Are you passionate about Leave No Trace education? Are you interested in volunteering for the nation’s leading organization dedicated to reduce recreation related impacts? Well then, have we got the opportunity for you!
The Center is currently looking to fill State Advocate vacancies in the following states:
• New Jersey
• North Dakota
• New York
• Rhode Island
If you’re interested, please see below for more.
The State Advocate program has been critical in helping the Center develop a nationwide network of volunteers that supports Leave No Trace education and outreach in every region of the country. This information will provide you with more information about State Advocate responsibilities, volunteer service, and what to do next:
What are the responsibilities of a volunteer State Advocate?
• Act as primary liaison between local individuals/groups and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.
• Respond to local inquiries via email/phone.
• Enhance volunteer networks in your region by working with a wide range of outdoor recreation groups.
• Track and communicate Leave No Trace education in your state via quarterly reports.
• Host or support Traveling Trainers events in your area when applicable.
• Assist with local events and courses when applicable.
• Manage annual Advocate budget and distribute educational materials.
What is the volunteer requirement or length of service?
• State Advocates generally serve a two-year term. Advocates can renew for a second term based on their interests, accomplishments, and needs of the Center.
• There is no time requirement for this position, in terms of hours. You may find that it changes at different points in the year. However, there are some minimum requirements each Advocate must fulfill!
What do I do next?
• If you are interested in pursuing this volunteer position, please email Jason@lnt.org with a letter of interest describing your primary objectives and goals in becoming a State Advocate.
• Include pertinent information regarding your past experiences with Leave No Trace and outdoor/environmental education. This can be outlined via resume.
• Schedule a phone conversation with the Center to discuss intended outcomes and to ask and answer questions.
Thank you again for your support! We look forward to hearing from you.
Education Programs Coordinator
Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics
303.442.8222 x 107