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Conservation Team


Posted by Access Fund on 10/22/2021

Job Basics

Industry Sector: Lifestyle, Outdoor

Job Categories: Events, Outdoor Education, Trail Management

Company Type: Conservation

State: AZ, AR, CA, CO, GA, ID, KY, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MT, NV, NY, NC, OH, OR, PA, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY


Country: United States

Required Experience: 1 - 3 years

Job Type: Seasonal Full Time

Salary: $15.25/hr

Required to Relocate:

Required to Travel: Yes

Employee May Telecommute: No

Job Seeker Must Live Within:

Job Description & Requirements

Access Fund - Jeep Conservation Team


The Access Fund – Jeep Conservation Team (CT) is Access Fund’s premier stewardship program offering. Since 2011, the program has met the growing demand for climbing area stewardship and sustainability. Access Fund is currently hiring for two Conservation Teams for 2022 - Conservation Team Special Projects & Conservation Team Community Connections.

CT Special Projects (CTSP) will require team members to be proficient in a breadth of trail and recreation infrastructure construction techniques and equipment. Teams must possess a passion for climbing and travel, proven technical trail-building skills, ability to manage varied field resources, excellent communication skills, volunteer coordination experience, and exceptional team compatibility.

CT Community Connections (CTCC) seeks two climbers who are passionate about connecting with our growing and diverse climbing community, particularly those from underrepresented communities, through stewardship and education. The CTCC will work to further the mission of Access Fund by participating in and facilitating events and projects that foster the role of stewardship and education in the sustainability of our climbing areas.

Only pre-paired teams will be considered; Access Fund will not place individuals in a team. Teams will be selected for its ability to promote the mission and values of Access Fund while making critical improvements to climbing resources across the U.S. The 2022 Conservation Team program runs from February 14, 2022 through December 2, 2022.  

Please visit our website for full job posting including job responsibilities and qualifications for these two separate positions.

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary: $15.25/hr 

  • Benefits:

  • Generous time off, including paid holidays and vacation, as well as sick and personal time

  • Comprehensive benefits: medical, dental, disability, 403b retirement participation (after one year of employment) and life insurance

  • First Aid and Leave No Trace training and certifications

  • Pro-deals with qualifying corporate partners

  • A lifestyle that involves living on the road—no full-time rent, electric, water, or heating bills—new experiences, and serving as a critical partner in the field to fulfill meaningful work

How to Apply

Visit for full job descriptions. Send resume, references, and cover letter specifically addressing your team’s qualifications to Please write “2022 Conservation Team” in the email subject line. Applications are due by November 5, 2021.


All climbers are encouraged to apply regardless of whether you meet all of the posted qualifications.

No calls or paper submissions, please.

Access Fund is an equal opportunity employer, compliant with all federal and applicable laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. Access Fund provides employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, or disability.

About Access Fund

Access Fund is the national advocacy organization that keeps U.S. climbing areas open and conserves the climbing environment. Founded in 1991, Access Fund supports and represents over 2.3 million climbers nationwide in all forms of climbing: rock, ice, mountaineering, and bouldering. 

Five core programs support the mission on national and local levels:
Climbing management policy
Local support & mobilization
Stewardship & conservation
Land acquisition & protection