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San Jose Conservation Corps

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Opportunity summary

Term length

6/1/2024 - 5/31/2025

Application window

5/1/2024 - 4/30/2025

Location

San Jose, California

Hourly pay equivalent

$20.85

Project summary

Provide high-quality customer outreach to residents in priority Denver neighborhoods. Conduct needs-based surveys and educate residents on climate change. Provide resources to help them improve their quality of life, conserve energy and water, and address heat and water vulnerability in their home. In addition to community outreach, Climate Educators will get hands-on experience with the Energy & Water program's services in low-income households.

Opportunity description

Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level while making your community a better place? You can do all that and more as a corpsmember at the San Jose Conservation Corps. Our paid year-long job training program lets you develop professional skills that will set you up for success. You will get hands-on experience and training to prepare you for a financially sustaining career. Positions open on a rolling basis so apply anytime!

Benefits

  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Housing
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Must be between the ages of 18-27 years old. No prior work experience necessary. No minimum education required. Driver's license not required.

Preferred qualifications

Must be able to follow directions. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and as part of a team. Ability to lift 25 lbs and possibly more.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Biodiversity protection and restoration
  • Wildfire prevention and fuels reduction
  • Waterway restoration
  • Outdoor recreation access improvements
  • City parks and greenspaces creation and maintenance
  • Stormwater management
  • Tree planting and urban forestry
  • Disaster preparedness, recovery, and response

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Urban
  • Outdoor