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Conservation Crew Corps Member

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - NM

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Opportunity summary

Term length

4/22/2024 - 11/15/2024

Application window

3/1/2024 - 6/3/2024

Location

Taos, New Mexico

Hourly pay equivalent

$15.25

Project summary

Corpsmembers will complete conservation projects as a crew in Northern New Mexico. Crews will work an 8 day on, 6 day off "Spike" schedule, camping as a group at or near their project site. This crew will work until November 15th out of RMYC's Taos, NM office.

Opportunity description

Conservation Crews will work to safely complete conservation projects in their communities. Project work may include chainsaw work, trail work, fencing, invasive species removal, historic preservation, or other community improvement work. All Corps Members will receive both personal and professional development training such as First Aid/CPR, Mental Health First Aid, financial management, and public speaking skills.

Benefits

  • Healthcare
  • Segal Education Award

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

18-25 years old, Eligible for AmeriCorps Term of Service, and available to camp for up to 8 days.

Preferred qualifications

No experience required.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Conservation
  • Forestry
  • Ecology
  • Habitat Restoration/Preservation
  • Wildfire Prevention

Work environment

  • Outdoor