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Conservation & Disaster Crew Member

Not Actively Recruiting

Service Dates

September 13, 2021 - May 27, 2022

Application Window

June 14, 2021 - September 10, 2021

Locations

  • Texas, US
  • Austin, TX

Contact Information

Emily Kraeske
(512) 744-1900
jointxcc@americanyouthworks.org

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Position Details

Conservation & Disaster Crew Member - 9 months

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Description

Travel the Lone Star State as part of a Conservation & Disaster Crew!

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, regularly camping for up to 5 or 10 days for focused on conservation projects in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana, followed by 2 or 4 respectively. 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!

Travel the Lone Star State as part of a Conservation & Disaster Crew!

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, regularly camping for up to 5 or 10 days for focused on conservation projects in Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and Louisiana, followed by 2 or 4 respectively. 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!
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Living Allowance

$1550 - $1550 monthly

Benefits

Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training

Additional Benefits

-First Aid Certification -FEMA Certifications

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

-Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in rugged terrain, often wearing a 45lb backpack and carrying tools.
-Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools
-Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
-Commitment to completing an entire term of service
-Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
-Ability to work with a diverse group of people
-Willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 28

Service Details

Focus Areas

Disaster, Environment

Weekly Hours

42

Location Type

Rural, Urban, Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit, Park

Activity Types

Hands On Activities, Professional Activities

Contact Information

Emily Kraeske
(512) 744-1900
jointxcc@americanyouthworks.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Conservation & Disaster Crew Member - 9 months

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