Overview

AZCC Corpsmember Responsibilities:

As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of a crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.

Expectations:

AZCC is a drug-free organization; alcohol and illegal substances are prohibited. AZCC is an independent program. The Corpsmember must supply her/her own personal outdoor gear and equipment such as a tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, day pack, multi-day pack, work pants, hiking/ work boots, personal cook set, personal food etc. AZCC will provide the tools, protective gear and transportation to projects.

Project Work:

The crew works directly with the Coconino National Forest to conduct field inventories on plant species.

Schedule:

The schedule will vary but will likely be Monday-Thursday, 40 hours/week. This schedule may be subject to change and could include evenings and weekends. It will also include a mix of day project work and some camping and overnight projects.

Compensation:

Corpsmembers are paid an AmeriCorps living stipend which averages $310 per week allocated bi-weekly. Upon completion of the term the Corpsmember will receive an education award in the amount of $1,538.36 to be used for paying off student loans or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college.

Timeline:

May 21 – August 17, 2018

Required SkillsQualifications:

To qualify, you must be between the ages of 21 and 25, and a US citizen that has received a high school diploma or GED, a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record. All offers of employment are conditional upon completion of an acceptable check of the National Sex Offender Public Registry and federal criminal background check. Must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.

About Arizona Conservation Corps

Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC), a program of Conservation Legacy, operates conservation service
programs across Arizona that empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities
and the environment. AZCC’s crews are supported from operational bases in Tucson, Flagstaff, and the
White Mountains and provide opportunities for young adults and recent era military veterans to
complete natural resource management projects either as part of a crew or as an individual placement.