Open positions at Bur Oak Land Trust

AmeriCorps Stewardship Crew Member

The AmeriCorps Stewardship Crew is essential to the management and restoration of Bur Oak Land Trust properties and other protected properties the land trust serves in Eastern Iowa. Stewardship Crew Members will use a variety of land management techniques to restore native habitat and remove invasive plant species including prescribed fire, chainsaws and other tools to contribute to the overall biological health of these lands. Crew Members will also support land trust partnerships with landowners, and local organizations and agencies through programs and volunteer opportunities.

Application deadline: July 18, 2022

  • 11 months, Sept. 2022 to Aug. 2023
  • Living allowance ($18,000/year), education award, health insurance
  • Chainsaw and prescribed fire training

Open positions at Bur Oak host sites

AmeriCorps Conservation Education Assistant – Johnson County Conservation

The AmeriCorps Conservation Education Assistant will improve the communities’ understanding of and exposure to the local and natural environment specifically regarding Johnson County Conservation properties through education and outreach within the county.

Application deadline: June 13, 2022

  • 11 months, Sept. 2022 to Aug. 2023
  • Living allowance, education award, health insurance
  • Wilderness First Aid training