Contact Name: Hannah Jo King
Company/Organization/Agency: The Student Conservation Association
Address: 1230 Preservation Park Way, Oakland, CA 94612 USA
Email Address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone: (510) 832-1966
Job Title: SCA Pittsburgh Community Apprentice Crew Leader
Job 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
-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.
-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 at least one in the Pittsburgh area.
-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
Compensation: Wage is $11/hr, with 40 hour weeks during training (June 1-25) and 32 hour weeks during the field season (total of $3,432 for the summer).
View Position: https://www.thesca.org/pittsburgh-community-apprentice-crew-leader
Job Start Date: 6/1/2018
Application Deadline: 5/31/2018
Additional Information: To Apply: Send a resume and letter of interest to Darren Gruetze, Pittsburgh Program Manager at email@example.com
SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity.
For more information about SCA, visit us at www.theSCA.org
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