Conservation Crew Member – Young Adult Camping Crew (Boise, Idaho)

Agency
Idaho Conservation Corps
Location
Boise, Idaho
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
$440 a week
Start Date
03/15/2023
Last Date to Apply
03/15/2023
Website
https://nwyouthcorps.workbrightats.com/pages/opportunitiesbycategory/
Description
POSITION: AmeriCorps Crew Member - Young Adult Camping Crew (Boise, Idaho) ICC's young adult programs are innovative AmeriCorps service programs designed to provide hands-on training and experience to those interested in pursuing employment with conservation corps, land and water resource management agencies, and other outdoor careers. Our program integrates team-based work projects, education, and on-site vocational training into an experience that prioritizes personal development and conservation work skills. MEMBER RECEIVES: $4,235 stipend along with a $1,718.25 AmeriCorps Education Award upon the successful completion of the program. Allowance amounts are subject to increase for 2023 crews. DATES: Spring: March 15, 2023 - May 26, 2023 (10 weeks) Summer: June 7, 2023 - August 18, 2023 (10 weeks) Fall: August 30, 2023 - November 3, 2023 (9 weeks) BENEFITS OVERVIEW: Training/Professional Development: Participants are provided a comprehensive training during their term of service. Training will not exceed 20% of total member service hours. Depending on your crew's projects, training MAY cover the following topics: USDA Chainsaw/Crosscut operation and maintenance NYC Leadership Philosophy Basic Trail maintenance and Construction Crew Management and Motivation Conservation Education Risk Management and Safety Procedures Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Driver Training Tool Use and Maintenance First Aid Anaphylaxis training HOURS: Though schedules can very, most crews will conduct project work Monday through Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, crews will stay together to conduct resupply, shower, do laundry, and participate in recreational activities (e.g., hike). Members must complete a minimum of 450 hours of service including: work, training, education, travel time, and a 30 minute lunch and at least two breaks a day.
Qualifications
Desire to learn and grow 19+ years old High School Diploma or GED Ability to lift 50 lbs., hike several miles, and be on foot for 8-10 hours per day Positive mental attitude, flexibility and commitment to success Excellent judgment Ability to listen, give and take feedback Desire to go the extra mile to make a positive impact on oneself, others and the environment Ability to pass a criminal history background check
Contact Person
Taylor Mailly
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