Field Manager/Coordinator (1 opening) • Crew Supervisor (3 openings) *Urban Agriculture Crew

Boston
Natural
Areas
Network
is
an
Equal
Opportunity
Employer.
Candidates
from
diverse
backgrounds
are
strongly
encouraged
to
apply.
BNAN
is
an
affiliate
of
The
Trustees
of
Reservations.
3/13/14

Program
Description:
Youth
Conservation
Corps
employs
teens
as
stewards
of
their
own
neighborhood
green
spaces,
where
they
work
cooperatively
to
complete
conservation
projects.
Boston
Natural
Areas
Network
(BNAN)
is
looking
for
committed,
energetic
adults
with
a
passion
for
the
outdoors
to
work
with
teens
for
what
will
be
YCC’s
20th
summer
this
year.
Youth
Conservation
Corps
Staff
Positions:

Field
Manager/Coordinator
(1
opening)

Crew
Supervisor
(3
openings)
Locations:

Neponset
Greenway
Crew

Mattapan
Square
&
Dorchester

East
Boston
Greenway
Crew

East
Boston

Urban
Wilds
Crew-­‐
Allandale
Woods,
West
Roxbury

(Urban
Agriculture
Crew

Hyde
Park
&
Roxbury*)
See
Below
Responsibilities:
Field
Manager/Coordinator:
The
Field
Manager/Coordinator
is
responsible
for
organizing
all
logistics
pertaining
to
the
four
YCC
crews’
work
plans,
i.e.:
work
sites,
projects,
supplies,
personnel
support
and
payroll,
as
well
as
managing
the
environmental
education
components.
The
Field
Manager/Coordinator
directly
oversees
the
four
YCC
crew
supervisors
and
will
assist
and
support
them
with
any
issues
that
arise,
allotting
equal
time
to
all
crews.
Prior
to
the
start
of
the
program,
the
Field
Manager’s
time
is
devoted
to
logistics
planning,
pulling
together
educational
materials
and
planning
staff
training,
while
time
following
program
completion
is
utilized
to
gather
feedback
for
the
program’s
season-­‐end
report.
This
position
works
closely
with
BNAN’s
Program
Manager.
Crew
Supervisor:
Supervisors
are
responsible
for
leading
a
team
of
10-­‐12
urban
youth,
ages
15-­‐18
at
one
of
the
above
locations.

________________________________________________________________________________________________________
The
Crew
Supervisor
is
accountable
for
the
physical
work,
wellbeing,
behavior
and
safety
of
the
crewmembers.
Daily
tasks
include
coordinating
the
crew’s
approach
to
work
projects,
teaching
and
following
best
practices,
delivering
formal
and
informal
environmental
education
lessons,
and
facilitating
teambuilding
activities.
Working
with
BNAN
staff
and
on-­‐site
project
partners,
the
Supervisor
is
responsible
for
high
quality
project
outcome
and
learning
experience
of
the
youth.

________________________________________________________________________________________________
*Urban
Agriculture
Crew:
This
crew
is
supervised
by
BNAN’s
Urban
Grower,
a
position
that
requires
food
production
experience
and
operates
March
-­‐
November.
For
more
info,
see
separate
Urban
Grower
job
post
at
www.bostonnatural.org.
Requirements
for
BOTH
positions:
• At
least
21
years
of
age
• Minimum
two
years’
experience
working
with
and
positively
motivating
urban
teens
• Strong
leadership,
conflict-­‐resolution
and
teambuilding
skills
• Physically
fit
and
up
to
the
challenge
of
demanding
conservation
work
• Teaching
or
youth
development
experience,
especially
in
environmental
education
• Ability
to
work
independently,
exercise
good
judgment
and
adapt
under
changing
conditions
• Trailwork,
landscaping
or
horticulture
experience
a
plus
• Familiarity
with
Boston
neighborhoods
helpful
• Current
First
Aid
&
CPR
certification
by
start
date
• Demonstrated
experience
coordinating
programs
(Field
Manager)
• Must
have
vehicle,
mileage
reimbursed
(Field
Manager)
Work
Schedule,
Dates
and
Salary:

Field
Manager/Coordinator:
35-­‐40
hrs/wk,
Mid
June
-­‐
Aug.
31,
8:00am
-­‐
4:00pm,
M-­‐F,
$22-­‐25/hr

Crew
Supervisor:
30
hrs/wk,
End
of
June

Aug.
24,
8:00am

2:00pm,
M-­‐F
when
in
session
July/Aug,
$18-­‐20/hr.
Paid
training
end
of
June,
schedule
TBD.

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To
apply:
Send
a
detailed
cover
letter
and
resume
to
Candice
Cook,
Program
Manager
candice@bostonnatural.org
Please
include
your
first
and
last
name
in
the
title
of
your
file
attachments.
Learn
more
at
www.bostonnatural.org

617-­‐542-­‐7696

Application
Deadline:
April
30,
2014
Youth
Conservation
Corps
Hiring
Adult
Staff
for
Summer
2014
FIELD
MANAGER
AND
CREW
SUPERVISORS

Boston area, Massachusetts
2014-04-30
Youth Conservation Corps
Candice Cook
candice@bostonnatural.org
(617)542-7696

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