Join our Student Conservation Council

Wood River Land Trust is looking for high school students, 9th grade or older, who would like to serve on our Student Conservation Council (SCC). Become an ambassador of land conservation by engaging peers in activities to restore nature in the Wood River Valley, while at the same time learning about the health of our rivers and lands (and even learn to fly fish!).

  • Complete online application or download PDF application via the links below.
  • “Save As” a pdf and add your first initial and last name to the end of the document name.
  • Email the completed PDF to the SCC Project Manager or mail via US Postal mail to:

info@woodriverlandtrust.org

119 E. Bullion  Hailey, ID 83333

Job Description Overview

General Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Share responsibilities while acting in the interest of Wood River Land Trust
  • Make recommendations based on individual experience and vantage point in the community
  • Organize and formulate SCC policies and procedures, its directors, officers and committees

  • Adopt and manage the SCC’s annual budget

  • Search for methods and programs to improve Wood River Land Trust’s SCC activities and undertakings

  • Review and evaluate SCC programs and policies

  • Promote SCC programs to the community

  • Raise funds for support of SCC programs

  • Develop and organize activities that involve our community’s youth in all aspects of Wood River Land Trust’s mission

  • Keep accurate records of meetings and activities, reporting on programs to Wood River Land Trust’s Board of Directors

  • Understand that all SCC plans, rules, schedules and activities are subject to Wood River Land Trust’s Board of Directors’ approval

Desired Qualifications:

  • Loves and respects nature

  • Must be at least 16 years of age and currently enrolled in high school within Blaine County

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and/or know when and where to receive assistance

  • Demonstrate appropriate behavior

  • Possess leadership and listening skills

  • Willing to promote Wood River Land Trust’s conservation programs where ethics and honesty is valued

  • Committed to Wood River Land Trust’s mission

  • Willing to hike a few miles and to learn to fish