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.


Volunteer Specialist 2018

The Volunteer Specialist is an AmeriCorps seasonal position. Serving within the EarthCorps Volunteer (ECV) Program, it will assist in aspects of volunteer organization, coordination, and youth engagement events. Service will include volunteer event planning, implementation of environmental outreach activities for a variety of audiences, and maintenance of tools and materials.

EarthCorps is currently recruiting for Volunteer Specialists to begin in January 2018. The priority consideration deadline is August 14, 2017. Applications submitted beyond that date will be reviewed in the order received, and the position is open until filled.

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Habitat Restoration Specialist 2018

The Habitat Restoration Specialist is a seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps. This position plays a critical support role to our field services team by serving as a project assistant and occasional crew leader.

This position will spend 80% of time in coordinating or implementing habitat restoration projects. Field work includes but is not limited to: invasive plant removal, native plant installation, green stormwater infrastructure, integrated pest management, volunteer management and trail work, as well as maintaining tools and equipment, delivering materials to crews . The field specialist will spend 20% of time in training workshops or in office assisting with field work preparation or documentation. The field specialist will also serve as an informal advisor and mentor to EC crews.

EarthCorps is currently recruiting for a Habitat Restoration Specialist to begin in January 2018. The priority consideration deadline is August 14, 2017. Applications submitted beyond that date will be reviewed in the order received, and the position is open until filled

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Outreach Specialist 2018

The Outreach Specialist is an AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps. This position supports the work of the EarthCorps volunteer team by recruiting and leading community volunteers in the field. This position spends 50% of their time working outdoors in the field and 50% of their time in an office setting. Field work includes but is not limited to: onsite leadership of volunteers of all ages, invasive plant removal, native plant installation, as well as maintaining tools and equipment. Office tasks include using online tools to attract and track community volunteers of all ages, design and implementation of outreach activities for a variety of audiences, and targeted recruitment for community volunteer events. The Outreach Specialist will spend 10% of time in training workshops or in office assisting with field work preparation or documentation. The Outreach Specialist will also serve as an informal advisor and mentor to EarthCorps crews.

EarthCorps is currently recruiting for an Outreach Specialist to begin in January 2018. The priority consideration deadline is August 14, 2017. Applications submitted beyond that date will be reviewed in the order received, and the position is open until filled.

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Corps Member 2017 (Sept-Dec)

The Corps Member position is a training-level, seasonal position with EarthCorps, offered through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). As such, all applicants must meet the requirements to become an AmeriCorps member and abide by AmeriCorps policies. Corps members work on a crew of 5-7 young adults performing environmental restoration tasks in the field such as invasive plant removal, native plant installation, site maintenance, trail maintenance, erosion control, and volunteer management. This particular Corps Member position is a quarter-term AmeriCorps position, joining a crew of currently-serving AmeriCorps members and international exchange visitors from around the world. This crew will serve together to restore habitat in the Puget Sound region from September through the end of the program in December.

EarthCorps is currently recruiting for Corps Members to begin in September, 2017. This Corps Member position is a 450-hour AmeriCorps position, serving through December 2017.

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Corps Member 2018 (US AmeriCorps)

This is the application for U.S. citizens.

EarthCorps' Corps Program is an intensive year-long AmeriCorps and international training program that unites young adults (ages 18-25) from across the United States and around the world to learn skills in community building, habitat restoration, and leadership. EarthCorps program participants are part of a diverse group of emerging environmental leaders committed to teamwork, service, and personal growth. The corps member position is a training-level, seasonal position with EarthCorps. Participants will join their peers from around the world as they work to restore the environment of the Pacific Northwest. This position is offered through the Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS). As such, all applicants must meet the requirements to become an AmeriCorps member and abide by AmeriCorps policies.

EarthCorps is currently recruiting for corps members to begin in February of 2018. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until hiring for the 2018 cohort is complete. Priority consideration will be given to complete applications received by October 2, 2017.

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Crew Leader 2018

The Crew Leader position is a seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps. 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. EarthCorps crews will be made up of 5-6 Corps Members and a Crew Leader.

EarthCorps is currently recruiting for Crew Leaders to begin service in January 2018. The priority consideration deadline is August 14, 2017. Applications submitted beyond that date will be reviewed in the order received, and the position is open until filled.

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Restoration Logistics Specialist 2018

The Restoration Logistics Specialist is a seasonal AmeriCorps position with EarthCorps. This position plays a critical support role to our field services team by ensuring the habitat restoration crews have the tools & equipment necessary to accomplish project goals, and serving as a project assistant and occasional crew leader.

The Restoration Logistics Specialist spends 50% of their time in an office setting and 50% of their time in the field. Logistics work includes but is not limited to the repair and maintenance of hand & power tools, vehicles, camp equipment and the purchase of food in support of EarthCorps’ habitat restoration crews. Field work includes but is not limited to coordinating and implementing habitat restoration projects, invasive plant removal, native plant installation, integrated pest management and trail work, delivering materials to crews. The Logistics Specialist also serves as an informal advisor and mentor to EC crews. The Restoration Logistics Specialist will spend 10% of their time in training workshops developing their skills in logistics and equipment management.

EarthCorps is currently recruiting for a Restoration Logistics Specialist to begin in January 2018. The priority consideration deadline is August 14, 2017. Applications submitted beyond that date will be reviewed in the order received, and the position is open until filled.

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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.