Conservation Crew Member – ACE Southwest: Flagstaff, AZ

Agency
American Conservation Experience
Location
Flagstaff, AZ
Job Category
Volunteer Openings
Salary
$200 / weekly
Start Date
08/15/2022
Last Date to Apply
09/01/2022
Website
https://usaconservation.org
Description
Members serve in professionally supervised teams as they explore future outdoor careers, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are afforded opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional mentors within ACE, while gaining invaluable career perspectives working alongside staff from the National Park Service, US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, US Fish and Wildlife Service, and many other stewards of our nation's public lands. Field work and other duties might include but are not limited to: Trail construction and maintenance Habitat restoration Dry and wet stone masonry Reforestation Forest thinning Plant identification Fencing Invasive species removal Swamping Upcoming Start Dates: (all start dates include 12 week or 24 week term lengths) July 18th August 8th (includes Wilderness First Aid Training & Crosscut Training) August 15th September 12th
Qualifications
Qualifications: Applicants must be capable of performing physically demanding labor on environmental and conservation projects for 10 hours a day. Applicants should expect to hike extended distances on rough terrain carrying up to 40 lbs, and be prepared to spend 8 consecutive days in the field on each project. Members will work in a variety of weather conditions such as temperatures ranging from below freezing to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit, high winds, intense sunshine, rain, and snow. Members should be prepared to live in communal housing with other members of the program. Members should expect to have roommates, and must inform staff of any housing preferences or required accommodations. Required: U.S. Citizen or permanent resident Able and willing to work in a group Able and willing to work outdoors in varying weather conditions and capable of hiking moderate distances in somewhat rough terrain during inclement weather conditions Ability and willingness to undergo a Federal criminal history check ACE Members must verify that they are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have requested and been granted a medical or religious exemption to vaccination by the time they start their term. Preferred: Experience in hiking and navigation in steep terrain Strong desire to enter the conservation field as a natural resource professional Experience or interest in volunteering in local communities The member must be willing to represent ACE and AmeriCorps in a professional, positive, and enthusiastic manner. ACE has a zero tolerance policy for illegal drugs and underage drinking. ACE reserves the right to require drug testing. Covid-19: ACE Members must verify that they are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 or have requested and been granted a medical or religious exemption to vaccination by the time they start their term.
Contact Person
Nicole Cuaz
Contact Phone
7173958174
Contact eMail
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