We will start hiring for Day Crew Leaders in January 2021
Crew Leaders are the heart and soul of VYCC. Crew Leaders are out everyday, in the rain, mud, and sun, and are our go-to supervisors of our youth and young adult Crews. As a Crew Leader, you will teach project and interpersonal skills that will set up your Crew Members for long-term success in their careers and lives. With the backing of the talented VYCC staff, you will help inspire a generation of world changers. We have a wide range of Crew types across our Conservation and Food & Farm programs.
Crew Leaders are individuals who are experienced leaders, facilitators, project managers, and community builders. You are responsible for creating a safe, inclusive, supportive, and productive crew that works hard and plays hard. These Leaders appreciate the importance of place, whether that be a perfectly tilled field, a sturdy rock wall, or row after row of spring onions, and the different ways a place can shape young people.
Your compensation and perks of being a Crew Leader include: a weekly stipend that is determined by the type and duration of the position, and if the positions is an AmeriCorps position, you’ll receive a Segal Education Award at the end of the service term (amount is determined by your length of service).
A VYCC experience will also teach you, a lot! You will get hands-on training and coaching in professional and personal growth. VYCC offers certified trainings to many of our leaders, such as Leave No Trace (c), Game of Logging, or Wilderness First Aid. will also gain valuable skills to improve your communication, leadership and teamwork, and self-care skills. Additional professional and technical trainings are provided in the field, as well as opportunities for networking and relationship building.
Note: Segal Education Awards are given at the completion of the service term.