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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.

Youth Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

Youth Crew Leader PositionsLocationDateApplication
Los Valles • Youth Crew LeaderSalida, COMarch 30th - August or November 2020
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Four Corners  • Youth Crew Leader Development Program (AmeriCorps)Durango, COMarch 30th - August or November 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Youth Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 30- August or November 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Youth Crew Leader Development ProgramSalida, COMarch 30- August or November 2020Apply Here!

Adult Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

March 30, 2020 – Mid November, 2020

Adult Crew Leader Positions

LocationDatesApplication
Four Corners • Dolores River Restoration Partnership (DRRP) Strike Team Crew Leader
Durango, COMarch 30, 2020 – November 20, 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 16, 2020 – end of October 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Adult Crew Leader
Salida, COMarch 30, 2020 – Mid-November 2020
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Los Valles • Adult Crew Leader Development Program
Salida, COMarch 30, 2020 – Mid November, 2020
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Four Corners • Adult Crew Leader
Durango, COMarch 30, 2020 – Mid November 2020
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Four Corners • Adult Crew Leader Development Program
Durango, COMarch 30, 2020 – Mid November, 2020 Apply Here!
Four Corners • Strike Team Crew Leader (Trails)Durango, COMarch 30th, 2020 – Mid August or Mid October 2020 Apply Here!
Four Corners • Ecological Monitoring Crew Leader (Colorado)Multiple LocationsMid-April to Mid November, 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Ecological Monitoring Crew Leader (New Mexico)Multiple LocationsTBDComing Soon!

Veterans Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

Veterans Fire Corps Leader PositionsLocationDatesApplication
Los Valles • Veterans Fire Corps Crew Leader
Salida, COMarch 30, 2020 – October 30, 2020
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Los Valles • Veteran's Fire Corps Crew Leader Development ProgramSalida, COMarch 30, 2020 – August 7, 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Veterans Fire Corps Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 9th - November 20th 2020Apply Here!

Leadership Opportunities • Ancestral Lands

Ancestral Lands will soon be 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 TitleLocationDatesApplication
Acoma • Fall Crew Leader
Acoma Pueblo, NM2020 dates coming soonComing Soon!
Navajo • Fall Crew Leader
Gallup, NM2020 dates coming soonComing Soon!
Navajo • Fall Assistant Crew Leader
Gallup, NM2020 dates coming soon
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