TILT Is Hiring!

Stewardship Volunteer Coordinator

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The Stewardship Volunteer Coordinator is a year-round, part-time, paid position. Tentative start date is early December, 2014. This position is exempt and is appointed by and reports to the Executive Director.

The Stewardship Volunteer Coordinator will administer and enhance TILT's Preserve Stewardship Volunteer Program. Volunteer recruitment and retention, conducting training sessions and tracking volunteer participation are some of the responsibilities of this position. TILT is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic individual who has a commitment to the organization’s mission, principles and values and has good interpersonal skills as well as enjoys working with people. Public education and engagement are both important elements of this position. The Stewardship Volunteer Coordinator will be working with the public regularly and cultivating volunteer relationships. In addition, the Coordinator will assist in the growth and further development of this new program.

Applications are due by November 12, 2014. Applications should be sent to Jake Tibbles, Executive Director,, or Thousand Islands Land Trust, P.O. Box 238, Clayton NY 13624. See complete applications instructions in Full Job Description (link above).

Summer Land Steward

Summer Land Steward is an hourly, seasonal paid position that reports to TILT's Stewardship Coordinator.

The Summer Land Stewards assist TILT trustees and staff to better serve TILT's mission. During summer months, TILT expands its property management on wildlife preserves, conservation easements, and recreational facilities and trails. The Summer Land Stewards' responsibilities include: assisting staff with conservation easement management; helping to manage and maintain all TILT- owned recreational facilities and trails; assisting with outreach through TILTreks and KidsTreks and summer events; and office support. All summer staff have the opportunity to learn about the workings of a land trust, become familiar with local ecology, and gain experience in land stewardship and management techniques. 

To apply for a Summer Land Steward position, read the job description, download an application, print it out to fill it out, and return it to Brandon Hollis, Stewardship Assistant,

Deadline for applications is usually around mid-March of each year, with Summer Land Stewards starting work around Memorial Day weekend.


TILT's Summer Land Steward program is made possible by the generosity of the Northern New York Community Foundation and the Fresh Sound Foundation
...and by supporters like you!

Click here to learn how YOU can help support this wonderful career opportunity for the land stewards of tomorrow (make sure to specify which program you want the funds to go towards).


TILT is always looking for volunteers! There are many ways you can show your support of land conservation in the 1000 Islands - with only a few hours of your time during a trek or event, or a longer commitment as one of our Preserve Stewardship Volunteers. Find out how:

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PO Box 238  135 John Street  Clayton, NY 13624
T: 315-686-5345  F: 315-686-4290

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