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The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics offers several opportunities for professional development and career advancement through internships, job opportunities and volunteer work. Internships with the Center are a great way for current students or recent graduates to gain valuable experience in the outdoor recreation and education field. The Center seeks interns with a variety of educational and work-related experience. See below more information about internships, as well as current job opportunities.
Position Opening: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics seeks a dynamic, savvy, dedicated team of educators (only teams of two are accepted as applicants) for an April 2014 through March 2015 Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer position. Traveling Trainer teams travel throughout the U.S. teaching and promoting minimum impact techniques to outdoor enthusiasts of all experience levels. This team will primarily focus in the Southwest, but will work and travel outside of that region as directed by the Center. The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program, in its 16th year, reaches millions of people annually, promoting stewardship of the outdoors, and supporting active lifestyles.
The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers, sponsored by Subaru of America, represent the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics as ambassadors and educators. The teams present special programs for diverse groups such as youth serving organizations, land managers, hiking, bicycling, climbing and other user groups, outdoor retailers, and the general public. Scheduled stops include trade and consumer shows, schools, special events, trail projects, volunteer events, and other related outdoor-based programs from coast to coast. Throughout the season, the teams post blogs and generate other media highlighting their work with partners, constituents and the general public. Teams represent the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics and Subaru of America positively and professionally at all times.
Team members are outfitted with a Subaru vehicle as well as equipment and supplies necessary for teaching and camping, as well as communicating electronically. Teams spend limited time in the field, though camp about 200 nights per year. The majority of their work is with first-time users in frontcountry settings. The Compensation package includes food and lodging expenses, and monthly stipends. Employment and travel begin without exception, April 28th, 2014 extending through March 1st, 2015.
Education and Technical Requirements:
Leadership and Interpersonal Requirements:
POSITION: Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Southwest Team
SALARY: Living stipend, limited monthly salary and all travel expenses, a vehicle, and basic gear for life on the road.
CLOSING DATE: March 20th, 2014 or until position is filled.
EMAIL TO: Betsy@LNT.org | subject: Traveling Trainer Search
-No calls please.
-Please do not include additional information or materials with your application.
-Couples and pre-paired teams only apply. We will not place individuals into a team.
For more information about the Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer Program and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, visit www.LNT.org.
The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is an equal opportunity employer.
Typically our internships follow the seasons, but there is great latitude allowed to accommodate school, work and travel schedules. Please contact us directly at Info@LNT.org if you have specific questions. In general, applications are due 2 months prior to your ideal start date. Keep in mind that the internships are granted through a competitive process, and must be matched with our internal needs.
Typical Internship Cycle
The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics Internships are designed to give interns an opportunity to work on a variety of different projects and gain valuable experience in a number of areas, including:
If you are interested in an internship, please submit the online application and have two references complete the online reference forms.
Please apply to the deadline closest to your intended start date. If you have any questions, contact: Info@LNT.org. Additional considerations: