In our effort to keep our participants, employees, partners, and the public safe, Conservation Legacy follows a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring all participants and employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Providing proof of vaccination is required prior to the first day of service. If you have any questions, or need to request an exemption, please review our policy, here: Conservation Legacy COVID-19 Vaccination Policy by Conservation Legacy – Issuu, or contact [email protected]

Dates: Jan 2022-July 2022

Stipend: $685/week

Location: Tucson, AZ

Benefits: Paid training, food budget while on hitch, Employee Assistance Program, some positions will offer health insurance benefits

Field Crew Project Work:

AZCC AmeriCorps members serve a term of National Service in the State of Arizona and parts of the Southwest on professionally supervised crews as they explore a variety of opportunities for careers in the outdoors, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are provided opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional staff within Conservation Legacy, while gaining career perspectives working alongside agency staff from the US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, or Municipal, State and Non-profit organizations that work on our nation’s public and tribal lands. AZCC Crews will become proficient in environmental stewardship practices, general worksite safety, Leave No Trace principles and outdoor living skills. Most crews receive First Aid trainings.

Crew Leader Qualifications:
21+ with some leadership experience
Flexibility, adaptability and capacity to work in a changing work environment including willingness to work a varying schedule. This position could also be deployed for national disaster relief, outside of the region, for multiple weeks at a time.
Excellent communication and teaching/mentoring skills, as well as, strong conflict resolution and team building skills.
Ability perform administrative duties, such as managing crew budget and documents and utilizing Microsoft programs.
Strong time-management skills and ability to work independently and in collaboration with a small group.
Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.
Must hold an official certification in Wilderness First Responder and CPR.
Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.
Have a high school diploma or GED
Pass background checks: all offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and Federal criminal background check
Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting

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


Crew Leader Responsibilities:

Crew Leaders (CL) are responsible for facilitating a positive crew member experience by setting an example of enthusiasm throughout work and camp life. The CL works in tandem with the Assistant Crew Leader to communicate directions, project specifications, and constructive criticism throughout the term of service. The CL is expected to complete project and Corpsmember paperwork in a timely manner and professionally represent AZCC in project relations.

Preferred Skills:

Crew Leader Preferred Qualifications:
Prior AmeriCorps Service
Experience with backpacking, wilderness travel, camp management and outdoor leadership.
Professional technical certifications
Relevant Bachelor’s degree.

About Arizona Conservation Corps

Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC):

Arizona Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930's. AZCC is focused on connecting youth, young adults, and recent era military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. AZCC operates programs across Arizona that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation. AZCC has program offices in Flagstaff, Pinetop, and Tucson.

Application Instructions

Please apply at https://azcorps.org/leader-positions