Delaware State Parks Veterans Conservation Corps

Contact: Karen Minner, Program Director
89 Kings Hwy., Dover, DE 19901
Phone: (302) 739-9208
Fax: (302) 739-3817

Delaware State Parks Veterans Conservation Corps Summer Team Members Wanted!

Now Accepting Applications for Summer 2018

Back from school and nothing to do?

Earn some money AND a scholarship!

Exciting and FUN AmeriCorps opportunity for Military Veterans or immediate military family members.

FBI fingerprint background investigation is required, provided by the program at no cost to participants. Must be 18 years of age or older.

Summer term May through August 2019. Start end dates flexible

Positions available on teams located statewide.

Benefits include:

  • Stipend of $542.96 every two weeks (based on 12 weeks)
  • National Service Trust Education Award upon successful completion - $1,538.36
  • Outstanding Training and job skills experience
  • Uniforms
  • Admission to all Delaware State Parks


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be a military veteran and/or military family member
  • Able to pass State and FBI criminal background check
  • Committed to a full term of service (450 hours)
  • High school diploma or equivalent or currently enrolled
  • U.S. citizen or U.S. national or lawful permanent resident alien of the U.S. Proof of citizenship or eligibility to work in the United States
  • Available some weekends and evenings. Mostly day participation


  • Able to perform hard physical outdoor work in various conditions
  • Able to learn local flora and fauna
  • Possess good communication skills
  • Able to work as a part of a team and alone with little direct supervision
  • Able to learn and apply program rules, regulations, policies and procedures

Apply Now!