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Buckeye State Nursery Crew Leader

Ohio Department of Natural Resources/Ohio OutdoorCorps


Opportunity summary

Term length

8/8/2024 - 7/31/2025

Application window

4/18/2024 - 7/31/2024


Zanesville, Ohio

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Engage AmeriCorps members in all aspects of the operation of the Buckeye State Native Tree Nursery to increase the supply of native trees available for ecosystem restoration and reforestation projects in Ohio.

Opportunity description

Lead a crew of 3-4 dedicated AmeriCorps member under the guidance of the Buckeye State Tree Nursery Manager to assist with all tasks related to the propagation and care of native plants at the nursery. members will also assist with community outreach and education related to the nursery.


  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare

Requirements and qualifications


Significant walking, climbing, and lifting; Access to a vehicle; Background Check

Preferred qualifications

Leadership experience. Basic knowledge of botany, dendrology, or forest science.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Reforestation or afforestation
  • Forestry
  • Tree planting and urban forestry
  • Local ecosystem restoration

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor