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Delaware State Parks Veterans Conservation Corps

COVID-19 Information

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Now Hiring Team Leaders and Team Members for the 2020/2021 Program Year!

What is the Delaware State Parks Veterans Conservation Corps (DSPVCC)?

DSPVCC is a nationally award winning DNREC job skills training program for military Veterans and active Guard/Reserve members. The focus of the program is to assist members transitioning to civilian employment and connecting members with Veterans based community resources. Members will receive training, earn certifications and gain hands on work experience that will help members gain the skills and experiences necessary for transition to civilian employment in the natural resources field.

Who can join the DSPVCC program?

  • Military veterans with a honorable discharge.
  • Active National Guard and/or Reserve component members.

What will I do as a member?

Members work as part of team that are mission focused performing environmental stewardship and trail work throughout Delaware State Parks.

You will get dirty and work outdoors in various environments. Uniforms, tools, equipment, and transportation is provided.

Why should I join the program?

  • Education and training
  • Earn certifications
  • Leadership opportunities
  • Mission focused team
  • Civic engagement and connections in their local parks and communities
  • A stronger connection to nature
  • Outdoor experiences

When does the program start and end?

The 2020/2021 program begins on December 1, 2020 and ends October 31, 2021.

How do I apply?

Veterans Conservation Corps Positions

To apply for a team leader or team member position, please click the link below.

  • DSPVCC Team Leader
  • DSPVCC Team Member

Apply Now!