Join a summer AmeriCorps crew working on outdoor conservation projects in the greater Albuquerque area. Serve your community as part of a 6-9 person team while working with other AmeriCorps members!
Crews will work to safely complete projects such as trail construction/maintenance, habitat/wetland restoration, erosion control, invasive species removal, and restoration/repair of historic structures. Service projects involve collaboration with local and national agencies including the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, The Nature Conservancy, and the City of Albuquerque. All Corpsmembers will receive both personal and professional development training in topics such as First Aid/CPR, financial management, and public speaking skills.
This is an AmeriCorps position and corpsmembers will receive a living allowance throughout the season, as well as an education award upon successful completion of the term of service. This award can be used to pay tuition at most colleges, universities, or trade schools, or to pay off student loans already acquired. Corpsmembers are also eligible for health insurance during their term of service.
$760 every two weeks, assuming full attendance
300 Service Hours
In performing the essential functions of this position, crew members will need to:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.