SCA Philadelphia Community Crew Leader

Conservation Begins Here.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire our high school youth crews for the Philadelphia Community Summer program.

Program Dates:  Early July 2018 – Mid-August  2018

Training Dates:  June 4th, 2018 – June 14th, 2018

Primary Responsibilities:

  •  Act as a Crew Manager guiding crew dynamics and facilitating teamwork
  • Function as a Technical Advisor assisting in training crew members to complete quality work
  • Serve as a Partnership Representative managing relationships with agency partner and ensuring successful and timely completion of work projects
  • Perform tasks as a Program Administrator by communicating with SCA staff, completing documentation and managing a budget


  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must have ability to legally work in the US
  • Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required
  • Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
  • Must be able to attend mandatory Crew Leader training: (June 4th – June 14th)
  • Current First Aid certification & CPR required by the start of the training
  • Experience working with youth or young adults (15-19), teaching in an educational environment a plus
  • Experience and/or interest in working with youth with autism or other disabilities, preferred.
  • Experience with conservation work skills or related skills, preferred  i.e. trail maintenance, trail construction, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening, plant identification
  • 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
  • Must have personal housing arrangements

Compensation: $600/week total salary

To Apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email [email protected] with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application.


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Program Type
Community Crew Leader