Job Announcements Early May

 Echo Lake, near Mt. Evans. Mt. Evans can be accessed through Bergen Park (Evergreen) or by Hwy 103 out of Idaho Springs. Division of Wildlife. David Hannigan. Photo taken: 6/16/2009.

Echo Lake, near Mt. Evans. Mt. Evans can be accessed through Bergen Park (Evergreen) or by Hwy 103 out of Idaho Springs. Division of Wildlife. David Hannigan. Photo taken: 6/16/2009.

Mile High Youth Corps is seeking qualified candidates for their Summer of Service Crew Leaders positions. Positions are available in Colorado Springs and Denver. Mile High Youth Corps Crew Leader positions require individuals who are skilled problem-solvers, experienced leaders and positive role models. A crew is comprised of ten Corps members (18-24 years old) who work together to complete work projects on public lands and in communities. Crew Leaders must possess a strong work ethic, promote high quality work performance in their crew and have a desire to devote themselves to field-based youth development for an entire summer. The position requires both supervisory and technical aptitude, in addition to a high level of comfort in the outdoors. Read more about this HERE.

The Rocky Mountain Field Institute (RMFI) is hiring a High Alpine Project Supervisor and a Field Instructor for the 2018 field season: 

  • The High Alpine Project Supervisor works under the supervision of the RMFI Program Manager and in close coordination with the High Alpine Field Instructor. The High Alpine Project Supervisor aids in the planning and implementation of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The High Alpine Project Supervisor will be the primary member of the field staff working the Kit Carson Peak-Challenger Point Trail Improvement Project. This is a multi-year project in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service to reconstruct the summit trail to Kit Carson Peak and Challenger Point in the Sangre de Cristo Wilderness. This position requires stays of up to 21 days in the backcountry, completing highly technical trail construction and restoration projects at elevations up to 14,000 feet. RMFI works in partnership with youth corps and college students to complete project objectives. In particular, the High Alpine Project Supervisor will be expected to work in partnership with program staff to run RMFI’s undergraduate field studies course, Earth Corps, as well as providing supervision to youth corps crews from the Southwest Conservation Corps. Specific information about this job can be found HERE
  • The Field Instructor (FI) works under the supervision of the RMFI Program Manager and in close coordination with the RMFI Field Coordinators. The FI aids in the planning and implementation of RMFI’s trail, restoration, and education field programs. The FI assists program staff in the on-the-ground management of field programs and completion of trail and restoration projects. Primary duties include completing objectives for single and multi-day field projects; instructing volunteers (including school-age children) in trail and restoration techniques; assisting with the oversight of tool, equipment, and food logistics in the field; and assisting with the maintenance of project work logs. The FI works with fellow Field Instructors, Field Coordinators, and senior program staff to ensure quality work standards, the highest degree of safety, and an enjoyable experience for all RMFI program participants.

Find out more above RMFI positions and apply HERE

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado (VOC) is seeking qualified candidates for their Projects and Operations Manager position. The Projects and Operations Manager is a full time, non-exempt position that works within the VOC program team to oversee the operational needs for VOC’s boots on the ground stewardship projects. The position also provides professional project management, logistical support and volunteer leadership coordination on VOC volunteer projects administratively and in the field (including extensive travel around the state), and administrative and development support in the off season. Click HERE for full details.

Eagle Valley Land Trust (EVLT) is hiring an Administrative Coordinator who assists with the day-to-day operations of the office and to support staff and the Board of Directors as directed by the Executive Director. Read all pertinent details HERE.