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Southwest Conservation Corps

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COVID-19 Update: Dear Applicants and Potential Participants,

Our crews and individual placements have always been the foundation and driving force of this organization. The safety of our participants has always been our utmost priority. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 situation, we have activated an Incident Response Team and are working around the clock to monitor and manage the effects of the outbreak. Conservation Legacy and its programs are strictly following guidelines provided by the Center for Disease Control (CDC), the World Health Organization (WHO) and local public health agencies. If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out to your program or recruitment staff.

As conditions change, Conservation Legacy policies will evolve—we will post our most recent updates on our website and via social media. Please stay connected for the most up to date information.

We urge everyone to follow CDC and WHO protocols to limit the spread of the virus. We hope that you and your families are well.

In Service,

Conservation Legacy and Program Staff

We're glad you're interested in joining us!

Please see the tables below for Southwest Conservation Corps opportunities.

See SCC's current leadership opportunities here.

See all of Conservation Legacy's program openings here.

Adult Conservation Crews

Please click the 'Apply Here' link in the table below to learn more about each position and to apply.


August 30th - November 5th

Position TitleLocationDatesApplication
Summer Conservation Crew MemberDurango or Salida, COMay 30th to August 12th, 2022Apply Here!
Summer Queer Conservation Crew Member Durango, COMay 30th to August 12th, 2022Apply Here!
14ers Conservation Crew MemberSalida, COMay 30th to October 28th, 2022Apply Here!
Leaders of Color - Crew MemberSalida, COMay 30th to October 28th, 2022Apply Here!
Women's + Chainsaw Crew MemberSalida, COMay 30th to October 28th, 2022Apply Here!
Crosscut Saw Crew Member Durango, COMay 30th to mid-November 2022Apply Here!
Long Term Conservation Crew MemberDurango, COMay 30th to mid-November 2022Apply Here!
Women's + Conservation Crew MemberDurango, COMay 30th to mid-November 2022Apply Here!

Veterans Fire Corps

Please click the 'Apply Here' link in the table below to learn more about each position and to apply.

Position TitleLocationDatesApplication
Four Corners • Veterans Fire Corps Crew Member
Durango, COJanuary 10, 2022 – March 18
OR
April 11 – August 5
OR
August 15 – November 11, 2022
Apply Here!

YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES • FOUR CORNERS & LOS VALLES REGIONS

Position TitleService RegionDatesApplication
Positions are full for 2021. Check back in January for next season!

Small Teams: AIM (Assessment, Inventory, and Monitoring) and Strike Teams

To view all AIM and Strike Team positions, please visit the SCC Small Teams page and click each position's "Apply here" for more information.

Position TitleLocationDatesApplication
Dolores River Restoration Partnership Strike Team Crew MemberDurango, COApril 18 – August 12, 2022Apply Here!
Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew MemberDurango, COMarch 28 – October 28, 2022Apply Here!
Ecological Monitoring Crew MemberColorado Locations: Canon City, Dolores, Grand Junction, Gunnison, Monte Vista Montrose
New Mexico Locations: Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Farmington, Socorro, Taos
April 25th, 2022 – October 7th, 2022
OR
May 16th, 2022 – October 28th, 2022
(Dates Vary by Location)
Apply Here!
Wadeable Streams and Rivers (Lotic) Monitoring Crew MemberTaos, NMApril 11, 2022 to September 23, 2022Apply Here!
Emergency Stabilization & Recovery / Fuels Reduction Monitoring Member Montrose, COApril 25th, 2022 – October 7th, 2022Apply Here!
Ecological Monitoring RETURN Crew MemberColorado Locations: Canon City, Dolores, Grand Junction, Gunnison, Monte Vista Montrose
New Mexico Locations: Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Farmington, Socorro, Taos
April 25th, 2022 – October 7th, 2022
OR
May 16th, 2022 – October 28th, 2022
(Dates Vary by Location)
Apply Here!