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Is volunteering in your free time not enough? Are donations not doing it for you? Well then, maybe it’s time to make this passion your profession! Below is a collection of opportunities submitted by our many allies in the movement to start or to grow your environmental career and we do our best to keep it current. If you have a role you’d like to see posted here, just email the details to us at rob@stewardshipnetwork.org

Communications Coordinator & Storyteller

The Ecology Center (Hybrid-Remote) (Ann Arbor, MI)

Ecology Center is hiring a Communications Coordinator & Storyteller (CCS) to collaborate on communications content and strategy with a team of advocates at the Ecology Center.  The CCS will help to identify and tell compelling, change-provoking stories about our work. The Ecology Center’s mission is to develop innovative solutions for healthy people and a healthy planet.

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Please apply by Monday, June 17th, 2024. Applications received by that date will be given priority, but we will continue to receive applications until the position is filled.

Executive Director

Groundwork (Traverse City, MI)

Groundwork Center for Resilient communities is seeking a visionary and dynamic Executive Director to lead the organization into its next phase of growth and impact. The Executive Director will serve as the primary spokesperson for Groundwork and will provide strategic leadership to advance the organization’s mission and programs. This individual will oversee all aspects of the organization, while working closely with the Board of Directors, staff, and community partners to ensure the success and sustainability of Groundwork. The ideal candidate will be ready to play an integral role in the organization’s fundraising and will have experience in securing funding from foundations, businesses, and individual donors.

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Please submit your application by 11:59 p.m. on June 28, 2024.

Paid Student Internship

SFPUC Natural Resources and Lands Management Division (Millbrae, CA)

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) is looking for a motivated intern to work with the Biological Resources Group to help protect and restore the natural resources of the San Francisco Peninsula on SFPUC lands. Our work includes surveying for rare and endangered plants and animals, identifying and managing threats to sensitive species, supporting vegetation management projects including prescribed burns, controlling invasive species, planting native species, and restoring habitats for rare and endangered animals. Gain experience with environmental specialties such as botany, wildlife biology, vegetation management, forestry, integrated pest management, fisheries, environmental laws and regulations, compliance, and planning. Gain a professional network with experienced staff and environmental consultants.

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This particular position will likely be filled in Fall 2024, but we will be drawing from individuals responding to this announcement.

Stewardship Specialist

Sacramento Valley Conservancy (Sacramento, CA)

SVC’s Stewardship Specialist monitors and ensures proper reporting and record-keeping for all SVC’s owned and easement properties, manage land stewardship and habitat restoration projects (especially regarding land management issues), and assists the Stewardship Director with coordinating baseline reports and/or biological surveys, as needed. The Stewardship Specialist works in cooperation with the Camp Pollock Manager and Program Coordinator and reports to the Stewardship Director. All SVC employees ultimately report to the Executive Director.

For more information, please visit us here.

This position is open until filled.

Nursery & Field Positions

Wildtype Native Plants (Mason, MI)

Wildtype is an ecologically focused native plant nursery and environmental contractor looking to fill several field technician and nursery positions for the 2024 season. These are full-time positions that start in March and run through fall. Part-time employment will also be considered.

The nursery positions involve transplanting, watering, weeding, and preparing orders for pickup or delivery. The field positions involve working at the nursery as well as off-site on a variety of environmental stewardship projects, including invasive plant species management, planting, and other restoration projects. Working off-site involves the use of herbicide and therefore requires having or obtaining a Michigan Department of Agriculture pesticide applicators license in categories 5 and 6. Working off-site also requires safe and skilled use of chainsaws and brush cutters. Please visit our website at wildtypeplants.com to learn more.

If you are interested in applying for a position, please email your resume to wildtypeplants@gmail.com.

These positions will be open until filled.

2024 Land Steward

Ozaukee Washington Land Trust (West Bend, WI)

We are seeking a passionate individual to assist with the stewardship, maintenance, and restoration of our nature preserves. Qualified individuals will demonstrate an enthusiasm to learn and grow skills related to ecological conservation. Utilizing sustainable management techniques and strong initiative, Land Stewards can look forward to getting their hands dirty restoring beautiful forests, prairies, wetlands, and other natural areas within Ozaukee, Washington, and Milwaukee Counties. Based primarily in the field, Land Stewards will work closely with OWLT/RRF staff and volunteers to control invasive species, plant native trees/shrubs, conduct prescribed fires, and maintain and improve trails, infrastructure, and access points. Land stewards will be expected to work in a variety of outdoor conditions and terrain.

The Land Steward position offers exposure to a variety of restoration techniques and the opportunity to work closely with some of the best conservation professionals in Wisconsin. Many past Land Stewards have launched careers in conservation, including three of our full-time team members.

Application information is available here.

Position is open until filled.

Seasonal Installers & Laborers

Abundant Design Edible & Regenerative Landscapes and Consulting (Waukee, IA)

Perform landscaping and light construction for properties as directed. Tasks may include, but not limited to – shoveling rock, sand, mulch and other materials on the job site; moving boulders; trenching by hand or with a machine; operating a laser level for grading; plantings ranging in size from large balled and burlapped (B&B) trees to delicate transplants.

Great summer experience for students in conservation, natural resources, regenerative agriculture, and sustainability fields, or anyone interested in the same.

More information: https://abundantdesigniowa.blogspot.com/2024/03/grow-with-us-hiring.html

To apply, email your Resume/CV/Work Experience and references to AbundantDesign@hotmail.com.

Position is open until filled.

Program Director, Environment

Crown Family Philanthropies

Crown Family Philanthropies (CFP or the Foundation) seeks a Program Director to oversee strategic development and program execution for its Environment Program. Reporting to the CFP President and serving alongside other Foundation leaders, the Director will manage the Environment Program team, including a Program Officer and Program Analyst. CFP’s Environment Program portfolio is guided by the Foundation’s Environment Committee, an engaged group of trustees who provide direction to CFP staff.

For more information and to apply, click here.

Position is open until filled.

AmeriCorps Field Education Service

Teton Science Schools (Jackson, WY)

AmeriCorps members actively engage with and serve in the greater Jackson community, improving the lives of children and adults through the development of STEM literacy. AmeriCorps members build the organizational capacity of Teton Science Schools and other local nonprofits and government agencies to increase the quality and accessibility of out-of school program offerings in the community through needs assessments and project development. AmeriCorps members exit the program as engaged community members, leaders and educators.

TO APPLY:
Visit https://www.tetonscience.org/what-we-do/americorps/ and click “Apply Today”.

Resume and Cover Letter are required.

Positions are open until filled and reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year.

Director of Conservation

Grand Traverse Conservation District (Traverse City, MI)

The Director of Conservation manages and directs the activities of the District’s Conservation Team in providing land management services to local governmental units, nonprofits and private landowners.  S/He is also responsible for overseeing the Nature Center Grounds Keeper who is responsible for the upkeep and maintenance of the Nature Center buildings, grounds, vehicles, equipment, as well as the grounds of the Great Lakes Incubator Farm (GLIF).  Specific duties include:  overseeing development and implementation of budgets and annual work plans; building and leading his/her Team and evaluating its performance and the performance of its members; collaborating with the District’s Education Team to maximize educational and community engagement aspects of conservation projects; serving as the primary point of contact for landowners and clients receiving the District’s stewardship services; and developing and administering contracts for resource management services.

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This position is open until filled.

Post-Graduate Fellowship

Dunes Learning Center (Chesterton, IN)

Develop your naturalist, outdoor education, and resource interpretation skills and techniques through this program that offers intensive training in partnership with the National Park Service. As a member of the program delivery team, you will teach children and adults about the diversity of ecosystems, plants and animals, and the cultural history of Indiana Dunes National Park and the southern Lake Michigan region.

For more information and complete position listing, please visit our employment page here.

Accepting applications now for June 2025!

Outreach Education Fellowship

Dunes Learning Center (Chesterton, IN)

Dunes Learning Center is proud to carry on a tradition of learning in the dunes that dates back more than 100 years ago by the “Father of Ecology in North America,” Dr. Henry Chandler Cowles. Our programs provide a critical and beneficial connection to nature for learners of all ages—inspiring curiosity, scientific literacy, and environmental stewardship. Outreach Education Fellows are key members of the Dunes Learning Center team who deliver programs online, in schools, and natural areas providing meaningful experiences to over 5,000 students in Northwest Indiana. They help students create connections, build confidence, and develop a sense of place by providing opportunities to explore, ask questions, reflect and work together as a team.

More information: https://duneslearningcenter.org/employment

To apply send a cover letter, resume, and 3 references to Erin Crofton, Education Director at
employment@duneslearningcenter.org.

Position open until filled, now accepting applications for 2025!

Gloves for Good - Volunteer Box Crew!

The Stewardship Network (Ann Arbor, MI)

Are you near Ann Arbor often enough to help sustain our wildly popular TSN Gloves for Good program in just a few hours every couple of weeks by packing boxes for our wonderful recipients? There’s no pay involved, but it’s an excellent way to have a big impact in a relatively short time and we’d really appreciate it.

If interested, Bob would love to hear from you by email at bzammit@stewardshipnetwork.org – thanks!