Get paid to serve the community, restore the environment, and build lifelong relationships!
Term Dates: September 2021 - May 2022
TxCC's Conservation & Disaster Crews are an AmeriCorps opportunity for young adults interested in working outdoors. Crews will spend their season completing a variety of conservation projects throughout the region. Projects may include trail construction & improvement, habitat restoration, invasive plant removal, wildland fuel reduction, and more. Crews also remain on call to help communities impacted by natural disasters.
As a Conservation & Disaster Crew Member, you will have the opportunity to grow your conservation skills through your term with TxCC. All you need to be a member of TxCC is a positive attitude and willingness to work within a diverse crew.
-Construct & maintain trails
-Construction & upkeep of public land features
-Remove invasive plant species
-Wildland fuel reduction
-Habitat restoration projects
-Maintain vehicles, tools, & equipment
-Camp for up to 10 days at a time
-Assist with camp duties such as cooking & dishes
-$1,550 per month stipend
-AmeriCorps Education Award
-Non-private student loan deferment
-Wilderness First Aid & CPR Certification
-Technical & fundamental skills training
-Travel & camping opportunities
-Opportunity to network with partner agencies such as the National Park Service, US Forest Service, and Texas Parks & Wildlife
- High school diploma or GED
- Between the ages of 18-28
- US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
- Ability to hike 3-10 miles per day in rugged terrain, while carrying tools
- Ability to work outdoors in all weather types while doing hard, often repetitive, labor with
hand & power tools
- Ability to work with a diverse group of people
In nature, we know that communities dominated by one plant or animal are fragile and less productive. What we know to be true in nature we know to be true in the communities we live and serve in. We encourage people of all identities and experience levels to be a part of TxCC and help nurture the productivity & resilience of diversity in our community!
If you are interested in learning more about our opportunities or you are ready to apply, please visit our website. Our online application is the only thing needed to start your interview process.
If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org or 512.744.1900 ext. 1313.
We look forward to seeing your application soon!