The Land Trust for Santa Barbara County seeks a full-time Stewardship Manager with skills in environmental site description and monitoring, restoration project management, and GIS analysis and mapping, as well as an excellent ability to communicate using maps, verbally and in writing. While most job activities take place within the organization’s Santa Barbara office, the position requires a valid, insurable driver’s license in order to travel on backroads, dirt tracks and trails through agricultural and natural areas. Applicants are expected to possess a Bachelor’s or higher degree in a resource-related discipline, and/or equivalent training and experience in biology, environmental science, land use planning, agricultural studies, ranching, farming or forest land management. This position supervises no paid staff, and is paid on an hourly basis. Starting wage depends on experience. Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references via email to: [email protected] by September 24, 2018. For full job description, click here.
Next Generation of Conservationists Internship Program
Under the direction of the Director of Membership and Community Engagement, this part-time
intern supports efforts to maintain and expand membership & outreach for the Land Trust for
Santa Barbara County.
Next Generation Outreach Program
A major focus of this internship is to help the Land Trust with community outreach. Target
audiences will include land owners, people involved in farming and ranching, families of current
members, other conservation and outdoor recreation groups, college students and faculty, and
foundation trustees. A specific work plan will be prepared that will include outreach tasks using
social media, coordinating special events, and attending events sponsored by other organizations.
General Membership Support
The intern will also provide support in organizing membership outreach and events. This work
may include drafting outreach material (e.g. content for website, social media and mailings),
assembling mailings, generating thank you letters, and general office work.
Skills and Qualifications
The intern should have a personal interest in the conservation mission of the Land Trust and
experience with or a demonstrated capacity to learn:
– Use of donor database software
– Organizing volunteers and community outreach programs
– Use of social media
– Good verbal and written communication and organizational skills
– Commitment to teamwork and ability to work creatively and independently
Work Hours and Stipend
The internship is considered a temporary, non-staff position. The intern will be asked to work 2-
3 hours per week, and will need to be available for set hours in our Santa Barbara office and to
help with occasional evening and weekend events. The intern will receive a $166/month stipend,
max $1,000. Travel cost reimbursement provided for activities outside of the office.
– Willing and available to commit to a six month internship
– Have transportation available to work and events
– Ability to work outdoors
Start Date: October 1, 2018
Mail or email resume to:
Director of Membership & Community Engagement
Land Trust for Santa Barbara County
P.O. Box 91830
Santa Barbara, CA 93190-1830