ESLT Employment Opportunities


Philanthropy Manager

Eastern Sierra Land Trust is looking for the perfect candidate to lead our membership and fundraising programs. The Philanthropy Manager will be responsible for strengthening our membership program and annual fund programs; researching and developing strategies for cultivating new prospects; facilitating the preparation and solicitation of gifts; organizing donor events; enhancing ESLT’s current planned giving program; and effective cultivation and appreciation of supporters and donors. The Philanthropy Manager will implement metrics to evaluate fundraising activities to achieve sustainable annual operating fundraising levels of $550,000 and above.


The Philanthropy Manager is a strategic partner in all areas of fundraising. He/she is an active and effective individual fundraiser who develops and manages a well-defined strategy for growing donor support to meet current and future operating needs.


Please direct cover letter and résumé to: Kay Ogden, Executive Director,

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Education Coordinator & AmeriCorps Member

Do you love the Sierra? Want to help restore and protect the Range of Light, while gaining valuable environmental professional experience? Apply today to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) AmeriCorps Member working in Bishop, CA with Eastern Sierra Land Trust!

Eastern Sierra Land Trust is seeking an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader to commit to 11 months of service to help protect Sierra natural resources. As our Education Coordinator, this new full-time team member will lead and collaborate on restoration, education, and outreach projects that engage the Eastern Sierra community in local conservation efforts.

The service term for this position starts on October 16, 2016, and runs through September 21, 2017.


ESLT’s new Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps Member will work on a variety of interesting projects with a high level of responsibility and creative freedom. He or she will lead our Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, now in its third year of certifying pollinator-friendly gardens across the Eastern Sierra, and will be responsible for organizing youth and adult environmental education programs, field trips, seminars, workshops, and volunteer-driven stewardship events on the land.

The AmeriCorps member will also collaborate with Eastern Sierra Land Trust staff and conservation partners on important habitat restoration projects, including post-fire restoration work in the Round Valley Mule Deer herd’s migration corridor, and creating habitat for a rare native fish, the Owens Speckled Dace.


The deadline for submitting applications is July 27, 2016. Please apply through the Sierra Nevada Alliance by Visiting their Website >>

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Please check back again in the coming months for new opportunities to help shape the future of the Eastern Sierra by working with ESLT. If you feel that you would be a great addition to our team, please contact Kay Ogden, Executive Director: with your résumé and skills. Thank you!