Bill Levitt Fellowship

Looking for a meaningful summer job where you spend a lot of time outside?

Fellowship Friends of Alta Tree PlantingDescription:
The fellowship tasks to be performed by a fellow as he/she serves under the supervision and direction of the Executive Director (ED) of Friends of Alta are below.  The fellowship runs from June through September 2015 for 30-40 hours a week. An hourly rate of $8 will be paid biweekly for hours worked. A weekly schedule will be developed with the ED, however scheduled event dates where the fellow is expected to be present are provided below for planning purposes.

TASKS-

  1. LCC Cleanup – June 2ndRepresent FOA at summer stewardship events including: Wasatch Wildflower Festival, trail and restoration work, invasive weed pulls, and tree planting programs.
    Town of Alta Restoration Day (reservations) – July 18th
    Wasatch Wildflower Festival – July 25th
    Tracy Aviary Bird Walk – Aug 23rd
    Memorial Tree & Seedling Planting – Sept 11th
    Hawk Watch – Sept 12th
  2. Alta Naturalist Hosting at the Albion Grill: Runs July 3 – Sept 7th
    Fridays ~10am to 6pm (Sat & Sun covered by partners)
    Monday Sept 7th
  3. Invasive Weed Removal and documentation using GPS/GIS
    Volunteer Weed Pulls: 6/25, 7/16, 8/20, 9/17
  4. Vegetation Survey’s in coordination with Bird Survey
    July 13 – 23
  5. USFS Forest Assessment – August 3 – 21
    Extended hours during this data collection period
  6. Assist with the FOA Conservation Easement Monitoring Program as needed
  7. Assist the ED with office and/or special research projects as needed.

HOW TO APPLY?
Please email a cover letter and resume as one document with your first and last name in the file name to Jen Clancy at jen@friendsofalta.org.
Deadline for applications is Friday, May 22, 2015.
If you have questions, Jen can be reached at: 801-742-9719.