Restoration Coordinator Position – We are seeking an energetic, outgoing individual to join our team to make positive impacts on St. Clair County’s natural resources. The Restoration Coordinator will provide a central role in implementing Friends’ habitat restoration projects, including invasive species removal, native species planting, and plant and wildlife monitoring.. The candidate should possess broad knowledge of riparian ecosystems, ecological restoration and/or land stewardship. The Restoration Coordinator will work with Friends staff and other organizations to support hands-on restoration efforts across St. Clair County. Specifically the candidate will work in conjunction with St. Clair River habitat restoration partnerships comprised of public, private, school and government entities. This position will also support Friends work through public outreach, environmental education, workshops and trainings to provide ecological restoration information for land managers, volunteers and the community. Must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends. Training is ongoing throughout employment.
For more information on this position, contact Sheri Faust at email@example.com. Applicants should send a cover letter and resume that summarizes academics, work history, trainings and certifications, references and volunteer experience to firstname.lastname@example.org, or apply online here. Application closes January 22, 2021.
Are you a college student, recent graduate or young professional looking for hands-on application and field experience of your textbook and classroom instruction? Our internships offer a blend of both paid and unpaid experiences depending on the position and the season.
Our Stewards are volunteers who make a contribution of their time, knowledge or skills in our Stewardship and Education departments. Teaching children about the natural world is stewardship, and so is leading river clean-ups, developing knowledge of native and invasive plants, and participating in water quality monitoring. We work around your availability, interests and skills to make this a rewarding part of your life!
There are many ways you can get involved in measuring, monitoring and reporting on the health of our watersheds. Join efforts to track and share research-based data on our plant and animal populations, including macroinvertebrates, birds, butterflies, and reptiles and amphibians.