May 21, 2021

NOW HIRING! Wilderness Education and Stewardship Coordinator

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NOW HIRING! 

Wilderness Education and Stewardship Coordinator

Save Our Canyons, a local 501c3 non-profit organization seeking a qualified individual to help facilitate and implement youth education programs, community outreach, and environmental stewardship projects in the Wasatch Mountains between June 2021 – December 2021. Applicants must be able to be located in the Salt Lake City, Utah area during this position. 

This position will continue our youth outreach, community led volunteer projects, and assist staff in development and implementation of related outreach materials. The successful candidate will be educating and leading service projects in the Wasatch Mountains, developing educational materials, attending community events to discuss projects, recruiting and coordinating volunteers. The Wilderness Education and Stewardship Coordinator will work closely with Save Our Canyons staff, volunteers, and community partners. 

Wilderness Stewardship Project – The three Wilderness units that border the Salt Lake Valley are highly valued, intensely visited areas that provide escape, inspiration and recreation for millions of visitors every year. As an organization who advocates for wilderness and protection of our public lands, we are partnering with the USFS Salt Lake Ranger District to assist the agency with stewardship and wilderness education.

Save Our Canyons Kids – Provides opportunities for underserved youth populations to visit and learn about the Wasatch Range’s watershed, flora and fauna, Leave No Trace ethics, public lands management and protection of natural resources.

This is a paid service position being offered through grant funding. Candidates must complete 10-15 hours per week and pay is $15 an hour. Applications due by June 2nd. 

Qualifications 

  • Experience working with children and youth, preferred
  • Ability to present to large groups and interface with a diversity of age groups
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Personal interest in environmental conservation and sustainability
  • History of community service/leadership
  • Ability to organize and lead service projects

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident

  • At least age 18 by the start of their term

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent 

  • Must undergo and pass a National Criminal History Check 

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a writing sample under 500 words to . Please include experience and qualifications relevant to the position description. All requested materials must be supplied in order for consideration. Send questions to the email or phone at 801 363-7283. This is a temporary position currently ending in 2021, but may be extended into 2022.

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