The Trailkeepers summer internship program is a part time paid position at $15/hr for the months of July- October. Selected BYLT trails will have a Trailkeeper booth on alternating Saturdays during the hours of 8:30-11:30am to conduct outreach with the public. . We are seeking Trailkeepers who can commit to the full season of work. This opportunity is excellent for those who have a passion or interest in outdoor recreation, advocacy, and conservation work. The Trailkeepers will report to BYLT’s Community Engagement Manager.
Trailkeeper will be trained to perform the following tasks:
-Setting up a small information/outreach booth at the trailhead.
-Collecting survey data to help inform decision making about local recreational amenities.
-Provide information about native flora and fauna on the trails.
-Provide information about trail etiquette and safety.
-Oversee Trailkeeper volunteers that will be assisting the Trailkeeper intern throughout the season.
-Interest in public outreach and comfortable working directly with the public
-Ability to represent BYLT in a professional and positive manner
-Able to commit to Saturday shifts twice a month
-Collaborates and communicates effectively with others
-Ability to learn about BYLT trails and programs
-Ability to promote BYLT’s mission to gain community support
-Ability to stand for long periods of time
-Set-up and tear-down of tabling booth
Please email your resume and cover letter to Aleena Church, ------------