Tree Musketeers is a trendsetting, youth-led nonprofit, and this is an exciting opportunity for an individual with diverse talents to play with kids and trees while growing an entrepreneurial enterprise as a member of a nonprofit management team. The position offers dynamic uses of urban forestry to implement creative visions for the fields of youth empowerment, leadership development and environmental community service.
Tree Musketeers seeks an individual with a unique combination of urban forestry experience and strong interpersonal qualities who is equally comfortable digging in the dirt, teaching classes or conducting business. Kids will be able to identify with the ideal candidate who will also be computer literate, demonstrate accountability and possess organizational skills. The Forestry Manager must be a Certified Arborist, or have three years of full-time experience in arboriculture, or possess a two-year degree in arboriculture and two years of practical experience, or a four-year degree in a related field and one year of practical experience.
Each team member assumes personal responsibility for achievement of project goals and objectives while attending to the most solemn of Tree Musketeers staff duties – that of coach to youth who, to the maximum extent possible, manage and implement projects. The Forestry Manager is responsible for all things tree-related. Mentoring youth and adult volunteers is integral, as well as building and maintaining relationships with financial, nonprofit and government partners.
• Management – Participate in planning and implementing organizational strategies. Manage Tree Service customer interaction, estimates and billing. Communicate with tree guardians and update tree inventories. Create project timelines, track objectives, and assist with grant reports and budgeting.
• Urban Forestry – Assume responsibility for care of 1,000 public trees, perform Tree Service jobs, organize tree planting and care aspects of events, conduct four Memory Tree plantings per year, and control nursery supplies.
• Mentor – Attend Youth Management Team meetings when needed, and support youth leaders in managing tree planting and care events. Mentor at-risk youth during court or school referred community service. Teach tree planting LEAD classes and community workshops on related topics.
• Volunteers – Actively involve the public and interact with groups for service projects. Train and work alongside youth and adult volunteers for rewarding service experiences while ensuring completion of project tasks.
A full time Tuesday – Saturday work week is 37.5 hours with a beginning salary of $39,864 for a fully qualified individual. The position includes flexibility in work schedule design; 14 days personal time off to start; health insurance stipend; paid Federal holidays; 12 paid office holidays; and working with great people on changing the world every single day.
Reports To: Executive Director
Deadline is August 18th.
Email one-page resume and cover letter as attachments to
firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to the address below.
305 Richmond St.
El Segundo, CA 90245