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Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC): Project T.R.E.C.
The Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC) AmeriCorps Program is administered by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Members serve a term of service in Florida State Parks. FLCC members serve under one of three Project areas, Project A.N.T. (AmeriCorps Non-native plant Terminators), Project T.R.E.C. (Trail Restoration and Enhancement Corps), and Project R.O.A.R (Regional Outreach and Awareness Recruiters). Project T.R.E.C. is a traveling team based in Gainesville. Members are prescheduled for trail restoration/awareness projects in Florida State Parks. Members are expected to travel for the entire duration of the project, are required to work 5-8 days at a time depending on the project, and must have a positive attitude. Members are required to participate as the AmeriCorps Disaster Response Team for the state of Florida (may deploy for 30 days at a time). Benefits: • Natural Resource Skills (Chainsaw training, Hauling trailers, large equipment use • Tool maintenance (chainsaws, trail tools, herbicide application, hatchets, machetes, hand saw, ATV, UTV) • Professional Development (intro to federal & state guidelines, network/build relationships with natural resource professionals, conflict resolution) • Community Outreach (Flyer/graphic design, volunteer recruitment/outreach, Disaster Recovery, and FLCC promotion) On/off-site Training: Interpretation, Leadership, CPR/First Aid/AED, Effective Communication, Resume/Cover Letter Workshop, & district-specific training. Monetary benefits: monthly stipend ($1,550), loan deferment, childcare assistance, SNAP assistance, free health insurance, Member Assistance Program, and Worker's Compensation). Requirements: Has a valid driver’s license, able to complete an FBI/FDLE background check (free), has a high school diploma or equivalent, able to tolerate extreme environmental conditions of Florida
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Member Duties : Florida Conservation Corps Members serving as Project T.R.E.C. (Trail Restoration and Enhancement Corps) will work 40 hours a week focusing on trail assessment, creation, improvement, and maintenance in Florida’s State Parks. Members will be required to live in Gainesville, FL, encouraged to live together, and apartment inquiries may be facilitated through FLCC staff. Members will travel often for extended periods of time and serve in many state parks throughout the course of the service term. They will act as advocates for trail user accessibility. These members will use various tools for trail assessment, maintenance, and creation. In addition, members will participate in outreach and interpretation to promote the program and trails in our Florida State Parks. Members will also act as an AmeriCorps Disaster Response Team (A-DRT) and must be available for immediate deployment in the event of a disaster for the entirety of their service term (February-December).
Program Benefits : Living Allowance ,  Education award upon successful completion of service ,  meals provided if traveling overnight ,  Health Coverage ,  Training ,  Childcare assistance if eligible . 
Terms :
Uniforms provided and required ,  Car recommended ,  Permits working at another job during off hours . 
Service Areas :
Environment ,  Community Outreach ,  Disaster Relief . 
Skills :
Disaster Services ,  Team based skills ,  Public Speaking ,  Team Work ,  Environment ,  Recruitment ,  Leadership ,  Conflict Resolution ,  First Aid ,  General Skills ,  Trade/Construction ,  Community Organization . 
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AmeriCorps State / National

Florida Conservation Corps (FLCC): Project T.R.E.C.

Program Start/End Date
02/06/2023  -   07/31/2023

Work Schedule Full Time

Education level
Some college

Age Requirement
Minimum:  17    Maximum:  99

Program Locations FLORIDA  

Accepting Applications
From  10/10/2022  To  02/20/2023 

Contact Kate Primmer
4801 Camp Ranch Rd
Gainesville   FL   32641

Listing ID 70002


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