The Cahaba River Society’s CLEAN program (description follows) is seeking a motivated individual for a part-time, stewardship intern position. Qualified applicants should send a resume and a cover letter explaining why they want this job to:
Please reference “Stewardship Intern.”
Or mail a hard copy to:
Attention: Stewardship Intern, Cahaba River Society
2717 7th Ave. South, Suite 205
Birmingham, Al 35233-3421
This part -time position (roughly 10 to 20 hours per week) will work as part of a team to remove invasive plant species from the Cahaba River and its tributaries. Streambank restoration projects such as planting native plants to protect vulnerable areas is included, as well as working to produce a “Best Practices Guide” for river-front property owners. This guide will inform landowners on how to reduce storm water runoff, erosion, and streambank degradation, as well as strategies for invasive plant management. This is a grant-funded pilot expansion of the well-established and respected CLEAN Education and Stewardship Program Because this program includes specific grant deliverables in 2021, the successful applicant will need to commit to fill the position from spring through fall 2021. A successful project could create opportunity for continuation of the position in 2022.
Twenty hours/ week, starting Spring 2021. Compensation is $10.00 per hour. Work related mileage will be reimbursed. Which days in a week is flexible.
This position is supervised by the CRS Education Director, and will work in cooperation with the Field Director and the rest of the CRS staff in a teamwork relationship.
Many of these activities take place in remote locations. These locations are sometimes in “wilderness” settings, more than one hour from ALS.
The Cahaba River Society does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion (creed), gender, gender expression, age, national origin (ancestry), disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or military status, in any of its activities or operations. These activities include, but are not limited to, personnel hiring and management, selection of volunteers and vendors, and provision of services. We are committed to providing an inclusive and welcoming environment for all members of our staff, clients, volunteers, subcontractors, vendors, and clients.
The Cahaba River Society is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative action measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment for any employee or job applicant on the bases of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.