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Adult Camping Field Crew Member

Conservation Corps New Mexico - Las Cruces, AZ, United States

Position Title: Adult Camping Field Crew Member
Position Type: Temporary Position
Application Review Begins: Thursday, June 06, 2019
Application Deadline: Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Institution: Conservation Corps New Mexico
Department/Division: Adult Camping Crew Member
Field (e.g., systematics):
City: Las Cruces, AZ, United States
General Information: Title: Adult Camping Field Crew
Start Date: September 2019
End Date: December 2019 or March 2020 (anticipated)
Status: 450-hour or 900-hour AmeriCorps Service Terms (subject to change)
Stipend: $295/week
Location: Las Cruces, NM, US
Benefits: Paid training, grocery budget while on project, AmeriCorps Education Award

Conservation Corps New Mexico (CCNM):
Conservation Corps New Mexico, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930's. CCNM is focused on connecting youth, young adults, and recent era military veterans with conservation service work projects on public lands. CCNM operates programs across the southwest that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation.
Qualifications/Requirements: To qualify, you must:
-Be between the ages of 18 and 25
-Have US citizenship
-Have a high school diploma or GED
-Pass background checks: all offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check
-Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award


Participant Essential Eligibility Requirements:
Essential eligibility requirements for the program must be met. If you are unable to meet certain requirements, we may be able to assist you with some modification unless it alters the fundamental nature of the program, compromises the health and safety of participants or staff, or places an undue financial or administrative burden on the organization. These requirements are written the same for all positions and therefore may not apply directly to your particular position.
Responsibilities: Field Crew Project Work:
CCNM works with a variety of land management agencies in New Mexico, Arizona, and western Texas such as the United States Forest Service, National Park Service and Bureau of Land Management. Projects vary across crews and locations, but it can include trail construction and maintenance, ecosystem restoration, fencing projects, invasive species removal, herbicide application and more.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): In order to be considered, you must apply on our website.
Apply here: https://corpsnm.org/open-positions
Compensation Range:
Contact Name: Julia Schaller, jschaller@conservationlegacy.org