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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NEWS RELEASE
Carson City District
 
Release Date: 05/02/14
Contacts: 775-885-6107    
News Release No. CCDO 2014-032

BLM seeking applications for Summer Native American Youth Crew


Carson City, Nev. The Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Carson City District invites you to spend your summer working and camping outside at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. You will gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, hazardous fuels reduction, and habitat restoration. There are eight positions available and members from Northern Nevada tribes are strongly encouraged to apply. The work will begin on May 19 and conclude on August 14.
 
This is an AmeriCorps position with a Nevada Conservation Corps Crew; candidates will receive a living stipend of $3,500 for the entire 13-week summer term. Upon successful completion of the AmeriCorps term of service, members shall receive an additional education award in the amount of $1,468. This education award can be used toward federal or state-backed student loans or tuition or other associated course fees for a Title IV-accredited program.
 
To qualify, you must be between the ages of 17 and 25 years old and a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident, who has received a high school diploma or GED.  All participants must be eligible to receive an AmeriCorps Education Award.

To apply, submit a resume and cover letter stating why you are interested in a position with the NCC program and what you hope to gain from the experience to Genevieve Parker at gparker@gbinstitute.org. Be sure to specify in the email or subject line that you are applying for the Carson City District Crew Member position. In addition, please include two professional references complete with contact information (email and phone).
                                                                                                                                  
Please direct all questions regarding the application process to Genevieve Parker at gparker@gbinstitute.org.
 
For more information on the Nevada Conservation Corps please visit the website at:
http://www.thegreatbasininstitute.org/programs/nevada-conservation-corps/

For more information about the duties of the position, please call Coreen Francis, BLM project lead, at 775-885-6161 or e-mail at c1franci@blm.gov.



The BLM manages more than 245 million acres of public land, the most of any Federal agency. This land, known as the National System of Public Lands, is primarily located in 12 Western states, including Alaska. The BLM also administers 700 million acres of sub-surface mineral estate throughout the nation. The BLM's mission is to manage and conserve the public lands for the use and enjoyment of present and future generations under our mandate of multiple-use and sustained yield. In Fiscal Year 2013, the BLM generated $4.7 billion in receipts from public lands.
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Last updated: 05-02-2014