Licensing / Certifications

The GVCC carries a C-27 License as well as a Qualified Applicators License (QAL), Corpsmembers and staff also carries the following certifications. GVCC will obtain specific training upon request.

GVCC will obtain specific training upon request.

We are also a Certified Local Conservation Corps, Accredited Corps, and a certified community service recycling program.

Natural Resources

Corpsmembers work on projects involving environmental conservation, ecological restoration, public safety issues and public land beautification in San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Calaveras and Amador counties.

  • Landscaping
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Fire Fuel Reduction
  • Light Construction
  • Deconstruction
  • Lot Clean-Ups
  • Tree Planting-Mitigation
  • Tree Trimming-Removal-liming- bucking brush
  • Graffiti-Litter Abatement
  • Urban Forestry
  • Invasive Species Removal
  • Trail Construction
  • Active Transportation Program
  • Installation

Taking care of our environment!



  • Chain saws
  • Chipper
  • Trucks-Vans
  • Ditch Witch with multiple attachments
  • Weed trimmer, brush cutters, hedge trimmers
  • Hand tools
  • Pole pruners
  • Stump grinder
  • Dump trailers
  • Safety gear for all staff and corpsmembers
  • Walk-behind and riding mowers
  • Tractor with Implements
  • Bobcat with Implements
  • Wood Chippers


Corpsmembers receive environmental education in which they learn the valuable skills of recycling and waste management. Corpsmembers 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.

Beverage Containers
Beverage Containers


The GVCC provides multiple day, weekly, monthly, or daily project work. A typical GVCC crew will consist of one supervisor and four corpsmembers. The GVCC carries insurance that will meet any sponsor’s needs. Invoicing occurs monthly or at the end of each project depending on contract specifications.

Hire Us

Hire the GVCC to provide service in your community! Depending on the service, we will send a crew of five to seven young adults between the ages of 18 to 26 along with supplies and a crew lead to your site.

For more information, please contact us at (209) 292-2700.

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