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19 Jan 2018

Environment 2018 Conservation Crew Member Positions

Southwest Conservation Corps – Posted by tditore Anywhere

Job Description

Position: Summer Adult Conservation Crew Member

Dates: May 28, 2018 – August 10, 2018 or October 28th (Several long term position available going until the end of October)
Description: Full Time, Temporary, Residential Program for summer lasting 11 weeks or 22 weeks
Location: Durango or Salida Co
Living Stipend: $275/week
AmeriCorps Award: AmeriCorps members are eligible for an AmeriCorps education award upon successful completion of the program of $1,538 (11wks) and $2,215 (22wks).
Ages: 18-25

Overview:
Each crew consists of 6 members and 2 leaders. Crews work and camp for 9 days at a time in front country and back country locations in all types of weather conditions. Schedules may vary but generally are 9 days on and 5 days off. Crews camp the entirety of the days on and throughout the entire season. Housing is not provided by SCC for the time off. SCC crews work in a variety of national forests, national parks, and on other public lands throughout the Southwest. Crews prepare all their own meals and work together as a group to complete all the necessary camp chores.

AmeriCorps Program Overview – Better the land – Better yourself!

The Southwest Conservation Corps engages motivated young adults, ages 18 -25, to complete challenging and impactful conservation and service projects throughout Colorado and New Mexico. Projects may include, trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazardous fuels reduction, re-vegetation and local environmental service projects. Crews may also complete technical and/or specialized projects depending on project partner needs, including disaster relief if the opportunity arises.

Our programs focus on place based learning, life skills development, conservation service work, appreciation of diversity, civic responsibility, and career development. SCC also provides an opportunity for Corps members to learn about the local environment, environmental issues, and get introductions to recreation and resource management careers.

How to Apply

To see a full list of positions and links to apply please see the following link, http://sccorps.org/join/adult-crews/

Job Categories: Seasonal. Job Types: Environment. Job Tags: 81302.

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