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ALCC Historic Preservation Individual Placements


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123 E Roosevelt Ave Grants, New Mexico

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Title: ALCC Historic Preservation Individual Placements

Stipend: $550/week living stipend

Dates:   05/30/2022 - 11/04/2022

Term: 26 weeks, full time

Reports To:  National Park Service, Historic Preservation Division

Location: 123 E Roosevelt Ave, Grants NM 87020 (HEADQUARTERS), El Morro National Monument

Status:  900 hour AmeriCorps Service Term 

Open Positions: 2 Individual Placements

Benefits:  AmeriCorps  Education Award  $3,097.50 after successful completion of term, Public Land Corps Hiring Authority.



Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps’ (ALCC) Mission

It is the mission of the Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps to lead our nations back to cultural and ecological well being.  The Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps is specifically designed to engage Native American youth and young adults.  Ancestral Lands Conservation Corps serves local tribal communities in the regions we operate. Native American applicants are preferred.



National Park Service Mission:

Our Mission The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the National Park System for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations.


The Cultural Resources and Historic Preservation Division at El Malpais and El Morro National Monuments ensures that historic and prehistoric cultural resources are protected and preserved for future generations to enjoy and learn about.


ALCC Historic Preservation Individual Placement (IP) Overview:

The goals of the outlined projects are to inspire youth to embrace the ethos of public lands conservation and stewardship. It also serves the National Park Service's long term goals of expanding opportunities to underserved communities to better connect youth with ancestral lands now managed by the NPS. The work experiences, mentorship, educational and recreational opportunities will strengthen and deepen connections between the service members, El Morro, and public lands that are culturally important to traditional Native American communities surrounding the monument. These projects will inspire the next generation of historic preservation workers and supervisors that can serve the NPS and their local communities where many of the most important historic sites and structures in New Mexico are found.



Essential functions and responsibilities:

This ALCC Historic Preservation IP will work to complete tasks and projects outlined below.


1) Atsinna Pueblo preservation work

  • Work with Historic Preservation Division crew to repoint and repair masonry at the Atsinna Pueblo
  • Repointing/tuck pointing using natural and amended mortar
  • Documentation of work - pictures/notes


2) Gutter Installation

  • Learn how to work with copper sheet metal, and to record the work
  • Shadow Historic Preservation Division crew on gutter installation
  • Documentation of work - pictures/notes



3) Administration Building Maintenance

  • Learn how to refurbish historic structure features such as floors and doors
  • Shadow HPD crew on how to refurbish historic structure
  • Documentation of work - pictures/notes


Required Skills

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds and work 8-10 hour days in various conditions
  • Ability to work in a team and alone
  • Ability to take good notes
  • Ability to take records of work for reports

Required Experience

  • Any experience or education in relative fields
  • Seeking committed individuals


**Applicants must be within the ages of 18-30 due to AmeriCorps age restrictions.  Indigenous candidates are preferred.** 

This position is located at 123 E Roosevelt Ave, Grants, NM. View the Google Map in full screen.