Youth Corps Community (YCC) Team Leaders co-lead, manage, and supervise conservation crews of nine youth, ages 15-19, over the course of the summer. The summer employment season is broken down into two five-week sessions so leaders will oversee two separate groups over their term of employment. While on session, Team Leaders will be responsible for completing a variety of hands-on, conservation-oriented projects on public and private lands, and facilitating daily lessons using our accredited outdoor education curriculum. Team leaders are well-balanced individuals who work hard and embody compassion, patience, and an inspirational attitude.
This seasonal position not only allows crew leaders to deliver an impactful educational experience to young people in their communities, but can also provide an entry-point into the fields of natural resource management, youth development, and outdoor education.
Leaders receive a living allowance of $4,500 prorated through their term of service, along with earning a $2,200 AmeriCorps Education Award upon the successful completion of the program. $2/day bonus is available for those with WFR/EMT/WEMT certification
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