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
Email


NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS!

Delaware State Parks Veterans Conservation Corps Team Members Wanted!

Now Accepting Applications for the 2018/2019 program year.
Looking for the next step after the military?
Exciting 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.
Term runs October 1, 2018 – August 31, 2019
Positions available on teams located statewide.

Benefits include:

  • Stipend of $572.16 every two weeks
  • National Service Trust Education Award upon successful completion - $5,920
  • Outstanding Training, Certifications, and Experience
  • Uniforms
  • Admission to all Delaware State Parks
  • Qualify for a scholarship to Wilmington University

Eligibility

  • 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 (1700 hours)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 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 Monday – Friday, 7am-3pm

Requirements

  • 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!