This Team Leader must have a state driver’s license, the ability to obtain a Government Driver’s License, and be a skilled communicator who is able to deal effectively with interested parties and Forest Service staff. This position requires a background check.
Duties and Responsibilities
Acquaints himself/herself with any Forest Guidelines or policies that apply to volunteer work projects.
Reviews the list of needs/opportunities with Forest Service Staff about the interested parties or groups.
Conducts site reviews as needed to acquaint parties with project opportunities.
Supervises the scouts/participants, in consultation with Forest Service Staff, while doing the projects selected by the parties.
Identifies any support resources required from Forest Service Staff and verifies that they will be available for the project.
Where appropriate, transports tools or supplies that can be provided by the Forest Service for projects and delivers them to the project site.
Supervises the Eagle Scout or group leader as they conduct the proper safety briefings and sign-in for individuals participating in the projects before they are started at the worksite
Completes a project check list to insure that any safety briefings, required supervision, and parental consent notifications have been made.
Documents any injuries, or other notable incidents that occur in the course of the project.
Returns all tools, completes any paperwork (e.g., safety briefings, time sheets, accomplishments) or reports for the project, and submits them on a timely basis.
Team Leaders are encouraged to dedicate 1 to 2 Saturdays per month on a seasonal basis.
Day of the project: Project day requires meeting at the Mesa Ranger District Office at 7:00 am, collecting paperwork and equipment needed for the project and then driving to the project site in a government vehicle. Supervision of the project is usually completed in 3 - 5 hours after the arrival of the participants
This Team Leader goes through the volunteer orientation program and is oriented to his position by other team leaders or Forest Service staff.
MUST pass a basic background check and attend the BSA youth protection training