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Assistant Crew Leader

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Openings

4 currently recruiting

Service Dates

March 19, 2019 - November 26, 2019

Application Window

January 8, 2019 - February 28, 2019

Location

  • Monticello, UT

Contact Information

Jason Phillips
(435) 587-2156
jasonp@ccdiscovery.org

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ASSISTANT CREW LEADER JOB DUTIES
Assistant Crew Leaders with Crew Leaders will co-lead a crew of 6 Crew Members on conservation projects around Utah. These projects include chainsaw, trail, and fencing work primarily. The Assistant Crew Leader will provide Crew Members with skills to successfully complete the Corps seasons. Assistant Crew Leaders must have a desire to grow their mentorship skills, and leadership style. They will help facilitate crew member trainings with their Crew Leader including technical backcountry and front country skills, and conservation work. The position will be responsible for assisting the Crew Leader in executing a high quality of work with Crews on chainsaw, fencing, and/or trails projects, while using scheduled time for crew member development activities. These activities include: discussion, critical thinking scenarios, and conservation lessons.

DUTIES
ADMINISTRATION
• Work with CCYC and Crew Leader to implement operating policies, crew member handbook, grievance procedure, uniform and safety policy, and all other necessary operational policies and procedures.
• Assist Crew Leader as needed in completing and submitting daily and weekly paperwork, and other forms as needed.

FIELD OPERATIONS
• Implement service projects according to technical specifications given by land management agencies and CCYC Staff
• Implement and uphold safety procedures
• Maintain solid relations with project sponsors and partners and maintain high service project quality
• Maintain equipment (vehicles, tools, supplies) and purchase food and necessary program supplies, while staying within existing budget
• Foster an ‘esprit de corps’ and participate in corps activities as needed
• Work hard and live outdoors for long periods of time in variable conditions


CREW MEMBER DEVELOPMENT
• Assist with training and orientation of crew members
• Provide in-field guidance, training, and direction to crew members
• Implement development activities including: education, life skills, mentorship, training, field trips, enrichment activities, and service learning throughout corps program
• Conduct Crew Member evaluations
• Conduct pre and post corps evaluations
• Motivate Members through problem solving, creativity and adaptability
• Model giving and receiving constructive feedback with field staff in a timely manner

SCHEDULE
CCYC crews work varying schedules of 4-10days on and 2-6 days off. Typically, in a two-week time frame every 80-90 hours on, 50-60 hours are off. Crews will be camping in remote locations during time on. During time off crews are welcome to stay at our base camp facility in Monticello, UT. Summer youth crews work 5 on, 2 off, but are supervised for the entirety of the four-week program. There is typically one week off for Crew Leaders and Assistant Crew Leaders in between each season.

ASSISTANT CREW LEADER JOB DUTIES
Assistant Crew Leaders with Crew Leaders will co-lead a crew of 6 Crew Members on conservation projects around Utah. These projects include chainsaw, trail, and fencing work primarily. The Assistant Crew Leader will provide Crew Members with skills to successfully complete the Corps seasons. Assistant Crew Leaders must have a desire to grow their mentorship skills, and leadership style. They will help facilitate crew member trainings with their Crew Leader including technical backcountry and front country skills, and conservation work. The position will be responsible for assisting the Crew Leader in executing a high quality of work with Crews on chainsaw, fencing, and/or trails projects, while using scheduled time for crew member development activities. These activities include: discussion, critical thinking scenarios, and conservation lessons.

DUTIES
ADMINISTRATION
• Work with CCYC and Crew Leader to implement operating policies, crew member handbook, grievance procedure, uniform and safety policy, and all other necessary operational policies and procedures.
• Assist Crew Leader as needed in completing and submitting daily and weekly paperwork, and other forms as needed.

FIELD OPERATIONS
• Implement service projects according to technical specifications given by land management agencies and CCYC Staff
• Implement and uphold safety procedures
• Maintain solid relations with project sponsors and partners and maintain high service project quality
• Maintain equipment (vehicles, tools, supplies) and purchase food and necessary program supplies, while staying within existing budget
• Foster an ‘esprit de corps’ and participate in corps activities as needed
• Work hard and live outdoors for long periods of time in variable conditions


CREW MEMBER DEVELOPMENT
• Assist with training and orientation of crew members
• Provide in-field guidance, training, and direction to crew members
• Implement development activities including: education, life skills, mentorship, training, field trips, enrichment activities, and service learning throughout corps program
• Conduct Crew Member evaluations
• Conduct pre and post corps evaluations
• Motivate Members through problem solving, creativity and adaptability
• Model giving and receiving constructive feedback with field staff in a timely manner

SCHEDULE
CCYC crews work varying schedules of 4-10days on and 2-6 days off. Typically, in a two-week time frame every 80-90 hours on, 50-60 hours are off. Crews will be camping in remote locations during time on. During time off crews are welcome to stay at our base camp facility in Monticello, UT. Summer youth crews work 5 on, 2 off, but are supervised for the entirety of the four-week program. There is typically one week off for Crew Leaders and Assistant Crew Leaders in between each season.
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Living Allowance

$1900 - $1900 monthly

Benefits

Housing, Living allowance, Training

Education Requirements

High School Graduate

Desired Certifications or Qualifications

Requirements
• Experience camping and in outdoor recreation.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• High level of maturity and professionalism.
• Strong time-management skills and ability to work independently as well as with others.
• Ability and willingness to work a flexible and varying schedule.
• Valid driver’s license and an insurable driving record.
• Must be able to pass a criminal history background check.
• Must be US citizen per AmeriCorps requirements.

Preferences
• A strong leadership style.
• Youth corps experience.
• Experience in outdoor work projects: trail building, chainsaw, and/or fencing skills.
• Working with youth in service related and/or youth development programs and principles.
• Working with public and federal agencies.
• First Aid/CPR or higher such as Wilderness First Responder.
• Sense of humor.

Desired Languages

English

Other Conditions

Uniforms provided and required
Subject to criminal background check

Age Requirement

18 - 29

Service Details

Focus Areas

Environment

Weekly Hours

70

Location Type

Rural, Wilderness

Service Type

Direct Service

Service Environment

Outdoor

Placement

Team Placement

Service Setting

Community-based Nonprofit

Activity Types

Hands On Activities

Contact Information

Jason Phillips
(435) 587-2156
jasonp@ccdiscovery.org

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