Northwest Service Corps Program Coordinator
Company: Northwest Youth Corps
Posted on: October 12, 2019
POSITION: Northwest Service Corps Program Coordinator BENFITS
OVERVIEW: Salary Range $30,000 annually. Benefit Package includes:
Generous Personal Leave, Paid Holidays, Medical Coverage, Dental
Coverage, Disability Insurance, and an 403(b)(7) investment plan.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 12-month full-time position with paid leave in
December to early January after the first field season. Northwest
Service Corps is a semi-residential program requiring long days,
flexible schedules, and dedication to quality. Time in Field- 50%
Time in Office- 50%. PROGRAM BACKGROUND Northwest Youth Corps (NYC)
is celebrating its 34th year providing unique and rewarding outdoor
work and leadership experiences for youth and young adults.
Northwest Youth Corps offers a variety of field-based, leadership,
education and youth development programs. All programs offer youth
and young adults work training experience in a challenging outdoor
format stressing education and personal growth. Northwest Youth
Corps programs serve over eight hundred youth and young adults
annually, operating in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and California in
partnership with over 35 different resource management agencies.
The Northwest Service Corps program is a crew based conservation
service program in which members earn an living allowance and
AmeriCorps education award while gaining hard and soft skills. The
program works to engage young adults from all walks of life and
provide an experience that propels them in to future careers. Hard
and soft skills are taught and reinforce throughout the members
term through daily lessons, professional trainings, and
professional coaching by leaders and NYC staff. NSC alumni have
gone on to successful careers in many different fields, our goal is
to help get each participant the skills needed for their success.
JOB DESCRIPTION The NSC Program Coordinator is responsible for the
overall operation and success of 6 to 9 NSC crews. They work with
program partners and NYC staff to develop and coordinate paid work
projects. They often put in long days while supervising the
successful completion of a wide variety of manual labor projects.
They also give technical and logistical support; delivery of tools,
project productivity, quality control, safety, motivation, prepare
required paperwork and are required to teach the skills necessary
to operate many different power tools in a safe, efficient manner.
This person will be based in Eugene and will spend nights in the
field as needed (see below for breakdown). The Program Coordinator
also works closely with crew leaders and members to ensure members
personal and professional growth and development. This requires
strong communication and interpersonal skills, strong organization,
and attention to detail. The right person for this position will be
also solution oriented with a constructive and collaborative
approach. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Staff member Supervision "
Coordinate all operations of NSC young adult crews, works closely
with crew leaders to set expectations and responsibilities,
supervise operations, maintain crew discipline, resolve conflicts,
and establish expectations for crew conduct and production. Work
Project Supervision - Responsible for the safe completion of
assigned work projects in a timely manner to predetermined
specifications. Work closely with Crew leaders to direct members
with specific attention to safe work practices, proper tool use,
work quality, skill development, and efficiency of production.
Record Keeping - Responsible for maintaining work reports, written
Crew leader evaluations, timesheets, and a variety of other
paperwork. Education - Works closely with Crew leaders to meet all
educational expectations and requirements of program. Also, to
integrate NYC's environmental education program into each weeks
work schedule. AmeriCorps " Responsible for crews meeting
AmeriCorps requirements including: trainings, hours, and program
eligibility. Will work closely with other staff to track member
hours. Administrative " Hiring leaders and members, update
trainings and manuals, paperwork, complete timesheets, project
solicitation, write project specifications, scheduling work, and
support grant writing and tracking. Training " Leads training of
Community Conservation Corps leaders and members. This person will
also offer assistance in other programs trainings as needed.
Keywords: Northwest Youth Corps, Corvallis , Northwest Service Corps Program Coordinator, Other , Corvallis, Oregon
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