The Oregon-Washington (OR-WA) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) offices have collaborated with Qualified Youth and Conservation Corps, as authorized by the Public Lands Corps Act (PLC), to accomplish conservation projects for numerous years.
This program's projects provide employment for participants
and opportunities to learn about and gain work experience in public lands and natural resources management while promoting long-term interest in public lands stewardship and the BLM.
The BLM Youth Program assists the BLM with diversifying the workforce while exposing participants to the complex cultural and natural resource issues faced by National Conservation Lands managers.
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Click on Package tab above to download full announcement instructions and application package.Additional Information of Eligibility:
This opportunity is open to any qualified youth conservation corps established by a state or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe, or by a qualified nonprofit organization interested in working cooperatively with the BLM to develop and administer multiple-use conservation projects.
Conservation projects must focus on providing employment, education, and public-service opportunities for U. S. citizens and legal residents (between ages 16 and 30 inclusive and veterans up to age 35 inclusive) recruited from local and surrounding communities to assist with projects on public lands.
No other entities are eligible to respond.
All responding non-profit entities must provide a copy of their Section 501(c) (3) status determination letter received from the Internal Revenue Service.
The term "qualified youth or conservation corps" means any program established by a state or local government, by the governing body of any Indian tribe, or by a nonprofit organization that: - Is capable of offering meaningful, fulltime, productive work for individuals between the ages of 16 and 30, inclusive, and veterans up to age 35 in a natural or cultural resource setting; - Provides participants a mix of work experience, basic and life skills, education, training, and support BLM's mission; and - Provides participants opportunities to develop life skills and work ethics through their work on BLM lands that transfer to their community and the United States.Full Opportunity Web Address:http://www.grants.govContact: Agency Email Description:
OR/WA Youth Conservation Opportunities on Public Lands Agency Email: Date Posted:
2019-12-31Application Due Date: Archive Date: