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Open Positions

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.

YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES • FOUR CORNERS & LOS VALLES REGIONS

Youth Crew Positions
LocationDatesApplication
Los Valles • Youth Field SupervisorSalida, COFeb -Aug 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Youth Crew Leader Salida, COMar 30 - Aug or Nov 2020 Apply Here!
Los Valles • Youth Crew Leader Development ProgramSalida, COMar 30 - Aug or Nov 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Youth Crew MemberSalida, COSummer 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Youth Crew LeaderDurango, COMar 30 - Aug or Nov 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Youth Crew Leader Development Program (AmeriCorps)Durango, COMar 30 - Aug or Nov 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Youth Crew Member Durango, COJune 7th - July 3rd,
July 12th - August 7th, 2020
Apply Here!

Individual Placements

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


Position Title Position DescriptionLocationDatesApplication
Continental Divide Trail Coalition Project CoordinatorWork with the Continental Divide Trail Coalition's Field Programs Department to provide stewardship support and activities along the Continental Divide Trail.Golden, CO5/4/2020-10/30/2020Apply Now!
Position Closes 3/25/2020
Ancestral Lands - Glen Canyon Interpretation TechnicianWork with the Natural Park Service at Glen Canyon National Monument to preserve the natural and cultural resources and values of the park for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.Page, AZ03/30/2020-01/08/2021Apply Now!
Position Closes 02/24/2020
FC-FLIP Reforestation Individual PlacementJoin 2020's FLIP cohort working on public lands in the four corners area of Colorado! This position works with the USDA Forest Service and a team of forestry technicians to collect survival and stocking information in several tree plantations, clearcuts, and burned areas.Bayfield, CO5/25/2020-8/7/2020Apply Now!
Medicine Horse Therapy Garden High School InternshipJoin Southwest Conservation Corps' summer high school intern team by developing and maintaining healing and therapy gardens.Mancos, CO6/1/2020-8/28/2020Apply now!
Ancestral Lands - USDA Forest Service Jemez Recreation and Resources Crew MemberWork with USDA Forest Service staff as a Recreation and Resources Crew Member to promote and protect natural and cultural resources in the Jemez National Recreation Area.Jemez Springs, NMJune 8, 2020 - August 21, 2020Apply Now!
Ancestral Lands - Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge Biological TechnicianWork with U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge to help support the refuge's Biology Program.Albuquerque, NMMarch 2, 2020 - February 26, 2021Apply Now!
FC-FLIP • Visitor Information Specialist Individual Placement
Join 2020's FLIP cohort working on public lands in the four corners area of Colorado! This position works with the USDA Forest Service and interacts with the public to disseminate information and provide a great experience to all visitors.Dolores, COMay 25 - Aug 7, 2020Apply Now!
FC-FLIP • Range Technician Individual Placement
Join 2020's FLIP cohort working on public lands in the four corners area of Colorado! This position works with the USDA Forest Service on rangelands in SW Colorado with a focus on noxious weed management and general ecology.Bayfield, COMay 25 - Aug 7, 2020Apply Now!
FC-FLIP • Field Hydrology Individual Placement
Join 2020's FLIP cohort working on public lands in the four corners area of Colorado! Work with the San Juan National Forest's Hydrology Program on a variety of projects ranging from water resources inventories to water quality sampling.Durango, COMay 25 - Aug 7, 2020Apply Now!
BLM • Wild Horse & Burro Program Support Individual Placement
Work with the BLM's Wild Horse and Burro Program to ensure the health of wild horses and burros by coordinating adoption, reviewing and updating health records, and providing information about the program to the public.Canon City, COFeb 3 - Dec 18, 2020Apply Now!
Position Closes 12/11/19
Ancestral Lands • Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Individual Placement
Work with Canyons of the Ancients Visitor Center and Museum staff on projects related to education, curation, and archaeology. Create educational opportunities for local students and visitors, gain valuable experience working with archaeological collections, and join archaeologists during site visits throughout the monument.Dolores, COSpring 2020Apply Here!
Ancestral Lands • Fort Pierre National Grassland Resource Assistant
Help the Fort Pierre Ranger District with land management of the 116,000 acre Fort Pierre National Grassland. Create a coloring book that highlights ecology and Lakota values while also working on habitat improvement projects for pronghorns, pollinators,and other grassland species.Ft. Pierre, SDSummer 2020Apply 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
Los Valles • Veterans Fire Corps-Crew Member Salida, COMay 3 - August 18 or October 30Apply Here!
Los Valles • Veterans Fire Corps Crew Leader Salida, COMar 30 – Oct 30, 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Veterans Fire Corps Crew Member
Durango, COMar 16 - Jul 31, 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Veterans Fire Corps Fall Crew MemberDurango, COAugust 10 - November 20, 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Veterans Fire Corps Crew Leader
Durango, COMar 9 - Nov 20, 2020Apply 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
Four Corners • Crew LeaderDurango, COMar 30 – Mid Nov
Apply Here!
Four Corners • Adult Crew Leader Development ProgramDurango, COMar 30, – Mid Nov Apply Here!
Four Corners • Strike Team Crew Leader (Trails)Durango, COMar 30 – Mid Oct Apply Here!
Four Corners • Strike Team Crew memberDurango, COMay 25 - Oct 2Apply Here!
Four Corners • Crosscut Saw Crew MemberDurango, COMay 25 - Aug 7Apply Here!
Four Corners • Long Term Conservation Crew MemberDurango, COMay 25 - Nov 2020 Apply Here!
Four Corners • Summer Conservation Crew MemberDurango, COMay 25 - Aug 7, 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Continental Divide Backcountry Trail Crew MemberDurango, COMay 25 - November Apply Here!
Los Valles • 14er’s Conservation Crew MemberSalida, COMay 25 - Oct 30, 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Great Sand Dunes National Park Crew MemberSalida, COMay 25 - Oct 30, 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Women’s Saw Crew MemberSalida, COMay 25 - Oct 30, 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Summer Crew MemberSalida, COMay 25 - Aug 7, 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Crew LeaderSalida, COMar 30 – Mid Nov 2020
Apply Here!
Los Valles • Adult Crew Leader Development ProgramSalida, COMar 30 – Mid Nov 2020 Apply Here!

Ancestral Lands

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

Position TitleLocationDateApplication
Hopi • Alumni Crew (Restoration Certificate Program) • Crew MemberKykotsmovi, AZMar 30 - Nov 27, 2020Apply Here!
Albuquerque • High School Equivalency • Crew MemberAlbuquerque, NMMar 30 - Aug 2020Apply Here!
Zuni • Spring Alumni Crew MemberZuni, NMMar 23 - late Sep 2020Apply Here!
Diné (Navajo) • Spring Crew Member
Gallup, NMMar 23 - Sep or Dec 2020 Apply 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
AIM Crew Leaders and Members
MultipleVaryingClick here for more info