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Are you already a SELT member?  Yes Maybe Later

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INTERESTS – Please check all that apply:

 Office/Administrative:

Help with office tasks such as filing, scanning, and mailings.

  • Requirements: Attention to detail and basic computer skills.

 Conservation Easement Monitors & Land Stewards:

Hike and monitor Conservation Easement Lands and SELT Reservations.

  • Requirements: Must be able to read maps and surveys and use a compass (training provided). Must be comfortable being alone in the woods and be able to hike through moderately rugged terrain.

 Outreach:

Leading field trips, running information tables.

  • Requirements: Good communication skills, knowledge of SELT’s mission and the ability to field questions; access to a vehicle that can transport a 5 foot table, box of informational materials, and a pop up tent for outreach events.

 Events:

Events include: The Wild and Scenic Film Festival, The Annual Conservation Celebration, SELT TrailFEST, & The Fall Foliage Fundraiser.

  • Requirements: Vary depending on the event.

 Property Management:

Work days doing trail maintenance and construction, invasive plant pulling, habitat restoration, kiosk & bridge building.

  • Requirements for trail maintenance, invasive pulling & habitat restoration: Ability to use hand tools such as shovel, pruning shears, pick axe (training provided).
  • Requirements for bridge & kiosk building: Comfort using power tools and equipment, the ability to lift 50 pounds.

 Communications:

Research and Writing projects: write newsletter articles, conduct and write up interviews, do short term research projects as they arise.

  • Requirements: Must have strong writing skills and attention to detail, might involve some travel.

 Photography:

Take photos at SELT events, field trips, and properties. Monitor and maintain wildlife cameras on SELT properties.

  • A camera and enthusiasm! (Wildlife camera provided)

 Citizen Science:

Identify, inventory, and report plant & wildlife species and habitats. Monitor and maintain wildlife cameras on SELT properties.

  • Requirements: Plant & wildlife identification skills, familiarity with GPS unit, ability to read maps and hike through moderately rugged terrain.

 Other:

Have a skill, talent, or idea that we didn’t think of? Or a particular interest or property that you are excited about? Let us know what it is!

Please share your reasons/goals for volunteering, the types of skills, knowledge, and/or experiences you are seeking, and anything else that you feel will help us match you to a volunteer experience that will be rewarding for you.

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 Regular Schedule:

Weekly: Hours per week

Monthly: Hours per month

 On Call – As needed

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