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Trails Across Texas Crew Leaders and Members - Austin, TX

Actively Recruiting

Openings

10 currently recruiting

Service Dates

September 12, 2022 - August 4, 2023

Application Window

July 5, 2022 - September 12, 2022

Locations

  • Texas, US
  • Austin, TX

Contact Information

TxCC Recruitment Team
(512) 744-1900
jointxcc@americanyouthworks.org

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Position Details

Conservation & Disaster Crew Leader

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Description

Interested in getting paid to camp and travel around Texas while exploring different ecosystems and landscapes? Texas Conservation Corps Trails Across Texas (TAT) Crew members ages 18-28 will work in state parks across Texas maintaining and constructing trails and trail structures. Projects may include building and maintaining trails, constructing stone retaining walls, check steps, boardwalks, chainsaw work, and ADA compliant trails. Members will be trained in using tools such as chainsaws, picks, pruning saws, loppers, and rock bars. Crews travel to out-of-town project sites often, camping for 10 days at a time. No experience or skills required and all experiences welcome!


Crew Leaders: Ages 21-28 | Crew Members: Ages 18-28


Term Dates:

Trails Across Texas Crew Leaders: August 22, 2022 - August 4, 2023

Trails Across Texas Crew Members: September 12, 2022 - August 4, 2023

Interested in getting paid to camp and travel around Texas while exploring different ecosystems and landscapes? Texas Conservation Corps Trails Across Texas (TAT) Crew members ages 18-28 will work in state parks across Texas maintaining and constructing trails and trail structures. Projects may include building and maintaining trails, constructing stone retaining walls, check steps, boardwalks, chainsaw work, and ADA compliant trails. Members will be trained in using tools such as chainsaws, picks, pruning saws, loppers, and rock bars. Crews travel to out-of-town project sites often, camping for 10 days at a time. No experience or skills required and all experiences welcome!


Crew Leaders: Ages 21-28 | Crew Members: Ages 18-28


Term Dates:

Trails Across Texas Crew Leaders: August 22, 2022 - August 4, 2023

Trails Across Texas Crew Members: September 12, 2022 - August 4, 2023
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Living Allowance

$2000 - $2200 monthly

Benefits

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

Additional Benefits

CPR/AED First Aid Certification Wilderness First Aid Certification FEMA Certifications

Education Requirements

GED

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

-High school diploma or GED
-Between the ages of 18-28 (crew members) or 21-28 (crew leaders)
-US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
-Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
-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
-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
-Crew leader only: Clean 3-year Driving Record
-Crew leader only: At least 5 months of previous hands-on conservation experience including but not limited to: chainsaws, habitat restoration, invasive species removal, trail work (no experience is necessary for crew members)

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 28

Service Details

Focus Areas

Community & Nonprofit Development, Environment

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

TxCC Recruitment Team
(512) 744-1900
jointxcc@americanyouthworks.org

Hosted By

Position Details

Conservation & Disaster Crew Leader

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