Crew Leader – Wyoming Conservation Corps

Laramie, WY

Organization: Crew Leader/ Veteran Crew Leader

Duties: The Crew Leader role is an AmeriCorps position. Leaders will co-lead a crew of 6 members on ten-day, labor-intensive conservation projects around the state of Wyoming, living and working outdoors. Leaders will report to and take direction from the Program Coordinators. Activities will include, but are not limited to, project coordination with land management agency sponsors, camping, cooking, recreation, environmental education, and group learning programs. Leaders will also participate in WCC member recruitment, equipment purchasing and maintenance, and program evaluation.

Crew Leaders are responsible for documentation of crew activities and for the physical and emotional well-being of the crew. Crew Leaders are required to fulfill an hourly commitment each week and one weekend per month during the spring semester. This will include the upper-division WCC Leadership for Natural Resource Management class in which leaders will be enrolled through the Environment and Natural Resources program. Crew Leaders will participate in some volunteer recruitment activities as well as a variety of other trainings. Schedule for completion of hours will be flexible. Crew Leaders will participate in some volunteer recruitment activities as well as a variety of other trainings.

Desired qualifications:

-Prior outdoor living experience
-Prior leadership experience preferred
-Effective communication skills
-Ability to work hard while living outdoors
-High School Diploma / GED
-US Citizen / Eligible for AmeriCorps Education Award

Start and end dates:  January 2nd – August 15th

Salary/pay: Living Stipend- $7,200 Ed award- $2,960

Link to more information:

Visit http://www.uwyo.edu/reslife-dining/wcc/get-involved/index.html

 

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