We are no longer accepting applications for team members for the 2021-2022 forstry season, which is passed. If you are interested in the possibility of working with us in the 2022-2023 season, feel free to send in a job application. Most likely, we will be recruiting youth ages 16-26 for a 4 week workforce training opportunity in February or March, 2023.
Go here to fill out the Job Application online.
The Job Application will ask if you have read the description of the grant and the Yew Creek Land Alliance Report.
Fire Ecology Restoration Project Description
The Fire Ecology Restoration Project is a three your project which has completed its first year in the winter season 2021-2022. See the Project description here. We may have positions in the 2022-2023 season, most likely for youth workforce training ages 16-26.
Training in biochar practices and professional forestry will be included during this paid work period. Job duties may include cutting trees and brush, moving wood, operating biochar kilns, carrying materials or equipment, operating chainsaws, water pumps and hoses, and clearing fire lines, trails and kiln pads.
There will be team meetings and some online training, possibly prior to actual work period.
We are seeking enthusiastic forestry loving individuals who are interested in making restoration forestry a professional career path. Helpful prior experience includes forestry, biochar, wildland firefighting, prescribed burning, permaculture, ecological restoration, surveying, ecological assessment, team leadership, teaching, and interaction with government agencies. Other attributes sought include communication skills, passion for returning the forest to cyclical low-intensity fire management, self-responsibility and ability to work on a team.