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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: Winter 2018
Mail or email resume to:
Jennifer Stroh
Director of Membership & Community Engagement
Land Trust for Santa Barbara County
P.O. Box 91830
Santa Barbara, CA 93190-1830
[email protected]

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