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Conservation Legacy


Page, AZ
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    START/END DATE: JULY 22ND, 2019 - JULY 17TH, 2020

    STIPEND: $400/week (+Education Award)

    TERM: 52 weeks

    REPORTS TO: National Park Service - Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

    LOCATION: Page, AZ 86040

    STATUS: 1700-hour AmeriCorps Service Term

    BENEFITS: AmeriCorps Education Award $5,920.00 after successful completion


    It is the mission of the Southwest Conservation Corps to empower individuals to positively impact their lives, their communities and the environment. The Ancestral Lands program is specifically designed to engage Native American youth and young adults with offices in Acoma, Durango, Gallup, Salida, Zuni, and Hopi. *ANCESTRAL LANDS SERVES LOCAL TRIBAL COMMUNITIES IN THE REGIONS WE OPERATE. APPLICANTS MUST BE NATIVE AMERICAN.


    Join the Southwest Conservation Corps’ individual placement team and help the National Park Service carry out its mission of preserving unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations

    This position works closely with cultural resource personnel in performing the following tasks:

    Participate in cultural resource inventories; recording/monitoring archaeological sources; monitoring activities to ensure cultural resources are not damaged; and other similar field-based cultural resource activities.

    Participate in office-based cultural resource work such as map production, report writing, scanning, and communicating with external parties.

    Present information about cultural resources at public outreach events, meetings, and similar venues.

    Conduct archaeological field surveys including: walking over the landscape to identify archaeological sites, features, and artifacts.

    Complete Technical writing including writing short passages for inclusion in cultural resource reports.

    Produce documents, reports, and presentations using a variety of word processing, spreadsheet, database, and graphics software packages.

    In-field identify and analyse prehistoric and historic artifacts common in the American Southwest (i.e. Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, and Colorado)

    Complete final versions of archaeological site forms and similar records with an emphasis on well-structured narrative description and data accuracy.

    Use geographic information systems (GIS) software to produce maps, organize and manipulate data, ensure data quality, and transfer spatial data to and from global positioning system (GPS) units.

    Training will be provided in the following:

    • NSC Defensive Driving Course
    • National Park Service Operational Leadership
    • Wilderness First Aid


    • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
    • Currently seeking or recently completed a bachelor's degree in archaeology or anthropology (required)
    • Seeking a master's degree in archaeology or anthropology (preferred)
    • Passion for connecting Native American communities to their national parks


    Social Security Card

    Birth Certificate or Passport

    U.S. Citizenship

    • Permanent Resident Card, INS form I-551
    • Alien Registration Card, INS form I-551
    • A passport indicating that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence
    • A departure record ( INS 194) indication that the INS has approved it as temporary evidence of lawful admission for permanent residence

    Driver's License


    To apply, please submit an updated resume and letter of interest along with the online application.

    Contact Clara at with any questions.

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications
    • Patiently teach basic daily tasks such as housekeeping, handling money and transportation.
    • Model appropriate social etiquette and communication skills.
    • Help develop their creative expression, and awareness of their physical and mental health.
    • Safely transport people to and from activities, errands and personal appointments.
    • Encourage independent thinking and demonstrate how to make good choices and decisions.
    • Show the value of having a variety of friends and relationships.
    • Listen, respect, understand.
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