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NYC Program Assistant

Reference   (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location New York - America North
Type Temporary / Contract / Seasonal
Status Full Time
Level First 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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Primary Responsibilities:

  • Work in SCA’s NYC field office to assist with interviewing crew leaders and coordinating conversation crew projects for crews
  • Communicating with crew members and managing SCA’s gear and tool cache
  • Assist with planning and leading elements of crew leader training and closing ceremonies.  
  • Act as a liaison with agency partners and crew leaders
  • Rove crews and complete field safety audits and program evaluations
  • Plan weekly Environmental Education Field Days
  • Serve as an alternate crew leader if needed


  • Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
  • Must have ability to legally work in the US
  • Previous Project Management experience preferred and with conservation skills that may include trail maintenance construction  
  • Knowledge of outdoor tools and gear maintenance
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills required
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills necessary
  • Proven ability to work independently and as an effective member of a team  
  • Experience working with land management agencies
  • Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required
  • Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
  • Must have personal housing arrangements in program city

Compensation: Pay based on $650/week for 40 hours.  Daily public transportation costs covered. Days off and part-time schedule could be worked out.

To Apply: Please be sure to send your cover letter, resume & 3 references to hiring@thesca.org with NYC Program Assistant in the subject line.

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