Employment

Employment

At this time, we do not have employment openings. Thank you for your interest.


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 nonprofit 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, cultural history of the SW, climate change, and evolutionary processes.

2) Teaching, experiential education, interpretive presentation skills.

3) Solid backcountry experience, hiking, camping and backpacking

When submitting a resume please share your experiences, skills, and 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: enthusiasm and knowledge of Sonoran Desert ecology, urban ecology, and permaculture techniques.

EcoPrograms- single-day to multi-night nature adventure programs in the backcountry and urban environments (primarily on weekends). Helpful Qualifications: enthusiasm, 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.

Events- assisting with ITE and partnership informational, educational, and fundraising events is a key component of ITE’s responsibility as a nonprofit organization.

IN THE URBAN 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 and 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.