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Baltimore Community Conservation Crew Leaders

Date inactive: 5/1/2013

Job Title: Baltimore Community Conservation Crew Leaders

Contact Name: Tobias Bokum-Fauth - Field Leader Coordinator

Employer Name: Student Conservation Association

Employer Description: The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is Americas conservation corps. Our members protect and restore national parks, marine sanctuaries, cultural landmarks and community green spaces in all 50 states.
Employer Address: 4245 North Fairfax Drive, Arlington
Phone Number: 7035242441
email: leaders@thesca.org

Website: http://www.thesca.org/

Job Description: The Student Conservation Association (SCA) is Americas #1 conservation service organization seeks qualified applicants to lead, educate, and inspire high school students for the Baltimore Summer Crew Programs. Co-lead, mentor and coach a crew of 10 students, ages 15-19, while completing various conservation service projects designed to build an ethic of community and environmental stewardship. Projects include a range of activities such as trail and park maintenance, habitat restoration, revitalization of abandoned urban properties or to urban agriculture and run for 5-6 weeks at a time. In addition, leaders will facilitate pre- and post- program planning which includes crew training, environmental education and reporting. The 2013 Baltimore Program locations include: Baltimore City Parks and Recreation ** Leakin Park ** Real Foods Farm ** Cylburn Arboretum ** Herring Run Program Dates: July 8th August 16th, 2013 Qualifications: Must be a minimum of 21 years of age Must have ability to legally work in the US Current First Aid certification & CPR required by the start of the orientation training Experience working with youth or young adults (ages 14-18) Experience as a teacher or leader in educational environment Experience with conservation work skills or related skills, preferred; i.e. trail maintenance, trail construction, chainsaw, carpentry, landscaping, and gardening Ability to perform manual, physical labor for up to 8 hours per day, exposed to the elements. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move 40 pounds or more. Must be able to attend mandatory Crew Leader training: June 6th - June 14th, 2013 Valid drivers license and MVR that meets SCA standards required Ability to meet SCAs criminal background check standards Must have personal housing arrangements in program city

Pay:Total program salary up to $4,000 total salary depending on experience & crew length. Crew Leader Orientation & Work Skills (travel, food & lodging provided).

HowToApply: Go to the following link and scroll down to the "To Apply" section. http://www.thesca.org/green-jobs/fieldbased/baltimore-community-conservation-crew-leaders/baltimore-md

Inactivation Date: 5/1/13 * Email leaders@thesca.org with any questions.