Southwest Conservation Corps

Southwest Conservation Corps has just opened several Adult Conservation Crew Member positions! With increased living stipends, exciting projects, and amazing project partners, it’s going to be a great year! Read on to learn a little more –

As an AmeriCorps program participant with the Southwest Conservation Corps, your office is the great outdoors! Each crew consists of  6 members and 2 leaders. Crews serve and camp for 8 days at a time in either frontcountry (access to your crew vehicle and trailer), or backcountry (hiking all your supplies in with backpacks) locations, in all types of weather conditions. You will serve as a member of the crew; perform heavy manual labor, and complete conservation projects using a variety of manual and power tools. You will a participate in environmental education activities. Risk management is of utmost importance, and all procedures must be followed at all times.

Projects include trail construction & maintenance, habitat improvement, hazardous fuels reduction, re-vegetation and local environmental service projects. Crews may also complete technical and/or specialized projects depending on project partner needs, including disaster relief if the opportunity arises.

Summer Positions (May 30th – August 12th, 2022)

Summer Conservation Crew Member

                Location: Durango or Salida, CO (indicate preference in the application)

                Living Stipend: $400/week

Queer Conservation Crew Member

Location: Durango, CO

                Living Stipend: $400/week