Crew Leaders/Members, Vermont Conservation Corps

Richmond, Vermont 

Organization: Vermont Conservation Corps

Type of opportunity: Seasonal, full-time, field work

Contact: Stephen Cohen, recruitment@vycc.org, (802) 434-3969

Duties: Crews work 40 hours a week on various projects including:

  • Trail construction
  • Trail maintenance
  • Carpentry, including bridges, kiosks and staircases
  • Mountain bike trail construction
  • Watershed restoration
  • Invasive species removal
  • Universally Accessible mulit-use trail construction and maintenance

Desired qualifications for assistant crew leaders:

  • Minimum age requirement: 20 years old
  • Preferable background in education, parks and recreation management, environmental studies, or related field
  • Leadership experience with diverse groups of young people. Outdoor leadership experience preferred
  • Excellent organization and communication skills
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible in a variety of situations
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work long days in challenging conditions
  • Maturity, optimism and a sense of humor
  • Minimum  First Aid certifications: Standard First Aid/CPR
  • A good driving record and a valid driver’s license held for a minimum of 3 years
  • Willingness to undergo a criminal background check

Start and end dates: May 15 – August 15, 2016

Salary/pay: $275 – $550/week; some positions are eligible for an AmeriCorps Education Award.

Link to more information: Visit the VYCC’s employment page or review the crew leader and corps member job announcements for details on each position.

How to apply: Apply online.

Application deadline: Open until filled

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