Monthly Archives: May 2013

INTERNSHIP: Transportation Program Assistant with Vital Communities

Vital Communities in White River Junction, Vermont is looking to hire a recent (or soon-to-be) college grad for a paid one-year internship with Vital Communities’  transportation program. It could turn into a more long-term position. Contact: Aaron Brown Transportation Program … Continue reading

Posted in Internships, Post-Grad, Vermont/New England

WEBINAR: Green Sports and Venues as Environmental Stewards, 5/29 at 1:00pm

US EPA Web Academy Webinar Series for 2013 Presents: Green Sports and Venues as Environmental Stewards Wednesday, May 29, 2013 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EDT Registration: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/692328314 Several prominent sports teams and not-for-profit organizations have a story to tell … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond UVM, Events

EVENT: National Trails Day kick-off event, 5/30 at Main Street Landing, Burlington

Please join us for a National Trails Day kick-off event hosted by Timber & Stone LLC, Tamarack Media, and the Catamount Trail Association. When: Thursday May 30th Where: Film House and Lake Lobby at Main Street Landing (60 Lake Street) … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Vermont/New England

EVENT: Richard Kemp book signing at The Peace & Justice Center, 5/25

This Saturday, May 25th, Richard Kemp will host a book signing at The Peace & Justice Center. The book, “Journey North: The Life of Richard Kemp,” goes into depth describing Richard’s life as an inspiring activist and peace worker. What: … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Vermont/New England

INTERN: Ecosystem Services Student Intern, Colorado State Land Board, Denver, CO

The Colorado State Land Board has an immediate opening for an Ecosystem Services Student Intern this summer. This position is in Denver and pays $20/hour.  Hours worked per week can be between 30-40.  Starting and ending dates are flexible. The … Continue reading

Posted in Internships, Western US

VOLUNTEER: BOOMVT drum festival looking for volunteers, June 2nd, Burlington, VT

VSA Vermont presents BOOMVT, a drum festival to raise awareness about people with disabilities in the arts. Sunday, June 2, 2013 at City Hall Park in Burlington, Vermont BOOMVT features music performances by dynamic local drum ensembles including members from … Continue reading

Posted in Vermont/New England, Volunteering

JOB: Waste Reduction Educator position at Portland Zoo, Portland, OR

EDUCATION SPECIALIST – WASTE REDUCTION EDUCATION, GRADES 6 – 12 Oregon Zoo, Portland, Oregon Closes: Thursday, May 16, 2013 One full-time position Represented by AFSCME Local 3580 Salary: $51,546 – $69,025 annually For complete job description and to apply online, … Continue reading

Posted in Jobs, Western US

INTERNSHIP: Paid Communication Internship with the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy

Communication Internship Opportunity The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization that acts as a catalyst to advance energy efficiency policies, programs, technologies, investments, and behaviors. ACEEE seeks an intern for its communications department. This internship … Continue reading

Posted in Eastern US, Internships

GRANT: New England Campus Sustainability Forum Mini-grants, deadline May 31st

The 2013 New England Campus Sustainability Forum is pleased to announce a competition for funding to support student initiatives for campus sustainability. Mini-grants, up to $1000 for each project, are available to student-run organizations at colleges and universities in New England. Student groups at … Continue reading

Posted in Beyond UVM, Eastern US, Vermont/New England

INTERNSHIP: Summer Naturalist Internship with Stowe Land Trust, VT

Stowe Land Trust SUMMER NATURALIST INTERN GENERAL DESCRIPTION Gain valuable on‐the‐job, career driven work experience with Stowe Land Trust (SLT) as a summer naturalist in Stowe, Vermont.  This position assists in the operation of the conserved Mill Trail property and supports community outreach and management of SLT’s other conserved properties.  The position will focus on: • Acting as an ambassador for the Mill Trail property • Developing and leading interpretive programs and outings • Planning and leading volunteer trail workdays • Partnering with youth volunteer programs • Assisting with public outreach on the above The Summer Naturalist Intern will be supervised by the Assistant Director who manages stewardship and outreach activities for Stowe Land Trust, and will assist with the regular stewardship activities and outreach programs conducted by SLT in the summer season. TIME COMMITMENT Mid‐June through mid‐October.  The completion date for this position may be flexible. Position will not exceed 15‐20 hours per week.  Weekend and evening work is required. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1.  Staff the conserved Mill Trail Cabin a. answer questions from visitors about SLT, the Cabin and surrounding property. b. plan and lead guided tours of the Cabin and property c. design and host interpretive programs on various natural and cultural subjects d. perform minor maintenance tasks on and around the Cabin as needed 2.  Develop and lead outings and educational programs on other conserved lands. a. plan and lead outings b. design and host educational programs c. assist with monthly Board member led outings 3.  Assist with maintenance of trails on SLT conserved lands. a. coordinate and lead monthly community trail workdays b. coordinate and lead youth volunteer program workdays c. coordinate and lead manual invasive species control projects QUALIFICATIONS • Completed at least one year of post‐secondary education … Continue reading

Posted in Internships, Vermont/New England