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!
Childcare assistance if eligible, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
-First Aid Certification
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
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
18 - 28