WCC AmeriCorps field crew members will conserve and enhance the natural resources of Washington through a variety of hands-on restoration and trail projects. Members will gain environmental field skills and experience, as well as formal and informal training.
-Planting native trees along rivers and streams
-Restoring salmon habitat in different landscapes across the state
-Cleaning up marine debris to restore our shorelines
-Constructing bridges and boardwalks
-Building new trail and enhancing existing trail in urban and backcountry settings
-Improving campgrounds and parks
Childcare assistance if eligible, College Credit, Education award upon successful completion of service, Health coverage, Living allowance, Student loan forbearance, Training
In addition to the benefits listed above, WCC AmeriCorps members will have opportunities to network with environmental professionals from non-profit and governmental agencies. They will also participate in career-enhancement activities like résumé workshops, goal setting, and formal feedback sessions throughout the year. Members who deploy on disaster response will be eligible for a bi-monthly deployment stipend in addition to the bi-monthly living allowance.
College Degree, GED/High School Diploma, Credential or Certification
Less than High School Completed
Desired Certifications or Qualifications
Prior experience is not required, as daily skills training and formal training courses are provided. Candidates must be willing to serve in all weather types and learn new skills, and contribute to a team atmosphere!
Permits attendance at school during off hours
Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check
18 - 25