Overview

American Conservation Experience, a non-profit conservation corps with a regional base in Flagstaff, AZ, is looking for members to come join our team of young adults working on meaningful conservation projects throughout the Southwest. This opportunity is intended for those looking to learn valuable skills for their career while immersed in a community of like-minded young professionals from around the country. Members work for 12 to 24 weeks on projects including ecological restoration, habitat improvement, and trail maintenance and construction, all while completing a term of AmeriCorps service. While serving, members typically have 6 days off between each project to enjoy the Southwest’s abundant beauty and recreational opportunities with their friends and colleagues. Take your first step towards beginning or advancing your career by applying with us today!

Members serve in professionally supervised teams as they explore future outdoor careers, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are afforded opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional mentors within ACE, while gaining invaluable career perspectives working alongside staff from the National Park Service, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and many other stewards of our nation’s public lands.

Field work and other duties might include but are not limited to:

Trail construction and maintenance
Habitat restoration
Dry and wet stone masonry
Reforestation
Forest thinning
Plant identification
Fencing
Invasive species removal
Swamping

Tagged as: Conservation, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

About American Conservation Experience

Based in Flagstaff, Arizona, ACE's Southwest program operates year-round with young adult volunteer AmeriCorps crews completing trail, ecological restoration, historic preservation and conservation field projects throughout the southwest region of the US, from the depths of the Grand Canyon to the alpine pine forests of the Southern Rockies to the wild Saguaro forests of the Sonoran Desert and beyond!

Application Instructions

To Apply: Please submit a thoughtful resume and cover letter along with 3 professional references here: https://usaconservationcrew.applicantpool.com/jobs/794084.html If you have any questions about the position, you can contact Nicole Cuaz at [email protected]