• Youth Crew Member- Taos, Summer 2019

    Job Locations US-NM-Taos
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 month ago(2/12/2019 6:22 PM)
    Temporary Full-Time
    USD $380.00/Wk.
    USD $380.00/Wk.
    Targeted Job Start Date
    End Date
    # of Openings
    Service Term Length (Hours)
    Minimum Time Members must serve at least 300 hours
  • Overview

    Position Summary:

    Join an AmeriCorps crew working on conservation projects in Taos. Serve your community as part of a team while working with other AmeriCorps members!


    Women are strongly encouraged to apply.


    Position Purpose:

    Crews will work to safely complete projects such as trail work, acequia work and maintenance or various other conservation projects in collaboration with partnering agencies. All Corpsmembers will receive both personal and professional development training in topics such as First Aid/CPR, financial management, and public speaking skills.



    This is an AmeriCorps position and corpsmembers will receive a living allowance throughout the season, as well as an education award upon successful completion of the term of service. This award can be used to pay tuition at most colleges, universities, or trade schools, or to pay off student loans already acquired. Corpsmembers are also eligible for health insurance during their term of service. 


    Living Allowance

    AmeriCorps Term

    Education Award

    $760 every two weeks, assuming full attendance

    300 hours




    • Work hard on all projects as part of a team.
    • Actively participate in daily check-ins and educational training sessions.
    • Maintain safe work environment to ensure both physical and mental well-being.
    • Comply with work standards set forth by project partners and Crew Supervisor.
    • Maintain a positive and professional attitude.
    • Be willing to reflect on your experience and share feedback in a group setting.
    • Respect the natural environment and community resources.
    • Develop obtainable goals for your transition into further education or employment.
    • Comply with all RMYC and AmeriCorps rules and policies and avoid any prohibited activities as described in the member contract.


    • 17 – 25 years old as of program start date
    • U.S. Citizen/National/Permanent Resident
    • [New Mexico residency required to participate in YCC program]
    • Strong work ethic
    • Able to commit to the entire term of service: 6/4/19-8/9/19
    • Able to work in supervised environment
    • Day crew: able to commute daily to/from the crew meeting location


    Physical/Environmental/Emotional Requirements:

    In performing the essential functions of this position, crew members will need to:

    • Lift or move up to 50 pounds occasionally, up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds constantly.
    • Frequently traverse uneven terrain, or sit in a vehicle/classroom.
    • Read written materials, write, and communicate with others individually and in group settings.
    • Work primarily in the outdoors and in all weather conditions.

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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