Veterans Green Corps Now Enrolling May 2017
Veterans Green Corps (VGC) is a field-based opportunity for post 9/11 era Armed Forces Veterans and Service Members modeled after the Civilian Conservation Corps. Enrolling in MCC is not a job; it’s a commitment to service, community, and the environment. Participants will address a variety of conservation needs while building on their skills in preparation for positions in resource management and wildland fire.
About the VGC Program
While this will be a challenging experience, the rewards are great. You will serve in some of the Rocky Mountain’s most coveted regions, become efficient in chainsaw operation and maintenance, reinforce your leadership skills, and work on a high-performing team of peers. VGC is based in our Central Divide (Helena, MT) region. Trainings are largely field based and project partners include various land management agencies. Project work is typically fuels reduction or thinning projects, however, it may also include trail maintenance, historic preservation, fencing, and /or addressing many other accessibility issues on public lands.
Veterans with an honorable discharge or general discharge — under honorable conditions — are encouraged to apply. Qualified individuals with disabilities and those from diverse backgrounds are also encouraged to apply. We also welcome veterans into any of our programs! Be sure to check out our other opportunities.
VGC Program Offerings
Central Divide (Helena, MT)
VGC Referral Program
Have someone in mind for our VGC program? Refer them and receive a $100 referral bonus!