The Field Intern position offers skills in land management, mapping, and much more!
We have an opening for a Field Intern through the Veterans Conservation Corps. This 40-hour per week position provides a military veteran with an opportunity to gain skills in local ecology, locally-relevant natural resource best management practices, data collection, GPS mapping, reporting, volunteer leadership, field safety, and more.
Position is open until filled – Apply soon!
All applicants must pass a background check.
To apply: email a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in this internship to:
Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Coordinator
Internship Status: April – September 31, 2018; 40 hours/week; 6 month contract renewable for up to 1 year. A stipend of $1850/month is provided.
Schedule: Typically Monday – Friday, 9 am – 5 pm; occasional early morning, evening and/or weekend work hours will be required but will be pre-scheduled to fit within 40 hours/week. Alternative hours and flexible scheduling to meet the intern’s needs will be discussed on a case-by-case basis.
Position Summary: The Field Intern fulfills the short- and long-term stewardship responsibilities of Jefferson Land Trust by implementing both field and office-based objectives that support the desired condition of protected lands. The Field Intern will work with the Preserve Manager and Stewardship Director to accomplish field-based monitoring, mapping, maintenance, and restoration projects and office-based program administrative tasks. This intern will work independently, with community volunteers, and with Land Trust staff. The successful intern will gain skills and knowledge in local ecology, locally-relevant natural resource best management practices, data collection, GPS mapping, reporting, volunteer leadership, field safety, and record-keeping.
All necessary training required to perform the essential functions/duties is provided on the job.
In addition to on-the-job training, this position may include the following formal trainings and certifications to aid in professional development and job training:
To learn more about the Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program, contact:
For more information about Jefferson Land Trust, contact:
(360) 379-9501 ext 109
Veteran Conservation Corps Field Intern Position Description