The SCA’s GulfCorps Conservation Crew performs critical invasive species removal, shoreline restoration, water quality monitoring, trail work, boardwalk repair and more along the Gulf Coast. Crew members are paid hourly and receive work certifications, career development opportunities and coastal habitat restoration training. Since 2018, the GulfCorps crew has restored over 3,000 acres of habitat.

In 2021, the SCA received additional funding from the RESTORE Council to continue the program for three more years. This year, in addition to a crew in Mobile, Alabama, there will also be a crew in South Texas. Our crews also receive support from The Corps Network’s Opportunity Youth Service Initiative AmeriCorps Program, which provides members an education award to members who serve with our program.

This exciting opportunity is made possible through a partnership between the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, The Nature Conservancy and The Corps Network.


Gulf Corps South Texas Crew Member

The Gulf Corps South Texas Conservation Crew is seeking crew members (age 18+) to join a traveling team of paid local young adults responsible for performing entry-level conservation work with Federal, State and other local partners on public land throughout the Texas Gulf Coast region. Crew members will work on a variety of land restoration practices, including invasive plant species removal, creating and maintaining trails and/or boardwalks, prescribed burn preparation, public outreach, data collection including GIS data, debris removal, general landscaping of public areas and more. While working a 40-hour work week under a crew leader, crew members will receive important job certifications, training and professional job experience geared for careers in coastal land management and habitat restoration. Some additional living costs and some meal costs during work hours, plus additional living costs, will be provided.

Expected Dates: September 2024 – April 2025. Pay: $520/wk. + $4,546.50 AmeriCorps Education Award* (contingent on completion of program and all AmeriCorps requirements).

Questions? Email SCA Gulf Corps Program Coordinator Bill Rechin.

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