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Southwest Conservation Corps

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Leadership Opportunities

Crew Leader

Southwest Conservation Corps’ Crew Leaders perform many roles and are the key to our program’s success. The position is multi-faceted and demanding, but with opportunity for enormous rewards. Successful candidates will demonstrate resourcefulness, effective communication skills, excellent judgement, maturity, initiative, professionalism, and the desire to devote themselves to a crew experience where the needs of others are placed above oneself. The Crew Leader position requires, mentorship, patience, technical aptitude, focus on efficiency, and a high level of comfort in the outdoors. Crew Leaders are ultimately responsible for successes and short-comings of the crew.

AmeriCorps Crew Leader Development Program

Based in Durango, Salida and with the Ancestral Lands program, the Crew Leader Development Program engages members with some previous experience to complete a variety of conservation projects while also receiving training and certifications to help prepare them for leadership roles with SCC or other conservation corps.

We are currently hiring leadership positions for the 2019 field season. Click "Apply here" in the tables below for a complete job description and a link to our application. 

Youth Leadership • Four Corners + Los Valles Regions

Youth Crew Leader PositionsLocationDatesApplication
Youth Crew LeaderLos Valles • Salida, COApril 1st–August or November 2019Apply here!
Youth Crew Leader Development ProgramLos Valles • Salida, COApril 1st–August or November 2019Apply here!
Youth Crew LeaderFour Corners • Durango, COApril 1st–August 9th, 2019Apply here!
Youth Crew Leader Development ProgramFour Corners • Durango, COApril 1st–August 9th, 2019Apply here!

Adult Leadership • Four Corners + Los Valles Regions

Adult Crew Leader PositionsLocationDatesApplication
Adult Crew LeaderLos Valles • Salida, COApril 1st–November 2019Apply here!
Adult Crew Leader Development ProgramLos Valles • Salida, COApril 1st–November 2019Apply here!
Adult Crew LeaderFour Corners • Durango, COApril 1st–Late November, 2019Apply here!
Adult Crew Leader Development ProgramFour Corners • Durango, COApril 1st–Late November, 2019Apply here!

Veterans Leadership • Four Corners + Los Valles Regions

Veterans Fire Corps Leader PositionsLocationDatesApplication
Veterans Fire Corps Crew LeaderLos Valles • Salida, COApril 1st–November 2019Apply here!
Veterans Fire Corps Crew LeaderFour Corners • Durango, COApril 1st–Late November, 2019Apply here!

Leadership Opportunities • Ancestral Lands

Ancestral Lands is currently hiring qualified applicants for Crew Leader, Assistant Crew Leader and the Crew Leader Development Program! Click the 'Apply Here' links for complete Position Descriptions.

Position TitleDateLocation and ProgramApplication
Barrio Youth Corps Crew LeaderStart Date: April 9th, 2018Albuquerque, NMApply Here
Barrio Youth Corps Assistant Crew Leader • Crew Leader Development ProgramStart Date: April 9th, 2018Albuquerque, NMApply Here
Crew LeaderSpring 2018Kykotsmovi, AZ • HopiApply Here
Crew Leader Development Program Assistant Crew LeaderSpring 2018Acoma Pueblo, NM • AcomaApply Here
Crew Leader Development Program Crew LeaderSpring 2018Acoma Pueblo, NM • AcomaApply Here