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TXCC & LACC

Become part of the next generation of convervationists through environmental education, preservation and service.

Interested in joining TxCC? We recruit candidates who have a passion for environmental stewardship and working outdoors, with an interest in gaining new skill sets and experience. No previous corps experience is required to join our program.

OPPORTUNITIES

Texas Conservation Corps offers opportunities based in Austin, Houston, and at our partner sites. Check out the positions below to see what might work for you!

CONSERVATION CREWS

Our Adult Crews complete disaster mitigation, habitat restoration, trail projects, and provide disaster relief for the community and partners throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas.

Every crew consists of two Crew Leaders, and eight Crew Members. All of our Adult Crews work a similar schedule; either completing local work (Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm), or going on hitch to complete 10 day long projects (please visit our Schedules & Hitch page for more information).

During their term, our Crew Leaders & Members are enrolled in an AmeriCorps term of service. In addition to on the job training, our members receive AmeriCorps benefits.

Crews are funded by: The Corps Network, OneStar, and The Corporation for National and Community Service.

 

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 Crew Leader

Crew Member

HARVEY STRIKE TEAMS

In partnership with JPMorgan Chase, Texas Conservation Corps is proud to announce the creation of our Harvey Strike Teams! Gain valuable construction skills and serve the community by working on job sites throughout the Houston metro area repairing low-income homes affected by Hurricane Harvey.

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 Crew Leader

Crew Member

INDIVIDUAL PLACEMENTS

Each year Texas Conservation Corps has the opportunity to place individuals with our Federal, State, non-profit, and local partners. These members serve full-time at our participating partner sites for the length of their service term. The work activities are developed by our partners and are unique to that position description and site.

Current Positions:

San Antonio Missions National Historical Park
Masonry & Conservation IP

US Forest Service Resource Assistant Placement
Bessey Ranger District Nebraska
Visitor Information and Recreation Specialist

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SUMMER YOUTH PROGRAMS

Youth Conservation Corps (YCC)
In partnership with the US Forest Service & National Park Service, TxCC sends Crew Leaders to various collaborating locations to assist with running a Youth Conservation Corps crew. Crew Leaders will work and live in the National Forest or National Park for the duration of the term, performing habitat restoration, trail building and other conservation practices. Crew Members are high school students (typically 15-18) and are recruited by the partner sites from the local area.

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.

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 Youth Crew Leader

Youth Crew Member

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