Youth Conservation Corps Program Manager – Colorado

Southwest Conservation Corps
Salida, CO
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$22.50 - $23.23 per hour DOE
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Title: Youth Program Manager – SCC Los Valles (Salida, CO) Starting Salary Range: (Starting salary $22.50 - $23.23 per hour DOE) Location: Eligible for part-time remote within Los Valles service area (Salida, CO or San Luis Valley, CO). Some travel to and work from Salida office required. Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt Benefit Eligible: Health, Vision, Dental, Long-Term Disability, Retirement, Paid Time Off per Personnel Policies Important Requirement: Full vaccination against COVID-19 by the first day of employment and ability to provide proof of vaccination before starting. Organizational Summary: The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a program of the non-profit service organization, Conservation Legacy, that is built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933 – 1942. SCC provides youth and young adults opportunities to complete conservation projects on public lands. While serving with SCC, members receive training on job skills, conflict resolution, leadership, teamwork, and environmental stewardship. Programs are developed using a step ladder approach to provide a progression of skill development based on a member’s needs. Members receive a weekly living allowance, training, and an AmeriCorps Education Award (for qualifying individuals). Position Summary: The Youth Program Manager (YPM) is responsible for the management, development, overall quality and leading the sustainability of all youth programs and operations out of SCC’s Los Valles Office. The YPM manages the administrative and logistical details of the program, serves as the information/communication hub for other program staff, oversees operational support of youth crews, works with the Los Valles (LV) Director to coordinate staff providing support to crews in the field, and maintains timely and effective communication with project partners. The YPM will also work with SCC’s Corps Director, LV Director, and Western Region Grant Manager to develop additional fee for service, grant and foundational funding to support an expanded youth program and to sustain existing programs. The position is approximately 80% office-based and 20% field based, with field visits that may include overnight stays. Crew Leader Training season, April-May, requires a strong and consistent field presence from the YPM. The YPM must be available for emergency trips to the field. The Youth Program Manager reports to the LV Director.
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Anna Hendricks
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