Friends of the Forest Preserves seeks an Assistant Crew Manager who will help lead our BGI (Barrington Greenway Initiative) Conservation Corps Crew.


  • Assist with the management and supervision of a 4-member crew to work on outdoor conservation projects in the Forest Preserves of Cook County, Lake County, and Citizens for Conservation (Monday - Thursday 37.5 hours per week).
  • Assist with the development and training of crew members in ecological restoration and local ecology concepts.
  • Lead project work when the crew manager is unavailable. This may include leading multiple Conservation Corps crews.
  • Perform some independent field work in the forest preserves including scouting project sites, checking on previously co

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