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Heat crew

HEAT Crew

The Texas Conservation Corps’ Houston Environmental Action Team (HEAT) is a full-time AmeriCorps opportunity for young adults local to the Houston area that focuses on local urban conservation and restoration projects. This crew works locally on a regular schedule, Monday-Friday. 

We highly encourage you to apply if you are LGBTQ+, experiencing homelessness, or are involved with the criminal justice system.

 

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Term Dates

Crew Leader: April 2022 – December 9, 2022 (Still accepting applications!)

Crew Member: May 16, 2022 – December 9, 2022 and July 11, 2022 – December 9, 2022 

Job Duties

• Urban landscaping
• Public lands improvement
• Vegetation management
• Project partner communication and planning
• Maintaining vehicles, tools, and equipment

Benefits

•  $1,550 monthly stipend for members | $1,700 monthly stipend for Crew Leaders
• $1,374.60-$6,495 | Segal AmeriCorps Education Award: money for qualified student loans, higher education and training programs. Learn more about AmeriCorps and this award.
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Federal student loan deferment
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Some gear and supplies provided
•  First Aid & CPR certification

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Personal and professional development
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Health insurance Benefits
•  Build connections with Houston community partners

 

Requirements

•  High school diploma or GED
•  Between the ages of 18-24
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US Citizenship or lawful permanent US Resident
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Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
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Ability to work outdoors in all weather types while doing hard, often repetitive, labor with hand & power tools
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Ability to work with a diverse group of people
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Commitment to complete the entire term of service

Leaders must also have at least 5 months of previous hands-on conservation or environmental experience

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Currently accepting Crew Member applications for May and July start dates!

Questions?

[email protected]
512.744.1900 ext. 1313