The Lakes Regions Conservation Corps (LRCC) is a 22.5 week AmeriCorps service program that develops skills and experiences for conservation professionals. LRCC members are the driving force behind many of the conservation efforts of New Hampshire’s Lakes Region. The LRCC has positions available at the following host sites:
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Camp Hale (2) – Sandwich, NH
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Green Mountain Conservation Group (2) – Effingham, NH
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Newfound Lake Region Association (2) – Bristol, NH
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Squam Lakes Association (6) – Holderness, NH
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Squam Lakes Conservation Society (2) – Holderness, NH
Key responsibilities may include*:
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Engage youth and adults in environmental education.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Lead volunteer crews.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Work toward the eradication of invasive species in the lakes and watershed.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Maintain and construct regional trail networks.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Develop conservation protocols and reports.
*Each host site operates independently and may not participate in all of the above, and may have additional responsibilities not listed.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Must be 18 years old by May 20th, 2021
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Must be covered by health insurance for the duration of program
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Must be a US citizen, US national, or legal permanent resident
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Must clear all required national service criminal history checks
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Must be a high school graduate, GED recipient, or be working towards obtaining one during term of service
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Able to work independently and with a group
May 20, 2021 through October 24, 2021 and a minimum of 900 hours
Training/support provided to all host sites (other trainings provided based on host site)*:
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ NH Safe Boating certification
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ NH Commercial boating license
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Wilderness First Aid & CPR certifications
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Living allowance: $211 weekly, distributed biweekly (before taxes)
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Student loan forbearance for qualifying loans
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ AmeriCorps Education Award of $3,097.50 received upon completion of specified term length and a minimum 900 hours.
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Provided housing with kitchen facilities, or a $250 biweekly housing allowance (dependent on host site)
* The provision of these trainings are contingent upon the operation of the organizations hosting them, which may be impacted due to COVID-19.
* Each host site operates independently, and may have additional requirements, key responsibilities, or provide site-specific trainings. For more information on specific sites, visit more information on specific sites.
To Apply and Learn More:
For more information or to apply please visit our website at LakesRegionConservationCorps.org or contact Danielle Plumlee, AmeriCorps Program Manager, at DPlumlee@Squamlakes.org.