Position Opening: Stewardship Coordinator (Part-time)

Who we are: Founded in 1988, Scenic Rivers Land Trust is a private 501(c)3 nonprofit dedicated to protecting the natural and scenic lands within Anne Arundel County, mainly using permanent conservation easements. So far, Scenic Rivers has acquired 68 conservation easements, covering 3,057 acres.

Need: Energetic and independent outdoor lover (that doesn’t mind the office either) to ensure that 100% of our easements are monitored and reports are promptly written after each visit. This includes interacting with landowners and managing trained volunteer stewards and reviewing submitted reports. Must be able to traverse uneven terrain, pay attention to details, and be comfortable learning new technology. Will report to the executive director. This position will require the use of a personal vehicle, with mileage reimbursed at the federal rate of $0.58.

Timeframe: 3-month position, from approximately October 1st to January 10th

Compensation: $15-20 per hour, depending on experience

Hours per week: 16-20

Office Location: Annapolis, MD



  • Conduct annual monitoring visits of over two dozen conservation easements
  • Complete reports for each visit in a timely manner
  • Manage volunteers, including accompanying them on visits and ensuring visit and report completion
  • Review of all submitted volunteer reports
  • Complete current condition reports for easements that need improved baseline documentation
  • Use ArcGIS to create maps for current condition reports
  • Report to executive director any violations or needed follow-up actions
  • Add new conservation easements into Scenic Rivers records, following recordkeeping policy

Database management:

  • Use LOCATE in Salesforce to track information for each easement
  • Ensure proper filing of each report completed
  • Input donation information into Salesforce

Grant writing:

  • Assist in writing grants

Position requirements:

  • 3 years of college or 1 year of easement stewardship experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Fairly independent, can work well in a small team setting
  • Can use ArcGIS, Excel, Word, Google Drive, willing to learn a database system
  • Extra points for familiarity with Salesforce
  • Grant writing experience a plus

To be considered for this position, please send cover letter and resume to Sarah Knebel, Executive Director, at Sarah@SRLT.org by September 15, 2019. (Posted 8/28/2019)