Youth Outdoors Assistant Program Manager-Minnesota

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
Saint Paul, MN
Job Category
Full time Positions
Last Date to Apply
The Youth Outdoors Assistant Program Manager works with the Program Manager in order to implement all aspects of the Youth Outdoors Program. Responsibilities include program planning, work project management, external relations, corpsmember support, overseeing day-to-day program functions and supervising and delegating responsibility for various duties to the Field Specialists and Crew Leaders. Time is split between managing afterschool youth programming, AmeriCorps member development and outdoor conservation projects. The Youth Outdoors Program is an AmeriCorps program that focuses on youth and young adult development by engaging AmeriCorps members and high-school age youth in environmental service-learning that benefits the community. The program operates primarily in the Twin Cities metro, but with programming and travel occurring around the state. AmeriCorps members serve as leaders for youth, in addition to completing restoration projects and community outreach. POSITION DETAILS: -- Located in Saint Paul, MN -- Regular, full-time (40 hours/week), exempt, salaried position -- 40-hour work week; evening and weekend work required -- Health & dental insurance, paid time off and a 401(k) Safe Harbor retirement saving plan
QUALIFICATIONS: -- Supervisory experience, preferably with the youth and young adult age groups and experience in youth or young adult workforce development -- Thorough knowledge of human relations skills to assist with the management of 20+ corpsmembers and 120+ youth -- Must be able to effectively interact with people from diverse cultural, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds -- Substantial amount of problem solving and the ability to respond competently to a variety of unforeseeable situations -- Initiative and ability to act independently with minimal supervision -- Ability to multi-task and be flexible with responsibilities -- Ability to effectively delegate to corpsmembers, supervise and organize operations -- Leadership skills, characterized by the ability to gain respect, supervise, mentor, delegate authority and positively influence others -- Working knowledge of a variety of disciplines such as trail construction, storm water best management practices, habitat improvement, prairie/forest restoration techniques, power tool use, hand tool use and tree felling -- Excellent written and verbal communication skills -- Valid driver’s license and good driving record (no major moving violations or DUI’s in the past five years). -- Current First Aid/CPR certificate or better -- Multi-lingual preferred -- Familiarity with AmeriCorps or other federal service programs preferred -- Four-year degree in related field preferred DEADLINE: December 8, 2017 TO APPLY, send resume and cover letter to QUESTIONS? Contact Kellie Lager, Recruitment Manager or 651-209-9900 x31
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