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Urban and Community Forestry Fall Crew Leader

Northwest Youth Corps

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Opportunity summary

Term length

9/23/2024 - 12/13/2024

Application window

4/1/2024 - 9/23/2024

Location

Eugene, Oregon

Hourly pay equivalent

$15.00

Project summary

Eugene Urban Community Forestry (UCF) Young Adult Crew Leader (CL's) ages 19-26 years will manage and supervise crews of up to 5 young adults, ages 19-26, during the fall. Schedules will typically be Monday through Friday (or Tuesday through Saturday); however, schedules may vary for certain training, etc days. Crew Leaders are responsible for completing a variety of conservation-oriented projects on public and/or private lands and implementing a safe and highly efficient crew experience.

Opportunity description

Eugene Urban Community Forestry (UCF) Young Adult Crew Leader (CL's) will manage and supervise crews of up to 5 young adults, ages 19-26, during the fall. Schedules will typically be Monday through Friday (or Tuesday through Saturday); however, schedules may vary for certain training, etc days. Crew Leaders are responsible for completing a variety of conservation-oriented projects on public and/or private lands and implementing a safe and highly efficient crew experience.

Benefits

  • Education benefit

Requirements and qualifications

Requirements

Applicants must be in good physical condition. capable of working on strenuous, labor-intensive projects as training and work projects often require heavy lifting, constant bending, digging, and long hikes to and from the worksite, be on foot for 8-10 hours per day. The applicant must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (with or without reasonable accommodation).  The noise level in the environment is quiet to loud. PPE is provided and use is required.

Preferred qualifications

Applicants must be comfortable working in austere outdoor environments which include but are not limited to working year-round in weather conditions that include rain, wind, snow. wet, cold, dry, and hot conditions in temperatures that range from as low as 15F to over 100F.

Opportunity details

Focus area

  • Forestry
  • Urban agriculture
  • Tree planting and urban forestry

Work environment

  • Urban
  • Outdoor