Hire an Idaho Conservation Corps crew

The Idaho Conservation Corps is an industry leader in developing the next generation of young people into the citizen stewards and land managers of the future. Youth crews, Young adult crews, and interns complete high priority stewardship projects throughout the Gem State in partnership with various land management agencies. Participants receive valuable job skills, high school credit or a college education award, all while earning a paycheck!

Idaho Conservation Corps (ICC):

•   A non-profit job skills, education, and outdoor experience program for youth and young adults aged 16 to 26
•   Teaches youth how to meet a challenge and work as members of a team
•   Open to all youth from all backgrounds, participants are actively recruited throughout the state
•   Teaches participants about the resource management objectives inherent in each project
•   Teaches participants how to meet a challenge and work as members of a team
•    Idaho Conservation Corps is a Northwest Youth Corps program, and has been a part of the Idaho community since 1992

Hire an ICC crew  or intern because:

You help youth - Youth working with ICC learn the meaning of pride, responsibility, community and hard work

We’re easy to work with - on-site project modifications are never a problem, crews come turn-key with tools and equipment, crews require very little oversight from the project partner

Quality is important - we teach youth how to do a quality job, one in which they can take pride.

You need a big job done  fast - ICC offers an enthusiastic labor force capable of completing large jobs quickly

Youth Crews -  Nine youth and two leaders, Ages 16 - 18, Crews spend 1 to 5 weeks on a project. Trail work, invasive weed removal, piling of slash, fencing, planting, etc. Crews camp on site both in the backcountry and front country; all equipment, tools, and food are included. Youth earn a stipend and may earn high school credit.

Young Adult Crews - Ages 19 to 26, seven members and one leader. Similar projects to youth crews with a more technical aspect including chainsaw work, bridge construction, or herbicide application. Minimum sponsor commitment is 2 weeks. Crew members earn a monthly living allowance and an AmeriCorps Education Award.

Conservation Interns - Individual Placement of AmeriCorps members. public agencies and community organizations host an AmeriCorps Resource Steward to directly address pressing community resource needs for a three to ten month period.  Cost is $5,800 to $21,130 per placement.

 

 

Contact Tom Helmer for more information on hiring crews

(208) 615-4801