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At The Corps Network
 

Executive Assistant
The Corps Network
Posted 9/16/2014
Position open until filled
The Executive Assistant reports to The Corps Network’s President/CEO and the Vice President. This position provides administrative support to the top executives, with a particular focus on managing schedules, correspondence and meeting preparation, and also provides office management support to The Corps Network. (Please click the link above for the full position description). Send cover letter, resume, and salary history to Nancy Siegal, The Corps Network, 1275 K Street NW, Suite 1050, Washington, DC 20005 or via email to nsiegal@corpsnetwork.org. Subject Line: Executive Assistant. No phone calls, please.
Location: Washington, DC
 

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


Featured Partners

 

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


Youth Employment in Parks Program Manager
Anchorage Park Foundation
Posted 9/26/2014
Deadline 10/9/2014
The YEP Program Manager will coordinate the Youth Employment in Parks program, including recruitment, grant writing, project planning, budget management, and program development. Recruit and manage a diverse staff, including teen crew members (ages 16-19), crew leaders (age 19+), interns, and Environmental Educator (age 21+) in implementing YEP program goals, objectives and work outcomes. Must work towards YEP’s mission of positively engaging a new generation of diverse youth leaders with conservation and the Anchorage community through meaningful job training, employment, and outdoor recreation opportunities. The P.M. will collaborate with internal Parks & Recreation Department staff and build partnerships with external community organization staff and agencies. For questions and to submit a cover letter and resume: Beth@AnchorageParkFoundation.org 
Location: Anchorage, Alaska

 

 

Accounting Manager
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - Taos
Posted 9/25/2014
Position open until filled 
We are accepting resumes for our Accounting Manager position in our Taos, NM offices.    Qualified candidates should have a minimum of five years experience in non-profit accounting management, STRONG computer skills and experience with Microsoft Suite with an emphasis on Excel, experience with QuickBooks, and strong communication skills, both verbal and written.  Responsibilities of the position include:  oversight and management of all accounting functions, management of federal, state, and local grant compliance, financial reporting, human resource benefits management and support of cash forecasting, annual budget preparation, , and management of accounting policies and practices.  A full description of the position can be found at www.youthcorps.org/get-involved/            
Location: Taos, New Mexico


 

AmeriCorps Environmental Steward
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 9/25/2014
Deadline 11/14/2014
The Maine Conservation Corps Environmental Steward Program provides opportunities for members to gain experience in environmental education, volunteer leadership and community service projects. The rewards are unlimited. An Environmental Steward serves a 1700 (11 month) or 900 hour(6 month) term with a Host Site that shares our conservation mission. As an Environmental Steward, you will bring enthusiasm, expertise and focused effort toward recruiting and working with volunteers, working with watershed organizations to monitor water quality conditions, and assisting with research and public education of environmental issues. Some positions will also be involved in implementing recreational land use plans. Environmental Stewards earn a living allowance while gaining environmental experience, receive free health insurance, receive assistance with child care costs, earn an Education Award to use toward student loans or for future college tuition, and receive ongoing training and experience networking opportunities.
Location: Maine
 

 

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

 

 

Training Coordinator
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 9/18/2015
Deadline 10/24/2014
The Training Coordinator will be responsible for planning, managing and teaching a wide range of training events to MCC Community Leaders and Environmental Stewards, consisting of classroom instruction, online coursework, and outdoor workshops and trail projects. Community Leader training begins January 5, and consists of 11-weeks of courses, scheduled by the Training Coordinator. Environmental Steward training begins either January 5, or mid-May. Much of the initial January training will be conducted for both groups jointly. Community Leaders are all military Veterans or active Guardsmen/women.  Upon conclusion of the training period, the Training Coordinator will conduct trail assessments, plan future conservation projects, and provide field supervision to MCC Community Leaders and Environmental Stewards.  The Training Coordinator will also design, market and implement a training program to build the capacity of local trail organizations in trail skills and volunteer management. 
Location: based out of Hallowell, Maine


 

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


 

Corpsmember
AmeriCorps NCCC
Posted 9/10/2014
Deadline 10/1/2014
Looking for your next step and interested in serving others? Check out AmeriCorps NCCC - a national service program for 18-24 year olds who want to make a difference in communities, gain leadership experience, and give back. AmeriCorps NCCC members serve with a team for ten-months, and travel the country working on 4-6 service projects in areas that include: engaging youth, building homes for families in need; trail construction and restoration; fighting and preventing wildfires; and helping communities recover from disasters. Members receive a living stipend, and their housing, food, and transportation costs are covered while serving. Upon successfully completing their term of service, members also receive an education award in the amount of $5,645 dollars – which can be used to pay for school costs or to pay off qualified student loans. If you are interested in learning more about AmeriCorps NCCC or applying to serve, please visit www.nationalservice.gov/nccc.
Location: throughout the country


 

Park Ranger Intern
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 9/9/2014
Position runs 10/1/2014 - 9/30/2015
The Park Ranger (Intern) position is located in the Phoenix District, Lower Sonoran Field Office (LSFO).  The LSFO administers 1.4 million acres of public land, including one national monument (Sonoran Desert National Monument, SDNM), one National Historic Trail (Juan Bautista de Anza NHT), six wilderness areas, 26 miles of non-motorized hiking trails, over 2,700 miles of primitive roads used for off-highway vehicle driving, and one fee site (Painted Rock Petroglyph Campground and day use site).  Desert-oriented hiking, off-highway vehicle use, hunting, camping, and wilderness are the major use emphases of the recreation and wilderness programs.  The Park Ranger (Intern) is responsible for assisting the LSFO Field Manager, SDNM Manager, Outdoor Recreation Planner, and Park Ranger in conducting the LSFO’s on-the-ground management of BLM’s SDNM, recreation, and wilderness programs. (click link above for full position description). To apply, please visit www.azcorps.org and click on POSITIONS, under the Join tab and submit your application through the 2014 BLM Phoenix Park Ranger Intern link. If you have questions, please AZCC Recruitment Coordinator Jenna Rosengren at Jenna@conservationlegacy.org
Location: Phoenix, Arizona


 

Corpsmember 
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 9/5/2014
Corpsmember will receive training and complete historic preservation projects. Work includes cemetery monument resetting and cleaning, restoring historic barn features, historic landscape restoration, and historic property surveying. Crews will camp at or near work sites for extended periods. Crews of 1 leader and 4 Corpsmembers will participate in on-the-job training to learn historic preservation trade skills and put those skills into practice working on a variety of projects throughout Minnesota. This position involves physically challenging, team-oriented work. Work is performed exclusively outdoors and all projects involve extended camping near the work project site. Applicant must be flexible to work the month of October with 5 scheduled days off (mostly weekends) during this period. Food, campsites, and group camping gear are only provided while working away from Duluth. Crew is provided a crew vehicle to travel from Duluth to work location.
Location: based in Duluth, Minnesota


 

Crew Leader
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 9/5/2014
Crew Leader will be responsible for training and development of 4 Corpsmembers on-the-job. The Crew Leader is responsible for the crew’s overall work performance and safety during a project. Crew Leader works directly with Corpsmembers to complete all projects. Crew Leader will receive training and complete historic preservation projects. Work includes cemetery monument resetting and cleaning, restoring historic barn features, historic landscape restoration, and historic property surveying. Crews will camp at or near work sites for extended periods. Crews of 1 leader and 4 Corpsmembers will participate in on-the-job training to learn historic preservation trade skills and put those skills into practice working on a variety of projects throughout Minnesota. This position involves physically challenging, team-oriented work. Work is performed exclusively outdoors and all projects involve extended camping near the work project site. Applicants must be flexible to work the month of October with 5 scheduled days off (mostly weekends) during this period. Food, campsites, and group camping gear are only provided while working away from Duluth. Crew is provided a crew vehicle to travel from Duluth to work location.
Location: based in Duluth, Minnesota


 

Site Supervisor - Energy Retrofit Crew
The Sustainability Institute - Veterans Conservation Corps
Posted 9/4/2014
The Sustainability Institute’s Veterans Conservation Corps (VCC) is a South Carolina-AmeriCorps supported service program that trains military service veterans in the many facets of energy conservation retrofits and energy performance contracting. As a Full Time Staff position in a newly created AmeriCorps service program, the Site Supervisor’s primary role is to manage and instruct service members daily while they are serving on projects (job sites) and during formal classroom training. Crews typically consist of 8 AmeriCorps members, and the Site Supervisor will directly report to the VCC Program Manager and collaborate with a team of VCC and Sustainability Institute staff and technical trainers. The Site Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing retrofit projects from concept to delivery, including performing building assessments, managing construction scopes of work, coordinating the readiness of materials and supplies – and ensuring successful outcomes from projects. This position will strive daily to prepare members for productive careers in the energy efficiency industry following program graduation – all while leading the members during fruitful service in the local communities and embodying the goals and mission of AmeriCorps service. Inquiries: jay@sustainabilityinstitutesc.org
Location: Charleston, South Carolina
 

 

Team Leader - Energy Retrofit Crew
The Sustainability Institute - Veterans Conservation Corps
Posted 9/4/2014
As a South Carolina – AmeriCorps supported program, The Veterans Conservation Corps trains U.S. military service veterans in energy efficiency building and retrofitting practices – and provides these services locally to income-qualified homeowners who are also military service veterans. Corps Members will also have the opportunity to experience various branches of the energy conservation industry during their terms of service. This is a full time (1700 service hours) AmeriCorps position. Member duties include: serving on a crew with 8 half-time Corpsmembers to weatherize, insulate and air seal existing and new structures using green building techniques; providing support to other Corpsmembers engaged in service; serving as a service model for members and assisting as directed on projects and in training; arranging and assisting with "soft skills" and member development. Inquiries: jay@sustainabilityinstitutesc.org
Location: Charleston, South Carolina


 

Team Member - Energy Retrofit Crew
The Sustainability Institute - Veterans Conservation Corps
Posted 9/4/2014
As a South Carolina – AmeriCorps supported program, The Veterans Conservation Corps trains U.S. military service veterans in energy efficiency building and retrofitting practices – and provides these services locally to income-qualified homeowners who are also military service veterans. Corps Members will also have the opportunity to experience various branches of the energy conservation industry during their terms of service. This is a half time (900 service hours) AmeriCorps position. Member duties include: weatherizing, insulating and air sealing existing and new structures using green building techniques; performing energy audits; learning job skills, safety requirements, educational information and life skills; mentoring other Corpsmembers engaged in service with The Sustainability Institute, such as the organization's at-risk youth Corpsmembers. Inquiries: jay@sustainabilityinstitutesc.org
Location: Charelston, South Carolina


 

AmeriCorps Community Engagement Resource Steward
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 9/3/2014
Position open until filled
The Community Engagement Resource Steward will work with the Willamette National Forest Public Affairs officer, The Willamette and Siuslaw National Forests Civil Rights Unit, and NYC’s management team to identify and attend appropriate community functions, with the intent to connect diverse populations to opportunities on public lands. A small portion of time will be spent working from the Willamette National Forest Supervisor's Office in Springfield, Oregon. This position will require evening and weekend work hours attending community meetings and outdoor-related events. The selected individual will work directly with members of the public and volunteers to accomplish critical projects for both organizations. The selected candidate will possess strong leadership and independent working skills. A willingness to engage with a variety of people and generate conversations is required. Send cover letter, resume, and three professional references to jennifers@nwyouthcorps.org with Community Engagement Resource Steward in the subject line.      
Location: based in Eugene, Oregon

   
 

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


 

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

 

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

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

 


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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

AmeriCorps Fall Conservation Crew Member
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 8/4/2014
Position runs 8/30/2014 - 10/22/2014
Southwest Conservation Corps out of Salida, Colorado is seeking AmeriCorps Crew Members for it's fall season. Crew Members work and camp for up to 11 days at a time in front country and back country locations in all types of weather conditions. While out there Crew Members will work on various conservation projects including: trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazardous fuels reduction, re-vegetation and local environmental service projects.  Crews may also complete technical and/or specialized projects depending on project partner needs, including disaster relief if the opportunity arises. Schedule may vary but generally are 9 days on and 5 days off. Crews camp the entirety of the days on and throughout the entire season. SCC crews work in a variety of national forests, national parks, and other areas throughout the Southwest. Crews prepare all their own meals and work together as a group to complete all the necessary chores. Our program focuses on place based learning, life skills development, conservation service work, appreciation of diversity, civic responsibility, and career development. SCC also provides an opportunity for Corps members learn about the local environment, environmental issues, and get introductions to recreation and resource management careers. 
Location: Salida, Colorado 


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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

 

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


 

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


 

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

 

Fall Restoration Crew Member - Reno
Great Basin Institute
Posted 7/23/2014
Position starts either 8/25/2014 or 9/2/2014. Ends 11/24/2014
Spend your fall working and camping outside at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and Nevada Division of Forestry. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, hazardous fuels reduction, and habitat restoration.
Location: based out of Reno, Nevada
 

 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

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


 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 6/26/2014
Position open until filled
The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning. The NRCS will empower members to achieve their educational goals and assist the education department in teaching classes in field and classroom settings. The Natural Resource Crew Supervisor (NRCS) is responsible for all aspects of supervision for a crew of 8-12 young adults. The NRCS will lead the crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration and trail building.
Location: San Rafael, California


 

AmeriCorps Crew Member - Fall 
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 6/12/2014
Positions open until filled 
As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary. AZCC works with a variety of land management agency in Arizona, such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Projects vary but include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, fencing on public lands, invasive weed removal, tamarisk removal, herbicide applications, and many others.
Location: based out of Flagstaff, Arizona


 

AmeriCorps Conservation Crew Member 
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 6/11/2014
Positions open until filled -- Program runs 8/25/2014 - 12/19/2014
Arizona Conservation Corps invites you to join our AmeriCorps Conservation Field Crew national service program. Our Tucson office is seeking crew members to work on conservation projects in Arizona and the Southwest. This program is designed to provide members with conservation and job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work, personal and professional growth as well as financial support for college education. AZCC is an immersive experience in conservation and community service. Your tent will be your home; your crew will be your family. Over the course of the program members will live, work and learn on public lands, sometimes camping in the front country, back country or following a day crew schedule, depending on scheduled projects. You’ll help solve critical conservation issues and serve your community all while working in some of the most beautiful and diverse locations in the Southwest.
Location: based out of Tucson, Arizona (projects throughout the Southwest)


 

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


 

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


 

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

 

 

 



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)