California Conservation Corps (CCC) offers young adults (ages 18 to 25) paid work experience and the opportunity to protect and enhance California's natural resources and communities. During their year of service, Corpsmembers receive a monthly stipend. They work on environmental projects and also respond to state and federal disasters. The CCC offers a wide range of job training including firefighting, flood response, trail building, and culinary, among others.
Applicants have an opportunity to earn a high school diploma through the on-site John Muir Charter School. Corpsmembers are paid once a month and are also eligible for academic scholarships.
The CCC offers housing placement. There are nine residential facilities located throughout the State of California to which Corpsmembers can be assigned. Corpsmembers can also choose to work at one of 11 non-residential facilities throughout the state. Please visit ccc.ca.gov for more information.