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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.

Mitigation and Minimizing Risk

We have implemented a variety of policies and protocols to reduce the risk to our participants and staff:

  • Individual Placement programming is running on a case-by-case basis, taking into consideration the placement’s ability to social distance and work remotely.
  • Hygiene: All current participants and staff are following hygiene and safety protocols provided by the CDC, WHO and other public health agencies. Offices and sites are being sanitized and cleaned as often as appropriate.
  • Remote Work Possibilities: Staff and eligible individual placements will be working remotely if possible. Social distancing is required of everyone, to the highest degree they are able to do so.
  • Evaluating Travel and Large Events: All non-essential travel and group events have been cancelled or postponed.
  • Self-Disclosure: Individuals joining the program or currently participating in the program will be requested to self-disclose any contact with individuals who are currently ill or may have been exposed to the illness. Participation or engagement in programming and/or activities may be delayed for individuals who have had recent contact. The well-being and privacy of such members is our number one priority.

While this situation may change, we encourage all interested applicants to apply for any open positions, and we thank you for your flexibility. We have always been a resilient organization and are dedicated to continuing to serve our communities and the environment into the future.

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 further 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

Please see the tables below for AmeriCorps Individual Placement and AmeriCorps VISTA openings.

Click the position description link for more information and instructions to apply. Please contact us if you have any questions!

Stewards AmeriCorps Individual Placement Openings

Applications are reviewed and positions will be filled on a rolling basis. Please apply early to be considered.

These positions include opportunities with the following programs:

If you do not see a program represented in the table below, there are no available positions at this time.

See all Conservation Legacy program position openings here.

See all Conservation Legacy staff position openings here.


Position Title/DescriptionSupporting OrganizationNational Service CategoryState/Location
Mine Map Technician Intern Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and EnforcementAmeriCorpsPittsburgh, PA
Acid Mine Drainage Software InternOffice of Surface Mining Reclamation and EnforcementAmeriCorpsPittsburgh, PA
OSMRE Communications InternOffice of Surface Mining Reclamation and EnforcementN/AWashington, DC
Water Quality InternNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsPorter, IN
Youth Interpretation and Education InternNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsHot Springs, AR
Biological Studies StewardsNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsElverson, PA
Lake Erie Islands Conservancy – Environmental EducationNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsPut-In-Bay, OH
Veterans Preferred – Maritime Trades ApprenticeNational Park ServiceN/ASalem, MA
Community PlannerNational Park Service
AmeriCorpsAnchorage, AK
Public and Congressional AssistantNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsSan Francisco, CA
Wilderness and Trails StewardUS Forest ServiceAmeriCorpsPaonia, CO
Regional Directorate Management FellowshipNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsSan Francisco, CA
Commercial Services FellowshipNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsSan Francisco, CA
Youth and Volunteer CoordinatorNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsWashington, DC
Public Affairs Communication FellowNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsWashington, DC
Visitor Outreach Assistant - Katahdin Woods and Waters National MonumentNational Park ServiceAmeriCorpsMillinocket, ME
Geoscientists-in-the-Parks - To apply to a GIP position, please visit our partner, the Geological Society of America's website. The application period is typically 6 weeks starting in December for Spring/Summer positions, and in May for Fall/Winter positions.National Park ServiceAmeriCorpsVarious
Pre-Selected Applicants Only: General Stewards Positions *This listing is not monitored: only apply to this posting if you have been instructed to do so by Stewards staff.
Various
AmeriCorps
Various

Stewards AmeriCorps VISTA Openings

Applications are reviewed and positions will be filled on a rolling basis. Please apply early to be considered.

These positions include opportunities with organizations and communities across the United States and it's territories. New opportunities become available throughout the year on a rolling basis. If you do not see a program represented in the table below, there are no available positions at this time.

We are actively recruiting VISTA Positions for the following opportunities:

Position/Initiative DescriptionProgram/Supporting OrganizationNational Service CategoryState/Location
Stewards AmeriCorps VISTA Leader • VISTA member support, Organizational Capacity BuildingStewards Individual Placement ProgramAmeriCorps VISTAWest Virginia
Stewards VISTA: Mountain Studies Institute Develop the Silverton Innovation Center to enable innovators, researchers, and students to work in the realm of legacy mine impacted communities. Mountain Studies InstituteAmeriCorps VISTAColorado
Stewards VISTA: Preston County Parks & Recreation Commission Provide community access and outdoor activities in the rural and ecologically rich Appalachian landscape of Preston County and Cheat River ValleyPreston County Parks and Recreation CommissionAmeriCorps VISTAWest Virginia
Stewards VISTA: CCCN - City of Providence Develop the next generation of formal or informal park stewards and improve opportunities for children and families to engage in nature through focused communications and outreach.City of ProvidenceAmeriCorps VISTARhode Island
Stewards VISTA: WV Hive Focus on economic development, bringing resources to business owners and increasing accessibility to those resources for displaced or distressed workers from industry retractionWV HiveAmeriCorps VISTAWest Virginia
Stewards VISTA: Western Slope Conservation Center VISTA project will build outreach program to engage the community in stewardship initiatives, & secure funding to protect the lands, air, water, & wildlife of the western slope.Western Slope Conservation CenterAmeriCorps VISTAColorado
Stewards VISTA: Friends of Katahdin Woods & Waters Improve the economic livelihood of youth in the Katahdin Region through the establishment of innovative place-based education practices in their communities.Friends of Katahdin Woods & WatersAmeriCorps VISTAMaine
Stewards VISTA: Glacier National Park – Blackfeet Community Help individuals from the Blackfeet Nation attain meaningful employment in NPS. Glacier National ParkAmeriCorps VISTAMontana
Stewards VISTA: Mississippi Park Connection Help individuals from the Blackfeet Nation attain meaningful employment in NPS. Mississippi Park ConnectionAmeriCorps VISTAMinnesota
Stewards VISTA: Groundwork Hudson Valley Play an instrumental role in moving three high-profile projects forward in the Environmental Justice community of Southwest Yonkers. Groundwork Hudson ValleyAmeriCorps VISTANew York
Stewards VISTA: Kentucky Headwaters, Inc. Through leading environmental education & community outreach programs, VISTA will build community capacity, facilitate public training events, & promoting ecotourism.Kentucky Headwaters, Inc.AmeriCorps VISTAKentucky
Stewards VISTA: Montezuma Land Conservancy Help lead the way as a small local land trust focuses on land conservation, community coalition work, stewardship, and youth programs through innovative education farm.Montezuma Land ConservancyAmeriCorps VISTAColorado
Stewards VISTA: National Park Partners – CCM Participation in community planning initiatives and developing robust partnerships that further inroads into the neighborhoods most in need of engagement.National Park PartnersAmeriCorps VISTAGeorgia/ Tennessee
Stewards VISTA: C&O Canal Trust VISTA will Serve with the C&O Canal Trust and the Canal Towns Partnership to advance both organizations’ missions in support of the C&O Canal National Historical Park. C&O Canal TrustAmeriCorps VISTAMaryland
Stewards VISTA: Lincoln Home National Historical Site Support education and community engagement initiatives with the overall purpose of community empowerment, education, and employment opportunities.Lincoln Home NHSAmeriCorps VISTAIllinois