Assistant Volunteer Coordinator/Sawyer

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Jamestown, CO
United States

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This is a full-time, seasonal position (April thru November) working with/leading volunteer groups at Cal-Wood Education Center. When not working with volunteers, this person will be a sawyer assisting in forest management operations on property. 

Lead volunteer groups of 3 to 100 people on a wide-variety of projects. 

  • Projects could include fire restoration, trail maintenance and construction, forestry management, wildlife management, invasive species removal, maintenance projects, road work, Homestead repairs, greenhouse work, and more. 
  • Coordinate with the Natural Resources Manager on what projects will be completed with each group. 
  • Maintain a safe environment for volunteers.
  • Teach educational component to each volunteer group project.
  • Inventory, check in/out, and repair a wide variety of tools that are used in land management activities.
  • Collect data (waivers, projects completed information, number of people, demographics, time on project, etc.) from volunteer projects and turn that information into the Natural Resources Manager in a timely manner. 
  • Sawyer work on forest management activities with at least one more Cal-Wood employee.
  • Operates a chainsaw in a safe manner
  • Follows all OSHA safety requirements and wears the necessary safety equipment
  • Repairs and sharpens chainsaws on a daily basis
  • Falls trees in a safe manner in a wide variety of conditions 
  • Ability to follow forest management tree cutting guidelines

Other duties as assigned.