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Developed Rec Inventory Crew

Actively Recruiting

Openings

3 currently recruiting

Service Dates

January 21, 2019 - July 5, 2019

Application Window

October 5, 2018 - January 1, 2019

Location

  • Flagstaff, AZ

Contact Information

Zoe Gordon
zoe@conservationlegacy.org

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General Conservation/Trails Crew

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Description

AZCC works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, such as the US Forest Service, National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management, as well as local agencies such as Arizona State Parks and local Non Profits. Projects vary across crews and locations. This crew is a inventory crew, and will be working primarily to survey and map camp sites and recreation areas across 9 National Forests in Arizona and Southern New Mexico, using tablets to collect data and photos.

Projects will vary and will primarily be focuses on inventory project, but could include things like trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, barbed wire fence construction, invasive weed removal, herbicide applications and many others. All projects require a willingness to work hard, be safe and have fun.

Training

Corpsmembers receive a variety of formal and informal trainings during their term of service. The first week of the term is committed to formal training and orientation that consists of Wilderness First Aid, Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and goal setting.

Informal training will continue throughout the term with on the ground skills training to include things like tool sharpening, plant identification and an overview of public land management agencies.

Expectations:

AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The Corpsmember must supply his/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots, personal cook set, personal food etc. AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects. Housing is not provided. 



Schedule:

The typical schedule is eight to nine days on with six days off, or, four ten-hour days with three days off either in town or on spike (camping at the project) depending on proximity to the work site from Flagstaff, AZ. The day starts at 7:00 AM with a stretch circle and safety meeting. The day includes two fifteen minute breaks and a half hour break for lunch. The day concludes at 5:30 PM.

Compensation:

Corpsmembers are paid an AmeriCorps living stipend which averages out at $310 per week or $620 biweekly before taxes. Upon completion of the term the Corpsmember will receive an education award of $2,960.00 for a 900 hour service term to be used for paying off student loans or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college.

AZCC works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, such as the US Forest Service, National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management, as well as local agencies such as Arizona State Parks and local Non Profits. Projects vary across crews and locations. This crew is a inventory crew, and will be working primarily to survey and map camp sites and recreation areas across 9 National Forests in Arizona and Southern New Mexico, using tablets to collect data and photos.

Projects will vary and will primarily be focuses on inventory project, but could include things like trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, habitat restoration, fire fuels reduction, barbed wire fence construction, invasive weed removal, herbicide applications and many others. All projects require a willingness to work hard, be safe and have fun.

Training

Corpsmembers receive a variety of formal and informal trainings during their term of service. The first week of the term is committed to formal training and orientation that consists of Wilderness First Aid, Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and goal setting.

Informal training will continue throughout the term with on the ground skills training to include things like tool sharpening, plant identification and an overview of public land management agencies.

Expectations:

AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The Corpsmember must supply his/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots, personal cook set, personal food etc. AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects. Housing is not provided. 



Schedule:

The typical schedule is eight to nine days on with six days off, or, four ten-hour days with three days off either in town or on spike (camping at the project) depending on proximity to the work site from Flagstaff, AZ. The day starts at 7:00 AM with a stretch circle and safety meeting. The day includes two fifteen minute breaks and a half hour break for lunch. The day concludes at 5:30 PM.

Compensation:

Corpsmembers are paid an AmeriCorps living stipend which averages out at $310 per week or $620 biweekly before taxes. Upon completion of the term the Corpsmember will receive an education award of $2,960.00 for a 900 hour service term to be used for paying off student loans or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college.
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Living Allowance

$1140 - $1240 monthly

Benefits

Living allowance, Student loan forbearance

Additional Benefits

Corpsmembers receive a variety of formal and informal trainings during their term of service. The first week of the term is committed to formal training and orientation that consists of Wilderness First Aid, Leave No Trace, Outdoor Living, Crew Culture and goal setting. Informal training will continue throughout the term with on the ground skills training to include things like tool sharpening, plant identification and an overview of public land management agencies.

Education Benefits

College Degree, GED/High School Diploma

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 25

Service Details

Focus Areas

Environment

Weekly Hours

40

Location Type

Rural, Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

National Nonprofit/Affiliate

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Zoe Gordon
zoe@conservationlegacy.org

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General Conservation/Trails Crew

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