Cesar Chavez Environmental Corps
The Cesar Chavez Environmental Corps (Chavez Corps) is FIELD's state certified local conservation corps. FIELD's certificate is a certification from the California Conservation Corps, a state agency, that allows FIELD to operate throughout the state of California. Current programs operate in Kern County, as well as throughout the Central Coast in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties, under the name of Kern Service and Conservation Program (KSACC).
Membership in the Chavez Corps and integration with the KSACC program is open to both those in need of a high school diploma as well as high school graduates up to the age of 26. Corpsmembers selected may earn vocational and work experience credits and may also work as peer tutors in basic educational programs offered at FIELD Learning Centers. They work and train with graduate school level mentors and credentialed teachers to deliver instruction.
CCEC - STATEMENT OF CAPABILITIES
ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES RECYCLING SERVICES COMMUNITY SERVICES
- Fire Fuel Reduction / Mitigation - E-Waste Collection & Events - Community Outreach
- Habitat Restoration - Tire Collection - Food Distribution Assistance
- Landscape Maintenance - Oil Routes - Food Band Assistance
- Tree Planting - CRV Management - Animal Shelter Assistance
- Invasive Plant Removal - Recycling Education & Outreach
- Weed Abatement
- Litter Abatement
- Trail Building & Improvements
Current Proposals - Pending Cooperative Agreements
FIELD has no pending proposals or cooperative agreements at this time.
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