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Land Conservation Crew Member - SFR

Mile High Youth Corps


Opportunity summary

Term length

5/20/2024 - 8/16/2024

Application window

4/26/2024 - 5/18/2024


Colorado Springs, Colorado

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

Land Conservation Crew Members serve on environmental stewardship projects such as: invasive tree removal, wildland fire mitigation, ecological restoration, and noxious weed management.

Opportunity description

Land Conservation Crew Members (called Corpsmembers) serve on environmental stewardship projects throughout the Southern Front Range region. Corpsmembers will be enrolled in AmeriCorps—a national community service program. No experience is required! We will provide you with hands-on training related to all projects.


  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Federal noncompetitive hiring authority
  • Mental and behavioral health benefits

Requirements and qualifications


Pre-service National Service Criminal History Check required. Corpsmembers must not engage in any prohibited activities as listed in the AmeriCorps Member Service Agreement.

Preferred qualifications

Between the ages of 18-24. High school or GED graduate or still enrolled. Must be eligible for enrollment in AmeriCorps as a US Citizen, National or Lawful Permenant Resident. Must be physically fit, able to lift 50 lbs., spend 8-10 hours a day in all weather conditions (e.g. sun, heat, wind, rain, etc.) and hike up to 7 miles with a day pack.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Wildfire prevention and fuels reduction
  • Reforestation or afforestation
  • Outdoor recreation access improvements
  • Forestry
  • Indigenous knowledge reclamation
  • Tree planting and urban forestry
  • Local ecosystem restoration
  • Soil and water conservation
  • Marketing and outreach

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Individual placement
  • Rural
  • Urban
  • Traveling
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor