Nevada Conservation Corps

AmeriCorps Leadership Advancement Program

Compensation: $16,000 living allowance & $5,645 AmeriCorps Education Award OR $7,000 living allowance& $2,822 AmeriCorps Education Award; Student Loan Forbearance; Daily field per diem; Paid Health Insurance

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) OR 900-hour (6 mos.) contract options, starts ASAP

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: Amanda Pfaff, Training & Education Coordinator at apfaff@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.) starting mid-October

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 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 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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