Wellness Coalition in SW New Mexico seeks Trail Crew members

February 12, 2010

Deadline: February 26, 2010

Trail Crew Member, Silver City, NM – Term Two

Organization: The Wellness Coalition

Organization Overview:
The Wellness Coalition is a regional non profit that seeks to promote the vitality of the people and communities in southwestern New Mexico. Our Youth Corps consists of a Health Corps, and Conservation Corps - promoting accountability, dedication, conservation and excellence in our Corps members whether they are building trail in the Gila, working as conservation education coordinators, or serving as peer mentors in local high schools.

Position Qualifications:
Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent. Must be 18-25 years old. Trail work or related experience is desirable. Previous conservation corps experience is desirable.

Position Responsibilities:
Provide for individual and crew safety.
Must be willing to learn.
Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.
Must be able to work in the heat, cold and other adverse conditions.
Must have the ability to hike long distances carrying a full pack and tools.
Must be able to work a schedule of 8 ten-hour days in the field, followed by 6 days off.
Implement the policies and procedures put in place by the Wellness Coalition Conservation Corps.

Dates of Employment:
March 29, 2010 – July 26, 2010
(Application Deadline March 8, 2010)

This is a full time position at $8.50/hour. AmeriCorps education awards are given after a successful completion of your term.

Terence Ruane
409 N. Bullard St.
Silver City, NM 88061
575-534-0665 office

The Wellness Coalition respects the dignity and value of all individuals and is an equal opportunity employer.  No person employed by or seeking employment with The Wellness Coalition shall be excluded from service on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual preference, marital or veteran status or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. We provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals.

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