We’re always ready to meet people who share our passion for this work.
Do you want be part of a team of seasoned professionals dedicated to helping young people change the world? Then we want to know more about you!
Please note: Each listed staff position has a full job description which provides detailed position expectations and how to apply. Most positions are open until filled, unless otherwise noted. We appreciate you signal boosting any of these positions to rad candidates you know. Thank you for your interest in joining our team.
VYCC Open Seasonal Staff Positions
For more information on our seasonal Leader and Member positions head to our Apply page!
BUILD PROJECTS SUPERVISOR
The Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) is seeking our first Build Project Supervisor. The Build Project Supervisor (BPS)is the perfect opportunity for a carpenter looking to grow their skill set, manage a project and worksite, and lead others in a unique and challenging setting. This person will be the lead on-site builder and supervisor for the construction of a 600 square foot, high efficiency, off grid, four season hut VYCC is building in conjunction with the Vermont Huts Association. This position will be the project leader for a VYCC Pro Crew made up of young adults (18-26) beginning their careers in the building trades. They will manage the technical and logistical aspects of the build itself, maintaining a high standard of quality, efficiency and site safety.
Apply through our online staff application
VYCC Open Year-Round Staff Positions
FOOD AND FARM PROGRAM MANAGER
VYCC is seeking a Food and Farm Program Manager who has the people and organizational skills to oversee the more than 50 Corps Members that participate in the Food and Farm program each season. The ideal candidate has a passion for facilitating an impactful work and learning experience for young adults and is committed to fostering an inclusive organizational culture. The Food and Farm Program Manager is adept at both coordinating day to day programming and guiding Corps Members through the entirety of the season.
The Food and Farm Program Manager plays an essential role in designing and implementing the Food and Farm Program. Prior to the field season, they, along with other VYCC staff, are responsible for planning the program season, as well as recruiting, hiring, and training Project Leads and Crew Leaders. During the field season, they are responsible for supervising seasonal staff, supporting all Corps Members, developing learning opportunities for crews, and contributing to farm production when needed. After the field season, they are responsible for all program-related reporting and data collection.
Apply through our online, staff application
Our Commitment to Excellence
VYCC has a deep commitment to excellence. We believe we are strongest when our team includes members with a broad range of life experiences. We strive to achieve this at all levels of our organization, and actively encourage and recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse applicant pool. VYCC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
All year-round staff are based out of the Vermont Youth Conservation Corps headquarters office at the historic West Monitor Barn, in Richmond, VT. Our office is a team-centered, bustling, and fun open office atmosphere, which offers staff opportunities to interact and collaborate. Successful staff are able maintain focus and productivity, balance personal initiative and independence, and plug into our team in ways that help us do our best work as an organization. Staff enjoy the perks of the Farm at VYCC and forest campus year-round, as well as the happenings of nearby downtown Richmond.