COSA Recruitment, Outreach, and Communications Specialist Opening!

Good morning, COSA!

Southwest Conservation Corps is looking to bring on a Recruitment, Outreach, and Communications Specialist! Applications are accepted until the position is filled with a priority application deadline of June 24th. This full time, permanent position is eligible for full benefits, including health, dental, vision, retirement match, wellness benefit, and a generous amount of PTO. This role is also eligible for full time remote status within the service region, front range of Colorado, or northern New Mexico, with some travel to SCC offices in Salida and Durango. To view the full description and application instructions, visit

Recruitment, Outreach, and Communications SpecialistSouthwest Conservation Corps

Date: 5/16/2022

Reports to: SCC Corps Director

Starting Salary: Grade B ($18.27-20.67 per hour, DOE)

Location: Eligible for full time remote within southern Colorado or Colorado Front Range communities, or northern New Mexico. Some travel to and work from SCC offices required.

Status: Full-Time, Non-Exempt

Benefit Eligible: Health, Vision, Dental, Long-Term Disability, Retirement, Paid Time Off per Personnel Policies

Program Summary:

The Southwest Conservation Corps (SCC) is a program of the non-profit service organization, Conservation Legacy, that is built on the legacy of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) that operated from 1933 – 1942. SCC provides youth and young adults opportunities to complete conservation projects on public lands. While serving with SCC, members receive training on job skills, conflict resolution, leadership, teamwork, and environmental stewardship. Programs are developed using a step ladder approach to provide a progression of skill development based on a member’s needs. Members receive a weekly living allowance, training, and an AmeriCorps Education Award (for qualifying individuals).

Position Summary:

The Recruitment Outreach and Communication Specialist will assist SCC in reaching its recruitment goals by directly aiding in recruitment visits, networking, and creating additional outreach contacts and venues, tracking SCC’s various recruitment platforms efficacy, developing and distributing print media, managing and enhancing SCC’s social media platforms, building recruitment pathways, and developing a more strategic and comprehensive recruitment strategy. The position will also assist SCC leadership and development function by creating more compelling reports, better marketing materials and a related communications strategy. The position will work closely with Conservation Legacy central communications staff, the Director of Diversity & Recruitment, and the Western Region Talent Development Specialist, advancing the overall combined communications strategy of the organization and will work within established communications guidelines.

Required Qualifications:

· Minimum of 2 years of experience in program recruitment and/or administration.

· Ability to maintain a variety of social media platforms.

· Proficient with social media and website content management systems.

· Ability to write engaging content for digital & print distribution.

· Ability to communicate effectively.

· Dedication to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion principles in communication.

· Ability to adhere to and uphold Conservation Legacy communications standards.

· Flexibility, adaptability and capacity to work in a fluid, changing work environment.

· Exhibits the ability to effectively work on diverse teams or with a variety of populations,
including those underrepresented at our organization and those of BIPOC communities.

· Valid Colorado Driver’s license, insurable driving record and ability to pass Conservation Legacy’s criminal history checks.

To view the full description and application instructions, visit

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Morgan Brandenburg


Recruitment, Outreach, and Communications Manager

Southwest Conservation Corps


A program of Conservation Legacy

“Engaging future leaders who protect, restore, and enhance our nation’s lands through community-based service”