Job Opportunity

Panthertown Volunteers

Job Opportunity
Part-Time Stewardship Assistant

Posted October 14, 2021
Applications have closed. Thank you for your interest.

Friends of Panthertown, Inc. is a rapidly growing, dynamic 501(c)3 non-profit organization tasked with protecting, maintaining, and improving 30 miles of public non-motorized trails in Panthertown Valley, a 6,311-acre backcountry recreation area on Nantahala National Forest, located between Cashiers and Lake Toxaway in southern Jackson County, North Carolina.

The mission of Friends of Panthertown is to work in partnership with the U.S. Forest Service to conserve this outstanding natural resource while improving the quality and experience of recreational opportunities in Panthertown Valley.

Friends of Panthertown is currently hiring a part-time Stewardship Assistant to help with volunteer outreach, development of trail programs, sustainable trail system management, and special conservation projects in Panthertown Valley. The Stewardship Assistant will also help coordinate, teach, and lead public education programs focused on backcountry stewardship and the Leave No Trace principles of outdoor ethics.

Friends of Panthertown, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send your resume, a cover letter, and three professional references to:
Attention: Jason Kimenker, Executive Director

Deadline was Friday, November 5, 2021 however Friends of Panthertown may schedule interviews and make a selection prior to that date, so please submit your application materials as soon as you prepare them. We look forward to hearing from you!

Friends of Panthertown has a strong and abiding commitment to diversity and inclusion that is important to our mission. By welcoming individuals and groups from diverse backgrounds among our employed and volunteer workforce, board, and donors, we seek to further the goal of the U.S. Forest Service to create a culture of inclusion that awakens and strengthens all people’s connections to the land and each other.