At the Nature Trust we are protecting Nova Scotia’s natural areas through private land conservation. We have a positive, uplifting, and good news mandate, and are achieving tangible, lasting environmental impacts.

Join the Nature Trust team and help to protect Nova Scotia’s most special places, from towering old growth forests and pristine coastal wilderness, to habitat for endangered wildlife.

You’ll work for a cause that truly matters and you’ll make a tangible, lasting impact.

Current Opportunities

Digital Marketing/Website Assistant

(Website Coordinator)

Would you like to spend your summer transforming your digital marketing talents into saving more nature in Nova Scotia? We’re looking for someone to help us tell our story as we focus on preserving Nova Scotia’s natural legacy through land conservation. This role will help us with important updates to our WordPress website, including content updates, and integration of features such as donor stories and blog posts with new maps and other pages.

Along the way, we’d like to track user experience, and monitor our web traffic and social media metrics with an eye to expanding our audience. The role will also help to develop and post content for all of our social media channels. If you enjoy the creative process of developing digital content, you have the technical know-how to coordinate social media channels, and you have a passion for nature, we have the summer role for you!

For the detailed role description, the experience we’re looking for, and instructions on how to apply please read this document.

Stewardship Field Assistant

(Stewardship Officer)

Are you looking for a summer field job and a chance to see and steward some of Nova Scotia’s beautiful, wild spaces? If you are under 30, have the ability to navigate using a GPS or compass, have the communication skills to teach volunteers to learn to use a new database after learning it yourself and have a desire to learn about land stewardship and apply new skills, we’d like to hear from you!

The stewardship team is currently seeking an energetic summer Stewardship Field Assistant to join our team. This person will be responsible for monitoring properties from

Yarmouth to Cape Breton and for training our volunteers to use our stewardship database, Landscape and then troubleshooting any problems that might come up. This position requires someone who loves to hike where there aren’t trails, can write concise, informative reports and understands the value that volunteers bring to charities like ours.

For the detailed role description, the experience we’re looking for, and instructions on how to apply please read this document.

Stewardship Coordinator - Operations

Would you like an opportunity to preserve some of Nova Scotia’s most important wild places? If you cherish the natural wonders around us, you love working with passionate people, and you have the technical skills and experience to apply best practices in land conservation, then this may be an opportunity for you to become a member of our stewardship team.

The is a maternity leave placement for the role of Stewardship Coordinator – Operations. This position is responsible for the overall monitoring and management of our protected properties across the province, and leads a small but mighty team of stewardship staff and a network of Property Guardian volunteers.

For the detailed role description, the experience we’re looking for, and instructions on how to apply please click here.

Stewardship Coordinator - Policy & Planning

We have an opening for a new full-time position of Stewardship Coordinator – Policy & Planning. This role will research and monitor trends, issues, policies, and best practices in land stewardship. The information and best practices gained will help shape new and refreshed programs and standards that will carry our land conservation into the future. It will involve a balance of field and office work, and will require some experience in conservation, ecology, biology, resource management or related fields.

For the detailed role description, the experience we’re looking for, and instructions on how to apply please click here.

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