Conservation Crew Member

Location: Based out of Bahama, NC but will be camping and working in various locations across North Carolina.

Season Dates: Late May-Early August 2024 (options to extend service through fall season).

Status: Full-time, seasonal 450-hour AmeriCorps National Service position

Stipend: $600/week ($400/wk for stipend, $200/wk for housing), paid biweekly, including an $1,824.07 Segal Education Award upon completion of program.

Hitch Schedule: 9 days on, 5 days off

Questions? Contact Stephanie Dunton at [email protected]

**You must upload a resume in addition to your application**

Priority Application Date: March 25th, 2024
Position Summary:

ACLs are primarily responsible for facilitating a positive  Crew Member  experience.  The ACL is a full partner in the crew’s leadership; helping the crew leader to communicate directions, projects specifications and constructive criticism throughout the term.  This position requires open dialog with the Staff Crew Leader; assisting them with project management, project partners communications, overall logistics, and crew assignments.   

ACLs set the example of how to work hard with enthusiasm through all kinds of conditions, meanwhile practicing good judgement and safety. ACLs are co-responsible for facilitating a learning experience for  Crew Members, both formally and informally.  This position may require additional participation time outside of standard project and crew hours. ACLs are asked to be flexible with changing schedules, weather conditions, and project needs. Since this is a seasonal position, ACLs are asked to fully commit to the experience, expectations, and timeline.

Once selected and prior to their start date, ACLs are required to complete an online enrollment process that includes completing e-forms, uploading IDs, enrolling with AmeriCorps, and beginning their background check process. For those with limited access to online platforms, accommodations may be available and can be discussed during the interview process.

Tagged as: Conservation


Willingness to commit fully to the program and its mission

Physically fit and able to work long days in adverse conditions

Must be able to demonstrate strong project management skills

Strong time-management skills and ability to work independently as well as with others

Flexibility, adaptability and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment

· Willingness to learn and be a part of a dynamic community of peer leaders
Must be 21+, OR have a clean driving record for 3+years

Preferred Skills:

0-1 years’ experience with CCNC, other conservation corps or youth corps

· Ability to use a chainsaw, and other equipment frequently on rugged terrain and in inclement weather

· Background with experiential and/or environmental education

· Current and relevant certification in Wilderness Medicine (WFA, WAFA, WFR) with CPR/AED

· Leadership experience with youth or young adults

· Desire to work on a variety of conservation-based projects

About Conservation Corps North Carolina

The mission of Conservation Corps North Carolina (CCNC) is to empower young adults through meaningful outdoor work that benefits North Carolina’s land and water and creates healthy communities. CCNC is a program of Conservation Legacy that partners with public land managers in North Carolina to engage motivated young adults (ages 18-30) to complete challenging and impactful conservation service projects throughout the region. Projects may include trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazard fuel reduction, and ecological restoration. Crews may also complete technical and/or specialized projects depending on project partner needs.

Application Instructions

Apply on our website: https://corpsnc.org/. Please submit a resume with your application. A cover letter is not required.