Dear TTCC Corpsmember Applicant:
Thank you for your interest in becoming a Tiuvac’a’ai’ Tribal Conservation Corps (TTCC) Corpsmember. If accepted, you will gain valuable work experience.
The Corpsember implements the mission of the Tiuvac’a’ai’ Tribal Conservation Corps by utilizing the opportunity given to him/her to develop technical and personal skills through educational and work program, which enable him/her to advance his/her personal and career opportunities. In doing so, a corpsmember creates strong ties with his/her community through community involvement and service; explores avenues for personal growth and development in a respectful and nurturing environment and develop leadership skills to contribute to the advancement of all people.
The Tiuvac’a’ai’ Tribal Conservation Corps (TTCC) is a non-profit organization established in 2022. An entity of the Fernandeno Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.
The TTCC is a multi-beneficial hands-on-training program that will work with Native youth and young adults towards the goals of regaining ecological functionality, enhancing climate resiliency, and human well-being.
Is to work towards promoting and restoring the cultural values of the Indigenous People through the practice and application of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in the protection, restoration, and development of our cultural and natural landscapes. We teach our youth to embrace their ancestral knowledge, which will promote their sense of identity, self-esteem, and self-worth.
Personal Development: Through self-motivation and with support, Corpsmembers work to fulfill their education, development, and work plans by setting goals and objectives. Corpsmembers work with their staff to achieve the skills necessary to improve their employability.
Crew Work: Corpsmembers are on their feet continuously during working hour. Extensive walking required. Corpsmembers do very physical work that uses both their lower and upper extremities continuously. Corpsmembers construct and maintain trails, do landscape work and construction, plant trees, clear brush, and land management.
Corpsmembers must have the ability to work cooperatively as a team member and must be cable of performing assigned duties safely and effectively to avoid harming themselves or others with whom they come in contact. All Corpsmembers must work well with people of different ethnicity, gender, and backgrounds.