The Student Conservation Association

Contact Name: Hannah Jo King

Company/Organization/Agency: The Student Conservation Association

Address: 1230 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA 94612 USA

Email Address:

Contact Phone: (510) 832-1966

Job Title: SCA Philadelphia Community Crew Leader

Job Description: Conservation Begins Here.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Philadelphia area students for the SCA Summer Community program.

Program Dates: June through August

Primary Responsibilities:
-Co-lead field based projects, such as trail building, invasive removal and habitat restoration
-Teach environmental education curriculum
-Mentor youth in job readiness and personal development
-Create a fun and productive atmosphere for crew members

-Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
-Must have ability to legally work in the US
-Must be able to attend mandatory Crew Leader training in June
-Current First Aid certification & CPR required by the start of the training
-Experience working with youth or young adults (ages 14-18), teaching in an educational environment a plus
-Experience with conservation work skills or related skills, preferred i.e. trail maintenance, trail construction, chainsaw, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening
-Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day, exposed to the elements and must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more
-Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required
-Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
-Must have personal housing arrangements in program city

Compensation: $600/week, paid training

Job Start Date: 6/1/2018

Application Deadline: 5/15/2018

Additional Information: To Apply: Visit us at 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 & 3 references. Once your application is complete, please email with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application. 

View Post:

SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity. 
For more information about SCA, visit us at

(Sent via Professional TrailBuilders Association)