Here’s a quick look at what our Field Leaders do:

  • Act as a Crew Supervisor, by facilitating teamwork, managing field-based tasks, and guiding crew dynamics
  • Serve as an Advisor, by training members in technical conservation work skills, mentoring personal and professional development, and teaching environmental stewardship
  • Act as a Project Manager, by communicating with agency park partners, ensuring successful and timely completion of work projects, and upholding a positive representation of SCA
  • Perform tasks as a Program Administrator, by organizing logistics, completing documentation, managing a budget, and communicating with SCA staff

Open Positions

  • Western Trails Corps Field Leader

    This position will lead a team of young crew members on conservation projects at public lands across California.

    Dates: May – Aug. 2024.
    Pay: $700-800/wk.

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  • Historic Preservation Crew Field Leader

    This position will lead Maintenance Action Team (MAT) Historic Preservation Crews  completing historic preservation work at National Park Service-managed historic sites: Stones River National Battlefield, Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park, Fort McHenry National Monument and Gettysburg National Military Park.

    Dates: May 13 – 26, 2024 (training), June 3 – Dec. 6, 2024 (program).
    Pay: $1,600/biweekly stipend.

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  • Pacific Crest Trail – Pacific Northwest Corps Field Leader

    This position will supervise a young adult crew working on conservation projects in remote sections of the Pacific Crest Trail.

    Dates: May 13 – June 9, 2024 (training), June 10 – Aug. 3, 2024 (program).
    Pay: $700-800/wk.

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  • Midwest Roving Crew (West) Field Leader

    This position will lead a team of three members performing trail work, improving visitor access in parking areas and building and repairing stairs and split rail fencing in Nebraska.

    Dates: May 13 – May 26, 2024 (training), June 3 – Aug. 23, 2024 (program).
    Pay: $800.wk.

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  • NPS/USFS Roving Team - Minnesota/Michigan Field Leader

    This position will supervise young adults (ages 18+) in various projects at National Park Service and U.S. Forest Service sites across Michigan and Minnesota.  Some of the projects may include installing or repairing split rail fence, performing trail work and preserving historic bridges and structures.

    Dates: May 13 – May 26, 2024 (training), May 13 – Sept. 13, 2024 (program).
    Pay: $800/wk.

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  • Buckeye Trail Team Field Leader

    This position will supervise four young adults (ages 18+) on building trail in the Wayne National Forest between Shawnee, Ohio and Tom Jenkins Dam. This team will be working on a 16-mile relocation of the Buckeye Trail by hand-building a natural surface trail through the forest.

    Dates: May 13 – May 26, 2024 (training), May 27 – Aug. 30, 2024 (program).
    Pay: $800/wk.

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  • 2024 Appalachian Trail National Crew Field Leader

    This position will help supervise a national crew based near Rangeley, Maine, and will work along the Appalachian Trail.

    Dates: June 13-24, 2024 (training), June 26 – July 31, 2024 (program).
    Pay: $750/wk.


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Open Field Leader Positions

Join The Crew

There are several opportunities to lead and supervise SCA teams.

SCA crew member with tool