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Land Learning Foundation is now hiring a Stream and Wetland Restoration Project Coordinator





Land Learning Foundation (LLF) is seeking to hire a hard-working and self-sufficient part-time employee to assist with streambank and wetland restoration projects, community outreach, grant search and implementation, and event coordination. LLF is a non-profit 501(c)(3) land trust committed to fostering environmental stewardship through outdoor experience, education, and conservation. We work with other nonprofit partners, government agencies, and private landowners on stream and wetland conservation projects throughout the state of Missouri. This position is focused on the Shoal Creek and Spring River watersheds in Southwest Missouri, and we are seeking candidates resident in that area.

Time Commitment: This is a part time position (20 hrs./wk.) with the option of full-time work in the summer. It is designed for someone who is pursuing or planning to pursue a college degree, so the schedule is flexible, and we will work around class and exam commitments. Some work is remote, and some travel will be required within Southwest Missouri on a mutually agreeable schedule. This is a one-year position with the possibility of extension.

Duties: Desk work includes supporting social media presence, community outreach, grant writing and reporting, write and edit newsletter articles, and partner communications. Field work includes water quality monitoring, tree inventories, landowner outreach and engagement, and supporting landscape management. This is a general description and not inclusive of all duties which will be associated with the position.

Applications Accepted: April 15 – May 31, 2024. We will begin reviewing applications on April 25.

Anticipated Start Date: June 2024 (date flexible).

Pay: $25.00/hour or commensurate with experience.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Graduate pursuing or planning to pursue bachelor’s or associate degree in Natural Resources, Biology, Agriculture, or related field.
  • Strong written, verbal, and communication skills and ability to work in a professional environment.
  • Interest in conservation, biology, natural resources, stream ecology, and plant identification.
  • Organized self-starter with the ability to work remotely with colleagues from around the state.
  • Able to transit long stretches over uneven field terrain and streambanks, and lift at least 25 lbs.
  • Commitment to learning and practicing safety protocols in field settings, in and near water, and with equipment.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and interest in learning GIS applications.
  • Valid Missouri or other state Driver’s License and good driving record.


For more information on our work in SW Missouri: visit ShoalCreekWatershed.Org.

For more information: write to [email protected].

To Apply: submit a cover letter, resume, and the names of two references to [email protected].


Land Learning Foundation provides equal employment opportunities to all individuals legally authorized to work in the United States regardless of their race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We and our partners take affirmative steps to ensure that all individuals are treated fairly, and without discrimination in every term and privilege associated with employment.

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