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Adult Conservation Crews

Fuels and Fire Crew Member


  • Fuels and Fire Crew Member : Central Divide

    Location: Helena, MT
    Ages: 17-30, up to 35 for military veterans
    Program Dates: 5/15/2023-10/25/2023
    Living Allowance: $920.00 biweekly before taxes are taken out
    AmeriCorps Education Award: $3,447.50 upon completion of the program
    Health Insurance: Provided at NO COST
    Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!
    Food Per Diem while on Projects
    Access to Pro Deals!
    Housing options may be available in specific regions; talk with a Program Manager to learn more!!

    This crew has the potential to be deployed on wildland fire incident responses and prescribed burn projects.
    The majority of the project work will include chainsaw work with the Salmon Challis National Forest in Idaho

  • Women's Fuels and Fire Crew Member

    Location: Bozeman, MT
    Ages: 17-30, up to 35 for military veterans
    Dates: 5/1/2023-8/18/2023
    Living Allowance: $920.00 biweekly before taxes are taken out
    Education Award: $1,824.07 upon completion of the program
    Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!
    Food Per Diem while on Projects
    Access to Pro Deals!
    Housing options may be available in specific regions; talk with a Program Manager to learn more!!

    This crew is for anyone who identifies as a woman. We welcome trans applicants who are comfortable in a female-identifying space.
    This crew does NOT work on a prescribed burn during the term of service
    The majority of project work will be chainsaw work for the BLM in Wyoming


These crews will consist of 2 leaders and 4 members. These crews receive training and certifications to prepare for fire crew work after the term has ended.

Work includes:  wildland fuels mitigation projects, high amount of chainsaw use, fireline construction and forest health monitoring activities. Other projects include: building or maintaining trails, treating or removing invasive species, building fences, and many more.  Not all crews will work on all types of projects.  

This crew will allow you to get loads of trigger time and expose you to connections in the fuel’s reduction and fire world. If you're ready for a rugged season with a lot of hard work, this is the crew for you!

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