2019 Virgin Islands YCC Crew Leader
Posted: May 16, 2019
Location: U.S. Virgin Islands
Time Commitment: Program Dates: 6/17/2019 – 8/6/2019 Training Dates: 6/3/2019 – 6/13/2019 (mandatory paid training in Virginia, travel, food, and lodging provided)
The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) Crew Leader will co-lead six youth ranging 15-18, Monday through Friday during regular business hours, at the Virgin Islands National Park/ Virgin Islands Coral Reef National Monument of St. John, USVI. Youth Conservation Corps is a summer employment program for up to 8 local high school students who work, earn and learn together doing outdoor conservation projects. YCC members complete meaningful projects that require hard work and cooperation.
The Crew Leaders will be responsible for safety, administration, clerical, biological, ecological, and environmental education for the youth enrolled. Work projects may include removal of invasive plants on trails; painting shelters; and assisting with wildlife and vegetation monitoring. Work projects take place outdoors and may involve operating hand and power tools and driving motorized vehicles.
$600/week total salary; paid training; also includes CPR/First Aid training provided
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