Nevada Conservation Corps

2015 AmeriCorps Spring Crew Member

Description:  Spend three 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. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, and local and state agencies. Provide national service with your environmental restoration efforts and work in a diverse and beautiful array of desert, mountain and alpine habitats.

Timeline: Feb 16, 2015 – May 11, 2015

Compensation:  Living stipend of $3,500 and education award in the amount of $1,493 that can be used for paying off qualified student loans, or paying tuition for a Title IV accredited college.

Location: Based out of the GBI field station located in Las Vegas, NV for the duration of the spring season. Project locations will be primarily in the Lake Mead National Recreation Area and Sloan Canyon National Conservation Area.

Application Deadline: open until filled

Available Positions: 5

Contact: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org

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Archaeology Intern

Description:  Working collaboratively with the BLM Caliente Field Office, the Great Basin Institute is recruiting two Archaeology Intern to contribute to the management, protection and conservation of public lands by enhancing the ability of professional BLM staff to collect the information necessary for making informed decisions regarding the management of Cultural and Natural Resources in Eastern Nevada. Specific duties will include: (1) cultural site field monitoring; (2) field inventories to determine compliance with permits; (3) resource damage documentation; (4) GIS mapping and data management; (5) field reports; and (6) recreation site monitoring and compliance. This position would serve 2 consecutive AmeriCorps terms of service as described below.

Timeline: 1 900-hour position beginning January 5th 2015 – July 3rd, 2015 and 1 450-hour position beginning July 6th, 2015 through September 2nd, 2015

Compensation: Living Allowance: $7,000 for 900-hour position and $3,500 for 450-hour position. Education Award: $2,822 for 900-hour position and $1,493 for 450-hour position.

Location: Caliente, NV

Application Deadline: open until filled

Available Positions: 2

Contact: agladding@thegreatbasininstitute.org, no phone inquires please.

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