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Internship

Looking for an opportunity to gain real-world conservation experience? Highstead Foundation is currently recruiting for remote Conservation Interns for the fall 2021 Semester. Applications must be submitted by July 17, 2021. The Conservation Interns will support Highstead’s Conservation Program for a twelve-week period from September 20, 2021, to December 10, 2021. Interns will work remotely during the entirety of the…

Deadline: 07/17/21
Operations

This position reports directly to the Director of Volunteer Operations and works closely with our talented and hardworking team, as well as partners, and volunteers in 14 chapters and two councils, to develop and implement engagement and organizing strategies that support TU’s overall mission. The ideal candidate is creative, self-directed and solution-oriented individual with a passion for coldwater conservation. They…

Deadline: 08/11/21
Operations

Primary function is to provide guidance and advice to the Thompson Conservation Commission and the Thompson Department of Planning & Development, and other Town Boards, Commissions and Departments as needed in the areas of natural resources and open space lands. The Conservation Agent has technical review, research and mapping responsibilities; and provides administrative support. The Town of Thompson interprets “conservation”…

Deadline: 06/30/21
Stewardship

Overview The Stewardship Coordinator serves to assist the Stewardship Committee and Board of Directors of the Avalonia Land Conservancy (ALC) in the overall stewardship and administration of ALC’s preserves and conservation easements. This position reports to the President of the Board of Directors and partners with the Stewardship Committee Chair. Duties Undertake and participate in preserve administration and management tasks…

Deadline: 07/20/21
Leadership

The Darien Nature Center, established over 40 years ago, is a vibrant education center with a live animal collection and professional staff that fosters an interest in and respect for the natural world. The Darien Nature Center is seeking a dynamic leader to manage this successful community nonprofit organization focused on nature education and environmental protection. The Executive Director will…

Deadline: 07/12/21
Stewardship

The Connecticut Chapter is currently recruiting for the position of Director of Stewardship and Ecological Management. The Director of Stewardship and Ecological Management is responsible for the leadership and management of stewardship for The Nature Conservancy’s Connecticut Chapter. The Director works with a variety of staff to prioritize and carry out stewardship, ecological management, and restoration across the state, develop…

Deadline: 07/05/21