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Greater East Bay Crew Leader

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: 6/19/23 - 6/30/23 (paid mandatory training)
Program Dates: 7/05/23 - 08/04/23
Location (City and State): Greater East Bay, CA (office in Berkeley)
Primary Responsibilities:
The Greater East Bay Conservation Crew Leaders will co-lead an 8-member High School Crew and work with local agencies to perform restoration work around the Greater East Bay, including in the City of Vallejo, The San Francisco National Wildlife Refuge, the City of Oakland, the City of San Leandro, CA State Parks, and East Bay Regional Parks District
Work projects could include trail maintenance, habitat restoration, tree care/urban forestry, school greening, and more.
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: 6/19/23-6/30/23
  • 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:
  • $800 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.

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