2019 SCA Adirondack Corps

Expected Dates
May 19, 2019 to October 12, 2019
Site
SCA New York Corps
Position ID
PO-00727455

Live and Serve with a team of like-minded conservationists performing critical outdoor conservation projects.  As a member of the Adirondacks team you will serve the land by carrying out such responsibilities as, trail construction and maintenance, invasive species management, campground rehabilitation and historic preservation and restoration. In addition to these important duties, SCA will also help you to develop skills for a future in conservation by leading you in our Nationally Recognized Conservation Work Skills training.
 
Members live and serve in remote backcountry settings for up to 10 days at a time, or from front country base camps depending upon project. Members will have shared housing with other SCA members when not in the field on projects.  Perform outdoor conservation projects, 85%; receive training, 15%.
 
  • Encompassing one-third of the total land area of New York State, the 6.1 million acres of Adirondack Park offer picturesque landscapes, limitless recreational opportunities and a rich history. While serving in this program, you’ll not only have an opportunity to have a measurable impact on all of these tremendous attributes, but you’ll also be able to experience them first-hand.
  • Professional Development training related to this program include: Wilderness Advanced First Aid, Chainsaw Safety and Use (Game of Logging), Trail Construction and Maintenance, Basic Rigging, Conflict Resolution, Communication, and Leadership.
  • Leave No Trace, SCA canoe training, backcountry camping, GOL chainsaw training or rigging and rock work, advanced trail construction training, and much more.
  • No
Main Area of Focus
Backcountry/Trail work
Education, Training & Skills Expected
Backpacking
competent with supervision
Camping
competent with supervision
Hand Tools
competent with supervision
Trail Maintenance
some experience