Start/ End dates: 5/30/2022 – 10/28/2022
Status: Seasonal, Full-time, Camping Program
Location: Salida, CO
Ages: 18 – 30
Benefits: $3,247.50 900 hr AmeriCorps Education Award (Value may change depending on term of service), Food provided while in the field, uniform shirts, personal protective equipment. USFS recognized Chainsaw & Crosscut certification, Wilderness First Aid & CPR/AED certification
About the Position
The term “Women’s+” aims to be inclusive of trans, non-binary, genderfluid individuals, and cis women. The Women’s + Chainsaw crew will spend their season learning the ins and outs of safe and effective chainsaw use for a variety of projects, including thinning projects, invasive species removal, avalanche clean-up, and more! This crew will start with intensive training and close supervision by our staff, then transition into consistent chainsaw work every day. By the end of the season, the chainsaw will be like an extension of you!
About Southwest Conservation Corps
Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a program of the non-profit service organization, Conservation Legacy, that is built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933 – 1942. SCC provides youth and young adults opportunities to complete conservation projects on public lands. While serving with SCC, members receive training on job skills, conflict resolution, leadership, teamwork, and environmental stewardship. Programs are developed using a step ladder approach to provide a progression of skill development based on a member’s needs.