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White House Honors Anthony Ciocco, Southwest Conservation Corps Crew Leader, as a “Champion of Change” in engaging Next-Generation Leaders

PRESS RELEASE WASHINGTON, DC –March 18, 2014 – The White House today honored fourteen local heroes who are actively engaging communities and youth in environmental stewardship. The Champions of Change program was created as an opportunity for the White House to feature individuals doing extraordinary things to empower and inspire members of their communities.  Anthony […]

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Posted by SCC on Tuesday, March 18th, 2014.

Join Us At The Annual Youth Corps Awards Ceremony!

We’re proud to honor Auston Craig, who has been named a 2013 Corpsmember of the Year! We’re excited to celebrate this great achievement at the annual Youth Corps Awards Ceremony, coming up at the Colorado State Capitol on Feb. 3! Congratulations, Auston! Come Join Us: Annual Youth Corps Awards Ceremony (no charge) Monday, February 3, […]

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Posted by SCC on Friday, January 24th, 2014.

Ancestral Lands Youth Conservation Corps – A Summary of the Year!

       

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Posted by SCC on Tuesday, November 12th, 2013.

Veterans Day – thoughts from a Veteran Fire AmeriCorps Program Member

I have served over 11 years in the US military both in the active Army and the Army reserves, in that time I have seen some of the greatest accomplishments done by ordinary people in the times of need. Ordinary people no different than any other, except for the fact they volunteered to raise their […]

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Posted by SCC on Monday, November 11th, 2013.

SCC Official 21CSC Program!

The Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Department of the Interior (DOI) today announced that Southwest Conservation Corps is one of 91 initial organizations nationwide that have been approved as member organizations to help implement the Obama Administration’s 21st Century Conservation Service Corps (21CSC). The 21CSC is a national collaborative effort to put America’s youth […]

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Posted by SCC on Thursday, November 7th, 2013.

Civilian Conservation Corps Celebrates 80th Anniversary with National Event in Tucson along with Southwest Conservation Corps’ 15th Anniversary

Civilian Conservation Corps Celebrates 80th Anniversary with National Event in Tucson along with Southwest Conservation Corps’ 15th Anniversary  Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Legacy, Inc. will hold its national celebration of the 80th anniversary of the CCC in Tucson, AZ October 24-27.  CCC Legacy expects CCC alumni to join in the events along with other supporters, […]

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Posted by SCC on Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013.

Challenge, Doubt, Empowerment and Appreciation

I looked around, at the end of our second hitch at Disappointment  Creek, feeling satisfied. Hiking down the trail to the work site, I was last in line today. From up on the hill that overlooks our site one can see the work we’ve accomplished by the shape of the landscape. That visual confirmation of […]

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Posted by SCC on Wednesday, October 9th, 2013.

Reflecting on the importance of national service on 9/11

On days like today, I find it particularly challenging but also inspiring to be one small part of this country.  As we each take time to remember the tragedies that took place so many years ago, many also take time to participate in a National Service Day.   When I first joined an AmeriCorps program four […]

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Posted by SCC on Wednesday, September 11th, 2013.

SCC Staff Openings – Regional Director & Recruitment & Supportive Services Coordinator

SCC Sonoran Desert is hiring two new year-round, salaried staff positions with benefits. CLICK HERE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Posted by SCC on Tuesday, August 27th, 2013.

SCC seeks Director of Finance and Administration based in Durango, CO

DIRECTOR of FINANCE and ADMINISTRATION – Durango, CO Status Full time, Exempt Location Durango, CO Salary Group 6 – Starting 48-53K DOE Reports to CEO Start Date Applications will be reviewed starting August 18th, 2013, open   until filled Brief Description The Director of Finance and Administration is responsible for all the financial and administrative […]

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Posted by SCC on Thursday, August 22nd, 2013.
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