Seasonal Intern

  • Mountain Area Land Trust
  • Evergreen, CO, United States
  • Feb 27, 2017
Seasonal Administrative/Executive Biology/Ecology Communication/Public Outreach Natural Resources

Job Description

Reports to: Land and Water Conservation Director, Land Steward and Communications Director

Hours: Seasonal – Flexible 40 hours per week (May 15, 2017 – August 18, 2017)

Will be required to work on Saturday or Sunday

Primary Duties:

  • Schedule and lead interpretive nature walks.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Learn the history, flora and fauna of MALT’s hiking locations.
  • Research and contact groups and individuals to participate in hikes.
  • Compose E-blasts, press releases and posters to promote hikes.
  • Confirm attendance with attendees before hikes.
  • Prepare attendees for hikes including logistics and managing waivers.
  • Assist Land Steward with North Floyd Hill project tasks as needed.

Duties when needed include but are not limited to:

  • Assist with the Great Outdoors Colorado Connecting Youth Grant pilot program.
  • Assist in organizing and planning five hikes for urban middle school kids.
  • Provide support leading hikes at North Floyd Hill.
  • Assist Land Steward with the monitoring of Conservation Easements as needed.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Organize and update GIS/GPS information.
  • Take photos at designated GPS points.
  • Record field notes.
  • Make corrections to reports.
  • Copy, scan and upload reports to required locations.
  • Assist in the maintenance of Conservation Easement monitoring files.
  • Assist staff with outreach/education related tasks.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Procure and pick up auction items for summer fundraising event held July 15.
  • Assist with invitation mailings.
  • Create auction descriptions and bid sheets.
  • Enter donation information into MALT’s database (Salesforce).
  • Coordinate volunteers during MALT events.
  • Compose E-blasts press releases and posters.
  • Represent MALT at summer outreach events.
  • Help research grants.

Other

  • Assist with the development and application of the organization’s database and filling systems (Salesforce and SharePoint).
  • Perform other duties as requested by the Executive Director or other staff.
  • Participate in mandatory staff training and meetings.

Education, Technology Skills and Physical Abilities

  • Working toward or hold a degree in natural resource sciences, environmental education or related field.
  • Knowledge of Colorado flora and fauna.
  • Interested and enthusiastic about conducting educational programs.
  • Self-motivated with a sincere interest in the environment.
  • Experience working with the public.
  • First Aid and CPR certification required.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required.
  • Able to travel across rough mountainous terrain on foot and/or by operating 4-wheel drive or AWD vehicles.

Compensation

$120 per week stipend.

No housing offered.

Academic course credit highly recommended.

Apply by:  March 15, 2017.

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Job Level

Entry-level, Intern (Paid)

Sector

Nonprofit- NGO

Salary

$120 per week stipend.