Careers at HistoriCorps. Love your work.

Not everyone at HistoriCorps is a volunteer. We rely on a team of passionate, historic preservation professionals to organize and lead projects around the country to save historic structures. YOU can join in on the fun!

Field staff are employed by HistoriCorps on a seasonal basis and have the great outdoors as their office. Field staff introduce volunteers to the gratifying work we do, all while teaching, coaching and inspiring individuals in places most people spend a lifetime dreaming about. Join us in the movement to save America’s great places. HistoriCorps just may change your life.

Office staff are based out of HistoriCorps’ headquarters in Morrison, Colorado. They are responsible for coordinating project logistics and day-to-day operations for the organization.

If you are interested in a career with HistoriCorps, please contact Liz Rice at lrice@historicorps.org or call (720) 390-6085 for more information.

HistoriCorps accepts applications for the following Field Staff positions on a rolling basis – apply anytime! Our busiest hiring season is in late winter/early spring.

New Field Staff will generally start their season in May, at HistoriCorps’ annual multiday Field Staff Training.

 

 

PROJECT SUPERVISOR

If you are a historic preservation construction professional looking for a working vacation in some of the most beautiful places in America, HistoriCorps may be the opportunity for you.  Want a break from the mundane, the familiar, the day-to-day work?  Want to re-invigorate your passion for historic preservation, meet people of like mind, and introduce volunteers to the gratifying work we do?  And do all this in places most people spend a lifetime dreaming about? HistoriCorps just may change your life.

Project Supervisors will be expected to work long days in variable weather, live in a remote and/or backcountry setting (i.e., tents) for up to 14 days at a time. Project Supervisors must have previous leadership experience instructing crews, ideally in remote or backcountry settings. 

Applicants must have these required qualifications, among others:

  • Possess a journeyman’s knowledge of hand tools and the historic building trades;
  • Have experience in rehabilitating/restoring log, frame, and/or adobe structures
  • Have a working knowledge of, and practical experience with, the Secretary of the Interior’s Standards for Treatment of Historic Properties

 

Read the full job description, and apply, here.

 

CREW LEADER

Crew Leaders will work at the direction of and assist the Project Supervisor on all aspects of HistoriCorps projects. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Plan, purchase and prepare meals for paid crew and volunteers
  • Assist the preservation Project Supervisor to plan and  coordinate tasks for volunteer, student, or youth crews

Crew Leaders will be expected to work long days in variable weather, live in a remote and/or backcountry setting (i.e., tents) for up to 14 days at a time. Applicants must have these required qualifications, among others:

  • A rudimentary knowledge of handtools and the building trades, and a willingness to learn
  • Have the ability and aptitude to cook, and enjoy cooking, meals for large groups (8-18 people at a time)
  • Enjoy infusing in others your enthusiasm for the wilderness and historic resources

 

Read the full job description, and apply, here.