Field Leaders: Current Openings

SCA Field Leaders at work, leading, motivating and inspiring young people in environmental work

Field Leader positions are open to those 21 and older who have strong field experience and a desire to lead, motivate, inspire and guide. Below are some of the field positions that will become available over the next few months. Please view the Field Leader Position Types linked to the right of this page for an explanation of our various leader opportunities. 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.

Apprentice Crew Leader positions are open to candidates who are under 21 (and at least 1 year out of high school) and are interested in learning leadership and field management skills in order to prepare for an SCA Field Leader position in the future. See below for Apprentice Crew Leader positions that will be available in the coming summer season, or visit the Field Leader Position Types page for more details. Details on how to apply are included in the information for specific positions.

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire NYC high school students for the summer 2019 community programs. 

Program Dates:  June August (exact dates TBD)

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire students for the Potomac River NWR YCC program.

Program Dates: 6/16/2019 - 8/24/2019

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire interns working with DC’s Urban Tree House program.

Program Dates: ­ June 19th – Aug 16th

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants for the Leader Teams spring program in California, Missouri, and Pennsylvania. *You must be an SCA alumni to apply.

Program Dates: March – May (depending on crew)

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Western Roving Conservation Corps program.  

Program Dates: ­ 5/13/2019 – 9/28/2019

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire students for the Forsythe, NJ program.

Program Dates: 5/7/2019 - 11/2/2019

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the Houston Summer Crew Programs.

Program Dates: July 1st- August 20th (Tentative)

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire three young adult members for the Native Plant Corps summer program in Assateague Island, MD.

Program Dates: 6/3/2019 - 9/25/2019

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization, seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire youth members for the Pennsylvania Outdoor Corps.

Leader Position Dates: June 27 - August 14

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified leader and intern applicants to be part of a young adult team at Maryland’s Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park.

Crew Leader Program Dates: 6/3/2019 - 5/1/2020 

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Bay Area high school students for the summer 2019 community program.

Program Dates:  July - August

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Veteran Fire Corps summer programs in the Great Plains of the western U.S. *You do not need to be a veteran to apply.

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire New Jersey high school students for the summer 2019 community programs. 

Program Dates:  July 8 - August 16

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Puget Sound region high school students for the Seattle Community Program.  

Program Dates: ­ July 1st – August 23rd, 2019

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the California Roving Conservation Corps program.  

Program Dates: ­ 5/13/2019 – 11/9/2019

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the Chicago Conservation Leadership Corps summer program.

Program Dates: ­ July 1st-August 9th

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Young Adults for the Lassen Conservation Corps programs.  

Program Dates: ­ May 2019 to September 2019 (exact dates TBA)

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students in National Parks across the U.S. 

Program Dates: ­June - August (exact dates depend on program)

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire a team of 5 young adult participants in the completion of conservation projects throughout the state of Alaska. 

Program Dates: April – September 2019

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire a team of Alaskan youth in the summer of 2019.

Training Dates: May  17th-31st, 2019

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