Seasonal Land Steward
Experience all facets of UVLT’s community impact-related programming and land and easement stewardship programs in a fast-paced, independent work environment.
This position will provide critical support for UVLT’s growing food pantry garden program, which work to assist our partner organizations to decrease food insecurity in the Upper Valley. The Seasonal Land Steward (SLS) will work with local businesses and community volunteers to plant, grow, harvest and deliver fresh produce to Willing Hands and the Claremont Food Pantry to be distributed across our region. In addition, the SLS will visit UVLT-conserved properties to conduct conservation easement monitoring visits on properties that protect vital water resources, wildlife habitat, wetlands, working farms, and community landmarks across our 45 town service area.
This position is a full-time seasonal position, and will run for 20 weeks from May to October. $15/hr.
To apply please send an resume and a short letter of interest to email@example.com and put Seasonal Land Steward in the subject line. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.
Patchen Miller Internship
The Patchen Miller Internship at UVLT embraces the science, stewardship and sense of community involved in land conservation. A Patchen Miller intern has the unique opportunity to work in the conservation field while gaining valuable experience with a nonprofit organization. A modest stipend of $1,800-$2,000 will be awarded. Internship length is variable but should generally incorporate the equivalent of 200-220 hours of work.
The 2022 Patchen Miller intern will assist UVLT staff with field work and GIS related to all aspects of UVLT’s work including:
- GIS analysis to help tell the story of the impact of land conservation and stewardship in our region.
- Field work and GIS-related work related to UVLT’s citizen science projects
A qualified candidate will have experience in using GIS software. A valid driver’s license and personal vehicle are necessary, as is a personal computer. UVLT will reimburse mileage at the federal rate.
If you are interested in being UVLT’s 2022 Patchen Miller Intern, please send an email expressing your interest and your resume to ContactUs@uvlt.org with “Patchen Miller Intern” in the subject line.
Other Internship Opportunities at UVLT
We welcome student interns who assist with easement stewardship, conduct research, organize land trust activities and help us conserve land. Internships may be arranged on an individual basis where a candidate’s interests match specific organizational needs and goals of the Upper Valley Land Trust. Generally such interns are paid by third-party funding secured by the intern themselves, or work pro-bono in exchange for the professional experience gained, or for credit at an academic institution. If you are interested in offering your services to UVLT on this basis please contact us with a description of your interests and availability together with a resume or letter of introduction.
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