Website Vermont Youth Conservation Corps

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps (VYCC) is seeking Pro Build Crew Members to work on Conservation Crews and make a difference in communities throughout Vermont. Pro Build Crew Members will work with their crew to complete carpentry and construction projects. With the support of VYCC’s Build Projects Supervisor, the crew will work on the construction of large barn structure that will house a variety of farming equipment (more details on this project will be reviewed during an interview).

Pro Crew Members gain technical skills to help them be competitive in their next adventures while building a new network of colleagues. A successful Pro Crew Member is able to work in challenging conditions, complete high-quality work, be a supportive member of their crew, and work well both independently and as a part of a small team. If you are excited to develop your technical skills, work alongside other conservation professionals, and have a positive impact in Vermont, this position is for you.

These positions will run from April 13th through October 28th, 2023. This crew operates on a hitch schedule, working Monday through Friday with weekends off. We recommend finding housing close to Richmond, Vermont where the majority of project work will take place. About 3-4 weeks of camping will be required for these positions (VYCC will provide gear and food).

Required Qualifications

·         Be at least 20 years of age (there is no upper age limit)

·         Willingness to undergo a criminal background check

·         Exceptional time management, organizational skills, and attention to detail

·         Some prior carpentry, building, or trades experience

·         Knowledge and experience with hand and power tools

·         Interest in pursuing career in building trades work, design, architecture, weatherization, etc.

Compensation & Benefits:

·         Weekly stipend: $640-655/week depending on experience

·         CPR Certification & Wilderness First Aid Training (if needed)

·         On the job learning opportunities to expand technical skill knowledge through the season

·         OSHA training

·         Paid off time, combination of scheduled break time and flexible PTO days depending on position and duration of employment

·         Career pathways support through VYCC’s Recruitment and Alumni Manager and program staff

·         Organizational dedication to on-going professional development

How to Apply:

Please apply online at Please include your resume.

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