Corps Director – Southeast Conservation Corps

Conservation Legacy

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $90,300-$93,000
Deadline Dec 08, 2023

Organizational Summary: Conservation Legacy is a nationwide non-profit. The Corps programs within the organization engage participants in diverse conservation and community projects that serve public and private lands. These projects provide opportunities for personal and professional development and strive toward a high priority of needs for public land managers and community partners. Through the mission of engaging future leaders who protect, restore, and enhance our nation’s lands through community-based service; Conservation Legacy works toward a world with healthy lands, air and water; thriving people and resilient communities.

Position Summary: The Corps Director for Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC) provides local leadership for a growing program within the Conservation Legacy family of programs. SECC is a dynamic and fast paced program which is celebrating 10 years of programming this year.  SECC engages young adults in conservation service with land management partners and works from an operational base in Chattanooga which is known as a scenic hub for recreation with a low cost of living and a high quality of life.  SECC project partners stretch across the beautiful state of Tennessee and other Southeastern states and include the US Forest Service, National Park Service, and local and municipal organizations and governments.

The next Corps Director for SECC will be passionate about a program which has a positive impact on the young adults participating as well as the natural environment throughout the state. Skills and experiences which are necessary in this position include budget management, supportive supervision, partnership development, strategic planning, and critical thinking. We welcome your interest in “fostering conservation service in support of communities and ecosystems” and hope to see your application materials.


Send Cover letter and resume to nwilliams@conservationlegacy.org

Subject line includes “Applicant_(Your Name)”.

Cover Letter Must Include:
Cover Letter must include a response to the following: Provide some examples of your experience effectively working with diverse communities, including those specific to Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and other underrepresented populations, in personal or professional context.

When you apply, please indicate that you are responding to the posting on Conservation Job Board.

Category Admin & Leadership, General / Stewardship