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Working Lands Climate Corps Member

Utah State University - Utah Conservation Corps


Opportunity summary

Term length

05/15/24 - 11/14/24

Application window

04/28/24 - 09/30/24


Kaysville, Utah

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

The WLCC member will work to develop, manage, and evaluate educational and public workshops and classes centered on water quality, water conservation, and wetlands. Service activities also include working with the plant introduction manager, overseeing occasional tours and workshops dealing with natural resources, current watering systems, and educational support of demonstration gardens. Member will be responsible for outreach activities that track attendance and pre and post evaluations.


  • 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

Experience in Botanical Gardens, forestry, or related green industry activities. Willingness to work outdoors. An interest in conserving our natural resources. Communication skills in working with the public and co-workers. Work well in a team approach to accomplishing goals. Willingness to learn.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Forestry
  • Environmental Justice
  • Climate Smart Agriculture and Sustainable Farming
  • Natural Resource Preservation and Conservation

Work environment

  • Individual placement
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor