Do you know someone who would like to help restore and protect Sierra? Are you interested in helping protect its wonders while gaining valuable professional environment experience, and learning teamwork, communications, and conservation issues?
Eastern Sierra Land Trust is looking for our next Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) Member – and you can help us fill this important role by forwarding this post to someone you think might be great for the job! Or perhaps you would like to join our team?
ESLT is seeking an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader to commit to 11 months of service to help protect the Eastern Sierra we all treasure. As our Education Coordinator, this new full-time team member will lead and collaborate on restoration, education, and outreach projects that inspire and engage our local community in conservation.
Put your idealism to work through AmeriCorps and Eastern Sierra Land Trust
About This Position:
As our Education Coordinator, our new SNAP member will gain skills and technical training, mentor with outstanding environmental leaders in our area, and receive an education award at the successful completion of service. He or she will work on a variety of interesting projects with a high level of responsibility and creative freedom. This includes:
- Leading our Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, now in its fifth year of certifying pollinator-friendly gardens across the Eastern Sierra
- Organizing youth environmental education programs, field trips, seminars, workshops, and more, such as our Crayons & Paint and Sunflower Kids Project
- Coordinating volunteer-driven stewardship events on our protected lands
- Collaborating with ESLT staff and conservation partners on important habitat restoration projects
- Developing themes and planning our Eastside Mixers that welcome the community to learn more about ESLT and the work we do
The service term for this position runs from October 21, 2018 through September 21, 2019. The application deadline is July 25, 2018, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon.
About Eastern Sierra Land Trust:
We have hosted talented SNAP members for 6- and 11-month service terms every year since the Sierra Nevada Alliance began this program in 2007. These talented individuals have led education and outreach in our area, helping to inform and inspire our community about land conservation and habitat restoration.
ESLT is a nationally-accredited organization established in 2001 to work with willing landowners and the public to protect wild and working lands in the Eastern Sierra for their scenic, agricultural, natural, recreational, historical, and watershed values. Thanks to community support, ESLT has partnered to permanently conserve nearly 10,500 acres of prime ranchland and farmland, critical wildlife habitat, and scenic vistas.
For more information about Eastern Sierra Land Trust, the SNAP program, and this position – including specific responsibilities, qualifications, details on compensation, and how to apply – please visit our website.