Position Summary: The Assistant District Manager (ADM) position is integral to the AmeriCorps Field Program’s goal of accomplishing challenging work projects. The ADM assists in providing training, education, coordination, and leadership to ensure a positive and safe experience for all AmeriCorps participants. The ADM assists the Central District Manager in day-to-day program operations, project management, and AmeriCorps member personnel management (recruitment, onboarding performance management, and off-boarding processes).
Relationships: The ADM reports directly to the Central District Manager (DM), communicating through written correspondence, telephone conversations, and in-person meetings. The ADM works in cooperation with the DM to manage AmeriCorps Field crews based throughout the Central Minnesota region; the DM will be notified of all equipment and vehicle, personnel, and project concerns. The Central District Field Crew Program reports to the CCMI Program Director for AmeriCorps Field Crews and works in cooperation with key administrative and program staff based in CCMI HQ in St. Paul. This position will require occasional overnight travel for member orientations, trainings, and staff meetings.
o Help develop and facilitate trainings for AmeriCorps members.
o Assist in developing new and/or improved safety trainings.
• Crew Supervision and Oversight
o Conduct AmeriCorps member interviews and assist with recruitment, member paperwork, and orientations.
o Facilitate regular communication between Corpsmembers and staff including monthly crew leader meetings and AmeriCorps member performance evaluations.
o Mediate Corpsmember conflict and implement discipline (i.e. incident reports) in accordance with AmeriCorps and Corps policy, as directed by the District Manager.
• Service Projects
o Assist in project management for field crews, ensuring that projects are accomplished in an efficient, safe, and consistent manner.
o Serve as CCMI Duty Officer on assigned rotations during wildfire season.
o Manage and monitor timecards and crew credit card use.
o Assist the District Manager with project management administration and accomplishment review and data tracking.
o Attend and actively participate in staff meetings and conference calls.
o Track and manage member service hours.
• Public Relations
o Represent CCMI at outreach events and assist in collecting content for CCMI marketing and recruitment efforts in coordination with the Marketing and Recruitment teams.
o Work with the Recruitment Manager in developing and implementing the recruitment plan for Central District programs.
• Supervisory and leadership experience and ability to effectively interact with young adults from diverse cultural, socioeconomic, and ethnic backgrounds.
• Knowledge of human relations to assist with staff and AmeriCorps member personnel management; ability to lead, delegate, supervise, mentor, and positively influence others.
• Working knowledge/desire of natural resource project management such as trail maintenance and construction, shoreline/watershed restoration, forest/pra
About Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa (CCMI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and AmeriCorps grantee that engages hundreds of youth and young adults each year in programs and initiatives that improve access to outdoor recreation, restore natural habitat, protect waterways, and respond to community needs and natural disasters. Our mission is to engage youth and young adults in meaningful service, leadership development, and environmental stewardship. Our vision is a world in which everyone has equitable access to nature, is equipped to succeed in career and life, and is empowered to make a difference in conserving natural resources. Learn more at conservationcorps.org.