The recruitment period for the second cohort of the Guam Green Growth Conservation Corps, or G3, officially began on Monday and will continue until the application deadline of Sunday, Feb. 6.
The G3 Conservation Corps is a five-month workforce development program that aims to advance and apply 12 corps members’ skills in the focus areas of agriculture and aquaculture, circular economy and zero waste, ocean conservation, invasive species management, reforestation and watershed restoration, energy conservation and renewable energy, and island beautification. The 2022 program will take place from March to August this year.
Corps members will have the opportunity to collaborate with and learn alongside teams from partnering government agencies and private organizations in support of various conservation initiatives throughout the island while equipping themselves for a brighter future.
Those interested in applying can submit their application at https://guamgreengrowth.org. Applications are due on Sunday, Feb. 6.
Applicants must be at least 18 years old, have reliable transportation, and be a U.S. citizen, national, or legal resident.
Selected applicants will be required to submit police and court clearances, purified protein derivative skin test results, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination, submit to a drug test, and undergo a physical examination.
G3 Conservation Corps members will receive a biweekly stipend of $1,300. Members will earn up to 80 continuing education units from the university upon successful completion of the program.
The G3 Conservation Corps program is made possible through FY22 Guam Green Growth appropriation to the University of Guam. (UOG)