East Bay Regional Parks Trail Crew (PO-00734623)

The East Bay Regional Park is a 121,397 acre park located east of San Francisco. Over 1,250 miles of trails across 73 parks, East Bay Regional Parks are the go to for outdoor recreation in the San Francisco area. The park provides the terrain for lots of activities including hiking, boating, picnicking, horseback riding, camping, fishing and more. Due to the park being so highly utilized, there has been a massive backlog of trail restoration. This is where the East Bay Regional Park Corps come in. The SCA trail crew will work with the East Bay Regional Park District staff on a variety of trail projects throughout the Park District. Projects may vary widely in location and scope. They may include, but not limited to:
· Trail maintenance (tread and drainage)
· Social trail restoration
· Installation of erosion structures
· Clearing of trail corridor
· Reset slope for water run off
· And more
Project work will be physical in nature and demanding. Crew will have to hike uneven terrain, carry a heavy pack and tools, and work in the elements. Candidates must be looking for a new adventure, want to be part of a team, adaptable in any situation, and have a positive mindset. 

Member Benefits:
– $475 – weekly living allowance
– $650 – one time round trip travel allowance
– Crew will receive WFA (wilderness first aid) training
– Crew will receive S-212 Chainsaw training

*All allowances subject to applicable federal, state, and local taxes

**This position is part of a specialized SCA AmeriCorps program and if you are selected, you will be serving as an SCA AmeriCorps member. To be eligible for this position you must have served as an AmeriCorps member less than 4 times**

SCA 1957

Position ID: PO-00734623

Expected Dates: June 5, 2023 - October 20, 2023

2950 Peralta Oaks Avenue
Oakland, CA

Main Area of Focus: Trail Maintenance or Construction

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Indoor/Outdoor: Outside

US Citizenship: Yes

Student Conservation Association