The site coach provides encouragement and support to work crews at their sites and assists the materials manager in the management of tools and purchased materials. The responsibilities of the site coach include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Review all volunteer training resources provided prior to camp
  • Visit assigned work sites daily to provide encouragement and direction by being friendly andenthusiastic
  • Give crews direction on proper work procedures, materials, tools, troubleshooting, and safetyissues
  • Act as a safety in spector. Make sure all sites are free from danger and participants are workingsafely
  • Serve and support the camp director and materials manager by helping in these areas: tooland material room(s), material requests during check-in, daily material pick-up and delivery,staging materials for the next day, and tracking ladders and tools
  • Work closely as a team with the materials manager, crew manager, other site coaches, and local project advisors to monitor progress at sites and to ensure project completion
  • Complete post-site inspections for each work site thoroughly and accurately
  • Commit to developing relationships with participants, Red Shirts, lodging facility staff, cosponsors, and members of the community
  • Attend nightly staff meetings
Physical Requirements
  • Able to lift objects up to 50 pounds
  • Capable of working (walking, standing, sitting, etc.) for 10-14 hours per day
  • Prepared to work busy camp days with an average of 5-6 hours of sleep per night