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Arizona Conservation Corps
Position title :Crew Member
Deadline to apply :Applications accepted on rolling basis
Town, City, Park, etc :Flagstaff
State / Territory :Arizona
Organization/Program Description :
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC):
Arizona Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930s. This AZCC crew is focused on connecting young adults (ages 18-25) with conservation service work projects on public lands. AZCC operates programs across Arizona that engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation. AZCC has program offices in Flagstaff, the White Mountains, and Tucson.
Position Description :
AZCC works with a variety of land management agencies in Arizona, 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.
AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. The crew member must supply his/her/their own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots, etc. AZCC will provide the tools, personal protective gear, budget for crew meals and transportation to projects. AZCC has pro-deals and some gear available to borrow.