Help ESLT Find Our Next AmeriCorps Member!

Do you know someone who loves the Sierra, and who might want to help protect its wonders while gaining valuable environmental professional experience?

Eastern Sierra Land Trust is on the lookout for our next Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) Member – and you can help us fill this important role by forwarding this post to someone you think might be great for the job!

ESLT is seeking an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader to commit to 11 months of service to help protect the Eastern Sierra we all treasure. As our Education Coordinator, this new full-time team member will lead and collaborate on restoration, education, and outreach projects that engage our local community in conservation.

ESLT’s AmeriCorps Member and Education Coordinator for the 2016/2017 service term, Indigo Johnson, is pictured here at GardenFest – one of the many fun community events our next AmeriCorps member will help organize.

About This Position:

As our Education Coordinator, our new SNAP member will gain skills and technical training, mentor with outstanding environmental leaders in our area, and receive an education award at the successful completion of service. He or she will work on a variety of interesting projects with a high level of responsibility and creative freedom. This includes:

The service term for this position runs from mid-October of this year through mid-September of 2018. The application deadline is July 26, 2017, so candidates are encouraged to apply soon.

Click here to learn more and submit an application >>

Our next AmeriCorps member will team up with ESLT staff, volunteers, and conservation partners to help protect and restore important wildlife habitat in the Eastern Sierra. Here, our 2015/2016 AmeriCorps member, Catherine Tao (right), is pictured doing restoration work at the Benton Ponds with Sara Kokkelenberg (left) – who also served as an AmeriCorps member with us, and is now ESLT’s full-time Stewardship Coordinator!

About Eastern Sierra Land Trust:

We have hosted talented SNAP members for 6- and 11-month service terms every year since the Sierra Nevada Alliance began this program in 2007. These talented individuals have led education and outreach in our area, helping to inform and inspire our community about land conservation and habitat restoration.

ESLT is a nationally-accredited organization established in 2001 to work with willing landowners and the public to protect wild and working lands in the Eastern Sierra for their scenic, agricultural, natural, recreational, historical, and watershed values. Thanks to community support, ESLT has partnered to permanently conserve nearly 10,500 acres of prime ranchland and farmland, critical wildlife habitat, and scenic vistas.

For more information about Eastern Sierra Land Trust, the SNAP program, and this position – including specific responsibilities, qualifications, details on compensation, and how to apply – please visit our website.

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