HARD WORK, LOW PAY, MISERABLE CONDITIONS, AND MORE!

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A year in the Corps will transform your life and make California an even better place to live!

Get paid while you learn skills that can lead to a meaningful career like firefighting, energy, forestry, and more!

Yes, the work is hard. And, it will put you on the path to move into a career that will make a positive impact on your environment and your life!

Life in the Corps

The California Conservation Corps offers a unique and challenging, paid experience for young women and men from across the state. A year in the CCC transforms their lives through developing new job skills, expanding personal growth, and conserving California’s natural resources. Corpsmembers’ hard work and long hours on environmentally focused projects and emergency response help make California an even better place to live, work, and play.

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Learn how CCC Corpsmembers can earn up to $8,000 in AmeriCorps scholarships 

The California Conservation Corps is certified by The Corps Network