SCA Youth Programs

Are you a high school student who is passionate about conservation? Do you like working as part of a team to get things done? Do you just love being outdoors?

Join an SCA camping or commuting crew and plug yourself into SCA’s nationwide network of young conservationists. SCA offers a range of programs for youth ages 15-19. Whether you want to serve in your local community or explore public lands across the country, SCA has something for you! Learn more here.

Post-High School


Northwest Youth Corps- Multiple Positions

Northwest Youth Corps has Americorps positions in public lands across the West. Check out all their listings here. Opportunities in Washington include a Treasured Landscape Coordinator in Darrington/ Verlot and Trail Crew Steward in North Cascades National Park

YMCA Earth Service Corps- Program Instructor

Program Instructors will develop youth leaders through the implementation of school-based clubs that provide opportunities for environmental education, leadership development, service-learning, and cross-cultural awareness which instill confidence, build character, and support youth in reaching their fullest potential. This is an Americorps position. Find out more here

UW Botanic Gardens, Trees for Neighborhoods- Summer Crew Member

Summer crew members conduct a field evaluation of selected street trees planted through the Trees for Neighborhoods program, driving a UW vehicle to sites. This is a part-time summer seasonal. Find out more information here

Tilth Alliance- Multiple Positions

Seattle Tilth Alliance is hiring a Natural Yard Care Education Coordinator and an Environmental Stewardship Coordinator. Find out more information about both positions here

 REI- Local Experiences Instructors 

REI is currently hiring Instructors/Guides for our Outdoor Programs. In this role, you will provide the gear and instruction to REI members and customers for activities which include: Rock Climbing, Kayaking, Stand-Up Paddle boarding, Mountain Biking, Hiking, Backpacking, Camping, Natural History, Outdoor Photography, Navigation Outings for both Map & Compass and GPS and more. Learn more here

Climatebase Job Board

Check out this climate-focused job board! Climatebase  connects people with employment and volunteer opportunities at organizations working to solve the climate crisis. Constantly updated with more opportunities! Check it out here.


City of Bellingham


Bellingham Community Boating Center

Salish Sea Expeditions

Adopt a Stream Foundation

Puyallup Tribe 

The Mountaineers

Volunteer Opportunities


North Cascades National Park

Washington Department of Ecology

Northwest Youth Corps

Washington Trails Association

The Nature Conservancy

Skagit County, Washington

Skagit Fisheries Enhancement Group

Skagit Land Trust

King County, Washington

King County Parks & Recreation

Salmon Watchers Program

Mountain to Sound Greenway

Seattle Audubon Society


Whatcom County Parks & Recreation

Nooksack Salmon Enhancement Association

Northwest Wildlife Rescue & Rehab

Whatcom Land Trust

Clatsop County  (Oregon)

Lewis and Clark National Historical Park

Nature Conservancy

1000 Friends of Oregon

Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve

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