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Assistant Crew Leader – Connecticut Woodlands Conservation Corps


Love working outside? Want to gain hands-on experience in the trail conservation & outdoor recreation fields? Want to take on the challenge of leading a crew working, traveling, and camping in a small tight-knit group? JOIN NOW! Help lead our efforts to improve Connecticut’s 825-mile Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System!


Summer Only: May 30 – August 11
Summer and Fall: May 30 – October 28 (No scheduled work August 14 – August 18)

Weekly work schedules can vary. Crews may work either 4- 10 hour days or 8- 10 hour days depending on project logistics. A project calendar will be provided to Assistant Leaders at the beginning of the season.

All weeks will likely require spike camping in the field for the duration of the project.

This is a team-based position. Assistant Leaders should plan to spend all scheduled work days with their crew. Arranging a day off is logistically difficult.


The ACL will be paid $620/week, with a 40 hour week, less applicable taxes and other required withholdings. Payment will be issued bi-weekly. Position includes a $10 per day food stipend while camping, that is added to the crew food budget. The crew will travel in organization vehicles, however if personal vehicles are driven, mileage will be reimbursed at the current State of CT mileage reimbursement rate.

Eligibility/ Application Requirements

This position is open to 18-25+ year olds. Application deadline is April 14, but we will review applications and schedule interviews on a rolling basis. A Zoom interview will be required.

Please Complete Online Application at this link:
No Resume or Cover Letter is required.

Please share the below form link with 3 References which can be Academic, Professional, or a Community Organization leader you have worked with. Please do not use immediate family.

Deadline: 04/28/23
Connecticut Forest & Park Association
Field Based Statewide