Minuteman National Historical Park: Lexington, MA

Student Conservation Association
Lexington, MA
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Conservation Begins Here. The Student Conservation Association (SCA) seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the Minuteman National Historical Park Historic Preservation Crew. Program Dates:  July 11 – August 16, 2022 Training Dates: June 5-8 or June 18-22 (mandatory paid training) Primary Responsibilities: The Student Conservation Association (SCA) and Minuteman National Historical Park have joined together to launch a pilot youth employment program for local Career and Technical Education students in Massachusetts. SCA is looking for someone who is passionate about introducing young people to the preservation trades to lead a small crew of high school students in a variety of preservation projects. The crew will be made up of local CTE students who have some experience and training in the trades. This summer experience will be focused on adding preservation standards and practice to the trade skills the students already have. Specifically, the Crew Leader will: Act as a Crew Supervisor, by facilitating teamwork, managing field-based tasks, and guiding crew dynamics Serve as an Advisor, by training members in technical conservation work skills, mentoring personal and professional development, and teaching environmental stewardship Act as a Project Manager, by communicating with agency park partners, ensuring successful and timely completion of work projects, and upholding a positive representation of SCA Perform tasks as a Program Administrator, by organizing logistics, completing documentation, managing a budget, and communicating with SCA staff
Qualifications: Experience working with youth Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day, exposed to the elements and most occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more Current First Aid and CPR certification required by the start of training Must be able to attend Crew Leader training: June 5-8 or June 18-22 Must be a minimum of 21 years of age Must have ability to legally work in the US Must have a valid driver’s license for 3+ years and MVR that meets SCA standards Must be able to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards Must be able to secure housing in the Greater Boston/Lincoln, MA area Experience in preservation trades or related skills preferred but not necessary to be considered Compensation: $600/week total salary, paid training To Apply: Click Login or Sign Up. Create a profile, complete the basic application and then select Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume, and two (2) references. Once your application is complete, you MUST email leaders@thesca.org with the position of interest listed in the subject line. This is the only way for us to know your application has been submitted. SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity. For more information about SCA, visit us at www.theSCA.org
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