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Boston Community Crew Leaders

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Sectors Terrestrial / Aquatic Ecology & Conservation
Location Massachusetts - America North
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level Mid Level
Company Name SCA - Student Conservation Association
Contact Name HR
Telephone 603-543-1700
Fax 603-543-1828
Email Online Applications
Website Further Details / Applications
SCA - Student Conservation Association logo
Directory Entry : The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is America's conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.


The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is seeking experienced, quality oriented outdoor leaders to supervise teams of ten to twelve locally recruited high school students.  Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew, ages 15-18, while completing various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties and gardening. In addition, leaders will facilitate pre- and post-program planning which includes crew training, environmental education and reporting.  These are full-time, seasonal positions.

Primary Responsibilities:

Crew Manager

  • Lead and manage work outcomes and crew dynamics
  • Oversee crew operations: tools & equipment, work schedule, etc.
  • Actively manage project/member risk to maintain a safe work environment
  • Plan for and carry out Green Jobs Readiness curriculum
  • Organize and lead recreation trip after completion of work project (varies by crew).

Technical Advisor

  • Supervise the skills training & safe tool use of crew members
  • Manage the quality & technique of work performed
  • Promote leadership development within team
  • Ensure successful and timely completion of work project

Program Administrator

  • Communicate with SCA field support staff as required
  • Complete required program reporting and documentation
  • Manage budget and necessary purchasing for crew and project
  • Ensure compliance with all SCA Risk Management policies & procedures


  • Must be at least 21 years old.
  • Must possess a valid driver's license.
  • Must be in good physical condition, ability to lift 50+ lbs.
  • Must pass a criminal background check and motor vehicle report.
  • Experience working with Youth/Young Adults (age 15-18)
  • Experience as a teacher or leader in an educational environment
  • Experience in conservation or trail work. May also include experience with carpentry, landscaping, gardening, etc.
  • Must possess at least the following Medical Certification: Basic First Aid/CPR before Crew Leader Orientation.
  • Must have personal housing arrangements in program city

Program Dates & Work Locations: July 5th –August 22nd.  Work Locations will be at Boston Urban Wilds: Allandale Urban Wilds in West Roxbury, Buena Vista Urban Wilds in Roxbury, Rockledge Urban Wilds in Roxbury

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