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Jobs at Ironwood Tree Experience
ITE seeks motivated, outgoing, and reliable employees to assist with a wide range of tasks from instructing and leading backcountry Sonoran Desert ecology excursions to non profit administrative duties. Due to the nature of our programs we seek field staff with a strong skill set in one or more specific realms with some experience in all three:
1) Ecological sciences and natural history of the SW
2) Teaching, experiential education, interpretive presentation skills
3) Solid backcountry experience
When submitting a resume please share your experiences, skills, education pertaining to these three realms.
Here are areas where we often need help:
IN THE FIELD
Community Action Projects- restoration and conservation projects in Tucson urban neighborhoods and backcountry/wildlands. Helpful Qualifications: enthusiastic, knowledge of Sonoran Desert ecology, urban ecology, and permaculture techniques, .
EcoPrograms- single day to multi night backcountry and urban nature adventure programs primarily on weekends. Helpful Qualifications: enthusiastic, knowledge of Sonoran Desert ecology, outdoor experience (camping, backpacking, climbing, etc), ability to tolerate warm weather and hike several miles with a backpack.
Field Studies for School- instruct middle school and high school science, leadership and experiential education programs primarily on weekdays. Helpful Qualifications: enthusiastic, knowledge of Sonoran Desert ecology, outdoor experience (camping, backpacking, climbing, etc), ability to tolerate warm weather and hike several miles with a backpack, experience with science and implementing scientific method.
IN THE FIELD STATION
Administrative- office assistance, community events, and outreach often on weekdays and some weekends. Helpful Qualifications:comfort and competence in Excel spreadsheets, Google Drive, has reliable transportation.
Grant Writing and Development– Researching, writing grants and developing strategic partnerships and donors. Helpful Qualifications: Experience with grant writing and/or development and/or donor and partner cultivation, Excel spreadsheets, and a passion for the ITE mission.
Marketing– create marketing materials and assisting with social media. Helpful Qualifications: proficiency in use of Excel, Google Drive, Adobe illustrator/photoshop, Facebook, Instagram, etc.