Job Opportunities with MALT

Seasonal Intern 

Reports to: Land Conservation Specialist

Hours: Seasonal – Flexible 40 hours per week (May 15, 2015 – August 28, 2015)

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 about the ecology of the areas.

        Prepare attendees for hikes including logistics and managing waivers.

    • Maintain a list of groups and individuals to contact.
    • Confirm attendance with attendees before hikes.
    • Compose E-blasts press releases and posters.
  • Assist Land Steward with the monitoring of conservation easements.

        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 Land Conservation Specialists with the implementation of the Lower North Fork Fire re-habilitation plan and the Penn       Mountain implementation plan.

    Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Recruit and organize volunteers.
  • Monitor contractor’s tasks and/or lead volunteers in soil stabilization and tree removal efforts on Conservation Easements affected by the Lower North Fork Fire.
  • Organize volunteers, supplies and logistics for a trail building project on Pennsylvania Mountain.
  • Recordkeeping and reporting for grants

  • Assist staff with outreach/education related tasks. 
  •      Duties may include:
  •      Procure and pick up silent auction items for summer fundraising event.
    • Assist with invitation mailings.
    • Create auction descriptions and bid sheets.
    • Enter donation information into MALT’s database (Salesforce).
    • Help research grants.
    • Compose E-blasts press releases and posters.
    • Represent MALT at summer outreach events

Other

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

Education, Technology Skills and Physical Abilities

  • Working toward a degree in natural resource sciences, environmental education or related field.
  • Knowledge of Colorado flora and fauna.
  • Interested and enthusiastic about environmental education.
  • 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.

Application

Send resume, cover letter, and three references to matt@savetheland.org, Attn: Seasonal Intern, by April 15, 2015. In the cover letter describe in detail:

  • Coursework you feel would help you in this position.
  • Experiences teaching environmental education.
  • Experiences leading interpretive programs or speaking with groups of people.
  • Experiences you having living, working and/or learning in the West.
  • Biggest challenges you anticipate with this position.
  • Short-term and long-term goals.
  • Why you would be a good fit for this position.

Mountain Area Land Trust

P.O. Box 4063

Evergreen, Colorado 80437-4063

Physical: 3721 Evergreen Parkway, Suite 1, Evergreen, CO 80439

Office: (303) 679-0950

www.savetheland.org