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JDCF is seeking a new Land Stewardship Manager.
The Land Stewardship Manager (“the Manager”) position is a full-time, permanent position responsible for the stewardship, management, ecological restoration, and maintenance of public access of JDCF preserves and conservation areas. This position reports to the Director of Land Conservation.
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual with a passion for conservation and natural areas. The selected individual will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, results-driven nonprofit organization and create a lasting impact on the landscape of northwest Illinois.
The Manager’s time will be split between working on office-based duties at the JDCF office (or remotely) and field-based duties as needed. Responsibilities include supervision of other Land Stewardship Program employees, including two permanent staff positions, temporary work crews, and internships. The Manager shall also supervise and interface with Land Stewardship Program volunteers, including the Galena Area Land Enthusiasts (“GALE”). The Manager is also responsible for implementing land management plans, ecological restoration plans, leading prescribed ecological burns, maintaining sites for public access and recreation, and managing contractors working on JDCF sites. A full job description can be found here: Land Stewardship Manager position description 3-8-21
Resumes to the attention of Jim Johannsen, Director of Land Conservation, PO Box 216, Elizabeth, IL 61028 or email@example.com.
A LITTLE ABOUT US:
Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. As a science-based organization, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that we can create a world in which people and nature thrive.
We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a Commitment to Diversity and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. Whether it’s career development, work/life balance, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all of our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued.
YOUR POSITION WITH TNC:
We live in a digital world, where we can connect to a myriad of places with our fingertips. At The Nature Conservancy, our goal is to harness the power of digital storytelling to connect people to the natural world around them and to each other. We are seeking a Digital Media Manager to oversee the creation of those digital stories, dissemination across the web and multiple social platforms, and the use of analytics to inform future stories. This person will work as a member of the Michigan Communications Team to develop digital strategies and goals.
HOW TO APPLY:
To apply to position number 49704, submit resume (required) and cover letter separately using the upload buttons. Applications will be reviewed in the order they’re received and the position will remain open until filled.
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- Environmental Educator & Community Assistant, Permanent Part-Time Weekends
Reduce/Reuse Volunteer, The Stewardship Network
If you’re interested, email firstname.lastname@example.org
The Stewardship Network is seeking a volunteer in the Ann Arbor, Michigan area to help out with our Giving Gloves program. Corporate partners donate lightly used gloves that are perfect for outdoor work, and we clean and distribute them throughout The Stewardship Network. In addition to protecting fellow stewards out in the field, this program diverts hundreds of pounds of waste from landfills! We need an extra set of hands to help launder and sort used gloves so that they can go out to The Network clean and ready to use. You can contribute to the cause by washing gloves from home or take them to a laundromat (reach out to us to discuss reimbursement).
Open to one-time volunteers or those interested in continuously working for The Stewardship Network
Apply online at DunesLearningCenter.org/employment
Interpretive Naturalists are key members of the Dunes Learning Center team and are responsible for providing meaningful experiences for children and adults regarding the diversity of ecosystems and cultural history of the Indiana Dunes all year long. 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.
Our Interpretive Naturalist Internship program provides an opportunity for next generation leaders to receive training and coaching to develop their naturalist, outdoor education, and resource interpretation skills and techniques. Interpretive Naturalists often work in pairs during the summer to give each the opportunity to shadow peers and provide/receive feedback. During the school year, Interpretive Naturalists have oppor- tunities to extend their professional development through workshops, in-services, and shadowing National Park Service staff.
- $300 weekly stipend (average 40 hours per week)
- Shared housing with private bedroom
- Professional development opportunities
- Meals and weekly s’mores when groups are in residence
Apply online at DunesLearningCenter.org/employment
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 residential pro- grams provide a critical and beneficial connection to nature for learners of all ages—inspiring curiosity, scientific literacy, and environmental stewardship. Our internship program offers training and professional development to set you up for success. Communication, collaboration, critical thinking and creativity are developed and practiced at camp. Supervising campers, engaging in decision-making, managing behavior, and being a role model are all necessary skills for strong leaders.
Cabin Leaders are key members of the Dunes Learning Center team and are responsible for providing meaningful experiences for campers during summer camp. 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. They facilitate the evening programs (campfire, group games, night hike, ice cream social, etc), lead meal and flag raising activities, and provide overnight supervision of campers throughout the week.
- $290 weekly stipend (average 40 hours per week)
- Housing in cabins on campus for the duration of the internship (shared with campers Monday-Friday)
- Professional development opportunities
- Meals and weekly s’mores while camp is in session
If interested, Submit a Resume and at least one reference to email@example.com.
Join NCS’ natural resources team to play an integral role in implementing field work in a variety of ecological restoration roles. NCS is seeking a Field Technician Intern performing a variety of tasks involving labor with hand tools, project documentation and clean-up, technical work, and some light machine operation under supervision. A typical work day consists of 7-8 hours of in‐the‐field physical exertion and intensive focus, with variation for weather and specific upland and wetland job needs.
COMPENSATION AND TIMELINE
- Compensation is commensurate with experience, typically undergraduate level at $10/hr. There will, however, be opportunities for advancement in this position in accordance with performance.
- The internship will take place generally between May – August, with potential opportunity throughout the year, including fall and winter, as needed.
- NCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, sex, race, color, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status. At any time, if you need an accommodation during the application process, please contact Human Resources.
This position offers great potential for growth, and owners desire to give additional responsibilities and compensation as skills and opportunities continue to develop. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please forward resumes to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Natural Community Services LLC (NCS), a design/build firm located in West Bloomfield, Michigan, specializing in a blend of landscape and ecological restoration design and implementation, seeks a lead designer to support our growing staff and the principal ecologist. The lead designer will facilitate projects ranging from native residential landscape design, bank stabilization and soil erosion control, green stormwater infrastructure, development of environmental mitigation/restoration plans and land management plans.
Responsibilities of the position include collaborating with the owner/lead designer to develop restoration and landscape designs, drafting land management plans and grading/planting plans, and writing monitoring reports for restoration projects. Fieldwork includes site visits for vegetation and soils inventory and site analysis, collaboration with our field crew and environmental technicians to document wildlife habitat targets, layout of invasive species/clearing, grading and planting plans in the field, and to administer quality control measures across a variety of ecological monitoring, design-build, and maintenance phase projects.