New York City, NY

Members of SCA's NYC Conservation Leadership Corps Program on a sunny Spring day

New York City Community Crews

SCA’s 2018 NYC Programs will have teams of High School students aged 15-19 serving in various parks throughout New York City’s five boroughs.

Program Dates: July 9th through August 17th. 

*If accepted you must be available for the entirety of the program.

As a member of NYC’s 2018 Community Crew Programs you will:

  • Earn up to $13 per hour!
  • Serve up to 35 hours per week, Monday through Friday (7:30 AM-4:00PM)
  • Members will meet at various National, State and City Park sites.
  • Work on teams of 10 High School team members (with 1-2 adult team leaders 21+)
  • Serve to give back and better your local communities, parks and natural areas.
  • Participate in weekly environmental education and recreational activities to include: kayaking, hiking, trips to organic farms, wastewater facilities and museums.


  • Please submit your application by May 15th.
  • If you need any assistance, please refer to the How to Apply section of our website.
  • Please email NYC Program Coordinator; John Donovan at [email protected] once you have completed the application or if you have any questions. 


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