Youth Corps Camping Field Leader
As a Field Leader or Assistant Field Leader, you will co-lead a teen-age trail crew in one of our many conservation projects scattered across the Northwest. You will grow, learn and laugh along with your crew; build solid muscles and lasting friendships. All staff participating within Youth Corps Programs are hired on as Assistant field Leads. Evaluations throughout staff trainings will help Supervisors determine who will fit best in what role.
|Spring Session, Eugene, OR||4/2-5/19|
|Summer Session, Eugene,OR||5/28-9/1|
|Summer Session, Washington||6/4-9/1|
|Backcountry Leadership Program, Eugene,OR||5/28-9/1|
Field Leader and Assistant Field Leader
Backcountry Leadership Program Crew leader
Youth Corps Community Field Leader(this is an AmeriCorps Position)
Duration: 10 weeks (summer), Non-Residential (day crew)
Lead teens (ages 15-18) in the following locations: Eugene/Springfield, Woodburn/Salem, Portland, Coos Bay/Reedsport, Hebo, Tacoma.
|Staff Training, Eugene OR||6/4-6/14|
|Session 1 , various locations in OR||6/18-7/20|
|Leadership Retreat (mandatory)||7/21-7/22|
|Session 2 , various locations in OR||7/30-8/31|
Youth Corps Community Field Leader Position Description
Northwest Service Corps Crew Leader
Crew Leaders are responsible for safely completing conservation and maintenance projects to high standards by training, working with, and supervising crews of eight young adult AmeriCorps Members (ages 19 – 24).
|Mt. Hood / Portland area||4/28-10/5|
Seasonal Stewardship Program Crew Leader
The Seasonal Stewardship Program (SSP) is an innovative AmeriCorps program 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. The SSP integrates team-based work projects, education, and on-site vocational training into an experience that prioritizes personal growth, and the development of conservation work skills. Participants will develop technical skills working on a variety of conservation projects while developing the soft skills needed to be successful in the outdoor industry.
Leadership Development Program Crew Leader
The Leadership Development Program (LDP) offers leadership training to aspiring outdoor leaders interested in pursuing employment with conservation corps and outdoor programs. The LDP integrates team-based work projects, education, and on-site vocational training into a curriculum that prioritizes leadership growth, and the development of conservation work skills. Participants will develop hard skills working on conservation and recreation projects while developing the soft skills required to successfully lead groups in the outdoors.