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.

Conservation Begins Here.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Preservation Fire Corps.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Stewardship Training for Environmental Progress (STEP) Fire Corps program. Under supervision of The Nature Conservancy, the crew will conduct prescribed burns, prepare fire lines, and complete other conservation tasks.

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adult members (18 year of age and older) for work in Wolf Trap Center for the Performing Arts.  

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adult members (18 years of age and older) to work in Parks in the DC metro area.  

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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 with the 2019 USFS Roving Trail Team in the Southern Appalachian Forests.

Program Dates: ­ 8/25/2019 – 12/8/2019

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Prescribed Fire Corps in Louisiana in partnership with SCA and the US Forest Service.

 

Training Dates:  1/5/2020 - 1/10/2020

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Prescribed Fire Corps in Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forest in Suches, GA in partnership with SCA and the US Forest Service.

 

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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 fall programs. *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 young adults for the California Roving Conservation Corps program.  

Program Dates: ­Tentatively September 2019 – March 2020 (exact dates TBA)

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults for the Prescribed Fire Corps in the Gulf in partnership with SCA and The Nature Conservancy.

Program Dates:  January 13, 2020 – May 2020

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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 our GulfCorps program.  

Program Dates:  September 2019 – June 2020 (tentative)

Training Dates: September 2019