Summer Youth Crews

This program is for current high school students and recent high school graduates to spend a summer working on conservation projects throughout the City of Austin and Travis County or City of Houston and Harris County. Members will work on trail improvement and habitat restoration projects led by two adult Crew Leaders. Opportunities for travel and camping will be provided. Crews will focus on building conservation skills and engaging in environmental education. The program works in partnership with several agencies and organizations dedicated to serving youth and the environment.

 

Summer Youth Crew Members: Ages 17-21
Term: June 2019 – August 2019
Accepting March & April

Benefits

  • $1,218 per month living stipend
  • Americorps Education Award
  • Student Loan Deferment
  • Wilderness and Remote First Aid Certification
  • CPR/First Aid Certification
  • Technical Skills Training
  • Fundamental Skills Training


Qualifications – Must Have

  • Between the ages of 17-21
  • Ability to have transportation to and from American YouthWorks in Southeast Austin, Monday through Friday
  • US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
  • Clean 3-year Driving Record
  • Commitment to completing entire term of service
  • Strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of people
  • Willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on one overnight trip at the end of their term (up to 7 days, dates and location TBD)

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