Title: Individual Placement Program Coordinator
Reports to: Corps Director
Starting Salary: Grade B+ starting at $17.10
Location: Chattanooga, TN – Part time remote
Status: Full time, Non-exempt
Benefit Eligible: Health, Vision, Dental, Long-Term Disability, Retirement, Paid Time Off, and annual Training Stipend
The Southeast Conservation Corps (SECC), a non-profit service organization, is a program of
Conservation Legacy. Built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) SECC provides youth, young adults, and veterans opportunities to complete conservation projects on public and private lands throughout Tennessee and Southeast region. While serving with SECC members learn natural resource management practices and team work though completing high quality projects such as prescribed burning, fuels management, land restoration, trail construction, invasive plant management, disaster relief, and much more. SECC operates field programs nearly year-round. Annually, field crew and internship engagement averages approximately 130 corps members and roughly 16 seasonal Crew Leaders or Assistant Crew Leaders, with a support staff of six to seven.
The Individual Placements (IP) Program Coordinator is responsible for managing effective and efficient support of the Individual Placement program at SECC. Our IP program recruits and places roughly 25 individuals per year within the geographic region served by SECC. This position interacts with other Conservation Legacy staff on admissions processes, member tracking, and other areas of administrative support. This person will be responsible for the current IP program across SECC’s region and desired growth of the IP program.
Essential Responsibilities and Functions:
Participant or Member Management
Program Support and Administration
Partner Support and Position Development
Conservation Legacy is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to perform essential job functions. Some positions may require periodic overnight travel, non-traditional work hours, ability to move across varied terrain, use program-specific tools and a range of technology on an infrequent or frequent basis. Exerting up to 25 pounds of force occasionally to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects. Ability to safely drive an organizational vehicle may also be required for some positions.
To Apply: Email cover letter, resume, and references to Caitlin Scott, Administrative Specialist
([email protected]) and include the phrase ‘IP Program Coordinator Applicant’ in the subject line. Position is open until filled and subject to close without notice.
Cover Letter must include a response to the following question: Provide some examples of your experience working effectively with diverse communities, including those specific to the BIPOC community & other underrepresented populations, in personal or professional context.
Conservation Legacy is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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