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Youth Outdoors Program Manager

Position: Program Manager
Program: Youth Outdoors
Location: St. Paul, MN
Date Posted: July 10, 2024
Salary: $60,000 – $65,000 per year

Position Summary: The Youth Outdoors Program Manager manages all aspects of the Youth Outdoors (YO) Program. The program connects Twin Cities youth, ages 15-18, to the natural environment through paid conservation and community improvement projects while they gain job experience and college/career skills for the future. Young adults, ages 18-35, serve as AmeriCorps members who lead the youth in educational and service-learning activities and complete challenging, but impactful conservation projects as part of a field crew when not leading youth.

The Program Manager responsibilities include project management, administrative tasks, AmeriCorps member and youth outreach, recruitment, training and support, and overseeing day-to-day program operations. Time is split between managing afterschool youth programming, AmeriCorps member development and outdoor conservation projects. This position supervises and delegates responsibilities for various duties to the YO Assistant Program Manager and YO Field Coordinator.

Priority application deadline: August 9, 2024

CCMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its staff and members. Employment decision with CCMI will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. CCMI does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, military service, union membership, marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity, status with regards to public assistance, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

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