SCA Northeast

SCA Northeast

Connecticut | Maine | Massachusetts | New Hampshire | New York | Rhode Island | Vermont

This expansive region is home to more than a half-dozen community conservation programs that provide jobs and career training for urban teens, three large conservation corps that provide community outreach plus support for state parks in partnership with AmeriCorps, and the SCA National Conservation Center, our LEED-certified training and operations facility in Charlestown, NH.

Across the Northeast, you are just as likely to meet an SCA volunteer in a local classroom as on the Appalachian Trail; in a NY DEC research lab as on Cape Cod National Seashore.  As SCA addresses the area’s distinctive environmental needs, among the most urgent is the ecological devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy.  Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, in partnership with the City of New York, recently charged SCA to lead a youth-fueled, multi-year restoration effort in federal and city parklands affected by the storm.  After just a few months, National Park Service officials stated some parks were already in better shape than they were before Sandy.   That’s the sort of impact SCA members make here every day.

Youth served:

  • 766 (2013)


Key initiatives:

  • Hurricane Sandy recovery
  • Community Conservation programs
  • Career Discovery Intern Program


Primary partners:

  • Gateway National Recreation Area
  • Adirondack Preserve
  • Olmsted Center for Landscape Preservation
  • City of Boston
  • White Mountain National Forest

News, Stories & Projects

SCA ramped up Earth Day celebrations to new heights this year, marking Earth Day with hands-on conservation service in 14 cities coast to coast and engaging 1,500 volunteers nationwide.

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On February 7th, flurries were in the air and over a foot of snow already blanketed Roberto Clemente State Park in the Bronx. But that didn’t stop 65 volunteers from coming out to the riverfront for February’s ConSERVE NYC event.

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Everyone (that we asked) is in agreement. This year’s superbowl will be decided by which team is more in tune with conservation, nature, and the great outdoors.

Now, obviously you’re thinking, “You guys. One team has a formerly endangered, sea-faring bird as its mascot, while the other has, what? A Revolutionary War reenactor? This is a no-brainer!”

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Available Internships

Environmental Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, North Blenheim, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Geology Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • Thacher State Park, NYS OPRHP, Voorheesville, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse corps serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Environmental Education Assistant

Starts January 23, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Depew, NY

The AmeriCorps Member will enable us to engage citizens of all ages in caring for the environments of NYSDEC’s Reinstein Woods, while also sharing knowledge, especially with underserved youth, about the environment upon which all life depends.

Environmental Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • Clay Pit Ponds State Park NYS OPRHP, Staten Island, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Environmental Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • Audubon New York, New York, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Visual Information Intern

Starts October 29, 2018 • National Parks of New York Harbor, , NY

National Parks of New York Harbor is looking for candidates with graphic design or environmental design experience for the Visual Information Design Intern!

Outreach Intern

Starts October 29, 2018 • , Staten Island, NY

Outreach Intern to work on partnership and programming.

Educator & Naturalist

Starts January 15, 2019 • Audubon New York, Garrison, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Environmental Educator Assistant

Starts January 15, 2019 • Region 2 Office NYS DEC, Long Island City, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Land Stewardship, Outreach, & Research Assistant

Starts January 15, 2019 • Vassar Farm and Ecological Preserve, Poughkeepsie, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Natural Resources Assistant

Starts January 15, 2019 • Scenic Hudson, Inc., Poughkeepsie, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Parks and Trails Assistant

Starts January 15, 2019 • Scenic Hudson, Inc., Poughkeepsie, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Stream Buffer Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, New Paltz, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Watershed Specialist

Starts January 15, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, New Paltz, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Data Collection Specialist -GIS & Planning

Starts January 15, 2019 • New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Albany, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Ecosystem Steward and Education Assistant

Starts January 15, 2019 • Minnewaska State Park Preserve NYS OPRHP, Cragsmoor, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Educator and Stewardship Assistant

Starts January 15, 2019 • Minnewaska State Park Preserve NYS OPRHP, Cragsmoor, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Environmental Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • Minnewaska State Park Preserve NYS OPRHP, New Paltz, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Environmental Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • Grafton Lakes State Park NYS OPRHP, Grafton, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

GIS/GPS Technician

Starts January 15, 2019 • New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Albany, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Regional Environmental Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • Clay Pit Ponds State Park NYS OPRHP, Staten Island, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Trail Steward and Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, Cold Spring, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse corps serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Zookeeping Interpreter

Starts January 15, 2019 • Bear Mountain State Park, NYS OPRHP, Bear Mountain, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse corps serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Environmental Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • Bear Mountain State Park, NYS OPRHP, Bear Mountain, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse corps serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Environmental Education Assistant

Starts January 2, 2019 • Five Rivers Environmental Education Center NYS DEC, Delmar, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse corps serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Estuary Habitats Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Staatsburg, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Estuary Research Reserve Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, Staatsburg, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Stream Stewardship Assistant

Starts January 15, 2019 • Ulster County Soil and Water Conservation District, Shokan, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Stream Stewardship Assistant

Starts January 15, 2019 • Greene County Soil & Water Conservation District, Cairo, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Dune Restoration Steward

Starts January 23, 2019 • Central Office, NYS OPRHP, Pulaski, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Environmental Education Steward

Starts January 23, 2019 • Central Office, NYS OPRHP, Pulaski, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Environmental Educator

Starts January 23, 2019 • Thousand Islands Regional Parks, NYS OPRHP, Fineview, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Environmental Interpreter

Starts January 23, 2019 • Allegany State Park, NYS OPRHP, Salamanca, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Finger Lakes Parks Trail Steward

Starts January 23, 2019 • Finger Lakes State Parks, NYS OPRHP, Ithaca, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

FORCES Program Coordinator

Starts January 23, 2019 • Central Region, NYS OPRHP, Pulaski, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Trail Stewardship Coordinator

Starts January 23, 2019 • Allegany State Park, NYS OPRHP, Salamanca, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Conservation Steward

Starts January 23, 2019 • Thousand Islands Regional Parks, NYS OPRHP, Henderson, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Environmental Educator

Starts January 23, 2019 • Finger Lakes State Parks, NYS OPRHP, Watkins Glen, NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse program serving with NYS Office of Parks, Recreation, and Historic Preservation to provide critical environmental education and stewardship to New York’s natural areas.

Environmental Educator

Starts January 15, 2019 • Thacher State Park, NYS OPRHP, Voorheesville, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse corps serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

Conservation Steward

Starts January 7, 2019 • SCA NH Corps, Allenstown, NH

Join New Hampshire AmeriCorps! Live in a community setting at Bear Brook State Park for 10-months while expanding your skills and experience in environmental education and conservation stewardship, while serving the lands and people of New Hampshire!

Interpretive Ranger

Starts January 7, 2019 • SCA NH Corps, Allenstown, NH

Join New Hampshire AmeriCorps! Live in a community setting in New Hampshire for 10-months while expanding your skills and experience in education, leadership, interpretation, and naturalist skills while serving the lands and people of New Hampshire!

2019 Hudson Valley Corps Candidate Pool

Starts January 16, 2019 • , Hudson Valley, NY

SCA Hudson Valley Corps seeks members to be part of a diverse corps serving with NYS Parks, DEC and local non-profits providing critical environmental education and stewardship at sites in both urban and rural areas throughout the Hudson Valley region.

2019 New York State Parks Corps Hiring Pool

Starts January 23, 2019 • New York State Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation, , NY

SCA NYS Parks Corps seeks enthusiastic conservationists to provide critical environmental education and stewardship for State Parks in the Allegany, Finger Lakes, Central Region and Thousand Islands regions of New York State.

NY Excelsior Conservation Corps Team (NY Residents Only, Vets Encouraged to apply - APPLICATION FEE WAIVED )

Starts February 25, 2019 • SCA Excelsior Corps, , NY

Join SCA’s Excelsior AmeriCorps program. Modeled after the CCC, the program will be comprised of 50 members 18-25 and vets 18-28 addressing the conservation needs of the state of NY.

Education & Interpretation Intern

Starts September 17, 2018 • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Brookline, MA

Interested in teaching and learning through landscapes? Check out this 6 month internship involving programs for school groups, archival research, public programming, and event planning associated with the Olmsted firm’s design legacy.

Community Liaison Intern (NYC Area Candidates Only)

Starts September 17, 2018 • Statue of Liberty National Monument, New York, NY

Community Liaison Internships at Statue of Liberty. NYC Local Candidate

Resource Interpretation Intern

Starts October 15, 2018 • National Parks of New York Harbor, Broad Channel, NY

Resource Interpretation Intern (NYC local candidate)

Visitor Services Internship

Starts January 7, 2019 • FWS Northeast Regional Office (R5), Hadley, MA

Visitor Services and Communications Internship at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Northeast Regional Office: We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team and make a difference for national wildlife refuges in the Northeast!

Preservation Skills and Development Internship

Starts September 20, 2018 • Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, Brookiline, MA

Landscape Maintenance on historic grounds at Frederick Law Olmsted in Boston.