Job Description: Youth Conservation Corps Program Manager

 

The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Program Manager supports the development, growth and continued success of YCC. The Program Manager plans, oversees, and implements YCC operations, in coordination with the YCC Island Coordinators.

 

Hours: Part-time year round, hours variable average 20-30 per week. Possibility of a full-time position with other duties or as the program expands.

 

Job Roles and Responsibilities:

 Oversee budget, fundraising, grant writing, and reporting for program

Conduct outreach and collaborate with partners in new projects

 Create and run crew leader training programs in coordination with island coordinators

 Help maintain crew transportation to satisfactory standard

 Implement, lead, teach, facilitate or coordinate guest speakers for environmental education, in coordination with island coordinators

 Assist in hiring crew and crew leads.

 Pass background check.

 

Required Qualifications:

 Experience as a program manager, preferably with conservation corps or similar program

 Experience managing budget, grants and coordinating with community partners

 Familiarity with the San Juan Islands, marine travel, local ecosystems

 Experience as a naturalist, outdoor and/or environmental educator

 Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in environmental science, education, or related field.

 

Compensation: Salary will be $20-$22 per hour to start, depending on qualifications.

Please submit resume and cover letter by October 7th to linda@sjislandscd.org