Please apply at https://corpsnm.org/crew-positions
Dates: ASAP-May 6th, 2022
Status: 3-4 months
Stipend: $400 per week(issued bi-weekly)
Location: Las Cruces, New Mexico
Benefits: AmeriCorps Segal Education Award; Paid training; Food budget while on project; Employee Assistance Program
Conservation Corps New Mexico (CCNM):
Conservation Corps New Mexico, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s. CCNM crews are based in Las Cruces, NM and project work will take place on public lands in New Mexico and western Texas.
Spring 2022 Hispanic Crew Leader Development Program:
This 8-person crew is focused on connecting young Hispanic, Latinx, and Chicanx adults (ages 18-30) aspiring to develop leadership skills with conservation service work projects on public lands. The goal of the leadership development program is to provide a safe space for members to participate in a variety of training and work focusing on building technical skills and leadership skills. Upon completion of the leadership development program, members are encouraged to apply to be assistant crew leaders and crew leaders. To be eligible for this crew applicants must identify as Hispanic, Latino, Latina, Latinx, Chicano, Chicana, or Chicanx.
Crew applicants must identify as Hispanic, Latino, Latina, Latinx, Chicano, Chicana, or Chicanx, and be between the ages of 18 and 25, there is some flexibility to accept members up to age 30.
Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.
Have a high school diploma or GED
All offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable:
A nationwide check of the National Sex Offender Public website;
A fingerprint-based check of FBI criminal history record; and
A check of the State criminal history record repository for the individual’s State of residence AND State of service,
Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award
Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting
About Conservation Corps New Mexico
Conservation Corps New Mexico (CCNM) operates conservation service programs across southern New Mexico and western Texas that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation.