Conservation Begins Here.

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

Training Dates: ­ 4/17/23 – 4/28/23 (paid mandatory training) *subject to change

Program Dates: ­ 5/1/23-10/1/23

Location (City and State): SF Bay area

Primary Responsibilities:

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization, seeks qualified applicants to lead the East Bay Regional Park Corps.

The East Bay Regional Park is a 121,397-acre park located east of San Francisco. Over 1,250 miles of trails across 73 parks, East Bay Regional Parks are the go-to for outdoor recreation in the San Francisco area. The park provides the terrain for lots of activities including hiking, boating, picnicking, horseback riding, camping, fishing and more. Due to the park being so highly utilized, there has been a massive backlog of trail restoration. This is where the East Bay Regional Park Corps come in.

The SCA trail crew leader will work with a 4-member team and the East Bay Regional Park District staff on a variety of trail projects throughout the Park District. Projects may vary widely in location and scope. They may include, but not limited to:

n Trail maintenance (tread and drainage)

n Social trail restoration

n Installation of erosion structures

n Clearing of trail corridor

n Reset slope for water run off

n And more

Specifically, the Crew Leader will:

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

Tagged as: Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Experience with conservation work skills or related skills preferred – i.e., trail maintenance, trail construction, habitat restoration, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening
Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day, exposed to the elements, and must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more
CPR/first aid certification] or ability to obtain by time of start date]
Must be able to attend Crew Leader training: [4/17-4/28]
Must be a minimum of 21 years of age..

About Student Conservation Association

Today, SCA’s mission is to build the next generation of conservation leaders and inspire lifelong stewardship of the environment and communities by engaging young people in hands-on service to the land. Members participate in a variety of capacities and contexts. Beyond national parks, members work on marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks, and community green spaces in our nation’s urban centers. Members do land management, habitat restoration, trail building, disaster rehabilitation or prevention work, environmental education, public outreach, and more.

Application Instructions

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