DC Area Fall Young Adult Program

Expected Dates
August 23, 2021 to October 1, 2021
Position ID
PO-00732130
Join SCA’s DC Area young adult program! This fall there will be two crews working in Rock Creek and Greenbelt National Parks. The crews will be comprised of 4 young adult members (18 years of age or older) and 1 crew leader. These teams will be working in partnership with National Park Service staff to complete necessary projects.

The Rock Creek Park team will be focused on maintaining and restoring two exercise parks at both Carter Barron Amphitheater & along the Rock Creek Parkway Southbound Multi-use trail. The crew’s work will likely include replacing signage and repairing equipment. The Greenbelt team will be focused on restoring a boardwalk trail through the park. The team will also assist with other basic maintenance of the park’s trails. 


As long as Covid-19 is a threat, members are expected to do their part to keep their team safe, this includes being mindful of current regulations, regular cleaning and disinfection of tools/equipment, regular health check-ins with staff, and following policy and procedures outlined in SCA’s COVID management plan.

Program Dates: August 23 - October 1, 2021 (candidates must be available for all program dates)
Schedule: Monday- Friday; 7:30am- 3:30pm

Pay Rate: $15 per hour (working 40 hours per week)

Qualifications:  18 years or older; must be available for all program dates; demonstrate an interest and ability to work in an outdoor setting – previous outdoor work experience is a plus; experience working as a member of a team; ability to maintain safe, productive and enjoyable work environment, must have housing in the DC metro area.

How to apply: Complete the internship/corps application and submit at least two references. Then email [email protected] to express your interest in the position. 
    Main Area of Focus
    Visitor Services and Site Operations
    Education, Training & Skills Expected
    Hand Tools
    some experience
    Trail Maintenance
    some experience