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Environmental Career Opportunities for Young Adults

Multiple Locations NY

Make a difference while turning your environmental interests into a career!


Under the vision of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, the Excelsior Conservation Corps (ECC) is a 10-month residential AmeriCorps program, run by the Student Conservation Association, designed to address the environmental and conservation needs of this state while providing leadership opportunities, employment training and college scholarships. There are 40 full-time service positions available with the program starting in late February 2020.



Young adults age 18-25 and Veterans up to age 28 WHAT: Make an immediate difference for the environment and explore careers in conservation! Work on important conservation projects in the field and lead large-scale volunteer initiatives. Receive an array of training to develop your leadership and job skills for a future career in conservation. WHERE: During the10-month service term, ECC members will travel and work at some of the most beautiful and treasured sites across New York State. Our Basecamp is on the SUNY Sullivan Campus.

ECC is supported in part by the Environmental Protection Fund from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation


Connect with us online or email us at ECCrecruiting@thesca.org with any questions.


Weekly living allowance ($180/wk)

Housing and allmeals provided

No-cost health insurance

Post-service Segal

Education Award of $5,815



Go to www.ny.gov/ECC and learn how to get started


New York State Excelsior Conservation Corps

Posted November 26, 2019

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