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Posted: Sunday, June 11, 2017 12:10 AM


Company Name: Northwest Youth Corps

POSITION: Woodsboss (Field Coordinator)
START DATE: 5/22/2017-9/15/2017 flexible end date
PAY SCALE: $110 per day with transportation, camping locations, and some meals provided
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-time, seasonal position

The Woodsboss is responsible for providing field support to youth and young adult crews. This includes, but is not limited to ensuring projects are to partner and NYC/ICC specifications and NYC/ICC standards, camps are to NYC/ICC standards; that they are clean, safe, and follow organizational protocol; and that seasonal staff presents a rich educational program. A Woodsboss may also manage some weekends, recreational trips, and be responsible for resupplying crew food and equipment. The Woodsboss will interface with project sponsors and parents to ensure participants are comfortable with the program. The Woodsboss has a primary role with seasonal staff training and evaluation. The Woodsboss spends the season traveling to crews assigned in their region providing field support. The position requires flexibility as it has long days and hours. Days off are coordinated with your Program Manager.

- Education: Prefer college education in outdoor recreation, forestry, environmental education, resource management, landscape architecture or a related field.
- Experience: Applications will be reviewed considering all relevant experience relating to youth leadership, outdoor recreation, environmental education or forestry background. Experience leading or supervising a group or team and experience managing outdoor projects. Experience working on manual labor projects, using hand tools, operating chainsaws and driving 15 passenger vans is desirable.
- Certification: Current wilderness first aid or CPR certifications are required; or willing to obtain. Applicants must be able to demonstrate an acceptable driving record during the last three years.
- Physical Condition: Applicants must be in good physical condition and capable of working long hours on strenuous, labor intensive projects. Work projects often require heavy lifting, constant bending, digging, and long hikes to and from the worksite. Applicants must be able to backpack 7 miles and lift up to 50 lbs.


TO APPLY, Send Resume and Cover Letter to: David Nestor,

• Location: Eugene

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