Youth Conservation Corps Manager
Job Posting 52839
Youth Conservation Corps Manager
Who We Are:
The Nature Conservancy’s mission is to protect the lands and waters upon which all life depends. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive. We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our TNC Talent playlist on YouTube or on Glassdoor.
Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe
feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know
we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the
communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that
people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills
combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love
to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay
for our people.”
What We Can Achieve Together:
The Youth Conservation Corps Manager will oversee and manage a six-week program designed to expose youth to conservation careers. The Youth Conservation Corps Manager will work closely with partner agencies to develop and identify a variety of work-based projects that expose ten high-school- aged youth to conservation careers. They will hire and supervise a team leader to assist with managing the program and ten youth interns to participate in the program. This position requires daily local travelling and managing youth. The work will be performed in a general office setting and outdoor settings with some exposure to disagreeable elements.
We’re Looking for You:
Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of Work that
You Can Believe in where you can feel like you are making a difference every day. We’re looking for
someone with strong experience in leading a diverse group of youth interns.
This is a term position for up to eight months. A housing stiped will be provided. Salary for this
position will begin at $34,800, plus benefits, for the eight month term.
The ideal candidate should have experience managing youth in an outdoor work environment. The candidate should have good interpersonal and project management skills to complete work on deadlines. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing mission of conservation by promoting diversity in conservation!
What You’ll Bring:
- Bachelor’s degree in Communications, Public Relations, Business, Environmental Education, Outdoor Recreation or related field and 5 years related experience or equivalent combination.
- Ability to meet all Conservancy Youth Qualification requirements and background checks.
- Experience managing business relationships such as donors, partners, members.
- Communication skills experience, including proofreading documents.
- Project management skills.
- Public speaking experience.
- Supervisory experience.
What We Bring:
Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!
The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, 401(k) plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the Culture Tab on nature.org/careers.
We’re proud to offer a work-environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ!
This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this job.
The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and cultures. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, gender identities, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to firstname.lastname@example.org with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.