Work with Us

John Muir Land Trust is a leading conservation organization in the East Bay, protecting and caring for open space, ranches, farms, parkland, and shoreline. We are a team of passionate and dedicated individuals who are committed to preserving our natural heritage for future generations.

Here are just a few benefits of working with JMLT:

  • Make a difference: Our work is vital to the health of our planet and our communities. By protecting land, we are helping to clean our air and water, provide habitat for wildlife, and create opportunities for people to connect with nature.
  • Work with a great team: Our staff is composed of experienced professionals and passionate individuals who are committed to our mission. We are a supportive and collaborative team, and we value each other’s contributions.
  • Enjoy a flexible work environment: We offer a variety of flexible work arrangements, including telecommuting and hybrid work schedules. We also offer a generous benefits package and a commitment to professional development.
  • Be part of a growing community: John Muir Land Trust is a growing organization, and we are always looking for talented and motivated individuals to join our team. This is an exciting time to be a part of our organization, as we work to protect even more land in the East Bay.

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 Family Harvest Farm Associate Director is responsible for all operational, administrative, and business functions for the farm. 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.