Vermont Youth Conservation Corps
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Current Job dates:

Currently recruiting for the season that runs from May 20th, 2024 to November 2nd, 2024.

  • Seasonal Trail Coordinator

    Conservation Program
    Jobs are across the great state of Vermont
    $20.00 - $21.00 / hour

    Advance your career in conservation by supporting crews in the field. Experience the beauty of Vermont’s forests and mountains, expand your professional network, and gain administrative skills. The Trail Coordinator will support the completion of several fall projects and deliver hands-on training focused on trail-building and camping skills.

    Dates: August 1 - October 31 

    Schedule: Monday to Friday, with some weekends and overnights required 

    Benefits: Depending on employment status this position may be eligible for medical and dental insurance, disability and group life insurance and compensated time off and sick time (with supervisor approval).

    VYCC engages young people in hands-on projects that benefit Vermont’s environment and communities. Field Supervisors are essential to the success of any Conservation Crew and their efforts have a significant impact on habitat, water quality, and outdoor recreation in Vermont.

    Follow the link to learn more specifics: Positions – Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

  • Advanced Trail Crew Member

    Conservation Program
    Jobs are across the great state of Vermont
    $595.00 / week

    Advanced Trail Crew Member (AmeriCorps): Take on VYCC’s most rugged and technical trails projects. This is an opportunity for people with trail work experience to build on existing skills and work in the backcountry. Projects include new trail construction, maintenance, and dry stone masonry. Depart Richmond each Monday morning, camp and work until a Friday return to Richmond. Tools and most camping gear are provided.

    Dates: August 26 – November 2, 2024

    Schedule: Monday to Friday

    AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of service: $1,459.26

    Age requirement: 18+

    These Members camp with their crew during the work week.

    VYCC engages young people in hands-on projects that benefit Vermont’s environment and communities. Crew Members are essential to the success of any Conservation Crew and their efforts have a significant impact on habitat, water quality, and outdoor recreation in Vermont.

    Follow the link to learn more specifics: Positions – Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

  • Fall Camping Crew Member

    Conservation Program
    Jobs are across the great state of Vermont
    $481.00 / week

    Fall Camping Crew Member (AmeriCorps): Explore and improve multiple places in Vermont by completing trail, water quality, and/or carpentry projects. Depart Richmond each Monday morning, camp and work until a Friday return to Richmond. Crew Leaders, project partners and VYCC staff will teach the crew how to do each project. Tools and most camping gear are provided.

    Dates: September 3 – November 2, 2024

    Schedule: Monday to Friday

    AmeriCorps Education Award upon completion of service: $1,459.26

    Age requirement: 18+

    These Members camp with their crew during the work week.

    VYCC engages young people in hands-on projects that benefit Vermont’s environment and communities. Crew Members are essential to the success of any Conservation Crew and their efforts have a significant impact on habitat, water quality, and outdoor recreation in Vermont.

    Follow the link to learn more specifics: Positions – Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

  • Fall Camping Crew Leader

    Conservation Program
    Jobs are across the great state of Vermont
    $715.00 - $760.00 / week

    Co-lead a crew in trail, water quality, and carpentry projects. Depart Richmond each Monday morning, camp and work until a Friday return to Richmond.

    Dates: August 19 – November 2, 2024

    Schedule: Monday to Friday; full time

    Age Requirement: 21+

    Crew Leaders camp with their crews during the work week.

    VYCC engages young people in hands-on projects that benefit Vermont’s environment and communities. The work of a Conservation Crew may include trail construction and maintenance, carpentry and construction, water quality improvement, and/or forest management. Conservation Crew Leaders are essential to the success of any Conservation Crew and their efforts have a significant impact on habitat, water quality, and outdoor recreation in Vermont. 

    Follow the link to learn more specifics: Positions – Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

How to Apply

VYCC fills positions on a rolling basis. Preference is given to early applicants. To apply, visit our website and learn more about our available positions. After you’ve decided which position(s) you’d like to apply for, complete the application on our website. A VYCC staff member will reach out to you within 2-3 days after you submit your application.

The most important things for prospective applicants to know is that all positions are paid, there are spots for those with experience and people new to the field, applying is easy, and you’ll make a huge impact!

VYCC is committed to being an organization that is inclusive and welcoming. VYCC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


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