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Conservation Corps of Long Beach Corps Member

Conservation Corps of Long Beach


Opportunity summary

Term length

4/1/2024 - 3/31/2025

Application window

4/1/2024 - 6/1/2025


Long Beach, California

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Engage young adults, ages 18-26, in urban forestry, wildfire prevention and fuels reduction, habitat restoration, urban shoreline restoration and preservation, forestry, city park/green space development and maintenance, stormwater management, tree planting, recycling, disaster response, development of community and school-based gardens, and urban river ranger training.

Opportunity description

There are at least 75 openings for this position throughout the year. We offer 2 programs: 1) paid work experience combined with program for 18-26 year olds, and 2) 1-year job readiness for 18-26 year olds with a High School diploma. Once Corpsmembers have completed orientation, they are placed into a series of industry-specific learning cohorts that they will complete over the course of a year. Additionally, they are placed in work crews for hands-on training in the field.


  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate

Requirements and qualifications


Ages 18-26. Fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon first day of hire. Original high school diploma or copy of transcripts from last school attended. Two forms of proper identification.

Preferred qualifications

No experience required.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Biodiversity protection and restoration
  • Wildfire prevention and fuels reduction
  • Waterway restoration
  • Outdoor recreation access improvements
  • Forestry
  • Indigenous knowledge reclamation
  • Historic cultural and language preservation
  • City parks and greenspaces creation and maintenance
  • Stormwater management
  • Tree planting and urban forestry
  • Extreme heat mitigation
  • Recycling and composting programs
  • Environmental justice
  • Disaster preparedness recovery and response
  • Coastal wetlands restoration
  • Local ecosystem restoration
  • Economic development support for energy transition communities
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Community gardens
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Urban
  • Outdoor