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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.

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
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, SDTBDApply Here!

YOUTH OPPORTUNITIES • FOUR CORNERS & LOS VALLES REGIONS

Position TitleLocationDatesApplication
Four Corners • Youth Crew Leader
Durango, COMarch 29th - August 13thApply Here!
Four Corners • Youth Crew Leader Development Program Durango, COMarch 29th - August 13thApply Here!
Los Valles Youth Crew Leader Salida, COMarch 29th - August 13thApply Here!
Los Valles • Youth Crew Leader Development Program Salida, COMarch 29th - August 13thApply 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 • Veteran Fire Crew Leader
Durango, COMarch 29 – November 12, 2021Apply Here!
Four Corners • Veteran Fire Crew Member
Durango, COApril 5 – July 30, 2021
or

August 9 – November 12, 2021
Apply 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 • Women's + Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 29th - November 12thApply Here!
Four Corners • Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 29th - November 12thApply Here!
Four Corners Crew Leader Development ProgramDurango, COMarch 29th - November 12thApply Here!
Four Corners • Trails Strike Team Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 29th - September 17thApply Here!
Four Corners • Women's + Conservation Crew Member Durango, COMay 24th – Mid-November 2021Apply Here!
Four Corners • Long Term Conservation Crew Member Durango, COMay 24th – Mid-November 2021Apply Here!
Four Corners • Summer Conservation Crew Member Durango, COMay 24 – August 6th, 2021Apply Here!
Four Corners • Crosscut Saw Crew Member Durango, COMay 24 – August 6th, 2021Apply Here!
Los Valles Crew LeaderSalida, COMarch 29th - NovemberApply Here!
Los Valles • Crew Leader Development ProgramSalida, COMarch 29th - NovemberApply Here!
Los Valles • 14er Crew Member Salida, COMay 25th - October 22ndApply Here!
Los Valles • Leaders of Color Crew Salida, COMay 25th - October 22ndApply Here!
Los Valles • Summer Conservation Crew Salida, COMay 25th - August 6thApply Here!
Los Valles • Technical Trail Crew Salida, COMay 25th - October 22ndApply Here!
Los Valles • Women's+ Saw Crew Salida, COMay 25th - October 22ndApply Here!

Ancestral Lands

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

Position TitleLocationDateApplication
Navajo • Crew Member
Gallup, NMMar/Apr/Jun 2021 - Dec 2021Apply 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
Four Corners Dolores River Restoration Partnership Strike Team Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 29th - November 19thApply Here!
Four Corners • Dolores River Restoration Partnership Strike Team Crew MemberDurango, COApril 19 – October 29Apply Here!
Four Corners • Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 22nd - October 29thApply Here!
Four Corners • Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew MemberDurango, COMarch 29th - October 29th Apply Here!
Four Corners • Aquatic Ecological Monitoring Crew LeaderTaos OR Las Cruces, NMTaos - April 2021 to April 2022
Las Cruces - April 2021 to November 2021
Apply Here!
Four Corners • Vegetation and Ecological Monitoring Crew LeaderTaos, Albuquerque, Farmington, or Socorro, NMTaos: ASAP or from April 2021 to mid-late April 2022
Albuquerque and Farmington: from mid-late April 2021 to mid-late April 2022
Socorro: from mid-late April 2021 to mid-late March 2022
Apply Here!
Four Corners • Aquatic Ecological Monitoring Crew MemberTaos OR Las Cruces, NMMid April - Mid SeptemberApply Here!
Four Corners • Vegetation and Ecological Monitoring Crew LeaderDolores, Montrose, Grand Junction, Gunnison, Canon City, or Monte Vista, COLate April or early May 2021 to mid-late November 2021Apply Here!
Four Corners • Emergency Stabilization & Recovery and Fuels Reduction Crew Leader Montrose, COLate April or early May 2021 - late April/early May 2022Apply Here!
Four Corners • Ecological & Vegetation Monitoring Crew Leader Carlsbad, NMLate April or early May 2021 - late April/early May 2022Apply Here!
Four Corners • Ecological & Vegetation Monitoring Crew Member Colorado Locations - Dolores, Montrose, Grand Junction, Gunnison, Monte Vista, and Cañon City

New Mexico Locations - Farmington, Albuquerque, Socorro, Taos, and Carlsbad
Approx. May 10, 2021 to October 15, 2021Apply Here!