GulfCorps Conservation Crew
Started in 2018, the GulfCorps Program restores coastal habitats along the Gulf Coast while creating new jobs for local young adults. Partnering with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), The Nature Conservancy (TNC), and The Corps Network (TCN), with funding from the RESTORE Council to offer this exciting opportunity to coastal Alabama.
To date, more than 50 young adults have served with the SCA through the GulfCorps program and restored more than 3,000 acres of habitat. Our GulfCorps crews conduct invasive species removal, shoreline restoration, water quality monitoring, trail work, boardwalk repair, and other activities. Crew members are paid hourly, while also receiving certifications, career development opportunities, and relevant training in coastal habitat restoration.
In 2021, SCA received additional funding from the RESTORE Council to continue the program for an additional three years. This year, in addition to Mobile, AL, we will also have a crew in South Texas. If you’d like to be a part of our GulfCorps crews, please visit the links below for more information about our current positions.
GulfCorps Conservation Crew
Dates: September 2021 – March 2022 (To be confirmed)
Locations: Coastal AL and Southern TX
Positions based in Mobile, AL:
GulfCorps Program Coordinator
Our Program Coordinator, assists with managing the GulfCorps conservation crew and developing and hosting a successful Orientation for all GulfCorps members, Gulf-wide. Strong conservation work skills, data collection skills, and experience managing projects is a must. Preference will be given to GulfCorps graduates. This is a full-time position with benefits. To apply or for more information, click here.
Our crew leaders have strong conservation work skills, specifically related to invasive plant treatment, trail maintenance, boardwalk construction, chainsaw, and carpentry; strong project monitoring and data collection skills, specifically using GIS/GPS; and experience managing teams of at-risk youth or young adults [18+] in an outdoor setting. This is a seasonal position, $650/week. To apply or for more information, click here.
Crew Member (Preference given to local applicants)
Our crew members don’t need any previous experience. As long as you have a passion for the outdoors, are interested in pursuing a career in the environmental, and are a hard worker, you’ll be a great fit for our program! This is a seasonal position, $9/hr. To apply or for more information, click here.
Positions based in South Texas:
GulfCorps Program Coordinator – More info, coming soon.
Crew Leader – More info, coming soon.
Crew Member (Preference given to local applicants) – More info, coming soon.
Want to know more about GulfCorps Conservation Crew? Contact Larissa Graham, Gulf Coast Teams Manager by email or at 251-289-9358.