Dates: May 30th – Mid-November 2022 

Status: Seasonal, Full-time, Camping Program  

Location: Durango, CO 

Stipend: $400/week 

Ages: 18 – 30 

Other Benefits: AmeriCorps Education Award of $3,247.50, Wilderness First Aid Certificate, food provided while in the field, uniform shirts, personal protective equipment. 

Our affinity crews create an inclusive space for groups that have been under-represented to gain hands-on experience, technical skills training, and professional development. These crews foster a safer, more comfortable learning environment where participants are able to maximize their opportunities to grow and develop. The term “Women’s+” aims to be inclusive of trans, non-binary, genderfluid individuals, and cis-women. We acknowledge the value of peer groups, with common experiences and challenges, being given space to come together to work, create, and contribute in their own unique ways, and we are excited for the opportunity to amplify the work of those who have not always been welcomed in this field.

As an AmeriCorps program participant with this Long-Term Conservation Crew, you will find yourself traversing remote mountain landscapes, exploring the wilderness, and learning how to function as a cohesive group. The expedition style allows crews to obtain proficiency in crew dynamics, project logistics, and technical knowledge.

Tagged as: Conservation, Crew, Development, Full Time

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.

Application Instructions

Joining this crew is sure to be a season of growth, connections, hard-work, and lots of fun! Don’t wait – apply today! Visit https://jobs.silkroad.com/ConservationLegacy/Careers/jobs/3119 to view the full position description and to apply! You can also reach out to Lane Tomassini ([email protected]) or Kristen Hencke ([email protected]) with questions or for help with your application!

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