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Austin Summer Youth Crew Leader

Texas Conservation Corps Austin, Texas
Deadline May 06, 2019
Job Type Internship

Share your passion and experience as you help guide the next generation of conservationists through projects on public lands in Austin, TX!

The Texas Conservation Corps' Summer Youth Program is an AmeriCorps opportunity for current high school students and recent high school graduates. Crews to spend the summer working on trail improvement & habitat restoration projects throughout the City of Austin and Travis County.

As a Summer Youth Crew Leader you will have the opportunity to develop as a leader while helping your crew build conservation skills and engage in environmental education through their service.

Term Starts: May 21, 2019   Term Ends: August 9th, 2019

Benefits:

  • $1,608 per month living stipend
  • AmeriCorps Education Award
  • Student Loan Deferment
  • Wilderness First Aid & CPR Certification
  • Technical & Soft Skills Training
  • Leadership Development
  • Camping & Travel Opportunities
  • Opportunity to network with partnering agencies dedicated serving youth and the environment!

Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Between the ages of 21-28
  • US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Clean 3-year Driving Record
  • Prior experience in camping, backcountry travel, or related field work
  • Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in rugged terrain, while carrying tools
  • Ability to work outdoors in all weather types while doing hard, often repetitive, labor with hand & power tools
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people

In nature we know that communities dominated by one plant or animal are fragile and less productive. What we know to be true in nature we know to be true in the communities we live and serve in. We encourage people of all identities and experience levels to be a part of TxCC and help nurture the productivity & resilience of diversity in our community!

HOW TO APPLY

If you are interested in learning more about our opportunities or you are ready to apply, please visit our Program Page! Our online application is the only thing required to start your application & interview process!

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to our Member Placement Specialist, Trevor Rice at trice@americanyouthworks.org or 512.289.5817!

We look forward to seeing your application soon!

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