Outdoor Affinity Programs Coordinator
Company: Northwest Youth Corps
Posted on: November 26, 2022
Northwest Youth CorpsOutdoor Affinity Programs
CoordinatorPOSITION: Outdoor Affinity Programs CoordinatorLOCATION:
Office based, located in Tacoma, WashingtonWill require 30% travel,
including remote training and project locations which will include
travelling within OR, WA, and ID.COMPENSATION: $39,000 to $41,000
DOE This is a full-time position.BENEFITS OVERVIEWBenefit Package
includes: Personal Leave, Paid Holidays, Medical and Dental
Coverage, Disability/Life Insurance, 401k investment plan,
Professional Development, and other perks!ORGANIZATIONAL
BACKGROUNDSince 1984, Northwest Youth Corps (NYC), a non-profit
organization, has given tens of thousands of youth and young adults
opportunities to learn, grow, and experience success. Through
partnerships with conservation agencies, youth and young adults
gain the personal and professional skills needed to carry out a
variety of stewardship projects, from which they can earn a
stipend, high school credit, and/or an AmeriCorps educational
award. More importantly, these young people gain skills needed to
become economically and socially self-sufficient, benefit their
communities as citizen stewards, and recognize that they can make a
positive difference. NYC also operates an accredited charter
school, internship program, and the Idaho Conservation Corps
(ICC).POSITION SUMMARYThe Outdoor Affinity Programs Coordinator
(OAPC) is a critical member of the Conservation Corps program team
who works to coordinate and support the successful participation of
underrepresented youth and young adult applicants into Northwest
Youth Corps programs. The UCPPC works closely with land management
partners to plan, schedule, and execute critical resource
management projects with the crews they oversee.POSITION DETAILS
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Support
- Promote continued organization support of Diversity, Equity,
- Seek to remove barriers to participation in NYC programs for
- Work specifically to support teams from historically
underrepresented communities in the successful completion of NYC
programming. Risk Management Responsibilities
- Serve as a lead trainer in field skills and protocols.
- Provide ongoing feedback and support to crew leaders around
safety and risk management topics.
- Serve as a field responder and/or supporter for field staff
managing a medical and/or mental health situation in the field
Department Supervision and collaborations
- This position is supervised by the state program manager in the
- This position will supervise seasonal field staff and/or
- This position collaborates with Member Services and Operations
Departments. Key Responsibilities:
- Engaging with community partners to plan and schedule service
projects in urban centers.
- Build new relationships with stakeholders and stakeholder
have logistical support as needed.
- Hiring and training seasonal field leaders who manage
- Providing technical and social/emotional support to field staff
and crews prior to and during the implementation of
- Overseeing the tracking of crew accomplishments, paperwork and
- Ensure NYC safety, education and workplace standards are
- Support the learning, growth, and success of participants and
- Help NYC analyze and adjust elements of our Urban and Community
programs for continuous improvement.Position Qualifications &
CertificationsThe Programs and Partnership Coordinator must have
superior work ethic, strong communication and interpersonal skills.
The right person for this position will be hard working, eager to
learn, solution oriented, and enjoy engaging with people from
- Must possess a valid driver's license and acceptable driving
- CPR, Wilderness First Aid (WFA) required (or obtained in the
first 90 days of employment).
- Pass a background check
- A Bachelor's degree from a four-year college/university or
related experience highly desired, preferably in parks management,
resource management, or related field.
- Reliable and self-motivated.
- Superior problem solving skills.
- Strong leadership qualities.
- Outstanding ability to work with people from all backgrounds
- Exceptional organizational skills.
- Fluent in a second language (Spanish preferred)
- Appreciation for working with youth in the outdoorsPhysical
- Work environment; temperature, noise level, inside or outside,
or other factors that will affect the person's working conditions
while performing the job.
- Physical demands-the physical demands of the job, including
bending, sitting, lifting and driving.
- In the performance of the job duties, the employee will work in
a variety of environments from an office setting to remote
locations in the wilderness.
- This position will work outside in all types of weather
conditions and environments including but not limited to high
elevations, remote areas, cold, rain, snow, heat, humidity, wind,
- The noise level in the environment is quiet to loud. PPE is
provided and use is required.
- The employee must - frequently lift and/or move up to 35 pounds
(with or without reasonable accommodation).
- While performing the duties of this job, with or without
reasonable accommodation, the employee is required to stand; walk;
use hands to handle, feel or operate objects, tools or vehicle;
reach with hands and arms; sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel,
crouch or crawl; talk, hear; and smell repeatedly.**This Position
Description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive
listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required
of the employee. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change
or new ones may be assigned at any time with or without
notice.**All job offers are contingent upon the completion of a
satisfactory background check as well as record of full COVID 19
vaccination OR an NYC approved medical/religious exemption.Terms of
EmploymentBased in an NYC office, will require 30% travel to remote
training and project locations which may include travelling within
OR, WA, and ID. This is a full time, exempt position. Typical hours
are Monday - Friday, 8:00AM to 5:00 PM; with periodic long days
and/or evening and weekend responsibilities seasonally.To ApplyUse
this link to submit application materials Additional program
information can be found at Northwest Youth Corps is an Equal
Opportunity Employer - Our core purpose is to provide opportunities
for youth and young adults to learn, grow, and experience success.
We believe diversity is a key source of strength for our
communities, and we strive to create a safe and empowering
environment for participants from a wide range of backgrounds and
abilities. We are deeply invested in the success of youth and young
adults of all races, ethnicities, gender identities, religions,
sexual orientations, economic statuses, or other socio-cultural
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