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Leadership Opportunities

Crew Leaders for Appalachian Conservation Corps (ACC) and Conservation Corps North Carolina (CCNC) perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate resourcefulness, effective communication skills, excellent judgement, maturity, initiative, professionalism, and the desire to devote themselves to a crew experience where the needs of others are placed above oneself. The Crew Leader position requires, mentorship, patience, technical aptitude, focus on efficiency, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. Crew Leaders are ultimately responsible for successes and short-comings of the crew.

Current Openings

Please see the table below for open positions with ACC and CCNC. Click the 'Apply Here' link for more information and instructions to apply. Good luck! Please contact if you have any questions. 

See all Conservation Legacy program position openings here.

ProgramPosition TitleDatesLocationApplication 
ACCField Supervisor • Seasonal StaffSeasonal StaffHarrisonburg, VAApply Now!
ACCStaff Crew Leader • Seasonal StaffSeasonal StaffHarrisonburg, VAApply Now!
ACC AmeriCorps Crew Leader • AmeriCorpsMarch - June 2020Harrisonburg, VAApply Now!
CCNCStaff Crew Leader • Seasonal StaffSeasonal StaffDurham, NCApply Now!
CCNCAmeriCorps Crew Leader • AmeriCorpsMarch - May 2020Durham, NCApply Now!


Appalachian Conservation Corps and Conservation Corps North Carolina emphasizes the recruitment and engagement of diverse teams and individuals who learn from each other and their projects in a supportive environment. In selecting participants, ACC and CCNC encourages all types of diversity including, but not limited to; race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, social-economic, and disability.

ACC and CCNC also emphasizes the engagement of local individuals who represent the communities in which they serve. ACC and CCNC intentionally searches for funding sources and program options to support the goal of offering experiences to a wide range of participants.