Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level while making your community a better place? You can do all that and more as a corpsmember at the San Jose Conservation Corps. Our paid year-long job training program lets you develop professional skills that will set you up for success. You will get hands-on experience and training in one or more of the following areas:
Food Boxing corpsmembers prevent hunger in our community by boxing food with Second Harvest Food Bank of Silicon Valley. If you’re looking for a fast-paced job where you can gain experience in warehouse operations, this is the position for you.
Environmental Projects corpsmembers gain natural resource skills by working with land management agencies. This is the place to be if you love working outside and getting your hands dirty in landscaping or infrastructure projects, there’s even the opportunity to learn how to use power tools like chainsaws.
Zero Waste corpsmembers collect and recycle items like tires, mattresses, containers and electronic waste. They also rescue food from local grocery stores, compost food waste and do zero waste outreach. If you’re passionate about the environment and want to reduce the waste in our landfills this position is a great fit.
Emergency Shelters corpsmembers help to provide a safe and welcoming place for people in our community to stay. They help run shelter operations and develop relationships with the clients there. If you’re looking for work shifts in the evening or overnight (or during the day) and want to help out with our housing crisis, ask if there’s space available in Shelters.
All corpsmembers benefit from:
College or technical education scholarships
Help with finding a job or enrolling in school
Help make a difference in your community by applying today!