Employ a corpsmember. Transform lives through a job well done.

Conservation Corps North Bay’s award-winning training instills the importance of safety, professionalism and achievement in our crews. For a very reasonable price, you get the rare pleasure of employing a team willing to work hard to better their lives. And yours.

Hire a Community Recycling Crew

To find out how CCNB can help ‘green’ your upcoming event through our recycling services, please contact:

Laura Vernon, Recycling Program Manager
(415) 454-4554 or (707) 303-3069 ext. 279
recycle@ccnorthbay.org

Hire a Natural Resources Crew

Whether you have a large project for a crew or two, or just need some extra hands from a few corpsmembers, we can help. Conservation Corps North Bay training ensures that the corpsmember working for you has the education, skills and sense of responsibility to get the job done and to get it done right.

For more information about hiring a Natural Resource Crew or to schedule an appointment for a project estimate, please contact our on-the-ground staff in Marin and Sonoma counties. Please contact:

Terri Thomas, Natural Resources Director
(415) 454-4554 ext. 150
jchayka@ccnorthbay.org

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions

Recycling Services FAQ

We provide Special Event Recycling Education & Collection at over two dozen events in Marin and Sonoma Counties each year.

Events include county fairs, school events, city & town fairs, and races. Some of the events that we have served include: the Marin County Fair, Bioneers Conference (Marin), Novato Festival of Art and Wine, Sausalito Art and Wine Festival, the Marin Human Race, Marin Triathlon, Manor Elementary Winterfest, and many others.

Many of our recycling services are free of charge. Fees are charged depending on the level of services requested.

Our special event services include:

  • Providing recycle bins
  • Collecting and sorting the recyclables
  • Pre-event consultation and planning
  • School presentations
  • Onsite monitoring
  • Eco-Stations – staffed by a member, these educate the public on recycling and impact through signage and member interaction. Conservation Corps North Bay’s eco-stations have been placed at the Marin County Fair, Bioneers, The Marin Triathlon, and Sonoma Green Festival.

Natural Resource Crews FAQ

Whether we’re protecting homes from threat of fire or flood, or restoring sensitive wildlife habitat, all NRC fee-for service projects are focused on providing public and community benefits.Natural Resource Crewmembers are trained in many technical skills that they bring to your project need.

 

 

 

Crews are skilled in providing a variety of services including:

  • Creek Maintenance
  • Emergency Response and Support Services
  • Erosion Control and Bank Stabilization
  • Fence Construction and Repair
  • Fire Fuel Reduction
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Trail Construction and Maintenance

With up to five crews of ten corpsmembers running a minimum of four days per week, crews tackle both large and small projects Some examples are:

 

 

 

  • Year-round maintenance of 31 miles of creek for Marin County.
  • Cutting over 100 acres of fuel breaks for Marin County Parks and Open Space District each year.
  • Constructing trails with complex features including retaining walls, steps and armored surfacing.

CCNB has a longtime reputation of providing quality service as an award-winning, community-based organization. As a job training program, we teach corpsmembers important skills and values—safety and professionalism are key to our programs.

Corpsmembers are trained and certified in the use of hand and power tools, including:

  • Chainsaw (felling and bucking)
  • Power Auger
  • Chipper
  • Bobcat
  • Brushcutter
  • Pole Saw
  • And many more

Corpsmembers must complete rigorous training and demonstrate responsibility before using each new tool. We have an excellent safety record and are fully insured. Sponsoring parties can be named as additionally insured under our coverage.

Yes, we can help find funding for large projects. We have successfully worked with many agencies to submit and win foundation and government grants to support work on a number of collaborative projects.

For more information about hiring a Natural Resource Crew for an agency project, or to schedule an appointment for an estimate, please contact:

Jim Chayka, Marin Field Programs & Contracting Director

(415) 454-4554 or (707) 303-3069 ext. 149

jchayka@ccnorthbay.org