Crew Member

Arizona Conservation Corps

In our effort to keep our participants, employees, partners, and the public safe, Conservation Legacy follows a mandatory vaccination policy, requiring all participants and employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Providing proof of vaccination is required prior to the first day of service. If you have any questions, or need to request an exemption, please review our policy, here: Conservation Legacy COVID-19 Vaccination Policy by Conservation Legacy – Issuu, or contact covid@conservationlegacy.org.

General Field Crews

AZCC’s Field Crew program engages motivated young adults (18-30) to complete challenging and impactful conservation service projects throughout Arizona and southern New Mexico. There is a variety of conservation projects with our adult camping crews!

Native Affinity Crews

A crew experience for Native, young adults (18-30) looking to have a hands-on experience completing conservation projects on public lands. The power and impact of native affinity programming is due to the network of operational support from AZCC and the shared corps experience.
Program Summary

Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC)

Arizona Conservation Corps, a program of Conservation Legacy, aims to continue the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps of the 1930’s. AZCC is focused on connecting youth, young adults, and recent era military veterans 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 and Tucson. AZCC is an independent, non-residential program. All members are responsible for finding housing while not on project.

Project Work

AZCC AmeriCorps members serve a term of National Service in the State of Arizona and parts of the Southwest on professionally supervised crews as they explore a variety of opportunities for careers in the outdoors, learn practical field skills, and develop confidence as emerging leaders in the field of conservation. Members are provided opportunities to learn and train under the guidance of professional staff within Conservation Legacy, while gaining career perspectives working alongside agency staff from the US Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, or Municipal, State and Non-profit organizations that work on our nation’s public and tribal lands. AZCC Crews will become proficient in environmental stewardship practices, general worksite safety, Leave No Trace principles and outdoor living skills. Most crews receive First Aid trainings.

Project work may vary due to seasonality and environmental safety concerns. Projects that crews typically work on may include, but are not limited to:

  • Trail construction and maintenance
  • Invasive species management, including pesticide application
  • Habitat restoration
  • Fence installation/repair
  • Land Management Inventory and Mapping
  • Fire fuels reduction
  • National Disaster Relief
  • Community Service
  • Recreation and facilities maintenance and construction

Qualifications

  • Be between the ages of 18 and 25, there is some flexibility to accept members up to age 30.
  • Have US Citizenship or Legal Permanent Residency status.
  • Have a high school diploma or GED
  • All offers of positions are conditional upon completion of an acceptable:
  • A nationwide check of the National Sex Offender Public website;
  • A fingerprint-based check of FBI criminal history record; and
  • A check of the State criminal history record repository for the individual’s State of residence AND State of service,
  • Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.

Please apply here

To apply for this job please visit azcorps.org.