YouthBuild corpsmembers carrying beams to build a home.What do Corpsmembers do?

  • YouthBuild: Corpsmembers receive hands-on construction training while serving on diverse crews.  Crews build or renovate homes for homeless and/or low income individuals and families.

  • Landscaping: Corpsmembers work on crews providing our community landscaping services that focus on conservation of water resources and improvement of air quality. Crews work on a variety of projects including updating irrigation, water-wise landscaping design and planting, and tree planting and maintenance.   
  • Corpsmembers working on a trail on SEKI (Sequoia Kings) National ParksPublic Lands: Corpsmembers working in small crews assist with a variety of conservation and natural resource management  projects on public lands (open spaces, National Parks, Forest Service Lands) and other properties including – restoring wildlife habitat along rivers, providing fire prevention services – chain saw work, maintaining and building hiking trails, and providing maintenance on recreational facilities.