[Cdt-l] Southwest Conservation Crew is Hiring Crew Leaders!

Megan Strauss megan at sccorps.org
Thu Feb 10 17:10:40 CST 2011


SCC Los Valles is currently hiring Trail Crew Leaders!


Positions dates:  April 11 - August 20th,  August 29th - October 26th

Position Type:  Field-based, seasonal, full-time, exempt

Location:  Crews will be based out of Salida, Colorado and some crews will
work on Tunnel Gulch on the CDT

Salary:  $485 - $565 weekly stipend (depending on experience), may be
subject to $25 meal deduction

Benefits:  Food provided while in the field, uniform, paid training.

Southwest Conservation Corps:

The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a local, non-profit,
Americorps-affiliated organization with offices in Tucson, Arizona, Durango,
Colorado, and Salida, Colorado.  SCC hires young adults, ages 16-25, to
complete conservation work projects on public lands through the Southwest.
SCC has a strong environmental education component, and life skills are
learned via formal lessons, on-the-job training, and the process of communal

The majority of SCC's programs are residential programs, with crews camping
in either front or backcountry settings for 9-11 day periods; schedules may
vary by program and region.  SCC serves a diverse population that is
representative of the Southwest, including at-risk youth, college graduates,
and a cross-section of ethnicities and income levels.

Position Overview:

Southwest Conservation Corps' Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the
key to our program's success.  The position is also multi-faceted and
demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards.  Successful candidates
will demonstrate high standards, compassion, excellent judgment, and the
desire to devote themselves (at least seasonally!) to youth and the
environment.  The Crew Leader position requires both supervisory and
technical aptitude, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors.

For more information contact Todd Loubsky at todd at sccorps.org or
719.539.2438 or visit our website at www.sccorps.org

Happy Trails!


Megan Strauss

Recruiting Coordinator

Southwest Conservation Corps - Los Valles Region

719.539.2438 or 719.298.1475

fax:  719.539.2483

701 Rainbow Blvd.

Salida, CO 81201



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