The Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC) Enrollment Specialist will be responsible for identifying, building, and maintaining relationships with recruitment sources; recruiting, interviewing, and selecting all SECC participants; managing selection and all on-boarding paperwork; direct participant and program support; aiding members with post program placement when possible; and participating in the development of new programs and trainings. The Enrollment Specialist will work closely with Corps Director to maintain and cultivate recruiting relationships with community partners. Frequent local travel is required for this position with some overnight travel related to recruitment, member support, and member training.

Tagged as: Administrative Staff, Conservation, Full Time, Support Staff


• Minimum of 1 year(s) of experience in non-profit, youth development, corps, or recruiting.
• High School diploma or GED.
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and applications, or similar platforms.
• Valid Driver’s License and Insurable Driving Record
• Must be able to pass the organization’s criminal history check requirements.
• COVID-19 by the first day of employment and have the ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting.

Required Skills:

• The ability to communicate effectively, manage complexity, cultivate innovation, drive and influence results of oneself and others.
• Previous experience developing, cultivating, and sustaining internal and external partnerships.
• Experience in creating, developing, and delivering professional presentations to a wide variety of audiences and demographics.
• Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
• Ability to work as part of a fast-paced team, with ability to motivate others.

Preferred Skills:

• Experience with influencing diverse groups of employees to achieve common goals.
• Exhibits the ability to effectively work on diverse teams or with a variety of populations, including those underrepresented at our organization and those of BIPOC communities.
• Desire to spend time in the company of youth and young adults with the ability to instigate a fun environment, in the office and field.
• Flexibility, adaptability, and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment.

About Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC)

Empowering young adults to cultivate compassion, responsibility, and grit through community service, hard work, and environmental stewardship.

Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC), a program of Conservation Legacy, is a non-profit, AmeriCorps-affiliated organization. SECC selects young adults, ages 18-30, to complete conservation work projects on public lands throughout the Southeast. SECC programs encourage environmental stewardship, foster community partnerships, & emphasize experiential learning. SECC serves a diverse population that is representative of the Southeast, including youth, graduates, veterans, and a cross-section of ethnicities and income levels. SECC is an active member of the AmeriCorps Disaster Response Team & as such, selected crews may be deployed on Disaster response projects for up to 30 days.

Application Instructions

Email cover letter, resume, and references to Caitlin Scott, Administrative Specialist ([email protected]) and include the phrase ‘Enrollment Specialist Applicant’ in the subject line. Cover Letter must include a response to the following question: Provide some examples of your experience working effectively with diverse communities, including those specific to the BIPOC community & other underrepresented populations, in personal or professional context.