Youth Conservation Corps Crew Leader
The AWWA YCC Crew Leader is a key member of the team working to protect water quality in the lakes and ponds of Wakefield, NH and Acton, ME. Through the installation of erosion control landscape features, the YCC reduces pollution from stormwater and connects homeowners to the understanding of how stormwater can affect water quality. The projects beautify landscapes while infiltrating runoff. The Crew Leader is responsible for directing a crew of four – six high school age crew members through the 8-week season.
Duties include but are not necessarily limited to:
- Overseeing and motivating a staff of four – six youth crew members;
- Sharing AWWA mission with local landowners and community members;
- Working with Executive Director and YCC crew to design and install Best Management Practices to reduce pollution caused by erosion and stormwater runoff; Assisting with presentations to community stakeholders to illustrate AWWA accomplishments;
- BMPs may include: Planting riparian buffers or rain gardens to catch water and sediment; stabilizing trails, and/or filling with crushed stone or mulch; installing water bars to redirect runoff; digging infiltration trenches and drywells; and installing infiltration steps.
- Maintaining careful records of all YCC activities;
- Maintaining tools and inventory for YCC projects.
For questions or more information, contact Linda Schier at info@AWwatersheds.org
How to Apply:
Please complete the online YCC Crew Leader Application.
Youth Conservation Corps Crew Member
AWWA is seeking applicants for our 2019 Youth Conservation Corps crew. For more information, download the job description below. Check out our Youth Conservation Corps page for general information on our YCC program.