Bayou Land Conservancy seeks Conservation Lands Biologist

Bayou Land Conservancy is a community-sponsored land preservation organization working with willing landowners to permanently protect land in the greater Houston region. There are two openings for Conservation Lands Biologists. The Conservation Lands Biologists will provide technical guidance for the oversight of 52 preserves within over 11,000 acres in the Houston region. The biologists will perform fieldwork including ecosystem assessment, field monitoring, and management associated with wildlife and habitat. The successful candidate will be responsible for coordination and execution of various conservation projects including native habitat restoration, preservation and stewardship, conservation real estate transactions, exotic and invasive species control, interpretation/education related to visitor services, and volunteer and intern training and oversight. To apply, send resume and 1 page letter of interest to info@bayouland.org. Learn more at www.bayoulandconservancy.org.

The Woods Project seeks Club Program Instructor

The Club Program extends The Woods Project mission (visit www.thewoodsproject.org for more information) into the classroom building leadership and life skills through hands-on projects and activities. Utilizing both individual and team-based skills and frameworks, Club Program breaks down outdoor, social, environmental, and scientific concepts into exciting and hands-on units such as Leave No Trace, camping/backpacking skills, local flora and fauna, conservation, governance, and environmental science. Students participating in the club program are highly encouraged and often required to attend weekend camping trips and a two-week Summer Trip to a wilderness site such as Yosemite National Park. The club program instructor will be responsible for representing TWP and the mission as mentors and teachers for approximately 20 low-income, high school students per club; building and maintaining yearlong mentor relationships with students; traveling to a school and conduct clubs for an hour, sometimes longer; working with TWP curriculum requirements and suggestions to adapt and deliver existing lesson plans; and more. To apply please send cover letter and resume to katie@thewoodsproject.org. View the full job description: 2014-15 Club Instructor Job Description.