Wolf Trap NP Young Adult Maintenance Crew (PO-00734856)

This young adult crew will work alongside NPS Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts staff. The crew will be comprised of 3 members with 1 crew leader supervisor. Members will work for 10 full weeks.

Program dates: 5/15/23 – 7/21/23
# Member Weeks: 10 (5/15/23 – 7/21/23)

Schedule: Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 3:00 pm (40 hours/week)

Pay Rate: $15/hour, Bi-weekly pay

Transportation and Site Location: Members must provide their own transportation to and from the maintenance shop at the Vienna, Virginia site. The Wolf Trap shop is located at 1551 Trap Rd, Vienna, VA 22182. The specific parking lot members will park at is located at this Google Maps pin.

To enhance native plant gardens, provide erosion control maintenance in picnic areas, and support preparation and painting projects throughout the park.

Work Description: 
All four crew members will go through training by SCA and National Parks staff to complete different field projects throughout the park including:

  1. Erosion control in picnic areas
  2. Prune, plant, and seed native gardens
  3. Prep and paint light pole bases, curbing, and crosswalks within the interior of the park

After training, the crew will work together to complete these work projects alongside NPS staff. Tool usage, safety, and job hazard assessments will be part of training and daily briefings. All members will learn to work in new outdoor environments, in a crew-model with new people, all while learning new skills. Being excited and open to new experiences is a huge advantage for crew members.


  • Earn a stipend or wage
  • Explore green jobs and career opportunities
  • Complete important conservation projects at a National Park
  • Participate in professional development and skill building as a team
  • Alumni benefits after successful completion of program
  • SCA gear package

For SCA's COVID-19 guidance, please refer to www.thesca.org/covid 

Position ID: PO-00734856

Expected Dates: May 15, 2023 - July 21, 2023

1551 Trap Rd
Vienna, VA 22182

Main Area of Focus: Visitor Services and Site Operations

Further Details

AmeriCorps Eligible: Not Eligible

Housing or Stipend Provided?
D. No housing is available

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