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Texas Conservation Corps works with our partners to provide Individual Placements, AmeriCorps members who serve the duration of their term at the partner site. During this time, Texas Conservation Corps assists the partner with tools and resources to complete their project objectives, as well as manages members’ timesheets and project reporting.

In order to facilitate a rewarding experience, TxCC works with the site to define measurable outcomes that the Individual Placement is able to fulfill.

Listed below are the positions we are currently recruiting for, or we recruit for annually. Benefits & qualifications vary by position. For more information on a specific position, please contact [email protected]

San Antonio Missions Cultural Landscape Apprentice (4 positions)

In partnership with the National Park Service and National Park Foundation, this position is part of a national effort to help ensure that the more than 400 national parks across the country preserve, reflect, and engage with diverse stories of Hispanic and Latinx communities throughout U.S. history and for future generations. Members will receive job training and complete work including grounds preservation maintenance, irrigation system management, landscape bed rehabilitation, and other associated tasks within the park’s multiple historic cultural landscapes.

The Cultural Landscape Apprentice Program is specifically designed to engage Hispanic and Latinx young adults, ages 18 – 28, who are local to the San Antonio Missions Community and interested in natural and cultural resource management careers.

Cultural Landscape Apprentice: 18-28
Term: Dec 14, 2020 – May 28, 2021
No longer accepting applications

Sabine National Forest Individual Placement

In partnership with the US Forest Service, TxCC will be placing a Forestry Technician AmeriCorps member at Sabine National Forest near Zavalla, Texas. This position will work alongside USFS Recreation Program staff to work in several recreation areas throughout the forest. This position will help manage trails, campgrounds, recreation areas, facilities, and the budget for the recreation program

The ideal candidate for this position would be from the Lufkin/Zavalla area and would have experience working on trail or outdoor recreation crews.

Forestry Technician AmeriCorps Member: 21-28
Term: Winter 2021
Application Coming Soon

San Antonio Missions Individual Placements

TxCC’s Masonry and Environmental Conservation program is based in San Antonio and is an exciting opportunity to restore and preserve both interior and exterior surfaces of the Historic San Antonio Missions. These members work closely with NPS staff. With two AmeriCorps members in each of the following positions:

Masonry Positions – work on masonry projects, including re-pointing of mortar joints and stonework
Cultural Landscape Positions- perform vegetation removal and general park maintenance

Masonry & Cultural Landscape AmeriCorps Members: 21-28
Term: Winter 2021
Application Coming Soon

Big Thicket National Preserve Individual Placements

The Texas Conservation Corps’ Youth Paddling Program Assistant will help promote the National Park Service’s mission by leading youth through canoeing and kayaking adventures in Big Thicket National Preserve. The program strives to invite a larger audience into public lands by eliminating traditional barriers of inclusion in a safe and supportive environment. 

The ideal candidate for this opportunity will be familiar with the water ways of east Texas and will be expected to engage with members of the community while helping to foster a positive experience with the outdoors and NPS staff. They will need to be able to swim and tread water.

Youth Paddling Program Assistant AmeriCorps Members: 21-28
Term: Spring 2021
Housing: on-site housing provided by NPS
Application Coming Soon

Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park Individual Placements

TxCC’s Ranch & Resource Management program is based at the Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park near Johnson City, TX. This is an exciting opportunity to help the park meet resource management goals like reducing the impact of invasive plants at the LBJ Ranch and meeting deferred maintenance goals through out the ranch. In addition the individual placement with learn first hand what goes into the management of a historic working ranch as part of an overall cultural landscape with significant natural resources.

Ranch & Resource Management AmeriCorps Members: 21-28
Term: July 2020 – September 2020
No longer accepting applications

Cane River Creole National Historical Park Individual Placements

This opportunity will partner with the National Park Service to provide hands-on experience with the management of historic structures and landscapes at the Cane Rive Creole National Historic Park. During this term members will help with vegetation management, minor building repairs and general custodial tasks at the park.

The ideal candidate for this position would be from the Natchitoches, LA area with an interest in launching their career with NPS.

Historic Structures & Landscapes Technician AmeriCorps Members: 21-28
Term: Fall 2020
No longer accepting applications

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