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Join A Corps

Looking to earn money and make friends while moving forward in your education and career? California’s 14 local corps welcome young adults from all backgrounds who are looking to gain academic and work experience. WE ARE HIRING men and women between the ages of 18 – 26 who:

    • Want to earn a competitive wage
    • Want to improve their communities
    • Want to take care of our environment
    • Want to earn a high school diploma, GED or scholarships
    • Want to earn industry-recognized certificates
    • Want to gain career development and life skills
    • Want to join a family of likeminded people across the state

Interested in learning more? Below you can find contact information and websites for the local corps that serve your area. Contact each organization directly for up-to-date information and to take your next step.

  • “My local corps is helping me build my future. I got in the corps and it really gave me some stability. It got me a job while I can earn my diploma at the same time – it’s a ‘two birds with one stone’ kinda thing.”

    Kevin Pope
    Kevin PopeGreater Valley Conservation Corps







      Are you hiring?

      All of California’s local corps are hiring year round, as well as accepting students in their affiliated schools. Please check out the map and contact the local corps in your area to learn more about the opportunities at your local corps and how to apply.

      How can I find out if I am eligible?

      All local corps are hiring men and women aged 18-26. You do not need to have a high school diploma – we can help with that – or any previous work experience. Please check out the map and contact the local corps in your area to learn more about specific eligibility requirements and how to apply.

      In addition to competitive wages, what other opportunities do you offer?

      All local corps offer academic support to help you earn your high school diploma or GED. We also offer extensive support in finding secondary education and vocational training opportunities and scholarships. In addition, each local corps offers industry recognized certifications and trainings in a wide range of careers. We support our corpsmembers in getting internships and jobs after your service period is complete.