Our vision is to be a global model in the effort to unite communities, conserve the environment, and support our youth.

The Greater Valley Conservation Corps helps youth, 18 to 25 years old, with academic instruction, employment opportunities, green job training, life skills and much more!

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Recycling

GVCC corpsmembers receive environmental education and learn valuable skills in recycling and waste management.

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Natural Resources

Crews work on projects involving environmental conservation, ecological restoration, public safety issues and public land beautification.

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City Action

Our goal with City Action Teams is to minimize cities' environmental impact through litter abatement, graffiti removal, pressure washing, and more.

Education

GVCC has partnered with San Joaquin Building Futures Academy to assist young men and women by giving them a second chance to earn a high school diploma or GED.

We take part in recycling events daily!

Our Programs


 

 

Recycling

Our corps members receive environmental education in which they learn valuable recycling and waste management skills. GVCC corps members support our communities by providing waste diversion for businesses, schools, special events, non-profits, municipalities, public works departments, and cities. Crews manage all recycling operations including collection, sorting and marketing to local businesses.

Natural Resources

Our corps members work on projects involving environmental conservation, ecological restoration, public safety issues and public land beautification in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador Counties.

Melissa Sandoval

Melissa Sandoval is a former corps member of the Greater Valley Conservation Corps. She was able to gain valuable skills while going through the corps. Watch her segment to see her success.

Take a look at our Annual Report for 2015-2016!

PARTNERS


 

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Let's work together

We take part in recycling events daily, whether it’s for beverage container recycling, oil education, or tire and E-Waste collections. Take a look at our services to see how you or your company can make an impact. Every project we get hires more youth and grows communities.