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Youth Outdoors Crew Member

Jan 21, 2019

Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Youth Outdoors Members (ages 18-25) perform natural resource restoration projects with a crew of their adult peers and engage Twin Cities youth in after-school service projects and environmental education. In spring and fall, corpsmembers lead crews of Twin Cities’ youth participants (ages 15-18) in environmental education and community service projects after school and on Saturdays. In summer, crews complete natural resource restoration projects. Corpsmembers inspire youth, conduct community outreach and restore habitat in partnership with resource management agencies, working alongside conservation professionals.

Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Crew Member/Leader

Jan 21, 2019

Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa

Youth Outdoors School and Community Forest Crew Member/Leader

Field Crew Member/Leader

Jan 21, 2019

Conservation Corps Minnesota and Iowa

AmeriCorps Field Crew Members and Leaders (ages 18-25) receive on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice completing habitat restoration projects throughout the Midwest. Crews complete natural resource conservation projects such as prairie restoration, exotic species management, fencing and lakeshore restoration. Crew Members also get the chance to work alongside conservation professionals and explore career options within the environmental field.

TERM AND SCHEDULE:
Minnesota
-- Crew Leader: February 4-December 13, 2019
-- Crew Member: February 18-December 13, 2019
Iowa/Missouri
-- Crew Leader: January 7-November 22, 2019
-- Crew Member: January 21-November 22, 2019

Cabin Leader Internship

Jan 17, 2019

Dunes Learning Center

General Description:

Dunes Learning Center (DLC) is a residential education facility within the Indiana
Dunes National Lakeshore that works in close partnership with the National Park Service (NPS). Cabin Leaders are members of the program staff at the DLC. They supervise summer camp residents while developing their outdoor education and resource interpretation skills and techniques.

Cabin Leaders are an integral part of the program, being positive role models for our campers.
Specific duties include overnight supervision of campers in cabins, leading evening activities (campfires, group games, night hikes, etc.), leading meal and flag raising activities, and hosting a tent camp out with campers. Cabin Leaders also have the opportunity for professional development by shadowing NPS staff and Dunes Learning Center Naturalists.

Interpretive Naturalist Internship

Jan 17, 2019

Dunes Learning Center

General Description:

Dunes Learning Center (DLC) is a residential education facility within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore (INDU) that works in close partnership with the National Park Service (NPS). Interpretive Naturalists are key members of the program staff at DLC. They will develop their naturalist, outdoor education, and resource interpretation skills and techniques. They instruct children and adults regarding the diversity of ecosystems, plants and animals, and cultural history of the INDU and southern Lake Michigan region.

Interpretive Naturalists often work in pairs during the summer to give each the opportunity to shadow peers, provide and receive feedback, and learn a variety of teaching styles and techniques. During the school year, Interpretive Naturalists may shadow NPS staff and have opportunities to attend professional development workshops.

Summer Field Steward

Jan 17, 2019

Blue Heron Ministries

Blue Heron Ministries is looking to fill two field steward internship position for the summer of 2019. We are a nonprofit Christian land conservation organization based out of Angola, Indiana. We work with other nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and private land owners around northeast Indiana and southwest Michigan. Our mission is to build communities where creation is kept and keep creation so that community may be restored. A description of this internship is as follows:
• Intensive and arduous labor.
• Term will be beginning of June thru mid-August (flexible).
• 35-40 hours a week.
• $10/hr.

Facilities Technician

Jan 17, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/167408/facilities_technician

JOB OPENING ID: 167408
WORKING TITLE: Facilities Technician
JOB TITLE: GROUNDSKEEPER (TEMP)
WORK LOCATION: Ann Arbor Campus, Ann Arbor, MI
FULL/PART TIME: Full-Time
REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Temporary
FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt
ORGANIZATIONAL GROUP: Vp Acad Grad Study
DEPARTMENT: Botanical Gardens & Arboretum
POSTING BEGIN/END DATE: 1/15/2019 – 1/29/2019
SALARY: $15.00 – $0.00
CAREER INTEREST: Temporary Job Opening

How to Apply

Horticulture Technician

Jan 17, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/167415/horticulture_technician

JOB OPENING ID: 167415
WORKING TITLE: Horticulture Technician
JOB TITLE: GROUNDSKEEPER (TEMP)
WORK LOCATION: Ann Arbor Campus, Ann Arbor, MI
FULL/PART TIME: Full-Time
REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Temporary
FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt
ORGANIZATIONAL GROUP: Vp Acad Grad Study
DEPARTMENT: Botanical Gardens & Arboretum
POSTING BEGIN/END DATE: 1/15/2019 – 1/29/2019
SALARY: $15.00 – $20.00
CAREER INTEREST: Temporary Job Opening

How to Apply

Woody Plants and Trails Technician

Jan 17, 2019

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

http://careers.umich.edu/job_detail/167426/woody_plants_and_trails_techn...

Job Details:
JOB OPENING ID: 167426
WORKING TITLE: Woody Plants and Trails Technician
JOB TITLE: GROUNDSKEEPER (TEMP)
WORK LOCATION: Ann Arbor Campus, Ann Arbor, MI
FULL/PART TIME: Full-Time
REGULAR/TEMPORARY: Temporary
FLSA STATUS: Nonexempt
ORGANIZATIONAL GROUP: Vp Acad Grad Study
DEPARTMENT: Botanical Gardens & Arboretum
POSTING BEGIN/END DATE: 1/15/2019 – 1/29/2019
SALARY: $15.00 – $0.00
CAREER INTEREST: Temporary Job Opening

How to Apply

Administrative Assistant

Jan 16, 2019

West Michigan Environmental Action Council

Title: Administrative Assistant
Reports to: Executive Director
FTE: 1.0
Pay Scale: Salaried/Exempt; total annual compensation including benefits $31,200 - $33,280, commensurate with experience

Position Summary
The Administrative Assistant will lead efforts to design and implement efficient and effective office functions. The primary goal of the position is to manage the day to day operations of the organization, allowing leadership and program staff to focus on achieving the mission of the organization.

Regional Stewardship Organizer - Eastern Lower Peninsula

Jan 8, 2019

Michigan Nature Association

Eastern Lower Peninsula Regional Stewardship Organizer

The Michigan Nature Association, a statewide land conservation organization headquartered in Okemos, Michigan, is seeking an exceptional candidate for a Regional Stewardship Organizer position. The Michigan Nature Association was established in 1952 as Michigan’s first land conservancy group. The MNA protects over 12,000 acres in 60 counties on over 170 nature sanctuaries. For more information about the Michigan Nature Association, visit: www.michigannature.org.

Conservation Specialist

Jan 8, 2019

Michigan Nature Association

CONSERVATION SPECIALIST
Southern Lower Peninsula

The Michigan Nature Association (MNA), a statewide land conservancy headquartered in Okemos, Michigan, is seeking an exceptional candidate for a Conservation Specialist position. MNA protects a vast network of over 175 nature sanctuaries, totaling over 12,000 acres, across 60 counties. Many of the sanctuaries house rare habitats and species and are managed to protect their viability. For more information on MNA, please see our website at michigannature.org.

Communications and Events Coordinator

Jan 4, 2019

Michigan Nature Association

The Michigan Nature Association (MNA) seeks a dynamic and cause-oriented Communications and Events Coordinator who will play a central role in our efforts to raise awareness about the importance of protecting Michigan’s natural heritage.

Founded in 1952, MNA is a membership based nonprofit and Michigan’s oldest land conservancy. MNA works to protect rare, threatened and endangered species; imperiled natural communities; and unique geologic features. The full-time Communications and Events Coordinator will work out of MNA headquarters in Okemos, Michigan (Lansing area) with opportunities to travel around the state. www.michigannature.org

Land Protection Lead

Dec 19, 2018

Legacy Land Conservancy

Michigan's oldest land trust, Legacy is seeking a mid career land protection specialist who is forward thinking and creative to work with a dynamic team of board, staff and group of volunteers committed to the mission of protecting land for generations to come.

Legacy has protected over 9000 acres in Washtenaw and Jackson counties. Please see website for more details about Legacy and our work https://legacylandconservancy.org/

Natural Resources internship

Dec 17, 2018

Natural Community Services

Interns in this undergraduate degree-level intern job title complete and assist with a variety of field assignments to assess, plan/design, protect, restore, sustainably develop, monitor and manage land and water resources for clients of NCS. We're looking for energetic ecological workers who want to make a visible difference increasing biodiversity in metro Detroit!

Design internship

Dec 17, 2018

Natural Community Services

The position will assist with ecological and green infrastructure site assessment, design and installation under NCS lead designer and principal ecologist. NCS typically designs about 40 projects in a typical season, with additional field implementation – so the candidate must also be capable of and interested in physically installing their designs, and managing project quality control in concert with lead designer. These projects also include client and staff communication responsibilities.

Environmental Education Director

Nov 20, 2018

West Michigan Environmental Action Council

Environmental Education Director Job Description

Title: Environmental Education Director
Reports to: Executive Director
FTE: 1.0
Pay Scale: Salaried/Exempt; Total annual compensation including benefits $45,000 - $50,000 commensurate with experience

Conservation Worker II

Jun 7, 2017

City of Ann Arbor, Natural Area Preservation

CONSERVATION WORKER II
Conservation Worker II needed for employment with the City of Ann Arbor, MI, Natural Area Preservation (NAP).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Work with Natural Area Preservation Conservation Crew to:
• Manually remove invasive plant species from natural areas
• Apply herbicide for the control of invasive plant species
• Assist with prescribed ecological burns (spring and fall)
• Maintain and construct trails
• Lead volunteer workdays and other environmental stewardship activities
• Collect, process, store and sow seed from native plants
• Keep detailed, accurate records of all work performed
• Assist in implementing stewardship plans and collecting ecological data from natural areas