Training Dates: (4/15/24-5/4/24) (paid mandatory training)
Program Dates: (4/15/24-11/1/24)

Location (City and State): Chicago, IL

Primary Responsibilities:
SCA will work with the community to assist with community tree planting and maintenance and help train community members in urban forestry stewardship. The Crew will have access to the Arboretum’s tree care networking and training workshops for professional development and career exposure. The Crew will perform tree planting and watering as green storm-water infrastructure and habitat enhancement in their communities. Crew Members will attend SCA training to ensure safe and effective tree canopy conservation, as well as training in basic digital mapping and data collection techniques. They will also engage with the community at volunteer events. Crew Members meet at a centralized pick-up and drop-off location and are transported to their work site each day by the Crew Leader.

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., trail maintenance, trail construction, habitat restoration, chainsaw, 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
• Experience driving with trailers
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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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