Applications will be accepted starting January 3rd, 2022!
To apply for our LRCC program, click here!(link is external)
The Squam Lakes Association has six half-year positions (22.5 weeks) available for the 2022 Summer/Fall LRCC program. LRCC-SLA members receive hands-on conservation experience and certifications over a broad range of areas that ensure that members are capable of independently approaching a variety of tasks in the environmental conservation field.
- Scuba Diving to remove aquatic invasive species
- Caretaking our low-impact campsites: checking in campers, educating the public, maintaining composting toilets, etc.
- Maintaining the SLA’s 50+ miles of trail in the Squam Range
- Leading volunteer crews in the field
- Creating and running engaging environmental education programs, including trail and lake hosting to educate the public on regional conservation initiatives
- Water Quality Monitoring
- Removing Terrestrial Invasive Species
- And more!
- Must be 18 years of age by May 16th, 2022
- Must be covered by health insurance for duration of program (health insurance available to full-year members only)
- Must be a competent swimmer
- Able to lift 50 pounds
- Able to carry and use heavy tools while hiking
- Able to hike at least 8 miles in a day
- Able to work independently and with a group
- Available from May 16th, 2022 through October 19th, 2022
- Must meet the Corporation for National Community Service’s minimum requirements
- Must clear all required National Service Criminal History Checks
- Must be a US citizen, US national, or legal permanent resident of the US
- Must be high school graduates, GED recipients, or must be working toward attaining a high school diploma or GED during their term of service
- Open Water Diver certification
- Weed Control Diver certification
- Wilderness First Aid & CPR certifications
- NH Commercial boating license
- Housing with kitchen facilities
- Living allowance
- $534 distributed biweekly (subject to taxes)
- AmeriCorps Education Award of $3,172.50 received upon successful completion of program (minimum of 1700 hours)
Questions? Contact Danielle Plumlee, AmeriCorps Program Manager