Friends of the Forest Preserves (FOTFP) seeks an Assistant Crew Manager who will help lead our Calumet Conservation Corps Crew based in South Holland. The Calumet Crew helps care for some of the most important natural areas in the state of Illinois. The Calumet Crew’s work is informed through close collaboration with multiple stakeholders including volunteers and Forest Preserve District staff.


  • Assist with the management and supervision of a 5-member crew to work on outdoor conservation projects in the Forest Preserves of Cook County (Monday - Thursday 37.5 hours per week).
  • Assist with the development and training of crew members.
  • Perform some independent field work in the forest preserves including scouting project sites,

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