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 local students for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program at Potomac River National Wildlife Refuge Complex.

Program Dates: June 19 – August 27, 2016

Primary Responsibilities:

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school youth on outdoor conservation work crews.  This co-leader position will lead 2 three week youth crews, the first in Albuquerque, NM at Petroglyph National Monument, then in Santa Fe, NM at Bandelier National Monument

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire three students for the Army Corps of Engineers GIS Mapping Team.

Leader Program Dates: July 5, 2016 – December 2, 2016

Member Program Dates: August 15, 2016 – November 27, 2016

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks an experienced, quality oriented outdoor leader to supervise a team of 10 corps members as part of the Natural Resource Stewardship team.  This team will be responsible for completing habitat and cultural resource restoration projects including invasive species removal with the SCA Excelsior Am

The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire youth crews in the Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Johnstown/Altoona, Wilkes Barre, PA areas over an 7 week period of time in the summer of 2016

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), a national force of conservation volunteers is seeking an experienced, quality-oriented outdoor leader to work in partnership with the Army Corps of Engineers (ACoE) to collect valuable interviews on the uses of ACoE managed sites.  Teams will be made up one project leader and three team members.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire local students for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) programs in Texas.

Program Dates: June 13 – August 21, 2016

Primary Responsibilities:

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire local students for the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program at George Washington Birthplace National Monument.

Program Dates: June 13 – August 19, 2016

Primary Responsibilities:

SCA (Student Conservation Association), a nonprofit environmental youth organization, seeks qualified individuals to lead youth crews in the SCA Bay Area Community Crew Program, over a 5 week period of time in summer 2016. There are positions available for East Bay Regional Parks, San Mateo County parks, Golden Gate National Recreational Area, and more!

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

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire 10-12 students for the Chicago Conservation Leadership Program in partnership with Friends of the Forest Preserves.

Program Dates: June 27 - August 5, 2016

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire High School students for Summer Community Crew programs.

Program Dates: July 5th – August 15th

Crew Locations:

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 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.

Program Dates:

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

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.

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.