We, as the Wilderness Stewardship Foundation (WSF), are committed to sustainable land management, stewardship and conservation of wildlife. During your internship/ volunteering you will experience a variety of fields such as invasive species management, habitat management, wildlife studies, eco-tourism to educate guests about wildlife in the area and proposal writing. We are strongly committed to personal and professional development and will support you on your journey.
Implement of the foundation’s mission and objectives, involving all community partners in this.
Coordinate stewardship and resource management projects.
Develop citizen science projects for the collection of wildlife data, use these to educate guests and the public about conservation, both on trips and at the ranch.
Collect data on wilderness trips and analyze these.
Respond to consultations and referrals and organize meetings with relevant stakeholders.
Organize recruitment for research.
Convey progress, issues and challenges to the board of directors.
Project manage ongoing stewardship and resource management projects, plan future projects and secure funding for the foundation’s projects.
Complete land plans with wildlife management.
Research wildlife studies that support regulation and management of wildlife.
Personal Growth is the priority, we facilitate the environment and material for you to grow and evolve towards your best self.
Your internship is a journey that can transform your life as much as you are committed to your personal development and invest in yourself.
Opportunities match responsibility taken and include attending external workshops and learning new skills and gaining knowledge
Hands-on experience and insights into Nature Conservation, contributing to positive change in the world.
Live out your creativity in our community as much as you are ready for, we encourage your involvement in everything we do and highly value your insights
Join our community where we support each other in our goals and mission and share our personal experiences every day.
Live and work in a remote wilderness environment, where you reconnect with nature and yourself.
Accommodation on site in prospector tents or communal rooms, including three home-cooked meals per day.
Contribute to supporting each other in our community and get involved in shared activities, such as our weekly success reviews, writing weekly blog stories, daily meetings, planning communal activities and taking care of daily ranch chores.
Take responsibility for your personal growth and create a positive environment around you.
Contribute to something larger than yourself by participating in Nature Conservation projects and mentoring your fellow community partners.
Be part of the ranch culture by sharing inspirational insights, photos and videos with our community.
Create your own work schedule, including 40 hours per week, that meets your interests and moves you towards your goals.
Commitment to your Personal Growth and support our unique culture.
Readiness to view challenges as opportunities to grow and learn and take initiative to leave your comfort zone.
Our priority is to live in a community where we believe the best of each other, want the best for each other and expect the best from one another - if you share this approach you are ready to join us.
A unique environment with a supportive community
Are you ready for more in life? Visit our community website www.trails-to-empowerment.org, where we share videos, stories and podcast episodes of our community partners, interns, students and guests who experienced a journey that has transformed their lives, empowering them to become their best selves.
To apply for an internship with us, please take our Wilderness Readiness Survey online to confirm that this experience meets your expectations and you are ready for an internship that will transform your life!
Visit our website https://wilderness.stewardship.foundation/ for more information.
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