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Program Manager – Summer Steward Internship – New Canaan Land Trust

Seasonal, Stewardship

The New Canaan Land Trust seeks an enthusiastic and self-motivated Manager to run its Summer Steward Internship Program. The ideal candidate will have a passion for engaging youth in conservation and stewardship work, experience working on a variety of land stewardship projects, and a desire to share their knowledge with the next generation of environmentalists. For reference, additional details about the Summer Steward Internship Program can be found here: https://newcanaanlandtrust.org/summer-steward-internship/

The Manager’s primary responsibility is to lead interns in completing a variety of land stewardship projects across the Land Trust’s network of 65+ properties. These projects include, but are not limited to, trail construction and maintenance, planting/pruning/watering trees and shrubs, stone wall repair, and invasive species removal. The Manager is also responsible for coordinating both on- and off-site experiential learning opportunities for the interns, including field trips to other local conservation organizations and workshops with environmental professionals. This combination of work and education provides a rewarding experience for our interns, and is bolstered by the strong leadership of the Manager.

Deadline: 04/30/22
New Canaan Land Trust
New Canaan, CT