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

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Louisiana Conservation Corps is looking for dedicated young adults to serve an 11-month Crew Leader term. We require all Crew Leader applicants to have at least 5 months of previous hands-on conservation experience including but not limited to:

    • Chainsaws
    • Habitat Restoration
    • Invasive Species Removal
    • Trail Work

LaCC provides our members with hands-on opportunities, extensive training in conservation and disaster response, and the freedom to develop personally and professionally. Our Crew Leaders help us facilitate training our members, therefore they need to have previous experience.

About Louisiana Conservation Corps

Louisiana Conservation Corps (LaCC) is an AmeriCorps program that empowers young people through conservation, education, service, and job training. Participants engage in hands-on projects on public lands, coastal regions, and disaster areas throughout the natural landscapes of Louisiana and surrounding states.

LaCC Conservation & Disaster Crews

Individuals on our Conservation & Disaster Crews love doing hard work in the outdoors. They hail from all across the country and show true enthusiasm for natural resource protection. These crews respond to state disasters, as well as federally declared national disasters.

Conservation & Disaster Crew Leaders:

Ages 21-28

Baton Rouge, LA

Upcoming Opportunities:

January 10, 2022 – December 9, 2022


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  • $1,700 per month living stipend
  • Americorps Education Award
  • Public Land Corps Hiring Authority eligibility
  • Non-private student loan deferment
  • First Aid certification
  • FEMA certifications
  • Technical skills training
  • Fundamental skills training
  • Health insurance

Qualifications – Must Have
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Between the ages of 21-28
  • US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
  • Clean 3-year Driving Record
  • Prior experience in camping, backcountry travel, or related field work
  • Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in rugged terrain, often wearing a 45lb backpack and carrying tools.
  • Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools
  • Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
  • Commitment to completing the 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 overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time