SCA Seattle Youth Conservation Crew Leader

The Student Conservation Association
Seattle, WA
Job Category
Temporary/Seasonal Positions
$15/hour (up to 20-30 hours/month), paid training
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Conservation Begins Here The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the Seattle 2018-19 School Year Program. Program Dates: December 2018 - May 2019 Training Dates: December 7th, 8th & 9th (mandatory paid training) Primary Responsibilities: • 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
• Experience working with youth, teaching or environmental educational a plus • Experience with conservation work skills or related skills preferred – i.e. trail maintenance, trail construction, habitat restoration, chainsaw, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening • 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: December 7th, 8th & 9th • 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 have personal housing arrangements in program city To Apply: Visit to create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume and at least two (2) professional references. Once your application is complete, please email with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application. SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity. For more information about SCA, visit us at
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Hannah Jo King
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