Youth Camp Leader

Job Details

  • Date Posted: April 28, 2023
  • Location: Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • Company: Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa
  • Salary: $2,076 a month
  • Housing Offered: $2,076 a month

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  • Saint Paul, Minnesota
  • $2,076 a month

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

Summer Youth Corps Crew Leader will add value to the community, environment and youth participants through their dedicated service at a residential youth camp located within St. Croix State Park near Hinckley, MN. The Crew Leader will motivate and supervise a crew of young people in a rigorous program focused on job skills training, environmental education, and conservation projects. The Crew Leader will be responsible for behavior management and fostering positive crew morale by through consistent teamwork. The member must ensure that they and the crew adhere to program goals and mission. The member will work alongside youth to set the standard and pace of work. While serving alongside another AmeriCorps member, the crew leader will provide collaborative leadership for the crew, ensure safety procedures are followed, and communicate with project partners. Projects may include but are not limited to:

· Introduced species management

· Trail construction & maintenance

· Stream bank stabilization, erosion control

· Rain garden construction

· Tree planting

· Basic carpentry

· Plant or animal surveying

Emergency response


· Ability and desire to work well with others in a team setting, outdoors, and in all weather conditions

· Ability to foster strong work habits, environmental ethics, youth leadership, and team unity with youth from diverse backgrounds who may be experiencing a job and/or camping for the first time

· Commitment to upholding Corps values of safety, service, respect, equity, and community

· Dedication to complete the full term of AmeriCorps service

· Ability to perform the Essential Service Functions, which include but are not limited to:

o Long (7-8 hour) days of shoveling, digging, and swinging heavy tools repetitively

o Heavy lifting, bending, and carrying up to 50 pounds

o Walking and working on steep or uneven terrain

o Working in extremes of heat or cold

o Eating and camping outdoors in all weather conditions

· Given the residential nature of our program, crew leaders must be willing to work long hours, continuing to supervise youth after the project day has ended, with limited time off. Must be willing to live in tents and in a variety of locations throughout the summer.

· Must be a US Citizen, US National, or Lawful Permanent Resident Alien of the US

· Must pass a criminal history check consisting of a National Sex Offender Public Website check, a state criminal history check, and a fingerprint-based FBI check. Passing the criminal history check is defined as no positive hits on the NSOPW and no history of violent offenses on the state or FBI checks.

· High school degree, GED, or willingness to work towards obtaining a GED

· Valid driver’s license and safe driving record (no major moving violations or DUI’s in the past five years) as crew leaders drive 12 passenger vans to transport crew

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $2,076.00 per month


  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement


  • 8 hour shift
  • Weekend availability

Work Location: In person

  • Health insurance