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Administrative

The Southbury Land Trust, an established, vibrant nonprofit conservation organization, is looking for a part-time Administrative Director to plan and coordinate Land Trust activities, manage day to day operations, office activities, and support the organization’s land conservation and outreach programs. The person hired for this position will work closely with the Stewardship Director as well as the Board of Trustees…

Deadline: 02/28/22
Projects/Programs

Who We Are Sustainable CT is a vibrant organization that inspires, supports, and celebrates action by Connecticut towns and cities. From renewable energy to healthy local food systems, welcoming and creative public spaces, and diverse affordable housing options, we help build communities that improve the lives of all residents. Our major program areas include: direct support to towns on a…

Deadline: 02/07/22
Seasonal

The DEEP Water Monitoring Group is excited to announce that we have multiple 2022 seasonal resource assistant positions now available for interested applicants.   These are full-time paid, temporary positions.  While the majority of applicants will be hired with a late spring/early summer start date, we are interested in bring at least one candidate on board during the early spring…

Deadline: 04/01/22
Stewardship

The Still River Connections Crew Leader will manage a team of youth as they learn about environmental stewardship and implement restoration projects in the Danbury (CT) area. They will also play a role in a rain garden project in which rain gardens will be installed at Habitat for Humanity homes and then will be maintained by the Connections crew throughout…

Deadline: 03/31/22
Communications

NCLT seeks an enthusiastic and self-motivated Manager to expand and oversee its community engagement initiatives and to bolster communication with its constituents and community. The ideal candidate will have a passion for engaging diverse audiences in events, projects, and programs related to land conservation and environmental stewardship. Current events and programs include a small but growing volunteer program, guided walks…

Deadline: 04/30/22
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…

Deadline: 04/30/22
Communications, Operations

The Eastern Connecticut Forest Landowners’ Association seeks a part time person to maintain and manage association records and manage communications with its 200+ members. Duties include but are not limited to: Organizing and maintaining the organization’s working and historical records including  minutes of meetings, treasurer’s reports, land trust records, etc. Working with the treasurer to maintain an up-to-date membership list…

Deadline: 02/28/22
Communications, Education & Outreach, Seasonal

Corazón Latino and HVA are seeking applicants for a jointly-managed Summer Fellowship position, based out of Cornwall Bridge, Connecticut. This position will require regular weekend work (workweeks will be made up of 2 weekend days and 3 midweek days). The duration of the Fellowship will be approximately 12 weeks, June through August. The Fellow will work with staff members from…

Deadline: 03/31/22
Seasonal, Stewardship

This position is for weekends only. The RIO Stewards will work 8-hour days on Saturday and Sunday (approximately 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.) for a minimum of 12 weeks (June 18 to September 4, 2022). (Please apply even if you cannot work until September 4- these dates can be flexible for the right candidate!) Each weekend, RIO Stewards will travel…

Deadline: 03/31/22
Stewardship

River Stewards will work on a variety of projects related to water resource management, human dimensions, wildlife conservation, and land protection. River Stewards will be based out of the office in Cornwall Bridge, CT and work mainly in Connecticut, with some work in New York. Each River Steward position will be full-time (40 hrs/week) and last 10 weeks from June…

Deadline: 03/31/22
Leadership

The Chocorua Lake Conservancy (CLC) seeks an experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated individual for the position of Executive Director. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position based in Chocorua, New Hampshire. The CLC was founded in 1968 to protect the natural beauty of the Chocorua Lake Basin and provide convenient, attractive public access for visitors and nearby residents to Chocorua Lake…

Deadline: 01/28/22
Finance, Leadership

Buzzards Bay Coalition is seeking an entrepreneurial, innovative and thoughtful strategic leader to join the organization at a critical moment of growth and expansion. The Vice President of Administration and Finance (Vice President) will be a key leader, driving new processes and systems across the organization and further developing the infrastructure needed for a rapidly growing organization. As a key…

Deadline: 03/31/22
Stewardship

The Land Protection Specialist is a key leader on NCLC’s acquisition team, responsible for overseeing new land acquisitions, consistent with NCLC’s policies and conservation objectives. The Land Protection Specialist’s responsibilities include fee land and conservation easement transactions, educating the public and partners about land protection, developing innovative partnerships and methods for leveraging protection by other entities, helping to leverage impact…

Deadline: 01/31/22
Projects/Programs

The Forest Program Associate will help implement forest conservation efforts as part of the Healthy Forests Initiative – a critical component to Audubon’s Working Lands conservation strategy. Specifically, this position will help deliver outcomes associated with grants from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, US Forest Service, and Natural Resources Conservation Service, as well as other related programmatic work. The…

Deadline: 01/31/22
Stewardship

Want to gain real hands-on experience in the trail conservation and outdoor recreation fields? Want to take on the challenge of working, traveling, and camping in a small tight-knit group? Join our Summer Trail Crew and help lead our efforts to improve Connecticut’s 825-mile Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System! Assist staff and volunteer trail managers with the construction of hiking trails…

Deadline: 04/15/22
Stewardship

Want to gain real hands-on experience in the trail conservation and outdoor recreation fields? Want to take on the challenge of working, traveling, and camping in a small tight-knit group? Join our Summer Trail Crew and help lead our efforts to improve Connecticut’s 825-mile Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System! Assist Crew Leader in managing Trail Crew, including team building, team coordination…

Deadline: 04/15/22
Stewardship

Want to gain real hands-on experience in the trail conservation and outdoor recreation fields? Want to take on the challenge of leading a crew working, traveling, and camping in a small tight-knit group? Join our Summer Trail Crew and help lead our efforts to improve Connecticut’s 825-mile Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System! Train, motivate and lead Crew members to complete a…

Deadline: 04/15/22
Projects/Programs

CLCC seeks a detail-oriented, collaborative, organized, and experienced professional to join our dynamic and energetic team as Program Director. This position offers a unique opportunity for a creative and entrepreneurial professional to develop and lead the next generation of CLCC’s technical assistance services, programming, and partnerships, with a goal of building enduring land trusts and directly making a difference in…

Deadline: 01/31/22
Internship

The New England National Scenic Trail (NET) Community Volunteer Ambassador (CVA) will help with community outreach, communications, planning, and building awareness of the trail. The main focus for this CVA position will be to help develop a community outreach program with the tribal and indigenous communities along the trail in order to foster a connection to and stewardship of the…

Deadline: 12/17/21
Projects/Programs

Northwest Connecticut Land Conservancy is hiring a Program Administrator. The Program Administrator works with the Executive Director and other staff to support NCLC’s administrative, financial, and communication needs. The position also acts as primary administrative support to the Executive Director. This is an equal opportunity, part-time, non-exempt position located in Kent, CT. Inquiries should be submitted to work@ctland.org.

Deadline: 01/31/22