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Full Time Stewardship Assistant
The Wallkill Valley Land Trust (WVLT) has an opening for a full-time Stewardship Assistant. This position works out of the WVLT office located in New Paltz, NY and will support the Coordinator of Land Stewardship to monitor WVLT’s existing and expanding land management needs including monitoring our conservation easements, preparing conditions reports, developing baseline documentation reports for new projects and managing our fee lands, including habitat restoration, and volunteer recruitment and oversight. Assisting with educational programming as needed is also expected.
Part-Time Temporary In-Person Survey Interviewer
Seeking an outgoing, personable individual to administer bilingual survey questions (Spanish & English) in-person at designated sites across eastern Ulster County using a tablet. Surveys are being used to understand the needs of users and non-users of outdoor recreational areas. You are responsible for transporting yourself to and from the sites during the agreed upon dates/hours. In some cases, there may be someone to greet you, but in some cases there will not. You should be comfortable approaching diverse strangers and initiating conversations in a friendly manner. Bias training will be provided. All surveying will take place in public locations during daytime hours. You will check in via text message at the beginning and end of each shift.
This is a temporary contractual (1099) position that pays $24 per hour for up to a maximum of 40 hours within the given date range. Payment will be administered in two parts: $480 after the first 20 hours are complete and $480 after the remaining 20 hours are complete. The commute to and from survey sites is not included in hours worked; compensation for mileage is factored into the hourly rate. College credit offered.
Timeline: July 18th-August 26th.