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 Pittsburgh 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 10 high school students for the Pittsburgh Summer Community program.

Program Dates: June 1st through August 8th

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
-Experience mentoring or leading work projects
-Desire to work outdoors in all weather conditions
-Desire to mentor, inspire, and engage youth (ages 14-18)
-Current First Aid certifications & CPR required by start of training
-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
-Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards

Preferred Experience:
-Experience with conservation work skills or related skills, i.e. trail maintenance, trails construction, chainsaw, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening
-Teaching, coaching, camp counselor, or outdoor leadership experience
-Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required

Compensation: $600/week, 3 weeks paid training (June 1-25)

Job Start Date: 6/1/2018

Application Deadline: 5/25/2018

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.

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

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