Weld County Youth Conservation Corps Service Crew Member
Duties and Responsibilities: Participate in a crew based model
on a daily basis, efficiently completing various conservation and
community service projects. Promote a strong service ethic while
encouraging the development of teambuilding, self-worth, conflict
resolution, effective communication, goal setting, decision making,
and the building of community. Participate in all projects and lead
by example. Communicate effectively with fellow corps members, crew
leader, and program staff. Demonstrate sound judgment/risk
management skills. Abide by WCYCC policies and procedures. Maintain
a positive attitude and reflect strong service ethic. Knowledge Of:
Basic knowledge of conservation techniques, construction,
landscaping, and tool maintenance preferred, but not required.
Excellent teambuilding skills. Ability To: Able to serve in
unpredictable and undesirable weather conditions. Problem solve in
a variety of settings. Demonstrate sound judgment/risk management
skills. Participate in all projects and lead by example.
Qualifications: MUST BE 17-25 YEARS OLD TO APPLY. U.S. citizen or
lawful permanent resident. Must be able to pass background check
and possess a valid state driver's license or identification card.
Have reliable transportation to and from service base. Physical
Requirements: Ability to use/handle picks, sledge hammers, rakes,
and shovels. Ability to transverse uneven terrain. Ability to bend,
stoop, stretch, twist, or to squat to perform tasks. Further help
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Member Duties : Service crew members will serve side-by-side
with their fellow crew members led by a crew leader. Primary
service duties will include a variety of community service based
projects throughout Weld County. Term of service will also include
entry level experience for crew members, technical training, and
development of personal and professional skills.
Personal/professional development provides training certificates,
career exploration, experience in a team-based environment,
effective communication, and basic service ethic development.
Program Benefits : $1,200/month living stipend , Training ,
Education award upon successful completion of service .
Uniforms provided and required , Permits attendance at school
during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours
Service Areas :
Environment , Community and Economic Development .
Team Work .