Working with Friends of the Inyo

Current Openings

Now hiring SNAP AmeriCorps Member! 

Position Description:

The Friends of the Inyo SNAP member will act as Watershed Programs

Coordinator working directly with the Stewardship Program Manager and the Community Outreach Manager to help design and facilitate community engagement programs organized around the Owens River watershed and implement existing grant funded programs to outreach to underserved communities within the watershed. This will involve working with other staff members and volunteers to increase public awareness of watershed issues and better engage communities with their public lands and the greater watershed. The position is responsible for coordinating and facilitating a number of restoration activities and outreach programs to better engage the local and regional community in watershed conservation and promote the importance of sustainable recreation. The Watershed Programs Coordinator will work with the Stewardship, Outreach, and Exploration team to design and plan projects and programs aimed at habitat restoration and ecosystem management with an emphasis on recreational infrastructure and its effects on the greater watershed including assessments of habitat within and adjacent to the Owens River Watershed within the Eastern Sierra.

This position is hired through the Sierra Nevada Alliance AmeriCorps Partnership. For full position description visit:

position announcement attached at the bottom of the page.

The application period is open until August 1st.

Please contact Andrew Schurr Stewardship Program Manager with questions regarding the position. (760)873 6500

Please contact Lynn Baumgartner with application and AmeriCorps program questions. (530)542 4546 ext.305


Seasonal Jobs

Each season, Friends of the Inyo hires seasonal staff and crew members for work across the public lands of the Eastern Sierra.

For the current season we have staffed all our seasonal positions. We always welcome resumes from those interested in helping steward, explore and preserve our public lands.

Interns and Volunteers

Interested in giving back to the Eastern Sierra? There are dozens of different ways to get involved with Friends of the Inyo - from helping in the office, to joining a volunteer stewardship project. If you are interested in volunteering or interning - or even have ideas for a project - please email us.


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