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This job board features listings from conservation-related nonprofits, government agencies and businesses across the northeast region—making it a go-to source for career opportunities in land conservation.

Find your next job in land conservation today!

Starting your career in the land conservation field? We put together a resource page with a list of local and national organizations that provide opportunities for young conservationists.

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We have also put together a list of additional job resources to help you find your next conservation career opportunity.

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If you have a question about the job board or any of the resources listed above, please contact Cristina Hayden at chayden@ctconservation.org

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Stewardship

Position Announcement: The Rocks, Christmas Tree Farm Manager The non-profit Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests seeks an experienced, enthusiastic, and motivated individual for the position of Christmas Tree Farm Manager. The successful candidate will have two to three years of commercial farm experience; experience hiring, training and managing others; and excellent oral communications skills including experience interacting…

Deadline: 05/27/22
Development

The Connecticut Director of Philanthropy will design and lead all fundraising activities to support TPL’s activities throughout Connecticut. The Director will work closely with the State Director and members of the program and philanthropy team to lead a comprehensive fundraising program that maximizes support for the organization and its activities in Connecticut. The Director will help the team leverage national…

Deadline: 06/13/22
Leadership

NCLT seeks its next Executive Director to lead the organization to continued growth, reach, and impact. This position is well suited for an experienced non-profit or conservation professional looking for a unique opportunity to lead and grow a well-established community land trust. NCLT will also consider applications from bright candidates looking to make a start in conservation field. The Executive…

Deadline: 05/31/22
Development

The Director of Development will lead all aspects of NCLC’s fundraising program, establish and implement strategies to meet annual revenue goals and multi-year campaign goals, and broaden the organization’s base of support. A source of inspiration and strategy, the director provides the “insistent voice” that keeps development and campaign activities within a specific and limited timetable. The Director of Development…

Deadline: 06/30/22
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: 06/30/22
Internship

Two paid, part-time Van Sinderen Conservation Internships (VSI) are available for college students to gain hands-on, real-world experience performing outdoor recreational work, conservation projects, and outreach activities. VSIs spend most of their time in the field, working independently and with SRA staff to complete a wide variety of projects. Interns complete a capstone project and share their experience via a…

Deadline: 05/31/22
Internship

The Denise Trevenen Community Engagement Intern contributes to the success of the Steep Rock Association land trust through hands-on, real-world experiences including office, field work, and nonprofit community development, marketing, and outreach activities. Compensation at $15/hr at 20 hours per week for 10 weeks. Start and end times are flexible to accommodate school dates. Steep Rock Association (SRA) has a…

Deadline: 05/31/22
Internship

The Administrative Intern contributes to the success of the Steep Rock Association land trust through hands-on, real-world experiences maintaining operations in our busy office and supporting outreach activities, including interacting with visitors/hikers and social media. For more info and to apply, please visit https://steeprockassoc.org/positions/administrative-internship/

Deadline: 05/31/22
Internship

Two paid, part-time, Judea Garden Internships are available for high school (16 years old by end of summer) and college students to gain hands-on, real-world experiences in sustainable agriculture and current food issues by working in SRA’s food bank garden. Now in its 14th growing season, Judea Garden has grown, harvested, and distributed over 44,000 lbs. of fresh produce to…

Deadline: 05/31/22