The adult camping crew members work as a crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation ; work outdoors in all types of weather; attend 1 week of mandatory crew training; work 9 days-on while camping at worksite with 5-days off (house not provided for off days); based and traveling out of our Chattanooga, TN office; learn and apply LNT principles and outdoor living skills. Crews will work in a variety of locations throughout the greater southeast area. Project work may include but is not limited to: trail construction and maintenance, timber and stone structures, invasive weed removal, and corridor clearance.
Age Requirements:18-26 years
Start Dates: August 21, 2017 - 6 positions OR September 11, 2017 - 12 positions
End Date: November 2017
As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.
To qualify, you must be between the ages of 18 and 26, and a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED. All offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check. Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.
To Apply: Follow the link below and fill out an electronic application