This organization provides job skills training and education to all our veterans and their families.
The Delaware State Parks Conservation Corps - Veterans Corps is an AmeriCorps National Service Program focused on engaging military veterans and/or military family members in environmental stewardship activities and trail work throughout Delaware State Parks.
Members will engage in
- trails work
- Invasive plant survey, identification and control by mechanical and chemical removal
- Park meadow and shoreline maintenance
Members will work as a team under the direction of a team leader, statewide and receive training, certifications and hands-on experience that can help members gain the skills and experience necessary for employment in the natural resources field.
Program term - October 2015-August 2016, 37.5 hours per week
Benefits include Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance, Child Care Assistance, Education Award, and access to Delaware State Parks.
Must be at least 18 years old, high school diploma or GED, and must be a military veteran and/or family member.
Applications are available at www.destateparks.com/veteranscorps
Applications are accepted year-round until all positions are filled.