Teaching local kids about birds, bees, blooms, and the magic of nature is one of the important and fun jobs that ESLT’s AmeriCorps Member takes on each year.

Eastern Sierra Land Trust has a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader. On Monday, July 1st, applications opened to become a Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) AmeriCorps Member with us! For more information and to apply before the July 30th deadline, candidates can visit the Sierra Nevada Alliance website.

ESLT’s AmeriCorps Member will serve as our Education Coordinator during their 11-month service term beginning October 16 and ending September 19, 2020, and will work on a variety of interesting projects with a high level of responsibility and creative freedom. They will lead ESLT’s Eastside Pollinator Garden Project, now in its 6th year of certifying pollinator-friendly gardens across the Eastern Sierra region. They will also be responsible for organizing youth and adult environmental education programs, field trips, seminars, workshops, and volunteer-driven stewardship events on the land.

Eastern Sierra Land Trust has hosted talented SNAP members for 6- and 11-month service terms every year since the Sierra Nevada Alliance began the program in 2007. These talented AmeriCorps members have positively impacted our region through their education and outreach work, and they have inspired our community about pollinator-friendly gardening, land conservation, and habitat restoration.

For more information about the SNAP program and this position including specific responsibilities, qualifications, details on compensation, and how to apply please visit the Sierra Nevada Alliance website:

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AmeriCorps members working in our community can have a major impact. Marie Ring, ESLT’s 2018-2019 AmeriCorps Member and Education Coordinator, has taught countless students throughout the Eastern Sierra about local conservation.