Work at EarthCorps

Do you believe that people and nature 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? Take a look at our open Staff or Corps Member opportunities and see where your expertise can grow EarthCorps.

Staff Positions

Corps Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator

EarthCorps seeks a part-time temporary Outreach and Recruitment Coordinator to find and recruit extraordinary people to bring into our leadership development program for emerging environmental leaders. This role is often the first person to connect with potential candidates which means they set the tone for what it means to be a part of the EarthCorps community. The Outreach Coordinator is part of the organization’s program team, which works to deliver a transformative environmental service learning experience to it’s participants. This role will do outreach to program alumni, community-based organizations, and university programs across the country who can help nominate candidates for the 2021 EarthCorps Corps Program.. They will work to foster and support an equitable and human-centered hiring process for open positions at EarthCorps We encourage applicants from all racial, ethnic, religious and socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, and functional limitations to apply, especially those from historically marginalized communities.

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Corps Positions

Logistics Specialist 2021

The Logistics Specialist plays a critical support role by ensuring the habitat restoration crews have the tools & equipment necessary to accomplish project goals, and by performing hands-on field service as a project assistant.

The majority of the Logistics Specialist's time is divided between logistics projects and field work. About 20% of their time is spent in workshops, retreats, orientations and outside trainings. The Logistics Specialist also serves as an informal adviser and mentor to EC crews.

The Logistics Specialist is a seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps, serving from January to December of 2021.

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Crew Leader 2021

Crew Leaders work outside, leading Corps Members in environmental restoration projects throughout the Puget Sound region (in urban, suburban, and rural settings). The Crew Leader is responsible for: project coordination between land management agencies, EarthCorps project managers, and 5-6 Corps Members; facilitation of crew safety and well-being, productivity, morale and quality of work; and Corps Member training and education in the field. The position reports to the Corps Program Manager and Corps Operations Manager, who serve as advisors to the Crew Leaders and their crews. EarthCorps crews will be made up of 5-6 Crew Members and a Crew Leader or 4-5 Crew Members and 2 Crew Leaders.

Crew Leader is a seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps, serving from January to December of 2021.

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Habitat Restoration Specialist 2021

The Habitat Restoration Specialist position is a great opportunity for an individual with previous field restoration experience to continue building physical skills while gaining additional insight around project planning and management. This position plays a critical support role to our field services team by serving as a project assistant and supporting crews in the field. This specialist will spend 80% of their time coordinating or implementing habitat restoration projects and providing logistical support to EarthCorps crews. They will also spend 20% of their time in EarthCorps workshops, retreats, orientations, and outside trainings. The Habitat Restoration Specialist will have the opportunity to serve as an informal advisor and mentor to EarthCorps crews.

The Habitat Restoration Specialist is a seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps, serving from January to December of 2021.

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Crew Member 2021

Crew Members are the ones out in the field every day working on teams and doing the physical service necessary to restore green spaces across the Puget Sound region. This is a training-level, seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps. 2021 Crew Members will serve from February through December.

Crew Members will work on outdoor environmental restoration projects throughout the Puget Sound Region. Their work directly improves the resiliency of our land by restoring habitat, improving water and air quality, reducing erosion, sequestering carbon and engaging the broader community to become stewards of our shared resource. Typical projects include invasive plant removal, native plant installation, trail maintenance, erosion control, and site maintenance.

In addition to impactful service, Corps Members have the opportunity to grow professionally and personally through training, implementing environmental projects, feedback and reflection. Crew Members learn valuable team building skills as they work on their communication, conflict management and leadership capacity.

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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.