The Field Coordinator for P-CREW youth corps is integral to the success of this program. The Field Coordinator
will report directly to the P-CREW Program Coordinator and work closely with all field and office staff. This
position will provide critical support with coordination, logistics, and administration of three youth crews.
Preseason: Field Coordinator will support P-CREW staff with the hiring process of 33 teenagers including
applicant review, reference checks, interviews, and selection process. The Field Coordinator will help develop
and provide training to crew leaders and Alumni All-Star Assistants. The Field Coordinator will provide general
support of program logistics, planning, and administration.
High season: Field Coordinator will act as a liaison between field staff and office support staff. Weekly duties
will include: resupplying food and equipment to crews in the field; organizing and tracking each crew’s project
accomplishments; facilitating efficient meal planning and shopping for crews; taking photos and videos of
crews; preparing and organizing weekly paperwork; and developing the publication of social media content.
Post season responsibilities will include: final summaries of project accomplishments; gear inventory; grant
writing and research; developing postseason social media content; organizing paperwork; reviewing crew
member and crew leader evaluations; and more.

Tagged as: Backcountry Skills, Conservation, Crew, Development, Instruction and Guiding, Support Staff, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Proof of full COVID-19 Vaccination
● Wilderness First Aid certification (or higher)
● Pre-service background screening required
● Clean Driving Record
● Experience working with teens (ages 15-18).
● Experience working on or supporting youth and/or young adult crews in conservation/restoration activities.
● Social and emotional skills to promote positive personal growth and develop relationships with people from
all backgrounds, abilities, cultures, orientations, identities, and communities.

Preferred Skills:

Support program coordination, logistics, and administration
● Facilitate or engage in crew leader training
● Work an on-call schedule for crew support during high season
● Respond to emergencies (vehicle issues, medical evacuations, etc.)
● Serve as an interim Crew Leader in case of necessity or emergency
● Lead occasional weekend recreation with youth crews if needed
● Prepare, track, and organize weekly paperwork and project accomplishments
● Provide guidance, leadership skills, and camp operations

About Sierra Institute for Community and Environment

Sierra Institute is a non-profit nestled in the unique rural landscapes of Northern California. Our mission is to promote healthy and sustainable forests and watersheds by investing in the well-being of rural communities and strengthening their participation in natural resource decision-making and programs. P-CREW is a six week youth corps program that provides paid summer employment to high school students from rural and urban areas across Northern California to work on meaningful conservation and restoration projects in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. This intense experience is uniquely capable of providing a vibrant and diverse community that fosters positive growth and friendship while developing a connection with the land.

Application Instructions

Send your resume, cover letter, and the contact information for your references as one pdf to [email protected] with the position title you are applying for in the subject line. The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment does not and shall not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations.