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Why Work With Us?

Sonoma Land Trust is more than just a nonprofit — we’re a community working together toward the vital goal of protecting the land forever. Each of our dedicated staff members, interns and volunteers plays an important role in the acquisition and preservation of Sonoma County’s open landscapes.

The Land Trust has been voted one of the Best Places to Work by the North Bay Business Journal. We’re proud of this distinction and what it signifies about our culture and commitment to our mission. We endeavor to be a place where our successes are celebrated and all staff are acknowledged for their efforts toward our shared goals. We strive to create an environment of mutual respect and appreciation.


Current Job Opportunities

To apply for an open position, please download the position announcement below and follow instructions to submit your application. Sonoma Land Trust welcomes people of all backgrounds, identities and beliefs to join us in achieving our mission to protect the land forever. We strive to build a diverse and inclusive culture of mutual respect, equal treatment and opportunities for success. We hope you’ll join us at Sonoma Land Trust!

Major Gifts Officer

Posted: November 5, 2018
Availability: Immediately

Land Acquisition Program Manager

Posted: January 9, 2019
Availability: Immediately

Intern With Us

Sonoma Land Trust offers internships each semester. Depending on the time of year and our current projects, internships range from fieldwork in our stewardship department to outings with the On the Land program to office assistance opportunities and more. Interns who are also currently enrolled at an accredited school are eligible to receive 1 to 2 units of academic credit.

Outings Intern (1−2 units)

Description: Gain experience bringing groups into the outdoors by assisting with Sonoma Land Trust’s On the Land hikes program. Interns will interact with participants, provide information about Sonoma Land Trust’s preserves and assist with general safety.
Qualifications: A love of the outdoors, a basic knowledge of ecology, an enjoyment of people and the ability to hike up to six miles carrying up to 25 pounds. Intern must be reliable and have own transportation.
Hours: Weekend days from January to May, scheduled in advance.
Location: Various preserves throughout Sonoma County.
Stipend: $500/unit
To apply: Please send a resume that includes any volunteer and internship experience and relevant coursework to intern@sonomalandtrust.org.

Stewardship Intern (1−2 units)

Description: Gain experience with the restoration of tidal marsh and tidal upland ecosystems. Assist with various stewardship tasks at Sears Point on the San Pablo Bay, including: burrowing owl habitat creation, native seed collection, watering native plants and removing invasive plants.
Qualifications: Enthusiasm for working in the outdoors and gaining experience in restoration work. Intern must be reliable and have own transportation.
Hours: May through October; weekday hours, variable depending on tasks.
Location: Juncture of Hwy 37 and Lakeville Hwy.
Stipend: $500/unit
To apply: Please send a resume that includes any volunteer and internship experience and relevant coursework to intern@sonomalandtrust.org.

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