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Executive Assistant
The Corps Network
Posted 11/9/17
Deadline 11/27/17
Job Purpose: To support the President/CEO and COO, with a particular focus on managing schedules, correspondence and meeting preparation, and to provide office management support to The Corps Network. To Apply: Please send a short cover letter and resume to jobs@corpsnetwork.org
Location: Washington, DC

 


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Peace Corps


Calling all Corpsmembers- 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.
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At Corps & Affiliate Members.

 

New Hampshire Corps Project Leader
SCA
Posted 11/17/17 
Program Dates: April 16 - Ocotober 26, 2018
The SCA NH Corps Project Leader plays a crucial role in the success of the conservation program, working closely with the Conservation Coordinator to train, supervise, and support 3 field crews of corps members completing habitat restoration, resource protection, and trail projects throughout New Hampshire.  SCA NH Corps crews use traditional trail skills, restoration techniques, carpentry skills, and physical labor to complete an array of projects while camping on 11 day hitches.  Typical projects include trail construction & maintenance, carpentry, bridge construction, invasive vegetation removal, and habitat restoration.  The program works in partnership with New Hampshire State Parks and the Corporation for National and Community Service (AmeriCorps). The Project Leader is largely a field based position spending approximately 80% of time traveling during the Conservation Service Season to project sites.   
Location: Bear Brook State Park, Allenstown, New Hampshire


Field Team Leader
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 11/17/17 
Deadline: December 22, 2017
In the spring, Team Leaders will participate in leadership skills development, covering essential hard and soft skills, and will complete conservation projects as part of a team of Team Leader-trainees. Once the field season starts, the Team Leader will provide direct leadership, mentorship, and teaching for an MCC field team during the summer and fall field seasons. 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 to participate in community activities, including meal prep, water collection and treatment, followed by a family style dinner. The Team Leader position requires mentorship, patience, technical aptitude, focus on efficiency, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. Team Leaders are ultimately responsible for successes and short-comings of the team. Maine Conservation Corps Team Leaders perform many roles, and are the key to our program’s success. The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with the opportunity for enormous rewards.
Location: Augusta, ME 
 

Trail Training Member
Maine Conservation Corps
Posted 11/17/17
Deadline: December 22, 2017
Maine Conservation Corps (MCC) is dedicated to accomplishing outdoor recreation and conservation projects for the public, promoting and managing volunteer opportunities, providing conservation education, building self-esteem and leadership, strengthening the future employability of members, while raising the aspirations of members and volunteers. Trail Training members are 300 hour AmeriCorps members that will attend MCC’s 13 week Trail Training Program, which upon successful completion will qualify them to lead a MCC field team. Members will participate in training for hard and soft skills associated with creating and rehabilitating sustainable trails, as well as mentoring field team members. (Training February 20 - May 18, 2018)
Location: Augusta, ME
 

Development Director
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 11/16/17
Deadline 11/29/17
Ideal candidates are passionate about using their talents to continue to build and maintain this successful start-up organization. As a member of the Executive Team, this position will work collaboratively to achieve the mission and goals, inform planning and budgeting, and align development and marketing activities with organizational priorities. Qualified candidates have experience writing to motivate, inspire and engage potential supporters to act. The position requires strong organizational and networking skills, the ability to work on various projects simultaneously, and a strong eye for detail.
The Director identifies prospective grant opportunities, submits compelling proposals and manages received grants. The Development Director is responsible for identifying, cultivating and soliciting new funders. This position develops and implements the individual giving plan, and creates organizational fundraising strategies. The Development Director is also responsible for the creation of marketing and communication plans and provides content and direction for traditional and online media. Candidates will have a strong background in communications, including website management and social media. The Development Director reports to the Executive Director and collaborates with Northern Bedrock management team.
Location: Duluth, MN

 

Idaho Corps Project Leader
SCA
Posted 11/16/17
Program runs April - October 2018
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults in Corps programs across the country. Project Leaders are an integral part of the success of our teams and they will be expected to strive for proactive communication, create a culture of growth, and professionally represent themselves and SCA.  The Project Leader position is filled with a diversity of tasks and responsibilities and offers a great opportunity to highly motivated candidates who are looking for an engaging and challenging atmosphere. 
Location: Idaho

           

Alaska Corps Project Leader
SCA
Posted 11/16/17
Program runs April - September 2018
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire a team of 5 young adult participants in the completion of conservation projects throughout the state of Alaska.  Typical projects include trail maintenance and construction, exotic plant management, fuels reduction and habitat restoration. Teams will live and work together for the entire season and have the opportunity to build a small community.  Project Leaders are an integral part of the success of our teams and they will be expected to strive for proactive communication, create a culture of growth, and professionally represent themselves and SCA.  The Project Leader position is filled with a diversity of tasks and responsibilities and offers a great opportunity to highly motivated candidates who are looking for an engaging and challenging atmosphere.      
Location: various locations in Alaska

 

Field Crew Leader
Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks
Posted 11/16/17
Start Date November 28th (flexible) 
Texas Conservation Corps is recruiting one more Crew Leader to lead a Field Crew for 2018. The term would end November 16th, 2018 - due to this crew season being split into two six month crews, we're willing to have the Crew Leader term be six month with an end date of June 22nd. 
Leaders will co-lead a 10 person crew through conservation projects. Crews will typically work a 10 days on and 4 days off schedule: leaving on a Monday, and coming back the following Wednesday. At the beginning of the week, the crew will go grocery shopping and purchase food with a budget provided by TxCC. The crews will then work, camp, eat, and live together until the end of their 10 day work cycle. For local project site’s, crews will work a regular 8-5pm, Monday-Friday schedule. During projects, the crews will get to and from their project sites using our vehicles, driven by the crew leaders. Stipend: $1,500 / month
Location: Austin, TX

 

Program Coordinator
Southeast Conservation Corps
Posted 11/13/17
Position open untill filled (preferred start date Mid-December 2017; negotiable)
Program Coordinator primary responsibilities are to recruit and select leaders for all programs; to participate in the planning and execution of all leader and member trainings; to coordinate communication between the field and office staff, as well as supporting and mentoring all field staff; to ensure crews are both supported and prepared to maintain safety, program integrity, and quality projects in the field by providing pre-field and in-field guidance; to support crews during orientation, rig-up, de-rig days and during events such as all corps, graduations and trainings; to participate in crew leader work/education days throughout the season; to helping with logistics as needed such as facility general repairs, inventory and maintenance of food shed, tools, saw and gear sheds as well as vehicles; to participate in staff meetings both at home base and with other Conservation Legacy programs.
Both office and field operations are required by this position. This position is dynamic and comfortability and flexibility with an ever-shifting work schedule is a must! The position consists of around 40% fieldwork to 60% office work. To Apply: Send Cover letter and resume brenna@conservationlegacy.org
Location: Chattanooga, TN

 

Natural Resources Crew (NRC) Coordinator - Marin 
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 11/9/17
Position open until filled
The NRC Coordinator (Marin) oversees the implementation and supervision of the Marin Natural Resources Program. This position supervises crew supervisors working on a wide variety of conservation projects with crews of 18 to 30-year old Corpsmembers, many of whom are from underserved communities or are youth at risk. In conjunction with the Natural Resources Director and Natural Resources Manager, the Coordinator works closely with sponsors to complete and ensure the quality of all projects. The NRC Coordinator works closely with other CCNB staff to ensure that safety, training, and quality follow best practices and are up to date across all sites and projects. To apply: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org and include “NRC Coordinator” in the subject line. You can also fax your cover letter and resume to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter.       
Location: San Rafael, CA

 

Crew Leader Development Program
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 11/9/17
Program Dates: Early April - Late November 2018
Open until filled
The AmeriCorps (A*C) Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP) is a two phase program. The first phase focuses on orientation, training and development, the second phase focuses on implementation and continued leadership development. The AmeriCorps CLDP provides young adults the opportunity to develop outdoor conservation and leadership skills; participants will be exposed to a variety of conservation projects, leadership experiences, and service opportunities on public lands and in local communities throughout the Southwest region of Colorado. Basic program structure will include:

  • 8-weeks of crew leader training with experienced SCC crew leaders. Trainings will include: Introduction to SCC mission, staff, and culture.  SCC policies and procedures, risk management, managing crew dynamics, front country and backcountry outdoor living, Leave No Trace, Forest Service Recognized S-212 Chainsaw Training, technical trail skills, project management, partner relations, logistics and Wilderness Medicine (WFR).
  • Co-leading adult conservation crews (trail, saw, etc.) during the Summer and Fall. While co-leading, members will be responsible for project management, as well as the care and well-being of a 6-8 member crew completing conservation projects on public lands, such as trail restoration, native planting, habitat rehabilitation, invasive species removal, chainsaw, or various public recreational facility improvements. Crew leaders in development are responsible for the physical and emotional well-being of the crew in the absence of their co-leader.

Location: Durango or Salida, CO

 

Youth Crew Leader Development Program
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 11/9/17
Program Dates: Early April - Late November 2018
Open until filled
The AmeriCorps (A*C)Youth Crew Leader Development Program (CLDP) is a two phase program. The first phase focuses on orientation, training and development, the second phase focuses on implementation and continued leadership development. The AmeriCorps CLDP provides young adults the opportunity to develop outdoor conservation and leadership skills; participants will be exposed to a variety of conservation projects, leadership experiences, and service opportunities on public lands and in local communities throughout the Southwest region of Colorado. Basic program structure will include:

  • 8-weeks of crew leader training with experienced SCC crew leaders. Trainings will include: Introduction to SCC mission, staff, and culture, SCC policies and procedures, risk management, managing crew dynamics, front country and backcountry outdoor living, Leave No Trace, Forest Service Recognized S-212 Chainsaw Training, technical trail skills, project management, partner relations, logistics and Wilderness Medicine (WFR) and a youth specific Training...click link above for full position description.

Location: Durango, CO

 

Field Coordinator
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 11/7/17
Term Dates: January 29 – November 16, 2018
The UCC Field Coordinator is a full-time, 42-week position responsible for providing direct leadership and support to UCC field crews and working as part of the UCC field staff team to provide seasonal trainings and logistical coordination.  The Field Coordinator is an integral member of UCC field operations, ensuring that UCC crews are adequately trained and prepared to perform high quality conservation service in a positive, safe, and productive environment...click link above for full description and application instructions. 
Location: Positions available based in Logan, Moab, and Cedar City, UT. Frequent travel to project sites throughout the region.

 

Crew Leader - Veterans Trail Crew 
Wyoming Conservation Corps
Posted 11/2/17
Position runs January - August 2018
NOW HIRING MILITARY VETERANS - The Wyoming Trail Crew (WTC) is a collaborative program focused on the design, creation, and maintenance of diverse trail systems on the public lands of Wyoming. The crew will function in an eight person teams across the state working on trail construction and maintenance projects for 10 days at a time. The veteran crew will camp out next to the projects they are working on, perform as a team, meet potential future employers, work long hours, eat bacon and eggs every morning, and work and live in Wyoming’s wonderful public land. For more information please contact Jim Fried, Jfried@uwyo.edu, 314-974-5537.
Location: Wyoming

 

AmeriCorps Crew Leader
Wyoming Conservation Corps
Posted 11/2/17
Deadline 11/27/17
The Crew Leader role is an AmeriCorps position. Leaders will co-lead a crew of 6 members on ten-day, labor-intensive conservation projects around the state of Wyoming, living and working outdoors. Leaders will report to and take direction from the Program Coordinators. Activities will include, but are not limited to, project coordination with land management agency sponsors, camping, cooking, recreation, environmental education, and group learning programs. Leaders will also participate in WCC member recruitment, equipment purchasing and maintenance, and program evaluation. Crew Leaders are responsible for documentation of crew activities and for the physical and emotional well-being of the crew. Crew Leaders are required to fulfill an hourly commitment each week and one weekend per month during the spring semester. This will include the upper-division WCC Leadership for Natural Resource Management class in which leaders will be enrolled through the Environment and Natural Resources program. Crew Leaders will participate in some volunteer recruitment activities as well as a variety of other trainings. Schedule for completion of hours will be flexible. Submit WCC application, references, cover letter, and resume to: wcc@uwyo.edu.
Location: Wyoming

 

SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps Project Leader
SCA 
Posted 11/1/17
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of youth conservation volunteers, has an exciting opportunity in our Program Department. America’s #1 youth conservation service organization seeks a full-time, year round Project Leader in our Hawley, MA office. SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps is a residential corps program based in western Massachusetts with corps members serving statewide. The program goal is to provide Environmental Education, Conservation Service, Community Outreach, and Corps Member Development. The program consists of 4 full time staff, and a total of 26 AmeriCorps members that provide over 30,000 hours of service to the people and lands of Massachusetts. The SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps Project Leader plays a crucial role in the success of the corps program. It is a dynamic position, combining field support, program logistics, and kitchen manager all in to one role. In the fall and winter, the Project Leader will coordinate a kitchen that will regularly feed 20+ people, they will also manage the recruitment of (8) 5 month members. During the spring and summer, the Project Leader will work hand in glove with the Conservation Coordinator working together to provide field support in the form of technical and leadership guidance. Year round, the Project Leader will be responsible for managing the facility, program vehicles, and other tasks as assigned by the Conservation Coordinator. Onsite housing is available.
Location: based in Hawley, MA

 

2018 Outreach Team Crew Leader
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 11/1/17
Position runs January - May 2018
Mile High Youth Corps is a regional, non-profit, AmeriCorps (www.americorps.gov) affiliated organization that engages youth in jobs that help the planet and provide pathways to a promising future. Corpsmembers work on conservation and environmental stewardship projects throughout the Denver Metro Area while engaging in meaningful education activities. Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models.  The Outreach Team will be comprised of six Corpsmembers (17-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire Initiative.   The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro communities of Commence City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello.   The Outreach Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, and support for GoWild projects such as local family and youth outdoor recreation experiences, field trips, and career exploration initiatives. To Apply: Email: Send resume and cover letter to Nick Broncucia at nickbr@mhyc.net (include position title in subject line).
Location: Metro Denver

 

Blackfeet Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 10/30/17
The Blackfeet Crew Leader positon is the perfect fit for someone interested in developing their leadership skills, enhancing relationships within the Blackfeet community, and positively impacting young adults and nearby ancestral lands. Leadership Training - You will participate in MCC's Leadership Development Program (LDP) but with a twist. You can expect this version to have similarities to the traditional LDP, like trails training, and saw training, but there will also be several additions to enhance your cultural competency, knowledge of tribal history, and young adult behavior management. Community Building - You will work with local community organizations, agencies, and educational institutions to build relationships within the Blackfeet community and to recruit members for the summer Blackfeet crew. This aspect of the position will be woven through the LDP. Field Work - Upon successful completion of the first two components you and your co-leader will re-locate to Browning, MT, the seat of the Blackfeet Nation, to lead nine weeks of field based projects. As a crew, you’ll work with a variety of tribal, federal and non-profit partners to complete important natural resource management, cultural, and community service projects. Project partners include the Blackfeet Nation, Glacier National Park, the US Forest Service and more. APPLY ONLINE: http://mtcorps.org/join/opportunities-for-native-americans/  
Location: Kalispell, MT

 

Logistics Coordinator
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 10/26/17
Position open until filled
The Logistics Coordinator oversees the management of CCNB’s facilities, vehicles, equipment, uniforms and tools. S/he stays abreast of the OSHA requirements and best practices for safety and oversees the development and policy surrounding facilities safety, driver training, testing and ongoing safety auditing as well as tool safety training and use protocol. The Logistics Coordinator conducts regular inspections and inventories, tracks maintenance, works with vendors to order supplies, and ensures that CCNB is getting the best price and quality. S/he also tracks long term replacement and maintenance needs and plans upcoming budgeting, projects and purchasing as needed. TO APPLY: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org and include ‘Logistics Coordinator’ in the subject line. You can also fax your cover letter and resume to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter
Location: organization based in San Rafael, CA

 

Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmember (Driver)
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 10/26/17
Position runs January - December 2018
Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive year-long program that offers leadership development and an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs.  They build critical professional skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way.  MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps. 

  • To Apply: Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”.  Or visit us in person at our headquarters 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204.                              
  • Questions? Please email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303-433-1206 ext. 221

Location: Metro Denver, CO

 

Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmember (Non-Driver)
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 10/26/17
Position runs January - December 2018
Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive year-long program that offers leadership development and an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs.  They build critical professional skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way.  MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps.  

  • To Apply: Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”.  Or visit us in person at our headquarters 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204.                              
  • Questions? Please email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303-433-1206 ext. 221

Location: Metro Denver, CO

 

GoWild Spring 2018 Outreach Team Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 10/26/17
Position runs January - May 2018
The Outreach Team will be comprised of six Corpsmembers (17-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire Initiative, which aims to connect youth and families to the outdoors. The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro Denver communities of Commerce City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello. The Outreach Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, and support for GoWild projects such as local family and youth outdoor recreation experiences, field trips, and career exploration initiatives. 

  • To Apply: Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”.  Or visit us in person at our headquarters 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204.                              
  • Questions? Please email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303-433-1206 ext. 221

​Location: Northeast Metro Denver, CO

 

AmeriCorps Field Crew Leader
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/17
Deadline 12/31/17
AmeriCorps Field Crew Leaders (ages 18-25) lead crews of 4-5 members in natural resource management projects across the Midwest. Typical projects include tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew Leaders assist with member training and development, perform equipment maintenance and help members improve technical skills. Leader serve as the primary liaison between project hosts and program staff and are responsible for the crew’s overall service performance and safety during a project. Crew Leaders also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field. This is a full-time commitment for a year-long AmeriCorps service term. The Crew Leader will receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term that may be used for education expenses or to repay qualified student loans. Early application encouraged. Applications considered as received. Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator, recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x35
Locations: multiple locations in Minnesota and Iowa. See full position description for details. 

 

AmeriCorps Field Crew Member
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/17
Deadline 12/31/17
AmeriCorps Field Crew Members (ages 18-25) receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest. Crews complete natural resource conservation projects such as tree planting, exotic species management, trail construction, stream bank stabilization, prescribed burning, wildland fire fighting and emergency response. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field. This is a full-time commitment for a year-long AmeriCorps service term. The Crew Member will receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term that may be used for education expenses or to repay qualified student loans. Early application encouraged. Applications considered as received. Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator, recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x35
Locations: multiple locations in Minnesota and Iowa. See full position description for details. 

 

2018 Department of Natural Resources (DNR) - Historic Preservation Specialist
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/17
Deadline 11/3/17
The Conservation Corps Minnesota (Corps) Historic Resources Specialist position is an AmeriCorps position based at the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources (DNR). This position serves to build the capacity of important public service work at the DNR in the Division of Parks and Trails (PAT).  Under the direct guidance of a MN DNR project advisor, this position will primarily serve to organize, arrange, preserve, and catalog an extensive collection of historic documents and materials. The Historic Resources Specialist will assist with the collections at Croft Mine Historical Park and Hill Annex Mine State Park. This position may also provide corps members with opportunities in assisting with field archeological work and natural/cultural resource planning and outreach.This is a full-time commitment for a year-long AmeriCorps service term. The Specialist will receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term that may be used for education expenses or to repay qualified student loans. Early application encouraged. Applications considered as received. Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator, recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x35
Locations: Grand Rapids, MN

 

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Crew Member and Leader
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/17
Deadline 12/31/17
AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Members and Leaders will participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resource management and forestry skills, and put those skills into practice completing work at School Forest and Community Forest sites in Minnesota. Community Forest projects involve working with project partners to complete tree plantings in 12 communities across Minnesota, mainly during the spring and fall. School Forest projects involve working with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources and other project partners to complete site renovation and training at designated School Forest sites across the state. The crew will use natural resource and forestry management techniques to improve outdoor classroom sites and provide training to site stewards, facility managers, teachers and community partners. The crew will also engage students at school forest sites by providing environment education and leading the students in service-learning projects.This is a full-time commitment for a year-long AmeriCorps service term. Projects will require frequent travel and camping and may often include weekend work. The Crew Member or Leader will receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term that may be used for education expenses or to repay qualified student loans. Early application encouraged. Applications considered as received. Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator, recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x35
Locations: Saint Paul, MN

 

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoor Crew Members and Leaders
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 10/26/17
Deadline 12/31/17
AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. In spring and fall, corpsmembers lead crews of Twin Cities’ youth participants (ages 15-18) in environmental education and community service projects after school and on Saturdays. In summer, crews complete natural resource restoration projects. Corpsmembers inspire youth, conduct community outreach and restore habitat in partnership with resource management agencies, working alongside conservation professionals. This is a full-time commitment for a year-long AmeriCorps service term. The Crew Member or Leader will receive a monthly stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term that may be used for education expenses or to repay qualified student loans. Early application encouraged. Applications considered as received. Questions? Contact Megan Zeiher, Recruitment Coordinator, recruit@conservationcorps.org or 651-209-9900 x35
Locations: Saint Paul, Minneapolis, Greater Ramsey County

 

Disaster Response Program Manager
American YouthWorks
Posted 10/18/17
Position open until filled
The Disaster Programs Manager is responsible for coordinating and supporting all aspects of the disaster response program’s operation, development, and expansion. The Disaster Programs Manager will develop and maintain project partnerships, facilitate AmeriCorps grant compliance, and support administrative needs for field operations in order to implement and maintain quality, safe, highly effective operational programming.
Location: based in Austin, TX

 

Houston Program Manager
American YoutWorks
Posted 10/18/17
Position open until filled
The Houston Program Manager is responsible for coordinating and supporting all aspects of the Houston program’s operation, development, and expansion. Program Manager will develop and maintain project partnerships, facilitate AmeriCorps grant compliance, and support administrative needs for field operations in order to implement and maintain quality, safe, highly effective operational programming.
Location: based in Houston, TX

 

Baton Rouge Program Manager
American YouthWorks
Posted 10/18/17
Position open until filled
The Baton Rouge Program Manager is responsible for coordinating and supporting all aspects of the Louisiana program’s operation, development, and expansion. Program Manager will develop and maintain project partnerships, facilitate AmeriCorps grant compliance, and support administrative needs for field operations in order to implement and maintain quality, safe, highly effective operational programming.
Location: based in Baton Rouge, LA

 

Program Services Coordinator
Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
Posted 10/18/17
Send resumes to Bob Coates (bob.coates@vycc.org) by 10/23/17
The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) has a tremendous impact on the lives of young people and in the growing number of Vermont communities where our crews work and learn. The VYCC is looking for a mission driven, dynamic, Jedi-like Program Services Coordinator to play a key role in supporting VYCC’s Farm and Conservation programs. Essential roles include admissions coordination, recruiting and AmeriCorps grants management. This
position works closely with all departments and across various staff teams to deliver VYCC’s nonprofi t work: youth development, environmental conservation, and food and nutrition programs. The ideal candidate possesses proven administrative and program support skills, has familiarity with admissions and recruiting and experience with grants management. The position offers varied tasks, ongoing training/support, and excellent professional growth opportunities in a nonprofi t setting. VYCC offers competitive salary and benefi ts. VYCC’s offices are located in a renovated, turn of the century monitor barn on a 400 acre campus, in Richmond, with hiking trails and an organic farm. For a full job description and instructions on how to apply visit VYCC.org/join/join-the-VYCC-staff.
Location: based in Richmond, VT

 

Grand Canyon Trails Corpsmember
Arizona Conservation Corps - Flagstaff
Posted 10/18/17
Deadline 12/25/17. Term Dates: 1/29/18 - 7/6/18
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 agencies 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, and herbicide applications. APPLY ONLINE: azcorps.org/join.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

 

Wildland Restoration Team Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 10/18/17
Term Dates: February 5, 2018 - November 7, 2018
The Wildland Restoration Team Leaders gain valuable, practical, and professional experience in the burgeoning field of ecological restoration. The primary focus of the WRT Leader is the identification, treatment, and inventory of invasive plant species throughout our most iconic and endangered landscapes in the Northern Rockies ecosystem. WRT Leaders become well versed in the identification of both native and invasive plant species, the impacts of invasive species on public lands, and safe and effective methods to treat infestations via chemical, mechanical, and manual methods. Depending on term of service and team placement, additional experience and project work in community-based restoration efforts, stream restoration, water quality monitoring, mapping, and revegetation projects round-out the regional project base. Our Western Wildlands (Missoula) region focuses on backcountry projects in Selway Bitterroot, Frank Church and Scapegoat Wilderness Areas, while our Greater Yellowstone (Bozeman) region works extensively in nearby National Parks, including Yellowstone, Grand Teton, and Theodore Roosevelt. APPLY ONLINE: http://mtcorps.org/join/field-crews/crew-leader 
Location: 
Bozeman or Missoula, MT 

 

Senior Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 10/18/17
Term Dates: February 5, 2018 - November 7, 2018
A Senior Crew Leader’s term of service provides the opportunity to explore different roles and responsibilities within the organization. During the Leadership Development Program the Senior Crew Leader supports regional staff in training Field and Youth Crew Leaders with the technical and fundamental skills required for their field season. Throughout the summer and fall the Senior Crew Leader is there to continue to support leaders as they reach project goals, and mentor crew members through the program. It is a unique position where one can grow individually and professionally while working on independent tasks and supporting staff. 
The design of this position is to remain flexible in the changing atmosphere of work. Whether it’s clearing downed trees with a chainsaw, coordinating with other groups for volunteer opportunities, building a new trail in the deep wilderness, assisting with regional inventory, teaching a group of youth during an afterschool program or restoring sage grouse habitat on the eastern plains; this leader completes projects of all sorts. Joining MCC is not a job – it’s a serious commitment to service and an opportunity to immerse oneself in a diverse experience. APPLY ONLINE: http://mtcorps.org/join/field-crews/senior-crew-leader 
Location: 
Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell, or Missoula, MT 

 

Veterans Green Corps Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 10/18/17
Term Dates: February 12, 2018 - November 7, 2018
Veterans Green Corps (VGC) is a field-based opportunity for post 9/11 era Armed Forces Veterans and Service Members modeled after the Civilian Conservation Corps. The VGC program is an experience that provides on the job training focusing in Wildland Firefighting and chainsaw technical skills. The Veterans Green Corps is based in the Central Divide (Helena, MT) region. Trainings are largely field based and are provided through a joint partnership with the Forest Service. Project work typically includes fuels reduction and thinning projects however it may also include other types of conservation service. Participants in the past have been called upon to support wildland fire suppression efforts in Montana. 
Veterans Green Corps members receive their Incident Qualification Card (Red Card). The Incident Qualification Card is an accepted interagency certification that allows an individual to complete the required job when arriving on an incident or fire. Along with the Red Card, members will receive wildland firefighting certifications and other training at no cost. Leaders and Members continue to build on their experience of working as an effective team when they join the Veterans Green Corps. It is a great opportunity to network with Montana Conservation Corps partner agencies for future career opportunities. APPLY ONLINE: http://mtcorps.org/join/veterans-green-corps 
Location: Helena, MT

 

Crew Leader
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 10/18/17
Term Dates: February 5, 2018 - November 7, 2018
A Crew Leader’s term of service has two distinct pieces: leadership development and leading their own crew. During the Leadership Development Program the Crew Leaders operate as their own crew. They learn and grow individually, produce strong bonds, develop running jokes and create high expectations for quality work. Midway through the spring they are paired with a co-leader and practice these new skills leading their peer group on various projects. During this time they gain valuable skills to prepare for leading and training their own crew. 
By the end of May the Crew Leaders begin their field season and start mentoring the members of their own crew. Whether it’s clearing downed trees with a chainsaw, building a new trail in the deep wilderness, or restoring sage grouse habitat on the eastern plains; crews complete projects of all sorts in every type of Western landscape. Although our participants spend most of their time outside and living in a tent, they will get involved in their local communities by finding volunteer opportunities and attending public meetings. Joining MCC is not a job – it’s a serious commitment to service and an opportunity to immerse oneself in a diverse experience. APPLY ONLINE: http://mtcorps.org/join/field-crews/crew-leader 
Location: Bozeman, Helena, Kalispell, or Missoula, MT 

 

Leadership Development Crew
Arizona Conservation Corps - Flagstaff
Posted 10/18/17
Dates: 01/29/2018-04/27/2018

The goal of the leadership development program is to provide participants with a variety of training focused on hard skills as well as leadership through peer leadership activities to prepare members for leadership roles within the conservation corps setting.  Upon completion of the leadership development program, members are encouraged to apply to be assistant crew leaders, crew leaders or youth conservation corps mentors. APPLY ONLINE: azcorps.org/join.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

 

Assistant Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps - Flagstaff
Posted 10/18/17
Dates: 01/15/2018-07/06/2018

As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as a member of a 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. The Assistant Crew Leader will be expected to drive an AZCC vehicle. Will assist in training and leading an eight-person conservation crew in all projects as assigned. APPLY ONLINE: azcorps.org/join.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

 

Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps - Flagstaff
Posted 10/18/17
Dates: 01/15/2018-07/06/2018

Supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to 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. APPLY ONLINE: azcorps.org/join.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

 

Assistant Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps- Tucson
Posted 10/18/17
Dates: 01/15/2018-07/06/2018

As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as a member of a 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. The Assistant Crew Leader will be expected to drive an AZCC vehicle. Will assist in training and leading an eight-person conservation crew in all projects as assigned. APPLY ONLINE: azcorps.org/join.
Location: Tucson, AZ

 

Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps- Tucson
Posted 10/18/17
Dates: 01/15/2018-07/06/2018

Supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to 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. APPLY ONLINE: azcorps.org/join.
Location: Tucson, AZ

 

Water & Energy Corpsmember
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Posted 10/12/17
Term Dates: December 7, 2017 - May 2, 2018
The Water & Energy Corpsmember role is a temporary, seasonal position performing basic home efficiency assessments in Fort Collins and Loveland, Colorado. Corpsmembers will install efficiency measures and provide water and energy conservation education to residents. Corpsmembers are engaged in a combination of hands-on projects and service learning activities focused on environmental awareness, community engagement and personal and professional skill development. Corpsmembers participate in twenty-one weeks of service within the Larimer County community. Click here to see the full position description.
To apply, please visit: www.larimerworkforce.org/get-involved
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado

 

Program Manager
SEEDS
Posted 10/12/17
Position open until filled
This SEEDS Program Manager will cultivate relationships within the SEEDS Youth Conservation Corps program that result in a healthy and growing social-enterprise for SEEDS. This position brings balance between the organizational mission, a program focus on youth development in workplace settings, the contracted needs of our clients and partners, and the effective and efficient deployment of SEEDS program staff. Important stakeholders to align include Youth Conservation Corps members, partners who also support youth development, clients and other funders who seek the services Youth Corps provides, and SEEDS leadership team. Send resume and cover letter to jobs@ecoseeds.org. Click here for PDF version of full position description. 
Location: based in Traverse City, MI

 

AmeriCorps Crew Leader
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 10/11/17
Term Dates: February 12 - November 16, 2018
Position open until filled

This is a 10-month AmeriCorps term that spans UCC’s spring, summer, and fall field seasons.  During the spring season Crew Leaders participate in essential hard and soft skills trainings and complete conservation projects as part of a crew of crew leader-trainees.  Field staff give extra attention to debriefing crew leadership scenarios, helping leaders refine tool and project techniques, attending to areas of individual growth, and teaching the full responsibilities of the Crew Leader position.  Crew Leaders will be evaluated throughout the spring season and will be promoted into the full leadership role upon demonstrating essential competencies.  During summer and fall seasons, Crew Leaders are responsible for preparing and leading a 4-8 person crew in conservation project work, as well as upholding UCC values, ensuring that UCC policies and procedures are followed, facilitating education time with their crew, communicating with project sponsors, and recording & reporting important weekly project outcome data and other documentation.
Application review begins mid-October and will continue until positions are filled.  We encourage you to apply by November 30th
Apply: http://ucc.usu.edu/CrewLeaderApplication
Location: Logan, Moab, or Cedar City, UT

 

Program Coordinator: Outreach & Recruitment
Posted 10/10/17
Mile High Youth Corps

Reporting to the Regional Director: Metro Denver, this fulltime position is directly responsible for outreach and recruitment for the organization’s youth programs including: planning and coordinating outreach activities, implementing and tracking Corpsmember recruitment, and building community partnerships.
Location: Denver, CO


Bilingual Energy & Water Customer Service Corpsmember
Posted 10/10/17
Mile High Youth Corps
Term Dates: Available now - Decmeber 31, 2018

The Bilingual (Spanish-English) Energy and Water Customer Service Corpsmember works closely with the Client Intake Department, including: effective communication with partners, outreach to community members, scheduling Energy and Water Conservation crews and substituting for field Corpsmembers as needed. They will be focusing on implementing the intake process for Denver residents with a focus on the GES Community (Globeville, Elyria-Swansea). They build critical professional skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way. MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore and strive towards their future goals.
Location: Denver, CO


Community Volunteer Ambassador

Northwest Youth Corps - Environmental Stewards
Posted 10/3/17
Application closes 11/6/17. Position starts 2/12/18

The National Park Service (NPS) is pleased to offer the Community Volunteer Ambassador program (CVA), jointly facilitated by Stewards Individual Placement Program (Stewards) and Northwest Youth Corps (NYC). CVA is looking to select recent college graduates and young professionals ages 21-30 to serve as community ambassadors at 51 national park sites across the nation. Community Volunteer Ambassadors will be instrumental in impacting and supporting how national parks engage youth, young adults, and other park constituents in service-learning, community engagement programs, and activities in their national parks. By acquiring a key role in this exciting and forward thinking national initiative, CVA’s will have a profound opportunity to shape the future of environmental stewardship and conservation efforts at local parks throughout the country. How to Apply: For first consideration, please submit your completed Application of Interest for this program by October 27 at http://www.nwyouthcorps.org/m/cva.
Location: Multiple

 

Program Director
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 9/28/17 
The Program Director is a senior manager who works closely with the CEO and COO to establish agency-wide goals and to develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate strategies to achieve the goals. The PD is responsible for day-to-day operations of CCNB’s field experience and educational programs and plays a major role in program evaluation, fund development and strategic planning. This position works closely with the Natural Resources Director to ensure that corpsmembers have a quality experience that is consistent across departments. With the support of the CEO, the PD is the liaison with John Muir Charter Schools Administration and provides oversight to JMCS onsite staff members. Under the direction of the CEO and in coordination with other members of the senior management team, this position has 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 CEO by carrying out special projects and by keeping the CEO apprised of pending issues.
To apply: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include ‘Program Director’ in the subject line. You can also fax your cover letter and resume to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter.
Location: Cotati or San Rafel, CA


Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 9/28/17 
Program Dates: February 5 - November 16, 2018
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps. The corps works with Pennsylvania’s Department of Conservation and Natural Resources to conduct land and resource management activities in the State Park and Forest system. Crew leaders train, supervise and administer crews of five members, between the ages of 18 to 25, working on a variety of outdoor conservation projects, including trail maintenance, habitat restoration, invasive species removal, facility maintenance and light construction.  Leaders coordinate with agency partners to plan and implement projects and work with SCA staff to manage safety, conduct and logistics in the field.  One leader is assigned to each crew.
Location: throughout Pennsylvania (
Philadelphia, Wilkes-Barre, Harrisburg, Altoona, Williamsport, St. Marys, Meadville, and Uniontown)
 

Leadership Development Program Member
Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 9/26/17 
Term Dates: February 19 - August 16, 2018 
The Nevada Conservation Corps are seeking motivated individuals as crew leader candidates for their Leadership Development Program this spring. During your tenure as a crew member you will receive leadership development training, spend extended periods of time camping in the field with fellow crew leader candidates, and take turns acting as the lead on service projects that are meant to prepare you for the challenges of leading a crew. Upon successful completion of the leadership development program you will be assigned a summer project (based out of Reno, NV; Las Vegas, NV; or Great Basin National Park) and will take on the responsibility of leading a team of AmeriCorps volunteers in some of Nevada’s most beautiful locales. 
Location: Las Vegas, NV


Crew Member
Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 9/26/17
Term Dates: February 19 - May 17, 2018
The Nevada Conservation Corps is looking for motivated, hardworking individuals to help with various restoration projects in some of Nevada’s premiere natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country on 5 member crews while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural resources and heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement and restoration with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and many other federal and state agencies. Learn firsthand from federal employees and specialists about natural resources and conservation careers. Projects during the spring field season will focus on arid land restoration and may include invasive plant removal, riparian restoration, and native species planting.
Essential Duties:
• Camping up to seven nights in wilderness setting without formal restroom facilities or running water;
• Maintaining a positive and professional attitude at all times while providing service;
• Communicating effectively with crew members, crew leaders, NCC staff and agency project staff;
• Complying with both production and quality work standards established by NCC 
Location: Las Vegas, NV


AmeriCorps Field Specialist
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/26/17
Term Dates: January 8 - December 21, 2018
Deadline: October 13, 2017
Job Duties
· Help coordinate field crews and assist on technical projects, which may include prescribed burning, invasive species management and restoration of native plant communities.

· Coordinate between project hosts, Regional Staff, DNR Staff and crews. Maintain equipment, conduct repairs and inventory.

· Provide educational, technical and safety training for district corpsmembers.

· Ensure corpsmembers are familiar with safety practices and precautions. Develop emergency response plans, conduct shop safety audits and safety site inspections.
Apply Online: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: Rochester, MN
 


GIS Mapping Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/22/17
Term Dates: January 15 - December 13, 2017 
Deadline: October 13, 2017 
The AmeriCorps GIS Mapping Corpsmember (age 18-25) serves alongside U.S. Forest Service Chippewa National Forest natural resource professionals. The service term is focused to help develop the Corpsmember’s professional skill sets while providing expertise and valuable contributions to the host site. The GIS Mapping Corpsmember will learn hands-on skills in the work of planning and maintaining a transportation system for the purpose of natural resource management. Primary focus will be the review of field inventory data gathered by others and entering this information into a national database.
APPLY ONLINE
: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: Cass Lake, MN


AmeriCorps Community Outreach Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/22/17
Term Dates: January 15 - December 13, 2017
Deadline: October 13, 2017 The AmeriCorps Community Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) will assist the University of Minnesota Extension Regional Sustainable Development Partnership (RSDP) in the Natural Resources Focus Area. Projects will link University of Minnesota Extension educators and RSDP partners to help communities develop climate resiliency strategies. The member will attend meetings in person or by conference call with natural resources work groups and assist in gathering information through interviews, online media and peer reviewed journals.
APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: Crookston, MN


Exotic Plant Management Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/22/17
Term Dates: January 15 - December 13, 2017
Deadline: October 13, 2017 
The AmeriCorps Exotic Plant Management Corpsmember (age 18-25) will be based at the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway in St. Croix Falls, WI, with field season (Late April to Mid-October) travel to up to 11 National Parks located in Minnesota, Michigan, Indiana, and Wisconsin. Primary duties will support high park priority invasive plant management and vegetation restoration practices in Great Lakes Exotic Plant Management Team Network National Parks. Interns will assist with manual and chemical plant control, seeding, equipment maintenance, data collection, data QAQC, report writing, identification of native and nonnative plants, outreach and education, and management planning. Members must be able to safely operate power and hand tools, chainsaws, small equipment and trucks pulling trailers.
APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: St. Croix Falls, WI


Agriculture & Water Outreach Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/22/17 
Term Dates: January 15 - December 13, 2017
Deadline: October 13, 2017 
The AmeriCorps Agriculture and Water Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) serves with the Minnesota Department of Agriculture, learning hands-on skills in assessing and managing soil and water resources. Member assists the Minnesota Agricultural Water Quality Certification Program (MAWQCP) certification process which may include farm water quality assessments, field visits and data collection, producer and/or landowner interviews, surface and groundwater monitoring programs, wetland and watercourse inventories and assessments. Corpsmember will communicate with local landowners to develop management plans, gather input on best practices and provide education materials on soil and water resources.
APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: Windom, MN


GIS Mapping & Outreach Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/22/17
Term Dates: January 15 - December 13, 2017
Deadline: October 13, 2017
The AmeriCorps GIS Mapping and Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) is based at the International Water Institute in Crookston, MN. Under the guidance of an International Water Institute project supervisor, the Corpsmember will assist with GIS mapping projects, including gathering and analyzing data in ArcGIS. The member will also design education, outreach and promotional materials, and assist with watershed education programs in the Red River of the North Basin.
APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: Crookston, MN


Field Specialist
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/22/17
Term Dates: January 8 - December 21, 2017
Deadline: October 13, 2017 
The AmeriCorps Field Specialist (ages 18-25) provides training, education and leadership to corpsmembers, ensuring projects are done in an efficient, safe and consistent manner. The Specialist maintains equipment, conducts repairs, and assists with habitat restoration projects such as trail building, carpentry, wild land firefighting and prescribed burning. Specialists will either spend around 85% of their time in the field providing training and support to crews, or assisting the Minnesota DNR or the Nature Conservancy with natural resource projects.
JOB DUTIES:
· Coordinate between field crews and project hosts.
· Provide educational, technical and safety training for district corpsmembers. Trainings may include chainsaw/brush saw safety and use, hand tool safety and use, equipment maintenance, defensive driving and tree and plant identification.
· Ensure all corpsmembers are familiar with safety practices and precautions. Develop emergency response plans, conduct safety site inspections and shop safety audits.

APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply
LocationBrainerd, Bemidji, New Ulm, Whitewater State Park, and Rochester, MN


 

DNR Specialist
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/22/17
Term Dates: January 15 - December 13, 2017
Deadline: October 13, 2017 
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa is hiring seven AmeriCorps DNR Specialists (ages 18-25) positions based in Saint Paul. Specialists will work in one of the following areas: Aquatic Invasive Species, Planning, Urban Outreach, Volunteer and Site Stewards, Website & Social Media (2 positions), or Youth Outreach. Corpsmembers work alongside natural resource professionals to build their skillset and complete conservation projects. 
APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: St. Paul, MN


AmeriCorps Community & Energy Outreach Corpsmember
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 9/22/17 
Term Dates: January 15 - December 13, 2017
Deadline: October 13, 2017 
The AmeriCorps Community and Energy Outreach Corpsmember (ages 18-25) will help the Center for Energy and Environment (CEE) meet the recruitment goals for the Home Energy Squad Program (HES). The Community Outreach Corpsmember is responsible for increasing awareness of and participation in HES by conducting community-based marketing in partnering cities, businesses and neighborhood organizations. The position will work with HES program coordinators and residential field staff. The Community Outreach Corpsmember works closely with the Recruitment and Outreach Coordinator at CCE.
APPLY ONLINE: conservationcorps.org/apply
Location: St. Paul, MN


Canyon Country Youth Corps Crew Leaders
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 9/21/17
Program runs February '18 - November '18
CCYC is now hiring Crew Leaders for our spring season! If you’re interested in camping and working in beautiful places while leading young adults in conservation activities on the Colorado Plateau then this job is for you! You’ll be building trails, fences, removing invasive species (with chainsaws), restoring grasslands, doing fuel reduction, and various other tasks assigned by our service partners. You’ll be able to network with people in the field who work with the National Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and others. You’ll co-lead a crew of 8 in remote locations in the Four Corners region. The season will run from ~late February until November 2018. Upon successful completion of your season you may be eligible for an education award from AmeriCorps. Must be ages 18-25 and pass a criminal history check. To Apply: please send your resume, cover letter, and three professional references to ccyc@fourcornersschool.org. For more information please visit our website: http://www.fourcornersschool.org/canyon-country-youth-corps/applyReasonable accommodations can be made for interviews, as well as for service, for any qualified applicant with a disability. 5 reasons to spend a season with CCYC: Get paid to live in the outdoors; Make a tangible difference; Explore the Four Corners region; Gain work experience in the conservation field; See and learn about amazing things.
Location: based in Monticello, UT

 

Philadelphia-Area Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 9/21/17
Program Dates: Fall—October 2017-December 2017 (weekends only); Spring—January 2018-June 2018 (weekends only)
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire 10-12 high school students for the Philadelphia Area Community Restoration programs. Primary responsibilities include: co-lead, mentor, and coach a crew of 10-12 high school students; completing various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship; facilitate pre- and post-program planning which includes crew training, environmental education, and reporting.
Location: Philadelphia, PA

 

New Jersey Youth Corps Program Director
Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 9/21/17
Position open until filled

Full-time director needed for high school equivalency and employability skills program for youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Responsible for all aspects of program, including staff supervision, community outreach, student recruitment, and behavioral assessments.  Assist students with developing personal responsibility, self-discipline, socialization, work readiness skills, and entry-level occupational skills through classroom instruction and community service projects.  Health benefits available.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed.  Experience and bachelor’s degree required. To Apply: send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: based in Newton, NJ

 

New Jersey Youth Corps Program Associate
Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 9/21/17
Position open until filled
Full-time associate needed for high school equivalency and employability skills program for youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Responsible for community outreach, student recruitment, facilitating academic instruction, behavioral assessments, and providing leadership with community service projects.  Assist students with developing personal responsibility, self-discipline, socialization, work readiness skills, and entry-level occupational skills through classroom instruction and community service projects.  Establish and maintain relationships with area business leaders and employers.  Deliver employability skills training curricula in group setting.  Facilitate transition services.  Create and maintain database; generate reports of job development and training activities.  Health benefits available.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed.  Experience and bachelor’s degree required. To Apply: send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: based in Newton, NJ

 

New Jersey Youth Corps High School Equivalency Instructor
Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 9/21/17
Position open until filled
Part-time facilitators needed to provide high school equivalency instruction to youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Educate students in math, science, English and history; administer assessment testing.  Related experience and Bachelor’s degree required.  Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communication skills required. To Apply: send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: based in Newton, NJ

 

New Jersey Youth Corps Crew Supervisors
Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 9/21/17
Position open until filled
Multiple full-time and part-time facilitators needed to lead teams of at risk youth, ages 16 – 25, in project-based construction, landscaping, facility maintenance and other related activities.  Maintain detailed records and generate reports.  Monitor progress with work site hosts.  Provide negotiation and conflict resolution between participants.  Assist with job placement coordination and referrals.  Responsible for transporting teams to various work sites.  Related experience, Bachelor’s degree and commercial drivers’ license required. To Apply: send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: based in Newton, NJ

 

Corps Member 2018
EarthCorps
Posted 9/19/17
Program Dates: February 6 – December 15, 2018
Corps Members work on a crew of 5-7 young adults performing hands-on environmental services. A Crew Leader guides the crew as they complete restoration projects at various sites, and in partnership with various land management agencies, throughout the Puget Sound region (in urban, suburban, and rural settings).  About 80% of the program is spent in the field taking on these physical environmental restoration projects (invasive plant removal, native plant installation, trail work, erosion control, volunteer management, etc.) while the other 20% consists of trainings, orientation, retreats, and workshops. To Apply:  Please review the full position description at earthcorps.org/apply.  This is also where you will find a link to the application.  You will be asked to submit personal info, a resume, sort essay answers, and contact information for two references.  Priority Consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 2, 2017.  Submit materials as soon as you are able.
Location:  Seattle, WA

 

AmeriCorps Member - Assistant Construction Skills Trainer
Heart of Oregon Corps
Posted 9/18/17
Position open until filled
This is a full-time (40 hours/week) position as an AmeriCorps member of HEART OF OREGON CORPS YOUTHBUILD.  The Construction Skills Assistant Trainer position is responsible for helping to build and train a team of youth capable of safely building and refurbishing YouthBuild AmeriCorps houses designated for low-income individuals.  In addition, the Assistant Trainer will provide support, guidance and encouragement in the development of youth leadership and personal development skills.  
Location: based in Bend, OR

 

Prescribed Fire Corps Project Leader 
SCA
Posted 9/12/17
Program Dates 1/2/2018 – 5/25/2018 (Dates are slightly flexible)
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization, in partnership with The Nature Conservancy, seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Prescribed Fire Corps programs throughout the southeast U.S. Primary Responsibilities: Manage a fully trained and outfitted 2-person prescribed fire crew composed of two young adults, located for 5 months in the southeastern U.S. Manage the team as they conduct prescribed burns and other management activities on sensitive, threatened and endangered species habitat located on private and public lands to include open wet pine savannas and upland longleaf pine on federal lands.
Location: Various

 

AmeriCorps Program Manager - SBP Texas
SBP
Posted 9/7/17
Position open until filled
SBP is an award-winning, innovative nonprofit organization that shrinks the time between disaster and recovery. A leader in volunteer-driven, post-disaster rebuilding; SBP educates, advocates and improves the disaster recovery sector so that we can collectively achieve more for communities. With a team of 50 staff and 180 AmeriCorps members, SBP has rebuilt 1,200 homes across 8 states and shared best practices with many more.The AmeriCorps Program Manager handles the day-to-day operations of the AmeriCorps program for SBP’s service site by fostering a team member-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity, goal attainment, and integrity. This is done by carrying out responsibilities in the following functional areas: recruitment and selection, orientation and organizational acclimation, program/ grants management, and team member support. To Apply: Submit a tailored cover letter, resume, three professional references and salary history to txhiring@sbpusa.org. We will follow up with qualified candidates- please no calls or emails after your submission.
Location: Texas

 

GulfCorps Project Leader
SCA 
Posted 9/6/17
Program Dates: 1/2/2018 – 6/15/2018
With the help of National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), The Corps Network (TCN) and the Student Conservation Association (SCA) are excited to announce a new Gulf restoration project that aims to create 300 jobs over 3 years along the Gulf of Mexico. SCA is currently seeking two qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults through hands on conservation work restoring critical habitat along the Gulf. Click the link above for application instructions and full position description.
Location: based in Mobile, AL

 

 

 



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)