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.

Duties Include:

  • 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