Working with Us

John Muir Land Trust believes that everyone deserves access to nature, and are committed to protecting the places that make the East Bay special for the benefit of all. If you are passionate about conservation and want to make a difference in your community, we encourage you to apply for a position at John Muir Land Trust. We look forward to hearing from you!

Current Job Openings


The Manager of Stewardship and Public Engagement facilitates JMLT’s program development, including the volunteer program, large- and small-scale restoration projects, and property advocacy and future program development. Under the direction of the Stewardship Department and Development Department, this position is dynamically involved in engaging the public to protect and restore the natural and cultural resources of the Land Trust’s unique properties. more>>


The Development Manager will work to engage low- and mid-level individual donors through a variety of cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship efforts as part of the annual fund. Additionally, the position will support major gift efforts for our multi-year land acquisition campaigns and work to engage and secure corporate support for our annual signature event. This is an opportunity for someone to work across a variety of fundraising efforts with a team of four other development professionals. John Muir Land Trust is growing, and this is an exciting time to join a leading conservation organization to save more land in the East Bay.  more >>


Apprentice I employees will be hired into a 6 to 12-month program designed to provide on-the-job training through a variety of farm tasks, including seed sowing and planting, bed preparation, irrigation, weeding, pest and crop management, harvest and post-harvest handling, bouquet making, and working with the public such as giving tours and leading volunteers on the farm. In addition, apprentices will participate in workshops focused on farming, life skills, and exploration of employment and educational pathways. more >>

Internship Opportunities

Students interested in gaining knowledge in the field of land conservation, stewardship, environmental education, and other aspects of the John Muir Land Trust are invited to inquire about internship opportunities designed to expand their knowledge and gain practical experience for the job market.

JMLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive organization and encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, national or regional origins, sexes, ages, disability status, sexual orientations, gender identities, military or veteran status or other status protected by law. Read our equity credo.