Our Conservation Community Crews come together as a team to enhance local natural areas in your own community by day and return home at night (no camping needed!). This might include building trails and bridges in local parks, building rain gardens in town, and removing invasive species.
Here are some Frequently Asked Questions about Community Crews:
- When are the 2019 sessions?
- Where are the Community Crews?
- What does the work day/week look like on a Community Crew?
- How old do you have to be?
- How much do you get paid?
- When is the deadline to apply?
2019 Program dates:
We are offering two summer sessions this year.
- June 15 until July 14 (session one)
- July 20 until August 18 (session two)
2019 Community Crew locations:
- Burlington (1st & 2nd session)
- Dorset Regional (1st & 2nd session)
- South Burlington (2nd session only)
- Williston (1st session only)
- Woodstock (1st &2nd session)
What does the work day/week look like on a Community Crew?
On a Community Crew, you’ll live at home and work on your crew during the day with your 6 other Crew Members and 2 Crew Leaders at work sites in local communities. A typical day is 7:45 a.m-4:30 p.m.
How old do you have to be? You must be a Vermont resident between the ages of 15-18. Reliable transportation to and from a designated meeting location Monday through Friday is key! Members provide their own housing.
How much do you get paid? These are jobs that pay $10.78 per hour, approximately 40 hours per week. Generally work days are Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. with some community events in the evening.
Questions about Community Crews?