Nevada Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Crew Leader

Compensation: $8,000 for 900-hour/$4,000 for 450-hour living allowance; $2,822 for 900-hour/$1,493 for 450-hour AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem; Health insurance option for 900-hour

Possible Location(s): Las Vegas, NV for 900-hour; Reno, NV for 450-hour

Immediate Supervisor(s): Crew Coordinator, Training & Education Coordinator, NCC Associate Director, NCC Director

Contract Length: 900-hour contract serves August 25, 2014-February 26, 2015; 450-hour contract serves from August 25, 2014-November 24, 2014

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Challenge yourself as a leader of a 5-person crew while conducting critical conservation work in some of the Southwest’s most beautiful areas…

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

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AmeriCorps Fall Crew Member - Reno

Compensation: $3,500 living allowance; $1,493 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem

Location: Based out of Reno, NV. Project sites in BLM Carson District & other Reno environs.

Immediate Supervisor: Crew Lead

Contract Length: 450-hour (13-week) contract from August 25, 2014 or September 2, 2014-November 24, 2014. Please be prepared to serve for entire term.

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Spend your fall 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 Fall Crew Member - Spring Mountains NRA

Compensation: $3,500 living allowance; $1,493 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem

Possible Location(s): Based out of Las Vegas, NV. Project sites in SMNRA.

Immediate Supervisor: Crew Lead

Contract Length: 450-hour (13-week) contract from August 25, 2014-November 20, 2014. Please be prepared to serve for entire term.

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Spend your fall 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 Leadership Advancement Program

Compensation: $16,000 living allowance; $5,645 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem

Possible Location(s): Teams will begin service in Southern Nevada, based in Las Vegas, and will remain there until the end of April, when they will be given the option to continue serving in the Las Vegas area or relocate to our Northern or Eastern Nevada field stations for the summer months.

Immediate Supervisor(s): Crew Lead, Training & Education Coordinator, NCC Associate Director

Contract Length: 1700-hour (1 year) contract from September 2, 2014-August 20, 2015. Please be prepared to serve for entire term.

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Spend this year working and camping outside in some of Nevada’s premier natural areas, and join a program designed to equip participants with the knowledge and skills needed to lead a crew in the field, developing communication and leadership skills for life…

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

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California Trail Interpretive Center AmeriCorps Intern

Compensation: $8,000 living allowance; $2,100 housing stipend; $2,822 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance

Location: Elko, NV

Immediate Supervisor: Lisa Dittman, Supervisory Park Ranger

Contract Length: 900-hour (26-week) starting August 25, 2014 or upon availability. Possibility for contract extension(s) in 900-hour increments upon positive performance review.

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: This position is intended for young persons interested in gaining professional development and experience in visitor outreach, interpretation, and public history. Must be between the ages of 17-25 for entire contract…

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

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AmeriCorps Environmental Education &Outreach Youth Interns

Compensation: $5,000 living allowance & $1,468 AmeriCorps Education Award (450-hour) OR $10,500 living allowance & $2,775 AmeriCorps Education Award (900-hour); Student Loan Forbearance & Paid Interest Accrual (on qualifying loans)

Location: Lake Mead Nat’l Recreation Area (Boulder, NV)

Contract Length: 450-hour (3-mo.) or 900-hour (6-mo.) contracts starting July 1, 2014 or upon availability

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Working collaboratively with Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LMNRA), the Great Basin Institute is recruiting at least three youth interns to assist with the implementation of interpretation and education programs…

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

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Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge Restoration & Biology AmeriCorps Intern

Compensation: $3,500 living allowance; $1,468 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; On-site Housing

Location: Moapa Valley NWR

Contract Length: 450-hour (3-mo.) contract starting July 1, 2014 or upon availability

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: This member will be responsible for facilitating several key components of ecological restoration of wetland, riparian, & desert habitat at Moapa Valley National Wildlife Refuge in Clark County…

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

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