Job Opportunities

Job Openings

Education Program Facilitator

Paid | Rolling Start Date | Applications Open: Rolling

Allegheny Land Trust (ALT) is currently seeking energetic, motivated individuals to be part of our new outdoor and environmental education team by teaching our hands-on curriculum to students ages 2 through adult via both in-class and field-based school programs, daytime and evening naturalist hikes, environmental camps, and more.

With flexible schedules and a variety of topics and settings, these positions are ideal for individuals who work well as independent facilitators as well as part of a cohesive team. Applicants should have a love for conserving local green spaces, and a willingness to teach about nature in nature to encourage stewardship in future and current generations. Facilitators will need to work well in classroom settings and have the ability to work in outdoor classroom settings where they may need to hike moderately, keep the attention of a wide variety of educational groups, carry equipment to and from sites, and work in a variety of weather conditions.

More details and application here.

Internships

Conservation Internship

Paid | September 2017 – August 2018 | Applications Open: May 15 – August 18

The Conservation Intern will assist with critical stewardship, fieldwork, land management, volunteer recruitment and restoration of ALT’s conservation lands.   The intern may work on a variety projects all over Allegheny County and include any or all of ALT future acquisitions, fee lands and conservation easements.  The job will work with a variety of partners, such as watershed associations, local government, schools and other nonprofit organizations to accomplish tasks for the betterment of the Stewardship Department and ALT.

More Details and application here.

Marketing Internship

Paid | September 2017 – August 2018 | Applications Open: May 15 – August 18

The Marketing Intern will assist with concepting, testing, producing, measuring, and revising various marketing efforts of ALT. The intern will primarily work from ALT’s office in Sewickley, and primarily work with ALT’s Marketing Communications Director, though collaboration will occur with other departments and organizational partners.

More details and application here.

Special Projects Internship

Paid | September 2017 – August 2018 | Applications Open: May 15 – August 18

The Special Projects Intern will work directly with the President and CEO to focus on special projects and strategic initiatives that will advance the work of ALT. The intern will work to solve problems plaguing the nonprofit industry or work on social enterprise opportunities that ALT ought to pursue. Potential projects may include developing a plan and strategy for a new ALT program, exploring new program ideas, researching state and national land trust best practices, writing a business plan for a new social enterprise to benefit our mission or focus on other unique ideas developed by the intern.

More details and application here. Interested in applying for a different semester than what’s outlined here? Get in touch.

Other Opportunities

The “Custom” Position

You tell us when.

Don’t see anything on this page that jives with your timeline? Don’t see something that appeals to you, or matches your skill set? Would your skills and available time be a great addition to the ALT team and mission? Then convince us!

The following are characteristics we look for in team members:

  • Ability to work efficiently, proactively, and independently
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external partners
  • Ability to catch the little things before hitting the “publish” button
  • Familiarity with our work, locations, and mission

This “position” could be an internship, a contract-based project, or a more permanent position. Be prepared to suggest a type that best suits your proposal. Should your position require compensation, then please let us know what your requirements are, and be prepared to help us seek funding opportunities.

Please submit a cover letter, portfolio/portfolio link, and resume to our Marketing Communications Director.

Allegheny Land Trust is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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