Austin, TX Term Dates: 1/4/22 – 7/22/22
Houston, TX Term Dates: 1/10/22 – 12/9/22
A Conservation & Disaster crew is made up of 2 AmeriCorps Crew Leaders and 4-8 Crew Members. Conservation projects may include habitat restoration, disaster mitigation, trail work, and invasive species management on public lands throughout the state. The crew can travel throughout the region while camping for up to 10 days at a time.
As a Conservation & Disaster Crew Leader, you and a co-leader will guide your crew through the day-to-day responsibilities for a variety of conservation projects throughout the region. Conservation projects may include habitat restoration, disaster mitigation, trail work, and invasive species management on public lands throughout the state.
You may also be called on to help communities recovering from natural disasters. During a disaster response, members will work closely with FEMA and TX Division of Emergency Management during local and national disasters. A term as a crew leader with TxCC is both a challenging and rewarding experience that you will remember for the rest of your life while serving on a variety of conservation projects throughout Texas and helping communities recover from natural disasters!
Crew Leaders receive S212 Wildland Chainsaws Certification, FEMA Certifications, CPR AED Training, and Wilderness First Aid training
We also have opportunities to serve in Baton Rouge, LA. Click here for more information about positions available in different regions.