Restoration Crew Member

EarthCorps Published: February 26, 2024
Location
6310 NE 74th Street, Seattle, Washington
Second Location
Seattle, Washington 98115, United States of America
Skill Level
Entry Level
Job Type
Full-time
Categories
Natural Resources/ Restoration

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Description

EarthCorps (EC) is a Seattle-based nonprofit that believes all people and nature can thrive together.

Do you want to work with others who are innovative, compassionate and motivated to shape our world so that all people can benefit from a healthy environment? Through local environmental service, EC aims to create a global community of leaders. 

The organization offers an intensive six-month to year-long training program that brings together young adults (ages 18-26ish) from the United States and around the world. Participants learn essential skills in community building, environmental restoration, leadership and reflective practice. 

Join us for hands-on environmental restoration in Western Washington. Work in teams of 5-7, led by an EarthCorps Crew Leader, to make a positive impact through restoration projects. Our focus is countering the effects of colonization, resource extraction, development, and agriculture by restoring habitats, improving air and water quality, reducing erosion, and engaging the community. 

Program Highlights: 

  • Field Service: Crews work on restoration projects in urban, suburban, and rural settings, gaining skills in various restoration techniques like invasive plant removal, native plant installation, and site maintenance. 
  • Camping Trips: Experience camping trips to enhance team development and practice camping skills, with trips lasting 3-4 nights or potentially up to 10 days per month. 
  • Training and Workshops: Learn about restoration theory, local ecology, plant identification, leadership, team development, environmental justice, and community building. 

Note: This position is managed by EarthCorps and offered through AmeriCorps, so all applicants must meet AmeriCorps requirements and policies. Join us to make a difference while growing both personally and professionally! 

EarthCorps is committed to building a culturally diverse organization and strongly encourages applications from people of color and members of other underrepresented groups. EarthCorps is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other class protected by law.

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