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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 PositionsLocationDateApplication
Youth Crew LeaderFour Corners • Durango, COMay 6 - August 9, 2019Apply Here

Adult Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

Adult Crew Leader PositionsLocationDateApplication
Four Corners • Strike Team Crew Leader (Trails)Durango, COApril 1 – August 16, 2019Apply Here
Los Valles • Adult Crew LeaderSalida, COSpring – November 2019Apply Here
Los Valles • Adult Crew Leader Development ProgramSalida, COSpring – November 2019Apply Here
Four Corners • Adult Crew LeaderDurango, COApril 1 – Late November 2019Apply Here
Four Corners • Adult Crew Leader Development ProgramDurango, COApril 1 - Late November 2019Apply Here

Veterans Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

Veterans Fire Corps Leader PositionsLocationDatesApplication
Los Valles • Veterans Fire Corps Crew LeaderSalida, COApril 1 - November 2019Apply Here
Four Corners • Veterans Fire Corps Crew LeaderDurango, COApril 1 - November 27, 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 TitleLocationLocation and ProgramApplication
Acoma • Fall Crew LeaderAcoma Pueblo, NMAugust 12 - November 29, 2019Apply Here
Navajo • Fall Crew LeaderGallup, NMAugust 12 - December 18, 2019Apply Here
Navajo • Fall Assistant Crew LeaderGallup, NMAugust 12 - December 18, 2019Apply Here