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Young Adult Opportunities

What are the Benefits?

AmeriCorps Participants Receive Many Benefits!


*Benefits vary by position or individual eligibility. Contact us if you have questions.



Certifications*


  • Basic First Aid & CPR 
  • Wilderness Advanced First Aid
  • Chainsaw Certification
  • Crosscut Certification 
  • Applicators License
  • Defensive Driving

Training and Opportunities*


  • Training on Resume Building, Interviewing, and Federal Hiring
  • Hand & Power Tool Use (including chainsaw and crosscut saw)
  • Backcountry Travel & Navigation
  • Trail Maintenance & Construction
  • Leave No Trace
  • Habitat Management & Improvement
  • Leadership development program. This program will enhance, communication, team building, and stewardship. 
  • Learn about natural resource management
  • Develop life skills, work skills, and a strong service ethic
  • Connect with project partners: federal, state, and non-profits for career opportunities
  • Join our network of alumni in natural resource careers all over the country
  • Work in beautiful, wild, and protected places.
  • Work in National Forests, wilderness areas, and National Parks. 
  • Make lasting changes to the environment, climate, and our communities.

*Benefits vary by position or individual eligibility. Contact us if you have questions.

 

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