The SCA is a national non-profit changing lives through hands-on conservation work in the outdoors. Our program participants protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces across the country. After working with the SCA, our members emerge with increased environmental awareness, social responsibility and leadership skills.

Current Opportunities

Southern Four Corners Regional Youth Crew Leader
The SCA is seeking a Field Leader (age 21+) to train and supervise our Southern Four Corners Regional Youth Conservation Crew near Kayenta, Ariz. This team consists of crew members (age 15-19) working at the Navajo National Monument assisting National Park Service park staff and trail crew. Field Leaders will guide and help train crew members in technical conservation work skills, mentoring personal and professional development and teaching environmental stewardship. Field Leaders are responsible for facilitating teamwork, managing field-based tasks and guiding crew dynamics. Field Leaders will also organize logistics, complete documentation, perform health checks, manage a budget and communicate with SCA program staff. Navajo/American Indian tribal members and descendants are highly encouraged to apply. Expected dates: June 12 – Aug. 5, 2023. Pay: $900/wk.

Southern Four Corners Regional Youth Crew Members
The SCA is seeking crew members (ages 14-19) for its Southern Four Corners Regional Youth Conservation Crew. Crew members will be working at the Navajo National Monument assisting National Park Service park staff and trail crew. The crew may also work at Canyon de Chelly National Monument and Hubbell Trading Post throughout the season. Crew members will work on service projects, including trail maintenance and restoration, maintenance projects around the park, culturally and historically significant projects and interpretive opportunities. Outside of the service projects, crew members will have the opportunity to engage with local community members and park staff with scientific and cultural knowledge. The crew will also interact with local musicians, storytellers and artists who will demonstrate their talents and teach the crew about their culture and history. Food, transportation, camping gear, hiking boots and workpants provided. Navajo/American Indian tribal members and descendants are highly encouraged to apply. Expected dates: June 26 – July 21, 2023. Pay: $600/wk.

When applying for the youth crew member position, please reference PO-00734785 on the application. Learn more about applying to the SCA’s youth programs here.

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