Crew Leader



United States

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The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire a team Alaskan youth in the summer of 2018. 

Alaska’s Regional High School Crews consist of two leaders and a crew of 6-8 youth (aged 15-19) from across Alaska.  Crews live and work in parks, forests, and refuges across Alaska.  Leaders camp with their crews in frontcountry or backcountry sites and work to complete conservation projects.  Typical programs are four weeks in length and run from June through August. 

Teams will live and work together for the month-long program and have the opportunity to build a small community.  Crew Leaders are an integral part of the success of our teams, and they will be expected to strive for proactive communication, create a culture of growth, and professionally represent themselves and SCA.  The Crew Leader position is filled with a diversity of tasks and responsibilities and offers a great opportunity to highly motivated candidates who are looking for an engaging and challenging atmosphere.

Training Dates:  May 21st – June 1st, 2018

Program Dates: June – September, 2018 (end dates vary by position

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Monday, May 21, 2018

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$600 per week (including training weeks), paid travel to/from training and site, food provided during programs, and access to group gear.