Conservation Project Manager
The Conservation Project Manager is a full-time employee working under the supervision of the Vice-President for Conservation who is responsible for managing land conservation transactions, including the acquisition of donated and purchased conservation easements and land for long-term ownership. This position involves direct service to landowners and community groups, assisting in the selection and execution of various conservation strategies. The Project Manager is responsible for communicating and negotiating easement terms with landowners and partners, preparing grant applications, adhering to grant agreements, presenting projects to financial supporters and the general public, and coordinating multi-party transactions through to a successful closing.
Depending upon applicant expertise, there is a strong preference that this position be focused on the pursuit and management of farmland conservation projects, requiring the employee to engage in active outreach with farmers and farmland owners, work closely with farm conservation funders, and manage state and federal grant awards.
Send letter of interest and resume to ContactUs@uvlt.org and put Conservation Project Manager in the subject line. Review of applications is ongoing until the position is filled.
Patchen Miller Internship
The Patchen Miller Internship position for the 2021 season has been filled. Check back in 2022 for next seasons position posting. Thank you for your interest in the Patchen Miller Internship.
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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