Education Program Facilitator
As-Needed | Paid | 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.
Hamm conservation INTERNSHIP
Paid | May – August | 35 Hours/Week | Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
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, nonprofit partners, and local, state, and federal agencies to accomplish tasks for the betterment of the entire watershed.
Volunteer/College Credit | 10-20 Hours/Week, Flexible | Application Deadline: Open until filled
This volunteer internship experience at ALT will teach you about land conservation and management, volunteer recruitment and management, non-profit business, and more. This position will assist with critical stewardship, fieldwork, and land and volunteer resources at ALT Conservation Areas across Allegheny County.
rfp: trail-development at Dead man’s hollow
Contract-Based | Application Deadline: February 28
Build and or make upgrades to ~4.2 miles of trails to complete the Dead Man’s Hollow Trail Master Plan developed in 2014 by Pashek and Associates. These trails will connect the Cool Spirit Trail to Calhoun Road and Table Rock. The primary trail development will be completely new trail construction on wooded slopes with some trail upgrades to existing trails. Trails are to be built using the PA Trail Design and Development Principle Guide.
The “Custom” position
You Suggest 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.