Youth Trail Crew Leader & Environmental Educator

The Student Conservation Association Seattle, Washington
Deadline Dec 08, 2018
Job Type Seasonal / temporary

Conservation Begins Here.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire Seattle high school students in the Seattle School Year Community Program.

Program Dates: December 2018 - May 2019

Mandatory Paid Training Dates: December 8th & 9th

Schedule: Part-time on weekends and evenings, up to 20-30 hours/month


  • Must have proven experience working with youth, preferably in an outdoor/ team-based or teaching setting
  • Must have strong interest in working with and mentoring urban youth
  • Outdoor living skills, and experience with conservation work
  • Proven ability to manage complex logistics in an organized fashion
  • Fluency/proficiency in a second language highly desirable
  • Must have ability to legally work in the US
  • Valid driver’s license for 3+ years and MVR that meets SCA standards required
  • Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards
  • 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 at least 21 years old.
  • Must be able to attend mandatory Crew Leader training: December 8th-9th
  • Must possess current First Aid and CPR certifications, Wilderness First Aid preferred
  • Must have personal housing arrangements in program city

Benefits$15/hour, paid leadership and work-skills training, the opportunity to work outside every day!

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Co-lead field based projects, such as trail building, invasive removal and habitat restoration
  • Teach environmental education curriculum
  • Mentor youth in job readiness and personal development
  • Create a fun and productive atmosphere for crew members


Visit to create a profile, complete the basic application and then select the Leader Application when prompted. Please be sure to upload your cover letter, resume and at least two (2) professional references. Once your application is complete, please email with the position of interest listed in the subject line so we may review your application.

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