Habitat Restoration Field & office Fellow Posted Apr 05
Save the Bay , OAKLAND, CA (Oakland)
Habitat Restoration Field & Office Fellow (volunteer)
Looking for hands-on experience in the environmental field? Save The Bay’s Habitat Restoration Field & Office Fellowship provides three months of valuable exposure to skills in restoration ecology and community engagement. As the Restoration Fellow you will gain experience in native plant propagation and outplanting, invasive removal, seed and division collection, and work in our native plant nurseries. You will also learn about some of the native flora and fauna and travel to several of our restoration sites around the Bay. The fellow position also gains experience in development and outreach helping our office staff promote volunteer events, track our volunteer database, and assist with other assorted tasks as needed.

As a member of the largest team at Save The Bay, the Habitat Restoration Field & Office Fellow will help in the following activities:

Field Tasks:

Join staff-only workdays. Projects include: site maintenance, outplanting, native seed and division collection
Assist restoration specialists with our community-based volunteer programs at our restoration sites and native plant nurseries
Help with plant propagation tasks at STB’s nurseries, including seed sowing, transplanting, divisions, fertilization, culling, and nursery maintenance

Office Tasks:

Help build outreach and coordination materials for public and corporate volunteer programs
Clean and weigh seed collections and update seed collection inventory
Maintain volunteer contact data entry
Restoration program data entry
General administrative duties


Interest in San Francisco Bay environmental issues and enthusiasm for Save The Bay’s mission and programs
Minimum commitment of at least 24 hours a week for 12-16 weeks
Ability and interest in working in the field with variable weather conditions
Strong writing, communication and organizational skills
Completion of at least two years of undergraduate education
Knowledge of basic html, web-based tools and software programs
Ability to complete tasks independently and work well in a team
Ability to lift 40lbs repeatedly for specific field and nursery tasks

To apply, please send cover letter and resume to jobs@savesfbay.org. Please make sure to include the position title in the subject line.

Please review our website to find information on session dates and application periods for all of our Fellowship opportunities.