Title: Los Valles Program Coordinator Date: December 21, 2016
Location: SCC Los Valles – Salida, CO
Salary: Salary group 3 ($32,000-36,000)
Status: Year-round, full-time, exempt
Benefits: Full benefits as per Conservation Legacy personnel policies
Start Date: February 2017
Southwest Conservation Corps:
The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a non-profit service organization built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933-1942. SCC provides youth and young adult’s opportunities to complete conservation projects on public lands throughout central and southern Colorado and New Mexico. 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. The Los Valles office runs field programs throughout three season. Training season begins early April for adult crew leaders, mid-May for youth crew leaders, and then all crew members are on from late May with final crews finishing late October/mid-November. The Los Valles office runs youth, young adult, and veteran field programs in summer and fall with as many as 10-12 crews at a time.
SCC’s Los Valles field office is seeking two fulltime Program Coordinators whose primary responsibilities are to: recruit and select corps members for all programs including adult camping crews, youth day and camping crews, Veterans Fire Corps crews, and interns; to participate in planning and execution of crew leader and member trainings; to coordinate communication between the field and the office in addition to supporting and mentoring all field staff; to ensure crews are both supported and prepared to maintain safety, program integrity, and quality projects in the field by providing pre-field and in-field guidance; to support crews during orientation, rig-up, de-rig days and during events such as all corps, graduations and trainings; to participate in crew leader work/education days throughout the season; to helping with logistics as needed such as facility general repairs, inventory and maintenance of food shed, tools, saw and gear sheds as well as vehicles; to participate in staff meetings both at home base and with other SCC regions and Conservation Legacy programs. The Program Coordinators may also assist the Program Director to recruit, hire, and train seasonal crew leaders. Both office and field operations are required by these positions and a flexible schedule is a must!
Recruiting, Interviewing and Selection of Corps Members
Program Oversight & Field Support
Development & Training
Physical Requirements: Periodic overnight travel and non-traditional work hours, inclusive of weekend and evening hours. To successfully perform essential functions, the Program Coordinator is required to sit, stand, walk, speak and hear. The Click or tap here to enter text. may be required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl on an infrequent basis. He/she must be able to operate office equipment, telephone, and computer and reach with hands and arms. The Program Coordinator may be required to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted. The ability to drive an organizational vehicle is also required. Reasonable accommodations may be made for qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Position open until filled.
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