Overview

Dates: May 30, 2022 – September 30, 2022

Status: Seasonal, Full-time, Camping Program

Location: Based out of Durango, CO. Project work will be in The Santa Fe National Forest, NM.

Stipend: $450/week

Ages: 18 – 30

Health Benefits: Not Health Benefit Eligible

Other Benefits: Wilderness First Aid Certificate, experience in outdoor recreation management and visitor contact, food provided while in the field, uniform shirts, personal protective equipment, and other development opportunities.

AmeriCorps Education Award: $2,417 upon successful completion of the season

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 individuals). 

For the health and safety of our crews, staff and communities, projects may be postponed or adjusted due to COVID-19. The information provided in this Position Description is an outline of how our program has typically been operating, however it is subject to change. As this situation develops, and decisions are made, we will provide updates. We encourage you to continue with the application process and we will keep consistent and direct communication with all applicants.  

Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting is required.

About the Position

The Santa Fe Outdoor Recreation Management Crew is a smaller crew, consisting of 1 Leader and 2 Members, the idea behind it being they will be a more mobile crew that can move around the forest easier to respond to unique projects. Crews will work at developed recreation sites, including campgrounds, day use areas, picnic areas, trailheads, and dispersed recreation areas across the Santa Fe National Forest. Crews will perform light to moderate construction including signs, kiosks, deck repair work, roofing, etc. Crews will assist in the implementation of recreation operation and maintenance tasks at developed and dispersed recreation sites and complete trail projects on non-motorized trails.

Tagged as: Conservation, Crew, Development, Full Time, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders

About Southwest Conservation Corps

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.

Application Instructions

To view the full position description and to apply, please visit https://jobs.silkroad.com/ConservationLegacy/Careers/jobs/3285. If you have any questions or would like help with your application, please contact Lane Tomassini, Program Coordinator: [email protected] or Kristen Hencke, Program Coordinator: [email protected]

Company Website

https://sccorps.org/