Training Dates: 10/23/23 – 10/27/23 (paid mandatory training)

Program dates: 10/23/23 – 06/23/24

Primary Responsibilities:

As Crew Leader, you will guide and lead a team of 2 high schoolers to complete field conservation projects that support long-term maintenance of native urban tree canopies at schools in Charles County’s urban heat islands.

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

Leader Benefits and Compensation:

· $20.00/hourly

· Earn a stipend or wage for your work

· Explore green jobs and career opportunities

· Complete important conservation projects in the Charles County community

· Participate in professional development and skill building as a team

· Alumni benefits after successful completion of program

· SCA gear package

Tagged as: Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


· Experience working with youth or young adults (18 years old+) 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

· Must be able to complete required Crew Leader tr

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

Submit Application Here: https://www.indeed.com/job/sca-team-leader-charles-county-community-crew-4dfbd3b87fb26a99