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!
Our Adult Conservation 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, 8 am-5 pm) 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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Help keep Austin beautiful on the Austin Texas Land Stewards (ATLAS) Crew! This is an environmental stewardship program for Austin-area young adults that focuses on urban conservation and restoration projects with crews that work locally on a regular schedule, Monday- Friday.
Help keep Houston beautiful on the Houston Environmental Action Team (HEAT) Crew! This is an environmental program for Houston-area young adults that focuses on urban conservation and restoration projects with crews that work locally on a regular schedule, Monday- Friday.
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.
Texas and Louisiana Conservation Corps are proud to host specialized GulfCorps crews, funded by the RESTORE Act and NOAA from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill, these crew’s will help public lands and preserves in the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast regions.
This program is for current high school students and recent high school graduates to spend a summer working on conservation projects throughout the cities of Austin or Houston. 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.
In partnership with the US Forest Service Southern Region, TxCC has positions available offering extensive training and certifications in wildland firefighting and natural resource management. Crews will spend their season completing a variety of fire response activities, prescribed burns, conservation projects, and cyclical maintenance objectives on US Forest Service National Forests and Grasslands of Texas sites.
Veterans are highly encouraged to apply.
Our Immersion Crews live and work together for the entirety of their term of service, completing habitat restoration and trail projects throughout Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas.
Every crew consists of one Staff Crew Supervisor, one Crew Leader, and eight Crew Members. Immersion Crews will camp or stay in project partner housing for the duration of their term of service.
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.