Nevada Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Summer Crew Member

Compensation: $3,500 living allowance; $1,468 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem

Possible Location(s): Dependent upon crew selection, members could be based out of 1 of 3 field stations located in Reno, Las Vegas, or Great Basin National Park for the duration of the summer season. Project locations may include the Lake Tahoe Basin, Mt. Rose Wilderness, Ruby Mountains, Spring Mountains NRA, and Great Basin National Park among others.

Immediate Supervisor: Crew Lead

Contract Length: May 19, 2014 through August 14, 2014

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Spend your summer working and camping outside in some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage…

Contact: Genevieve Parker, HR Associate at gparker@thegreatbasininstitute.org

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AmeriCorps Six-Month Crew Member

Compensation: $7,000 living allowance; $2,775 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem

Possible Location(s): Members will be based out the Reno field office. Project locations may include Great Basin National Park, Spring Mountains NRA, Lake Mead NRA, Ash Meadows NWR, Desert NWR, Lake Tahoe Basin,  Desolation Wilderness Area, Mt. Rose Wilderness Area, Ruby Mountains, and Schell Mountain Range in eastern NV, and others.

Immediate Supervisor: Crew Lead

Contract Length: May 19, 2014 through November 13, 2014

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Spend six months working and camping outside in some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural heritage…

Contact: Genevieve Parker, HR Associate at gparker@thegreatbasininstitute.org

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Tahoe Resource Conservation District AmeriCorps Crew Member

Compensation: $8,000 living allowance; $2,775 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance

Location: South Lake Tahoe, CA

Immediate Supervisor: Crew Lead

Contract Length: May 19, 2014 through November 13, 2014

Deadline to Apply: April 11, 2014.

Description: In cooperation with the Tahoe Resource Conservation District, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting three Crew Members to serve as part of a crew implementing restoration, forestry, and maintenance projects…

Contact: Genevieve Parker, HR Associate at gparker@thegreatbasininstitute.org

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California Trail Interpretive Center AmeriCorps Intern

Compensation: $8,000 living allowance; $2,775 AmeriCorps Education Award; $2,000 housing stipend; Student Loan Forbearance

Location: California Trail Interpretive Center – Elko, NV area

Immediate Supervisor: Lisa Dittman, Supervisory Park Ranger

Contract Length: 900 hours (6 mos.) with the possibility of 900-hour (6-mos.) extensions. Start date is flexible, but will ideally begin by April 15, 2014.

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: In cooperation with the California Trail Center, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting two Interpretive Interns to participate in day-to-day operations of the Trail Center. The mission of the California Trail Center is to interpret the California Trail experience, its related themes, and provide educational and cultural enrichment to the general public…

Contact: Genevieve Parker, HR Associate at gparker@thegreatbasininstitute.org

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