Conservation Volunteers

Conservation Volunteers

In a world increasingly defined by connectivity and shared values, ACE believes that the opportunity to restore America’s natural wonders should not be limited by nationality or confined by racial or ethnic divisions. ACE’s Conservation Volunteer participants come from throughout the United States and from nations around the world to volunteer for 6 weeks or more in exchange for food, dormitory style housing, and the chance to contribute to vital ecological restoration and recreation management projects.

Conservation Volunteers serve in small teams on direct service projects for the National Park Service, US Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Land Management, and other public and private land management agencies throughout the United States. By attracting a diverse community of conservation-minded volunteers, ACE contributes to the breakdown of cultural barriers while advancing ecological awareness on a global scale.

See below for Conservation Volunteer 2017 start dates in California and North Carolina.

2017 California Program Dates

  • July 24 – September  2, 2017 (6 weeks) | Reserved for U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident Applicants only – OPEN NOW!
  •  August 19 – September 30, 2017 (6 weeks) | Reserved for U.S. Citizen/Permanent Resident Applicants only – OPEN NOW!
  • September 30 – November 11, 2017 (6 weeks) Reserved for International Citizens only please


2017 North Carolina Program Dates

  • May 4 – July 1, 2017 (8 weeks) | Reserved for International Applicants only – FULL

More dates and project locations to be planned and announced

Conservation Volunteer program available in California and North Carolina only.

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