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ACE AmeriCorps - Conservation Corps Member - June 7th, 2021

American Conservation Experience - CREW Boulder, CO

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

American Conservation Experience is a national non-profit conservation corps dedicated to providing career development and outdoor experiential learning opportunities to young adults interested in careers related to environmental conservation. The ACE AmeriCorps Member program engages and motivates participants seeking to broaden their horizons and expand professional knowledge in the field of conservation.

Boulder, Colorado Conservation Crew Member: ACE AmeriCorps; 675 hour (4.5 months) positions

Start date: June 7th 2021

Summary:

American Conservation Experience (ACE) is seeking Corps Members committed to working 20 weeks (675 hours) on outdoor conservation projects.

Location:

Work projects will take place in Boulder, Colorado on land managed by the city. Member housing is provided near work sites (Members are encouraged to bring their own vehicles for domestic travel and adventure).

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Members receive a $280 bi-weekly living stipend
  • 3 meals per day while on project (approximately 16 days/month)
  • Free housing accommodation on off days in Boulder, CO. Use of a tent throughout your term is provided by ACE for project days.
  • Transportation to and from worksites
  • Upon successful completion of a full term, AmeriCorps Members receive an Education Award of $2,417.14 (for 675 hours/20 weeks)

Position Description:

Corps Members serve in professionally supervised teams as they explore future outdoor careers, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are provided opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional mentors within ACE, while gaining invaluable career perspectives working alongside staff from the City of Boulder Outdoor Space and Mountain Parks. ACE Members will become proficient in environmental stewardship practices, general worksite safety, Leave No Trace principles, herbicide application, and resume building.

ACE projects typically include:

  • Trail construction and maintenance
  • Fence installation/repair
  • Dry and wet stone masonry
  • Forest management
  • Fire fuels reduction
  • Wilderness First Aid

Schedule:

Corps Members typically work 10 hours per day for 4 consecutive days. Between work projects Corps Members will generally have 3 days off. ACE housing is provided near the worksite for use during the work week and on off days. However, applicants should expect the ACE project schedule to vary.

See the position announcement on our website for details on Responsibilities, Expectations, and Qualifications

To Apply:

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references using the APPLY NOW section located on the upper right hand corner of the position listing on our website here: https://usaconservationcrew.applicantpool.com/jobs/558703.html

Check out our website and social media pages for photos and feedback!

For Southwest Arizona application questions, contact:

Courtney Holly: cholly@usaconservation.org

American Conservation Experience provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, American Conservation Experience complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.

American Conservation Experience - CREW

Address

Boulder, CO
USA

Industry

Agriculture

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