Trails Across Texas Crew Members - Austin, TX

Conservation Corps of American YouthWorks

Austin, Texas

Job Type AmeriCorps
Salary Details 2,400-$2,720 per month + AmeriCorps Education Award
Required Experience 0 - 1 years
TAT crew out in the field: Caprock Canyons State Park

Interested in getting paid to camp and travel around Texas while exploring different ecosystems and landscapes? Texas Conservation Corps Trails Across Texas (TAT) Crew members will work in state parks across Texas maintaining and constructing trails and trail structures throughout the state!

Projects may include building and maintaining trails, constructing stone retaining walls, check steps, boardwalks, chainsaw work, and ADA compliant trails. Members will be trained in using tools such as chainsaws, picks, pruning saws, loppers, and rock bars. Crews travel to out-of-town project sites often, camping for up to 10 days at a time. All experiences are welcome!

This is a temporary term-based AmeriCorps position that specifically focuses on gaining experience in trail projects and maintenance. We highly recommend researching more about AmeriCorps programs and Texas Conservation Corps in advance.

Term Dates: 

Trails Across Texas Crew Members: March 20 - August 25, 2023 (900 hour term)


  • $1,459.26-$6,895 | Segal AmeriCorps Education Award: money for qualified student loans, higher education and training programs. Learn more about AmeriCorps and this award.
  • Health insurance
  • Non-private student loan deferment
  • First Aid certification
  • Technical and Fundamental skills training
  • FEMA certifications
  • Gear Reimbursement
  • Opportunity to network with partnering agencies: Including US Forest Service, Texas Forest Service, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and National Park Service

Apply here (Two-Step Process: 1. Interest Form & 2. Full Application): https://veoci.com/v/p/form/a6vrjwkwv3tr?c=133766

*The Full Application link is emailed after completing an Interest Form)*

*Applications accepted continuously. Crews in progress may be full. Please do not hesitate to apply!*

General Crew Type, Open Position, Qualifications, and Benefits Information: https://americanyouthworks.org/programs/cc/join/ 

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

Category General / Stewardship, Outdoor Recreation
Tags Conservation Corps, Trail Maintenance