2021 NEW YORK FIELD LEADER

Conservation Begins Here.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire High school students for the NYC(Bronx) programs.  

Program Dates: ­ _July 5th-August 18th

Training Dates: ­ June 21-July2 (mandatory paid training)

Specifically, the Crew Leader will:

  • Act as a Crew Supervisor, by facilitating teamwork, managing field-based tasks, and guiding crew dynamics
  • Serve as an Advisor, by training members in technical conservation work skills, mentoring personal and professional development, and teaching environmental stewardship
  • Act as a Project Manager, by communicating with agency park partners, ensuring successful and timely completion of work projects, and upholding a positive representation of SCA
  • Perform tasks as a Program Administrator, by organizing logistics, completing documentation, managing a budget, and communicating with SCA staff

Qualifications:

  • Experience working with youth or young adults [15-19], teaching or environmental education a plus
  • Experience with conservation work skills or related skills preferred – i.e. trail maintenance, trail construction, habitat restoration, chainsaw, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening
  • Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day, exposed to the elements and must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more
  • Current First Aid and CPR certification required by the start of training
  • Must be able to attend Crew Leader training: [June 21 through July 2nd. ]
  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must have ability to legally work in the US
  • Must have a valid driver’s license for 3+ years and MVR that meets SCA standards
  • Must be able to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
  • [Add housing requirements here, i.e. Must have personal housing arrangements in program city]

Compensation: $800/week total salary.  $600/week paid training

To Apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume, and two (2) references. Once your application is complete, you MUST email [email protected] with the position of interest listed in the subject line. This is the only way for us to know your application has been submitted.


FOR HIGHEST CONSIDERATION APPLY BY June 1. Applicants are highly encouraged to apply early as positions are filled on a rolling basis.

 

SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity.

For more information about SCA, visit us at www.theSCA.org

 

Program Type
Project Leader
Setting
Field
Status
Seasonal
Location
New York