Conservation Begins Here.

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

Training Dates: 6/12/23-6/19/23 (paid mandatory training) *subject to change

Program Dates: 7/10/23- 8/13/23

Location (City and State): Solano County

Primary Responsibilities:

The Solano County Conservation Crew leaders will co-lead an 8 member High School Crew and work with local agencies to complete conservation and climate resiliency projects with the Solano Land Trust and Brannan Island State Recreation Area. Work could include habitat restoration, trail maintenance, invasive removals, fuels reduction, and more.

Training Dates: 6/12/23 – 6/19/23 (paid mandatory training) *subject to change

Program Dates: 7/10/23 – 8/13/23

Location (City and State): Solano County

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 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

First Aid and CPR certified or ability to obtain prior to start date

Must be able to attend Crew Leader training: 6/12/23-6/19/23

Must be a minimum of 21 years of age

Must have the ability to legally work in the US

Must have a valid drivers license for 3+ years and MVR that meets SCA standards

Must be able to meet SCAs criminal background check standards

Leader Benefits and Compensation:

$700 weekly stipend

SCA vehicle provided for transporting crew members and supply needs.

Travel for training covered by SCA

Training includes conservation work skills, risk management, crew leadership, environmental justice, and more.

SCA is an EOE dedicated to workforce diversity.

For more information about SCA, visit us at www.theSCA.org

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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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