Young Adult Corps

Provides 18-to-24 year olds with an education, paid on-the-job training, and a suite of support services.

Clean & Green

Offers valuable work experience in beautifying communities for high-school age students.

The SEA Lab

Offers guests a Corpsmember-driven hands-on education about marine life and the importance of protecting our oceans.

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Our Impact*

29,234

Linear feet of trails built/maintained

364

Tons of beverage containers recycled

4,408

Trees planted

501

Young adults trained for a job

131

Corpsmember earned industry-recognized training certificates

*Fiscal Year 2016-17

CORPSMEMBER SPOTLIGHT

MELINDA ALVARADO

Melinda joined our LA River Corps crew earlier this summer after completing her year of service with the California Conservation Corps (CCC). During her time at the CCC, Melinda became passionate about the environment and working outdoors, so coming to the Corps was a natural transition for her. In her short time here, Melinda has already seen a change in herself. She credits her experience at the Corps with improving her health, making her more patient, and building up her confidence in public speaking. Melinda has shown a great passion for learning, as evidenced by her joining our new Intel Future Skills program. She said, “I’m trying to learn everything! Every detail; everything. I want to go as high as I can go, and help other people, too.” Melinda said her ultimate goal is to be a Hotshot with the U.S. Forest Service. Go, Melinda!

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PROJECT SPOTLIGHT

WISEBURN WALKING PATH

Over the course of this two-year project, Corpsmembers built an impressive 3,200 linear foot walking path to provide Wiseburn residents with fitness and recreational opportunities. They installed community gathering nodes as well as eight pieces of outdoor exercise equipment. Corpsmembers reduced the carbon blueprint by planting more than 75 trees and 3,000 drought-tolerant plants. The young people who regularly worked on this project initially didn’t know how to use hand tools, but through dedication and commitment, they learned how to correctly use hand and power tools. Many of these Corpsmembers discovered a passion for this type of work they didn’t know they had, and now can’t imagine doing anything else.