Become an AmeriCorps Member with Eastern Sierra Land Trust!
Eastern Sierra Land Trust has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader. On July 1, applications will open to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) AmeriCorps Member with this local Bishop-based nonprofit! For more information and to apply before the July 27 th deadline, candidates can visit the Sierra Nevada Alliance website, sierranevadaalliance.org.
During their 11-month service term, this new full-time team member at Eastern Sierra Land Trust (ESLT) will lead and collaborate on education, outreach and restoration projects that engage the Eastern Sierra community in local conservation efforts. As ESLT’s Education Coordinator, they will help protect and educate our community about the Sierra’s natural resources.
ESLT’s new Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps Member will work on a variety of interesting projects with a high level of responsibility and creative freedom. They will lead ESLT’s Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, now in its 6th year of certifying pollinatorfriendly gardens across the Eastern Sierra region. They will also be responsible for organizing youth and adult environmental education programs, field trips, seminars, workshops, and volunteer-driven stewardship events on the land.
The service term for this position starts on October 16, 2019, and runs through September 19, 2020.
Eastern Sierra Land Trust has hosted talented SNAP members for 6- and 11-month service terms every year since the Sierra Nevada Alliance began the program in 2007. These talented AmeriCorps members have positively impacted our region through their education and outreach work, and they have inspired our community about pollinator-friendly gardening, land conservation and habitat restoration.
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 ESLT’s website at www.eslt.org. Eastern Sierra Land Trust works with willing landowners to conserve vital lands in the
Eastern Sierra for their scenic, agricultural, natural, recreational, historical and watershed values. To learn more about ESLT’s ongoing work and how to get involved, please visit www.eslt.org.