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Employment at Community Training Works, Inc. (CTW)  and Young American Conservation Corps (YACC)

To Apply – Click on “CTW Application”

New Employees – Once you are hired, we need you to submit the following First Star HR Application 24 hours in advance of your start date along 2 forms of identification such as (clean color copy of your driver’s license or state id and social security card or birth certificate and another form of ID.  We will also need 2 proofs of your being a Florida residence if you do not have a driver’s license.

Please complete one of the following:

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What does CTW & YACC look for in AmeriCorps Leadership and Conservation candidates?

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  • Commitment to creating and achieving goals
  • Comfortable with physical labor working outdoors
  • Open to new challenges
  • Eager to push beyond personal comfort zones
  • Willing to work with diverse groups & teams
  • Ability to work independently
  • Interest in increasing their employability skills

Positions Available

  • Supervisor – Vegetation Crews (permanent position)
  • Crew Chief – Fencing Crew – Ft. Lauderdale and Vegetation Crew – West Palm Beach (10, 12, and 18 month developmental positions)
  • Crew In Training – Crew needed Ft. Lauderdale, Tampa, St. Augustine, West Palm Beach in fencing and vegetation crews.  This is a paid 18 month on the job training program where no experience is necessary.  However, you must have career and personal goals.  We’ll assist you with life management skills (resume’s, budgets), certifications to increase your employ-ability. (10, 12, and 18 month developmental positions)
  • Program Coordinator – Responsible for assisting the Executive Director with fund development, marketing, social media, liaison between clients and crew, new business development.  Excellent Communication Skills and MS Office skills a must.  Previous experience in a conservation corp a plus.
  • Summer AmeriCorps Crew 
  • Accountant – Crawfordville, FL – Responsibilities include overseeing all accounting leading up to annual audit for small nonprofit doing state contractual work as well as grant applications and other applications and forms. (Permanent Position
  • Forestry Crew – Positions available as Crew with service learning experiences and/or internships on public lands (state and federal forests & trails, in the back country, or within cities and counties).  Earn an AmeriCorps Segal Educational Awards to pay off student loans or to attend college
  • Gulf Coast Restoration Crew – Positions available on environmental and conservation restoration work in the Gulf Coast area.  Work will be rewarding and you can expect a wide variety of habitats including land and water improvements.  You will earn a living allowance and educational awards may also be available.

AmeriCorps Crew – Summer Youth Conservation Corp (YCC) Program

In an eight week program youth ages 15-18 are lead by crew leaders through a variety of conservation work.  There are different types of programs offered but the individual can expect to experience several different environments such as the back country in the forest, the front country, visitor center operations, shadowing archeologist and ecologists and biologist, proper use of tools and equipment, proper maintenance of tools and equipment, trail maintenance, facilities maintenance, water and spring restoration, beach restoration, litter control, etc.  You can expect to spend 20% of your time in training and 80% in hand on work.

Earn an AmeriCorp Segal Educational Award for 300 hours of service or $1125.  Some positions will also offer a living allowance.

Crew – Roadside Maintenance ( CIT) Crew in Training

This is a 12 to 18 month program and engages young adults 18-25 years old and veterans up to 35 annually in paid on the job training program.   The program is a demanding, yet enriching team-based experience that provides diverse work opportunities in our Youth Work Experience Program focusing on roadside maintenance service for our clients. Additionally, Corps members plan and lead service projects, facilitate education and team-building activities, and engage in community outreach.

Our Crew In Training or Corps members learn proper use of tools and maintenance of equipment, fence installation skills, landscaping skills within the state of Florida. Through orientation and training, youth learn the skills needed to complete the work and to effectively communicate benefits of the work they perform as “work that matters”.

Crew work hard on the projects and are supported by Supervisors and other crew which act as mentors.  In addition, they are supported by staff who assist them to prepare Individual Goal and Action Plans and implement them.   GED’s, Education and Certifications can be earned in on the job training as well as Intermediate and Advanced Maintenance of Traffic to increase their employability.

Participants are eligible to earn a 1,700 hour AmeriCorps Education Award during their term valued at $5,550. This program is currently available in the State of Florida.

Crew Leader – Leadership and Conservation

This is an 9-12 month program (September – May) engages young adults (18-25 years of age) and veterans (up to 35 years of age)  in a service and leadership development program. The program is a demanding, yet enriching team-based experience that provides diverse service opportunities focusing in three conservation areas: water, energy, and land. Additionally, Corps members plan and lead service projects, facilitate education and team-building activities, and engage in community outreach.

In the fall, winter and spring, Corps members work with our Energy and Water Conservation Programs within the state of Florida with a particular emphasis on Gulf Coast Restoration from the Deep Water Horizon disaster. Through orientation and training, youth learn the skills needed to complete the work and to effectively communicate benefits of these conservation measures to a diverse clientele. The winter is spent in advanced leadership roles with the Land & Water Conservation Program completing projects such as oyster matting, wildfire mitigation/restoration, trail building/restoration, trail and bridge building and invasive species/ weed removal.

Participants are eligible to earn a 1,700 hour AmeriCorps Education Award during their term valued at $5,550. This program is currently available in the State of Florida.

What does CTW & YACC look for in AmeriCorps Leadership and Conservation candidates?

Candidates must be between the ages of 18 & 24 and have a GED or high school diploma.

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Welcome to Community Training Works, Inc. (CTW) and

Young American Conservation Corps (YACC)!!

New Employees – Once you are hired, we need you to submit the following First Star HR Application 24 hours in advance of your start date along 2 forms of identification such as (clean color copy of your drivers license or state id and social security card or birth certificate and another form of ID.  We will also need 2 proofs of your being a Florida residence if you do not have a drivers license.

By now you have received an offer via phone and confirming offer via a letter mailed to your home along with our CTW manual and agreement forms to sign.

Please complete one of the following:

 

  • FILL OUT AND FAX TO OFFICE WHEN YOU HAVE BEEN HIRED.
  • MUST BE RECEIVED BY THE OFFICE 48 HRS IN ADVANCE OF EMPLOYMENT START DATE).
  • Sign each page!

We need the attached application and employment forms completed and faxed to the office at 888-408-8275 or emailed to:  info@ctwfl.com 24 hours in advance of your start date.

Please arrange for your pre employment physical and drug screening after you receive our Chain of Command Form by making an appointment at the clinic provided to you in your offer employment packet.  This must be completed within 10 days of employment.

Bring the proof of having obtained a Physical Exam and Drug Screening to your supervisor upon completing of the tests.