The Western Colorado Conservation Corps offers opportunities for young adults to spend a season serving on meaningful conservation projects throughout Western Colorado. Projects may include a variety of fence construction/removal, invasive species removal, fire fuels reduction, habitat restoration and/or historic preservation work. AmeriCorps members have the opportunity to earn an education award, in addition to a bi-weekly stipend. (Restrictions apply)
The position also requires preparation time and post session clean up.
Essentials Position Functions:
- Must be willing and able to camp at least 4-8 nights per week, often leaving for the service location on Sunday afternoon.
- Complete 10 hours of project work a day for 4-8 days while camping in a variety of outdoor conditions, including inclement weather for the duration of term.
- Successfully complete AmeriCorps member Orientation and CPR/First Aid Training.
- Must be motivated, responsible, and have a positive attitude.
- Willing to cook and clean up at the camp site when necessary.
- Participate in evaluation process (number and timing of evaluations depend on length of contract).
- Participate in WCCC wide volunteer events.
- Participate in rig-up and rig-down procedures.
- Live, work, and serve closely with a diverse group of people.
- Must adhere to and enforce the rules and regulations of WCCC and AmeriCorps, which includes abstaining from the use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco as well as other rules, regulations, and risk management protocol.
- Members must not engage in any prohibited activities as listed in the AmeriCorps Member Service Agreement.
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When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.
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