The start date for this position is ASAP.

Position Purpose

A versatile position within a dynamic nonprofit that provides relief to survivors of natural disasters. The position is full-time and is responsible for developing Chainsaw Operations skills according to the California Wildfire Chainsaw Training Program.

Compensation & Benefits

Pay rate is $15/ hour and up, based on position, skills and experience.
Room & Board included
Monthly R&R breaks
Health Insurance
401K with safe harbor match

Reporting Relationships

Reports to: Wildfire Mitigation Project Coordinator
Roles reporting to position: Volunteers
Approximate number of reports: N/A

Essential Functions

Responsible for working towards developing professionally, following the Chainsaw Training Taskbook (project schedule based on progress, targets and deliverables).
Adheres to an agreed set of safety and quality standards and ensures these standards are maintained.
Supports the Logistics Coordinator and WMSS with Salesforce tracking and completing site diary and site logs.
Supports the mitigation team in planning the workflow on chainsaw sites.
Together with the WMSS holds daily morning meetings on-site to explain and divide the work for a day.
Oversee certain tasks on sites. Lead and instruct the work of individual teams of volunteers
Holds bi-weekly skill task book check-ins with PC and WMSS to accurately track progress.
Supports the WMSS to implement volunteer training and holds weekly check-ins with volunteer trainees
Timeframe to train: Plan to stay on program until the end of the program, minimum 3 months.
Will need to demonstrate leadership and consistently safe PPE practices
Potentially train in other wildfire mitigation scopes including but not limited to; Home Hardening, invasive species removal, erosion control, and others.
To be considered for this position you must be fully vaccinated. Subject to applicable guidance, the term fully vaccinated currently refers to when an individual has received either a single-shot vaccine or both doses of a two-shot vaccine, and two weeks have elapsed since the final dose.
Perform other duties as required.

Financial Responsibilities

Is this position responsible for the operating budget of the associated department? No
Does this position have any other financial responsibilities? No

Tagged as: Crew, Full Time, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Education High School Diploma or equivalent.

Related Experience Experience in leading teams of volunteers in post-disaster environments. Previous All Hands and Hearts, AmeriCorps, or Peace Corps experience preferred.

Work Environment/Conditions Communal living environment; high-stress situations.

Required Skills:

Special Competencies/Certifications Good written and oral communication skills and confident working with Google Suite, Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel. Applicants need to be well organized and have a flexible approach to managing multiple tasks and prioritizing them appropriately. The individual is able to manage a large workload and perform in a fast-paced environment.

About All Hands and Hearts

All Hands and Hearts effectively and efficiently addresses the immediate and long-term needs of communities impacted by natural disasters. We communicate directly with local leaders and community members and then deploy our unique model of engaging volunteers to enable direct impact, helping to build safer, more resilient schools, homes and infrastructure.

Through community and volunteer engagement, we focus on helping families recover faster after natural disasters using our Smart Response strategy. In doing so, we strengthen both our volunteers and the communities in which we serve.

Application Instructions

Please apply at: https://allhandsandhearts.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=694