Land Trusts are Hiring!

As of February 15, 2017, here are announcements for open positions with land trusts. Check them out below!

CTNC Diversity in Conservation Internships

The Diversity in Conservation Internship Program introduces promising students and recent graduates to careers in conservation, and connects conservation organizations to potential employees, seeking to engage individuals from underrepresented communities in conservation careers. We are currently looking to fill 16 positions across the state.

Interns are placed with host organizations for full-time, 10-week, paid internships that provide hands-on opportunities to gain the skills and experiences necessary for a successful career in conservation. Preference is given to rising juniors, seniors, and graduate/professional students.

Deadline to apply is March 3. Click here to browse available positions and application details.

Dogwood Alliance North Carolina Organizer

Position Summary: The North Carolina organizer will be responsible for building grassroots political support at the local and state level for policies that increase protection for standing forests and restrict incentives for industrial biomass. The NC Organizer will build and mobilize a statewide coalition of environmental, faith, justice, and business leaders. The NC Organizer will build a grassroots network of supporters to advance the Dogwood mission through activist capacity and financial donations.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Managing volunteers.
  • Organizing fun and interactive visibility events.
  • Growing and assisting in the management of a statewide coalition to call on elected officials to increase the protection of standing forests and restrict incentives for industrial biomass.
  • Working with coalition members, volunteers, and elected officials to pass city/county level resolutions that increase forest protection.
  • Cultivating relationships with North Carolina local and state elected officials.
  • Gathering petition signatures.

To apply: Send your cover letter and resume to Nicole Townsend, Administrative Assistant, at, with the words North Carolina Organizer in the subject.

Click here for a full job description.

The Conservation Fund North Carolina Office Manager & Administrator

Position Summary: Manages the operations of the North Carolina Office of The Conservation Fund (The Fund), which includes Conservation Acquisitions, Natural Capital Investment Fund, Resourceful Communities, Strategic Conservation Planning, and Working Forest Fund team members.  Works with finance, real estate, legal, administrative and technical staff, consultants and public and private partners.  Serves as point of contact with the Fund’s national office staff and senior managers.  Must be able to work both independently and on teams, and to provide multiple levels of support to diverse programs of The Fund.   As this is the first point of contact for many people who call or visit The Fund’s North Carolina office, it is very important for the person in this position to have a pleasant, welcoming and helpful attitude. This position is located in The Conservation Fund’s Chapel Hill, North Carolina Office.

Interested/qualified candidates should send their resume and cover letter with salary requirements to: or fax to: (703) 525-4610.

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CTNC provides these listings as a service to North Carolina’s local land trusts. Please use the contact information provided with each entry to get more information about the opening.