Training Dates: 4/13/24 – 4/23/24 (paid mandatory training)

Program: 4/29/24 – 8/10/24

Location (City and State): Ely, MN

Primary Responsibilities:

The Boundary Waters Wilderness Native Plant Corps Team main tasks are to update the existing non-native invasive plant (NNIP) inventory for the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness (BWCAW) and treat priority infestations. This position involves using herbicide. The crew will be camping at back country sites during work days and will be based out of Ely, MN, on their off days. The team’s work trips may follow a schedule of 8, 10-hour days in the wilderness, followed by 6 days off. The work will involve paddling and portaging along a series of lakes, and stopping along the way at campsites and portages and performing invasive plant inventory and management at these locations.

Tagged as: Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Leader Qualifications:

Experience working with youth or young adults, teaching, or environmental education a plus
Experience with conservation work skills or related skills preferred – i.e., herbicide treatments, trail maintenance, trail construction, habitat restoration, chainsaw, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening
Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 10 hours per day, exposed to the elements, and must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more
Wilderness First Responder

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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