Nevada Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Crew Leader

Compensation: $8,000 living allowance; $2,822 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem

Location: Las Vegas, NV

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

Contract Length: 900-hour (6-month) contract from September 1, 2014 OR ASAP – February 26, 2015. Please be prepared to serve for entire term.

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until position is 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. Participate as a mentor for Leadership Advancement candidates…

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

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AmeriCorps Fall Crew Member - Reno

Compensation: $3,500 living allowance ($3,835 for extended contract); $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 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 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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AmeriCorps Fall-Winter Restoration Crew Member

Compensation: $7,000 living allowance; $2,822 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem; Health insurance option

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Immediate Supervisor: Crew Lead

Contract Length: 900-hour contract from September 2, 2014-February 26, 2015; option to renew contract at end of term contingent on positive performance review

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Spend six months working and camping at 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 Burned Area Restoration, Exotic Vegetation Control & Habitat Restoration Technician

Compensation: $7,000 living allowance & $2,822 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance & Paid Interest Accrual (on qualifying loans); on-site housing provided

Location: Death Valley National Park

Contract Length: 900-hour (6-mo.) contract from September 22, 2014-March 20, 2015

Deadline to Apply: Applications accepted until positions are filled.

Description: Looking for a unique experience exploring Death Valley National Park? This position offers the rare opportunity to venture off the beaten path and see areas of the park that remain largely unvisited by the public. In cooperation with Death Valley National Park, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting two Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Interns to assist with cyclic maintenance of exotic vegetation control…

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

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AmeriCorps Environmental Education & Outreach Youth Interns

Compensation: $5,000 living allowance & $1,493 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 September 2, 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; $1,493 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; On-site Housing

Location: Moapa Valley NWR

Contract Length: 450-hour (3-mo.) contract starting September 2, 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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