The Willowsford Conservancy is looking for a Program and Engagement Coordinator for the almost 2,000 acres in Aldie VA! The Conservancy lands are privately owned preserved Virginia Piedmont countryside. The Conservancy is separate from the HOA and is supported by Community Enhancement Fees paid by residents, earned income from farming and other Conservancy-supported activities, annual assessments, and through grants, contributions, and sponsorships.
The ideal candidate for the Program and Engagement Coordinator has:
· 3-5 years experience in customer service, program management, marketing
· Experience writing web-based content and outreach emails
· Adeptness at multiple web-based platforms – Point of Sale, Web Editors, Volunteer Management, Email marketing. (experience with WordPress and MailChimp a plus)
· Exposure to events management
· Experience facilitating and coordinating workshops and programs, and engagement with youth and children a plus.
· Successful completion of a pre-employment background and reference check
· Interest in conservation, environmental practices, organic food production or other mission related intersections
If you’re interested in applying, you can apply via Indeed
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Those still looking for a summer opportunity, this is for you! Oaksprings Garden Foundation is looking for an Arboriculture, Conservation, and Landscape Apprentice for the summer 2023 season! The Oak Spring Garden Foundation is based in Upperville, Virginia, and operates with a mission to share Rachel Lambert Mellon’s home, garden, estate, and Library with the public. The Foundation inspires and facilitates scholarship and public dialogue on the history and future of plants. This includes but is not limited to the culture of gardens and landscapes and the importance of plants for human well-being. This apprenticeship position will work closely with the Biodiversity Management Team, and gain experience in facets of horticulture such as invasive plant management, landscape maintenance, arboriculture, and turf care. If this interests you, don’t hesitate to apply! Their summer season begins May 2023 which is right around the corner!
To apply email a resume and cover letter that outlines your qualifications for the position as well as three professional references – to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “ACL Apprentice – your name ”.
They will begin reviewing applications May 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled!
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Are you still looking for something to help you satisfy your Cooperative Education requirement? Well, look no further than Oak Spring Garden Foundation! A favorite of the NOVA Horticulture Professors for various reasons, this historical garden located in Upperville, is looking to place interns in multiple teams! So if you’re looking for an internship opportunity in Communication, Arboriculture, Conservation and Landscape (ACL), Biodiversity Management, Gardens, Biocultural Conservation Farming, Education and Outreach, or Culinary and Hospitality, don’t hesitate to apply! Opportunities are available from May-early June through August-early September, depending on the availability of the successful applicants.
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Are you passionate about conservation? Are you interested in becoming a steward for the land practicing the best cultural practices that lead to a healthier environment? If this describes you, and you’re looking for an amazing engaging opportunity, consider applying for that national Captial Region Office of the Appalachian Conservation Corps Invasive Plant Management Individual Placement!
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