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Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leaders with Southwest Conservation Corps in Durango, CO and Salida, CO

Type of position Full-Time Temporary leadership position
Employer Southwest Conservation Corps
Description of Employer Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a program of the non-profit service organization, Conservation Legacy, that is built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933 – 1942. SCC provides youth and young adults opportunities to complete conservation projects on public lands. While serving with SCC, members receive training on job skills, conflict resolution, leadership, teamwork, and environmental stewardship. Programs are developed using a step ladder approach to provide a progression of skill development based on a member’s needs. Members receive a weekly living allowance, training, and an AmeriCorps Education Award (for qualifying individuals).
Location Durango, CO and Salida, CO
Salary $450-$685/week
Benefits Chainsaw Certification, QPR Suicide Prevention Training, Technical Trails Training, Trauma Informed Approach Training, Mandatory Reporter Training; CLDPs receive Wilderness First Responder Certification

Other Benefits: Uniforms, Personal Protective Equipment, Food in field

Closing date of competition 03/22/2021
Date position available 03/29/2021
Description of duties

Title: Youth Crew Leaders 
Locations: Durango, CO or Salida, CO 
Position TypesNon-AmeriCorps Crew Leader  


AmeriCorps Crew Leader in Development (CLDP) 

Dates: March 29th – August 13th, 2021 

Wages: Crew Leader: $685/Week  

CLDP: $500/Week + AmeriCorps Education Award at completion of service term 

Benefits: Chainsaw Certification, QPR Suicide Prevention Training, Technical Trails Training, Trauma Informed Approach Training, Mandatory Reporter Training; CLDPs receive Wilderness First Responder Certification 

Other Benefits: Uniforms, Personal Protective Equipment, Food in field 

Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower individuals to positively impact their lives, communities and environment through hands-on work on our public lands. SCC Crews work with local land management agencies, municipalities, and non-profits to complete impactful conservation work. Project may include but are not limited to: trail construction and maintenance, habitat restoration, agricultural projects or community projects 

A Crew Leader mentors a Crew Leader in Development (CLDP) as they work together to co-lead a 6person high school crew during the summer season. High school crews work Monday – Friday and may be camping crews or day crews. Local students ages 14-18 are hired to complete a variety of projects. 1 day a week is an education day. Crew Leaders and CLDP’s work long days and may work from remote communities, away from the main office. Together, they are responsible for the safety and well-being of their crew, project implementation, creating educational opportunities, and program paperwork each week. All leaders will spend the April and May in an intensive crew leader training. (See each complete position description for more details on Spring Season, and each jobs’ responsibilities.) 

**Please note that COVID-19 has made many changes to our program. You can find our COVID-19 Response Plan on our Website. The full position description also includes more information on our response and protocols.  

Qualifications sought

Please visit http://www.sccorps.org/leadership-opportunities” target=”_blank”>www.sccorps.org/leadership-opportunities to learn about each position and its qualifications

Contact for additional information Aubrey Tamietti | Youth Programs Manager
SCC Los Valles – Salida, CO Office
719-298-1475 | aubrey@conservationlegacy.org


Teresa DiTore | Youth Programs Manager
SCC Four Corners – Durango, CO Office
970-749-2616 | teresa@conservationlegacy.org

Application procedure  
Submit what Complete the Crew Leader or Crew Leader Development Program Application for your desired location, upload cover letter and resume. ? Information can be found at https://sccorps.org/leadership-opportunities
Submit to Visit https://sccorps.org/leadership-opportunities to navigate to each position description and the application portal
Additional Information This posting is for four different job titles. Please visit https://sccorps.org/leadership-opportunities to determine which position would be best for you. Feel free to apply to multiple positions.

Conservation Legacy is an equal opportunity employer.? We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.?

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