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Corps Program Coordinator - TEMP

Min Hourly Max Hourly Min Monthly Max Monthly Min Salary Max Salary
$9.81 $29.43 $1,700.37 $5,101.10 $20,408.00 $61,224.00

Description

The Larimer County Conservation Corps (LCCC) promotes individual development through service for the benefit of our environment and community. Through conservation projects and environmental education, we empower our participants to become environmental stewards, while developing self-sufficiency and skills to help them become productive members of our community. The LCCC is an accredited corps through the Colorado Youth Corps Association since 1993 and is based in Fort Collins, Colorado.

Position Summary: The Corps Program Coordinator will support the development and implementation of operations in seasonal corps programs and is specifically responsible for aiding in the planning, designing, implementation, evaluation, and report generation of field based work projects conducted by corpsmembers. The coordinator manages the day-to-day field operations of the corps by working directly with project sponsors to assess, plan, and monitor work projects and provides administrative supervision to corps team leaders and corps members during the implementation of projects. The coordinator will be responsible for supporting corps programming that is linked to disaster restoration activities. This person reports to the LCCC Corps Manager and Workforce Manager.

Duties

The following statements are illustrative of the duties and responsibilities of the job. The organization retains the right to modify or change the duties and responsibilities of the job at any time.

  • Coordinate projects with project sponsors; establish and review work plan including time, safety, materials and supervision.  Receive clearance of project scope with all parties prior to the deployment of corpsmembers. 
  • Monitor status of projects; make site visits and evaluate progress and work quality; track and monitor overall evaluation of project; respond to and resolve project sponsor concerns and issues.
  • Assist staff members in problem solving day-to-day operation(s) and program(s) issues. Develop and implement procedures to ensure effective operation and development of crews, corpsmembers, and projects; train and mentor staff.
  • Conduct outreach and external liaison work with a broad range of individuals and organizations in support of the program; prepare marketing and informational materials; perform recruiting activities for program.
  • Aid in the hiring process of corpsmembers.
  • Establish that all corps activities are consistent with program provisions. Compile and maintain systematic work project and corpsmember records. Assist in maintaining and monitoring program records for accuracy and completeness in accordance with established process/procedures.
  • Coordinate corpsmember development activities to meet the requirements of grants, funders and members. Develop procedures for assessing corps' effectiveness in developing corps member employability, education, leadership and life skills and in completing quality projects for the community.
  • Assist with organizing and implementing orientation and training for all members and staff. Monitor implementation of policies and procedures governing work and service components (i.e., journaling, project reflection, environmental education).

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:

  • Relevant equipment, policies, procedures, and strategies to promote effective program implementation.
  • Principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Principles and methods for teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Principles and methods for teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Materials, methods, and the tools involved in the repair of trails; knowledge of trail maintenance tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance.
  • Structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus, statistics, and their applications.
  • Use logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems; consider the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Speak clearly so others can understand you; Talk to others to convey information effectively; communicate information and ideas so others will understand.
  • Adjust actions in relation to others' actions.
  • Manage one's own time and the time of others.
  • Give full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
  • Identify complex problems and review related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Monitor/assess performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.
  • Understand the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Motivate, develop, and direct people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
  • Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
  • Combine pieces of information to form general rules or conclusions (includes finding a relationship among seemingly unrelated events).
  • Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • The ability to identify and understand the speech of another person.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • 2-3 years of experience in directly related field.
  • Prior experience with conservation corps programming preferred.
  • Ability to supervise professional and support staff in a productive and positive manner.
  • Capable of being a strong role model for youth and young adults during all work hours.
  • Skilled in effective problem solving in a variety of settings.
  • Excellent oral communication, writing and data entry skills.
  • Elevated attention to detail.
  • Experience in report writing and data validation activities.
  • Valid driver's license.

Physical Requirements:

  • See details at close range (within a few feet of the observer).
  • Must be able to serve in adverse weather conditions.
  • Must have the ability to use hand picks, sledge hammers, rakes, and shovels.
  • Must be able to engage in physically strenuous activities to include bending, stooping, stretching, twisting, or to squat to perform project tasks.
  • Must have fine and gross motor skills to operate equipment.

 


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