Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leader

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Deadline to Apply:

Monday, May 22, 2017, 6:00pm



Kalispell, MT
United States

Job Category:


Volunteer Opportunity

Job Type:



Job Description:

Programmatic Duties:

  • Ability to work long hours in challenging conditions, often with very little direct supervision.
  • Guide, support and assist youth Corpsmembers to insure quality work performance, safety, and crew well being.
  • Communicate and organize work in conjunction with the project partners /technical advisor; assure project completion to the satisfaction of project partners’ expectations. 
  • Ensure safety during all activities and projects; promote a ‘culture of safety and professionalism’.
  • Follow all policies and procedures; assure crew compliance to promote safe, well-functioning crews.
  • Make recommendations for fair and appropriate discipline of Corpsmembers as needed. 
  • Ensure high quality implementation of education, crew roles and all other youth program elements.
  • Design and deliver parent/participant orientation, youth trainings and graduation events.
  • Teach Corpsmembers all relevant technical project and camplife skills necessary to ensure safety and high quality project completion. 
  • Provide technical, logistical and leadership support to crews and individual Corpsmembers.

Administrative Duties:

  • Maintain accurate crew, payroll, personnel, youth participant development, safety and work project records.
  • Complete and submit required daily, weekly and program reports and other paperwork in a timely manner.
  • Maintain accurate inventory and vehicle records.


  • Seasonal availability; June through August.
  • Valid driver’s license, ability to pass a motor vehicle records check.
  • Ability to pass a Criminal Background Check for working with vulnerable populations.
  • US Citizenship or ability to work in the US.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Previous leadership experience, skills and training, preferably in a corps program, or similar setting.
  • Technical skills, including chainsaw usage, trail work and knowledge of a wide range of power and hand tools.
  • Current Advanced First Aid/CPR training (WAFA, WFR).
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Teaching experience, skills or training, preferably with adolescent youth in an outdoor setting.  

How to Apply:

To Apply:

Please submit your application via our online application portal. We are accepting applications for YCC Crew Leaders in our Northern Rockies (Kalispell, MT) region.