and apply.
Location: Maine

   
 

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


 

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


 

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

 



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)