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.
John Hamm Internship
Paid | June 2018 – August 2018 | Applications Deadline: April 15, 2018
This experience at ALT will teach you about land conservation, volunteer recruitment and management, land management, non-profit business, and so much more. This position will assist with critical stewardship, fieldwork, land management, volunteer recruitment, and restoration of Chartiers Creek and the Wingfield Pines Conservation Area. The position will work with a variety of ALT departments, local, state and federal agencies as well as nonprofit organizations to accomplish tasks for the betterment of the entire watershed.
Conservation Biology Internship
Paid | May 2018 – August 2018 | Application Deadline: April 20
Joint internship between Point Park University and Allegheny Land Trust offers a unique career-building opportunity to participate in both conservation research and land management.
Intern Eligibility Requirements:
Point Park University student (Graduate or Undergraduate) | Willing to work outdoors | Excellent communication skills | PA driver’s license and reliable transportation
Intern Duties and Responsibilities:
Research duties include assisting with pollinator, wetland plant, and lichen surveys throughout Allegheny County | Perform stewardship duties such as trail maintenance and monitor property boundaries | Help coordinate and participate in volunteer workdays and educational events | Other duties as assigned
To apply or get more information, e-mail Point Park University Professor Matthew Opdyke at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested in applying for a different semester than what’s outlined here? Get in touch.
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.