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Asian and Pacific Islander Summer Crew Members

American YouthWorks


Opportunity summary

Term length

6/10/2024 - 8/9/2024

Application window

3/24/2024 - 5/27/2024


Houston, Texas

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

American YouthWorks Conservation Corps Conservation Crews AmeriCorps Members ages 18+ will participate in environmental conservation projects in parks, green spaces, and public lands in Texas and the surrounding region. Members may serve as a resource for state and federal disasters. Members are eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful program completion.

Opportunity description

American YouthWorks' Texas Conservation Corps (AYW TXCC) is recruiting Asian and Pacific Islander (API) young adults 18 to 35 years old for a Summer 2024 AmeriCorps term of service. The API 2024 Summer crew aims to make environmental careers more accessible for API young adults. Crew members will learn to address environmental issues through the completion of on-site, skills-based projects on public lands. They will have opportunities to explore careers in conservation work.


  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Healthcare

Requirements and qualifications


US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident. Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check.

Preferred qualifications

Commitment to completing an entire term of service. Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment. Function as part of a team and be able to get along with members of all races. genders. political beliefs. religions. experience levels.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Biodiversity protection and restoration
  • Outdoor recreation access improvements
  • City parks and greenspaces creation and maintenance
  • Local ecosystem restoration
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Outdoor