Programs

Programs

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Founded in 2004 in Flagstaff, Arizona, American Conservation Experience (ACE) has emerged as a national leader in recruiting, coordinating, and training volunteers to undertake practical environmental restoration projects in America’s national parks, forests, wildlife refuges and other public lands. Originally formed under the conservation corps model, which remains the central and largest program in our organization, ACE now provides a range of voluntary service programs for both American and international participants.

ACE offers four programs to provide a range of experiences and entry points for volunteers:



Conservation
Corps

18-25

US citizens only

12 week minimum commitment

Earn a cost of living stipend and AmeriCorps Education Award

Housing provided

Food provided during projects

Serve in teams

Some project rotation dependent on requirements

Maximum effort and positive attitude expected
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Conservation Volunteers

18-40

US citizens (limited international positions)

8 week minimum commitment

Experience conservation work

Housing provided

Food provided during projects

Serve in teams

Rotate between several projects

Maximum effort and positive attitude expected
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Conservation Internship

18-25

US citizens (limited international positions)

8 week minimum commitment

Earn a cost of living stipend and AmeriCorps Education Award

Housing provided

Experience with government land agency

Serve individually with land agency

Long term assignment

Maximum effort and positive attitude expected
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Corporate
Volunteers

All Ages

under 18s need adult accompaniment/ permission

Everyone is welcome

Short term (often “done in a day” projects)

Promote your company and it’s conservation vision

Camping and common equipment as required

Food provided

Serve with your peers, co-workers, and family

Project locations and dates are determined by your organization’s conservation goals and ideas

Maximum effort and positive attitude expected
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