Jobs Posted on the Whova Community Board of A New Era - The Corps Network 2021 National Conference
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Operation Fresh Start The Conservation Crew Supervisor leads and trains a crew of eight to 13 young people in the completion of conservation projects for the City of Madison Parks, Dane County Parks and other land stewardship agencies. Conservation Crew Supervisors work as a team with other direct service staff, including class room teachers, placement staff and participant services staff to provide a comprehensive job skill, educational, and personal development program to at-risk youth, ages 16-24.
Please see the link below for the full position description.
On Call Crew Leader
Heart of Oregon We are seeking on-call Crew Leader/s with flexible schedules to provide intermittent coverage to relieve full-time Crew Leaders and so we can respond to variation in project demands. This position supervises and works alongside a youth work crew of 5-8 crew members at outdoor project sites. For a full description, follow the link to our website.
Thrift Store Program Manager
Heart of Oregon Heart of Oregon Corps is hiring a qualified Thrift Store Program Manager with professionalism, talent, and motivation to empower positive change in the lives of young people. We’re looking for a dedicated and resourceful person with a passion for managing a retail thrift store business and teaching work readiness skills to diverse students who experience disabilities. Applicants with Bilingual (Spanish or Warm Springs Confederated Tribes Language) and/or Bi-cultural (Latinx or Warm Springs Indigenous) skills are strongly preferred. For a full description, follow the link to our website.
Heart of Oregon Heart of Oregon Corps is hiring for a qualified Program Assistant with motivation, professionalism, talent, and passion for empowering and inspiring positive change in the lives of young people. Primary duties include administrative support, data management, logistics support, assisting the Program Director and Heart of Oregon Corps staff with youth recruitment, training and mentoring. Our preferred candidates will utilize bi-cultural (Latinx or Warm Springs Indigenous) and/or bi-lingual (Spanish or Warm Springs Language) skills to support all youth in accessing and thriving in the program. The position has a reliable, consistent schedule, great benefits and paid vacation, and helps change lives! For a full job description, follow the link to our website.
Construction & Safety Manager
Heart of Oregon The primary duties of the Construction and Safety Manager position includes providing hands-on job skills training, construction project management to ensure trainee and project success. This position supervises two Construction Crew Trainers and an AmeriCorps Assistant Construction Skills Trainer who run crews of 6-8 trainees at a worksite, balancing operating a safe job site, teaching young people with no prior construction experience technical construction skills, finishing the project on schedule, and mentoring the trainees to develop good work habits and persist through personal challenges towards their long term goals. They will serve as the Responsible Managing Individual for HOC’s CCB License and the lead certified instructor for the NCCER student certification process. This positions will support HOC-wide safety, facilities, and fleet maintenance and oversight. For a full job description, visit our website!
Houston Operations & Development Director
American YouthWorks/Texas Conservation Corps The Houston Operating Site Director is responsible for and expected to develop and maintain program culture, and manage the programmatic operation in alignment with the organization’s Strategic Plan. The Operating Site Director will also develop and maintain conservation and community partnerships, oversee AmeriCorps grant compliance and support administrative needs for field operations to implement high-quality, safe, and effective operational programming.
Conservation Program Manager
Rocky Mountain Youth Corps Seeking program manager for our Upper Rio Grande office in Taos, New Mexico.
Water Rights Resource Assistant Intern
MobilizeGreen Paid Resource Assistant internship position with the U.S. Forest Service. Successful completion will result in FS Direct Hire Authority.
Healthy Parks Healthy People Internship
MobilizeGreen Paid 1-year internship with the National Park Service at the Gateway Arch National Park.
Sand to Snow National Monument Internship
MobilizeGreen Paid summer internship with the U.S. Forest Service. Local candidates preferred.
Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leader
MobilizeGreen Paid YCC Crew Leader for the Patuxent Research Refuge of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, summer 2021.
Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leader
MobilizeGreen Paid YCC Crew Leader for the John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, summer 2021.
Stewards Individual Placement West Corps Director
Conservation Legacy The Corps Director is responsible for developing and maintaining national partnerships within their service communities and surrounding geographic area. This includes identifying, developing, and maintaining relationships with project partners. This position especially collaborates with Executive Directors, National Director of Development, and Chief Executive Officer to develop and maintain regional and national partnerships. Under their leadership, they will operate a team of program staff members at various levels to be high-functioning, effective and lead the corps industry in day to day and strategic decisions, innovation, and programmatic outcomes
Senior Partnerships Manager
EarthCorps The Senior Partnerships Manager is a full-time, senior-level position reporting to the Executive Director. This role will focus on building strategic partnerships with environmental groups, municipalities, schools, and youth serving non-profits, particularly those that are BIPOC-led or focused on serving communities of color. This individual will work collaboratively with key staff to fund partnership efforts through both fee-for-service and philanthropic funding, developing a funding pipeline that supports our work with partners. Examples of partnerships we have previously developed include sending a crew of young adult EarthCorps members to help with creosote debris removal in support of the Samish Indian Nation and providing support for an internship with the Black Farmers Collective. It is our goal to expand and deepen these types of efforts. This role requires strategic thinking, an entrepreneurial spirit and strong collaboration skills.
Field Leaders - various locations
Student Conservation Association Help lead the way to a sustainable future by leading young people in a conservation service project. You won’t just supervise but will mentor, motivate, and inspire. Along the way, you’ll gain experience and expertise in areas as diverse as trail building, habitat restoration, ﬁre management, and visitor outreach.
Ages 21+. Short- and long-term paid positions leading youth or young adults in SCA conservation crews and projects.
Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program
American Conservation Experience The Cultural Resources Diversity Internship Program (CRDIP) is a professional development 11-week internship that introduces undergraduate and graduate students, from backgrounds historically underrepresented in the National Parks, to career opportunities within Cultural Resource Management in the NPS. Specific internships range from working with archives/collections, assisting in archaeological excavations, and developing historical educational materials for the public.
(RCC) Roving Conservation Corps - Trail Crew Member
Appalachian Mountain Club Crew Members of the this 5-person trail crew will be working on a variety of projects including building new trail and rehabilitating existing trail projects across the northeast. Crew members will be placed at a primary work location and will have the potential opportunity to move to another project during the field season. Some Crew members may need to end their season in late August, while others may have the ability to continue working with the crew through the fall.
Housing is provided for days-on and days-off. All Food, tools and group camping equipment are also provided.
Green City Force The Farm Operations Manager is expected to support and manage farm operations across all 5 Green City Force Eco-Hub farm sites (Brownsville, Canarsie, East Harlem, Morrisania, and Staten Island) located at New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) developments. The Farm Operations Manager will work closely with young adults and the program staff of Green City Force to ensure the ongoing operations and maintenance of each site. The Farm Operation Manager will report directly to the Director of Service. See link for full description and application instructions.
Solar Installer - Trainee
SunStall Overall Job Description - TEAM member who supports the QUALITY installation of Solar Photovoltaic arrays in a SAFE, POSITIVE and EFFICIENT manner. May be designated as an installer upon satisfactory demonstration of majority of activities, traits, and qualifications. Main Tasks and Responsibilities: ➢ Assemble and install solar PV racking, attach modules ➢ Assist with staking, pile driving and logistics. ➢ Assist with staging materials and tools. and all necessary equipment according to technical specifications in a safe, efficient and quality manner ➢ Assist with general ground support. ➢ Assist with general site preparation and clean up. ➢ Operate hand tools - impact wrenches, band saw, grinders, etc. ➢ Participate in regular safety trainings ➢ Ensure equipment is safely and securely stored ➢ Participate in routine tool and equipment maintenance ➢ Practice workplace safety to minimize the risk of injury, property damage or loss of life ➢ Follows and applies company quality control standards. ➢ Other tasks as directed by Lead Installer, Foreman, or SiteSupervisor ➢ Reports to Lead Installer, Foreman and/or Site Supervisor
SunStall TEAM member who contributes to the QUALITY installation of Solar Photovoltaic arrays by handling, controlling and distributing materials, tools, and equipment in a SAFE, POSITIVE and EFFICIENT manner. Main Tasks and Responsibilities: ■ Ship, receive, and distribute supplies, materials, tools and equipment as directed. ■ Ensure safe and secure storage of supplies, materials, tools and equipment. ■ Maintain inventory control and records of supplies, materials, tools and equipment. ❖ Material shipping and receiving: ■ Receive and unload freight. ■ Check for damaged goods and document any problems. ■ Verify quantity and quality of order. ■ Verify items received with purchase order and document any discrepancies. ■ Stock shelves and rotate inventory. ■ Wrap, package, and ship supplies. ■ May receive, store, and ship flammable, explosive or caustic and hazardous material. ■ Prepare damage claims for supervisor's review and signature ❖ Tool and Material Inventory, Maintenance & Clerical ❖ Material Distribution ❖ Other General Project Support activities
SunStall TEAM member who works closely with client safety personnel, the Site Supervisor, and other Sunstall field leadership to ensure a SAFE, quality installation of solar photovoltaic arrays. Main Tasks and Responsibilities: ❖Provide site safety leadership, ensure facility compliance with OSHA requirements and corporate safety standards. Implement safety directives, improve safety performance, and ensure project site safety policies and procedures are aligned with governmental regulations. ■ Identify best practices and lead continuous improvement initiatives to reduce work process risks, raise safety awareness, and improve safe work practices. ■ Facilitate a work environment that supports a safety and health oriented culture. ■ Conduct or coordinate training in areas such as safety laws and regulations, hazardous condition monitoring, and use of safety equipment. ■ Perform safety hazard audits and inspect facilities, machinery, and safety equipment to identify and correct potential hazards, and to ensure safety regulation compliance. ■ Investigate industrial accidents, near-miss incidents, and occupational injuries to determine causes, identify preventive measures, and manage return-to-work activities. ■ Provide technical advice, coaching, guidance, and mentoring to employees on safety initiatives and necessary changes. ■ Identify areas for improvement to on site safety program and develop recommendations for management review. ■ Maintain site safety inventory including supplies and equipment. ■ Work within company policy as outlined in the Sunstall Employee Handbook, Sunstall Safety First Manual, and OSHA Safety rules. ■ Conduct Initial Site Hazard Assessment & Corrections. ■ Conduct Initial Site Safety Orientation training. ■ Conduct Daily Hazard Analysis and JHA training. ■ Implement and oversee on site PPE program. ■ Serve as on site First Aid Competent Person. ■ Install and maintain on site safety signage & postings.
Forest Stewards Youth Corps Field Coordinator
The Forest Stewards Guild The Forest Stewards Youth Corps (FSYC) Field Coordinator will help administer the FSYC program with a combination of field, logistics, and administrative support. FSYC is a program of the Forest Stewards Guild that provides employment and job training for youth in rural communities around New Mexico. FSYC has summer and fall programs with crews based out of U.S. Forest Service Ranger Stations and Jemez Pueblo. The Field Coordinator will split their time between field visits with FSYC crews around the state and in an office setting.
The Field to office ratio is approximately 75% field and 25% office. The successful candidate will have experience in outdoor education and/or leadership. The fall FSYC program emphasizes wildland fire fighter training and implementing prescribed burns. The successful candidate will either have NWCG qualifications as a FFT2 or the ability to become qualified (training provided).
To view the complete position description and to apply please go to https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/ForestStewardsGuild/743999738106554-forest-stewards-youth-corps-field-coordinator
Southwest Region Project Coordinator
The Forest Stewards Guild The Forest Stewards Guild is hiring a full-time position in the Southwest! The Southwest Region Coordinator will, 1) add capacity to the Southwest team by assisting Project Managers with existing programmatic efforts and forest restoration projects; 2) help grow the program in the Southwest region by contributing to proposal writing and project development; and 3) independently coordinate select projects across the Southwest landscape in New Mexico and beyond.
Candidates should be deeply rooted in southwestern ecology and communities, have education and/or experience in field forestry and conservation, and bring strong organizational and communication skills.
The successful candidate will have a degree in forestry, ecology, natural resource management, or related field with professional experience. This individual will have excellent organizational, communication, and written skills, possess the ability to work alone, outdoors, and in remote locations, and demonstrate a passion for advancing ecological forestry in the Southwest. The Guild has a strong base in the Southwest, and the ideal candidate will possess the drive to sustain and strengthen the Guild’s regional presence and impact. Previous experience in field forestry and wildland fire in the region, coupled with project management experience, is highly desirable. The successful candidate will have a passion for developing prescribed fire and promoting forest health, and a clear commitment to working with diverse populations in an inclusive environment.
To view the complete position description adn to apply please go to https://jobs.smartrecruiters.com/ForestStewardsGuild/743999734826972-southwest-region-project-coordinator
Conservation Corps Program Director
American YouthWorks The Conservation Corps Director is responsible for the overall program development and quality components related to education, leadership and technical skills development, counseling, workforce training, and other wrap-around-services needed to deliver a high quality, intentionally inclusive and racially equitable, multi-state conservation corps program. The Director will also develop and maintain overall program strategic planning documents, goals, protocols and processes, budgets, grants, and contracts. They will also work closely with the CEO on community and partner cultivation, and as a member of the Executive Team, they will collaborate and contribute to the direction and overall goals of the agency. The Director will work with staff and program participants to maintain a culture of collaboration and teamwork, safety and risk management, quality projects and programming, continuous improvement, and sustainability.
Forestry Crew Lead -
The Great Basin Institute Plumas National Forest: Crews working with the Feather River Ranger District (FRRD) will receive relevant forestry skills as they assist Forest Service staff with vital salvage logging operations resulting from the devastating 2020 fire season; approximately 60% of the forest burned! Work (consisting of site prep, boundary ID, marking and cruising; additional tasks as opportunities present) will include revisit work and new project layout in partially and heavily burned areas. Work will focus in the west and central parts of the FRRD based out of Orville, CA and a short drive from the city of Chico. Crews working with the Beckwourth and Mt. Hough Ranger Districts will work in the eastern half of the forest, predominantly on the Walker Reforestation project. Duties will include layout/painting/flagging of boundaries as well as common stand exams and other prep for outyear projects.
Tahoe National Forest: Crews working on the Truckee Ranger District will be assisting Forest Service staff with site prep, layout, marking, cruising and other forestry related tasks on the Five Creeks project, ~ 5,000 acre project located west of HWY 89 between Olympic Valley and Donner Lake.
Timber Stand Improvement Crew Lead
The Great Basin Institute rojects to improve the condition of targeted areas on USFS lands will be done by contractors; GBI Timber Stand Improvement (Contract Inspection) crews conduct compliance checks while contractors are on site. Inspection criteria for planting include assessment of: spacing between trees, site selection and preparation, stem position, planting depth, seedling firmness, species mixture, and root configuration and condition. Inspection criteria for herbicide application include foliar inspections and checks of herbicide spray rates, as well as monitoring other factors such as wind speed and precipitation. Additional duties include site preparation (debris removal and flagging), some felling of small-diameter trees and brush trimming (involves chainsaw use), and some pesticide application. Training will be provided in chainsaw operation, pesticide application, and other project-specific techniques.
The Great Basin Institute We seek a Logistics Coordinator to collaborate with GBI staff while overseeing equipment, fleet, and other needs associated with running field operations. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining organizational inventory of tools and equipment used by employees of the Great Basin Institute that flows down to individual programmatic inventories, collaborating with programs to understand needs, assessing gaps, and working collaboratively to address gaps. These responsibilities require strong skills in organization, communication, and problem solving. This position requires a pro-active, independent, creative, and thoughtful mindset; an ability to problem solve and ‘make things happen’ is essential for success and happiness. This position is crucial to the success of our field crews and GBI’s mission.
Program Manager - National Visitor Use Monitoring Surveys
The Great Basin Institute We seek a Project Manager to collaborate with USFS and NCC staff and AmeriCorps Crews to conduct NVUM surveys in some of Nevada's most beautiful locales. Responsibilities of the Project Manager require strong skills in organization, communication, and problem solving. This position requires a pro-active, independent, creative, and thoughtful mindset; an ability to problem solve and ‘make things happen’ is essential for success and happiness. This position is crucial to the success of our field crews and NCC’s mission.
Community Engagement Coordinator
Rock Creek Conservancy Position Overview: The Community Engagement Coordinator will advance the Conservancy’s mission and strategic goals, with an emphasis on forest restoration and through implementation of people-powered restoration programs.
Oasis Restoration Program ● Conduct field visits and coordinate ongoing oasis restoration projects ● Maintain knowledge of project permitting requirements ● Manage inventory and order supplies including plant material, soil and mulch, tools, and additional materials as needed ● Engage community members in people-powered restoration to advance site needs and goals through Weed Warriors, volunteer events
Recreate Responsibly Program ● Coordinate communication efforts to promote healthy park visitor behaviors, including design and implementation of signs, volunteer training, informational materials, web content, blog posts, and social media ● Support program implementation including partner engagement and evaluation efforts
Stewardship Program ● Support all people-powered restoration programs, including Rock Creek Conservation Corps ● Manage Volunteer & Stewardship VISTA ● Other administrative, fundraising, and organizational support as needed ● Other duties as assigned
Historic Preservation Project Supervisor
HistoriCorps If you are a historic preservation construction professional passionate about sharing your skills and knowledge while saving historic structures in some of the most beautiful places in America, HistoriCorps may be the opportunity for you. The Project Supervisor is our boots-on-the-ground professional who directs the day-to-day work of each project, provides preservation education, trains our volunteer workforce, and works closely with the HistoriCorps Project Manager to communicate project progress and needs.
Want a break from the mundane, the familiar, the day-to-day work? Want to get away from the hustle and bustle of modern life and wake up in the morning to an elk herd on the horizon, or bald eagles soaring above? Want to re-invigorate your passion for historic preservation, meet people of like mind, and introduce volunteers to the gratifying work we do? Do you want to do all this in places most people spend a lifetime dreaming about? HistoriCorps will take you there.
Program Description HistoriCorps’ mission is to save and sustain historic places for public benefit through partnerships that foster public involvement, engage volunteers, and provide training and education. Specifically, HistoriCorps:
Saves historic buildings Teaches volunteers and students traditional building skills Encourages volunteerism on public lands
This season’s projects will restore/rehabilitate historic buildings that were originally used as ranches, homes, ranger stations, fire lookouts, and more. The buildings are all remote and located on America’s spectacular public lands. Our partners include the Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, USDA Forest Service, state parks, and other public agencies. While most sites are accessible by high clearance vehicles, some require a hike.
Historic Preservation Crew Leader
HistoriCorps HistoriCorps is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization whose mission is to save and sustain historic places for public benefit through partnerships that foster community involvement, volunteer, student and youth engagement, and education and training. What HistoriCorps Does
Saves historic buildings Teaches volunteers traditional building skills Provides a unique all-inclusive volunteer experience on public lands for people of all ages and from all walks of life
We are looking for a few good cooks who love old buildings and camping in the wilderness, or young historic preservationists who love cooking and want a full immersion hands-on work experience! If you love cooking for others and want to work on historic buildings, or you are studying or working toward a career in historic preservation, and you love to cook, come spend a season with HistoriCorps.
Urban Archeology Corps - Petersburg/Richmond, VA
HistoriCorps Urban Archeology Corps (UAC) recruit young people age 15-26 to learn about urban national parks through conducting archaeological tasks. UAC sites have diverse histories and unique and special resources. Local, diverse youth are the primary participants in UAC programs. According to the NPS, UAC team projects “may include historical research, interpretation, excavation, and public outreach. Participants help build bridges between parks and communities.” Through participating in an UAC experience, young people use archaeology as a vehicle to explore civic engagement, become stewards of national parks, and are exposed to career opportunities with the National Park Service. Read an inspiring story about one UAC group’s work in Richmond here.