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The Mission Continues - NPS National Mall Assistant Volunteer Coordinator 
National Park Service, National Mall & Memorial Parks (host site)
Posted 6/22/17
Volunteer works on general maintenance tasks throughout the park. As necessary, may serve as a team member on volunteer work parties organized from a pool of available volunteers, but individual volunteer frequently works independently. Activities include maintenance of necessary supplies and equipment, picking up trash and recyclables, weeding gardens, planting flowers and shrubs, painting park benches, putting down mulch, shoveling snow in winter, and monitoring the park for intricate maintenance to be completed by the National Park Service. Due to proximity with visiting public, volunteer occasionally provides directions and recommendations. Special events and observances take place in the park from time to time. Volunteers are frequently asked to help with these events as they occur.
Location: Washington, DC

 

Peace Corps


Calling all Corps Members- ready to bring your skills to communities overseas?
Now that you have completed one of the most rewarding and challenging experiences in your life, why not bring those skills to assist communities in need overseas?  The Peace Corps is actively looking for dynamic community leaders to serve as Peace Corps Volunteers in over 70 countries worldwide in a variety of project areas!  Why not use your trail building experience to assist national park development in Ghana?  How about training the next generation of leaders as a youth outreach coordinator in Costa Rica or an English as a Second Language Teacher in Mongolia?  Peace Corps is an all-expenses covered opportunity to live, learn, and work overseas.  For committing 27 months to service, volunteers receive 3 months of language, cultural, and technical training, living allowance and travel expenses, full medical and dental coverage, and a readjustment allowance of over $7,000 when you complete service.  Peace Corps Volunteers receive many more benefits such as Graduate School Opportunities, and Professional Development and Career Opportunities.  Ready to learn more?  Get started by watching this mini-information session (6 minutes long): http://youtu.be/0EQJmXiLxfU.  Ready to start your application?  Its free and online at: www.peacecorps.gov/apply.
Life is calling- how far will you go?
 


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Natural Resources Crew Supervisor
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 7/25/17 
The Natural Resources Crew Supervisor 2 will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning. The NRCS will help Corpsmembers to achieve their work readiness and skill development goals.
To apply: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include ‘NRC Supervisor 2’ in the subject line. You can also fax your application to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter.
Location: San Rafael, CA


Community Recycling Assistant Crew Supervisor
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 7/25/17 
Conservation Corps North Bay operates an extensive recycling collection program that is vital to agencies that manage Marin and Sonoma county parks, businesses and schools. Over 300,000 pounds of beverage containers and paper is collected each year from over 844 collection points around the North Bay. CCNB’s corpsmembers also conduct outreach and education to thousands of students, businesses, and community volunteers about recycling and environmental stewardship. The Community Recycling Crew (CRC) Assistant Crew Supervisor is responsible for completing all daily tasks associated with recycle collections and education. Duties include driving set routes, collecting recycling at events, and supervising outreach and education crews throughout the North Bay. Assistant Crew Supervisors supervise corpsmembers when on route; collect and sort recycled materials; clean, build, and repair bins; inspect recycling sites, vehicles and other equipment; collect route and recycle bin information; and report route problems to the CRC Supervisor. The CRC Assistant Crew Supervisors help develop corpsmembers to ensure they exhibit professional behavior and conduct safe work practices, documenting and reporting behavior issues to the CRC Supervisor. This position may supervise up to twelve corpsmembers at large events where recycling collection services or community outreach is being provided by CCNB. S/he will also supervise corpsmembers in projects related to the collection or community outreach of e-waste, tires, and oil in Marin and/or Sonoma County. Some of these events will require the Assistant Crew Supervisors to work weekend days. The Assistant Crew Supervisors reports to the CRC Supervisor.
To apply: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@conservationcorpsnorthbay.org. Please include Assistant Crew Supervisor in the subject line. You can also fax your application to (415) 454- 4595 Attn: Recruiter
Location: North Bay, CA


Controller
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 7/25/17 
The Controller works closely with the COO to establish the Finance Department’s goals and to develop, implement, monitor and assess strategies to achieve the goals. The Controller develops and maintains efficient and effective financial operations, prepares organizational and department budgets and financial analysis, and ensures that appropriate policies, procedures and internal controls are maintained to safeguard the organization and facilitate effective financial management.
To applyPlease submit your Cover Letter, Resume and Salary requirements to: recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include ‘Controller’ in the subject line. Alternately, you can fax your cover letter, resume and salary requirements to (415) 454-4595 Attention:Recruiter
Location: North Bay, CA

 

Bilingual Recruitment & Orientation Coordinator
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 7/25/17 
The Bilingual Recruitment & Orientation Coordinator (ROC) implements the recruiting and orientation of corpsmembers for Conservation Corps North Bay’s (CCNB) job-training and education programs. The ROC has primary responsibility to ensure outreach, recruiting, and orientation follow best practices and are up to date across all sites and programs. The ROC has frequent interaction with staff and corpsmembers, the general public, vendors, and other business partners. Conservation Corps North Bay’s John Muir Charter School (JMCS) is a WASC-accredited, non-traditional, year-round school on a trimester schedule. JMCS operates the education program in collaboration with CCNB and its staff. The Education Program offers Corpsmembers ages 18-30 the opportunity to complete their high school diploma and continue their life-long learning by taking college classes or special trainings. Students enroll and exit on a rolling basis, year-round. The Recruitment & Orientation Coordinator will be accountable for ensuring that program slots are adequately filled with Corpsmembers who meet eligibility and other screening requirements. In addition, he/she will:
develop and coordinate a range of recruitment projects including outreach and participant
screening for eligibility
• design and coordinate a robust pre-program orientation for the Corps
• work closely with an interdepartmental team to manage all new Corpsmember enrollments and
provide orientation, effectively engaging youth in our programming
• participate in post-program follow up with program alumni
The Recruitment & Orientation Coordinator has frequent interaction with all staff and Corpsmembers, business partners and the general public.
To apply: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include “Recruitment & Orientation Coordinator” in the subject line. You can also fax your application to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter
Location: North Bay, CA


Fall Corps Member
WisCorps
Posted 7/25/17 
Program Dates: September 9 - November 18, 2017 
WisCorps crews complete high priority conservation projects across Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest.  Projects may include trail restoration, habitat restoration, invasive species management, and carpentry projects. Corps Members camp out with their crew near their projects sites and travel throughout Wisconsin.
Corpsmember Responbilities 
Work hard as a team to accomplish project goals 
Maintain high standards of personal safety both on and off the worksite 
Abide by all WisCorps policies and procedures
Location: Wisconsin

Program Assistant
SCA
Posted 7/25/17 
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of youth conservation volunteers, has an exciting opportunity in our Program Department. America’s #1 youth conservation service organization seeks a Program Assistant in our Oakland, CA office. The Program Assistant will work as part of the western regional team and assist Program Coordinators, Program Managers and others in the operational and some administrative aspects of delivery programs in the portfolio. The Program Assistant will provide support for members and leaders, ensuring both site partner and member outcomes are achieved in a safe and responsible manner. This position ensures quality and consistency of western programs while adhering to SCA Risk Management protocols.
Essential Functions 

  • Site level responsibility for high quality delivery of regional programming in accordance with SCA’s safety standards
  • Supports SCA leaders during training and in the field
  • Participates in and supports local and regional events as needed
  • Through field checks, ensures compliance with AmeriCorps regulations
  • Assists Program Managers and Coordinators with recruiting and application process for members of regional and local program teams
  • Assists Program Managers and National Operations team in interviewing, selecting and training leaders
  • Assist HR in enrollment for members as needed
  • Roves program in the field and completes appropriate documentation
  • Participates in incident response as needed
  • Assists in the operation of the Oakland equipment cache

Location: Oakland, CA
 

Gulf Veterans Fire Corps Project Leader
SCA
Posted 7/24/17
Program Dates: January 8 - May 11, 2018 
Manage a fully trained and outfitted 5-person prescribed fire crew composed of military veterans, located for 3 months in coastal Mississippi and Alabama. Manage the team as they conduct prescribed burns and other management activities on sensitive, threatened and endangered species habitat located on private and public lands to include open wet pine savannahs and upland longleaf pine on federal, state and private lands.
To apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email leaders@thesca.org with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application.
Location: SCA Gulf Coast


Field Leadership
Conservation Corps New Mexico
Posted 7/20/17
Program Dates: September 18, 2017 - March 24, 2018
CCNM is seeking qualified candidates for Crew Leader positions for the Fall 2017 Conservation Corps New Mexico Field Season. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced crew leaders looking to get in on the ground floor of a brand new conservation corps program. Building on the partnerships and work which Arizona Conservation Corps has completed in southern New Mexico over the years, Conservation Legacy is launching Conservation Corps New Mexico. CCNM crews will be based in Las Cruces, NM and all project work will take place on public lands in southern New Mexico and western Texas. Successful crew leaders are technically apt, self-motivated, energetic and tenacious – they understand the value of hard work in the outdoors and are driven to excellence in conservation. This season runs from September 18, 2017-March 24, 2018. Apply on-line at azcorps.org/join.
Location: Las Cruces, NM


Corpsmembers 
Conservation Corps New Mexico
Posted 7/20/17
CCNM is seeking applicants to join an AmeriCorps conservation crew for the Fall 2017 season! This is an exciting opportunity for individuals looking to get in on the ground floor of a brand new conservation corps program. Building on the partnerships and work which Arizona Conservation Corps has completed in southern New Mexico over the years, Conservation Legacy is launching Conservation Corps New Mexico. CCNM will be based out of Las Cruces, NM, and all project work will take place on public lands in southern New Mexico and western Texas.
Program Dates: October 2, 2017-March 24, 2018
Location: Las Cruces, NM


Tucson Field Crew Leaders and Assistant Crew Leaders
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 7/20/17 
Program Dates: September 18, 2017 - March 24, 2018 
Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC) Tucson Office seeks qualified candidates for Crew Leader and Assistant Crew Leader positions for the Fall 2017 season. AZCC offers opportunities for individuals to work in a crew environment on national lands throughout the southwestern United States and elsewhere. Successful crew leaders are self-motivated, energetic and tenacious – they understand the value of hard work in the outdoors and are driven to excellence in conservation.  Supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary. This season runs from September 18, 2017-March 24, 2018. Apply on-line at azcorps.org/join.
Location: Tucson, AZ


Gila Watershed Project Corpsmembers
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 7/20/17 
Porgram Dates: October 2, 2017 - March 24, 2018 
Arizona Conservation Corps is currently seeking members to join an AmeriCorps chainsaw crew based out of Tucson, AZ this season! Crews will be working directly with the Gila Watershed Partnership (GWP) on a restoration project removing invasive species and reducing fire fuels using chainsaws and herbicide, and planting native species. This term begins October 2, 2017, and ends March 24, 2018. Apply on-line at azcorps.org/join.
Location: Tucson, AZ


Verde River Watershed Chainsaw Crew Leadership
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 7/20/17 
Program Dates: September 18, 2017 - March 24, 2018
Arizona Conservation Corps is currently seeking Crew Leaders and Assistant Crew Leaders to supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects. Work this season will be in partnership with the Friends of the Verde River Greenway, and will include invasive species removal, mitigation and monitoring, as well as the use of chainsaws. This season runs from September 18, 2017-March 24, 2018. Apply on-line at azcorps.org/join.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ


Crewmembers
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 7/13/17 
Program Dates: August 5 - October 31, 2017
CCYC is now hiring crewmembers for our Fall season! If you’re interested in camping and serving in beautiful places while working with young adults in conservation activities on the Colorado Plateau then this job is for you! You’ll be building trails, fences, removing invasive species (with chainsaws), restoring grasslands, doing fuel reduction, and various other tasks assigned by our service partners. You’ll be able to network with people in the field who work with the National Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and others. You’ll be in a crew of 8 with two crew leaders in remote locations in the Four Corners region.
Location: Monticello, UT
 

Fall Crew Leader - Moab Field Office
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 7/13/17
Program Dates: August 7 - November 17, 2017 
The UCC Fall Crew Leader is a three-month AmeriCorps position that provides direct leadership to a 4- person field crew. Crew Leaders are responsible for preparing and leading their crew in the completion of conservation projects, as well as ensuring that UCC policies and procedures are followed, facilitating education time with their crew, communicating with project sponsors, and recording important project outcome data. Project schedules vary by crew and may include habitat restoration, trail building & maintenance, invasive species removal, re-vegetation, fence building, and forest fuels reduction. Field crews generally camp near their project site during the project week and return to their field office location for off time between project weeks. The UCC Fall Crew Leader position is an AmeriCorps term requiring a three-month commitment, which includes three weeks of training and ten weeks of project work.
To apply
Complete the UCC Online Application, www.utahconservationcorps.org. You will need to attach a resume and list of 3 professional references to the online application. Position is open until filled. APPLY TODAY! Contact: Jake Deslauriers Moab Regional Coordinator jake.d@usu.edu (207) 256-7502
Location: Moab, UT

 

Project Manager - South Sound Volunteer Services
EarthCorps
Posted 7/13/17 
This Project Manager position is a part-time exempt position based in Tacoma, WA responsible for leading EarthCorps’ South Sound volunteer event management services to several cities in the Puget Sound region. EarthCorps’ volunteer program leads volunteers in urban forest restoration tasks and stewardship of public rain gardens including removing invasive weeds, planting native vegetation, and the long-term maintenance of restoration sites. This position develops and manages those services in the City of Tacoma with the Department of Environmental Services and the City of Federal Way with the Parks and Recreation Department. The position involves community outreach; recruitment, training, and coaching of long term site stewards; project development and coordination with city staff; contract management; field leadership of volunteers, overseeing volunteer events and maintaining safety and well-being standards.
To apply
Visit earthcorps.org/apply to view a full position description and application link.  You will be asked to submit a cover letter and a resume with reference contact information. Applications will remain open until July 20, 2017, but the priority consideration date was set at July 7 so please submit materials ASAP
Location: Tacoma, WA

 

Project Manager
EarthCorps
Posted 7/13/17 
The Project Manager (PM) position is responsible for coordinating between EarthCorps and partner agencies/organizations to develop environmental restoration projects across the Puget Sound region to be undertaken by Corps Members.  This full-time staff position entails client communication, contract management, field leadership of EarthCorps crews, supervision of Crew Leaders and Corps Members, and responsibility for maintaining the safety standards and organizational goals of EarthCorps in all endeavors.  Our Corps Program participants, both AmeriCorps members and International trainees, learn leadership skills by working collaboratively and executing technical environmental restoration projects including invasive plant removal, native tree plantings, salmon stream restoration, wetland and shoreline restoration, and trail construction.
To apply
Visit earthcorps.org/apply to view a full position description and application link.  You will be asked to submit a cover letter and a resume with reference contact information. Applications will remain open until July 20, 2017, but the priority consideration date was set at July 7 so please submit materials ASAP
Location: Seatlle, WA

 

Program Coordinator
Conservation Corps New Mexico
Posted 7/13/17 
The Program Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are: recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and mentoring seasonal field staff including Crew Leaders, and Assistant Crew Leaders; supporting and maintaining partnerships through partner coordination, project development, and reporting; overseeing and maintaining consistent quality control, risk management, and program integrity. Although significant support will come from AZCC staff, this position will be our on-theground representation for our new CCNM programming and will also work to establish an operations base, recruitment contacts, and relationships in Las Cruces. Both office and field work are required in this position and the ability to work a flexible schedule is critical.
To apply: Send cover letter, reference contact information, and resume directly to Russ Dickerson, Operations Director (russ@conservationlegacy.org). Applicants will be screened using a matrix built from the position description; please ensure resumes reflect relevant experience.
Location: Las Cruces, NM


Youth Corps Director
Canyon Country (Discovery Center) Youth Corps
Posted 7/13/17
The Youth Corps Director provides administrative guidance and oversight for Canyon Country Youth Corps. Primary responsibilities include: sound administrative guidance of the AmeriCorps award, coordination with public lands professionals to secure work contracts, management of program budgets, overseeing field operations to ensure high quality delivery of public lands work, and ensuring educational programing impacts youths’ lives. This position directly supervises a team of up to 3 staff and 9 youth corps crews a year.
To apply: Send a cover letter detailing relevant experience to this position, a current resume, and three professional references to jobs@fourcornersschool.org. No calls, please. Position open until filled.
Location: Monticello, UT


Historic Preservation Corps - Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area
SCA
Posted 7/13/17 
Program Dates: July 17 - November 18, 2017 
4 Corpsmember positions available 
Location: Delaware


YouthBuild Mentor
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 7/12/17 
Program Dates: ASAP - October 13, 2017
The YouthBuild Mentor Position serves as a peer leader for the YouthBuild crew, assisting in creating a positive crew culture and reinforcing continuity of support for YouthBuild graduates. The YouthBuild Mentor will serve closely with all YouthBuild staff and reports directly to the Construction Crew Leader.
To apply
Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Email: jasonv@mhyc.net (include “YouthBuild Mentor” in the subject line) Fax: 303-433-5997, Mail: Attn. Jason Vaughn, 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204
Location: Denver, CO

 

Client Educator Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 7/12/17
Program Dates: ASAP - December 2017
Energy and Water Client Educator Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive program that offers leadership development, an opportunity to serve your community and earn bi-weekly living stipend of $948. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent or LED light bulbs. In this role they are also responsible for educating clients on the benefits of the services provided, both to the client as well as the environment. They will also implement a behavior survey that will help inform further energy saving measures. They build critical professional skills, customer service skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way. MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps.
To apply
Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”. Or visit us in person at 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Questions? Email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 720-433-1206 x221.
Location: Denver, CO

 

2017 Outreach Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Reposted 7/12/17 
Program Dates: August 2 - November 9, 2017 
The Outreach Team will be comprised of eight Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire Initiative. The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro communities of Commence City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello. The Outreach Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, and support for GoWild projects such as local family and youth outdoor recreation experiences, field trips, and career exploration initiatives.
To apply
Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”. Or visit us in person at our headquarters 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Questions? Please email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303-433-1206 ext. 221
Location: Denver, CO

 

2017 Fall Forestry Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Reposted 7/12/17 
Program Dates: August 27 - November 17, 2017
The Fall Forestry Program (FF) is an intensive, team-based, 13 week-long program. The FF Corpsmembers serve on conservation and environmental stewardship projects throughout the Denver metro area while engaging in meaningful education activities. Corpsmembers have the choice to serve on either a Hand or Sawyer Crew.
To apply
Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”. Or visit us in person at our headquarters 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Questions? Please email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303-433-1206 ext. 221
Location: Denver, CO

 

Energy & Water Conservation Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Reposted 7/12/17
Program Dates: July 17 - December 15, 2017
7Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in anintensive year-long program that offers leadership development and an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs. They build criticalprofessional skills, customer service skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way. MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goalsand strive towards their next steps.
To apply: 
Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”. Or visit us in person at 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Questions? Email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 720-433-1206 x221.
Location: Denver, CO

 

Controller
Conservation Legacy
Posted 7/6/17
The Controller is responsible for maintaining and overseeing Conservation Legacy’s financial and accounting services. They are responsible for implementing an overarching financial structure for the entire organization that supports the viability of the business model and program mission. The Controller leads the Conservation Legacy finance staff and operations.
To apply: Please send cover letter and resume to Stacey Alfandre, stacey@conservationlegacy.org.
Location: Durango, CO


Accountant
Conservation Legacy
Posted 7/6/17 
Open until filled
The accountant will work closely with the Controller and regional office staff throughout the country. They will oversee the day-to-day accounting and finance functions of the organization ensuring accuracy, timeliness and compliance.
To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Stacey Alfandre, Stacey@conservationlegacy.org
Location: Durango, CO

 

Verde River Watershed Crew
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 7/6/17
Program Dates: October 2, 2017 - March 24, 2018
Join a chainsaw crew working on chainsaw and invasive species management projects along the Verde River. No prior chainsaw experience required, training will be provided. 
Location: Camp Valley or Flagstaff, AZ


Administrative Assistant
New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 7/6/17
Part-time administrative assistant needed to provide clerical support for grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program for at-risk youth, ages 16 – 25.  Collect, document, maintain and analyze program data; responsible for entering data into online system, tracking information and generating reports.  Excellent phone skills required; must be proficient in Microsoft applications.  Related experience and Bachelor’s degree required.
Application Information: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: Newton, NJ


Crew Supervisors
New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 7/6/17
Multiple full-time and part-time facilitators needed to lead teams of at risk youth, ages 16 – 25, in project-based construction, landscaping, facility maintenance and other related activities.  Maintain detailed records and generate reports.  Monitor progress with work site hosts.  Provide negotiation and conflict resolution between participants.  Assist with job placement coordination and referrals.  Responsible for transporting teams to various work sites.  Related experience, Bachelor’s degree and commercial drivers’ license required. 
Application Information: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: Newton, NJ


High School Equivalency Instructor/Employability Skills Facilitator
New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 7/6/17
Full-time and part-time facilitators needed to provide high school equivalency and employability skills instruction to youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Educate students in math, science, English and history.  Establish and maintain relationships with area business leaders and employers.  Administer assessment testing.  Deliver employability skills training curricula in group setting.  Facilitate transition services.  Create and maintain database; generate reports of job development and training activities.  Health benefits available for full-time position.  Related experience and Master’s degree required.  Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communication skills required.
Application Information: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: Newton, NJ


Program Associate
New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 7/6/17 
Full-time associate needed for high school equivalency and employability skills program for youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Responsible for community outreach, student recruitment, facilitating academic instruction, behavioral assessments, and providing leadership with community service projects.  Assist students with developing personal responsibility, self-discipline, socialization, work readiness skills, and entry-level occupational skills through classroom instruction and community service projects.  Health benefits available.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed.  Experience and bachelor’s degree required.
Application Information: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: Newton, NJ


Program Director
PeoriaCorps
Posted 6/29/17
Open until filled
Provides overall financial and operational management leadership for the City’s PeoriaCorps program and the Mayor’s Summer Youth Program. The Program Director will report directly to the Director of the Public Works Department. The Program Director will have the opportunity to build the PeoriaCorps program for its inaugural year, and will also assume responsibility for directing the existing Mayor’s Summer Youth Program. Position responsibilities and functions include but are not limited to supervision and staff development, program management, project development, organizational leadership, grant compliance, and program sustainability. Program outcomes will be metrics driven and will be focused both on the success of participants as well as the fieldwork completed.
Location: Peoria, Il 
 

YouthBuild Vista
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 6/28/17 
Essential Functions
Program Development

  • Support the development and implementation of alumni engagement strategies.
  • Create programs, systems, and relationships to increase communication and engagement with YouthBuild graduates.
  • Plan and coordinate alumni engagement activities and lead other projects to increase engagement with YouthBuild alumni. 
  • Work with the Case Manager: College and Transitions to develop and coordinate cohort building activities and alumni follow up activities.
  • Work with the Case Manager: College and Transitions to build enhanced support structures for alumni as they transition to post-secondary education, such as tutoring, on-campus activities, systematic follow up, and coordination with selected staff at PSE institutions.
  • Work with Case Manager: College and Transitions to support the development of a plan to increase post-secondary awareness throughout the classrooms and building.
  • Support relationship building and career pathway development for the YouthBuild Health & Wellness track.
  • Assist in creating sustainable resources for placements and a model of stackable employment options for Corpsmembers.
  • Contribute to the development and coordination of Service Days.  Provide Corpsmember training and support where needed in setting up individualized service projects. 
  • Oversee the development and implementation of the Martin Luther King Day all-Corps service project.
  • Manage media and community outreach sources, including program photos, video and blog entries, while working closely with the Development and Marketing Department.

To apply: Apply online at www.americorps.gov or submit cover letter and resume, to staffjobs@mhyc.net and put “YouthBuild VISTA” in the subject line. 
Location: Denver, CO

 

2017 Outreach Team Crew Leader
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 6/28/17 
Program Dates: July 5 - October 20, 2017
Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models.  The Outreach Team will be comprised of eight Corpsmembers (17-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire Initiative.   The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro communities of Commence City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello.   The Outreach Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, and support for GoWild projects such as local family and youth outdoor recreation experiences, field trips, and career exploration initiatives.
To apply: Email: Send resume and cover letter to Kyle Kline at kylek@mhyc.net (include position title in subject line)
Location: Denver, CO
 

YouthBuild Mentor
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 6/28/17 
The YouthBuild Mentor Position serves as a peer leader for the YouthBuild crew, assisting in creating a positive crew culture and reinforcing continuity of support for YouthBuild graduates. The YouthBuild Mentor will serve closely with all YouthBuild staff and reports directly to the Construction Crew Leader.
Essential Functions Planning, Design, & Implementation
· Assist in the facilitation and implementation of the leadership and construction training curriculums (when appropriate).
· Support the Construction team in the shop and on the service site when appropriate.
· Assist in the development of tool safety and Service Hazard Analysis sheets for use in member training.
· Supporting the design of an efficient tracking system for near misses (injury prevention) on the service site.
· Participate in overall program development with Corps staff.
· Interact with the Marketing and Development Department in recruitment presentations. This may include stand alone presentations as well as active involvement with the Street Outreach Team.
· Implement and facilitate a recognition program amongst Corpsmembers to support positive group morale and a culture of growth.
To apply: Email: jasonv@mhyc.net (include “YouthBuild Mentor” in the subject line) Fax: 303-433-5997 Mail: Attn. Jason Vaughn, 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204
Location: Denver, CO

 

Recruitment and Member Support Coordinator
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 6/28/17
Open until filled
Arizona Conservation Corps is seeking a Full-Time, Year-Round Recruitment and Member Support Coordinator to be based out of Tucson, AZ. The Recruitment and Member Support Coordinator will oversee all AZCC member admission and member experience processes and procedures out of the Tucson, AZ office. Oversee member recruitment working with key staff to develop and implement recruitment practices, conduct interviews and hire Corpsmembers. Outreach and community event planning as well as establishing networks and partnership building are also essential to the role of the coordinator. The Recruitment and Member Support Director will supervise this position. About AZCC: Arizona Conservation Corps operates a variety of urban and camping conservation corps programs across Arizona and southern New Mexico from offices in Tucson, Flagstaff, and Pinetop-Lakeside. AZCC programs support individual placements, small teams and crew-based models in conservation activities that promote personal growth, experiential learning and an ethic of natural resource stewardship. AZCC’s mission is to engage individuals and strengthen communities through service and conservation.
Visit http://azcorps.org/about/current-staff-openings/ for the complete position description. To Apply: Send Cover letter and resume to Joel Garcia, Recruitment and Member Support Director - joel@conservationlegacy.org.
Location: Tucson or Flagstaff, AZ

 

Executive Director
SBP South Carolina
Posted 6/26/17 
SBP is an award-winning, innovative nonprofit organization that shrinks the time between disaster and recovery. A leader in volunteer-driven, post-disaster rebuilding; SBP educates, advocates and improves the disaster recovery sector so that we can collectively achieve more for communities. With a team of 50 staff and 180 AmeriCorps members, SBP has rebuilt more than 1,200 homes across 8 states and shared best practices with many more. SBP’s vision is to embrace constant improvement, community-wide collaboration, and clear benchmarks to reduce human suffering caused by the tolls of delay in recovery. By pairing resilience training with recovery operations, we strive to reduce the need for our rebuilding services over time by increasing preparedness among vulnerable communities. SBP encourages individuals that are hungry for change and eager to innovate to join our team so that we can change the future of disaster recovery together. Manage the day to day activities of SBP’s SC operations to achieve the annual production goals and outcomes. Reporting to the National Recovery Director, the Executive Director (ED) will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for SBP's staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.
To apply: Submit a tailored cover letter, resume, three professional references and salary history to screcovery@sbpusa.org. We will follow up with qualified candidates - please no calls or emails after your submission
Location: South Carolina


Development Manager: Grants and Stewardship
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 6/23/17
Essential Duties

  • Write and submit grant applications to federal, private and corporate foundations for Metro Denver and Southern Front Range offices.
  • Builds relationships and provide consistent contact and updates with program officers and donors to cultivate ongoing stewardship.
  • Develop and maintain, in conjunction with Director of Development and Communication, grant application calendar for all grant requests.
  • Track established metrics as outlined in the annual development plan.
  • Research grant opportunities and update relevant data for proposals.
  • Perform various grant administration functions such as budget amendments, plan change, program evaluation, etc.
  • Ensure accurate and timely preparation of grant reports in conjunction with the Finance Department.

Send Resume & CV to:
Email: staffjobs@mhyc.net (include Development Manager: Grants and Stewardship in subject line)
Mail: Mile High Youth Corps (ATTN: Director of Development and Communications) 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204 
Location: Denver, CO
 

Fall Field Crew Member
Utah Conservation Corps
Posted 6/21/17 
Start Date: August 22, 2017
Utah Conservation Corps is looking for hard working folks to get out on the Utah public lands to complete habitat restoration and trail building projects. We will provide you the training and the tools. You bring your passion for the outdoors.The season starts with two weeks of training (chainsaw, trails, outdoor living, wilderness first aid).  Members are then placed on a 4 or 8-person crew.  They spend the rest of the season working at various project sites; each crew has a unique project schedule.  Crews are at the project site for 4-10 days at a time; they return back to their base field office for off time between project weeks.  Crew Members serve in a 3 month AmeriCorps term. 
To learn more visit our website,
www.utahconservationcorps.org
Location: based out of Logan, Cedar City, or Salt Lake City, UT

 

Crew Leader
Conservation Corps New Mexico
Position Dates: July 3 - December 22, 2017
Application open unitl filled. Applications/Candidates will be reviewed in order received. 
We are seeking one qualified candidate for Crew Leader positions for the Summer 2017 Conservation Corps New Mexico Field Season. This is an exciting opportunity for experienced crew leaders looking to get in on the ground floor of a brand new conservation corps program. Building on the partnerships and work which Arizona Conservation Corps has completed in southern New Mexico over the years, Conservation Legacy is launching Conservation Corps New Mexico. The first CCNM crews will be supported from Arizona Conservation Corps operations base in Tucson, Arizona and all project work will take place on public lands in southern New Mexico and western Texas. Successful crew leaders are technically apt, self-motivated, energetic and tenacious – they understand the value of hard work in the outdoors and are driven to excellence in conservation.
To apply, head to 
http://www.azcorps.org/join
For more information contact James Pitts at james@conservationlegacy.org or 520.668.7652
Location: Tucson, AZ

 

AmeriCorps Program Director
SEEDS
Posted 6/20/17 
This is a full-time position with the responsibility to manage the SEEDS AmeriCorps programs. The ideal candidate will be an organized and versatile individual with a background in grant writing and showcase excellent communication skills. This position works closely with SEEDS staff to ensure successful fulfillment of grant requirements. 
Essential Job Duties
Complete required preparatory online & in person trainings for all AmeriCorps grant leadership roles (Examples: VISTA Supervisor Training, Criminal History Check Online course, New Program Director OnCorps Webinar, etc.)
Take lead role in writing all AmeriCorps related grants, including continuation grants
Take lead role in writing and gathering required data for all AmeriCorops related grant reports
Function as Grant Manager for all AmeriCorps, and other grants by developing a deep understanding of SEEDS grant contracts
Create clear, open, and frequent communication lines with all AmeriCorps program officers
Read, respond to, and share appropriate AmeriCorps emails and communications with SEEDS team members in a timely manner
Partner with Human Resources in the recruitment process of AmeriCorps members, including posting open positions, screening and interviewing prospective candidates and selection of members.
Ensure proper onboarding of AmeriCorps members (proper paperwork completed, documents submitted, orientation completed, etc
Location: Traverse City, MI


2017 Outreach Team Leader
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 6/14/17
Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models.  The Outreach Team will be comprised of eight Corpsmembers (17-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire Initiative. The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro communities of Commence City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello.   The Outreach Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, and support for GoWild projects such as local family and youth outdoor recreation experiences, field trips, and career exploration initiatives.  
Program Dates: July 5 - October 20, 2017 
To applyEmail: Send resume and cover letter to Kyle Kline at kylek@mhyc.net (include position title in subject line)
Location: Denver, CO

 

2017 Outreach Team Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps 
Posted 6/14/17 
The Outreach Team will be comprised of eight Corpsmembers (18-24 years old) serving together as part of the GoWild Great Outdoors Colorado (GOCO) Inspire Initiative. The GoWild Coalition encompasses the Northeast Metro communities of Commence City, Northwest Aurora, Northeast Park Hill, and Montbello. The Outreach Team will provide targeted outreach, community engagement, and support for GoWild projects such as local family and youth outdoor recreation experiences, field trips, and career exploration initiatives.   
To apply:
• Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”.  Or visit us in person at our headquarters 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204.                              
• Questions? Please email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 303-433-1206 ext. 221
Location: Denver, CO


YouthBuild Mentor 
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 6/14/17 
The YouthBuild Mentor Position serves as a peer leader for the YouthBuild crew, assisting in creating a positive crew culture and reinforcing continuity of support for YouthBuild graduates.  The YouthBuild Mentor will serve closely with all YouthBuild staff and reports directly to the Construction Crew Leader.
To Apply:  Send Resume and Cover Letter to: Email: jasonv@mhyc.net (include “YouthBuild Mentor” in the subject line) Fax: 303-433-5997 Mail:  Attn. Jason Vaughn, 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204
Location: Denver. CO


Energy & Water Conservation Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 6/14/17
Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive year-long program that offers leadership development and  an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs.  They build critical professional skills, customer service skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way.  MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps. 
This is a temporary position, from ASAP – December 15, 2017.  
To apply: Visit our website at www.milehighyouthcorps.org and click “Apply Now”.  Or visit us in person at 1801 Federal Blvd, Denver, CO 80204. Questions?  Email youthjobs@mhyc.net or call 720-433-1206 x221.
Location: Denver, CO

 

Crew Member 
Western Colorado Conservation Corps
Posted 6/13/17
Corps members camp and serve in the backcountry of Western Colorado.  Corps members earn a weekly stipend, plus food and lodging when required to camp at project site. Career training takes place primarily in a backcountry setting and involves building and maintaining trails and fences, invasive species removal, and habitat restoration.  Learn to camp, cook, orienteer, and live in a community setting.  Corps members also have the opportunity to earn up to $2,865, in addition to a weekly stipend, from an AmeriCorps Education Award (restrictions apply). Member must not engage in any prohibited activities as listed in the AmeriCorps Member Service Agreement 
Duties
• Must be willing and able to camp at least 4 nights per week
• Successfully complete new Corps Member Orientation and CPR/First Aid Training
• Complete conservation projects throughout Western Colorado
• Must be motivated, responsible, and have a positive attitude
• Willing to cook at camp site when  necessary
• Must participate in WCCC education program
• Participate in WCCC wide volunteer events
Location: Grand Junction, CO

 

Natural Resources Crew (NRC) Specialist - Seasonal
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 6/7/17
Under the direction of the NRC Supervisor and the NRC Coordinator, this position is responsible for supervising and completing natural resource projects such as habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration, and trail building. The NRC Specialist is responsible for Corpsmember supervision and must be able to supervise a crew of up to 1 to 10 Corpsmembers in the absence of the Supervisor or Coordinator. Additionally, they are responsible for the safety and behavior of the crew. This position requires leadership skills and the ability to help create an environment conducive to productivity, as well as personal and professional growth. The NRC Specialist will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning, and will help Corpsmembers to achieve their work readiness and skill development goals.
Term: June 12 - September 29, 2017
To apply: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include ‘NRC Specialist- Seasonal’ in the subject line. You can also fax your resume and cover letter to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter.
Location: San Rafael or Cotati, CA
 

Associate Director
Colorado Youth Corps Association
Posted 6/5/17 
The Colorado Youth Corps Association (CYCA) mission is to advance the Colorado conservation corps movement.  As a statewide association, CYCA raises resources for corps; assures quality through annual conservation corps accreditation; promotes conservation corps through legislative advocacy and strategic communications; and provides technical assistance on all aspects of corps operations.
Essential Functions
The Associate Director is the primary staff person to oversee all CYCA programs, internal operations, and member services.  The Associate Director serves the needs of accredited youth conservation corps and other partners to advance the youth corps movement as well as maintain and enhance quality programs for Colorado’s youth and young adults.
Application Deadline: June 11, 2017 by 8:00pm Mountain Standard Time
Preferred start period prior to July 14, 2017 

Electronic Submission Only—submit the following materials to Nancy Weil, Office Manager, at nweil@cyca.org:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter which should include overview of experience designing and implementing systems for efficiency and organization
  • CYCA application
  • Three professional references

Location: Denver, CO

 

Program Director
Nevada Conservation Corps
Posted 6/2/17 
Great Basin Institute is seeking a dedicated, service-minded professional who desires to make lasting, positive change for public lands and communities in Nevada and other Western states. By uniting environmental resources from federal, state and county agencies, GBI's conservation corps program provides individuals opportunities to make meaningful contributions toward protecting and conserving our public lands, while also gaining valuable work experience in the field of natural resource management. The ideal candidate will have proven experience developing and fostering partner relationships and project opportunities, leading highly effective teams, passion for conserving our nation's public lands and providing opportunities for professional development, and willingness to travel.
To apply: Interested applicants and qualified applicants should apply here
Location: Reno, NV


Veterans Fire Corps - Corpsmember
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 6/2/17 
Program Dates: August 14 - December 8, 2017
Open until filled
The Southwest Conservation Corps' Veterans Fire Corps program provides training and on-the-job experience for post 9-11 era veterans interested in entering into careers and gaining experience in natural resource management.The program engages participants in a cohort environment in which a team of recent era veterans works together to train and complete natural resource management projects, specifically related to fire fuels management and fuels reduction. Project work and schedules will vary depending on region and season. Projects require members to camp and live on project locations for up 8 days at a time, followed by 6 days off. SCC has also taken on a role as a part of the larger AmeriCorps Disaster Response Team, and as such, some crews may get deployed on Disaster response projects for up to 30 days. Trainings will focus on gaining conservation and forestry skills, specifically the use of hand tools and the operation of chainsaws. Members will go to Colorado Fire Camp and earn S130- Firefighter Training, S190- Intro to Wildland Fire Behavior, S212- Wildland Fire Chainsaws, IS100b- Intro to Incident Command System, and IS700a-National Incident Management System, as well as Wilderness First aid and CPR (WFA) certificates. Additionally, the program aims to provide background knowledge and introductory training in Wildland firefighting. The program assists veterans in their transition to civilian careers by providing contact with potential future employers and trainings in applying for federal land management jobs. This AmeriCorps program is designed for veterans who separated from the military at any point after September 11th, 2001 (including but not limited to OIF, OEF, ONO, OCO, and GWoT veterans) who are interested in pursuing educational and professional development in resource management, wildland firefighting and other outdoor related fields. All Applicants must have served in the U.S. Armed Forces and have a DD214. Crews are generally comprised of individuals 21-37 years of age who have minimal financial and/or personal commitments.
Location: Durango, CO

 

WildCorps Project Leader
SCA
Posted 6/2/17 
Program Dates: September 10, 2017 - August 18, 2018 
WildCorps is a unique part of SCA’s Desert Restoration Corps (DRC) which is a partnership between SCA and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  This partnership has produced nearly a decade of monitoring, preserving, and repairing fragile habitat in the Mojave and Colorado Deserts of Southern California.  WildCorps – comprised of 4 members and 1 leader –is scheduled for a 6 month season. Responsible for daily management and supervision of a Conservation Corps program either in a backcountry or frontcountry site with members 18 & older. Manage member and group safety and development while working on conservation projects.  Represent SCA on-site and coordinate with Agency partner on designated project(s).
Location: Palm Springs, CA


Trail Crew Technical Advisor
American Conservation Experience
Posted 5/30/17 
Program Dates: June 20 - September 29, 2017
Lead the nation’s premier volunteer-based trail crew programs on the spectacular Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.
This is a great career-building opportunity for rising professionals. In this position you will have the opportunity to:

  • Work with youth and volunteer trail crews, support corps crews, teach excellent trail work
  • Coordinate and oversee projects on the ground along the Pacific Crest Trail
  • Design and layout trail relocations
  • Spend time outdoors and on the trail in Goat Rocks and Glacier Peak Wildernesses

The Trail Crew Technical Advisor is a full-time seasonal staff position working on trail projects in Washington for the 2017 work season. Weekly compensation will average $700-800. Seasonal employees whose originally assigned work schedule is greater than six months may also be eligible for insurance benefits.  Dependable personal transportation, a good driving record, and auto insurance is required and mileage is reimbursed.
Location: Washington


Southwest Trails Team - Field Leader
SCA
Posted 5/24/17 
Program Dates: July 16 - November 22, 2017
The Southwest Roving Team is a unique opportunity to serve on projects in two of the American Southwest’s most iconic national public lands, Carlsbad Caverns National Park and Yosemite National Park.  After two weeks of training, the team will travel to serve on a trail project in Carlsbad Caverns National Park for a two month project.  Then the team will transition to Yosemite National Park where they will work on projects involving conifer removal (80% of the project) in a native oak grove and pollinator habitat restoration projects (20% of the project). During field based hitches of up to 10 days in length, the crew will live and work out of tent camps in close proximity to worksites.  Occasionally, projects may require the crew to backpack into Wilderness Areas.  Field-life is rugged, and while on hitch, members should expect to live without electricity, running water, and cell phone reception; additionally, while on hitch, this program is alcohol and tobacco free.  Members will typically have 3-5 days off between hitches. Responsible for daily management and supervision of a Conservation Corps program either in a backcountry or frontcountry site with members 18 & older.  Manage member and group safety and development while working on conservation projects.  Represent SCA on-site and coordinate with Agency partner on designated project(s).
To applyClick Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email leaders@thesca.org with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application.
Location: SCA California - Southwest


 

Excelsior AmeriCorps Project Leader
SCA
Posted 5/19/17 
Position Dates: Full time, Year Round starting
SCA Excelsior Corps works in partnership with the NYS Governor’s Office, the NYS Commission on National and Community Service (AmeriCorps), the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, the NYS Environmental Facilities Corps, and the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation.  The program will be housed out of the SUNY Morrisville Campus and will complete projects around the state of New York.
Primary Responsibilities
Crew Manager Functions

  • Lead and manage a crew of eight to nine 18-25 year olds for 10 days in a row
  • Lead and manage work outcomes and crew dynamics
  • Facilitate team operations including; food planning, tools & equipment, and vehicles
  • Actively manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment

Technical Advisor Functions

  • Supervise and assist the work skills training of corps members
  • Manage the quality & technique of the work performed
  • Promote leadership development within the team and evaluate success & potential

To apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email leaders@thesca.org with “SCA Excelsior Project Leader” listed in the subject line so we may review your application.
Location: New York

 

YCP Crew Leader
American Conservation Experience
Posted 5/18/17
Program Dates: May 29 - July 24, 2017
As the ACE YCP Crew Leader, you will lead a crew of five locally recruited high school students to complete a variety of conservation field projects and environmental education activities alongside the National Park Service at Canaveral National Seashore in Florida. 
Throughout the six-week summer program, the ACE YCP Crew Leader will lead the crew on projects that may include the following:

  • Trail maintenance and construction
  • Wildlife management projects with Endangered Sea Turtles
  • Recreational site stewardship
  • Campsite maintenance, painting, and fencing
  • Coastal cleanup
  • Lagoon and wetland restoration
  • Invasive plant removal

Each week, the YCP crew will participant in various environmental education activities throughout the Park. The ACE YCP Crew Leader will work closely with the Park project partner to identify and schedule weekly environmental education enrichment activities supplementing the week’s field projects. As the ACE YCP Crew Leader, you will be responsible for the overall safety of the crew and providing the necessary field leadership and skills training to accomplish the field projects.
Please email your resume, thoughtful cover letter, and contact for three professional references to the ACE Director of Youth Programming, Hannah Wendel at hwendel@usaconservation.org
Please submit your application of interest by May 20, 2017.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ


 

AmeriCorps Member
SBP
Posted 5/18/17 
AmeriCorps Site Supervisors play a vital role in SBP’s Rebuilding Program, as they oftentimes act as the face of SBP and actively lead the construction efforts on clients’ homes. Site Supervisors lead groups of skilled and unskilled volunteers in construction projects. A Site Supervisor is responsible for training volunteers and keeping them on task, maintaining a safe and clean worksite, monitoring safety and quality and ensuring that all tasks are completed on schedule.  Site Supervisors work closely with their Project Manager to develop and track the schedule of their home, order tools and materials and troubleshoot problems. Further, Site Supervisors encourage volunteers to return, fundraise and help spread the word about the enduring needs for continued disaster recovery efforts in America. Site Supervisors ensure that SBP is represented in a positive and professional manner by completing each project on time and on schedule, interacting positively with volunteers and homeowners and maintaining high quality and safety on site. Site Supervisors are provided with a full 6 week training in the field of construction and therefore require no previous construction experience. During periods of low volunteer numbers, Site Supervisors will work independently or with other Site Supervisors to continue construction progress on site. During the AmeriCorps term a Site Supervisor will be expected to oversee the rebuilding of 3-4 homes. Site Supervisors report to a Project Manager within the Construction Department.  
Location: New Orleans, LA

 

Program Manager
SCA
Posted 5/18/17 
Work as part of a regional team to lead all field based programming for youth in the Philadelphia Area (including Camden, NJ). The Program Manager is responsible for recruiting program participants, supervising Crew Leaders, delivering support for members, and building relationships with partner organizations while representing the SCA brand throughout the Philadelphia area. The ideal candidate will be from or familiar with Philadelphia and have experience leading volunteers in an environmental or service based program.  This position will be filled asap with an ideal start in June. 
To apply
Send resume and cover letter to: Randall Rupp, Regional Program Manager rrupp@thesca.org Applications are being reviewed as received and position will be filled once a candidate is identified with a June start date preferred. 
Location: Philadelphia, PA

 

Crew Leader
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 5/12/17 
Dates: July 3 - November 17 OR December 22, 2017 
Our July start Flagstaff, AZ-based conservation crews have a huge variety of great project work including Grand Canyon trails, Escalante Canyon (Utah) backcountry saw project doing invasive removal, Aravaipa Canyon restoration project, Walnut Canyon National Monument chainsaw fuels reduction, and many, many others. Applicants should indicate in their cover letter whether they are interested in leading a saw crew, trail crew, or both. Candidates should have strong people skills and previous corps experience. Responsibilities: Supervise 7-8 person AmeriCorps crew to perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapt to various climates; camp overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.
To apply:Visit http://azcorps.org to see full job description and apply online.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ


Controller
Conservation Legacy
Posted 5/11/17 
The Controller is responsible for maintaining and overseeing Conservation Legacy’s financial and accounting services. They are responsible for implementing an overarching financial structure for the entire organization that supports the viability of the business model and program mission. The Controller leads the Conservation Legacy finance staff and operations.
Essential Accountabilities and Functions:
Management and operations
• Manage accounting operations and associated roles
• Provide financial reporting and analysis for work in process
• Work closely with the CEO to ensure systems match program needs and fit within organizational structure. Team with others regionally to better understand organizational needs
Financial System Management (Blackbaud Financial Edge accounting system)
• Oversee users and account coding
• Perform monthly reconciliations
• Submit bi-monthly financial reporting to CEO and Board of Director
• Work with program EDs on accuracy and accruals
• Make adjusting journal entries
• Maintain Depreciation Schedule
• Allocate Shared expenses

For more see application
To applyPlease send cover letter and resume to Stacey Alfandre, stacey@conservationlegacy.org
Location: Durango, CO
 

Accountant
Conservation Legacy 
Posted 5/11/17 
Open until filled
The accountant will work closely with the Controller and regional office staff throughout the country. They will oversee the day-to-day accounting and finance functions of the organization ensuring accuracy, timeliness and compliance. 
Essential Accountabilities and Functions:
Management and operations

• Manage accounting operations and associated roles
• Provide financial reporting and analysis for work in process
• Develop financial analysis and process tools for budgeting, approval and compliance utilizing Financial Edge accounting system module capabilities
• Assist with the annual audit process
• Work closely with the Controller and CEO to ensure systems match program needs and fit within organizational structure. Team with others regionally to better understand organizational needs
Finance Operations, Systems and Organizational Support
• Maintain accuracy in the program database and accounting software
• Verify, prepare, deliver invoices per agreement, including Site Fees and invoicing originating outside of regular database processes
• Manage collections and multiple payment processes      
• Review and post A/R and A/P activity to general ledger
• Manage pass through funding to other organizations and agencies
• Manage financial aspects of non-federal grants
• Manage 403b account and relationship with provider
• Make bank deposits
• Crosstrain on all critical accounting procedures.
• Identify areas for financial and resource improvement, and courses of action
• Provide other ad hoc financial and organizational support as needed
To applyPlease send a cover letter and resume to Stacey Alfandre, Stacey@conservationlegacy.org
Location: Durango, CO

 

Community Recycling Crew (CRC) Assistant Supervisor
Conservation Corps North Bay 
Posted 5/10/17 
Conservation Corps North Bay operates an extensive recycling collection program that is vital to agencies that manage Marin and Sonoma county parks, businesses and schools. Over 300,000 pounds of beverage containers and paper is collected each year from over 844 collection points around the North Bay. CCNB’s corpsmembers also conduct outreach and education to thousands of students, businesses, and community volunteers about recycling and environmental stewardship. The Community Recycling Crew (CRC) Assistant Supervisor is responsible for completing all daily tasks associated with recycling collections and education. The CRC Assistant Supervisor will make significant contributions to providing a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning and will help Corpsmenbers to achieve their work readiness and skill development goals. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
To apply
Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include CRC Assistant Supervisor in the subject line. You can also fax your application to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter.
Location: Cotati, CA


 

Natural Resources Crew Leader
Conservation Corps North Bay
Posted 5/10/17
Contribute to a positive work environment that values diversity and fosters a commitment to teamwork and learning! Help Corpsmembers achieve work readiness and skill development goals!
Lead your crew in successfully completing natural resource projects, including habitat restoration, fire fuel reduction, creek maintenance and restoration, and trail building...
• Facilitate personal and professional development and help Corpsmembers develop proper work habits
• Provide training including tool use, teamwork, leadership skills and work place communication
• Provide project specific training
• Provide quarterly evaluations and track work hours
• Be instrumental in mediating and resolving behavior and personnel issues
• Document performance, learning accomplishments and project accomplishments
• Produce a level of productivity and high quality that meets the expectations of CCNB and the client
• Ensure that safety procedures are followed and equipment is maintained
• Complete projects in a safe manner
To apply: Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include ‘NRC Supervisor 2’ in the subject line. You can also fax your application to (415) 454-4595 Attn: Recruiter.
Location: Cotati. CA


Woodboss (Field Coordinator)
Northwest Youth Corps/Idaho Conservation Corps
Posted 5/9/17 
Program Dates: 5/22/17 - 9/15/17
The Woodsboss is responsible for providing field support to youth and young adult crews. This includes, but is not limited to ensuring projects are to partner and NYC/ICC specifications and NYC/ICC standards, camps are to NYC/ICC standards; that they are clean, safe, and follow organizational protocol; and that seasonal staff presents a rich educational program. A Woodsboss may also manage some weekends, recreational trips, and be responsible for resupplying crew food and equipment. The Woodsboss will interface with project sponsors and parents to ensure participants are comfortable with the program. The Woodsboss has a primary role with seasonal staff training and evaluation. The Woodsboss spends the season traveling to crews assigned in their region providing field support. The position requires flexibility as it has long days and hours. Days off are coordinated with your Program Manager. 
To apply: 
Send Resume and Cover Letter to David Nestor, DavidN@nwyouthcorps.org
L
ocation: Various 
 

Crew Leaders
Canyon Country Youth Corps 
Reposted 5/8/17
Hiring now
CCYC is now hiring Crew Leaders for our current season! If you’re interested in camping and working in beautiful places while leading high school age and young adults in conservation activities on the Colorado Plateau then this job is for you! You’ll be building trails, fences, removing invasive species (with chainsaws), restoring grasslands, doing fuel reduction, and various other tasks assigned by our service partners. You’ll be able to network with people in the field who work with the National Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and others. You’ll be leading a crew of 8 with a co-leader in remote locations in the Four Corners region. The season will run from now until October 31st, 2017. Upon successful completion of your season you may be eligible for an education award from AmeriCorps. Must be an avid outdoorsman/woman, and have prior leadership experience. Must be ages 18-25 and have a clean driving record, as well as pass a criminal history check. Please visit our website for a detailed job description.  Please send your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to ccyc@fourcornersschool.org
Location: Monticello, UT


Program Associate
New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 5/8/17
Full-time associate needed for high school equivalency and employability skills program for youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Responsible for community outreach, student recruitment, and behavioral assessments.  Assist students with developing personal responsibility, self-discipline, socialization, work readiness skills, and entry-level occupational skills through classroom instruction and community service projects.  Health benefits available.  Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed.  Experience and bachelor’s degree required. To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: Newton, NJ

 

High School Equivalency Instructor/Employability Skills Facilitator
New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 5/8/17

Full-time and part-time facilitators needed to provide high school equivalency and employability skills instruction to youth, ages 16 – 25, in grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program.  Educate students in math, science, English and history.  Establish and maintain relationships with area business leaders and employers.  Administer assessment testing.  Deliver employability skills training curricula in group setting.  Facilitate transition services.  Create and maintain database; generate reports of job development and training activities.  Health benefits available for full-time position.  Related experience and Master’s degree required.  Excellent presentation skills, written and verbal communication skills required. To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: Newton, NJ

 

Crew Supervisors
New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 5/8/17

Multiple full-time and part-time facilitators needed to lead teams of at risk youth, ages 16 – 25, in project-based construction, landscaping, facility maintenance and other related activities.  Maintain detailed records and generate reports.  Monitor progress with work site hosts.  Provide negotiation and conflict resolution between participants.  Assist with job placement coordination and referrals.  Responsible for transporting teams to various work sites.  Related experience, Bachelor’s degree and commercial drivers’ license required. To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: Newton, NJ

 

Administrative Assistant
New Jersey Youth Corps at Project Self-Sufficiency
Posted 5/8/17
Part-time administrative assistant needed to provide clerical support for grant-funded New Jersey Youth Corps program for at-risk youth, ages 16 – 25.  Collect, document, maintain and analyze program data; responsible for entering data into online system, tracking information and generating reports.  Excellent phone skills required; must be proficient in Microsoft applications.  Related experience and Bachelor’s degree required. To apply: Send resume and cover letter to Deborah Berry-Toon, Executive Director, Project Self-Sufficiency, 127 Mill Street, Newton, NJ  07860; or fax to 973-940-3501; or email to pss@projectselfsufficiency.org.
Location: Newton, NJ

 

Idaho Service Corps (Session 2)
Idaho Conservation Corps
Posted 5/4/17 
Position Dates: May 22 - October 12, 2017 Term of Service: 5 months, 900 hours, camping and community
Crew size: 9 members, 1 leader
Compensation: $6050, prorated throughout term of service $2,887.50 AmeriCorps Education Award available after completion
The scope of work will include trail work and chainsaw work in Washington and Oregon. You will receive all the training needed to successfully complete all projects.
Training: The primary focus of the ISC program is to prepare members for fulltime employment with a combination of field work activity and industry-recognized trainings. Program participants will receive some or all of the following trainings and certifications depending on their crew’s primary work focus: Wilderness First Aid, Herbicide Application, Chainsaw Operation, Leadership, Trail Construction and Maintenance, Brush Cutter Operation, Resource Management, CPR, Conflict Resolution, and Map and Compass Orienteering. 
Schedule: During the five-month program, crews typically work 9 days on followed by 5 days off. A campsite and transportation to the campsite with the crew will be provided for the days on with subsequent transportation back to our Boise headquarters at the end of each “hitch.” Housing is not provided on days off. Members must complete a minimum of 900 hours of service, averaging 80 hours per two-week hitch - including work, training, education, and travel time. A 30 minute lunch and at least two breaks will be provided each day. No vacation time is provided during this program.
 * Women's Crew -- This all woman crew is an empowering opportunity to gain technical skills in a safe and supportive environment. We hope to encourage more women to seek leadership positions in the land management industry, or pursue their field of interest with a renewed sense of pride in their identity. for more information visit /OurPrograms/WomensCrew

Location: Throughout Idaho

 

Summer YouthBuild Crew Leader: Construction
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 5/3/17
The Summer YB Crew Leader: Construction primarily oversees crews of 6-12 YouthBuild participants ages 18-24 on a working construction site building affordable housing. The Summer YB Crew Leader: Construction is responsible for maintaining safe worksite practices, providing direct instruction, work project supervision, maintaining cohesive program implementation, leading independent projects, and providing training and leadership development opportunities for each crew. This position works closely with construction partners on-site to assist in project completion and maximizing training opportunities for Corpsmembers. Reports directly to the Program Manager: YouthBuild.
Full-time temporary position from May 8 - August 11, 2017
To applyEmail staffjobs@mhyc.net  (include “Summer YB Crew Leader: Construction” in the subject line) Fax: 303-433-5997 Mail:  Attn: Staff Jobs, 1801 Federal Blvd., Denver, CO 80204 
Location: Denver, CO

 

SORO Office Administrator
Appalachian Trail Conservancy
Posted 5/3/17 
Under the supervision of the Southern Regional Office (SORO) Regional Director, the Office Administrator provides general office and program support and also assists with implementation of Trail management programs, exercising autonomy in day-to-day affairs when the regional director is away from the office.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
General Office Support
Answer telephones and greet visitors; file; draft, edit, proofread and process correspondence; maintain financial and legal records; enter and manage office purchase orders; reconcile financial statements and serve as office controller; maintain computer systems and back up electronic data;; maintain office supplies and systems; maintain regional directory; maintain office calendar; schedule staff meetings; take and disseminate meeting minutes; set up and maintain office organizational systems; participate in general staff meetings and activities.
Program Support
Coordinate communications between ATC, agency partners, and club volunteers; represent ATC while answering information queries; create and maintain databases; assist with preparation and placement of advertising for crew programs; assist with recruiting for SORO ATC Volunteer Programs; arrange Southern Partnership Meeting and Regional Partnership Committee (RPC) meetings; serve as secretary for the RPC and license plate committees; assist with the Hiker Voluntary Registration program, coordinate and edit monthly e-news; manage license plate grant programs; facilitate regional fund raising and reporting; coordinate regional volunteer recognition programs, prepare news releases and media background packages for general dissemination; coordinate submission of news articles and features for Conservancy periodicals; maintain project tracking data; coordinate regional updates of ATC website; respond to emergencies in the absence of other regional staff; facilitate new volunteer involvement with Trail projects; support workshop development with Trails to Every Classroom (TTEC), support A.T. Communities program (Trailwide),assist with Youth Outreach Programs, and perform other duties as assigned, including duties requested from ATC's headquarters.
To apply
To apply please email resume and cover letter, both in this format:  Last Name, First Name, Cover (or Resume) SORO Off.Admin.to SORO Regional Director, Morgan Sommerville at msommerville@appalachiantrail.org. The deadline to apply is ​May 15, 2017.
Location: Ashville, NC


 

Director of Fiscal Operations
LA Conservation Corps
Posted 5/3/17 
The Director of Fiscal Operations is responsible for leading, executing and enhancing the Corps’ accounting function to enable the organization to fulfill its mission. In that capacity, the Director of Fiscal Operations is the subject matter expert on all accounting and Payroll matters and takes the lead on building and implementing best practices that will support the organization’s continuous improvement efforts. The Director of Fiscal Operations reports to the Chief Financial Officer and oversees the work of an Accounting Manager, Accounts Payable Manager and Payroll Supervisor with functional responsibility over accounting procedures including but not limited to the monthly close and reporting, annual audit and tax filings, accounts payable, accounts receivable, general ledger, payroll, scholarships and grants administration. The Director of Fiscal Operations will ensure that the Corps’ accounting systems, checklists and procedures are properly maintained and updated to support on-going operations and effective program implementation as well as conduct flawless audits. The Director of Fiscal Operations will also work closely with the CFO, senior management and other staff to enhance and better integrate the Finance, HR & IT functions. The Director of Fiscal Operations is a key member of the Finance & Payroll teams and is the subject-matter expert on the Corps’ financial technology systems (Blackbaud and Paycom).
To apply
Email cover letter and resume to jobs@lacorps.org. The Los Angeles Conservation Corps only employs individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States.
Location: Los Angeles, CA


 

Payroll Coordinator
LA Conservation Corps
Posted 5/3/17 
Reporting to the Director of Fiscal Operations, the Payroll Coordinator position is responsible for the supervision of Payroll staff in the production of timely and accurate payroll. Assist Program Supervisors and Program Managers with any questions or concerns. Ensure compliance with current labor law and LA Conservation Corps policies and procedures. The Payroll Coordinator ensures the timely payment of earned salaries thus allowing the effective operation of programs of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps.
To applyEmail cover letter and resume to jobs@lacorps.org. The Los Angeles Conservation Corps only employs individuals who are lawfully authorized to work in the United States. 
Location: Los Angeles, CA

 

Domtar Water Systems Mapping & Documenting Internship
SCA
Posted 5/2/17
Internship Dates: June 5 - August 13, 2017
Primary Responsibilities

  • Domtar is in the process of developing and populating software that will collect real time energy and water conservation data for our company's 13 manufacturing facilities across the US and Canada.  The collected data would allow us to benchmark our facilities, create scorecards, and identify projects mill-to-mill where water and energy conservation efforts are being deployed. It is important that we understand, collect, distribute, and improve our data to ultimately meet the company's future sustainability goals. 
  • The intern would receive a brief orientation of the processes used in pulp and paper manufacturing operations, including how and why energy and water is used and conserved.  He / she may be asked to visit an operation to better understand where and how data is collected.  The intern will assist with development and populating data into a software program to create usage reports. Several mills have been working on this for a year or more, so much of the general protocol is already developed.   

To apply: Click Login or Sign Up with promo code PO-00723435 and email Southeast Recruiting Coordinator, Alycia Chuney at achuney@thesca.org 
Location: Charlotte, NC

 

Development & Communications Manager
American YouthWorks
Posted 5/1/17 
With direction from the CEO and Sr. Director of Operations and collaborative efforts from the leadership team, the Development manager will be responsible for coordinating and supporting all aspects of the development department which includes fund development for the organization with a particular focus on grant writing and associated activities that include, researching, writing and coordinating grant management, database management, gift processing and acknowledgement, event planning, developing and overseeing print and electronic material to support the educational job training community service initiatives, branding and mission of AYW.
To view the full job posting and to apply, please visit our website, www.americanyouthworks.org
Location: Austin, TX


Field Program Director
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 4/26/17 
The Field Program Director (FPD) is responsible for the operations of AZCC’s Field Crew Program.  The majority of the FPD’s time will be focused on ensuring that AZCC’s Field Crew Program operates efficiently, effectively and with the greatest positive impact possible for our participants and partners.  This person will be responsible for these crews across the state and will supervise a team of staff who will be on the ground directly supporting crews in the field and completing necessary administrative tasks as well. Duties include ensuring compliance with all Conservation Legacy policies, safe crew operations, successful completion of work projects, satisfied project partners, and an impactful experience for all participants.  The Field Program Director will supervise staff based in locations across the state and with this team must ensure consistent and high quality work is completed by all AZCC Field Crews.   The FPD will ensure crews are collecting quality data and photos from the field and  assist the Associate Director, Operations Director and Executive Director with grant writing and reporting.  The Field Program Director must develop and maintain a good working relationship with AZCC staff, major funding sources, community representatives, project partners, and AZCC Corpsmembers and Crew Leaders.  The position has recurring access to vulnerable populations.
To apply: 
Send Cover letter and resume to Paul Schmidt, Executive Director, AZCC: paul@conservationlegacy.org. Review of application materials will begin as soon as they are received.  Position will remain open until filled.
Location: Flagstaff or Tuscon, AZ

 

National Crew Leader
SCA
Reposted: 4/26/17
Posted 2/24/17 
Program Dates: June - August 2017
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the summer of 2017. National Conservation Crews consist of two leaders and a crew of 6-8 high school volunteers, ages 15-19.  Crews live and work in spectacular National and State parks, forests & preserves across the United States.  Two leaders camp with their crew in frontcountry or backcountry sites and work to complete conservation projects in trail building & maintenance or invasive species control.  Typical programs are 2 to 5 weeks in length, starting at the beginning of June and going through the end of August. National Crew Leader Applicants will also be considered for placements leading local high school students on SCA’s regional crews and Youth Conservation Corps programs.
Location: Various
 

Trail & River Safety Project Leader
SCA
Reposted 4/26/17
Posted 3/16/17 
Program Dates: 5/18/17 - 8/30/17 
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire three young adults for the River Safety Ambassador program in Great Falls Park at George Washington Memorial National Park (GWMP) in McLean, VA. The program’s focus is to walk the trails of GWMP and ensure that park visitors are recreating safely.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead team of young adults through projects designed to build awareness to the dangers of recreating near the Potomac River.
  • Responsible for daily management and supervision of a team of three young adults.
  • Manage team safety and development and work project completion.
  • Leader is responsible for managing work outcomes and crew dynamics.
  • Facilitate team operations:  food planning, tools & equipment, work schedule, and vehicles.
  • Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project.
  • Manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Work collaboratively with agency on program logistics.
  • Ensure successful completion of work project.
  • Ensure compliance of SCA Risk Management policies/procedures.

Location: McLean, VA

 

Supervisor of Roadside Maintenance Conservation Crew
Community Training Works, In.c (CTW)
Posted 4/26/17
Open until filled
Supervises crew of up to three to seven corps members engaged in public roadway maintenance mainly with landscaping/vegetation services (mowing, weeding, clearing, brush removal, ditch cleaning, graffiti removal, litter removal).  Under the supervision of the Project Director, provides supervision of corps members during projects.  Supervisor works in cooperation with the Department of Transportation Staff.  Provides corps members with instruction and direction during all aspects of the projects typically landscaping (mowing, brush removal, slope mowing), invasive species removal, sign washing, guardrail repairs, chain link and farm fence installation.  Assures corps members are in compliance with all safety, CTW and DOT rules and requirements at all times. Assists in the mentoring young adults (18-29) and veterans up to 35 to fulfill CTW’s vision, to assist those we serve to improve their communities and their lives.  As a Supervisor you will build a community, oversee the health and safety of your crew, and teach both life and job skills in a work, and education focused setting. You must be ready for a challenge and enjoy working with and teaching others. Previous highway maintenance or crew supervisor/leader experience a plus.  Full time permanent position.  Email for full description to: info@ctwfl.com
Location: St.Augustine, FL
 

Fencing Supervisor of Roadside Maintenance Conservation Corps Crew
Community Training Works, Inc. (CTW)
Posted 4/26/17
Open until filled
Supervises crew of up to three to seven corps members engaged in public roadway maintenance.  Under the supervision of the Project Director, provides supervision of corps members during projects on public roadways installing chain link fence. Supervisor works in cooperation with the Department of Transportation Staff.  Provides corps members with instruction and direction during all aspects of the projects typically landscaping (mowing, brush removal, slope mowing), invasive species removal, sign washing, guardrail repairs, chain link and farm fence installation.  Assures corps members are in compliance with all safety, CTW and DOT rules and requirements at all times. Assists in the mentoring young adults (18-29) and veterans up to 35 to fulfill CTW’s vision, to assist those we serve to improve their communities and their lives.  As a Supervisor you will build a community, oversee the health and safety of your crew, and teach both life and job skills in a work, and education focused setting. You must be ready for a challenge and enjoy working with and teaching others. Previous highway maintenance or crew supervisor/leader experience a plus.  Full time permanent position.  Email for full description to: info@ctwfl.com
Location: St.Augustine, FL
 

Mount Vernon Trail Ambassador - Project Leader
SCA
Posted 4/21/17 
Program Dates: May 18 - August 30, 2017 
Primary Responsibilities 

  • Lead team of young adults through projects designed to build awareness to the dangers of recreating near the Potomac River.
  • Responsible for daily management and supervision of a team of three young adults.
  • Manage team safety and development and work project completion.
  • Leader is responsible for managing work outcomes and crew dynamics.
  • Facilitate team operations:  food planning, tools & equipment, work schedule, and vehicles.
  • Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project.
  • Manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Work collaboratively with agency on program logistics.
  • Ensure successful completion of work project.
  • Ensure compliance of SCA Risk Management policies/procedures
    Location: Washington, DC

     

Youth Crew Leader
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 4/21/17 
Program Dates: June 6 - August 5, 2017
Southwest Conservation Corps’ Youth Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is also multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, and the desire to devote themselves (at least seasonally!) to youth and the environment. The Youth Crew Leader position requires mentorship and technical aptitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Deadline: Open until filled
Location: Salida, CO


AmeriCorps Intern Program Assistant
Great Basin Institute
Posted 4/20/17 
The Great Basin Institute is recruiting an AmeriCorps Intern Program Assistant to cooperatively support over 80 AmeriCorps Volunteer Interns annually.  The Institute's AmeriCorps Intern Program is currently partnering with federal, state, and local government agencies, as well as non-governmental organizations to provide professional development opportunities to individuals seeking to gain experience in the field of natural resources management, while providing service to our nation's public lands throughout the west.  The overall objective of the available position is to support program implementation including planning, recruitment, on-boarding and orientation, training, communication, safety, logistics, AmeriCorps grant compliance, and reporting.
Essential Function & Duties
• Collaborate with Institute staff and host site agencies to plan internship opportunities, including identifying training, safety concerns, and project logistical needs;
• Recruit and place applicants into internship opportunities;
• Complete on-boarding requirements and conduct new hire orientations for interns;
• Promote a culture of safety and maintain safety communication and best practices with interns during their service contract;
• Maintain communication with interns during their term of service to assure satisfaction with their service experience and develop creative solutions when issues arise;
• Complete host site orientations and support host site staff in overseeing interns;
• Conduct host site visits to assure compliance with Great Basin Institute internship agreements and AmeriCorps policy;
• Assist with gathering data on internship accomplishments to support regularly scheduled reporting requirements; and
• Other duties as assigned.
Location: Las Vegas, NV


Crew Member
Washington Conservation Corps
Deadline: Apply ASAP
Program Dates: May 1, 2017 - September 15, 2017
Washington Conservation Corps (WCC) is your chance to gain hands-on experience in the environmental field! The WCC is accepting applications on select crews across the state.  As an AmeriCorps program, the WCC creates future leaders through mentorship and environmental stewardship.  Develop your résumé: Trail building, restoration planting, exclusionary fencing, and invasive species removal are just a few of the projects you’ll engage in as a WCC AmeriCorps member. In addition to excellent on-the-job skills training, the WCC provides career-transferable, paid trainings in a variety of environmental topics such as Wilderness Advanced First Aid. WCC members have the opportunity to deploy on national or local disaster response, as needed. Positions are accepted on a rolling basis - apply online today: www.ecy.wa.gov/wcc *Special consideration for this recruitment will be given to recently returned military veterans. Age restrictions do not apply to Gulf War era II reservists, dependents, and veterans.
Location: Crews based out of: Renton, Mount Vernon, Bremerton, Wenatchee, Walla Walla, and Tumwater

 

Camp Horizons SCA Project Leader
SCA
Posted 4/19/17 
Program Dates: June 19 - July 26, 2017 
Camp SCA is a collaborative effort between Camp Horizons and the Student Conservation Association based in Luray, VA where a group of co-ed campers aged, 12-14, will spend time this summer surrounded by nature, preserving public lands, and making lifelong friends. The Camp SCA Project Leader will play a key role in facilitating Conservation Skills trainings, Outdoor Leadership programming and Service Projects to campers during two 2-week long sessions. Day-to-day work will include leading traditional summer camp activities, teaching trail building skills, leading hiking day trips and an overnight canoe trip, and facilitating an overnight conservation project in Shenendoah National Park. The Project Leader will need to be a positive role model, and most importantly, have a passion for working with this age group. The project leader will report directly to SCA’s Program Manager and will work under guidance from Horizons Staff.
Location: Luray, VA

 

Crew Leaders
Canyon Country Youth Corps
Posted 4/19/17
Hiring now
CCYC is now hiring Crew Leaders for our current season! If you’re interested in camping and working in beautiful places while leading high school age and young adults in conservation activities on the Colorado Plateau then this job is for you! You’ll be building trails, fences, removing invasive species (with chainsaws), restoring grasslands, doing fuel reduction, and various other tasks assigned by our service partners. You’ll be able to network with people in the field who work with the National Forest Service, National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, and others. You’ll be leading a crew of 8 with a co-leader in remote locations in the Four Corners region. The season will run from now until October 31st, 2017. Upon successful completion of your season you may be eligible for an education award from AmeriCorps. Must be an avid outdoorsman/woman, and have prior leadership experience. Must be ages 18-25 and have a clean driving record, as well as pass a criminal history check. Please visit our website for a detailed job description.  Please send your cover letter, resume, and three professional references to ccyc@fourcornersschool.org
Location: Based in Monticello, UT

 

Crew Member (Forestry or Trail)
Nevada Conservation Corps AmeriCorps (2017 Summer & Fall)
Posted 4/17/17 
Program Dates: May 22, 2017 - November 16, 2017
Spend a season or more working and camping outside at some of Nevada’s premier natural areas. Serve alongside volunteers from across the country while making a lasting contribution to Nevada’s natural resources and heritage. Gain valuable field experience while working on habitat improvement, restoration, and recreation projects with the U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, the National Park Service, and many other federal and state agencies. Learn firsthand from federal employees and specialists about natural resource and conservation careers. Projects may include trail construction and maintenance, hazardous fuels reduction, and habitat restoration.
Location: Reno Field Station or Great Basin National Park


Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmember - *Drivers Needed*
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 4/17/17
This is a temporary position, from April 3, 2017 – August 4, 2017
Energy and Water Conservation Corpsmembers participate in an intensive year-long program that offers leadership development and  an opportunity to serve your community with a diverse crew. Corpsmembers make a difference serving in the Denver community installing energy and water saving measures, including high-efficiency toilets (HETs) and compact florescent light bulbs.  They build critical professional skills, customer service skills, grow as leaders, gain access and opportunities in the community, and have fun along the way.  MHYC also supports Corpsmembers as they explore their future goals and strive towards their next steps. 
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

Summer of Service Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 4/17/17
This a temporary position, from May 16, 2017 – August 11, 2017 or May 30, 2017 – August 17, 2017
The Summer of Service Program (SOS) is an intensive, team-based, 12 week-long program.  The SOS Corpsmembers serve on conservation and environmental stewardship projects throughout the Denver metro area while engaging in meaningful education activities.  Corpsmembers have the choice to serve on either a Hand or Sawyer Crew.
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

YouthBuild Construction Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 4/17/17
Varying program timelines. See full position description for details
YouthBuild Corpsmembers participate in an intensive training program divided between time on the construction service site and time spent in the classroom earning a diploma.  Corpsmembers develop construction skills while providing a minimum of 450 hours of community service through working on affordable housing projects; obtain further educational goals and engage in leadership development, civic engagement and college and career readiness activities. Corpsmembers SERVE: On Construction Sites:  Serve on a crew with other young adults building low-income housing in the Denver Metro area.  Corpsmembers will serve alongside construction staff and professional trades-people to become familiar with construction tools, vocabulary and methods; Community: Corpsmembers will participate in service projects with local nonprofits that may be outside of the MHYC daily schedule.
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

YouthBuild Health and Wellness Corpsmember
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 4/17/17
Varying program timelines. See full position description for details. 
YouthBuild Corpsmembers participate in an intensive training program divided between time in a health and wellness training program and service site and time spent in the classroom earning a diploma.  Corpsmembers develop health and wellness skills while providing a minimum of 450 hours of community service through serving in a health and wellness related position; obtain further educational goals and engage in leadership development, civic engagement and college and career readiness activities. Corpsmembers SERVE: In Health and Wellness Organizations:  Serve on a crew with other young adults in a health and wellness related position in the Denver Metro area. Corpsmembers will serve alongside health staff and professionals to become familiar with health related  instruments, vocabulary and methods; Community: Corpsmembers will participate in service projects with local nonprofits that may be outside of the MHYC daily schedule.
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

YouthBuild Mentor
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 4/17/17
Program runs April - October 2017
The YouthBuild Mentor Position serves as a peer leader for the YouthBuild crew, assisting in creating a positive crew culture and reinforcing continuity of support for YouthBuild graduates.  The YouthBuild Mentor will serve closely with all YouthBuild staff and reports directly to the Construction Crew Leader.
Location: based in Denver, CO

 

Sawyer Crew Leader
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Reposted 4/13/17 
The crew leader is a seasonal, supervisory position managing a crew that performs various conservation projects.  Crew leaders work side-by-side with corpsmembers to complete work projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain. 
Duties & Responsibilities

• Supervise a crew of six corpsmembers, ages 18-25, on a daily basis and overnight campouts
• Motivate and encourage corpsmembers to persevere in difficult and challenging settings
• Promote leadership while encouraging the development of teamwork, self worth, conflict resolution, effective communication, goal setting, decision making, and the building of community
• Manage and monitor physical and emotional safety of the crew
• Assist training corpsmembers in areas including, but not limited to, proper tool use, sawyer certification, and Leave No Trace principles
• Complete time sheets, evaluations, and incident reports among other paperwork requirements
• Facilitate team building activities, environmental education, and job/life skills curriculum on a regular basis, or as projects determine appropriate
• Implement Larimer County Conservation Corps policies and procedures
• Safely drive a twelve passenger van
Position starts May 22, 2017
Location: Fort Collins, CO

 

Sawyer Crew Mentor
Larimer County Conservation Corps
Reposted 4/13/17 
The crew mentor is a seasonal position mentoring a crew of young adults who perform various conservation projects.  Crew mentors serve side-by-side with the corpsmembers and crew leader to complete projects in a variety of weather conditions and terrain.  Crew mentors are not responsible for directly supervising corpsmembers.
Duties & Responsibilities 

• Help lead a crew of six corpsmembers, ages 18-25
• Motivate and encourage corpsmembers to persevere in difficult and challenging settings
• Promote leadership while encouraging the development of teamwork, self worth, conflict resolution, effective communication, goal setting, decision making, and the building of community
• Monitor physical and emotional safety of the crew
• Assist training corpsmembers in areas including, but not limited to, proper tool use, sawyer certification, and Leave No Trace principles
• Maintain a safe working environment and encourage the use of appropriate personal protective equipment
• Facilitate team building activities, environmental education, and job/life skills curriculum on a regular basis, or as projects determine appropriate
• Adhere to Larimer County Conservation Corps policies and procedures
• Safely drive a twelve passenger van
Location: Fort Collins, CO

 

Youth Crew Leader
Southwest Conservation Corps
Posted 4/12/17 
Southwest Conservation Corps’ Youth Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is also multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, and the desire to devote themselves (at least seasonally!) to youth and the environment. The Youth Crew Leader position requires mentorship and technical aptitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors.
Program Dates: 2-week paid training May 22- June 2; followed by two 4-week long sessions, June 5 - August 4 (unpaid intersession week off between the two sessions)
Location: Salida, CO


AmeriCorps Summer Youth Corps Leader
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Posted 4/12/17 
AmeriCorps Summer Youth Corps Leaders (ages 19-25) will work in teams of two to supervise six youth on 1- to 2-week long “spike” projects (crews camp in tents, prepare their own meals and complete work projects). Crews will complete projects such as trail construction and maintenance, boardwalk building, planting, campsite development, invasive species removal, etc. Leaders will provide training such as tool use and safety, conduct on-the-job training demonstrations for youth participants starting new projects and facilitate educational and recreational activities on weekends, during spike trips and after work day.
Job Details
• AmeriCorps service position (ages 19-25)
• Term dates: May 30 - August 22, 2017
• Schedule: Full-time, Sunday-Saturday, hours vary
• Time off: June 14-17, July 16-19.
• Stipend: $1255/mo
• Education award: $2887 upon successful completion of term
• Locations: Based at Saint Croix State Park (Hinckley), MN, with travel throughout region to complete environmental service projects
Apply Online: http://www.conservationcorps.org/apply 
Deadline: April 21, 2017, Applications reviewed as received; please apply early. If spots fill, we may close the application early.
Location: St. Paul, MN


NPS Historic Preservation Training Center, Traditional Trades Youth Initiative
Conservation Legacy - Environmental Stewards (in partnership with the National Park Service)
Reposted 4/10/176
Applications 4/7/17. Position begins 5/1/17
The National Park Service and Historic Preservation Training Center (HPTC) are seeking eight interns (Stewards) to participate in the new Traditional Trades Youth Initiative. Stewards will receive introductory skills training in a variety of traditional trades. The preservation, construction, and maintenance skills that Stewards develop throughout this Initiative will provide excellent exposure to the National Park Service, the preservation career field, as well as historic resource stewardship in general. Individuals of Hispanic/Latino descent are strongly encouraged to apply. Following a 2-4 week training period, Stewards will join crews of HPTC craftspeople working on preservation projects throughout the country. Members will be assigned to an HPTC trade (Architecture, Carpentry, Masonry, or Woodcrafting) at rotating intervals in order to engage in a well-rounded experience throughout participation. Throughout the duration of their rotations, Stewards will work closely alongside experienced craftspeople, serving as assistants and/or apprentice level trade workers. Projects locations may include: the home of Franklin D Roosevelt, Gettysburg National Military Park, Antietam National Battlefield, Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, and the White House in Washington DC...click the link above to learn more.
Location: based out of Frederick, MD

 

Crew Leader
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 4/10/17 Corpsmembers complete a variety of projects including, restoring historic buildings, cemetery monument resetting and cleaning, and historic landscape restoration. Corpsmembers will learn lifelong hands-on skills from technical specialists while camping and exploring greater Minnesota. This position involves physically challenging and team-oriented work. Work is performed mostly outdoors in all weather conditions and all projects involve extended camping near the work project site. This position is led by a AmeriCorps Crew Leader and is supervised by the Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps (NBHPC) Operations Manager and Operations Coordinator.
Fill out this form: https://goo.gl/forms/U4jEopwRe8yOwFBC3 and email info@northernbedrockcorps.org with a cover letter and resume BEFORE April 21st.
Location: Minnesota

 

Corpsmember
Northern Bedrock Historic Preservation Corps
Posted 4/10/17
Join us as a corpsmember and receive on-the-job training to learn historic preservation skills. Work includes a variety of projects including, restoring historic buildings, cemetery monument resetting and cleaning, and historic landscape restoration. Come learn lifelong hands-on skills from technical specialists while camping and exploring greater Minnesota. This is a full-time commitment for either a 26 or a 13 week AmeriCorps service term. Crew Members receive a bi-weekly living stipend and an education award upon successful completion of the term.
To apply: 
Please email a resume or work history to info@northernbedrockcorps.org before April 28th. For more information, visit www.northernbedrockcorps.org
Location: Minnesota
 

Camping Crew Supervisor
Greencorps Chicago
Posted 4/3/17 
Greencorps Chicago is a job training program of the City of Chicago Department of Transportation in partnership with WRD Environmental.  Crew Supervisors are responsible for supervision and participant guidance on the following projects: tree care and removal, invasive species control, natural areas management, community gardens, school gardens, and other environmental projects. Local projects will be approximately 37.5 hours per week, typically five days per week, occasional Saturdays. Camping projects tend to straddle the weekend anywhere from 4-8 days in length. The ideal candidate would have the ability to do physical work on a daily basis and a willingness to work outdoors in all weather. The ideal candidate would have an interest in horticulture, landscape, and ecological restoration, a positive attitude and willingness to learn, lead, delegate, correct and motivate. The ideal candidate would also have strong leadership and communication skills, practice conflict resolution, and have an ability to work well with supervisors and crewmembers.
Location: Chicago, Il

 

Fall Corps Member
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 3/31/17 
Program Dates: August 7, 2017 - November 3, 2017 
Primary duties of the Corps Member (CM) include establishing and maintaining good working relationships with regional staff, leaders and other members, project technical advisors, and volunteers in order to complete natural resource and community service projects. Primary duties also include participating in all elements of the MCC program to the best of their ability, performing designated crew role functions and maintaining a positive attitude throughout the program. The Corps Member will utilize the support of their Crew Leader(s) and regional staff to complete their term of service successfully. The Corps Member is an AmeriCorps member and is entitled to the benefit package offered all AmeriCorps members. The Corps Member is supervised by the Regional Program Manager. This position should be viewed not as a 9-5 job but as an experience where long hours and extended time away from home, often in remote locations on difficult terrain and in all weather conditions, are to be expected. This position will not have recurring access to vulnerable populations.
To apply: To Apply: Please submit your application via our online application portal. We are accepting applications for Corps Members in our Northern Rockies region in Kalispell, MT.
Location: Kalispell, MT



Director of Natural Resources
Conservation Corps North Bay 
Posted 3/22/17
The Director of Natural Resources oversees the field based programs and is a member of CCNB’s management team.  The Director of Natural Resources manages all aspects of the natural resources field programs including assessing community needs, developing projects to meet local needs; creating community partnerships; developing fee-for-service projects; fund development; recruiting appropriate corpsmembers; hiring and managing staff members; facilitating communication and integration of natural resources field programs with CCNB’s other programs; and creating a positive atmosphere to encourage learning and high quality project completion. This position supports the CEO by carrying out special projects as assigned by the CEO and by keeping the CEO apprised of any pending issues.
To apply: Please submit your Cover Letter and Resume to recruiter@ccnorthbay.org. Please include "Director of Natural Resources" in the subject line. You can also fax your application to (415) 454-4595.
Location: California



Program Coordinator 
Conservation Legacy - Conservation Corps New Mexico
Posted 3/15/17 
Conservation Corps New Mexico (CCNM) is a program of Conservation Legacy, a non-profit service organization built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933-1942. CCNM provides youth and young adult’s opportunities to complete conservation projects on public lands in southern New Mexico. CCNM is a pilot program, currently supported by Arizona Conservation Corps, which runs programs year round and has main offices in Flagstaff and Tucson, AZ.  During peak season, 2-4 crews may be supported by staff based in Las Cruces at the same time. The Program Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are: recruiting, hiring, training, supervising, and mentoring seasonal field staff including Crew Leaders, and Assistant Crew Leaders; supporting and maintaining partnerships through partner coordination, project development, and reporting; overseeing and maintaining consistent quality control, risk management, and program integrity. Although significant support will come from AZCC staff, this position will be our on-the-ground representation for our new CCNM programming and will also work to establish an operations base, recruitment contacts, and relationships in Las Cruces.  Both office and field work are required in this position and the ability to work a flexible schedule is critical.
To apply, 
Send cover letter and resume to Russ Dickerson, Operations Director (russ@conservationlegacy.org)
Location: Las Cruces, NM
 

Washington DC Community Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 3/15/17 
Program Dates: July 3, 2017 - August 11, 2017 
Primay Responsibilities

  • Responsible for daily management and supervision of SCA Community Conservation Crew with six to twelve high school student members
  • Assist co-leader (some crews are solo-led) in managing student and group safety and development, curriculum delivery, outdoor and environmental education, and work project completion
  • Lead various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship.  Projects include a range from trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, to urban agriculture
  • Leader is responsible for managing work outcomes and crew dynamics
  • Facilitate team operations:  food planning, tools & equipment, work schedule, and vehicles
  • Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project
  • Manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment
  • Promote leadership development within team and evaluate success/potential
  • Work collaboratively with agency on program logistics
  • Ensure successful completion of work project
  • Ensure compliance of SCA Risk Management policies and procedures
  • Represent SCA in a positive and professional manner

Location: Washington, DC

 

Bay Area Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 3/14/17 
Program Dates: June 28, 2017 - August 16, 2017 
Mandatory Training Dates: June 14-26, 2017 
Primary Responsibilities 

  • Co-lead/supervise a crew of 10 high school students in outdoor conservation work, including habitat restoration and trail work.
  • Drive participants safely to and from work each day based out of Oakland. SCA vehicle provided.
  • Co-lead and manage work projects, and ensure their successful and timely completion.
  • Ensure positive crew dynamics, and promote individuals’ leadership development.
  • Actively manage project & member risk to maintain a safe work environment.
  • Lead crew on one overnight camping trip
  • Each Friday: lead day long Environmental Education activities and  field trips for your crew
  • Supervise the skills training & safe tool use of crew members; manage the quality & technique of work performed.
  • Help manage relationship with agency partner, and communicate with SCA field support staff as required.
  • Complete required program reporting and documentation.
  • Manage vehicles, equipment and any necessary purchasing for crew and project.
  • Ensure compliance with all SCA Risk Management policies & procedures

Location: San Francisco Bay Area, CA


Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps Crew Leader 
SCA
Posted 3/13/17 
PA Crew Locations: Erie, Meadville, Pittsburgh, Uniontown, Altoona, McConnellsburg, Renovo, Williamsport, Harrisburg, York, and Reading, St. Marys, Wilkes-Barre, Philadelphia
Program Dates: July 2017 - August 2017 
Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise 10 members between the ages of 15 and 18 in an outdoor setting
  • Provide technical oversight of field work to ensure quality project outcomes
  • Promote leadership development on crew through training and education
  • Mitigate project and member risks to ensure safe working conditions
  • Coordinate crew operations, including food, equipment and vehicle logistics
  • Manage crew administration tasks, including member timesheets, budget tracking, project documentation and report writing
  • Foster relationship with agency partners and act as liaison between crew, agency and SCA staff
  • Represent SCA in a positive and professional manner

Location: Various 


New Jersey Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 3/13/17 
Program Dates: July 5, 2017 - August 15, 2017 
Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 10 students, ages 15-19, while completing various conservation and service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include a range of activities such as trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties and urban agriculture. All programs run for six weeks at a time. In addition, leaders will facilitate pre- and post- program planning, which includes crew training, environmental education and reporting.
Location: New Jersey 


NYC Community Conservation Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 3/13/17 
Program Dates: July 5, 2017 - August 15, 2017 
Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 10 students, ages 15-19, while completing various conservation and service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include a range of activities such as trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties and urban agriculture. All programs run for six weeks at a time. In addition, leaders will facilitate pre- and post- program planning, which includes crew training, environmental education and reporting.
Location: New York City, NY


Regional Director
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 3/10/17
The Regional Director: Metro Denver is a senior leadership position that contributes to the leadership of the organization and provides oversight of an array of programs in the Denver Metro area.  The site has impressive program outcomes and high levels of satisfaction from community partners and participants.  This position reports to the Chief Executive Officer.
Responsibilities Include:
Supervision and Staff Development
• Support and lead Metro Denver program staff towards agency mission and goals; consistently contributing to the team effort.
• Supervise the Program Manager: Land Conservation; Program Manager: YouthBuild, Program Manager: Energy & Water Conservation, and Program Coordinator: Grants and Compliance.
• Ensure the Corpsmember recruitment and hiring process meets organizational and funding-related goals.
• Ensure the successful implementation of staff and Corpsmember orientations and trainings.
• Provide solution-focused support to Program Managers in addressing Corpsmember development and job performance issues.
Program Management
• Promote a culturally competent youth development environment which supports and provides opportunities for diverse Corpsmembers and staff to develop new skills and experience personal growth.
• Oversee program evaluation across Metro Denver programs; ensuring goals are specific, measurable and meet targeted objectives.
• Collaborate with RiseUp Community School leadership to ensure seamless delivery of educational services.
• Develop and maintain strong, effective community partnerships occur that support organizational goals.
• Ensure program compliance with grant policies and regulations. 
• Coordinate reporting for program-related funding. Ensure the consistent, accurate and timely tracking of grant and agency related outcomes.
• Ensure worksite safety and successful implementation of risk management procedures.
• Work with designated staff to ensure strong fee-for-service contracts that meet or exceed budget outcomes and provide positive work experiences. 
Organizational Leadership
• Serve as an active participant of the director’s team. 
• Promote a positive Corps culture, build relationships across the organization, and initiate organizational improvements when appropriate. 
• Build and maintain effective relationships with a wide variety of community agencies, educational institutions and employers that advance programmatic success.
• Support the preparation and submission of grants and funding proposals in coordination with the Development team and the CEO.
• Oversee the creation of, and ongoing management of, programmatic budgets.
• Provide effective leadership of the program leadership team.
Location: Denver, CO

 

Director of Development & Communications
Mile High Youth Corps
Posted 3/10/17 
This position is responsible for developing the strategy and overseeing the implementation of Mile High Youth Corps’ fundraising program.  In addition, this person will work in concert with MHYC program staff to deliver clear and compelling content to donors, supporters, and potential supporters. This position will have a portfolio of major corporate, foundation, and individual donors and prospects to cultivate, solicit, and steward. They will support and train staff, volunteers, and board members to build their own relationships with donors. The Director of Development reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and will work in close collaboration with our two Regional Directors and Director of Finance and Operations as a member of the senior management team of MHYC. In addition, this position mentors and manages two full-time staff. The CEO dedicates a significant portion of her time to fundraising and the Board is also engaged and involved in raising funds for MHYC’s important work.
Location: Denver, CO



Conservation Intern
Montana Conservation Corps
Posted 3/10/17 
Program Dates
Summer Term: May 16, 2017 - August 18, 2017
Extended Term: April 17, 2017 - September 29, 2017 
The MCC Conservation Intern works under the supervision of Montana Conservation Corps (MCC) staff and host site supervisors to complete MCC and partner projects. Primary responsibilities of the position will be determined by individual host sites in collaboration with MCC, and will include assuring the successful completion of natural resource projects, delivery of MCC program components, and maintaining a positive working relationship with host sites, MCC and the public. Conservation Inters are required to participate in all elements of the MCC program to the best of their ability, meet AmeriCorps requirements, and be enrolled as an AmeriCorps member for the duration of the program. Conservation Interns are responsible for keeping host site supervisors and MCC staff informed through daily and bi-weekly paperwork. The Conservation Intern will have recurring access to vulnerable populations.
Location: Bozeman, MT

 

Fort Monroe National Monument Project Leader
SCA
Posted 3/2/17 
Program Dates: June 8, 2017 - August 31, 2017 (Includes leader training) 
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire six youth members through Fort Monroe National Monument’s historic preservation efforts. Work includes: Repairing historic structures through carpentry, painting, masonry and other historic preservation techniques.
Location: Fort Monroe, VA


Chicago Community Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 3/2/17 
Program Dates: June 26, 2017 - August 4, 2017 
Trainings: Harrisonburg, VA June 8th-19th and Chicago, IL June 20th-21st
Primary Responsibilities 
Co-lead, supervise, transport, and mentor a team of 10-12 high school youth, ages 15-19 for six weeks (Mon-Fri; 8 hrs/day) completing an assortment of hands-on conservation and restoration projects within different areas in the Forest Preserves of Cook County and plan and lead weekly educational field days.
Location: Chicago, Il

 

Houston Community Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 3/2/17 
Program Dates: 4 weeks in July 2017 
Primary Responsibilities 

  • Supervise and manage a diverse and inclusive crew of high school youth during the work day and provide an emotionally and physically safe environment
  • Train and supervise crew members in all aspects of the service project (including safe and proper use of tools, trail construction and maintenance, habitat restoration, construction projects, etc.)
  • Facilitate worksite logistics and project schedules
  • Maintain all tools, equipment, medical and first aid suppliesPlan and teach environmental education lessons
  • Maintain relationship with site partner while managing logistics related to the site: partner needs, schedule, projects, and crew training per project
  • Manage a budget and purchase the gear and supplies needed for projects
  • Organize and lead recreational camping trip after completion of work project
  • Typical trip will include backpacking, hiking, canoeing, sightseeing, fishing, etc
  • Communicate with full time SCA field staff as required and as needed
  • Complete all administrative aspects of the crew including but not limited to required pre- and post-program paperwork, daily medical and work logs, equipment inventories, and final reports and documentation
  • Follow all SCA policies & procedures as required for the position

Location: Houston, TX
 

National Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 2/24/17 
Program Dates: June - August 2017
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the summer of 2017. National Conservation Crews consist of two leaders and a crew of 6-8 high school volunteers, ages 15-19.  Crews live and work in spectacular National and State parks, forests & preserves across the United States.  Two leaders camp with their crew in frontcountry or backcountry sites and work to complete conservation projects in trail building & maintenance or invasive species control.  Typical programs are 2 to 5 weeks in length, starting at the beginning of June and going through the end of August. National Crew Leader Applicants will also be considered for placements leading local high school students on SCA’s regional crews and Youth Conservation Corps programs.
Location: Various
 

Chainsaw Crew Member 
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 2/24/17 
Program Dates: July 17, 2017 - November 17 - OR - December 22, 2017 
Join a chainsaw crew working on saw projects throughout Arizona. No prior chainsaw experience required, training will be provided. As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ


Field Crew Member
Arizona Conservation Corps
Posted 2/24/17
Program Dates: July 17, 2017 - November 17 - OR - December 22, 2017
As an AmeriCorps program participant, work effectively as member of crew; perform heavy manual labor related to environmental conservation and restoration projects; work outdoors in all types of weather and successfully adapts to various climates; camps overnight outdoors in wilderness areas near work sites for short or extended periods of time; effectively learn and apply new environmental conservation and restoration skills and outdoor living skills; actively participate in environmental education activities; practice appropriate safety procedures in all tasks assigned; use, maintain and repair hand and power tools as necessary.
Location: Flagstaff, AZ

 

Baltimore County Conservation Leadership Corps Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 2/23/17 
Program Dates: June 26, 2017 - July 28, 2017; Mandatory paid Crew Leader training: June 8, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Primary Responsibilities 

  • Facilitate worksite and project, tool and equipment logistics, tool maintenance, and work schedule.
  • Train and supervise crew members in safe and proper use of tools and all aspects of the service project (may include trail construction, maintenance, wildlife habitat work, site restoration, etc.)
  • Supervise crew members during the work day and provide emotionally and physically safe environment.
  • Plan for and carry out Environmental Education lessons.
  • Maintain relationship with agency partner including managing all logistical and operational work and how it relates to the partner, project, and coordinate interactions/trainings with the crew.
  • Manage a budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project.Manage administrative aspects of the crew including but not limited to required pre- and post-program paperwork, daily medical and work logs, and equipment inventories.
  • Communicate with full time Civic Works and SCA field staff as required and as needed

Location: Baltimore, MD

 

Potomac YCC Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 2/22/17 
Program Dates: June 26, 2017 - September 3, 2017 
Primary Responsibilities 
SCA is seeking qualified Crew Leaders to solo-lead a group of 4-6 locally recruited high school students to complete conservation projects and environmental education at Potomac National Wildlife Refuge Complex, based in Woodbridge, VA.  Leader will work with students on conservation projects, during business hours Monday – Friday, with nights and weekends off.
YCC crews may:
Construct and maintain trail
Soil and water restoration work
Wildlife management activities
Recreation site maintenance work
Painting and facility improvement projectsInvasive species control
YCC Crew Leaders must have strong experience teaching or working with youth, be able to maintain a positive work environment and motivate students, and be willing to work outdoors. 
Location: Woodbridge, VA


 

Virgin Islands YCC Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 2/22/17 
Program Dates: June - August 2017 
Primary Responsibilities 
Co-lead a group of 6 locally recruited high school students to complete conservation projects and environmental education at Virgin Islands National Park, St. John, USVI.  Leaders will work with students on conservation projects, during business hours Monday – Friday, with nights and weekends off.
YCC crews may:

  • Construct and maintain trail
  • Soil and water restoration work
  • Wildlife management activities
  • Recreation site maintenance work
  • Painting and facility improvement projectsInvasive species control

YCC Crew Leaders must have strong experience teaching or working with youth, be able to maintain a positive work environment and motivate students, and be willing to work in forest conditions and in the water along the shoreline.
Location: St. John, USVI

 

Philadelphia & Camden Crew Leader
SCA
Posted 2/7/17 
Program Dates: July through August 2017 (exact dates TBA) 
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks 2 qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire youth for the Philadelphia, PA & Camden, NJ Summer Community Programs. 
Primary Responsibilities

  • Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 6-10 students, ages 15-19
  • Lead various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include a range from trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, small construction projects to urban agriculture/gardening
  • Leaders will facilitate crew training, environmental education, job readiness and  youth leadership activities, and reporting
  • Work Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 4:00 pm; Crew Leaders will be responsible for some afterhours meetings

Location: Philadelphia, PA

 

Community Crew Leader
SCA Northwest
Posted 2/1/17 
Primary Responsibilities

  • Leader responsible for managing work outcomes and crew dynamics
  • Facilitate team operations: food planning, tools, equipment, and vehicles.
  • Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project
  • Manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment
  • Promote leadership development within team and evaluate success/potential
  • Work collaboratively with agency on program logistics
  • Ensure successful completion of work project
  • Ensure compliance of SCA Risk Management policies and procedures
  • Represent SCA in a positive and professional manner

Program Dates: July 10, 2017 - August 18, 2017 
Location: SCA Northwest



Washington DC Community Crew Leader
SCA DC
Posted 1/20/17
Program Dates: July 3, 2017 - August 11, 2017 (mandatory training is required) 
The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Washington DC Area high school students (ages 15-19) for the 2016 DC Summer Conservation Crew Program.
Location: Washington, D.C. 


Alaska Regional High School Crew Leader
SCA Alaska
Posted 1/20/17
Program Dates: June - August 2017 
Alaskan Regional High School Crews consist of two leaders and a crew of 6-8 youth (aged 15-19) from across Alaska.  Crews live and work in parks, forests, and refuges across Alaska.  Leaders camp with their crews in frontcountry or backcountry sites and work to complete conservation projects.  Typical programs are four weeks in length and run from June through August. Teams will live and work together for the month-long program and have the opportunity to build a small community.  Crew leaders are an integral part of the success of our teams, and they will be expected to strive for proactive communication, create a culture of growth, and professionally represent themselves and SCA.  The Crew Leader position is filled with a diversity of tasks and responsibilities and offers a great opportunity to highly motivated candidates who are looking for an engaging and challenging atmosphere.
Location: Alaska

 

Community Crew Leader
SCA Pittsburg
Posted 1/18/17 
Program Dates: June - August 2017, with paid training 
Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 10 students, ages 15 – 19, while completing various conservation projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship.  Projects include a range of activities such as trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties or to urban agriculture and run for 5-6 weeks at a time.  In addition, leaders will facilitate pre and post program planning which includes crew training, environmental education, and reporting. 
Location: Pittsburg, PA


 



Additional Resource

Conservation Job Resource Guide - compiled in Nov. 2011 from Member Corps, UPDATED February 2014  

By Kyra Alvez-Moats and Erin Cochran (as part of their service with the former Northwest Service Academy)