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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, COMar 30 - Aug or Nov 2020
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Four Corners  • Youth Crew Leader Development Program (AmeriCorps)Durango, COMar 30 - Aug or Nov 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Youth Crew LeaderDurango, COMar 30 - Aug or Nov 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Youth Crew Leader Development ProgramSalida, COMar 30 - Aug or Nov 2020Apply Here!

Adult Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

Adult Crew Leader Positions

LocationDatesApplication
Four Corners • Multi-Watershed Monitoring Crew LeaderDurango, COMar 16 – late Oct 2020Apply Here!
Los Valles • Adult Crew Leader
Salida, COMar 30 – mid Nov 2020
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Los Valles • Adult Crew Leader Development Program
Salida, COMar 30 – mid Nov 2020
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Four Corners • Adult Crew Leader
Durango, COMar 30 – Mid Nov 2020
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Four Corners • Adult Crew Leader Development Program
Durango, COMar 30 – mid Nov 2020 Apply Here!
Four Corners • Strike Team Crew Leader (Trails)Durango, COMar 30 – mid Aug or mid Oct 2020 Apply Here!
Four Corners • Ecological Monitoring Crew Leader (Colorado)Multiple LocationsMid Apr - mid Nov 2020Apply Here!
Four Corners • Ecological Monitoring Crew Leader (New Mexico)Multiple LocationsTBDComing Soon!
Four Corners • Aquatic Ecological Monitoring Crew Leader (New Mexico)Las Cruces, NMEarly Apr - late Nov 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
Hopi • Crew Leader Development Program: Crew Leader Kykotsmovi, AZApr 13 - Nov 27, 2020Apply Here!
Hopi • Crew Leader Development Program: Assistant Crew Leader Kykotsmovi, AZApr 13 - Nov 27, 2020Apply Here!
Albuquerque • Crew Leader Development Program: Crew LeaderAlbuquerque, NMApr 13 - Nov 2020Apply Here!
Albuquerque • Crew Leader Development Program: Assistant Crew Leader Albuquerque, NMApr 13 - Nov 2020Apply Here!
Albuquerque  High School Equivalency Crew Leader Albuquerque, NMMar 23 - Nov 2020Apply Here!
Albuquerque  High School Equivalency Assistant Crew Leader Albuquerque, NMMar 23 - Nov 2020Apply Here!
Zuni • Crew Leader Development Program: Crew Leader Zuni, NMMar 13 - late SepApply Here!
Zuni •  Crew Leader Development Program: Assistant Crew Leader Zuni, NMMar 13 - late SepApply Here!
Zuni • Spring Alumni Crew Leader Zuni, NMMar 13 - late SepApply Here!
Zuni • Spring Alumni Assistant Crew LeaderZuni, NMMar 13 - late SepApply Here!
Diné (Navajo) • Spring Alumni Crew LeaderGallup, NMMar 16 - Sep or Dec 2020 Apply Here!
Acoma • Crew Leader Development Program - Crew LeaderAcoma, NMApr 13 - Dec 2020 or Jan 2021Apply Here!
Acoma • Crew Leader Development Program - Assistant Crew LeaderAcoma, NMApr 13 - Dec 2020 or Jan 2021Apply Here!

Veterans Leadership • Four Corners & Los Valles Regions

Veterans Fire Corps Leader PositionsLocationDatesApplication
Los Valles • Veterans Fire Corps Crew Leader
Salida, COMarch 30 – October 30, 2020
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Four Corners • Veterans Fire Corps Crew LeaderDurango, COMarch 9 - November 20 2020Apply Here!