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Do you enjoy performing conservation projects on public lands and forests that provide transformational experiences and change people's lives? The Southeast Conservation Corps is looking for dedicated and passionate individuals!

Do you enjoy performing conservation projects on public lands and forests that provide transformational experiences and change people's lives? The Southeast Conservation Corps is looking for dedicated and passionate individuals!

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River Ridge Environmental Education Program at the John Knox Center

River Ridge Environmental Education Program

Program Specialists

Located on a 143-acre, 3-point peninsula overlooking Watts Bar Lake with four miles of coastline. The Center is about 20 minutes from Kingston (where you'll find grocery, bank, gym, etc.) and 45 minutes from Knoxville.

Are you interested in teaching hands-on classes in team building, ecology, conservation, outdoor recreation and environmental education in a faith-based setting? River Ridge Environmental Education Program (RREEP) Program Specialists will assist with all aspects of the environmental education program including staff training, curriculum development, scheduling, teaching and activity area supervision (high ropes, challenge course, archery and nature center). During the summer months, you will work primarily with guest groups providing hospitality services and facilitating their program needs. Applicants must be a professing Christian and have the ability to articulate your faith. Positions are available during the spring (mid-March/April to May, with a possible extension through November for those with exceptional hospitality skills) and the fall (September to November). If you are an energetic educator and program-minded individual who is enthusiastic and passionate about working in an outdoor camp and retreat setting, email your cover letter, resume and three references to Penny Laitos.

Penny Laitos
Program Director
River Ridge Environmental Education Program
591 W. Rockwood Ferry Rd.
Ten Mile, TN 37880

(865) 466-8525
(865) 376-1719 fax
penny@johnknoxcenter.org
JohnKnoxCenter.org

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Southeast Conservation Corps offers a variety of youth conservation programs that offer stipend-based conservation service learning opportunities that improve the quality of the lands of the southeast.

Southeast Conservation Corps

Crew Leaders and Crew Members

Based in Chattanooga, just miles and minutes from the Appalachian Mountains, many historic national parks and national forests. Camping Crews rove throughout the southern Appalachian states—Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee.

AmeriCorps Education Award ProvidedAre you looking for an opportunity to expand your technical skills while making a difference? Or perhaps begin building skill sets that will prepare you for diverse employment in the future? Offering meaningful employment and conservation service opportunities, the Southeast Conservation Corps operates teen and adult crews throughout the year, with projects ranging from trail construction and maintenance to invasive species removal and habitat restoration. Seasonal job openings include residential and non-residential Crew Leaders, Adult Conservation Trail Crews and Youth Conservation Crews. Residential (camping) crews will spend up to nine days in the field, with 5 days off in-between hitches. Projects span the geographical area of the Southern Appalachians. Non-residential (local) crews work mostly MO–FR and focus primarily on projects that are within a day’s drive of Chattanooga, TN. Crew positions range from 9 weeks to 4+ months, generally from March through October. There are also internship placements that range anywhere from 8 weeks to 1 year and a Veterans Conservation Program.

Fall Season Jobs!
Now seeking fall season Field Crew Leaders and Corpsmembers for the Adult Conservation Trail Camping Crew. Positions begin in either August or September with work through November.

Sarah Brown
Recruitment and Support Services Coordinator
Southeast Conservation Corps
2001 N. Chamberlain Ave. Suite 400
Chattanooga, TN 37406

(423) 664-2344
sarah@conservationlegacy.org
SoutheastConservationCorps.org

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