SCA Seattle 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 Seattle high school students in the Seattle Community Program.

Position DatesJune through August

Location:  Seattle, WA

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Co-lead field based projects, such as trail building, invasive removal and habitat restoration
  • Teach environmental education curriculum
  • Mentor youth in job readiness and personal development
  • Create a fun and productive atmosphere for crew members


  • Be at least 21 years old.
  • Strong interest in working with and mentoring urban youth.
  • Must be able to attend mandatory Crew Leader trainingJune 11th – June 21st
  • Proven experience working with youth, preferably in an outdoor/team-based setting.
  • Fluency/proficiency in a second language highly desirable.
  • Outdoor living skills, Experience with conservation work.
  • Proven ability to manage complex logistics in an organized fashion. 
  • Valid driver’s license for 3+ years and clean driving record. Criminal background check must pass SCA standards.
  • Possess current First Aid and CPR certifications, Wilderness First Aid preferred.
  • Must have personal housing arrangements in program city

Compensation: $600/week, paid training

To Apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile; when prompted complete the Basic, Leader, and Final application sections. 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
SCA Seattle Office