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Corps Member

Rocky Mountain Youth Corps - NM


Opportunity summary

Term length

6/3/2024 - 7/31/2024

Application window

3/1/2024 - 5/15/2024


Albuquerque, New Mexico

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

RMYC hires members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community to complete conservation projects in the Albuquerque area as crew. In addition to Deaf and Hard of Hearing individuals, Children of Deaf Adults (CODA's) and those who are fluent in ASL and Deaf culture are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Opportunity description

ASL Crews will work to safely complete outdoor environmental service projects in their communities. Project work may include 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.


  • Healthcare
  • Segal Education Award

Requirements and qualifications


17-30 years old. eligible for AmeriCorps Term of Service. Deaf, Hard of Hearing, Child of Deaf Adult (CODA). Fluent in ASL & Deaf Culture.

Preferred qualifications

No experience required.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Conservation
  • Habitat
  • Invasive species removal
  • Trails
  • Workforce development

Work environment

  • Outdoor