Youth Conservation Corps Crew Member

7 Lakes Alliance

Belgrade Lakes, Maine

Job Type Temporary
Salary Details $15 per hour
Required Experience 0 - 1 years

Job description

7 Lakes Alliance, a non-profit organization in the heart of Maine’s Belgrade Lakes watershed, is seeking energetic Youth Conservation Corps Crew Members.
7 Lakes Alliance’s mission is to conserve the lands and waters of the Belgrade Lakes Region for all.

Description: Youth Conservation Corps Crew Members tackle landscaping projects to minimize shoreline erosion. The primary goal of this program is to "keep dirt out of the lake," which is accomplished by planting native buffer plants, installing rip-rap rock barriers, and building infiltration steps. Crew members work in close teams, preform heavy physical labor for up to 8 hours a day, and work through a variety of inclement weather.


  • Participate in completing erosion-control projects in the Belgrade Lakes watershed.
  • Communicate with Corps supervisors regularly.
  • Attend training events as requested.
  • Perform other tasks related to the operation of the Conservation Corps as instructed by the Coordinator.
  • Comply with 7 Lakes Alliance policies regarding safety and conduct.


  • Ability to work outdoors with heat, rain, and mosquitos.
  • Work as part of a team.
  • Punctuality and organizational skills.
  • Work 7-8 hours a day doing physical labor.
  • Must be at least 16 years of age and have transportation.

Job timeframe:

  • Seasonal, 10-14 weeks, up to 40 hours per week.
  • Mondays through Fridays with occasional Saturdays.
  • Start Date: early-May 2024 for college students, mid-June for high school students
  • End Date: late-August 2024
  • To apply: email resume to stuart.cole@7lakesalliance.org *if you are in high school and do not have a resume, please send an email stating your interest in the job.

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary, Seasonal

Salary: From $15.00 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Schedule and location:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Belgrade Lakes, ME 04918: Relocate before starting work (Required
  • Work Location: In person

To apply, please send your resume and a brief cover letter to stuart.cole@7lakesalliance.org 

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

Category Botany , Restoration
Tags Conservation Corps