Rocky Mountain Youth Corps

Contact Name: Ryan Banks

Company/Organization/Agency: Rocky Mountain Youth Corps

Address: 991 Captain Jack Drive, Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487 United States

Email Address:

Contact Phone: (970) 879-2135

Job Title: Fall Season Trail Crew Member

Job Description: Essential Position Functions:
• Ability to live and serve closely with a diverse group of people for 6-8 weeks in a 24/7 setting
• Physical ability to serve outside for 8-10 hours a day swinging a hand tool or using a chainsaw (No prior experience is required- members will be trained)
• The position requires extensive bending, lifting, pushing, stooping, carrying and other heavy physical labor for extended periods of time
• To maximize the “wilderness experience,” the use of technology is regulated during the week
• Rocky Mountain Youth Corps’ programs are drug, alcohol and tobacco free
• Corps members may be required to carry a backpack with personal and/or group equipment and tools for extended periods of time or long distances
• The nature of the environment requires that corps members utilize appropriate safety equipment such as leather gloves, hardhat, long pants, and protective glasses
• Must adhere to the rules and regulations of RMYC and AmeriCorps
• Member must not engage in any prohibited activities as listed in the AmeriCorps Member Service Agreement

• Motivation, a positive attitude, and a general interest in conservation service
• Ability to sleep in a tent and serve all summer in a variety of weather conditions (rain, snow, sleet, and hail!)
• Ability to commit to a full summer (10 weeks) with RMYC
• Frequently required to walk, hike, sit and talk or listen
• Must be physically fit, able to lift 50 lbs., and able to hike between 7-10 miles
• Pre-service background screening required including FBI background check
• Must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States
• Must be between the ages of 18-25

Job Start Date: 8/18/2017

Application Deadline: 8/18/2017

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