Congratulations on making it into the Student Conservation Association’s highly competitive Corps program! We’re thrilled to have you on the team.
Before you can hit the field, you will need to complete the steps below. All documents are due at least five days before your position starts. If you do not complete all onboarding requirements prior to your start date, you will not be able to start your position.
Please contact HRDocs@thesca.org for questions about any of the paperwork items below.
Required reading and trainings
Online trainings need to be completed within 14 days of accepting your offer in order to remain eligible for your Corps member position.
- Corps Member Handbook. This contains important information about SCA, AmeriCorps, benefits, expectations, policies and procedures.
- Driver Online Training. Required for members age 21+ who have cleared SCA’s MVR check and may be driving an SCA vehicle during their season. Online training must be completed before start of season, and is valid for two years. Look for an email from LearnUpon, SCA’s Learning Management System. Training takes about 40 minutes and contains two courses: Driver Safety & Distracted Driving Prevention.
- Prevent Discrimination and Harassment Online Training. Watch this training. Be sure to save your completed certificate. Please note: Mosaic “CA” course is specifically for those working California. All others should take the standard Mosaic training.
- The What & Why of JEDI – An Introduction to Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Online Training. Watch this training.
- AmeriCorps Orientation Video. Required for members accepting an AmeriCorps Education Award. Each link to this video is unique, so please use the link included in the “Next Steps for your AmeriCorps position” email that you received.
Additional reading materials
- Field Guide. The Field Guide contains tons of useful resources for your time in the field. From safety standards and written policies to games and helpful resources, the Field Guide is often the first resource teams use while in the field. We recommend taking a look at the Field Guide before your season to help you get prepared. View the SCA Field Guide.