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Habitat Restoration Intern


The NATURE Restoration Field Worker/Tree Stewardship Intern performs planting and maintenance of trees and other land stewardship activities.

Position Description

*Must be 18 years of age or older to apply
Time frame: Part Time/Unpaid, 8-16 hours a week

Restoration Field Worker Duties

  • Tree planting project preparation
  • Installation of new and replacement trees
  • Installation of irrigation systems for tree plantings
  • Care of trees and project sites including: vegetation control, irrigation operation and maintenance, pest control, monitoring and related activities.
  • Participate in field operations with staff and lead volunteer groups
  • Seed collection and nursery maintenance activities
  • Maintain equipment and tools
  • Complete reporting for field operations
  • Contribute to organizational projects as required


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Field experience with restoration, mitigation or landscape projects
  • Knowledge of native plants and their uses
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to participate in multiple projects
  • Ability to multi-task, meet deadlines and identify priorities
  • Working knowledge of computers, internet and email programs
  • Experience with nonprofit organizations, value the non profit ethic
  • Demonstrate teamwork and professionalism
  •  Honor all policies and procedures
  • Ability to work occasional weeknights and weekends
  • Class C driver’s license, ability to meet insurance standards

Please contact our Interim NATURE Director for additional information or questions: nature@sactree.com or 916-974-4325.

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