Land Trust Jobs

When we hear of a job opportunity related to Wisconsin conservation, we post it. If nothing appears below, then we know of no current openings. Sorry.  To submit a job announcement, or if you are a student looking for an internship opportunity with Gathering Waters, email info@gatheringwaters.org. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bolwahn.

Land Stewardship and Education & Outreach Fellowships

Application Deadline: February 1, 2018
Start Date: March 12, 2018

The Aldo Leopold Foundation is seeking two Land Stewardship Fellows and one Education & Outreach Fellow for 2018. Land Stewardship Fellows assist with a wide variety of land management and monitoring techniques on ALF lands and across the Leopold Pine Island Important Bird Area. The Education and Outreach Fellow supports an array of on-site and outreach education programs, creating opportunities for audiences to learn about Aldo Leopold, the foundation, and our work to advance a land ethic and land health locally and globally. All fellows participate in professional development trainings constituting 20% of the total fellowship hours.

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Communications and Development Associate

Application Deadline: January 31, 2018
Start Date: TBD

Driftless Area Land Conservancy is seeking a Communications and Development Associate to help develop and implement communications, marketing, and membership growth strategies with the goal of inspiring and engaging a growing constituency for conservation. The ideal candidate is a skilled communicator who can effectively communicate stories of change and foster donor and community loyalty to protect the driftless area. This full-time position reports to the Executive Director.

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Executive Director

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: TBD

West Wisconsin Land Trust and Bayfield Regional Conservancy are in the process of merging and are seeking an Executive Director for the new merged land trust. The Executive Director will report to the board of the new land trust and provide leadership in organizational development, strategic planning and management of financial and operational functions. The position will lead a team of professionals in achieving the goals of the organization.

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Paid Internships: Orientation to Restoration Ecology Fieldwork Experience in Southern Wisconsin

Application Deadline: Monday, February 5, 2018
Start Date: May - August 2018

Madison Audubon Society is currently accepting applications for their summer internship in restoration ecology program. Interns will spend the summer working at one of Madison Audubon’s wildlife sanctuaries or one of their partners’ properties. Applicants need to be enrolled in a post-secondary program (undergraduate or graduate) and ready to enjoy and work hard on the prairie all summer long.

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Minnesota State Director

Application Deadline: Open until filled
Start Date: TBD

Responsible for all conservation efforts conducted by The Conservation Fund (TCF) within Minnesota.  Provides leadership for TCF and with partners in Minnesota. Works with internal and external teams to develop and deliver a robust program of land and water conservation. Responsible for developing and implementing the TCF’s conservation and funding programs in Minnesota and ensures outcomes are achieved based on our partners’ priorities; secures public and private financial support for TCF’s operations and our conservation projects. Will serve as the primary TCF spokesperson in Minnesota to internal and external audiences (including staff, public and private donors, government agencies and officials, community leaders and other partners), and cultivates and partners with those audiences to accomplish our partner’s land conservation objectives.  The State Director is responsible for leadership and management of direct reports and for effective coordination and collaboration across TCF’s integrated efforts and teams.

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