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TXCC Summer Youth Conservation Program Leaders and Members - Austin, TX

Are you interested in getting paid to spend your summer outdoors building conservation skills immersed in environmental education? Gain experience in habitat restoration, native plant/soil identification, invasive species management, and trail projects with opportunities to explore Texas with our Summer Youth Programs! Texas Conservation Corps (TXCC) participants engage in hands-on conservation projects on public lands, coastal regions, National Parks and recreational areas across the Central and Southern United States along with local areas in the region. The TXCC experience builds leadership skills, connection with community, and prepares young people with skills needed to enter the workforce with a strong work ethic and sense of service!

Summer Youth Crews (SYC): 
Spend your summer getting paid to build conservation skills and engage in environmental education. The Texas Conservation Corps' Summer Youth Program is an AmeriCorps opportunity for young adults to work with a crew on habitat restoration projects throughout the Austin or Houston area in Texas.

These crews are open to current high school students, recent high school graduates, college students and young adults looking to spend a summer working on conservation projects throughout Texas. Led by two adult crew leaders, members will work on trail improvement and habitat restoration projects, and will engage in environmental education. Opportunities for travel and camping will be provided. All experiences, skill levels, and backgrounds are welcome to apply!

Looking for more than an 8-week experience? Summer enrollments can extend to longer terms!

*The Full Application link is emailed after completing an Interest Form from our Veoci system*


Term Dates 
Crew Leaders: May 22 - August 4, 2023
Crew Members: June 5 - August 4, 2023

Crew Members: $2,400/month + End-of-Service Segal AmeriCorps Education Award
Crew Leaders:  $2,720/ month + End-of-Service Segal AmeriCorps Education Award