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Weld County Youth Conservation Corps Service Crew Leader

Company: Americorps
Location: Greeley
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Weld County Youth Conservation Corps Service Crew Leader

This is a 1200, 900, or 450 hour term Duties and Responsibilities: --- Invasive species and hazard tree removal as a sawyer and/or a swamper --- Provide guidance and leadership to a crew of 8-10 corps members --- Accurately complete daily logs, time sheets, evaluations, and incident reports --- Participate in all projects and lead by example --- Coordinate logistics with Project Sponsors and WCYCC Supervisor --- Operate county vehicles safely and provide a clean driving record --- Abide by WCYCC policies and procedures --- Maintain a positive attitude and reflect strong service ethic Ability To: --- Serve in unpredictable weather and harsh environmental conditions --- Communicate effectively with fellow corps members, crew leader, and program staff --- Motivate and encourage young adults to serve and persevere in difficult and physically challenging settings --- Service term may require attendance during the evenings and weekends as necessary (Camping for 2+ weeks) Experience: --- One year of experience working with youth in conservation efforts preferred, but not required --- Managed conflict in a group setting --- Leading in a team environment and providing direct oversight --- Experience supervising a diverse youth group Qualifications: --- MUST BE 18-30 YEARS OLD TO APPLY --- High School Diploma or equivalent --- 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: --- Able to lift 25+ lbs. --- Ability to use/handle picks, sledgehammers, rakes, and shovels --- Ability to transverse uneven terrain --- Ability to bend, stoop, stretch, twist, or to squat to perform tasks --- Service term will require strenuous physical engagement, personal motivation, and perseverance Further help on this page can be found by clicking here.

Member Duties : Service term will begin with the Chainsaw Crew serving side-by-side with a crew leader gaining crew management experience. The Service Crew Leader will have the ability to learn how to run a chainsaw and further our initiative for invasive tree species control. By May 1st, Service crew leaders will split their time with the Chainsaw Crew, while beginning to prepare for running their own crew. Starting in June, Crew Leader will guide a group of 16*-30 year old crew members participating in trail building and maintenance, planting and watering, noxious weed control, painting, and community beautification. Term of service will also include leadership development experience, 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 : Education award upon successful completion of service , Training , $2,455 - $3,109/month living stipend .

Terms :

Permits attendance at school during off hours , Permits working at another job during off hours , Uniforms provided and required .

Service Areas :

Community and Economic Development , Environment .

Skills :

First Aid , Teaching/Tutoring , Leadership , Environment , Conflict Resolution , General Skills , Youth Development , Team Work .

Keywords: Americorps, Greeley , Weld County Youth Conservation Corps Service Crew Leader, Other , Greeley, Colorado

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