Conservation dream job: Access Fund seeks Van Life Trail builders
Do you want to travel and work outdoors to promote access to rock climbing across the United States? Apply to this position.
The Access Fund posted a job posting that’s starting to make me wonder if I should type this or polish my resume. The rock climbing conservation group announced yesterday whom he hires for the special projects division of his curatorial team.
Hired candidates will build trails and climbing infrastructureDirectly manage operations and volunteers, work to support the nonprofit’s social media and blog content – and live the vida van life in a bundled platform that looks pretty cool.
All this while taking advantage of “generous” leaves, including paid holidays, holidays and sick leave.
Interested? Yes, we thought so.
Qualifications, Expectations and Benefits
Work exists in the space somewhere between “salting it for a season” and a career in conservation. In addition to trail and climbing work, the Access Fund lists qualifications for the position, such as project planning, design, and implementation skills. You’ll also want to lead with “an ability to manage field resources in varying environments and locations” across the United States.
The Access Fund will consider “pre-matched” individuals or teams for the job. It’s unclear how many candidates the nonprofit will hire.
In addition to the qualifications listed, he says he will base his hires on their ability to “promote the mission and values of Access Fund” while facilitating “critical improvements” to escalation resources.
The 2023 Conservation Team program runs from February 13, 2023 to December 8, 2023. The position pays $15.25 per hour and you will receive medical, dental, vision and disability insurance, as well as participation in the retirement 403(b). It’s unclear if you and the Access Fund will part ways in December.
The application window is tight – it closes on November 4, 2022.
Send your resume, references and cover letter to [email protected] The Access Fund asks applicants to write “Conservation Team 2023” in the subject line of the email. Good luck to all of the candidates!