We’re no longer recruiting for September 2019 positions


Applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen, national, or lawful permanent resident
  • Be at least 18 years of age at the commencement of service
  • Be available and commit to full-time service from September 3, 2019 – July 31, 2020
  • Consent to a criminal history check and be cleared for service
  • Meet minimum education requirements (see individual service descriptions)
  • Meet additional qualifications as listed in the service descriptions
  • Meet essential functions for each position as listed in the individual service descriptions

The policy and intent of Conserving Carolina is to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation or gender identity, disability, sex or age, or other status protected by law. Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. AmeriCorps Project Conserve will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with known mental/physical disabilities. Application materials are available in large-print format upon request.

** PLEASE NOTE: Service Positions are always contingent on AmeriCorps grant funding.


Compensation & Benefits

For full-time (1700 hour) positions in the 2019-2020 program year, members will receive:

  • Living stipend of $14,036 over 11-month term of service (paid twice per month, minus taxes.)
  • Health insurance reimbursement
  • Childcare assistance (if eligible).
  • Education award of $6,095 upon successful completion of the program. This award can be used to pay off existing school loans or apply for future education.
  • Mentorship, training, and professional development opportunities. Training may include Wilderness First Aid, CPR/AED, Conflict Resolution, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, and more.

Application Timeline

We’re no longer recruiting for September 2019 positions. Check back soon for positions starting in January 2020.

September 3, 2019: First Day of Service

July 31, 2020: Last Day of Service

Application Instructions

Step 1: Learn about AmeriCorps Project Conserve
  • Review the program overview, eligibility, and compensation information to determine if Project Conserve is right for you.
  • Review Service Descriptions and identify positions you are interested in applying for.
Step 2: Complete the AmeriCorps Project Conserve Application – COMING SOON
  • Download the 2019 submission instructions, application checklist, and host site contact sheet
  • Download the 2019 Cover Sheet
  • Download the 2019 Application
  • Keep a full copy of your application for your records
Step 3: Submit your Application
  • Send a copy of your application to each host site to which you are applying (Application Form, Resume, Transcript).
  • Send a copy of your application to Amy Stout, Program Director (Cover Sheet, Application Form, Resume, Transcript)
  • Electronic or hard copies are accepted

Thank you for your interest in AmeriCorps Project Conserve!


Service hours provided to our communities in the last AmeriCorps term

  • AmeriCorps 2
  • Chainsaw training
  • AmeriCorps at the Nantahala Outdoor School
  • AmeriCorps Event
  • Big Sweep River Cleanup