Disaster Response Team Leader

Texas Conservation Corps at American YouthWorks Austin, Texas
Job Type Seasonal / temporary

Term: August 13th, 2018 - July 26th, 2019

Have 6 months of conservation experience & looking to challenge yourself during your next AmeriCorps term? Apply to lead one of our Disaster Response Teams! Our crews complete disaster mitigation, habitat restoration, trail projects, and provide disaster relief for the community and partners throughout Texas and the surrounding states.

Every crew consists of two Crew Leaders, and eight Crew Members. All of our Crews work a similar schedule; either completing local work, or going on hitch to complete 10 day long projects (please visit our Schedules & Hitch page for more information).

During their term, our Crew Leaders & Members are enrolled in an AmeriCorps term of service. In addition to on the job training, our members receive AmeriCorps benefits.


We require all Crew Leader applicants to have at least 5 months of previous hands on conservation experience including but not limited to:

  • Chainsaws
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Invasive Species Removal
  • Trail Work


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