Job Type Temporary
Salary Details Semi-monthly living allowance of $1,100 + $6,195 AmeriCorps Education Award
Deadline Sep 10, 2020
Required Experience 0 – 1 years

Want to gain hands-on environmental skills, improve habitat for fish and wildlife, and build your résumé? Washington Conservation Corps is now recruiting full-term AmeriCorps members on our field crews located statewide, including positions in your county here County! With 260 field crew opportunities and an internship program, we offer a wide range of exciting, valuable opportunities in the environmental field.

During these unprecedented times, our priority remains the safety of our AmeriCorps members and Crew Supervisors. We have adapted our field safety measures to protect the health of our AmeriCorps members and the communities in which they serve. Through these safety measures, members will still get the opportunity to serve outdoors building backcountry and urban trails, planting native trees and shrubs along rivers and streams, removing invasive species, and more!

Safety measures for field activities will include continued physical distancing, wearing a mask as needed, washing hands with soap regularly, and meeting respiratory protection requirements for eventual travel in a crew truck*. Until we are able to travel together in crew trucks, successful applicants may be required to travel to project sites in their own personal single occupancy vehicle (SOV). *this may include N-95, KN-95 and/or P-100 respirators, all of which require removal of facial hair for adequate fit

Requirements: Must be 18-25 years old, with exceptions for those with military service or with mental or sensory disabilities. Strong preference is given to Washington state residents.

Benefits: Members earn a semi-monthly living allowance of $1,100 and receive an AmeriCorps Education Award of $6,195 (scholarship) upon successful completion of 11-month contract (and 1700 hours). Educational loan forbearance is available.

AmeriCorps Eligibility: US Citizen, US National, or Lawful Permanent US Resident Alien

HOW TO APPLYVisit our member positions page and web map to learn more before applying online.

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.