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Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps


Leadership Opportunities

Crew Leaders 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 GAVCC. 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.

Position TitleDatesLocationApplication 
Conservation Crew Leader  -New Market, VANo openings at this time. Please check back soon!


Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps 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, Great Appalachian Valley Conservation Corps encourages all types of diversity including, but not limited to; race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, social-economic, and disability.

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