Title: Recruitment Coordinator
Reports To: Corps Director
Starting Salary: The starting wage range for this position is $19.13-$22.16 per hour, depending on experience, education, and skills relevant to the position. Please note that the indicated starting salary range describes the range for an incumbent in this position. Most new staff generally start at the beginning of the range percentile to ensure internal salary equity.
Location: Chattanooga, TN. Part-time Remote Eligible
Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt
Benefit Eligible: Full Benefits per Personnel Policies

Program Summary:
The Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC) is a non-profit service organization built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933-1942. SECC provides recent-era military veterans, young adults, and teenagers opportunities to complete conservation projects on public and private lands throughout Tennessee and the Southeast region. While serving with SECC, members learn natural resource management practices and team work though completing high quality projects such as prescribed burning, fuels management, land restoration, trail construction, invasive plant management, and much more. Programs are structured using a stepladder approach to provide a progression of development related to personal, professional, and project skills. SECC operates field programs nearly year-round from January – November, with the peak season being January – August. During peak season, up to 10 crews can run simultaneously. SECC engages approximately 120 members per year throughout youth, adult, and veteran crews, as well as internships.

Position Summary:
The Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC) Recruitment Coordinator 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 Recruitment Coordinator will work closely with Corps Director to build and maintain relationships with regards to recruitment and community partners. Frequent local travel is required for this position with some overnight travel related to recruitment, member support, and member training.

Tagged as: Conservation, Full Time, Support Staff


For full position description, essential accountabilities and functions, qualification, and required skills, please follow this link: https://southeastconservationcorps.org/uploads/pdfs/SECC-Recruitment-Coordinator-PD-final.pdf

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

To Apply: 1) Send cover letter and resume/CV to Caitlin Scott at [email protected] a. with subject line “Applicant_[Your Name]”. b. Cover letter must include a response to the following: Provide some examples of your experience effectively working with diverse communities, including those specific to Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and other underrepresented populations, in personal or professional context.