Appalachian Conservation Corps

Appalachian Conservation Corps (ACC) works to connect young people to critical conservation service work across Appalachia and neighboring communities in Virginia, West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, DC, and Pennsylvania. As a corps program, ACC partners with public land managers to identify, plan, and complete projects that improve public access, habitat quality, and economic development. ACC is a program of Conservation Legacy, a nationwide network of conservation service organizations. Our programs focus on service, place-based learning, life skills development, appreciation of diversity, civic responsibility, and career development. ACC also provides an opportunity for members to learn about the local environment and issues affecting it and introduces individuals to recreation and resource management careers. ACC welcomes national applicants, but also emphasizes the engagement of local individuals who represent the communities in which they serve. 

Appalachian Conservation Corps Warrenton, VA, USA
Feb 27, 2021
Full time
Position Summary:   This is a great opportunity to  build your  career in  environmental  and land stewardship!   The  Land Steward  Individual Placement  is an internship position  with the Virginia Outdoors Foundation  (VOF)  in  Northern Virginia.   The Land Steward Individual Placements will  serve with  the  VOF , other  partners , and private landowners   to  support  the  open -space  easement program across Northern Virginia and neighboring counties.  The position will require 40 hours per week  for 50 weeks, with frequent weekly and bi-weekly travel throughout the Piedmont region. The Individual Placements  will assist with open-space easement monitoring, digital file organization, database entry  and other duties including:   Traveling across the Piedmont stewardship region to conduct site visits.   Visiting easement properties to document any physical changes using iPhone applications, GPS and GIS....