Mapping Invasive Plants Crew Member
SPES is seeking knowledgeable, passionate, and self-motivated individuals to work as a team to support the invasive species mapping project in Stanley Park.
Volunteer must attend one of the following shifts throughout May-August:
- Mondays: 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.
- Fridays: 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m.
This position will include assisting a team leader to collect invasive plant location data using GIS software. SPES is excited to recruit motivated individuals who have experience in the following: plant identification in coastal western hemlock ecosystems and/or the ability to ID plants using a field guide; interest in invasive plant management; knowledge of basic ArcGIS methods and functions; and a desire to spend time in an outdoor field setting.
Training will be performed "on the job."
- Gain volunteer experience in the field of environmental conservation while working in a beautiful outdoor setting
- Make an important contribution to the conservation and restoration of habitats in Stanley Park
- Develop team building, leadership, and project organization skills
- Twice yearly volunteer appreciation events
- Letter of reference available after a minimum 30 hours of service
- Knowledge of basic ArcGIS functions and methods
- Strong plant ID skills or the passion to quickly learn a multitude of local plant species
- Interest in invasive plant management
- Interest in working outside in Stanley Park
Please email the following:
1) A cover letter
2) Your resume
Apply to: Alicia Fontaine, Volunteer Coordinator at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please put: "Mapping Invasive Plants Crew Member" - and your name in Subject Heading.
We thank all applicants but only those receiving an interview will be contacted.