Marie Ring, ESLT’s Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps member from 2018-2020, removes invasive Tule, improving wildlife habitat at one of ESLT’s properties, Benton Hot Springs Ranch. © ESLT

Do you love the Eastern Sierra? Are you looking for a way to give back to our land and community? Apply today to become ESLT’s next AmeriCorps Member!

Eastern Sierra Land Trust and the Sierra Nevada AmeriCorps Partnership (SNAP) are seeking an enthusiastic, conservation-minded young leader to commit to eleven months of service to protecting this region’s natural resources and wildlife habitat. The SNAP member will serve as ESLT’s Education Coordinator on a full-time basis, from November 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

ESLT’s Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps Member will expand, develop and deliver high quality youth and adult environmental educational programs by involving our community in certifying pollinator-friendly gardens, field trips, seminars, workshops, and restoration and stewardship projects. These events may either be virtual or in-person, and will adapt to changing health guidelines and the state of the COVID-19 crisis.

The application deadline for this position is August 31, so apply soon through the SNAP website. For a complete service description, information on compensation and benefits and application instructions, visit:

ESLT has hosted talented SNAP members every year since the Sierra Nevada Alliance began the program in 2007. These AmeriCorps members have positively impacted our region through their impressive leadership of community engagement.


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Ryan Delaney, ESLT’s 2017-2018 Education Coordinator and AmeriCorps Member, leads a class at the Bishop Paiute Tribe’s Conservation Open Space Area (COSA). 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. Photo courtesy of COSA.