The Program Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are: recruiting, hiring, training, supervising,
and mentoring seasonal field staff including Crew Leaders, and Assistant Crew Leaders;
supporting and maintaining partnerships through partner coordination, project development, and
reporting; overseeing and maintaining consistent quality control, risk management, and program
integrity. Both office and field work are required in this position and the ability to work a flexible
schedule is critical.
Essential Responsibilities and Functions:
• Work in collaboration with the Program staff to recruit, hire, train, mentor, evaluate,
supervise, and support Field Staff.
• Work with other staff on pressing projects when appropriate, including recruitment
efforts and shop tasks.
• Coordinate and schedule crew activities and projects with a diverse array of land
• Determine and develop project expectations and specifications, working with project
partners. Communicate work plans to Crew Leaders, ensuring that they are prepared
and knowledgeable of projects prior to implementation.
• Actively engage in quality control and risk management through all phases of project
planning, implementation, and evaluation.
• Maintain a staff presence in the field, including frequent overnight stays.
• Collect data from crews on an on-going basis. Maintain and organize multiple
information systems and databases.
• Produce high quality reports for project and community partners.
• Communicate with and assist the Logistics staff to ensure the shop, fleet, equipment,
and other practical crew needs are met.
• Assist Program staff with a wide variety of in-house trainings such as trainings on
leadership, chainsaw operations, trail work, driving, Wilderness First Aid, and Leave No
Trace, as well as a weeklong orientation for incoming Corps members. The Program
Coordinator may also be involved with other on-the-job trainings such as advanced
felling, fence construction and maintenance, rigging, and historic preservation.
• Participate in program promotional activities.
• Establish and maintain local recruitment contacts, schedule outreach events, and assist
the Recruitment Team with interviews as appropriate.
• Serve as a responder to AZCC field emergencies, including being “on-call” for afterhours support.
• Assist with other general duties as needed or assigned by supervisor.
• Successfully engages, leads and supports an inclusive work environment for those of
underrepresented populations within the organization and the communities we serve.
• Leads and/or participates in organizational-wide teams, projects and initiatives that
support the work of the Strategic Plans goals.
• Reports any potential harassment or grievances within the organization as identified in
the Personnel Policy Manual.
• Exhibits the ability to effectively work on diverse teams or with a variety of populations,
including those underrepresented at our organization and those of BIPOC communities.
• Experience with influencing diverse groups of employees to achieve common goals.
• Flexibility, adaptability and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment.
• The ability to carry out assigned work independently or with minimal supervision.
• The ability to communicate effectively, manage complexity cultivate innovation, drive and
influence results of oneself and others.
• Ability to work well with others and to seek assistance when needed to carry out
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs and applications, or similar platforms.
• Ability to keep others, in remote locations, accountable to expectations.
• Valid Driver’s License and Insurable Driving Record
• Must be able to pass the organization’s criminal history check requirements.
• Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide
proof of vaccination before starting
• Experience working for a Conservation Corps or AmeriCorps program.
• Two years minimum applied Field experience in conservation or land management field
• Demonstrated ability to mentor young adults working in remote outdoors settings
performing arduous physical labor.
• Technical competence and experience in dry stone masonry, full bench trail
construction, chainsaw operations for riparian restoration and fuel reduction.
• Proficiency with office equipment and software including Microsoft Office and database
management; ability to manage data in an organized, consistent, and timely manner.
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of staff, partners,