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.


  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.

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