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Seeking Landowners for Water Quality Improvement Projects

October 10th, 2017|Comments Off on Seeking Landowners for Water Quality Improvement Projects

NorthWoods is seeking landowners who are interested in designing water quality improvement projects on their lakeshore. Through a 2017-2018 Ecosystem Restoration Program (ERP) Grant from the Vermont Department of Environmental Conservation (VT DEC), NorthWoods Stewardship [...]

Each year the NorthWoods Stewardship Center employs a staff of motivated, mature, and skilled team leaders to run its summer crews. Crew Leaders and Assistant Crew Leaders are chosen for their ability to effectively coordinate and challenge their crews. They must demonstrate flexibility, organizational skills, a solid work ethic, and a positive and inspirational attitude. Crew members are chosen from candidates who show motivation, maturity, and enthusiasm in working hard and learning new skills. Although conservation and work skills are valuable, being able to work with others in a team environment is essential.

Crew Leaders / Assistants  Closed  Positions Filled for 2017.
Crew Members Closed Positions filled.

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Corps Staff Positions

Conservation Corps Crew Leader

The Conservation Corps Crew Leaders are highly trained, enthusiastic, and motivated individuals who will supervise crew members (ages 15-20), complete conservation projects, and facilitate educational activities through the summer. Leaders must ensure a safe work environment, compile project logs and evaluations, maintain tools and equipment, and make sure all crew members adhere to NorthWoods policies and expectations.

Conservation Corps Assistant Leader

The Conservation Corps Assistant Leader (ages 18 and up) helps facilitate learning and conservation projects and works closely with Crew Leaders to supervise crew members. Individuals are highly motivated, environmental stewards who want to influence and lead high school students towards environmental awareness.

Conservation Corps Crew Member

The Conservation Corps Crew Members (ages 15-20) are locally based students who gain valuable work and team skills while completing priority conservation and community service projects. Crews are based at a number of different sites and may work on river, trail or wildlife projects. Backcountry Crewmembers live in a remote ‘spike’ camp while completing challenging trail projects.

AmeriCorps Conservation Field Assistant and Team Leader

The AmeriCorps Conservation Field Assistant will participate in professional and hands-on service to northern communities through environmental education, community outreach, and conservation service. The Field Assistant/Team Leader will supervise a 2-3 member Conservation Service Corps (CSC) crew during the course of a 10-week field season.

AmeriCorps Conservation Service Corps Member

The Conservation Service Corps (CSC) Member is part of a team committed to the completion of community conservation service projects that enhance the quality and health of natural and community resources in the Northeast Kingdom during a 10-week service term.

Watershed Coordinator

The NorthWoods Watershed Coordinator is responsible for developing and implementing various watershed restoration projects through the supervision of a 10-week NorthWoods Watershed Crew. The Watershed Crew will address water quality impairments by completing conservation practices such as the installation of Green Stormwater Infrastructure (GSI), restoring riparian and littoral buffers, creating sustainable water access areas, and constructing roadside structures that reduce erosion, sedimentation, and pollution in local waters and wetlands.


Several different biological internships are available through NorthWoods and the US Fish and Wildlife Service at varying National Wildlife Refuges. Depending on position, responsibilities include monitoring wildlife habitats, controlling invasive species, conducting field research, and educating visitors during a roughly 12-week season. Locations include the Rhode Island National Wildlife Refuge and Stewart B. McKinney National Wildlife Refuge.

Employment Forms

Required forms will be mailed with your offer letter.

Download extra copies here:
W-4 all crews
I-9 all crews
Medical/Emergency Form all crews
VT Healthcare Declaration all crews
Agreement for Use of Likeness USFWS Crews
Massachusetts Under 18 Work Permit  Mass Crews