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Entry Level Corpsmembers

Job Details

1534 - San Jose, CA
Full Time
$20.57 - $20.57 Hourly


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.

All corpsmembers benefit from:

  • Professional networking

  • Industry-recognized certifications

  • College or technical education scholarships

  • Help with finding a job or enrolling in school


Help make a difference in your community by applying today!


• Must be between the ages of 18-27 years old

• No prior work experience necessary.

•  No minimum education required

•  Driver's license not required.


Desired Skills:

  • Must be able to follow directions.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and as part of a team.

  • Ability to lift 25lbs, possibly more.


San Jose Conservation Corps + Charter School develops the personal, professional and academic skills of young adults in Silicon Valley to prepare them for a family-sustaining career. Corpsmembers in the workforce development program gain skills in green-collar jobs while students at the Charter School receive personalized attention to earn their high school diploma. Corpsmembers complete projects in natural resource conservation, zero waste operations, tiny house construction and emergency services, contributing to a more resilient community and environment. For more information, check out