Exciting, challenging, rewarding – there isn't just one word you can use to describe Arizona Conservation Corps. You’ll learn, but it will take sweat. You’ll complete great service projects, but it won’t always be easy. You’ll meet some great people, but you won’t always see eye-to-eye. It’s about learning, working hard for the environment and communities, and giving something back. We’re glad you’re interested in joining us.

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Local Crews- Adults:


Tucson Local Crew: APPLY NOW

Phoenix Local Crew: APPLY NOW

Local Crews for young adults provide members with job skills, leadership opportunities, challenging project work and personal and professional development. Crew members, ages 18-25, primarily live at home, but may occasionally camp, and work on projects Monday through Thursday with Friday focused on education.
Age Requirements: 18-25 years
Start dates: January and August of each year
Program length: 16-24 weeks
Open until filled: Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Local Crews- Youth: APPLY NOW

Our Summer Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program introduces Corpsmembers aged 17 to 18 to community service and resource conservation through hands-on project work with a variety of land management and community partners. Crew members live at home and work Monday through Friday on projects in their local community. YCC crews are typically offered in Flagstaff, Williams and the Verde Valley, however, locations may vary from year to year.
Age Requirements: 17-18
Program dates: June 10-July 25
Program length: Seven Weeks
Open until filled: Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Field Crews: APPLY NOW

AZCC's Field Crew program engages motivated young adults, ages 18-25, to complete challenging and impactful conservation service projects throughout Arizona and southern New Mexico. Crews camp out on eight or nine day 'hitches' and have time off between hitches to explore the Southwest or rest up for their next project. Some crews will receive additional training in chainsaw use to complete projects which address fuels reduction, forest restoration needs and invasive species eradication.
Age Requirements: 18-25 years
Start dates: Rolling
Program length: 12-24 weeks
Open until filled: Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Veterans Fire Corps: APPLY NOW

The Veterans Fire Corps program provides training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management and wildland fire. This variation of our Field Crew program follows a similar schedule with crews working a hitch schedule with time off in between. Applicants must have military veteran status. This position offers training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management, fuels mitigation and wildland firefighting.
Age Requirements: Applicants must fall between the ages of 21-45
Start dates: Various
Program length: Various
Open until filled; Applications accepted on a rolling basis

Individual Placements: APPLY NOW

AZCC Engages individuals in positions with federal, state and local land management agencies and environmentally focused non-profits. Individual placements (interns) are paired with a local supervisors and these positions offer more technical, hands-on experience in the work of these organizations or agencies and many times provide the training necessary to secure long term employment in these fields. Participants are paid a weekly stipend are typically responsible for their own room and board.
Ages: Applicants must be over 21 years of age
Start dates: Varied
Open until filled: Applications accepted on a rolling basis


AZCC seeks applicants who are interested in fully committing to the program, who are willing to overcome any challenges and those who will take advantage of the opportunities, skills and trainings that are offered throughout their term of service. AZCC wants those who will benefit from and contribute the most to the program; previous experience is not required for most positions.



Flagstaff and the White Mountains:

Youth  Crews
Judy Tincher
Phone: 928.526.3280

Field Crews 
Michelle Marsich
Phone: 928.526.3280 


Local Crews (Tucson, Phoenix)
Joel Garcia
Phone: 520.904.3289
Fax: 520.884.3447

Field Crews, Veterans Fire Corps
Mandy Bonesteel
Phone: 520.275.0583
Fax: 520.884.3447



  • Trail Maintenance & Construction
  • Community Service
  • Watershed Restoration
  • Desert Restoration
  • Tree Planting and Seeding
  • Invasive Species Management
  • Fence Construction/Maintenance
  • Fire Fuels Reduction/Mitigation/Rehabilitation
  • Historic Preservation
  • Inventorying and Mapping
  • Parks/Campground Maintenance
  • Disaster Response
  • Internships
  • Water Conservation