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Working Lands Climate Corps

The Corps Network


Opportunity summary

Term length

7/1/2024 - 9/30/2025

Application window

5/1/2024 - 9/1/2024


Multiple Locations, District of Columbia

Hourly pay equivalent


Project summary

A program of the American Climate Corps, the Working Lands Climate Corps will engage at least 100 young adults in technical skills training in climate-smart agriculture and forestry practices at host sites across the country.

Opportunity description

Members will focus on supporting partner programs to connect landowners with available resources from USDA’s NRCS regarding Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry. This will be accomplished through supporting the creation of outreach materials, reaching underserved communities with Climate Smart Agriculture and Forestry practices, and supporting trainings on climate-smart practices. Members will gain skills for job readiness and improve transferable skills, such as teamwork and verbal communication. Position locations, qualifications, and benefits may vary by location. For consideration for all available positions, submit an application using the link above.


  • Education benefit
  • Healthcare
  • Childcare

Requirements and qualifications


Be at least 17 years old at the start of service. Have a high school diploma or equivalent or agree to obtain a high school diploma prior to using the earned education award. Be a citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident alien of the United States. Satisfy the National Service Criminal History Check eligibility criteria. Other qualifications may be required by the host site.

Preferred qualifications

Additional qualifications may vary by host location.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Forestry
  • Environmental justice
  • Climate smart agriculture and sustainable farming
  • Natural Resource Preservation and Conservation

Work environment

  • Team based
  • Individual placement
  • Rural
  • Urban