Senior Crew Leaders are an integral part of our regional office teams. As a Senior Crew Leader, you will assist with the training of our Field Leaders, spend ample time with crews in the field to help ensure the successful completion of MCC projects and programming, and provide logistical support to ensure regional operations run smoothly including equipment management and administrative tasks. The needs of this position will vary based on the time of year and the region where the SCL is serving.

During the months of June – October, you can expect to spend the majority of your time in the field supporting project work, crew leaders and members, and maintaining positive relationships with our project partners. This is a great opportunity for anyone with former leadership experience who is looking to enhance their leadership capacity, gain a greater understanding of how a field program is managed, and invested in taking on the role of a mentor and teacher.

Location: Kalispell, MT
Ages: 21-35
Program Dates: 05/13/2024 (flexible) -10/25/2024
Living Allowance: $1,440 biweekly ($2,880 p/month) before taxes are taken out
AmeriCorps Education Award: $3,447.50 upon completion of the program
Health Insurance: Provided at NO COST
Member Assistance Program: Free 24/7 access to confidential behavioral health counseling, financial assistance, medical/legal advocacy, and more!
Public Lands Service Corps Hiring Preference: Members serving with federal land management agencies may be eligible to receive hiring preference for future federal job placement
Supportive coaching staff invested in your success.
Community Spaces: Access to two community spaces, Corps Members of Color and LGBTQIA2+ Corps Members, to build community, connection, and support during the season.
Food Per Diem while on Projects
Access to Pro Deals
Housing options may be available in specific regions; talk with a Program Manager to learn more!!

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


• High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED
• 21 years old on the start date of the program
• Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a Motor Vehicle Records check
• US Citizen, National or Lawful Permanent Resident
• Ability to pass a National Service Criminal History Check
• Ability to hike 3-12 miles per day in terrain that can be steep, rocky or uneven, often wearing a 45lb backpack while carrying tools and sometimes backpacking with full packs of 60 – 70lb

Required Skills:

• Ability to lift up to 35 pounds repeatedly and use hand and power tools
• Effective written and oral communication skills
• Ability to obtain Wilderness Advanced First Aid/CPR training. (Training is reimbursable to allotted amount/ MCC provides training)
• Demonstrates strong service ethic and desire to serve the community and the environment
• Embraces willingness to work long, hard hours in all weather conditions; ability to be away on overnight trips for up to 10 days at a time

Preferred Skills:

• One season as a Crew Leader with a Conservation Corps Program
• Have gone through MCC’s Leadership Development Program

About Montana Conservation Corps

Montana Conservation Corps believes that through conservation service work and authentic connection, you can sharpen your ability to create change and join the next generation of leaders for a better world. At MCC, we focus on the growth of our participants, positively impacting our climate and environment, and transferable job skills.

Application Instructions

Please apply on MCC website here: https://www.mtcorps.org/joinmcc/open-positions/current-open-positions.html