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Seasonal Conservation Outreach Assistant — Central Idaho

Summary of Position
The Idaho Conservation League (ICL) is currently seeking a 2021 Seasonal Conservation Outreach Assistant. The ideal applicant has a background or interest in supporting volunteers and community members to become involved in conservation issues. This individual also has experience and/or interest in the natural world, outdoor recreation, and the environment. This position empowers volunteers who care deeply about enjoying and protecting Idaho’s environment by managing the Central Idaho Wilderness Stewardship Program. 

Duties
Assist Central Idaho engagement staff in administering and implementing the Wilderness Stewardship Program and other campaign duties as they may arise such as leading hikes or other events.

Necessary Skills
Strong work habits, excellent communication (written and verbal) and organizational skills, proficient social media skills, curiosity, and eagerness to learn. 

Position Benefits
This opportunity provides on the ground conservation experience and exposure to the many roles within a statewide nonprofit organization. Applicants will make a contribution to our team by working to meaningfully advance ICL’s goals and mission. 

Hours and Compensation
Ideally, beginning in early June, this staffer would work 18-20 hours a week through August 15. After that date, there may be an option to continue at no more than 8 hours a week until October 31. The exact start and end dates are somewhat flexible. This position will include some weekends and evenings and possible overnight travel. 

This position is paid is non-exempt, with an hourly rate of $14.00, and when pre-approved, travel costs may be reimbursable. Credit may be possible for those still enrolled in a college or university program. This position is based out of ICL’s Central Idaho office in Ketchum. 

Application Process
Applicants should send a cover letter, resume and 3 references to ICLjobs@idahoconservation.org with ICL Seasonal Conservation Outreach Assistant in the subject line. Applications will be accepted until April 23, 2021 

For More Information
Hannah Smay, Central Idaho Community Engagement Assistant
208.345.6933 x 202
hsmay@idahoconservation.org

The Idaho Conservation League’s programs and employment are open to all. ICL does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, national origin, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation or ability. Learn more about ICL at www.idahoconservation.org.

ABOUT ICL:
Founded in 1973, the Idaho Conservation League has grown into Idaho’s oldest and largest state-based, non-profit natural resource conservation organization. We are a membership organization with members and supporters in every county in Idaho; a Board of Directors with statewide geographic representation; and three offices–Boise, Ketchum and Sandpoint–employing 26 staff.

ICL is committed to doing conservation work in an equitable and just way. Clean water, clean air, public lands, and abundant fish and wildlife should be accessible to everyone. ICL is committed to a long-term goal of broadening our work to better serve the diversity of people our work connects to, particularly those populations with traditionally underrepresented voices or marginalized communities.

ICL’s mission is to create a conservation community and pragmatic, enduring solutions that protect and restore the air you breathe, the water you drink, and the land and wildlife you love. Our vision is an Idaho where public lands remain public and are well managed, air is clean, lakes and rivers are healthy, fish and wildlife thrive, and a prosperous, sustainable future exists for all Idahoans.