Field Leaders: Current Openings

SCA Field Leaders at work, leading, motivating and inspiring young people in environmental work

Field Leader positions are open to those 21 and older who have strong field experience and a desire to lead, motivate, inspire and guide. Below are some of the field positions that will become available over the next few months. Please view the Field Leader Position Types linked to the right of this page for an explanation of our various leader opportunities. To Apply: Click Login or Sign Up. 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 leaders@thesca.org with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults in Corps programs across the country.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Corps Members for the Veteran Fire Corps programs.  Veteran status not required of Leader.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Milwaukee teens for the Milwaukee Conservation Leadership Corps program.

Program Dates: July 5th August 12th

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire three young adults for the River Safety Ambassador program in George Washington Memorial National Park in McLean, VA

Program Dates: 5/23/2016 – 9/2/2016

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the  Baltimore Conservation Leadership Corps (BCLC). Past locations have included: Clifton Park, Herring Run Park, Leakin Park, and Civic Works’ Real Food Farm

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire youth crews in the Community Crew Program working in Philadelphia, PA and Camden, NJ, over an 8 week period of time in the summer of 2016

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the summer of 2016.  

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Washington DC Area high school students (ages 15-19) for the 2016 DC Summer Conservation Crew Program.

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Mandatory Site Visit Day:  June 6. 2016 – June 10, 2016

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks experienced; quality oriented outdoor leader to work in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers to collect valuable interviews on the uses of ACE protected sites.  Members, in pairs, will collect recreation use information from visitors, primarily through roadside interviews.  The interview sit

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks experienced conservation leaders to manage members for the Pittsburgh Citi Parks Ranger Program for a 6 month period.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire NH Conservation Corps members in the SCA New Hampshire AmeriCorps program.

Program Dates: April 18th – November 4th, 2016

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire a team of 5 young adult participants in the completion of conservation projects throughout the state of Alaska.  Typical projects include trail maintenance and construction, exotic plant management, fuels reduction and habitat restoration.  Teams wi

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire local high school students for the Summer Crew Programs.

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Seattle and Edmonds:  July – Aug 19, 2016

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks experienced; quality oriented outdoor leaders to supervise a Corps of 18 members.  Corps members are responsible for completing habitat restoration, resource protection, and trail projects throughout the 6 million acre Adirondack State Park.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks experienced; quality oriented outdoor leader to supervise a team of up to 26 corps members responsible for completing trail and habitat restoration projects with the SCA Massachusetts AmeriCorps program.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks experienced conservation leader to manage members for the Missouri Army Corps of Engineers team for a 6 month period.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire local high school students for the Summer Crew Programs.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire young adults in Corps programs across the country.

Program Dates: April, 2016 - October, 2016 (includes Project Leader training in San Francisco Bay Area in April)

National Conservation Crews consist of two leaders and a crew of 6-8 high school volunteers, ages 15-19. Crews live and work in spectacular national parks, forests & refuges across the United States. Two leaders camp with their crew in front country or backcountry sites and work to complete conservation projects in trail building & maintenance or invasive species control. Typical programs are 15 to 35 days in length, starting the beginning of June through the end of August.

The Apprentice Crew Leader Program is an educational opportunity for participants to learn leadership & field management skills in order to prepare them for an SCA Field Leader position in the future. Participants will gain experience by assisting in the management, implementation, and reporting of a National crew under the supervision of a mentor Crew Leader(s).