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Building a Climate Army: an Interview with Bob Doyle

Building a Climate Army: an Interview with Bob Doyle

Robert E. Doyle is a 43+ year veteran of the parks and natural resources field, currently serving as General Manager of the East Bay Regional Park District. Doyle has received numerous awards and recognition for his many decades of leadership in conservation, park...

Got E-Waste? We Got You.

Got E-Waste? We Got You.

Conservation, youth development, education and job training.  These have been the key components of Civicorps’ mission since 1983, with our Recycling program added in 1987.  Did you know that we added E-waste collection to our Recycling services in 2017? ...

#WalkforBLM

#WalkforBLM

It’s another eerily smoky, hazy day in the Bay Area. We continue to live through challenging times – a time of wildfires and COVID-19 – and the country also continues to be rife with racial injustice. While we are unable to resolve these crises...

From Corpsmember to Board Member

From Corpsmember to Board Member

Eduardo J. Chaidez spends his days providing the public with meaningful connections to the natural, social and cultural history of California.  Creating hands-on educational programs, leading tours and conducting outreach, Eduardo is a multi-faceted...

Climbing the Distance at Pinnacles National Park

Climbing the Distance at Pinnacles National Park

Guest blog by David Jaeger David Jaeger, one of Civicorps’ 2019-2020 Jesuit Volunteers, recounts a three-day camping trip with ten Corpsmembers at Pinnacles National Park. We’re now almost two months into the COVID shelter-in-place in California. Though I’ve...

Spotlight on our Jesuit Volunteers

Spotlight on our Jesuit Volunteers

Every August, Civicorps has the privilege of welcoming two new Jesuit Volunteers (JV’s) into our ranks for a full year of service. As our new volunteers cycle in, we bid farewell to the two JV’s completing their year of service.  In August 2019, we had the pleasure of...

A New Job He’s Passionate About

A New Job He’s Passionate About

Civicorps said farewell to a fantastic member of our family recently.  Sharif Ahmad started a new job, and we couldn’t be more thrilled!  During his time at Civicorps, this talented young man served as a Conservation Intern and an Operations Intern at our Job...

Backpacking and Camping in Point Reyes

Backpacking and Camping in Point Reyes

By David Jaeger Jesuit Volunteer, David Jaeger, had the opportunity to co-lead an outdoor trip with 8 Corpsmembers to Point Reyes National Seashore. I will quickly admit that I am not the best driver in the world. After receiving this warning, six Corpsmembers...

MLK 25th Annual Day of Service

MLK 25th Annual Day of Service

“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?”– Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Across the country, thousands of Americans participated in service activities on January 20 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This...

Corpsmember of the Quarter: Jesus Fernandez

Corpsmember of the Quarter: Jesus Fernandez

Jesus has been able to manage a demanding school schedule on top of his full time position at the JTC. He is one of two Operations Interns, and is excelling. He has a strong work ethic, is reliable, punctual and has great attendance. In his time at Civicorps, he has...

To participate or to really participate?

To participate or to really participate?

What is democratic participation and why is it important? That’s a question many of our students have when they see it listed on their graduation requirements. Simply put, it’s the participation in democracy. This graduation requirement permits Civicorps students to...