Title: Youth Programs Coordinator
Status: Full-Time/Seasonal (late May – end of September; 35-40 hours/week)
Rate: $14-$16 per hour dependent on experience
Start Date: Tuesday, May 25th, 2021
Location: Summit County, Colorado
Reports to: Education & Youth Programs Manager/Programs Manager
FDRD Mission and History:
Friends of the Dillon Ranger District (FDRD) is a nonprofit organization that promotes stewardship of the White River National Forest in Summit County, Colorado through partnerships, volunteer service, education and support.
FDRD is searching for a new Youth Programs Coordinator to join our team. This staff member will facilitate 20 to 30 outdoor youth stewardship projects and educational programs in Summit County, Colorado. In addition, they will assist FDRD staff on adult stewardship projects throughout the season. Project work includes trail maintenance, trail construction and realignment, watershed restoration, timber stand health, etc. Volunteer ages may vary from 5 to 80+ years old, so interpersonal skills with people of all ages is a must.
The Youth Programs Coordinator is responsible for ensuring all projects meet expectations for worksite safety/risk management as well as a quality volunteer experience. This staff member will work with the Education and Youth Programs Manager to outline work and coordinate pre-project logistics for volunteers. This staff member will also work with the US Forest Service to find valuable locations for future forest stewardship projects. In addition, this staff member will also assist with other season-long programs that FDRD runs.
Friends of the Dillon Ranger District only has six employees in the summer, everyone works collaboratively together to complete all tasks in the field. It is very important that this staff member can work effectively with all staff members and volunteers in order to carry out the FDRD mission of working with the public to keep the White River National Forest pristine for years to come.