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Tribal Youth Crew Members and Leaders

American YouthWorks


Opportunity summary

Term length

6/3/2024 - 8/2/2024

Application window

3/24/2024 - 5/20/2024


Houston, Texas

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

American YouthWorks Conservation Corps Conservation Crews AmeriCorps Members ages 18+ will participate in environmental conservation projects in parks, green spaces, and public lands in Texas and the surrounding region. Members may serve as a resource for state and federal disasters. Members are eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award upon successful program completion.

Opportunity description

 The Texas Conservation Corps' (TXCC) Summer Youth Program is an AmeriCorps opportunity specifically for Alabama-Coushatta members to work on local habitat restoration projects. TXCC is searching for 6 Alabama-Coushatta Members to join Summer Youth Crew positions for 900 hour half-time terms on Alabama-Coushatta tribal lands! Participants engage in hands-on conservation projects on public lands, coastal regions, National Parks and recreational areas across the Central Southern United States. 


  • Education benefit
  • Workforce credential or certificate
  • Healthcare

Requirements and qualifications


US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident. Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check.

Preferred qualifications

Commitment to completing an entire term of service. Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment. Function as part of a team and be able to get along with members of all races, genders, political beliefs, religions, experience levels. Crew leaders should have a clear 3-year driving record and between 3-5 months of previous hands-on conservation experience.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Natural resource preservation and conservation
  • Biodiversity protection and restoration
  • City parks and greenspaces creation and maintenance
  • Environmental education and training

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Outdoor