Each year Utah Conservation Corps supports Individual Placement AmeriCorps members. An Individual Placement member serves with one non-profit organization for their entire term of service, carrying out activities related to shared goals of UCC and their non-profit. UCC's non-profit partners focus on environmental education and conservation issues. Individual Placement positions provide members the opportunity to gain professional training and development experience in the environmental non-profit and education field.
Utah Conservation Corps 2014 Non-Profit Partners are listed below. Each site conducts their own application and selection process for their UCC AmeriCorps member(s). Please go to the non-profit's website for more information or to see if they are currently accepting applications for a UCC AmeriCorps Individual Placement.
Common Ground Outdoor Adventures provides life-enhancing outdoor recreational opportunities for youth and adults with disabilities, enabling them to experience the great outdoors alongside their peers.
2014 IP position filled.
Utah Society for Environmental Education
The Utah Society for Environmental Education (USEE), a 501 c (3) non-profit, has been a statewide leader in promoting high quality environmental education in Utah since 1981.
Ogden Nature Center
Located in the heart of Ogden, you'll find a 152-acre nature preserve and education center open to the public year-round. The Ogden Nature Center offers a wide variety of classes and workshops for all ages. These include art, photography, birding, wildlife in Utah, outdoor recreation, conservation, sustainability, summer camps, and more.
Wasatch Community Gardens
Wasatch Community Gardens is a community-based nonprofit that has served the Salt Lake County community for 20 years. Since our founding in 1989, we have provided opportunities for individuals to grow their own food in urban gardens. We also provide educational opportunities to youth and adults.
Now taking applications for:
Stokes Nature Center
Stokes Nature Center provides opportunities to students of all ages to explore, learn about, and develop appreciation and stewardship for our natural world. Stokes Nature Center is located in Logan Canyon, just outside of the city of Logan.
Friends of Great Salt Lake
FRIENDS of Great Salt Lake seeks to preserve and protect the Great Salt Lake Ecosystem and increase public awareness and appreciation of the lake through education, research, and advocacy.
TreeUtah is a statewide 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization dedicated to tree planting and education.
Canyonlands Field Institute
Immerse yourself in the wildness and beauty that only a desert sojourn can offer. Come with us and experience wild nature through hiking, camping and river running.
Red Butte Garden
Red Butte Garden, a part of the University of Utah, is a non-profit organization located in Salt Lake City, Utah. With over 100 acres including display and natural gardens, walking paths and natural areas with hiking trails, Red Butte Garden is the largest botanical garden in the Intermountain West that tests, displays, and interprets regional horticulture.
Jordan River Commission
The Jordan River Commission is comprise of governmental and non-governmental members .
USU Sustainability Council
The Utah State University Sustainability Council is comprised of USU faculty, staff, and students committed to the development and promotion of sustainable practices on campus. The council is organized into several committees to implement outreach, education, and conservation efforts.
The Utah House/USU Botanical Center
The Utah House demonstrates, educates, and empowers the public about new ways of building homes and creating landscapes that promote energy efficiency, water conservation, universal design principles, healthy indoor environments, and the sustainable use of all resources. Located at the Utah Botanical Center.
Utah State Parks
Utah State Parks and Recreation manages Utah's 43 state parks. There are currently four open positions with State Parks.