SCA Pittsburgh Community Apprentice Crew Leader

Agency
The Student Conservation Association
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
Salary
Wage is $11/hr, 40 hour weeks during training (June 1-25) and 32 hour weeks during the field season (total of $3,432 for the summer)
Start Date
06/04/2018
Last Date to Apply
06/01/2018
Website
https://www.thesca.org/pittsburgh-community-apprentice-crew-leader
Description
Conservation Begins Here. The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks Apprentice Crew Leaders (ACLs) for the Pittsburgh Summer Community program. Apprentice Crew Leaders will work to increase their leadership & field management experience in order to prepare them for a Field Leader position in the future. They will assist in the management, implementation, and reporting of a high school student crew under the supervision of a mentor Crew Leader(s). Program Dates: June 1st through August 8th, 2018 Primary Responsibilities: • Assist with pre-program preparations including student communication and any on-site duties (agency meetings, food shopping, camp set-up, member orientation, volunteer events, etc). • Assist with supervision and motivation of high school students during field-based projects, such as trail building, invasive removal and habitat restoration • Assist with the coordination and teaching of environmental education & team-building activities. • Assist with risk management duties including the completion of the crew Emergency Response Plan, Job Hazard Analysis, and minor incident reporting. • Model SCA Risk Management Protocol including Take 5, tool safety and equipment use, food handling, and hygiene • Help to create a fun and productive atmosphere for crew members • Assist with the management of food, budget, gear, and travel logistics. • Assist with program wrap-up & reporting.
Qualifications
• Must be 19-20 years old (one year out of high school), some exceptions may apply. • Must have ability to legally work in the US • Successfully completed two SCA Youth programs, including one in the program area that you are applying for. • Recommendation from a prior Crew Leader or SCA Staff member and demonstrated passion for the SCA mission. • Must be able to attend and successfully complete Crew Leader Orientation & Conservation Skills Training: June 1st-25th • Demonstrated leadership skills • Knowledge of tools and experience working on a variety of conservation projects • Attentive to detail and responsive to feedback • Self-motivated; flexible and creative problem-solving experience • Desire to mentor, inspire, and engage youth (ages 14-18) • Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards To Apply: Send a resume and letter of interest to Darren Gruetze, Pittsburgh Program Manager at dgruetze@thesca.org SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity. For more information about SCA, visit us at www.theSCA.org
Contact Person
Hannah Jo King
Contact Phone
5108321966
Contact eMail
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