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UCCIE Supervisor

Job Description:

The UCCIE Supervisor position is responsible for providing guidance and leadership to corpsmembers enrolled in the Urban Conservation Corps of the Inland Empire. The crew supervisor must have a passion for working with young adults and a commitment to helping them. Supervisors are expected to be field teachers that supervise and help youth or young adults build social, life, and job skills that help them become successful in life and help them build positive attitudes toward work.

Essential functions and duties will include:

  • Provide supervisory oversight to ensure that corpsmembers are completing quality work that meets the standards of the clients or partners
  • Serve as the on-site project liaison to program managers, sponsors, clients, and/or partners- and stay in communication with them during the project
  • Manage daily crew logistics to ensure appropriate tools, vehicles, gear, communication, and other necessary items have been provided
  • Ensure that corpsmembers are supervised in a way that can help build and promote positive attitudes toward work and toward others
  • Ensure the safety of corpsmembers to include preventing violence or conflicts among the crew. Work with the UCCIE Director of Corps Operation and UCCIE Corps Development manager in intervening in conflicts between corpsmembers and staff
  • Ensure that corpsmembers are learning social, life, and job skills
  • Ensure that the UCC property, tools, equipment, supplies are maintained and not lost or stolen. Report any damage or loss to the Warehouse Manager.
  • Review and share weekly UCCIE crew schedule with corpsmembers
  • Provide daily feedback to UCCIE Manager on project accomplishments and/or project setbacks
  • Attend safety training and provide learned skills to corpsmembers to minimize injuries among corpsmembers in the field.
  • Participate in field technical trainings to obtain technical skills necessary for project delivery
  • Ensure that the UCC related work projects are in compliance with safety-related regulations and complete all injury-related documentation immediately upon any injuries in the field.
  • Ensure that corpsmembers adhere to UCC regulations at all times; uniforms, boots, safety wear, etc.
  • Complete Daily Report (DR) forms for all work projects and ensure appropriate funding codes and signatures are completed prior to being submitted
  • Maintain documentation for daily accomplishments,  vehicle mileage, incident reports, and other forms as necessary
  • Work closely with UCC Managers for purchasing needs of equipment and supplies needed for projects
  • Assist in identifying and recruiting young people to the Corps
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of High School Diploma
  • A minimum of two years of experience in a conservation corps, public land management or a related field that manages similar participants
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Experience working with diverse young adults( 18-25 years of age), as well as young adults that are or have been involved in the justice system
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to resolve conflicts
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with community-based agencies (non-profits), services, and resources
  • Attention to detail and ability to multitask and manage priorities
  • Strong initiative, good work ethic, and desire to advance the organization
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, and plus if knowledgeable in Google applications (Docs, Sheets, etc)
  • Must have a valid driver’s license with a clean record
  • Must be able to obtain a Class B driver’s license within 90 days of employment

Compensation: This is a full-time position with a work schedule of Monday through Friday (or 5 days per week) from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM with a 30-minute lunch. Flexibility in work schedule is required and may include weekends if needed and scheduled.

  • Hourly pay rate is based on qualifications and experience (range $16-$22)
  • Benefits include health, dental and vision insurance, and 403(b) options
  • 10 days paid vacation per year and annual accrual of 9 days paid sick leave, plus 11 paid holidays annually

UCCIE Corpsmember

Job Description:

The UCCIE welcomes individuals from all backgrounds, ages 18-25, to join our crews and education program. Corpsmembers (program participants) serve on crews of 4-10 individuals providing services to their community.  Type of daily work varies.  All training, uniforms, and transportation provided.  Participants will support recycling and conservation services. Examples of work projects include: recycling routes, e-waste and tire collection, trail building, and weed abatement. Program participants are provided on-the-job training and continuing education opportunities for up to 12 months.


  • 18-25 years of age
  • A resident of Riverside or San Bernardino Counties
  • Able to successfully pass physical exam and training
  • Willing and able to work outdoors in all types of weather conditions
  • Willing and able to participate in the UCCIE education program
  • Ability to work well with diverse groups of people
  • Interested in career development and participation in field-study programs
  • Interested in conservation issues, recycling, waste reduction, and natural resource projects


This is a part-time position with a work schedule of 2-3 days/week as scheduled Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM to 3:30 PM with a 30-minute lunch. Flexibility in work schedule and hours is required and may include weekends or after hour work if needed and scheduled.

  • Hourly pay rate is $14/hour
  • Training and mentorship in environmental science, career development, public relations, and community leadership.
  • Post-service job search assistance and support for one year after completion of the program

How to apply:

Fill out an application online HERE at

The Southern California Mountains Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that believes connecting communities to our public lands is the key to their survival. We mobilize individuals to inspire and engage in environmental citizenship. The Southern California Mountains Foundation supports youth development through conservation initiatives integrating environmental education, training and hands-on service projects;  protects our natural resources through adult and family-led programming; and provides interpretive services that focus on outdoor recreation, responsible use, and stewardship of our natural environment.  The Southern California Mountains Foundation consists of 30 full-time staff,  75-100 part-time employees and 750 volunteers.  We achieve our mission through seven programs: (1) Urban Conservation Corps of the Inland Empire, (2) Big Bear Discovery Center, (3) Off-Highway Vehicles, (4) Fire Lookouts, (5) National Children’s Forest, (6) Music in the Mountains and (7) Big Bear Trails.

The Southern California Mountains Foundation is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status

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