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Featured Partners

Assistant Trail Crew Leader 
Pacific Crest Trail Association
Posted 5/29/2015
Lead the nation’s premier volunteer-based trail crew programs on the spectacular Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail. This is a great career-building opportunity for rising professionals. In this position you will have the opportunity to: work with and supervise volunteer trail crews while teaching them trail maintenance skills; coordinate and oversee projects on the Pacific Crest Trail; spend time outdoors and on the trail. The position is a full-time seasonal staff position working on trail projects in Oregon and Washington for the 2015 work season. Weekly compensation will average between $550-750 depending on position. Housing options are available. Dependable personal transportation is required and mileage is reimbursed. Click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Working throughout Oregon and Washington

 

Permanent Seasonal Veterans Fire Crew Position 
Bureau of Land Management (BLM) - Spokane District
Posted 5/15/2015
The Spokane District of the Bureau of Land Management will be advertising two GS-5/6 Lead Range Technician (Fire) 13/13 permanent seasonal positions. The positions will serve as squad leaders on the 10 person veteran fire crew and will be stationed out of the Border Field Office in Spokane, WA. These are primary firefighter positions and are classified as arduous, requiring successful completion of a Wildland Firefighter Physical and arduous pack test. We are looking for experienced veterans to act as leaders and mentors to crew members. The primary mission of the BLM veteran crews is to engage, transition, and connect military veterans with meaningful natural resource experiences and provide them with a foundation for future employment opportunities while providing a valuable firefighting resource fulfilling local and national suppression or fuels management needs. The Spokane District Administers 450,000 acres of land across the state of Washington. The district is rated moderate complexity and experiences 40-60 incidents annually. Because of the expansive coverage area and regular assistance to fire suppression efforts locally and nationally, overnight travel can be expected on a regular basis. Interested individuals should contact Erik Smith, crew supervisor, at (509)536-1292, e3smith@blm.gov, for updates and notifications on the job announcement and core qualifications.
Location: based out of Spokane, WA

 

 

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

Executive Director/CEO
Conservation Corps of Long Beach
Posted 6/26/2015
Deadline to apply 7/31/2015
The Conservation Corps of Long Beach, a private nonprofit organization-501(c)(3) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Executive Director/CEO. The Executive Director/CEO is responsible for leading the CCLB and the CCLB GCCS as defined by the vision and mission. This includes the program for the corpsmembers work training, education and career development.  All business and administrative functions including budgeting, financial reporting and human resources; external relationship building with local, state and federal elected representatives, other local certified corps, chambers of commerce, community business leaders and other key community leaders. The Executive Director/CEO must be an adaptive, visionary, entrepreneurial leader while always being connected to the staff and corpsmembers with direction from the Board of Directors. All interested applicants should submit a cover letter to the Board of Directors, Conservation Corps of Long Beach including a resume to Megan Clark at mclark@cclb-corps.org by July 31, 2015. No phone calls please. Click the link above for full position description. 
Location: Long Beach, CA

 

Fall Corpsmember
Southeast Conservation Corps
Posted 6/25/2015
Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC) empowers young people to attain compassion, responsibility and grit through community service, hard work and environmental stewardship. SECC is a local, non-profit, AmeriCorps affiliated organization based out of Chattanooga, TN. SECC selects young adults ages 18 - 25, to complete conservation work projects on public, private and municipal lands throughout the Southeast. SECC fosters the personal development of corpsmembers through environmental stewardship projects and experiential learning. Through community partnerships, SECC provides hands-on job training opportunities to young adults while simultaneously meeting natural resource needs throughout the Southeast. SECC adult AmeriCorps crews are predominately residential programs based in frontcountry and backcountry settings, concentrated primarily in the southern Appalachian region. Crews may also work on urban projects, in which case housing is not provided. Crews typically work an 8-day on/6-day off schedule (Wednesday - Wednesday) in all types of weather conditions. During the 8-day “hitch” crews work together during the day, eat and camp together in the evening and learn together throughout. Standard projects involve trail construction and maintenance, habitat restoration, facility maintenance, landscaping, invasive species removal, fuel thinning and more. SECC serves a diverse population that is representative of the Southeast; including youth, young adults, and cross-sections of ethnicities and income levels...click the link above for full position description and application instructions. 
Location: Chattanooga, TN

 

Fall Field Supervisor
Southeast Conservation Corps
Posted 6/25/2015
Position open until filled (preference given to applications received before 7/8/15). Position runs July - November (up to 20 weeks, preferred start date 7/13/15)
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 program logistics, and planning and facilitating staff and corpsmember trainings. Field Supervisors will support both adult and youth crews. If time allows, the Field Supervisor may assist in crew leader interviewing and selection...click the link above for full position description and application instructions.
Location: Chattanooga, TN

 

FY15-08-Controller
American YouthWorks
Posted 6/24/2015
Position purpose: Manages the financial activities and accounting functions, supervises accounting staff, performs financial analysis, guides financial decision-making for the board of directors and management team and leads the organizational budget preparation and annual financial audit. Essential Functions and Basic Duties: 1. Analyzes fiscal transactions to assure conformity and compliance with generally accepted accounting procedures and practices; 2. Prepares financial statements and analyzes and interprets fiscal and operational data; 3. Prepares forecasting and cash flow analysis reports for general operations as well as potential new program services...click the link above for full position description and qualifications. Qualified applicants should forward their resumes to our jobopp email address at, jobopp@americanyouthworks.org, to the attention of Eliza Montana, HR Coordinator. All resumes should have the Job ID “FY15-08 Controller” in either the subject line or body of the email. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
Location: Austin, TX
 

 

Moapa Restoration Intern
Great Basin Institute
Posted 6/23/2015
3-month position beginning early July 2015 (or earliest availability)
The Great Basin Institute in cooperation with Moapa NWR are recruiting 1 Nevada Conservation Corps members.  This member will be responsible for facilitating several key components of ecological restoration of wetland, riparian, & desert habitat at Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Clark County. The member will also implement or assist with a few biological activities such as inventory and monitoring species or habitats at Moapa Valley NWR.  The majority of tasks will be guided by the Refuge Manager, but performed independently by the member. Essential tasks and duties include: maintaining native plants through routine watering and replacement of plants in restored areas; conducting photo monitoring of restored sites; performing invasive plant removal; conducting or assisting with basic biological activities (e.g., inventory and monitoring species or habitats) for wildlife resources using established protocols or methods; completing necessary reporting activities...click the link above for full position description and how to apply. 
Location: Moapa National Wildlife Refuge (Moapa, NV)

 

AmeriCorps Burned Area Restoration, Exotic Vegetation Control & Habitat Restoration Technician 
Great Basin Institute
Posted 6/23/2015
26-week full-time position beginning in mid-late September 
Looking for a unique experience exploring Death Valley National Park? This position offers the rare opportunity to venture off the beaten path and see areas of the park that remain largely unvisited by the public. Boasting the lowest elevation in the U.S. (282 ft. below sea level) and holding the record for the hottest recorded temperature on Earth, Death Valley covers a vast and varied expanse from salt-flat basins with sweeping sand dunes to snow-capped mountains extending more than 11,000 ft. into the sky. Opportunities for exploration and recreation are as diverse as the landscapes themselves. In cooperation with Death Valley National Park, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting two Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Interns to assist with cyclic maintenance of exotic vegetation at Scotty's Castle burned area. These members will survey, monitor, remove, and control exotics on a consistent basis within the burned area in order to help promote the reestablishment and growth of native vegetation, restore wildlife habitat(s), and restore the natural ecosystem of the burned area. Control of exotics and the restoration of the burned area will provide a revitalized wildlife habitat and enhance public enjoyment of the area. There will be additional opportunities to survey, monitor, remove, and control exotic vegetation at other riparian areas in the park. These areas include developed areas, roadsides, and/or remote backcountry and wilderness sites. Critical weeds to be controlled are salt cedar, non-native palms, annual mustards, Russian thistle, and a variety of other exotics and non-native plants...click the link above for full position description. TO APPLY: Qualified and interested applicants should forward a cover letter, their résumé, and a list of three professional references to Jason Behrens, HR and Compliance Assistant, at jbehrens@thegreatbasininstitute.org.  Please include how you heard about this position.  Upon receipt, a representative from the NCC program will contact you for the next steps in the application process.  All questions related to the interview and selection process may be sent to Jason.
Location: Death Valley National Park (dorm-style individual rooms provided)

 

Communications Cooridnator
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 6/17/2015
Application review begins 7/8/2015
The Communications Coordinator executes outreach activities that support MCC’s recruitment and marketing goals and manages member applications through the recruitment cycle. This position recruits for MCC’s programs through social media, career fairs, recruitment trips and other means; responds to inquires from interested applicants; tracks and screens applications, and directs qualified prospects toward appropriate positions and staff for review. This position also supports recruitment activities for youth, veterans, and special programs through social media activities, coordinating the development of publications, and customized recruitment plans. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in a related field and/or equivalent experience; a demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office, content management systems (Expression Engine), Adobe Creative Suite, web design, social networking sites, and emerging internet technologies; exceptional writing, editing, messaging, and oral communications skills; experience with managing social media and websites; experience in producing a variety of content including annual reports, letters, press releases, blog posts, web pages, news items, and social media content; ability to effectively communicate with diverse audiences; ability to manage multiple deadlines on budget and on time; able and willing to travel and work a variable schedule; experience with MCC, a similar conservation corps, or a national service program is desirable; a valid driver’s license is required...click the link above for full position description. To apply, email a resume, cover letter, and three references to Theresa Bushman: theresa@mtcorps.org.
Location: Bozeman, MT

 

ASL Inclusion Crew Leader
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 6/22/2015
Position runs July 18, 2015 - August 29, 2015
Northwest Youth Corps is actively pursuing staff to help us create a more supportive atmosphere and serve deaf youth in our summer programming. Our staff understand that being a leader is much more than being a boss. They are hard workers, patient, innovative, creative, and find satisfaction helping others achieve success. They understand the value of learning by doing and find the prospect of guiding an integrated team with a deaf population of up to 50% through a five week outdoor experience their kind of fun. They have the commitment, mental toughness, and drive to carry them through the unexpected challenges that always arise at the most inopportune times; usually when their crew is in a very remote location and in the middle of trying to complete a mile of new trial, finish a bridge, or eradicate an invasive species. The people who choose to lead an NYC youth crew are passionate about the outdoors. They are experienced outdoor adventurers and workers who understand natural communities and have an awareness of society’s impact on the natural communities they treasure. Most important, they have a driving desire to share their wealth of knowledge and experience with the next generation...click the link above for full position description. Application Process: Send Cover Letter, resume’, and four references to JoeW@nwyouthcorps.org with “ASL Inclusion Crew” in the subject line or mail to Joe Waksmundski, 2621 Augusta Street, Eugene, OR 97403 
Location: Oregon

 

Youth Corps Crew Leader
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 6/22/2015
Position runs July 18, 2015 - August 29, 2015
Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) Field Staff Members are patient, innovative, and creative hard workers that find satisfaction helping others achieve success. They understand the value of learning by doing, and find the prospect of guiding a crew of teenage youth through weeks of outdoor experiences their kind of fun. Those who choose to lead an NYC youth crew are passionate about the outdoors. They are experienced adventurers and workers who have an understanding of natural communities and have an awareness of societal impact on the wild lands they treasure. Most importantly, they have a driving desire to share their wealth of knowledge and experience with the next generation. Northwest Youth Corps Staff Members perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. They understand that being a leader is much more than being a boss. They have the drive, commitment, and mental toughness to carry them through the unexpected challenges that arise at the most inopportune of times; a remote location with bad weather, in the middle of trying to complete a mile of new trail, finish a bridge, or eradicate an invasive species. The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful Field Staff demonstrate high standards, good sense, excellent judgment, and the desire to devote themselves to the crew and program alike. The Field Staff positions require physical aptitude, mental fortitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. 
Location: Programs in Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Northern California

 

Community Conservation Corps Crew Leader
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 6/22/2015
Position runs July 20, 2015 - December 30, 2015
This is a field based staff position that leads AmeriCorps members in residential (camping) and non-residential (no camping) projects and education. There are crews based out of various areas in the Pacific North-west. Work Project Supervision: Crew Leaders are responsible for safely completing conservation and maintenance projects to high standards by training, working with, and supervising crews of eight young adult AmeriCorps Members (ages 18 – 24). Crew Leaders provide direction for AmeriCorps Members with specific attention to safe work practices, work quality, and production efficiency. Projects may be in located in urban areas or remote settings with little contact to the “outside” world. Crew Leaders are expected to problem-solve and motivate their crew to complete very physically demanding pro-jects. Crew Leaders set the pace and tone, and are the hardest workers on the project site. This position is very physically, emotionally, and mentally demanding. Crewleaders will lift heavy loads, hike long miles, and work long hours (both on and off the project site)...click the link above for full position description. Application Process: Please complete the online application on our website www.nwyouthcorps.org/joinnyc and attach a cover letter, résumé, and at least three professional references.
Location: crews based out of various areas in the Pacific Northwest
 

 

Community Conservation Corps Team Member
Northwest Youth Corps
Posted 6/22/2015
Position runs July 27, 2015 - December 30, 2015
The Community Conservation Corps program (CCC) was created to offer professional development and training for young adults aged 18 to 24, who are not currently in school or working. The CCC program integrates team-based work projects, education, and professional trainings into a program that stresses leadership growth and the development of resource management skills. Participants will earn industry recognized certifications while working on conservation, recreation, and maintenance projects. Training: The primary focus of the CCC program is to prepare members for full time employment with a combination of field work activity (85%) and industry wide recognized trainings (15%). Program participants will receive some or all of the following trainings and certifications depending on their crew’s primary work focus: Wilderness First Aid, Herbicide Application, Chainsaw Operation, Leadership, Driver, Trail Construction and Maintenance, Brush Cutter Operation, Resource Management, CPR, Conflict Resolution, and Map and Compass. Work Project Participation: Team Members are responsible for the safe completion of assigned work projects in a timely manner to predetermined specifications. They work closely with program staff and other participants, paying specific attention to safe work practices, proper tool use, work quality and efficiency. Projects may include trail building and maintenance, tree planting, invasive species removal and herbicide application, fire fuels reduction (chainsawing/slash piling), fence construction and park maintenance...click the link above for full position description.
Location: crews based out of various areas in the Pacific Northwest

 

2015 Fall Crew Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 6/17/2015
Position runs August 10, 2015 - November 13, 2015
Utah Conservation Corps is currently looking individuals with corps experience and solid technical skills to serve as Crew Leaders for our 3-month fall season.  Fall Crew Leaders lead a 4-person crew and complete conservation projects related to habitat restoration, trail building and maintenance, and forest fuels reduction.  Crew Leaders will have one week of leadership training followed by two weeks of UCC chainsaw, Wilderness First Aid, and project specific training with their crew members. To apply, complete our online application found at www.utahconservationcorps.org.  Please indicate field office preference on your application.
Location: positions available based out of Logan, Cedar City and Escalante, UT

 

Finance Coordinator
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - New Mexico
Posted 6/17/2015
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps is looking to hire a Finance Coordinator. This position is year round, full time, 8am-5pm M-F, with additional time as required by Corps activities. Duties include processing payroll for all staff and corpsmembers, including all time input, paycheck generation, and distribution. The Finance Coordinator will assist the Finance Director with month-end closings and general accounting activities. Candidate should have a college, vocational, or technical training in related field or accounting and bookkeeping experience. For more details on this position, please visit our website at http://youthcorps.org/get-involved/ 
Location: Taos, NM

 

Fall Conservation Crew Member
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - New Mexico
Posted 6/17/2015
Join a crew working in the majestic mountains, forests, mesas, and high desert lands of New Mexico. Rocky Mountain Youth Corps has been making a difference through work outdoors with the commitment of young adults for over 20 years. Crewmembers will work on conservation and restoration projects on public lands throughout the state of New Mexico. Crews consist of seven crew members between the ages of 18 and 25, an Assistant Crew Supervisor, and a Crew Supervisor. Crews will travel to work sites and camp  for up to eight days at a time while completing project work. Projects include trail construction and maintenance, forestry, historic preservation, burned area restoration and other land management work. All Corpsmembers are on-call for  disaster relief work, with potential deployments lasting up to 30 days. All crew members will receive training throughout the season on a variety of personal and professional development topics. Crew members will earn a bi-weekly living stipend of $680 before taxes, and a $1,515 AmeriCorps education award, and various certifications. Applications are available on our website: http://youthcorps.org/get-involved/ 
Location: crews are based out of Taos or Albuquerque, NM

 

Fall Adult Crew Member 
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 6/16/2015
Preference given to applications received before 7/15/15. Position runs 8/16/15 - mid-November 
Nature of Program - Work: All crewmembers are part of a functioning work crew, which participates in outdoor conservation-based service work, crew living, and educational experiences. Projects consist of trail and fence construction and maintenance, wildlife habitat improvements, wetland and riparian rehabilitation, and fire fuels reduction. The work is very physically demanding, but rewarding. EducationThe crew educational component is an integral part of the CCYC Program as well as part of the job.  Crews devote part of every day, off the clock, to a short lesson, journaling exercise or discussion. Other opportunities for education include guest speakers such as Rangers, Native American educators, and Wildlife Biologists. TrainingAt the start of the Fall Crew, all crewmembers and leaders will go on a three-day river-rafting trip as part of their training. The orientation/educational river trip will focus on team building and will be the start of the educational requirements. Fall crews will also participate in technical trainings pertinent to their work projects. This can include First Aid training, chainsaw training and trail skills training. Room & BoardEach person on the crew will contribute a weekly fee of $25 towards the group’s food budget. This amount will be automatically deducted from paychecks. Any amount of the cash issued that is not spent, can be distributed back to everyone equally or saved by the crew for an end-of-season celebration. All crews camp while on work projects and live in a cooperative crew community. CCYC provides tents and camp gear during work project and the use of our basecamp, free of charge, on off days. Essential Job DutiesCrewmembers will be expected to build and maintain technical trails, construct habitat enclosures, construct fences and/or work with chainsaws on fuels reduction, among other projects. They may work at high elevations for extended periods of time in a variety of weather conditions. As part of a crew, crewmembers will be expected to perform assigned tasks ranging from kitchen/camp set-up to cooking dinner and other camp chores...click the link above for full position description. Apply online at http://www.fourcornersschool.org/crewmember-applications
Location: based out of Monticello, UT
 

 

Crew Member
Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 6/10/2015
3-month or 6-month terms starting upon earliest availability
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...click the link above for full position description.
Location: positions based out of Reno, Las Vegas, or Ely, NV

 

 

Veterans Green Corps Positions
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 6/9/2015
2015 program runs August 10 - October
Montana Conservation Corps' Veterans Green Corps (VGC) is an AmeriCorps crew-based program that provides service members of OIF and OEF an opportunity to re-engage in national service as civilians. VGC crews operate chainsaws with a specific goal to reduce fire hazards in and around public lands. Our federal partners (Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, etc.) may also engage crews in the construction of new trails, surveying of habitats, and restoring native vegetation. Crews live, camp, eat, and work together in an intense environment of hard work and brotherhood that fosters a strong sense of camaraderie. With a backdrop to some of the Rocky Mountain's most coveted areas, each member will become efficient in chainsaw operation and maintenance. Crews also have an opportunity to network directly with land managers, opening up the possibility of gaining full-time or seasonal employment. Veterans receive: 450+ hours of technical skills training/practice; S212 Wildland Fire Chainsaw training/certification; S130-190 Basic Wildland Firefighter training; first Aid & CPR training; networking with land management employers; veteran and non-competitive hiring options; guidance on applying for federal jobs; living stipend and award for current or future education costs; housing options are available and costs are reimbursable; food allowance while on projects. Applicants must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, be between the ages of 18-35, and have a DD214. Qualified individuals with disabilities and those from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply. We provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals...click the link above for more information.
Location: based out of Helena, MT

 

Crew Leader
WisCorps - Wisconsin Conservation Corps
Posted 6/5/2015
Position runs June - August 2015 (with possibility of extension)
WisCorps Neighborhood Crews complete projects that revitalize local towns, while helping out those in need in our communities! As a Neighborhood Crew Leader, you'll lead and mentor a crew of 5-7 young adults as you complete projects that may include: fixing a fence or painting a deck/garage/etc for an elderly community resident; building a wheelchair ramp for an individual with a disability; beautifying a local park; helping a local non-profit organization with a light carpentry project; assisting the local food pantry with projects and food distribution; helping out in the event of a natural disaster (flood, tornado, etc.); and gardening projects at the local community garden. As a Crew Leader, you will be responsible for crew safety, ensuring high quality work, building community, crew work ethics, and personal development of the Crew Members, among other responsibilities. You must be comfortable with hard work in the outdoors, as well as with mentoring and supervising young adults.
Location: 
Positions available in La Crosse, Black River Falls, Galesville, and Sparta areas

 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor (NRCS)
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 6/4/2015
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. Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 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....click  the link above for full position description. To apply, please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@conservationcorpsnorthbay.org. Please include ‘NRC Supervisor’ in the subject line. You can also fax your application to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter.
Location: Cotati, CA

 

 

Natural Resources Program Coordinator (NRPC)
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 6/4/2015
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...click the link above for full position description. To apply, E-mail cover letter summarizing interest, qualification/experience and compensation history, along with a current resume to: recruiter@conservationcorpsnorthbay.org with “Marin Natural Resources Program Coordinator” in the subject field. You can also fax your application to (415) 454-4595 Attention: Recruiter.
Location: San Rafael, CA

 

Field Team Member
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 6/1/2015
Terms run June 17th - August 14th. Or August 18th - November 13th 
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 include: building structures (bridges, wooden ladders, retaining walls, etc.); constructing with rock (waterbars, retaining walls, causeways, stone steps); clearing trails (cut and haul brush, dig to mineral soil, pull stumps, etc.); other treadway work (crush rock, haul gravel)
Location: training usually takes place in Hallowell, ME. Projects conducted throughout the state of Maine.
 

 

Fall Crew Member
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 6/1/2015
Term Dates: August 17 
– November 13
Spend the fall living and working in Utah!  Utah Conservation Corps is currently hiring for many AmeriCorps crew member positions based out of various locations in Utah.  Fall crew members serve on a 4-8 person crew and complete conservation projects related to habitat restoration, trail building and maintenance, and forest fuels reduction.  All crew members receive two weeks of chainsaw, Wilderness First Aid, and project specific training. To apply, complete our online application found at www.utahconservationcorps.org.  Please indicate field office preference on your application. 
Locations: available positions based out of Logan, Salt Lake City, Escalante, and Cedar City, Utah

 

Staff Support Coordinator
Conservation Legacy
Posted 5/28/2015
Application review begins 6/5/2015. Position open until filled.
The Staff Support Coordinator is responsible for developing and facilitating effective and efficient resources that support the potentialities of all people of the organization, including both members and staff. The Coordinator assists with hiring processes and directs the onboarding process, manages staff benefit administration as well as worker’s compensation and unemployment claims, and provides human resources support as needed for all programs. The Coordinator also manages internal collaborative systems that assist all staff in effective administration, operations and communications. 
Location: Durango, CO

 

2015 Escalante Project Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 5/22/2015
Position runs mid-July 2015 - November 13, 2015
The UCC Escalante Project Leader is a 5-month AmeriCorps position responsible for providing direct leadership and oversight to UCC field crews and crew leaders working in the Escalante region of Utah.  Conservation project work focuses on restoration on the riparian corridor of the Escalante River by removing invasive Russian olive trees.The full job announcement can be found on the .pdf link.  To apply, complete our online application found at www.utahconservationcorps.org. Contact Brad Knipper, UCC Program Support Specialist at brad.knipper@usu.edu with questions.
Location: based in Escalante, UT
 

 

Field Crew Member
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 5/21/2015
Position runs August 2015 - December 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. Positions open to adults ages 18 - 26. For more information, click the link above or visit http://www.azcorps.org/join/  
Location: based out of Tucson, AZ

 

California Condor Monitoring Technicians
Great Basin Institute
Posted 5/6/2015
This is a 6-month position beginning 5/26 or 6/1 (or upon availibility)
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

 

Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 5/4/2015
Position available immediately. Runs May - November 2015
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) Tucson Office seeks qualified candidates for Veteran Fire Corps Crew Leader positions for the Summer/Fall 2015 season. AZCC offers opportunities for individuals to work in a crew environment on national lands throughout the southwestern United States and elsewhere. Successful crew leaders are self-motivated, energetic and tenacious – they understand the value of hard work in the outdoors and are driven to excellence in conservation. AZCC and Conservation Legacy are proud to be celebrating the 6th continuous year of operating the Veteran’s Fire Corps. The VFC aims to retrain recent era military veterans for careers in conservation, fuels management, and wildland fire-fighting. VFC programs accomplish this goal by immersing participants in a conservation crew experience. Over the course of a typical 3 – 6 month season corps members receive training in wildland firefighting, chainsaw operation and a variety of other topics. Members then go on to serve as members of a fire-fuels conservation crew, performing a variety of forestry and conservation work on Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and US Forest Service land in Arizona and New Mexico. At the conclusion of a program members are aided in the transition to federal wildland firefighting jobs...click the link above for full position description. 
Location: 
Tucson, AZ/Ruidoso, NM
 

 

AmeriCorps YMCA Community Connections Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 5/1/2015
Position runs 5/18/15 - 5/17/16 (some flexibility may be allowed
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for an AmeriCorps YMCA Community Connections Corpsmember (ages 18-25). Member will serve in a single-placement setting with the YMCA, receiving regular direction from YMCA staff and partnering agencies to advance the goals of the Department of Interior’s “play, learn, serve, work” youth initiative. This initiative strives to help young people develop strong, lasting connections to nature and public lands. Service activities will include planning and implementation in an office setting, outreach to community groups, meetings to establish partnerships, promoting programming that connects youth to the outdoors, and facilitating outings on public lands. Position is a full-time AmeriCorps service opportunity. Member will assist with outreach activities and special events, as well as develop and promote programming that connects youth to the outdoors to play, learn, serve and work. Through outreach to community groups, member will help create relevant and sustainable programs that strengthen and increase volunteer engagement on public lands, including but not limited to lands managed by the bureaus of the Department of the Interior. This position requires work in both indoor and outdoor settings, with occasional demands for moderately strenuous activities. Member will attend Conservation Corps AmeriCorps training sessions, site visits, orientations and workshops, as well as plan and implement training days with other Conservation Corps programs...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Minneapolis, MN

 

AmeriCorps Transition Specialist
Heart of Oregon Corps
Posted 5/1/2015
Deadline 6/1/2015. Position begins 8/7/2015
The AmeriCorps Transition Specialist is an AmeriCorps member who will complete 1700 hours of service over 9 months (Aug-May). Under the direction of the Program Director, the Transition Specialist will train young adults to ensure they are able to gain and maintain employment or post-secondary placements when they complete their AmeriCorps term of service. The Transition Specialist will teach career planning classes and develop career readiness portfolios and transition plans for young adults, ages 17-24. She/he will also complete job assessments for part-time corpsmembers and track member development and training opportunities. She/he will also train and serve with corpsmembers and volunteers at public land stewardship projects, community events, festivals, and meetings, and help recruit and support volunteers...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: Bend, OR

 

Writer
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 4/30/2015
Part-time position for May and June 2015 (possibility of becoming full-time in July)
Duluth, MN based non-profit is looking for a writer.  Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps is a bold new organization combining young adult development in preservation trades and historic preservation of structures and landscapes. Northern Bedrock is looking for a prolific and talented content creator to write, edit and produce various types of reports, press releases, grants and web-based grist. This role requires a high level of creativity, attention to detail and project management skills. This is a new organization, there is a lot to do, and we need a hard worker. We appreciate humor, artsy and a creative sense of adventure. This is a part-time position for May and June, with possibility for going full-time in July. Hourly wage is dependent on skills and experience. Approximately $15 to $20/hr for 20hours/week. Start ASAP. Prefer someone based in Duluth, but will consider other locations. This is an opportunity to become part of a small team, building a historic preservation corps that will over time affect thousands of lives and historic structures. To apply, please submit a copy or your resume and cover letter to rolf@rolfhagberg.com....click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: based out of Duluth, MN (other locations will be considered)

 

Program Director (AmeriCorps Program)
The Conservation Trust for North Carolina (affiliated with Vermont Youth Conservation Corps)
Posted 4/30/2015
Deadline 5/20/2015
The Conservation Trust for North Carolina (based in Raleigh, NC) is looking for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented program director to take over management of the AmeriCorps program, Project GEOS (Growing Environmental Opportunities through Service). Project GEOS aims to expand opportunities for environmental education, build community partnerships, and connect people to the outdoors. The AmeriCorps program director is responsible for providing strategic vision and leadership for the program as well as managing all aspects of program design and operation. You can learn more about Project GEOS at our website,  http://projectgeos.blogspot.com. Applicants can view a detailed position description and can apply online here: http://ht-jobs.net/LYEBVBU (Please ignore the request for transcripts and citizenship documentation; we're working to get those removed. Applicants do NOT need to submit transcripts or citizenship documentation in order to apply.)
Location: Raleigh, NC

 

Natural Resources Crew Supervisor
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/30/2015
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. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned. 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, CA

 

Community Education and Special Events Associate
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/30/2015
Conservation Corps North Bay (CCNB) operates an extensive recycling collection program that is vital to agencies that manage Marin and Sonoma county parks, businesses and schools. Over 300,000 pounds of recyclable material is collected each year from over 900 collection points around the North Bay. CCNB’s corpsmembers also conduct outreach and education to thousands of students, businesses, and community volunteers about recycling, waste diversion and environmental stewardship. Under the direction of the Community Education and Events Coordinator, the Community Education and Events Intern will assist with collection duties at special events and engage with the public to educate them about recycling. The Community Education and Events Intern will help assist with developing, and conducting education outreach within the communities of Marin and Sonoma Counties.  This includes visits to classrooms, special events, and assisting with the designing and distribution of marketing materials. Duties also include; assisting with creating, implementing and leading hands-on recycling at schools and events. Other job duties also include conducting waste audits with schools, events, and other partners and using collected data to create waste reports and assisting partners in reaching zero waste goals. Additionally the Community Education and Events Intern will also assist with managing CCNB’s social media channels and online outreach efforts. 
Location: Novato, CA

 

NYC & NJ Community Conservation Crew Leaders
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 4/28/2015
Mandatory paid Crew Leader training 6/17/15 - 6/27/15. Program runs 7/6/15 - 8/16/15
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire New York City and New Jersey high school students for the 2015 Community programs. Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 10 students, ages 15-19, while completing various conservation and disaster recovery service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include a range of activities such as: trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties and urban agriculture.  All programs run for six weeks at a time. In addition, leaders will facilitate pre- and post- program planning, which includes crew training, environmental education and reporting...click the link above for full position description and to apply. 
Location: New York, NY

 

Nevada Conservation Corps - Crew Supervisor
Great Basin Institute
Posted 4/23/2015
Position runs 5/4/2015 - TBD
Challenge yourself as a leader of a 5-person crew while conducting critical conservation work in some of the Southwest’s most beautiful areas. Participate in our summer and Fall program based out of Reno, NV or year-round program out of Las Vegas, NV.  Work from the mountains of Nevada to the vast landscapes of the Great Basin and Mohave Deserts. The NCC is looking for experienced crew supervisors to tackle day-to-day responsibilities of crew life; long-term and seasonal openings are available.
Location: Reno or Las Vegas, NV

 

Nevada Conservation Corps - AmeriCorps Summer Crew Leader
Great Basin Institute
Posted 4/23/2015
Pre-service training begins 5/4/2015. Position runs until 8/17/2015
Challenge yourself as a leader of a 5-person crew while conducting critical conservation work in some of the Southwest’s most beautiful areas. Serve from the mountains of Nevada to the vast landscapes of the Great Basin and Mohave Deserts. The NCC is looking for experienced Crew Leaders to tackle day-to-day responsibilities of crew life. You will lead four AmeriCorps Crew Members while building trail, running chainsaws, or performing other restoration projects on public lands in some of Nevada’s most beautiful locales. You will coordinate with agency partners and collaborate with peers to see that project goals are accomplished safely and efficiently. Based on your specific project you will be camped in the field with your crew on either 4-day or 8-day “tours” often in primitive and remote locations and will responsible for facilitating a healthy and cohesive community within your crew. Different than any other professional experience you could imagine, being a Crew Leader with the NCC is a full-time commitment where you will always be a resource to the members serving with you both while on service project sites or back at camp after a long day. Both preparing for and leading a crew requires unwavering dedication, and a willingness to put the needs of others first.  The successful applicant will demonstrate dependability, excellent judgment, and high standards. We are looking for an individual who will lead by example and be a role model for the members who join our program. Though this position is challenging, the rewards are abundant; and the bonds forged with your crew, peers and with the outdoors will last a lifetime.
Location: Reno, NV

 

Restoring Relations Youth Corps Crew Leader
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 4/22/2015
Position runs 6/1/2015 - 8/28/2015
Conservation Corps Minnesota is hiring for Restoring Relations Youth Corps Crew Leader positions (ages 19-25). The Crew Leader will motivate, supervise and coordinate a crew of young people in a rigorous program of work, education and training. The Crew Leader will be responsible for maintaining consistent standards and fostering positive crew morale by facilitating teamwork among youth participants. The position seeks applicants who are members of Native American Tribes, or identify as American Indian/Native American. This is a full-time, 3-month AmeriCorps position. Members will earn a monthly stipend and a post-service AmeriCorps education award that can be used for school or to pay off qualified student loans. Working in teams of two, crew leaders will educate, train and lead youth members (ages 15-18) on natural resource conservation projects such as trail construction and maintenance, boardwalk building, planting, campsite development and invasive species removal. Leaders will coordinate daily service projects, ensure safety practices are followed on service site and provide feedback to fellow members to foster growth and skill development. Leaders will facilitate educational and recreational activities during spike trips, after workdays and on weekends. Crew leaders will strive to develop cohesion within the crew, maintaining crew morale and ethic of service while leading, teaching, mentoring and learning in a way that supports American Indian culture and values. In this way, leaders will help youth participants make connections between service project goals and indigenous values.  
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota

 

 

Website and Social Media Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 4/15/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 5/15/2016
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is accepting applications for an AmeriCorps Website and Social Media Corpsmember (ages 18-25). Member will serve in a single-placement setting at the University of Minnesota and will work with the US Fish and Wildlife Service, providing communication and outreach assistance to raise public awareness of the Monarch Joint Venture initiative. Service activities will include creating and implementing strategic social media campaigns, writing blog posts, press releases and magazine articles, and assisting with website content updates and other program development as needed. Position is a full-time AmeriCorps service opportunity...click the link above for full position description
Location: Saint Paul, MN

 

Natural Resource Crew Seasonal Corpsmember
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/15/2015
Position runs 4/22/2015 - 8/31/2015
Conservation Corps North Bay (CCNB) was the first local conservation corps in the country, founded in 1982. Throughout the years, corpsmembers at CCNB have built and maintained miles of trails, removed tons of non-native and fire-hazard vegetation, cleared creeks of obstructions for flood control, and restored riparian and terrestrial habitats throughout Marin & Sonoma Counties. Working with agencies such as the Marin Municipal Water District, Marin County Open Space District, Point Reyes National Seashore and many others, corpsmembers work to keep Marin’s wild lands accessible, safe and beautiful. Projects range from a single day to several weeks in length and offer the opportunity for training in hand and power tool use, plant identification and general job training. Corpsmember general responsibilities include: working cooperatively with a diverse group of people; reporting daily to a crew supervisor and carrying out all assigned tasks; participating in both the field work and education aspects of the program; doing physical and strenuous work in all kinds of weather and other outdoor conditions...click the link above for full position description and application details.  
Location: Marin County, CA

 

Community Recycling Crew Temporary Staff Driver
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/15/2015
This is a temporary, seasonal position
Conservation Corps North Bay operates an extensive recycling collection program that is vital to agencies that manage Marin and Sonoma county parks, businesses and schools. Over 300,000 pounds of recyclable material is collected each year from over 900 collection points around the North Bay. CCNB’s corpsmembers also conduct outreach and education to thousands of students, businesses, and community volunteers about recycling, waste diversion and environmental stewardship. The Community Recycling Crew (CRC) Staff Driver is responsible for completing all daily tasks associated with recycling collections at each site, assisting in bin construction, and providing appropriate vehicle maintenance reports. The CRC Staff Driver ensures that corpsmembers exhibit professional behavior and conduct safe work practices, documenting and reporting behavior issues to the CRC Supervisor. S/he will also perform collection duties at over a dozen special events where they engage with the public to educate them about recycling. Some of these events will require the CRC Staff Driver to work weekend days. The CRC Temporary Staff Driver reports to the CRC Supervisor. This position is perfect for someone looking for an entry level position in the environmental or natural resource conservation field, working with young adults, or working in the non-profit sector.
Location: Novato, CA or Cotati, CA

 

Accountant
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/13/2015
The Finance Department of Conservation Corps North Bay maintains a high standard of integrity, generating high-quality financial data to support the critical decision-making of the senior management and Board of Directors of the organization. The role of the Finance Department is to safeguard resources, manage them correctly, and communicate clearly, on-time and transparently on their allocation. Each member of the Finance team, therefore, is expected to work to this very standard of excellence, inquiry and integrity. The Accountant is responsible for Accounts Payable, Fee for Service contract files, including generation of invoices, and maintenance of various worksheets essential to tracking attendance and job costing. The Accountant uses MIP Sage Accounting Software and acts as a support to the Finance Manager and Chief Operating Officer as needed...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: San Rafael, CA

 

Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps Crew Leader
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/13/2015
Position runs 6/1/2015 - 8/11/2015
In the Sonoma County Youth Ecology Corps (SCYEC), youth participants will work in crews to complete quality projects which benefit the community and receive instruction on environmental stewardship. Participation in SCYEC will lead youth to a sense of accomplishment, instill strong work ethic, encourage the return to school, increase and/or reinforce the youth participants’ awareness between educational and vocational skills acquisition, and enhance the future employability of youth participating in the program. Youth will work on a variety of exciting project activities that will improve both their work ethic and employment skills as well as the essential ecological functions that our natural environment needs to sustain for future generations. The program consists of one 8 week session engaging youth in recycling, habitat restoration and community service projects throughout Sonoma County. For the summer 2015, the program will operate with SCYEC Crew Leaders leading teams of 8 participants between the ages of 14 and 24 (teams will be grouped by age). The SCYEC Crew Leader works under the direction of the SCYEC Field Supervisor providing daily supervision to 8 crew members, planning daily logistics, leading environmental projects, transporting the crew using a 12-passenger van and ensuring project quality. The Crew Leader will be responsible for providing a safe environment, enforcing program rules, providing performance evaluations, conducting disciplinary procedures, and facilitating personal development...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Cotati, CA

 

Marin Youth Ecology Corps Crew Supervisor
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/13/2015
Position runs 6/1/2015 - 8/11/2015
In the Marin Youth Ecology Corps (MYEC), youth participants will work in crews to complete quality projects which benefit the community and receive instruction on environmental stewardship. Participation in MYEC will lead youth to a sense of accomplishment, instill strong work ethic, encourage the return to school, increase and/or reinforce the youth participants’ awareness between educational and vocational skills acquisition, and enhance the future employability of youth participating in the program. Youth will work on a variety of exciting project activities that will improve both their work ethic and employment skills as well as the essential ecological functions that our natural environment needs to sustain for future generations. The program consists of one 8 week session engaging youth in recycling, habitat restoration and community service projects throughout Marin County. The MYEC Crew Supervisor works providing daily supervision to 8-10 crew members, planning daily logistics, leading environmental projects, transporting the crew using a 12-passenger van and ensuring project quality. The Crew Supervisor will be responsible for providing a safe environment, enforcing program rules, providing performance evaluations, conducting disciplinary procedures, and facilitating personal development...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: San Rafael, CA

 

Napa Youth Ecology Corps Crew Supervisor 
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 4/13/2015
Position runs 6/1/2015 - 8/11/2015
In the Napa Youth Ecology Corps (NYEC), youth participants will work in crews to complete quality projects which benefit the community and receive instruction on environmental stewardship. Participation in NYEC will lead youth to a sense of accomplishment, instill strong work ethic, encourage the return to school, increase and/or reinforce the youth participants’ awareness between educational and vocational skills acquisition, and enhance the future employability of youth participating in the program. Youth will work on a variety of exciting project activities that will improve both their work ethic and employment skills as well as the essential ecological functions that our natural environment needs to sustain for future generations. The program consists of one 8 week session engaging youth in recycling, habitat restoration and community service projects throughout Napa County. The NYEC Crew Supervisor works providing daily supervision to 8-10 crew members, planning daily logistics, leading environmental projects, transporting the crew using a 12-passenger van and ensuring project quality. The Crew Supervisor will be responsible for providing a safe environment, enforcing program rules, providing performance evaluations, conducting disciplinary procedures, and facilitating personal development...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Napa, CA
 

 

BLM Direct Hire Authority Research Assistant Internship Program (21 available positions)
ACE - American Conservation Experience
Posted 4/7/2015
A Direct-Hire Authority (DHA) internship is perhaps the most effective tool currently available to agencies seeking to expedite the hiring of qualified people in positions that must be filled quickly. It is a competitive and rigorous project based internship. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and ACE EPIC are looking to engage the next generation of conservation stewards. The program will raise awareness of our national parks and historic sites, their accessibility and the need for the community’s involvement in their preservation. By exposing interns to renewable and non-renewable land management careers and techniques within BLM, they will enhance employment options and career training opportunities. This partnership will address a fundamental component of ACE’s mission, and a critical need for recruitment and retention within the BLM. Through this program, ACE and BLM are looking to find the best talent from every background, providing the best chance at success for the partner and the intern. The target participants for the program are current college students or recent college graduates. Not only will ACE look to traditionally under-served populations such as African, Hispanic, and Native Americans, but will also focus on Women applicants in an attempt to find the best group of qualified applicants. This program will look to partner with a variety of national universities and colleges that have healthy populations of diverse students to help usher candidates into careers as land stewards with BLM. The advanced and varied skillsets represented in this program represent an ideal opportunity to train current or recently graduated students from all walks of life, and to provide on-the-ground experience required to launch careers in their fields.
Location: various

 

Washita NWR: Biological Technician Internship
ACE - American Conservation Experience
Posted 4/7/2015
Position runs 4/20/2015 - 11/16/2015
American Conservation Experience, a Nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking one biological intern to dedicate 30 weeks to conduct invasive plant control, monitoring, and research at the Washita National Wildlife Refuges in the Oklahoma panhandle. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic young professionals with a deep interest in advancing their career goals in natural resources and/or vegetation management on our public lands. The purpose of the internship is to perform a variety of biological technical duties in support of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (USFWS) field projects pertaining to invasive species control/eradication...click the link above for full position description and application details.
Location: Washita National Wildlife Refuge - Butler, OK 

 

Tishomingo NWR: Biological Technician Internship
ACE - American Conservation Experience
Posted 4/7/2015
Position runs 4/20/2015 - 11/30/2015
American Conservation Experience, a Nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking one biological technician intern to dedicate 32 weeks to conduct invasive plant control, monitoring, and research at the Tishomingo National Wildlife Refuge in south central Oklahoma. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic young professionals with a deep interest in advancing their career goals in natural resources and/or vegetation management on our public lands. The purpose of the internship is to perform a variety of biological technical duties in support of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (USFWS) field projects pertaining to invasive species control/eradication...click the link above for full position description and application details.  
Location: Tishomingo National Wildlife Regufe, Oklahoma

 

Attwater Prairie Chicken NWR: Biological Technician Internship
ACE - American Conservation Experience
Posted 4/7/2015
Position starts June 1, 2015. Runs through November 2015 or July 9 depending on length of term.
American Conservation Experience, a Nonprofit Conservation Corps, in partnership with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is seeking two biological technician interns to conduct invasive plant control, monitoring, and research at Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge in southeast Texas. This opportunity is intended for enthusiastic young professionals with a deep interest in advancing their career goals in natural resources and/or vegetation management on our public lands. The purpose of the internship is to perform a variety of biological technical duties in support of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (USFWS) field projects pertaining to invasive species control/eradication...click the link above for full position description and application details.   
Location: Attwater Prairie Chicken National Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma

 

Field Assistant 
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 4/7/2015
Deadline 4/20/2015. Position runs 5/4/2015 - 12/18/2015
Arizona Conservation Corps’ Tucson office seeks a qualified individual for the role of Field Assistant to the Traditional and Veteran Fire Corps crews. The Field Assistant’s duty is to offer support to the field crews operating throughout Arizona, New Mexico and elsewhere. They will be a technical advisor and consultant, fill logistical needs for projects and crews, aid in trainings and orientations, and assist in rig-up and de-rig operations. Additionally they will be expected to ensure organizational integrity throughout programming and respond to behavioral, disciplinary and emergency situations as needed. The Field Assistant will not directly supervise members or leaders but they will be an important part of the field leadership and will be responsible for upholding AZCC and Conservation Legacy standards at all levels. A minimal amount of time will be dedicated to Tucson-based office tasks, but candidates should expect to spend the majority of their time in the field for extended periods of time. The Field Assistant will be supervised by the Program Director, and together they will identify needs, priorities, and schedule based on crew operations.
Location: Tucson, AZ

 

2015 Invasive Species Strike Team Leader
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 4/7/2015
Deadline 5/1/2015. Position runs 6/1/2015 - 12/18/2015 (6 months)
The Colorado BLM- Tres Rios (TR) field office, in collaboration with the Dolores River Restoration Partnership (http://ocs.fortlewis.edu/drrp/) is advertising for an invasive species Strike Team crew leader.  The DRRP is in year 6 of an ambitious effort to treat invasives along 175 miles of the river corridor.  The leader will manage a two-person strike team to address follow up riparian restoration needs through monitoring and treatment activities.   Applicants will need a valid, clean drivers license.  Housing is not provided. The Team Leader will typically work four, 10 hour days per week.  In general the first month of this position will entail working closely with a BLM seasonal to learn or review the hands-on details of herbicide application.  The leader will study for and receive Colorado State Pesticide Applicator License through this period (expenses covered).   The leader will shift projects in mid-July to train and complete approximately 2 months of “Rapid Monitoring” throughout the Dolores river watershed at multiple treatment sites with one intern. Following Rapid Monitoring, a second intern will join the team and project work will transition to significant treatment of herbaceous weeds and tamarisk retreatment at multiple sites in the TR field office...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: Dolores, CO region (southwestern corner of the state)

 

Summer Youth Crew Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 4/2/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/15/2015
Youth Crew Leaders are responsible for leading 4 youth crew members (ages 16-18) in conservation project work and are assisted by an Assistant Crew Leader.  In addition to project work, the crew leader facilitates weekly educational and recreational activities with the youth.  For many of the members, this is their first job and an introduction to the conservation field.  UCC is seeking applicants with previous experience in conservation field work, demonstrated leadership skills, and an interest in youth development. The full job announcement can be found in the PDF link above.  Note: Spanish speaking ability is a desired qualification, NOT REQUIRED. To apply, complete our online application found at http://www.usu.edu/ucc/htm/join-ucc/online-application. Contact Lindsay Thalacker, UCC Recruitment Coordinator at lindsay.thalacker@usu.edu with questions.
Location: 1 position based out of Salt Lake City, UT. 1 position based out of Logan, UT

 

Summer Assistant Youth Crew Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 4/2/2015
Position runs 5/18/2015 - 8/15/2015
Assistant Youth Crew Leaders work alongside the Crew Leader and are responsible for assisting in leading 4 youth crew members (ages 16-18) in conservation project work and helping to facilitate weekly educational and recreational activities.  For many of the members, this is their first job and an introduction to the conservation field.  UCC is seeking applicants with previous experience in conservation field work, a desire to gain leadership experience, and interest in youth development. The full job announcement can be found in the PDF link above. Note: Spanish speaking ability is a desired qualification, NOT REQUIRED. To apply, complete our online application found at http://www.usu.edu/ucc/htm/join-ucc/online-application. Contact Lindsay Thalacker, UCC Recruitment Coordinator at lindsay.thalacker@usu.edu with questions.
Location: 1 position based out of Salt Lake City, UT. 1 position based out of Logan, UT

 

Supervisor - Water Conservation
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 4/2/2015
This position is based in Denver and leads the Water Conservation Program for MHYC's Denver Site. Essential functions include: providing consistent, proactive supervision for the Water Conservation project in accordance to agency guidelines, agreements and approved budgets; supporting the Outreach and Recruitment staff in the successful hiring and training of all Corpsmembers; implementing a standardized orientation and training for Crew Leaders and Corpsmembers; promoting agency mission in all activities...click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: based out of Denver, CO

 

 

Team Lead: Cumberland Gap Nat'l Historic Park Natural Resource Management Internship
ACE - American Conservation Experience
Posted 3/25/2015
Start date ASAP (52-week long position from start date)
The ACE Natural Resource Management (Team Lead) Intern will assist the Park's Resource Management staff in accomplishing a variety of tasks.  The intern will spend the majority of their time in the field leading a small team and performing physically demanding tasks. Approximately 75 - 80% of the fieldwork will be either Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA - an invasive insect) control or exotic plant control - though opportunities exist for cross discipline project exposure. In order to perform Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (HWA) control, the ACE Intern must be willing to camp in the backcountry for up to four nights at a time (sometimes two-to-three times a month). This work is performed off-trail and requires bushwhacking through rhododendron, mountain laurel, and greenbriar up-and-down steep slopes, crossing streams, carrying 2.5 gallon containers of insecticide, measuring trees, applying treatment at the base of the tree, marking treated tree, and moving onto the next tree. This conservation field work is rewarding but very physically demanding...Click the link above for full position description. For more information and to apply, visit the ACE website.
Location: Cumberland Gap Nat'l Historic Park (near Middlesboro, KY)

  

 

Bay Area Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 3/6/2015
Program runs for a 5 - 6 week period, roughly between 7/6/2015 - 8/30/2015
The Student Conservation Assocaiton (SCA), a nonprofit environmental youth organization, seeks qualified individuals to lead youth crews in the SCA Bay Area Community Crew Program over a 5-6 week period of time in summer 2015. There are positions available for East Bay Regional Parks, San Mateo County parks, Golden Gate National Recreational Area, and USFS Vallejo. Applications are being accepted NOW! ... click the link above for full position description and application details. 
Location: Bay Area, California 
  

 

Philadelphia/Camden Conservation Crew Leaders
SCA - The Student Conservation Association
Posted 3/3/2015
Program runs 7/6/2015 - 8/14/2015 (plus mandatory 10-day training in June 2015)
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire youth crews in the Community Crew Program working in Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ, over an 8 week period of time in the summer of 2015. Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 6 to 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 trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties or to urban agriculture...click the link above for full position description and application details.  

Location: Greater Philadelphia

    

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

 

Detroit Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA - The Student Conservation Corps
Posted 2/19/2015
Program dates are Monday, July 6th - Friday, August 14th. All Crew Leaders must attend a mandatory, all expenses paid, residential training in June (exact dates TBA).
The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students ages 15-18 for the Detroit Summer Conservation Crew Program. You can make a difference this summer by being a part of a program that promotes youth leadership development and environmental stewardship! The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is a dynamic, nonprofit national organization that encourages and supports youth in service to the environment.  The SCA is currently accepting applications for Crew Leader positions for our 2015 Detroit Conservation Leadership Corps Summer Program. Responsibilities: Crew Leaders co-lead, mentor and facilitate a crew of 10 Detroit youth, ages 15-18, working collaboratively on various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship.  Projects include trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, neighborhood green space revitalization and urban agriculture. In addition, Crew Leaders will facilitate pre and post-program planning which includes crew training, environmental education and comprehensive reporting...click the link above for full position description.
Location: Detroit, MI

 

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

 


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)