Employment

Employment

Sorry – we have no employment opportunities at the moment.


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.