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Community Crew Coordinator

Company: Student Conservation Association
Location: Arlington
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Community Crew Coordinator Expected Dates May 31, 2021 to August 29, 2021 Site Klawock Cooperative Association Position ID PO-00731622 SCA is seeking a Community Crew Coordinator who will work with Klawock Cooperative Association and the Prince of Wales Ranger District on Prince of Wales Island in Southeast Alaska. This position will entail working with local youth on trail and other service projects. On some trips, you will be asked to lead overnight camping/service trips. The expectation is that during normal work weeks local participants will return home to their own housing at night. Klawock Cooperative Association is a Tribe on Prince of Wales Island (POW), an island in the Southeast Alaska Archipelago. POW is the fourth-largest island in the United States and the total population is less than 6,000 people. Mountain peaks, waterways, and shorelines abound. To get to POW, you must take a ferry or small plane. Job Duties Include: + + Coordinator of 2-4 youth/young adult participants e nsuring rules and regulations are followed, and maintaining safety standards and enforcing the use of personal protective equipment. + The coordinator will help plan projects and lead participants in the implementation of on-the-ground work, aligned with KCA and Forest Service staff direction. + This position will coordinate the Alaskan Youth Stewards POW program for ten weeks with two week of orientation/training before the scheduled YCC/TRAYLS program and one week after the program to document accomplishments in a final report. The work week will be 5 days, 8 hrs per day, and will include evening and weekend work. Conditions require working outside in wet, cool, rainy weather and long periods of standing each day. Preferred Qualifications + Experience working with youth/young adults + Experience working outdoors + Leadership skills + Communication skills + Interest in collaborative work with multiple partner + Interest/experience in rural Alaska Compensation amounts: + $1,500 - RT travel allowance (depending on location) + $725 - weekly living allowance + $1,000 - duty related travel (for work related trips from Ketchikan to POW and back)All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxesPlease include a resume and cover letter attachments with your SCA applicationPossibility of 4 additional weeks of work with USFS personnel on Prince of Wales Island + Location Description POW is the fourth-largest island in the United States and the total population is less than 6,000 people. Mountain peaks, waterways, and shorelines abound. To get to POW, you must take a ferry or small plane + Training Provided Potential opportunity to gain work-skills trainings alongside other SCAs and USFS personnel in Ketchikan + Educational/Recreational Opportunities Boating, backpacking, camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, mountain biking, kayaking, and more + Handicap Accessible? No Main Area of Focus Backcountry/Trail work Education, Training & Skills Expected Education degree minor or extensive experience Earth Sciences some coursework or experience Ecology & Restoration some coursework or experience Recreation Management some coursework or experience Resource Management some coursework or experience Backpacking competent without supervision Hand Tools competent without supervision Leadership Experience competent without supervision Trail Maintenance competent without supervision Working with Children competent without supervision Further Details AmeriCorps Eligible Not Eligible Driving Logistics Valid Drivers License Needed Housing or Stipend Provided? Yes Certification Requirements CPR/First Aid Indoor/Outdoor Outdoor US Citizenship Required

Keywords: Student Conservation Association, Arlington , Community Crew Coordinator, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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