NYC's young adult programs are innovative AmeriCorps service programs designed to provide hands-on training and experience to those interested in pursuing employment with conservation corps, land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. Our program integrates team-based work projects, education, and on-site vocational training into an experience that prioritizes personal development and conservation work skills. The position is challenging.
  • Participants work on physically demanding conservation projects in all kinds of weather and terrain.
  • Our program is a highly structured immersive experience, in an environment that does not allow for much independent time away from the crew, time in "civilization," or access to electrical power.


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