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Southwest Conservation Corps

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COVID-19 Update: Dear Applicants and Potential Participants,

Beginning January 1, 2023 Conservation Legacy will no longer require COVID-19 vaccination for members, staff or volunteers.

COVID-19 vaccinations are still highly recommended and encouraged by the organization, and we will closely monitor the national picture as well as our own trends and protocols as we continue to navigate the pandemic.

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.

Position TitleLocationDatesApplication
Long Term Conservation Crew MemberDurango, COMay 29th – November 17th, 2023 Apply here!
Long Term Conservation Crew MemberSalida, COMay 29th - October 27th 2023Apply here!
Summer Conservation Crew Member Durango, CO or Salida, COMay 29th – August 11th, 2023 Apply here!
Leaders of Color Crew MemberSalida, COMay 29th - October 27th, 2023Apply here!
Four Corners Queer Crew MemberDurango, COMay 29th – August 11th or November 17th, 2023 (flexible)Apply here!
Women's+ Conservation Crew MemberDurango, COMay 29th – August 11th, 2023Apply here!
Women's+ Saw Crew Member Salida, COMay 29th - August 11th, 2023Apply here!
Fuels and Fire Saw Crew MemberSalida, COMay 29th - October 27th 2023Apply here!
Alamosa Adult Crew Member Salida, COMay 29th - August 11th 2023Apply here!

Veterans Fire Corps

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

Position TitleLocationDates Application
Veterans Fire Corps Crew MemberDurango, COJanuary – March 24th, 2023 Apply here
Veterans Fire Corps Crew Member Salida, COMay 8th, 2023 - October or November 2023Apply here

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
Watershed Strike Team Crew MemberDurango, COApril 3, 2023 – November 3, 2023Apply here!
SJNF Rangeland Management Crew MemberDurango, COMay 29th – August 11th, 2023 Apply here!
NFWF Noxious Weeds Strike Crew MemberDurango, COMay 29th – August 25th, 2023 Apply here!
Crew Member: Vegetation Monitoring with the BLM on the Western Slope Dolores, Montrose, or Grand Junction, COApril 17th – September 29th, 2023Apply here!
Crew Member: Vegetation Monitoring across New Mexico and Colorado BLM Field Offices in Gunnison, Canyon City, Monte Vista, Taos, Farmington, Albuquerque, Socorro, Roswell, or CarlsbadMay 8th - October 20th, 2023Apply here!
Pagosa Ranger District Wilderness Crosscut Strike Team MemberPagosa Springs, COMay 29th – August 11th, 2023 Apply here!
Santa Fe National Forest Strike Team MemberDurango, CO;
Project work in Santa Fe National Forest, NM
May 29th – August 11th, 2023 Apply here!