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Southern California Mountains Foundation


JOB OPPORTUNITIES

We are currently hiring for the following positions. Click the job title for more information.

*Application deadline has been extended to May 4th

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AmeriCorps Member

AmeriCorps members will serve for 6 months on a service crew that will help maintain and restore land in the San Bernardino National Forest. By joining the Southern California Mountains Foundation Urban Conservation Corps AmeriCorps Program, you will learn to be a leader, and gain real job skills while helping to help protect your natural resources. After successful completion of the program members will earn an education award. Click here for more information on how to apply.

Corpsmember 

The Corpsmember will be responsible for providing interpretive programs and visitor information services at the Big Bear Discovery Center and Children’s Forest. Position is also responsible to lead nature walks, canoe/kayak tours, recycling events, Off Highway Vehicle education and other interpretive programs for the public.  Position will work directly with staff, adult and youth volunteers to engage in trail maintenance, ecological restoration and interpretive programs in the San Bernardino National Forest. 4 positions available

Children's Forest Site Leader

The Children’s Forest Site Leader is a corpsmember position.  The site leader will be responsible for overseeing project management and leading corpsmembers in trail building, trail maintenance, greenhouse operations, restoration projects, recycling events, and Off Highway Vehicle education on the San Bernardino National Forest.  Position is also responsible for providing interpretive programs, visitor information services, and leading corpsmembers at the National Children’s Forest. Position will oversee volunteers, working with both adult and youth volunteers and recruit the public to engage in ecological restoration and interpretive programs in the San Bernardino National Forest. 

Customer Service Representative 

The Discovery Center Customer Service Representative is a corpsmember position. The Customer Service Representative will be responsible for working with visitors in the Adventure Outpost at the Big Bear Discovery Center, to conduct sales, answer phone inquiries, and dispense information.  This position also includes computer data and entries along with working in other areas of the Discovery Center to assist with set-up, programs, and maintenance.

Discovery Center Custodian 

The Discovery Center Custodian is a corpsmember position. The custodian will be responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the Discovery Center facility and surrounding buildings. Duties will include the cleaning and maintenance of facility restrooms, work stations, front desk, offices and meeting rooms. Custodian will be responsible for overseeing the recycling program and collection routes. Position is also responsible for setting up interpretive programs at the Discovery Center.

Environmental Educator and Program Coordinator

The Environmental Educator will be responsible for providing interpretive programs and visitor information services at the Big Bear Discovery Center. Position is also responsible for hiring, supervising, and training of corpsmembers to lead nature walks, canoe/kayak tours, recycling events, OHV education and other interpretive programs for the public.  Position will oversee and work directly with volunteers, working with both adult and youth volunteers and recruit the public to engage in trail maintenance, ecological restoration and interpretive programs in the San Bernardino National Forest.  

Forest Resource Monitor

The Forest Resource Monitor is responsible for coordinating with SCMF and USFS resource staff to identify monitoring needs for protection of Threatened and Endangered Species on the SBNF; including checking, repairing and reporting on protected sites outlined in project maps, directing and oversight of work crews, making public contacts in the field and providing public education about protected areas, monitor the forest for unauthorized use and breaches in protected areas, and coordinating with resource staff to mitigate damage to protected sites.