Youth Program Coordinator

Conservation Begins Here.

The Student Conservation Association (SCA), America’s #1 conservation service organization seeks a Youth Program Coordinator based out of our Houston, TX office.

Plan, organize, deliver and oversee SCA environmental conservation youth/teen programs in Texas. Recruit and place youth and young adults in a variety of programs each year; work with partner organizations to plan service projects and work crews; hire, train and supervise crew leaders and other staff as needed; implement safety protocols; maintain all related documents/files; complete program evaluations and reporting.

The position will be primarily based in an office environment with some field-based activities, and will involve weekday, evenings and some weekend activities and duties.


• Bachelor’s degree with 2 years of job-related experience or 5 or more years of relevant experience.

• 2+ years of experience working with youth and young adults; a specific focus of working with urban youth from low-income backgrounds, preferred.

• 2+ years of program coordination along with experience in environmental/outdoor program leadership or environmental education

• Demonstrated skill and experience in developing curriculum as well as evaluation tools

• Strong interpersonal and communication skills

• Knowledge and experience of Microsoft office

• Supervisory and/or budget experience a plus

• Must have access to cell phone for business purposes

• Houston resident or significant knowledge of area strongly preferred

• Current Wilderness First Aid and CPR certification required or willing to obtain upon hire

• Valid driver’s license and MVR that meets SCA standards required; ability to drive 8-passenger vans and other vehicles as required

• Ability to meet SCA’s criminal background check standards

Health and Dental – Basic Life Insurance – Short Term Disability – Long Term Disability – Flexible Spending Account – 403(b) Savings Plan – Generous Paid Time Off – Community Service Leave – Casual Dress

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Houston, Texas
Student Conservation Association (SCA)
Human Resources