Position Title: Corpsmemeber, Assistant Crew Leader and Crew Lead – Forestry
Location: Fort Collins, Colorado (Greater Larimer County)
Timeline of Service: August 22 or 29 – November 4, 2022 (tentative) temporary, full-time position
Stipend Allotment: see individual positions
*AmeriCorps Benefits: $1,342.86 AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion for qualified individuals (this position may qualify for academic credit)
Projects focus on hazardous tree removal, fire mitigation, and invasive species removal using chainsaws on public and private lands throughout the community.
The Assistant Forestry Crew Leader and Crew Leader positions mentor a crew of six young adults who perform various conservation projects.
All participants will be provided with S-212 Wildland Fire Chain Saws and Wilderness First Aid/CPR certifications before beginning conservation projects. Potential projects include: fire mitigation at Arapaho Ranch in Nederland, CO; fire mitigation at Button Rock Reservoir in Lyons, CO; tree planting within the Cameron Peak Burn scar; and trail maintenance within the Arapaho-Roosevelt National Forest. Transportation to and from the work site and meals during the work week will be provided.
* Crew Leader Position is not an AmeriCorps position; Corpsmember and Assistant Crew Leader positions are AmeriCorps
About Larimer County Conservation Corps
The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. Our programs empower corpsmembers to develop personal and professional skills, gain environmental awareness and actively engage in the community, while developing self-sufficiency to help them become productive members of our community. The LCCC is based in Fort Collins, Colorado and is an accredited corps through the Colorado Youth Corps Association and The Corps Network.