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AmeriCorps NCCC Corps Member

AmeriCorps NCCC


Opportunity summary

Term length

10/10/2024 - 7/30/2025

Application window

4/1/2024 - 6/30/2024


Sacramento, California

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

This position will help to preserve and enhance a community’s natural resources by working on trail development and maintenance, planting trees, removing invasive plant species, cleaning up rivers, streams, and beaches, performing water quality assessments, and leading environmental education workshops and camps for youth.

Opportunity description

AmeriCorps NCCC provides you with valuable life experience and skill development while you serve on a team with fellow 18-26 year olds, earn money for college, travel the U.S., and help communities! Training for our Fall 2024 Traditional Corps will be held out our Pacific and Southwest Region campuses located in CA and CO respectively. There are as many as 210 openings for this position.


  • Education benefit
  • Housing
  • Healthcare
  • Child care

Requirements and qualifications


Must be a US Citizen or a Lawful Permanent Resident of the US. Must have a valid driver's license or plan to have one by the time you start. Must pass an initial drug screening test upon arrival to the program.

Preferred qualifications

No experience required.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Biodiversity protection and restoration
  • Wildfire prevention and fuels reduction
  • Reforestation or Afforestation
  • Outdoor recreation access improvements
  • City Parks and Greenspaces Creation and Maintenance
  • Tree planting and urban forestry
  • Disaster preparedness
  • Recovery and response
  • Coastal wetlands restoration
  • Local ecosystem restoration
  • Community gardens
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Rural
  • Urban
  • Traveling
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor