This is an exciting opportunity to work on an AmeriCorps conservation crew with the Conservation Corps North Carolina. The crewwill partner withlocal public land managers to accomplish meaningful projects to support trail construction and ecological health.The crew schedule and project schedule may vary depending upon project partner needs. TBD. Meals are provided while in the field.
The crew will understand the value of hard work, the contributions their work will make to public lands, and the need to focus on safety and excellence in all aspects of the project.
Meet AmeriCorps expectations as a crew member; perform chainsaw work with an unwavering commitment to safety in every aspect of the crews work; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work long days outdoors in all types of weather; apply new environmental conservation and restoration knowledge and outdoor living skills to all outdoor settings and work projects; actively participate in environmental education activities; support the creation of a positive team environment that nurtures personal growth; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.
To qualify, you must be between the ages of 18 and 27, and a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED. All offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check. Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.