Land Trust Teen Conservation Crew

The Bainbridge Island Land Trust hires a dedicated crew of teens aged 15 and older to work on conservation lands during the summer. The Land Trust Teen Conservation Crew performs valuable conservation work such as invasive plant removal, property clean up, and other stewardship tasks on island conservation lands in partnership with conservation easement landowners or on Land Trust-owned lands. This program is financially supported by cost-share with easement owners, the Bainbridge Community Foundation, private donors and the Land Trust.

The program offers high school students a unique opportunity to earn money while making a noticeable difference in the health of our island ecosystems, and learn more about the Land Trust’s mission.

ALL POSITIONS for the 2014 CONSERVATION CREW HAVE BEEN FILLED.
The 2017 work schedule for the Land Trust Teen Conservation Crew will be as follows:
June 22 (Thursday) 9:00am-2:30pm
June 23 (Friday) 9:00am-2:30pm
June 28, 29, 30 (Wednesday/Thursday/Friday) 9:00am-2:30pm
July 5, 6, 7 (Wednesday/Thursday/Friday) 9:00am-2:30pm
July 12, 13, 14 (Wednesday/Thursday/Friday) 9:00am-2:30pm
July 19,20,21 (Wednesday/Thursday/Friday) 9:00am-2:30pm

A commitment to work all days is highly preferred.
Crew member pay rate will be $11/hr. Work is out of doors regardless of weather. Prior experience working outside is preferred, but not required. Transportation to and from the work site is each crew member’s responsibility. Crew members will receive 5 hours of pay each day with a 30 minute unpaid lunch break.

If you are a teen, 15 and older interested in this job opportunity please contact Sinclair Ball at the Land Trust, sinclair@bi-landtrust.org or (206) 842-1216.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the Land Trust’s full crew this summer, we encourage you to contact Emily Helgeson, emilyh@biparks.org, at the Bainbridge Island Metropolitan Park and Recreation District. The Park District sponsors the Student Conservation Corps program which may have some positions still available.

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Contributions will help us expand, protect and preserve ecologically sensitive habitat. For everyone. Forever.

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