New York City, NY

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

Governors Island Community Crew

SCA’s 2016 Governors Island Community Crew Program will have crews of High School students aged 15-19, serving in various parks throughout New York City’s five boroughs. 

Program Dates: July 25th through August 12th.  If accepted you must be available for the entirety of the program.

As a member of NYC’s 2016 Governors Island Community Crew Program you will:

  • Earn $10.10 per hour!
  • Serve 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday (7:30 AM-4:00PM)
  • Members will meet at the Battery Maritime Building in Lower Manhattan (10 South Street, New York, NY, 10004) 
  • Work on crews of 10 High School crew members(with 1-2 adult crew 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 application by July 11th.
  • If you need any assistance please refer to the How to Apply section of our website.
  • Please email NYC Program Coordinator; John Donovan at once you have completed the application or if you have any questions. 

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