The Youth Program Manager (YPM) is responsible for the management, development, overall quality
and leading the sustainability of all youth programs and operations out of SCC’s Los Valles Office. The
YPM manages the administrative and logistical details of the program, serves as the
information/communication hub for other program staff, oversees operational support of youth crews,
works with the Los Valles (LV) Director to coordinate staff providing support to crews in the field, and
maintains timely and effective communication with project partners. The YPM will also work with SCC’s
Corps Director, LV Director, and Western Region Grant Manager to develop additional fee for service,
grant and foundational funding to support an expanded youth program and to sustain existing
The position is approximately 80% office-based and 20% field based, with field visits that may include
overnight stays. Crew Leader Training season, April-May, requires a strong and consistent field presence
from the YPM. The YPM must be available for emergency trips to the field. The Youth Program Manager
reports to the LV Director.
• 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.
• Minimum of 2 years of experience in youth development or corps field.
• Experience with influencing diverse groups of employees to achieve common goals.
• Ability to successfully work in a fluid, changing work environment.
• The ability to carry out assigned work independently or with minimal supervision.
• Valid Driver’s License and Insurable Driving Record per Personnel Policies.
• Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of
vaccination before starting.
• Bilingual English/Spanish speaking
• Bachelor’s Degree in related field or 5 years of directly related experience.
• Relevant medical certification (i.e. WFR, WFA, and/or OEC) AND demonstrated good judgment
and problem solving in emergency situations required.
• Grant writing, management, and reporting experience.
About Southwest Conservation Corps
The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a program of the non-profit service organization,
Conservation Legacy, that is built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated
from 1933 – 1942. SCC provides youth and young adults opportunities to complete conservation
projects on public lands. While serving with SCC, members receive training on job skills, conflict
resolution, leadership, teamwork, and environmental stewardship. Programs are developed using a step
ladder approach to provide a progression of skill development based on a member’s needs. Members
receive a weekly living allowance, training, and an AmeriCorps Education Award (for qualifying