2021 Pittsburgh Community Crew Leader

Crew Leader for Community Programs Pittsburgh 

SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land.  

Join our team in Pittsburgh this summer along with 13 other crew leaders to lead service projects with high school students in our city parks and green spaces. 


As a co-leader, foster an ethic of community and environmental stewardship among a crew of 10 students ages 14-18, through hands-on service projects in Pittsburgh City Parks and greenspaces. Leaders will teach environmental education and train members on trail work skills 

Daily tasks include: Trail construction and maintenance, habitat restoration, team building, revitalizing abandoned urban properties, and teaching environmental education curriculum. 


  • Experience mentoring youth in the Pittsburgh region 

  • Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day, exposed to the elements and most occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more 

  • Interest in teaching environmental education and environmental justice topics 

  • Willingness to work in a co-leader and team centric environment 

  • Infectious love of the outdoors 


  • Ability to meet SCA’s criminal and background check standards 

  • 21 years of age or older 

  • Current First Aid/CPR certification required by June 1st 

  • Ability to attend virtual leader training June 6 12, and an in-person trail work skills training in the Pittsburgh June 14 - 18, 2021 

  • Availability for the entire program lengthJune 6th – August 13th, 2021 


$600 per week for 9 weeks 

• 2 weeks of training • 6 weeks of crew leading • 1 week of debrief 


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 March 31, 2021. 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
Community Crew Leader
Pennsylvania - Eastern