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Volunteer Program

The NRCS Earth Team is the volunteer component of the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Earth Team volunteers play an important role in helping protect and conserve our Nation’s natural resources. Earth Team offers outstanding and exciting opportunities for students who need professional work experience or academic credit.

General Requirements

  • 14 years of age or older,
  • Interested in conserving natural resources, and
  • You can work part-time, evenings or weekends, and outdoors or in a local NRCS office.

Volunteer Program Information

Name of Internship Deadlines Point of Contact (POC)
Volunteer Student Program (VSP) Year-round Laura A. Sepulveda
NRCS Earth Team (NRCSETV) October Amanda N. Hasemeier
Dig into Rare and Special Collections Volunteer Experience (DRSCVE) Year-round Special Collections
NIFA Volunteer Program November