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Invasive Species Network Seasonal Technician

Feb 17, 2017

The Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network

The Invasive Species Seasonal Technicians (2 positions) work with the Coordinator to implement the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative grant, which funds the position. Primary responsibilities include working as a team to survey natural areas, roadsides, and waterways in 4 counties for invasive plants. Other duties include creating maps, working with private land owners, and engaging volunteers.

Please visit our website for full job description:

Seasonal Stewardship Crew

Feb 15, 2017

Legacy Land Conservancy

Description: Legacy Land Conservancy, a small nonprofit land conservancy, seeks seasonal stewardship crew members to implement management plans on its public preserves.

Hours: 20 hours per week. Flexible schedule preferred as weekend events are occasionally required.

--Invasive species control using mechanical and low-volume chemical techniques
--Trail maintenance
--Native plant seed collection and care
--Assist Crew Leader in leading volunteer workdays and events

Desired Skills:
--Knowledge of local fauna and ecology types
--Experience with and ability to use tools
--Experience working outdoors

Invasive Species Strike Team Member

Feb 14, 2017

Gun Lake Tribe

The Strike Team Member is responsible for detection and control of invasive species, focusing on forest pests. Main job duties will include manual and chemical control and removal efforts. Please find the full job description and application at

Grand Calumet River Restoration Crew Member

Feb 14, 2017

The Nature Conservancy

The Grand Calumet River Restoration Crew Member performs and participates in invasive plant management and other restoration efforts as a member of a Grand Calumet River Restoration Action Team. This is a maximum 6-month position with an approximate time frame of May 1 to October 31 with some flexibility on start and end dates. Essential functions include maintaining globally rare dune habitat and riverine marshes, including controlling exotic invasive species. S/he also maintains tools and equipment, helps monitor wildlife, conducts preserve maintenance, learns how to identify native and non-native species, and assists in preparing sites for prescribed burns.

Land Stewardship Intern

Feb 13, 2017

Southeast Michigan Land Conservancy

The Stewardship Intern assists the Stewardship & Outreach Specialist (SOS) with land stewardship projects and tasks. Specifically, s/he will help formulate an annual nature preserve monitoring protocol that meets the Land Trust Alliance Standards and Practices and implement it for the 17 SMLC nature preserves. Additionally, s/he will assist the SOS as needed with other basic stewardship, outreach, and property maintenance tasks as assigned. See attached job description for more information and instructions to apply.

Lake County Forestry Crew Member/Leader

Feb 10, 2017

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa provides hands-on environmental stewardship and service-learning opportunities to youth and young adults while accomplishing priority natural resource conservation, environmental education, and emergency response work.

AmeriCorps Lake County Forestry Crew Members and Leader (ages 18-25) will participate in on-the-job training to learn natural resources management skills and put those skills into practice working on projects throughout Lake County, working exclusively alongside Lake Soil and Water Conservation District Staff. Leader and Member positions involve physically challenging, team-oriented outdoor service. The Crew Leader serves directly with Crew Members, monitoring project performance and safety and providing on-site education, training and development.

Director of Development

Feb 7, 2017

Matthaei Botanical Gardens and Nichols Arboretum

Job Summary

Southern St. Louis County Cooperative Invasive Species Management Area (CISMA) Coordinator

Feb 6, 2017

The Stewardship Network

Position: A 30-hour a week with benefits (health, dental & retirement), grant-funded coordinator is being sought to facilitate and coordinate the activities of the Southern St. Louis County Cooperative Weed Management Area/Cluster/Collaborative Conservation Community (CCC). Continued employment is contingent on securing additional funding. This is a coordinator position that focuses on facilitating implementation of a multi-partner, multi-county invasive species management strategy and associated ecological restoration initiatives funded by a grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation. Compensation: This is a 30 hour/week position at $21/hour with competitive benefits and flexible schedule.

Restoration/Field Crew

Feb 2, 2017


Field Crew Position

PlantWise, LLC is an Ann Arbor-based business that focuses on restoring and creating native ecosystems and plant communities throughout Michigan.  Additional company information is available at

We are currently seeking someone to join our restoration crew.

Responsibilities include: invasive plant control, assisting with native landscaping projects, prescribed burning, and weed mapping.

*Please see PDF of crew posting for additional details.

Restoring Relations Youth Corps Leader

Jan 31, 2017

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

AmeriCorps Restoring Relations Youth Corps Crew Leaders (ages 19-25) will educate, train and lead youth members (ages 15-18) on natural resource conservation projects such as trail construction and maintenance, boardwalk building, planting, campsite development and invasive species removal. Leaders will facilitate educational and recreational activities during spike trips, after workdays and on weekends. The position seeks applicants who are members of Native American Tribes, or identify as American Indian/Native American. Crew leaders will lead, teach, mentor and learn in a way that supports American Indian culture and values. In this way, leaders will help youth participants make connections between service project goals and indigenous values.

YMCA Community Connections Corpsmember

Jan 31, 2017

Conservation Corps Minnesota & Iowa

The Community Connections Corpsmember will be placed with YMCA Omaha support the Youth Initiative, Let’s Move! Outside Community Coordinator by connecting youth, families, veterans and entire communities to public lands through outdoor recreation, educational programming, service projects and employment training opportunities. The Corpsmember will develop partnerships with municipalities, non-profit organizations, schools, health care providers and other stakeholders to help young people develop strong, lasting connections to nature and public lands, and develop leadership opportunities for the next generation of environmental stewards.

Field Steward (Summer Internship)

Jan 28, 2017

Blue Heron Ministries

Blue Heron Ministries is looking to fill one field steward internship position for the summer of 2017. 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.
* Invasive species control predominantly in wetlands in Steuben and LaGrange and surrounding counties (Indiana and Michigan).

Prescribed Burn Crew Member

Jan 26, 2017

David Borneman, LLC

Do you like to work outdoors in beautiful weather?
Do you enjoy hard physical labor?
Are you sometimes available on short notice to work afternoons and evenings?
Does working with FIRE sound like fun?

Seasonal Field Steward Internship

Jan 24, 2017

Blue Heron Ministries

Blue Heron Ministries plans to fill one field steward internship position for the 2017 field season. We are a nonprofit Christian land conservation organization based in Angola, Indiana. We work with other nonprofit organizations, governmental agencies, and private land owners around northeast Indiana and southwest Michigan to steward the land. Our mission is to build communities where creation is kept and keep creation so that community may be restored.

Environmental Studies Teacher (K-8)

Jan 17, 2017

Kingsbury Country Day School

Do you believe that every child can learn given the right environment? Are you inspired by the power of inquiry based and experiential learning? Do you want to work in a highly collaborative environment with passionate educators who are preparing young students for a love of life-long learning?

Kingsbury Country Day School is hiring for an Environmental Studies Teacher (K-8). Must have Science endorsement or Environmental Studies endorsement.

Stewardship Manager

Jan 11, 2017

Pierce Cedar Creek Institute

The Stewardship Manager is responsible for maintaining and improving the ecological integrity of the Institute’s natural areas and gardens as they pertain to the education, research, and recreational use of the Institute by guests, researchers, and students. It is an hourly part-time position with an average of 36 hours per week. EOE. For more information, including full job descriptions, please go to:

Natural Resources Crew Member

Jan 4, 2017

Springfield Township (Oakland County, MI)

Under the supervision of the Natural Resources Manager, the Natural Resources Crew Member performs ecological restoration activities across Springfield Township in a diverse array of habitats on township-owned and partner lands. Management activities in support of ecological restoration include invasive species control, preparations for prescribed burning, debris removal and collection of field data in support of these activities. Other activities may include assisting with volunteer workdays, township events and park maintenance tasks. He/she will be responsible for preparation and maintenance of equipment and work logs used in these management activities. This is a temporary position requiring approximately 35 hours per week, not to exceed 24 weeks.

Seasonal Positions Available!

Jan 3, 2017

The Nature Conservancy in Indiana

Help the Indiana Chapter of the Nature Conservancy as we restore and preserve the natural riches of the Hoosier State!

Join us outdoors this spring, summer, and fall to help protect and manage vital natural resources in various areas of Northern Indiana. We are currently recruiting for several positions with varying time frames. Positions come and go quickly so check our website often.

For more information and to apply, please visit Use the keyword "Indiana" to search for our available positions. The deadlines to apply may vary. The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to a globally diverse and culturally competent workforce.