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Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities

Park Ambassador - deCordova

Opportunity Overview: Established in 1950, deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is the largest park of its kind in New England encompassing 30 acres, 20 miles west of Boston. Providing a constantly changing landscape of large-scale, outdoor, modern and contemporary sculpture and site-specific installations, the Sculpture Park hosts more than 60 works, the majority of which are on loan to the Museum. Inside, the Museum features a robust slate of rotating exhibitions and innovative interpretive programming. As a park ambassador, volunteers will stroll the park grounds sharing information about the park, answering general questions about events, programs and workshops while providing overall wayfinding information. Days and hours are flexible with preferred availability during peak visitation hours. Please Note: a background check may be required Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Interact with visitors, answer questions about the park, events, programs and workshops Gather information from visitors for mailing lists and promotional outreach Promote the Trustees’ mission and provide membership information Assist with special programs on an occasional basis Assist with light property clean-up, if needed Assist with administrative projects such as updating bulletin boards, restocking pamphlets & flyers Observance of Trustees safety and COVID protocols Sign up for a shift Qualifications: Have reliable transportation to the park Demonstrate good communication skills Desire to meet with the public, share knowledge of the park and the Trustees Dress neat and appropriate clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions Flexible and independent Familiarity with deCordova Sculpture and Museum [preferred, but not required] Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces: grass, pavement, uneven surfaces Ability to pick up lightweight objects from ground level Minimum age: 18 years old Note: a background check may be required Time Commitment Needed: We are looking for volunteers who are willing to work at least two, two-hour shifts each month. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org.  Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Sandy Pond Road, MA

2/26/21 5:30 PM + more

Visitor Services Volunteer - Notchview

Opportunity Overview: With more than 3,000 acres of rolling terrain and miles of groomed ski trails, Notchview, a part of the Hoosac Range in the Berkshire Hills, offers an idyllic escape all year round—but especially in winter. Much of Notchview sits above 2,000 feet; Judge’s Hill, the highest point, is 2,297 feet. Most of the reservation is covered with a red spruce and northern hardwood forest. Currently, we are seeking several Visitor Services Volunteers to assist our staff and visitors. Volunteers will assist Rangers with welcoming guests to the property, educating visitors on The Trustees’ mission, assisting with parking kiosks and promoting membership and programs statewide. This is a flexible volunteer role, prefer availability during peak visitation on weekends – weekday shifts may be available. Note: the ideal candidate must be over 18. Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Provide an excellent experience for members, visitors, and their families Greet and direct visitors Educate the public about the goals of the Trustees and the benefits of being a Trustees’ member Share passion for the outdoors Assist with equipment rental, distribute member passes Assist groups associated with races and youth leagues. Work independently or together with other volunteers and staff Additional responsibilities will vary but may include wayfinding and providing additional guest information Help keep wood stove fire burning (special training required, optional) Adherence to Trustees Covid-19 safety guidelines and protocol Potential to volunteer on weekdays, following heavy snow days. Sign up for a shift Qualifications: Have reliable transportation to the property Desire to meet with the public, and share knowledge of The Trustees Good communication skills Willingness and ability to work in varying weather conditions Experience working with the public (desired, not required) Ski experience preferred, but not required Ability to walk on varying surfaces including grass, pathways, snow and trails Minimum age: 18 years old Time Commitment: Flexible 4 hours shifts, weekdays and/or weekends during peak visitation hours. Volunteers will work closely with property staff to fill available shifts. For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Windsor, MA

2/27/21 10:00 AM + more

Welcome Gate Attendant - Appleton Farms

Opportunity Overview: The Trustees is seeking a seasonal Welcome Gate Attendant to assist at Appleton Farms to ensure visitors have a positive experience on the property. Attendants welcome all visitors, initiate membership discussions, advise about regulations, and answer questions. Welcoming thousands of visitors each year, our gate attendants are often the ones who give visitors their first impression of The Trustees. Please note: a background check is required for this volunteer role Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Greet visitors in a warm and welcoming manner Educate visitors about fees and how they may pay the nonmember parking fee Educate visitors about the benefits of Trustees membership and how they can join Inform visitors about pertinent regulations Answer questions about the property, special events, programs, and more Report safety concerns, incidents, and maintenance needs Light cleaning of the gate booth Recording daily visitation; performing opening and closing duties Other duties as assigned Adhere to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Experience working in a customer service setting is strongly desired Outgoing personality and comfortable engaging visitors in conversation Must be detail-oriented Capable of working both independently and cooperatively with other staff Flexibility to work holidays, evenings, and weekends required Comfortable being outdoors in variable conditions Candidates should be able to lift 40 pounds and be comfortable on feet for extended periods You will receive training in visitor experience protocols, membership sales, Appleton Farms history and current operations. Time Commitment: Shifts available Saturdays 10:00am to 1:00pm and/or 1:00 pm-4:00pm and Sundays 10:00am to 1:00pm and/or 1:00 pm-4:00pm. This opportunity would begin immediately. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org.  Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Ipswich, MA

2/27/21 10:00 AM + more

Event Assistant Crew - Weir River Farm

Opportunity Overview: Do you love the outdoors and meeting new folks while sharing your knowledge of the area? Are you looking for a way to get involved in your community? Weir River Farm in Hingham is currently looking for volunteers to join our Event Assistant Crew. Volunteers will meet and greet visitors, share information about The Trustees’ mission and properties, recruit new members and donors. Options to help run craft tables or something similar also available. This is a terrific way to meet new people and have fun all in a Covid-19 safe environment! Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited the following): Talk with visitors, answering questions about The Trustees and Trustees’ properties Gather information from visitors for mailing lists and promotional outreach Educate the public about the goals of The Trustees and encourage membership Assist with programs as needed Assist children with creating crafts Assist families in interacting with the animals and overall experience of the farm Adhere to The Trustees' COVID-19 guidelines Sign up for this opportunity Qualifications: Have reliable transportation to the farm Desire to meet with the public Good communication skills Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions Experience working with the public Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces including grass or uneven surfaces Time Commitment Needed: Each Saturday starting April 3rd from 9:45 AM - 2:15 PM Also during April Vacation Week, April 19 - April 23, 2021 from 12:45 PM - 3:15 PM Sign-up for as many dates as you are available! More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Hingham, MA

2/27/21 10:45 AM + more

Firepit Saturday Volunteers - PF

Opportunity Overview:  Our community farm offers many opportunities for families to experience total sensory learning while also engaging with the working mechanics of locally grown food. Powisset Farm in Dover is a leader in farm-based and environmental education with programs that engage and inspire the next generation to love nature and learn about local farms, animals, food and the environment. We are home to fields of vegetables and many ecological wonders.  Come enjoy this amazing property, in a Covid-19 safe environment, while assisting our staff in offering our guests a cozy time outdoors around their own private fire pit for six people, with private picnic table seating, wood for burning, roasting sticks, and a kit for making six s’mores. Reports to: Engagement Manager, other Trustees staff Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following):  Communicate effectively with staff, visitors and volunteers Meet and greet visitors Answer questions about Powisset Farm Check guests in and provide general wayfinding information Assist with run of event Assist with maintaining the firepit Assist with set up and break down of event Adhere with The Trustees safety protocols Sign up for your availability Qualifications:  Interest in working in a farm environment  Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces Outgoing, positive demeanor with a willingness to learn  Ability to work some weekend days  Ability to provide own transportation to the farm Event  Date  Times  # Volunteers Needed Fire Pit Saturday 1/16 11:30 am - 2:30 pm; 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm 1 each shift Fire Pit Saturday 1/23 11:30 am - 2:30 pm; 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm 1 each shift Fire Pit Saturday 1/30 11:30 am - 2:30 pm; 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm 1 each shift Fire Pit Saturday 2/6 11:30 am - 2:30 pm; 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm 1 each shift Fire Pit Saturday 2/13 11:30 am - 2:30 pm; 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm 1 each shift Fire Pit Saturday 2/20 11:30 am - 2:30 pm; 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm 1 each shift Fire Pit Saturday 2/27 11:30 am - 2:30 pm; 2:30 pm - 5:15 pm 1 each shift To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/  More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Dover, MA

2/27/21 11:30 AM + more

Tour Guide - Appleton Farms

Opportunity Overview: Appleton Farms seeks enthusiastic and outgoing volunteers to lead guided tours of the property with our visitors. Tours are approximately 45 minutes long, include a short walk while guides provide information about the history of Appleton Farms, the Appleton family, current property events/programs and all there is to do at the property. There are six tours per weekend, three each day, and tours are currently limited to a maximum of twelve participants. Training will be provided to guides, including information about the farm and family’s history, prior knowledge or experience is not required. Please note: A background check is required for this volunteer role Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Lead 45-minute walking tours of the property Provide information about the history of Appleton Farms and the Appleton family Provide information regarding events/programs and all there is to do at the farm Provide information about The Trustees and benefits of membership Answer questions regarding the farm, its history and current activities Communicate effectively with the public, staff and other volunteers Adhere to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Interest in history and/or agriculture Willingness to learn about Appleton family history, property history, Trustees background and agricultural practices at the farm Excellent communication skills Friendly and outgoing personality Have reliable transportation to the Farm Enjoy working with and sharing information with people Prior experience in customer service and/or working with the public desired You will receive training in visitor experience protocols, membership sales, Appleton Farms history and current operations. Time Commitment: Please check each date since start/end times may vary. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 120 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Ipswich, MA

2/27/21 11:45 AM + more

Firepit Days - Bradley

Opportunity Overview:  Turning off of Route 128 and arriving at the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate, a 90-acre country retreat, means stepping from one world to another, and for good reason. In 1902, Dr. Arthur Tracy Cabot retained noted architect Charles Platt to design the home, a majestic destination with elegant gardens, carriage rides, and all the amenities of turn-of-the-20th-century living in the Neponset River Valley. Cabot’s niece, Eleanor Cabot Bradley, and her husband, Ralph Bradley, later acquired the estate, preserving the genteel traditions of the property while adding ponds, a sunken camellia garden, and an art studio alongside the formal gardens. Come enjoy this amazing property, in a Covid-19 safe environment, while assisting our staff in offering our guests a cozy time outdoors around their own private fire pit for up to six people, with private seating, wood for burning, roasting sticks, kits for making s’mores, with hot apple cider or hot chocolate to enjoy by the fire. Note that this is an all-outdoor event, and some ‘heavy lifting’ will be required in order to set up the fire pits. Reports to: Engagement Manager, other Trustees staff Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following):  Communicate effectively with staff, visitors and volunteers Meet and greet visitors Answer questions about the Estate and the benefits of membership Check guests in and provide general wayfinding information Assist with run of event Assist with maintaining the fire pit Assist with set up and break down of event Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Sign up for your availability Qualifications:  Interest in participating in a timed-ticketed, Covid-19 safe event Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces Outgoing, positive demeanor with a willingness to learn  Ability to work some weekend days  Ability to provide own transportation to the property Excellent customer service stills Minimum age: 18 years old Time Commitment Needed: Sign up for your available days . . . one or all! Event Date Times # volunteers Fire Pit Friday March 5 11:00 am – 2:15 pm 2 Fire Pit Saturday March 6 11:00 am – 2:15 pm 2 Fire Pit Friday March 12 11:00 am – 2:15 pm 2 Fire Pit Saturday March 13 11:00 am – 2:15 pm 2 April dates to come To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/  More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Canton, MA

3/5/21 11:00 AM + more

Garden Tour Guide Training - SCHG

Opportunity Overview: The gardens at Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens in North Andover are currently undergoing a revitalizing expansion, and The Trustees is looking for outgoing and engaging volunteers to join us in welcoming visitors to the exciting new gardens. Garden Tour Guides will lead groups of visitors on tours of the grounds and engage them in conversation about the beauty, history, and importance of the Stevens-Coolidge gardens. This opportunity is for individuals who enjoy talking to people and have an interest in gardens or gardening, local Massachusetts’ history, or Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens. Training will be provided, so no previous knowledge of the property or a green thumb is required, just an excitement to learn. Tours will take place on weekends at 11AM for groups of up to 20 visitors or current state mandated Covid19 limit (currently 11 plus guide). The tours will be 40-50 minutes in length and include a short 1/4 mile walk through the gardens on crushed stone pathways and grass. This volunteer opportunity is wheelchair accessible. Training will take place Sunday March 14th at 11AM and Tuesday March 16th at 6PM virtually on Zoom. Practice tours will follow in early April at the property. Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Lead walking tours of the gardens, providing information about the collections and garden history Engage visitors in conversation about the plants, gardens, Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens, and the mission of The Trustees Provide information regarding The Trustees including events/programs, volunteer opportunities, and benefits of membership Report # of tour participants Communicate effectively with the public, staff and other volunteers Adhere to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Log volunteer hours online in Volunteer Connect Qualifications: Have excellent communication skills Friendly and outgoing personality Have reliable transportation to the property Enjoy working with people Minimum age: 18. Volunteers 16 years old and younger will require adult supervision Bilingual candidates encouraged Time Commitment: The minimum time commitment for this role is 2 weekend shifts per month with additional opportunities if desired. Shifts available from April 24th to October 17th Additional opportunities may arise to guide privately scheduled group tours as well. For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

North Andover, MA

3/14/21 11:00 AM + more

Powisset Cooks - Powisset Farm

Opportunity Overview: Do you enjoy interacting with the public, making them feel welcome and comfortable? Do you have an interest in local and sustainable food? Would you like to be involved in our signature 'Powisset Cooks!' program? We are currently recruiting for motivated and talented volunteers to assist us during our cooking classes. This is a great opportunity to learn about seasonal ingredients, discover new recipes focused on local food, and absorb culinary tips and techniques from professional chef instructors. Come work 1 or 2 events, or all of them if you like! Responsibilities (vary depending on the event but may require): Welcome the workshop participants Help register guests Introduce the participants to Powisset Farm & The Trustees Help with the recipes, making sure participants have the tools they need Set the farm table, all while learning alongside the participants in the culinary class Helps with class clean up Work independently or together with other volunteers and staff Express interest in this role Adherence to Trustees COVID-19 guidelines Assist with virtual meeting tools such as ZOOM, videoing class Here are links to help you become familiar with ZOOM before the events. Click here or here. Qualifications Interest in talking to and working with the public Friendly and polite demeanor Interest in seasonal ingredients and farm grown food Ability to stand for extended periods, bend over, and lift 25lbs. A background check is required for all kids drop-off programs Experience with virtual meeting tools such as ZOOM (desired, but not required) Time Commitment Needed 3-5 hours per event. Volunteers sign up for events and shifts that fit their interests and schedules. Event Date Times #volunteers Vietnamese Favorites Adult Cooking Class at Powisset 2/4/2021 5:00pm-9:00pm 1 Dumplings for the Chinese New Year Adult Cooking Class 2/11/2021 5:00pm-9:00pm 1 Oodles of Asian Noodles! Adult Cooking Class 2/18/2021 5:00pm-9:00pm 1 Tasty Thai! Adult Cooking Class 2/25/2021 5:00pm-9:00pm 1 Haute Hors d'oeuvres at Powisset 3/4/2021 5:00pm-9:00pm 1 Burger Bistro at Powisset 3/11/2021 5:00pm-9:00pm 1 Knife Skill Adult Cooking Class 3/18/2021 5:00pm-9:00pm 1 Flavors of the Middle East Adult Cooking Class 3/25/2021 5:00pm-9:00pm 1 More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Dover, MA

3/18/21 5:00 PM

Event & Program Volunteer - PF

Opportunity Overview: Do you enjoy interacting with the public, making them feel welcome and comfortable? Do you have an interest in local and sustainable food? Would you like to be involved in farm-to-table dinners, picnic gatherngs and other events at Powisset Farm? We are currently recruiting for motivated and talented volunteers to assist us during our farm dinners, picnics and other events. Come enjoy this amazing property, in a Covid-19 safe environment, assisting at 1 or 2 events, or all of them if you like! Volunteers will have an opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal and a tasty beverage, if over 21. Reports to: Engagement Manager, other Trustees staff Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Assist with set up and clean up, including the ability to lift tables and chairs Welcome visitors, check in guests, answer questions about the Farm Communicate effectively with staff and other volunteers Adhere to The Trustees Covid-19 guidelines Sign-up for this event Qualifications: Have excellent communication skills Friendly and outgoing personality Have reliable transportation to the Farm Enjoy working with people Time Commitment: Come for one or two events, or come for all! Event Date Times #volunteers Hike for Pizza 3/6/2021 2:30pm-6:00pm 1 Hike for Pizza 3/13/20210 2:30pm-6:00pm 1 Spring Equinox Pizza Celebration 3/20/2021 8:30am-12:15pm 12:00pm-3:15pm 3:00pm-6:30pm 3 per shift More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Dover, MA

3/20/21 8:30 AM + more

Drop-In Friday - Haskell

Opportunity Overview: In the heart of New Bedford lies the former nursery of Allen C. Haskell: six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, historic buildings, and more than half an acre of greenhouse space. Volunteers are invited to drop-in Fridays from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside our talented Horticulturist and other volunteers. The skills you learn will be transferable to your own home garden! No previous gardening skills required, just a helping hand and an interest in learning! Please bring gardening gloves, your own hand tools and drinking water. Reports to Haskell Horticulturalist Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but is not limited to the following): Working with staff to assess gardening needs Weeding, deadheading, edging beds, pruning, planting, harvesting Seasonal garden tasks such as raking and mulching Ability to work as part of a team while following directions Adherence to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Sign-up for your availability Qualifications: Have reliable transportation to the garden A love of gardening and the outdoors An eagerness to participate in maintaining gardens Ability to use hand tools Ability to stand for extended periods of time and to kneel, lift up to 10 pounds, pull and dig Ability to walk on a variety surfaces including grass, cobblestones, brick, gravel as well as the ability to navigate stairs Ability to follow instructions and work on a team Have appropriate clothing and footwear for outdoor activity Time Commitment Needed 3 hours every Friday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., April through October We’re flexible . . . join us every Friday or on Fridays which fit your schedule! Please note: This is a weather dependent event and will be cancelled in the likelihood of extreme weather. For more information: Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law. .

New Bedford, MA

4/2/21 9:00 AM + more

Easter Nature Quest - Bird

Opportunity Overview: A visit to Francis William Bird Park is a detour into nature in pursuit of play, no matter your age. Rolling fields lined by tree groves, a trio of ponds, and gurgling brooks comprise a lovely, organic tableau. The abundance of carefree recreation is testament to park designer John Nolen — a disciple of Frederick Law Olmsted — and his belief that a mixture of relaxation and active play should be parts of the park experience. This year Francis William Bird Park seeks volunteers to assist at the self-guided Easter Nature Quest on Friday, April 2 and Saturday, April 3, 2021. ​On this interactive adventure, families follow a trail searching for signs of spring and gathering clues as they make their way to the Easter Bunny! Successful questers receive a treat as well as engage in a COVID-19 safe photo opportunity with the Easter Bunny. Volunteers will assist with a variety of tasks including meeting/greeting visitors and offering wayfinding assistance. This is a hands-on opportunity that will allow volunteers to connect more deeply with the community and the park. Successful volunteers are friendly, enthusiastic, willing to learn on the job, reliable, and good representatives of The Trustees. Reports to: Engagement Manager Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Assist with various event tasks such as set up and clean up Welcome visitors, check in guests, answer questions about the event Communicate effectively with staff and volunteers to ensure smooth running of the event Manage occasional event tasks independently Help answer questions about the Park, upcoming events, benefits of membership Adhere to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Sign-up for your available day Qualifications: Have excellent communication skills Friendly and outgoing personality Enjoy working with people Some experience working on events (with adults or children) desired, but not required. Interest in community engagement Some knowledge about the property and the Trustees desired, but not required Able to handle basic physical tasks (lift small objects, walk short distances) during events Able to walk on a variety of uneven surfaces Good work ethic and reliable Have reliable transportation to the property Minimum age: 16 years old Time Commitment: Date Shift # volunteers needed April 2, 2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm 5 April 3, 2021 12:30 pm – 4:30 pm 5 For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Walpole, MA

4/2/21 12:30 PM

Event Volunteer - Bird Park

Opportunity Overview: A visit to Francis William Bird Park is a detour into nature in pursuit of play, no matter your age. Rolling fields lined by tree groves, a trio of ponds, and gurgling brooks comprise a lovely, organic tableau. The abundance of carefree recreation is testament to park designer John Nolen—a disciple of Frederick Law Olmsted—and his belief that a mixture of relaxation and active play should be parts of the park experience. Currently, Francis William Bird Park seeks volunteers to assist at various public events. This is a hands-on opportunity that will allow volunteers to connect more deeply with the community and the park. Successful volunteers are friendly, enthusiastic, willing to learn on the job, reliable, and good representatives of The Trustees. Volunteers will collaborate with our talented staff to provide our visitors a fun and educational experience. Come join our team . . . sign up for one event or as many as you like. We’re flexible! Reports to: Engagement Manager Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Welcome visitors, checking in guests, and helping answer questions Provide information about The Trustees, including benefits of membership Manage some event tasks independently Assist the Engagement Manager with tasks during events to ensure smooth running of event, such as assisting participants Assist with set up and clean up, including the ability to lift tables and chairs Communicate effectively with staff and other volunteers Observance of Trustees safety and COVID protocols Sign up for an event Qualifications: Some experience working on events (with adults or children) desired, but not required Excellent customer services skills Interest in community engagement Some knowledge about the property and the Trustees desired, but not required Able to handle basic physical tasks (lift small objects, walk short distances) during events Good work ethic and reliable Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces: grass, pavement, uneven surfaces Minimum Age: 18 years old Time Commitment Needed: Event Title Date Shift Volunteers Needed Afternoon S’mores at the Park April 17 12:30 PM- 4:30 PM 2 Afternoon S’mores at the Park April 18 12:30 PM- 4:30 PM 2 Afternoon S’mores at the Park April 19 12:30 PM- 4:30 PM 2 Afternoon S’mores at the Park April 22 12:30 PM- 4:30 PM 2 Afternoon S’mores at the Park April 23 12:30 PM- 4:30 PM 2 Afternoon S’mores at the Park April 24 12:30 PM- 4:30 PM 2 For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends, and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Walpole, MA

4/17/21 12:30 PM + more

Bouquet CSA - SCH&G

Opportunity Overview: The gardens at Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens in North Andover are currently undergoing a revitalizing expansion, and with that, so is the weekly Bouquet CSA. The Trustees is looking for outgoing and engaging volunteers to harvest and assemble floral bouquets from the gardens for our CSA shareholders. Join the property staff to learn as you go and get the work done at the same time. We meet in the Cutting Garden first for some instruction and then off to pick flowers and bundle bouquets. Rain or shine! This opportunity is for individuals who enjoy working outside with their hands and have an interest in gardens or Stevens-Coolidge House & Gardens. No previous knowledge of the property or a green thumb is required, just an excitement to work as a team and spend the morning in flowers. Harvesting will take place weekday mornings from 9am to 12noon. Groups of 10-12 people will harvest 50-100 bouquets each shift Please note: If possible, please supply your own clippers or pruners while we are in the pandemic. Otherwise, tools are expected to be cleaned after each use. Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Listen to instruction to know how to cut flowers to increase plant vitality and arrange bouquets Be able to use garden equipment, water buckets and pruners safely Bend, kneel and stand on uneven ground Communicate effectively with the public, staff, and other volunteers Adhere to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Sign up for shifts each week using Volunteer Connect, our volunteer management system Qualifications: Have reliable transportation to the property Knowledge of gardening or floral design not required Demonstrate good communication skills Friendly and polite demeanor Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions Familiarity with the property or area, not required Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces: grass, pavement, uneven surfaces Ability to work outside in hot or rainy conditions Minimum age: 18 Bilingual candidates encouraged Time Commitment: We're flexible! Sign up for one day or as many as fit your schedule! Tuesdays April 27 to May 11 Fridays July 23 to August 27 Thursdays Sept 2 to Oct 7 Harvesting will take place from 9am to 12noon. Groups of 10-12 people will harvest 50 (spring) to 100 (summer & fall) bouquets each shift. For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

North Andover, MA

5/4/21 9:00 AM + more

Wednesday Garden Crew - Haskell

Opportunity Overview: In the heart of New Bedford lies the former nursery of Allen C. Haskell: six acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, historic buildings, and more than half an acre of greenhouse space. Volunteers are invited to drop-in Wednesdays from 9:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m. You’ll have the opportunity to work alongside our talented Horticulturist and other volunteers. The skills you learn will be transferable to your own home garden! No previous gardening skills required, just a helping hand and an interest in learning! Please bring gardening gloves, your own hand tools and drinking water. Reports to Haskell Horticulturalist Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but is not limited to the following): Working with staff to assess gardening needs Weeding, deadheading, edging beds, pruning, planting, harvesting Seasonal garden tasks such as raking and mulching Ability to work as part of a team while following directions Adherence to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Sign-up for your availability Qualifications: Have reliable transportation to the garden A love of gardening and the outdoors An eagerness to participate in maintaining gardens Ability to use hand tools Ability to stand for extended periods of time and to kneel, lift up to 10 pounds, pull and dig Ability to walk on a variety surfaces including grass, cobblestones, brick, gravel as well as the ability to navigate stairs Ability to follow instructions and work on a team Have appropriate clothing and footwear for outdoor activity Time Commitment Needed 3 hours every Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., April through October We’re flexible . . . join us every Wednesday or on Wednesdays which fit your schedule! Please note: This is a weather dependent event and will be cancelled in the likelihood of extreme weather. For more information: Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

New Bedford, MA

5/5/21 9:00 AM + more

Appleton Farms Education Intern

Opportunity Overview: The Education Intern will work closely with Appleton education staff to advance the program and curriculum development of our farm field school programs, reaching local students from preschool through high school through farm-based school & education programs at the property. This internship provides the opportunity to gain skills and experience related to program development, marketing, planning, and implementation for school-aged children. We are seeking candidates who have a demonstrated commitment to early childhood education and an interest in local farming and seasonal cooking. Agricultural and culinary experience is desirable, but not required. We are looking for candidates who are eager to learn the nuances of working at a nonprofit organization and who are willing to take on the challenges of a start-up endeavor. Covid 19 The Trustees & Appleton Farms practice all recommended CDC guidelines and regulations to ensure safe visitation and program participation during this pandemic. This opportunity has the option to assist with in-person programming, during which we will practice mask wearing, sanitation, hand washing, social distancing and other health & safety procedures. Should you be interested in a remote or non-contact volunteer role during this time, this can also be coordinated. * Reports to: Education Manager Commitment: 3 month minimum commitment, rolling start Minimum 15 hours per week, Appleton Farms is open 7 days per week. Some weekend availability is preferable. Responsibilities (general responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following): Program Development & Implementation – Develop and deliver engaging, hands-on farm and environmental programming. Work with the Appleton education team to identify areas for growth across school, children’s and family programing, including partnership opportunities with local schools and other organizations, and help to develop pilot opportunities for testing new program concepts. Support large scale events and weekly programming. Marketing and Outreach – create information campaigns for concept programs, including flyers, signage, social media content, and other marketing materials. Program Support - work with staff on site in support of educational programs including inventory and supply management, signage, and program setup and breakdown when needed. Volunteer Management - coordinate with the Education Manager to identify education volunteer opportunities for educational farm programs. Log internship hours weekly. Qualifications: Experience in early childhood education programming and/or college-level course work in environmental science, early childhood education, sustainable agriculture or other related fields Demonstrated interest in sustainability, conservation, food systems, start-up business experience, and/or the nonprofit sector; Comfortable working with animals and in a teaching kitchen Currently pursuing or have recently completed an undergraduate degree; Strong communication and customer service skills; Basic computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of design software including Adobe systems is a plus; Highly organized and able to keep track of multiple projects simultaneously; Must be a self-starter and strong collaborator; Able to lift 40 lbs Willingness to undergo CORI/SORI background checks Ability to work some weekend days *This is an unpaid internship with a 3-month commitment offered on a rolling basis year-round with varying hours per week, with the potential to obtain college credit through your university. Occasional weekend work may be requested. The Education Intern reports to the Education Manager. This position is based in Ipswich, MA. Essential Functions: Development and delivery of engaging, hands-on farm and environmental programming Lead or co-lead educational experiences with private school and youth programs Support the growth of education programs on the farm Adapt and/or create farm-based curriculum for school-age students Assist with public events and programs on an as needed basis Employ risk management best-practices in development and execution of all educational programming Other duties as assigned Other: Background CORI/SORI check required Flexibility to work weekends is required. In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees of Reservations aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission. Semester: Fall and Spring availability Year: 2020 into 2021 About the Trustees: The Trustees of Reservations is the oldest land conservation organization in the world, founded in 1891 to “preserve, for public use and enjoyment, properties of exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value in Massachusetts. The Trustees own 117 properties across Massachusetts on 27,000 acres, all of which are open to the public and supported by more than 125,000 members. About Appleton Farms: Appleton Farms is the oldest continually operating farm in the United States, established in 1636 by Samuel Appleton. Appleton Farms has been a Trustees property since 1998. The farm covers nearly 1,000 acres, 28.5 of which is farmed for Community Supported Agriculture. Appleton Farms is home to grazing cattle, historic buildings and many ecological wonders. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Ipswich, MA

Through 1/31/22

Property Steward- Petticoat Hill

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, to perform caretaking activities for Petticoat Hill in Williamsburg, MA. This position is a great introduction to the Trustees and a great way to get started with property stewardship. This opportunity requires observation and light trail maintenance. Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Walk the trails regularly, talk to visitors and keep a record of anything notable (visitor encounters, property features, etc.). Remove trash, small branches, and other debris from the trails Report to the staff, including sending in the record of their notable observations, on a regular basis (at least monthly) Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: An interest in conservation Ability and willingness to work on the property Ability to work independently and as part of a team Dress in appropriate field clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions: hot and dry, cold or wet, etc. Observe Trustees trail and safety protocol Walk the property including on rough trails Lift up to 15 lbs. Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website. Time Commitment Needed: 1-2 hrs per visit, 2-4 weeks per month; greatest need during the warm seasons (can be year round). More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Williamsburg, MA

Through 6/29/50

Carpenter Volunteer - Bradley

Opportunity Overview The Bradley Estate is looking for several individuals with a background in carpentry interested in undertaking building projects. Individuals should have a basic knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures. The majority of this work will be carried out individually with several opportunities to work on larger projects and assist or lead Trustees staff or volunteers. This position will be based at the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate in Canton with individual projects to be completed remotely. Covid-19 Volunteer Safety The health and safety of Trustees volunteers and staff is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home and try another date down the road. Volunteers will be required to wear masks while at Bradley Estate Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Construct/repair trail or farm structures e.g. chicken coop, trail kiosk, sign boards, fences, footbridges, picnic tables, nest boxes, etc. Perform structural repairs/renovations e.g. barn siding, trim, doors, office and bathroom renovation, outbuildings Assist with design/drawings of bathroom and visitor center renovations Keep workshop clean and organized. Tuning up or repairing power and hand tools Adhere to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Log volunteer hours weekly Qualifications: Knowledge of power/hand tools and an understanding of safety Ability to work with tools, lumber, and materials Ability to organize assigned tasks, for completion alone or with help Knowledge of building structures including but not limited to ceilings, windows, frames, roofs, as well as independent structures (chicken coops) is necessary Some experience and ability in reading as well as drawing plans Ability to work alone and as a part of a team Solid communication skills to update staff on project status and needs Traveling to nearby properties may be necessary Time Commitment: Minimum of 10 to 12 hours per month with a 3 month commitment. Flexible schedule. Ideally, volunteer would have some weekday availability to work alongside staff as needed. Location: 2468B Washington Street (Route 138), Canton, MA 02021 For more information Contact volunteer@thetrustees.org More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Canton, MA

Through 12/24/25

Property Steward- Chapel Brook

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working to care for Chapel Brook in Ashfield, MA. As a Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff to help keep this property beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing of vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas. Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship work days to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and propert improvement projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Must be able to perform vigorous work outside, using hand tools Transportation to the property required Must be comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently Must be able to and enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Must be able to walk over rough terrain and lift/carry up to 25 lbs Able to work seasonal weather conditions Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Preferred: Basic knowledge of trail design principals Time Commitment Needed: Varies depending on the volunteer’s specific job responsibilities Preferred availability is 4 hrs per week Individuals available for special stewardship day events only welcome More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Ashfield, MA

Through 12/31/25

Garden Volunteer - Naumkeag

Opportunity Overview: The gardens at Naumkeag are calling! With its views of Monument Mountain, its stunning collection of gardens created by Joseph Choates's daughter, Miss Mabel Choate, and Fletcher Steele over 30 years, its original artwork, and its shingle-style house, Naumkeag creates an unforgettable experience for visitors and volunteers. Be a part of our garden team and lend a helping hand in keeping the Afternoon Garden, Tree Peony Terrace, Rose Garden, Evergreen Garden, and Chinese Garden beautiful! If your passion is gardening, and you have a few hours to spare each week, we would love to have your help! Help maintain the gorgeous gardens of Naumkeag, learn from our excellent Horticulturist, meet other volunteers that share your passion for gardening and be a part of maintaining the garden creations of Mabel Choate and Fletcher Steele! Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. • If you are not feeling well, please stay home • If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home • Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property • Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing • Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): • Working with staff to assess gardening needs • Weeding, deadheading, edging beds, pruning, planting, harvesting • Seasonal garden tasks such as raking and mulching • Log volunteer hours weekly and maintain communication with staff supervisor Qualifications: • An eagerness to participate in maintaining Naumkeag’s gardens • Ability to use hand tools • Ability to follow instructions and work on a team • Have appropriate clothing and footwear for outdoor activity • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and ability to bend and kneel • Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces including grass or uneven surfaces Skill Level: Open to novice, intermediate and advanced gardeners Time Commitment Needed: Flexible, working with staff to establish mutually convenient times. Please Note: This is a weather dependent event, and will be cancelled in the event of extreme weather. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org.  Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Stockbridge, MA

Through 12/31/25

Property Steward- Land of Providence

Opportunity Overview: The Trustees of Reservations is looking for an enthusiastic volunteer to perform property stewardship and invasive species control activities for the Land of Providence (LOP) property in Holyoke, MA. Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Walk the trails regularly, talk to visitors and keep a record of anything notable (visitor encounters, property features, etc.). Help tidy the property of trash, small branches, and other debris from the property Report to the staff, including sending in the record of their notable observations, on a regular basis (at least monthly) Help remove invasive species such as Asiatic bittersweet, bush honeysuckle, and garlic mustard, primarily by assisting staff with cutting and herbicide application Occassionally coordinate a small group of volunteers to accomplish necessary maintenance/stewardship tasks Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Knowledge of and/or interest in native plants Don’t mind safely working around poison ivy and herbicides wearing protective clothing Ability to communicate effectively with volunteers and TTOR staff An interest in conservation, including an understanding of the need to control invasive plants Ability and willingness to work on the property Ability to work both as part of a team and independently Ability to dress in appropriate field clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions: hot and dry, cold or wet, etc. Willingness to observe Trustees safety protocol Abillity to stand for extended periods with occasional bending, pulling, and digging Ability to walk on uneven ground Ability to lift up to 40 lbs Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Desired: Conversational Spanish Experience with landscaping or gardening Handiness with irrigation and carpentry Knowledge of the ecology and geology of the area Good communication skills Open to engaging visitors when appropriate Plant identification skills Time Commitment Needed: At least 4 hours per week, 2-4 weeks per month/ preferred from March until September, but seasonal opportunities (i.e. summer) available (can be year round). More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Holyoke, MA

Through 12/24/25

Property Steward- Dry Hill

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working to care for Dry Hill in New Marlborough MA. As a Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff to help keep this property beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing of vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship work days to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and propert improvement projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log your volunteer hours Qualifications: Must be able to perform vigorous work outside, ability to use hand tools and have basic knowledge of trail design principals Transportation to the property required Must be comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently Must enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Varies with duties, but must be able to walk the trails and perform physical work; lifting, carrying Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website. Time Commitment Needed: Varies depending on the volunteer’s specific responsibilities. 3-4 hours per day of service, at least once per month for one or more seasons strongly preferred. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Monterey, MA

Through 12/31/25

Property Steward- Questing

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working to care for Questing in New Marlborough, MA. As a Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff to help keep this property beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing of vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship work days to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and propert improvement projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log your volunteer hours Qualifications: Must be able to perform vigorous work outside, ability to use hand tools and have basic knowledge of trail design principals Transportation to Questing required Must be comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently Must enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Varies with duties, but must be able to walk the trails and perform physical work; lifting, carrying Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website. Time Commitment Needed: Varies depending on the volunteer’s specific responsibilities. 3-4 hours per day of service, at least once per month for one or more seasons strongly preferred. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

New Marlborough, MA

Through 12/31/25

Property Steward- Little Tom Mountain

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working to care for Little Tom Mountain in Holyoke, MA. As a Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff to help keep this property beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing of vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas. Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship work days to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and propert improvement projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Must be able to perform vigorous work outside, using hand tools Transportation to the property required Must be comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently Must be able to and enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Must be able to walk over rough terrain and lift/carry up to 25 lbs Able to work seasonal weather conditions Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Preferred: Basic knowledge of trail design principals Time Commitment Needed: Varies depending on the volunteer’s specific job responsibilities Preferred availability is 4 hrs per week Individuals available for special stewardship day events only welcome More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Holyoke, MA

Through 12/31/25

Property Steward- Mount Warner

Opportunity Overview: As a Property Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support staff efforts related to trail maintenance, parking area management and invasive species removal projects. This position is idea for individuals who love being outdoors, enjoy working hard and who wish to learn/support conservation and stewardship efforts of the Trustees. Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing of vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship work days to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and propert improvement projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Must be able to perform vigorous work outside, using hand tools Must be comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently Must be able to and enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Must be able to walk over rough terrain and lift/carry up to 25 lbs Able to work seasonal weather conditions Basic knowledge of trail design principals preferred Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Time Commitment Needed: Varies depending on the volunteer’s specific job responsibilities. Preferred availability is 4 hrs per week, minimum 40 hours total. Individuals available for special stewardship day events only are welcome. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Hadley, MA

Through 12/24/25

Property Steward- Bullitt

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working to care for Bullitt Reservation in Ashfield, MA. As a Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff to help keep this property beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Support and work along with staff on routine trail maintenance tasks like drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces, and cutting vegetation in and near the trails. Participate in work days to complete larger projects on trails, in parking areas and in wooded habitats, helping with new construction, repairs, and improvements. Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Able to perform vigorous work outside, ability to use hand tools and have basic knowledge of trail design principals. Comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently. Enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property. Able to walk the trails and perform physical work; lifting, carrying. Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website. Time Commitment Needed: Varies, 3-4 hours per day of service, at least once per month for one or more seasons strongly preferred. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Ashfield, MA

Through 12/31/25

Property Steward- Bear Swamp

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working to care for Bear Swamp in Ashfield, MA. As a Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff to help keep this property beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing of vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas. Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship work days to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and propert improvement projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Must be able to perform vigorous work outside, using hand tools Transportation to the property required Must be comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently Must be able to and enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Must be able to walk over rough terrain and lift/carry up to 25 lbs Able to work seasonal weather conditions Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Preferred: Basic knowledge of trail design principals Time Commitment Needed: Varies depending on the volunteer’s specific job responsibilities Preferred availability is 4 hrs per week Individuals available for special stewardship day events only welcome More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Ashfield, MA

Through 12/31/25

Property Steward- Dinosaur Footprints

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working to care for Dinosaur Footprings in Holyoke, MA. As a Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff to help keep this property beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing of vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas. Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship work days to complete larger trail maintenance projectsas well as new construction and propert improvement projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Must be able to perform vigorous work outside, using hand tools Must be comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently Must be able to and enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Must be able to walk over rough terrain and lift/carry up to 25 lbs Able to work seasonal weather conditions Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website. Time Commitment Needed: Varies depending on the volunteer’s specific job responsibilities Preferred availability is 4 hrs per week, minimum 40 hours total Seasonal availability is a possibility Individuals available for special stewardship day events only welcome Volunteer Opportunity runs from late March through late November More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Holyoke, MA

Through 12/31/25

Internship: Natural Resource Management- West Management Unit

*We are currently recruiting for Summer and Fall 2021. Internship Overview: Further your studies and learning path at the same time that you assist the West Management Unit Superintendent with the varied job of managing eleven properties in the unit. A wide variety of special projects, research, and hands-on experience is possible, including property maintenance, volunteer management event outreach, photo documenting, social networking, photo and video management. Help people discover these special places and foster local land conservation efforts while you “learn by doing” to gain a deeper understanding of field operations at the cutting edge of land trust work. You will acquire marketable job skills for the natural resources field and complete measurably valuable projects. Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Typical responsibilities of the Intern will vary depending on current needs and the intern’s interests, skills, experience and abilities, but will be similar to tasks listed below. Visit properties with the Superintendent and assist with maintenance duties such as: Maintenance of property grounds, and onsite cultural, and natural resources< Cleaning, painting, minor carpentry Trail maintenance, litter pickup, mowing paths, raking leaves, graffiti removal Literature re-stocking and educational materials development Brush and invasive plant trimming, and control; Hazard tree felling and removal Weeding, planting, and watering Projects: sign installation, trail building, painting, carpentry, rockwork, etc. Organize and maintain tools and equipment in the storage area, shop, and in vehicles. Serve as a Property Ambassador: welcoming visitors, soliciting memberships, responding to visitor questions, promoting awareness of regulations. Physical Demands of the Position and Requirements: Must be able to handle the physical demands of the job, which includes a level of physical fitness adequate to enable them to, for example: Lift 80 lbs. to waist height and maintain 5 lbs. over shoulder height for 5 minutes; Work outdoors for 4-6 hours on their feet in a variety of weather conditions To safely handle shovels, rakes, pruners, handsaws, hammers and other tools Transportation to begin work at the office, shop and/or field location each day. Commitment to remain in regular communication with internship supervisor regarding scheduling, work planning and the like. A smartphone is not required, but is helpful. Learning Opportunities and Other Benefits: Training in natural resource management routine and project-based work Specific training and experience in tools and equipment used in field operations Increased skill at managing and coordinating other volunteers Augment familiarity with local natural areas Exposure to a leading conservation organization: an on-the-inside look at operations Improved time management, work planning and event management Develop community contacts, supplementing your local contacts You will like perform tasks pertaining to the following careers (partial list): Painter Carpenter Landscaper Arborist Park Ranger Mechanic Photographer Roofer Mapping/Planning Communications and Social Media Relations *This internship is unpaid but college credit is likely available. Check with your school sponsor. Contact: Josh Knox, Superintendent: West Management Unit | 413.522.5770 | jknox@thetrustees.org Together with our neighbors we preserve the distinct character of our community and inspire a commitment to special places across the commonwealth. We envision a Commonwealth that is thriving as a result of people’s commitment to creating healthy, active, and green communities. Our passion is to share with everyone the irreplaceable landscapes and landmarks that we care for – as we know how valuable they are to our everyday life. Currently, we own and manage 4 spectacular properties in the Pioneer Valley (Dinosaur Footprints, Little Tom Mountain, Land of Providence and Mount Warner) and 4 in the Hilltowns (Petticoat Hill, Bullitt, Chapel Brook, and Bear Swamp). More info at: www.thetrustees.org. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Northampton, MA

Through 12/31/35

Property Steward- Goose Pond

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working to care for Goose Pond Reservation in Lee, MA. As a Steward, you’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff to help keep this property beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. Requirements (may include but are not limited to the following): Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing of vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship work days to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and propert improvement projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log your volunteer hours Qualifications: Must be able to perform vigorous work outside, ability to use hand tools and have basic knowledge of trail design principals Transportation to the property required Must be comfortable taking on a project and working on it independently Must enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Varies with duties, but must be able to walk the trails and perform physical work; lifting, carrying Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website. Time Commitment Needed: Varies depending on the volunteer’s specific responsibilities. 3-4 hours per day of service, at least once per month for one or more seasons strongly preferred. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Lee, MA

Through 12/31/25

Marketing & Engagement Intern - Fruitlands Museum

Opportunity Overview: The Fruitlands Museum Marketing and Engagement Intern will focus on supporting Fruitlands Museum team on a broad spectrum of programming, digital marketing, public relations, and customer service responsibilities. They will work to support Fruitlands Director and Engagement staff in event development and promotion for a busy schedule of spring programming. This internship provides the opportunity to gain skills and experience related to marketing, event planning, office administration, and social media. We are seeking candidates who are eager to learn the nuances of working at a nonprofit organization and who are willing to take a self-starter, generalist approach to gaining marketing and engagement experience. While the position is unpaid, the intern will gain valuable experience, a letter of recommendation, and connections to local museum and industry leaders. Interns can attend Fruitlands events for free. Reports to: Engagement Manager Commitment: 3-month minimum commitment, rolling start Minimum 15 hours per week, based on a weekly schedule determined by the candidate’s availability. Please note: a background check may be required for this internship Responsibilities: General responsibilities may include the following: Event Development and Promotion – work with staff to come up with event ideas, create event materials, populate online calendars, create social media packages, and execute events. Outreach and Marketing - create ad hoc content for social media and online posting, take photos during events, organize photo library, and create flyers and signage for events. Event Support - work with staff on site in support of general event management including signage, check-in, and program setup and breakdown when needed. Volunteer Management - coordinate with the Engagement Site Manager to keep volunteer database updated. Log internship hours into our volunteer/internship management tracking system weekly Qualifications: Interest in sustainability, conservation, start-up business experience, and/or the nonprofit sector Currently pursuing or have recently completed an undergraduate degree Strong communication skills and an outgoing and engaging personality Basic computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of design software including Adobe systems is a plus Highly organized and able to keep track of multiple projects simultaneously Must be a self-starter and strong collaborator How to Apply: Send resume and a brief cover letter to Michael Busack, Fruitlands Portfolio Director at mbusack@thetrustees.org. Applications without cover letters will not be considered. * This is an unpaid position but college credit may be available. About the Organization: The Trustees preserves and cares for some of Massachusetts’ most treasured natural, scenic, and historic sites for public use and enjoyment. Founded in 1891 and celebrating our 125th Anniversary from May 2016-2017, The Trustees is the first land preservation nonprofit of its kind in the world and the Commonwealth’s largest conservation and preservation organization. With a passion for protecting the irreplaceable for everyone, forever, The Trustees is focusing its renewed mission on connecting more people of all ages and interests to outdoor recreation, culture, agriculture, and healthy, active living using its 116 diverse properties, community spaces, and over 5,000 annual programs as a powerful and compelling platform. Located within minutes of every resident and visited by 1.6 million people in 2015, Trustees properties span more than 27,000 acres across the state – from working farms, landscaped and urban gardens, and community parks, to barrier beaches, forests, campgrounds, inns and historic sites, many of which are National Historic Landmarks. The Trustees is also a worldwide model and active leader in land conservation, serving as the largest private holder of conservation restrictions of any entity in the state, overseeing the protection of more than 20,000 acres, and working with community’s partners to protect additional land, totaling over 25,000 acres to date. Also leader in the local, sustainable food movement, The Trustees operates five working farms with CSA programs, holds over 2,000 acres of farmland, and is a founding partner of the Boston Public Market, the first all locally-sourced indoor market of its kind in the nation, where it runs all educational programming at the Market’s demonstration KITCHEN and is one of 40 on-site vendors. Funded by our nearly 125,000 members and supported by many generous donors, partners, and volunteers, The Trustees invites all to get out, get inspired, and find magic in the moment through a Trustees program or property: www.thetrustees.org.

Harvard, MA

Through 1/1/24

Events & Marketing Intern - AF

Opportunity Overview: The Appleton Farms Marketing & Events Intern will focus on supporting the Appleton Team on a broad spectrum of programming, digital marketing, public relations, and customer service responsibilities. Appleton Farms programming and events cultivate appreciation for local food, farms, history, and the environment by connecting the public with agriculture, nature, and the community. This internship will support that work by assisting in the development and planning, marketing, and execution of events like Farmers Markets. This internship provides the opportunity to gain skills and experience related to marketing, event planning, office administration, and social media. The role is a combination of remote and in-person. The ideal candidates will have the ability to travel to Appleton Farms. We are seeking candidates who are eager to learn the nuances of working at a nonprofit organization and who are willing to take on the challenges of a start-up endeavor. This is an unpaid position, but course credit may be applicable. Reports to: Program Coordinator and other property staff as needed Please note: This is an unpaid internship Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Event Promotion – work with staff to create event materials, populate online calendars, create social media packages, and execute events. Event Planning and Execution – assist Program Coordinator and other staff in planning events, including duties such as contacting vendors, tracking vendor fees and contracts, scheduling vendors, etc., and assist in running events at Appleton Farms when able Outreach and Marketing -- create ad hoc social media content, take photos during events, organize photo library, and create flyers and signage for events and general programming needs. Volunteer Management – work alongside volunteers and assist Program Coordinator with volunteer scheduling, tracking, coordination, etc. Communicate effectively with staff and other volunteers Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log internship hours into Volunteer Connect database weekly Qualifications: Previous events or marketing experience, desired Interest in sustainability, conservation, food systems, start-up business experience, and/or the nonprofit sector Currently pursuing or have recently completed an undergraduate degree, preferred Strong communication skills and an outgoing and engaging personality Basic computer literacy and knowledge of Microsoft Office, knowledge of design software including Canva and Adobe systems is a plus Highly organized and able to keep track of multiple projects simultaneously Must be a self-starter and strong collaborator Reliable computer and internet access Willingness to undergo CORI/SORI background checks Ability to work some weekend days Semester: Spring; Summer Year: 2021 To apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to volunteer@thetrustees.org Time Commitment: 3-month minimum commitment, rolling start Minimum 12-15 hours per week, based on a weekly schedule determined by the candidate’s availability. Appleton Farms is open 7 days per week. For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about Appleton Farms Appleton Farms, established in 1638, is the oldest continuously operating farm in the country. At almost 1000 acres, Appleton is a sustainable farm that grows healthy and delicious food for local families while modeling best practices that contribute to a diverse ecological landscape where pollinators, birds, and wildlife thrive alongside our crops and livestock – helping to preserve healthy farmland in Massachusetts, forever. The farm hosts year-round educational programs and events that foster a sense of place and deep appreciation for local food, farms, history, and nature. Appleton is one of The Trustees most prominent properties and our most important platform for engaging and introducing new people to the agricultural work of the organization. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Ipswich, MA

Through 1/1/24

Garden Volunteer - Mission House

Opportunity Overview: If your passion is gardening, and you have a few hours to spare each week, we would love to have your help!  You can help maintain the historic gardens of Mission House, learn from our excellent Horticulturist, meet other volunteers that share your passion for gardening and be a part of our Trustees’ volunteer community! Located on Main Street in Stockbridge, Mission House, was home to the first missionary to the Mohican Indians. It not only provides a glimpse into Colonial history but also the Native American tribe that lived here. From 1928 to 1933, noted landscape architect Fletcher Steele designed the Colonial Revival garden, which features a colonial-style dooryard garden of circular brick paths enclosed by a cypress fence. A kitchen garden divided by crushed stone walkways contains 100 herbs, perennials, and annuals that had culinary or medicinal value to early colonists. Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): • Working with staff to assess gardening needs • Weeding, deadheading, edging beds, pruning, planting, harvesting • Seasonal garden tasks such as raking and mulching • Log volunteer hours weekly and maintain communication with staff supervisor Qualifications: • An eagerness to participate in maintaining gardens • Ablility to use hand tools • Ablility to follow instructions and work on a team • Have appropriate clothing and footwear for outdoor activity • Ability to stand for extended periods of time and ability to bend and kneel • Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces including grass or uneven surfaces Skill Level: Open to novice, intermediate and advanced gardeners Time Commitment Needed: Flexible Schedules Available. Must be able to commit to 2 hours, once per week. Please Note: This is a weather dependent event, and will be cancelled in the event of extreme weather. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Stockbridge, MA

Through 1/1/25

Courtesy Patrol - Nantucket

Opportunity Overview: Combine your love of the outdoors with service, by working with a team of stewards to perform caretaking activities at Coskata-Coatue Wildlife Refuge on Nantucket. This volunteer position requires beach driving in your own vehicle. It includes reporting observations and light trail maintenance and allows the volunteer to work with and learn from other conservation-minded people. Covid-19 Volunteer Safety The health and safety of Trustees volunteers and staff is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home and try another date down the road. Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Provide visitors with information, answering questions as needed Represent The Trustees and all rules and regulations Educate visitors on property rules and regulations Refer visitors to staff as appropriate Maintain communication with staff and other volunteers Complete patrol report after every visit Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Required: Have reliable 4x4 transportation to property An interest in conservation Ability and willingness to work on the property Ability to work as part of a team, and also independently Dress in appropriate field clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions: hot and dry, cold or wet, etc. Observance of Trustees safety protocol Ability to approach all beach goers with respect and politeness Ability Lift up to 15 lbs. Desired: Knowledge of any or all of the following: history, landscape architecture, gardening/farming, and/or ecology of the area Have a valid OSV permit Good communication skills Open to engaging visitors when appropriate Time Commitment Needed: At least 4 hours per patrol, 2 days per week or as agreed by refuge manager (can be year round). For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Nantucket, MA

Through 12/31/25

Skilled Trades Volunteer - Bradley

Opportunity Overview: The Greater Boston Management Unit is seeking talented and experienced individuals with a background in any of the trades: plumbing, electrical, carpentry, masonry, equipment/automotive. Individuals should be licensed within their fields and be able to provide references if requested. Most of this work will be carried out individually with several opportunities to work on larger projects and to assist or lead Trustees’ staff or volunteers. This position will be based at the Eleanor Cabot Bradley Estate in Canton with individual projects to be completed remotely. Covid-19 Volunteer Safety The health and safety of Trustees volunteers and staff is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home and try another date down the road. Volunteers will be required to wear masks while at the Bradley Estate Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Provide professional advice on subject matter of expertise Perform infrastructure repairs/renovations on wiring, plumbing, structures, outbuildings, designed landscape features, or on equipment such as vehicles, tractors, small engines, and power tools. Assist with design, drawings, and scope of work on a variety of projects Keep workshop clean and organized Adhere to The Trustees safety and COVID-19 protocols Log volunteer hours weekly Qualifications: Knowledge of power/hand tools and an understanding of safety Ability to work with tools of the trade Ability to organize assigned tasks, for completion alone or with help Knowledge, skill, and experience in respective trade Some experience and ability in reading and drawing plans Ability to work alone and as a part of a team Solid communication skills to update staff on project status and needs Time Commitment: Minimum of 10 to 12 hours per month with a 3-month commitment. Flexible schedule. Ideally, volunteer would have some weekday availability to work alongside staff as needed. Location 2468B Washington Street (Route 138), Canton, MA 02021 For more information Contact volunteer@thetrustees.org More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Canton, MA

Through 12/31/25

Volunteer Partner to Volunteer Services

Opportunity Overview: The Trustees Volunteer Services team is seeking a volunteer to join them as a consultant in the creation of an effective dispute/issue resolution process for the volunteer workforce. The Volunteer Partner will co-lead the development of this process and attend meetings with the team. This role will work closely with the Director of Volunteer Services and Human Resources to support the establishment of this process and a training program for volunteer managers. This volunteer role is for individuals experienced in Human Resources, conflict management or staff training. The Volunteer Partner will have the opportunity to utilize their skills to build, implement, and maintain an issue/dispute resolution process. This will be a remote role with virtual meetings and communication. As the current pandemic situation resolves, there may be opportunity for future in-person/on property meetings. Note: this is an unpaid volunteer role Reports to: Director of Volunteer Services Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on Trustees property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Regularly scheduled meetings with Volunteer Services team Communicate effectively with staff and other volunteers Co-lead work group on development of process Co-lead development of training program Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Professional experience in Human Resources, conflict management or staff training Excellent communication skills Highly collaborative, organized Enjoy working with people Time Commitment: Regular weekly meetings with Director Meetings with work groups as needed Some research time 4-5 hours per week How to apply: Please send resume to volunteer@thetrustees.org For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Remote Team (Virtual)

Through 12/31/26

Lead Engagement Volunteer - Haskell

Opportunity Overview: We enjoy and care for more than 100 special places - roughly 27,000 acres - all around Massachusetts. For more than a century, The Trustees has been on the ground in communities across Massachusetts, working to protect special places, providing loving care of our reservations, building creative new programs to engage people, and sharing our expertise with neighbors and partners across the state. We’re here to protect and share the Massachusetts places people love for their exceptional scenic, historic, and ecological value. For their trails, their history, their gardens, their beaches. For the simple reason that nature and culture can soothe the soul and improve our lives . . . for everyone, in a diverse, inclusive and equal organizational culture! The Lead Engagement Volunteer is a leadership position, reporting to and in volunteer partnership with paid staff colleagues which will often include managing volunteers. Responsibilities may include, but are not restricted to assisting our staff by scheduling volunteers for events and workdays, providing information on upcoming opportunities, orienting volunteers to ‘day of’ projects and tasks, performing community outreach, communicating with volunteers to celebrate their milestones such as birthdays and occasionally leading workdays. In addition, specific settings may have specific needs and responsibilities. This role will include remote and on-property responsibilities. Reports to: Haskell Horticulturist Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Assist with scheduling volunteers for workdays and events Assist with community outreach Assist with ‘day of’ events and workdays to orient volunteers to projects and tasks Assist with volunteer appreciation and recognition events Orient new volunteers to the property Train new volunteers on our volunteer management system, Volunteer Connect Occasionally lead workshops and workdays Educate the public about the goals of the Trustees and the benefits of being a Trustees’ member Communicate regularly with staff Adhere to The Trustees Covid-19 safety guidelines and protocol Log volunteer hours weekly Qualifications: Knowledge of any of the following: local history, ecology, conservation, trail maintenance and sustainable practices [preferred, not required] Prior event management experience [preferred, not required] Have reliable transportation to the property Desire to meet with the public, and share knowledge of The Trustees Excellent communication skills Experience working with the public (desired, not required) Ability to walk on varying surfaces including grass, pathways and trails Ability to work independently and in a team environment Personal computer with reliable internet and phone for performing remote projects Experience with Microsoft programs [including Word, PowerPoint and Excel] Time Commitment Needed: Flexible, working with property and department staff to create a mutually beneficial schedule. The ideal candidate would be able to commit to a minimum of 3 months. For more information: Contact Volunteer Services at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities or sign up as a team, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

New Bedford, MA

Through 12/31/26

Carpenter Volunteer - Fruitlands

Opportunity Overview: In 1843, Amos Bronson Alcott and Charles Lane turned a swath of Harvard farmland into a Transcendentalist experiment in subsistence farming and Emersonian self-reliance, named Fruitlands, which ultimately disbanded after only seven months. In 1914, Clara Endicott Sears opened the grounds to the public, establishing a museum in the property’s 1820s farmhouse. Now, the 210-acre landscape encompasses five collections first established by Sears: the original Fruitlands Farmhouse; the Shaker Museum, the first such museum in the country; the Native American Museum, celebrating the history of indigenous peoples; the Art Museum, with a variety of rotating exhibits, contemporary art, and showcasing a combined collection of more than 300 Hudson River School landscape paintings and 19th-century vernacular portraits; and the Wayside Visitor Center, a classroom, education, and exhibition space. The Fruitlands Management Unit is seeking individuals with a background in carpentry interested in undertaking building projects. Individuals should have a knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of historic houses, buildings, or other structures. Most of this work will be carried out individually with several opportunities to work on larger projects and assist or lead Trustees staff or volunteers. Responsibilities (may include but is not limited to the following): Construct/repair trail or property structures e.g. trail kiosk, sign boards, fences, footbridges, picnic tables, nest boxes, etc. Perform structural repairs/renovations e.g. siding, trim, doors, office and outbuildings Assist with design/drawings for future planned construction/renovations Maintain workshop in a clean and organized fashion Tuning up or repairing power and hand tools Log volunteer hours weekly Qualifications: Knowledge of power/hand tools and an understanding of safety Ability to work with tools, lumber, and materials Ability to organize assigned tasks, for completion alone or with help Knowledge of building structures including but not limited to ceilings, windows, frames, roofs, as well as independent structures (such as chicken coops) is necessary Some experience and ability in reading as well as drawing plans Ability to work alone and as a part of a team Solid communication skills to update staff on project status and needs Observance of Trustees safety protocol Traveling to nearby properties may be necessary Time Commitment: Minimum of 10 to 12 hours per month with a 3-month commitment. Flexible schedule. Ideally, volunteer would have some weekday availability to work alongside staff as needed. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Harvard, MA

Through 12/31/25

Trails Team - MCP

Opportunity Overview: Join a small group working to improve and care for the Mary Cummings Park trail system. You’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff and other volunteers to help keep our properties beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. This position allows provides the opportunity for independent projects. Covid-19 Volunteer Safety The health and safety of Trustees volunteers and staff is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home and try another date down the road. Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Independently walk trails, submitting reports of any maintenance needs, storm damage and vandalism Occasionally photograph and share your findings Assist with clearing of fallen trees Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship workdays to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and property improvement projects Qualifications: Able to perform vigorous trail labor projects, working outside in a variety of weather conditions, using hand tools Prior experience with trail construction/maintenance preferred but not required Able to enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Able to walk over rough terrain and lift/carry up to 25 lbs Able to work seasonal weather conditions Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Time Commitment Needed: Opportunity to join scheduled workdays as well as perform trail monitoring independently. This is a weather dependent event. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Burlington, MA

Through 12/31/25

Trails Team - Weir Hill

Opportunity Overview: Join a small group working to improve and care for the Weir Hill trail system. You’ll have the opportunity to support and work along with staff and other volunteers to help keep our properties beautiful for all to enjoy; trail maintenance, parking area projects and more. This position allows provides the opportunity for independent projects. Covid-19 Volunteer Safety The health and safety of Trustees volunteers and staff is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home. If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home and try another date down the road. Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Independently walk trails, submitting reports of any maintenance needs, storm damage and vandalism Occasionally photograph and share your findings Assist with clearing of fallen trees Participate in trail maintenance tasks such as drainage structure cleaning and reinforcement, removing debris from trail surfaces Participate in clearing vegetation in and near the trails and parking areas Participate in invasive plant removal and management efforts Participate in stewardship workdays to complete larger trail maintenance projects as well as new construction and property improvement projects Qualifications: Able to perform vigorous trail labor projects, working outside in a variety of weather conditions, using hand tools Prior experience with trail construction/maintenance preferred but not required Able to enjoy walking on the property, be conservation-minded, and willing to help maintain the property Able to walk over rough terrain and lift/carry up to 25 lbs Able to work seasonal weather conditions Commitment to reporting your service hours via the Trustees volunteer website Time Commitment Needed: Opportunity to join scheduled workdays as well as perform trail monitoring independently. This is a weather dependent event. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

North Andover, MA

Through 12/24/25

DBIE & Community Impact - Remote

Opportunity Overview: The Diversity, Belonging, Inclusion, and Equity (DBIE) & Community Impact Volunteer will play a key role in supporting inclusivity and equality within The Trustees as well as providing best practices to engaging with communities. Under the guidance of the Managing Director of Community Impact who leads all DBIE initiatives, the volunteer will assist with research, strategic communications, templates and tools development to support developing and implementing outreach methods to connect the Trustees with different areas across the state. Note: This role may require the successful completion of a background check. Reports to: Managing Director, Community Impact Commitment: 2-3 days per week; approximately 10 hours/week Note: This is an unpaid, remote opportunity Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Document current community stakeholders and stakeholder engagement Research and outreach to potential community partners – DBIE focus Develop calendar and content for statewide social media channels Develop templates, infographics and presentations Support the internal Diversity Committee Collaborate with Volunteer Services team in promoting DBIE initiatives Provide weekly updates on current projects Adhere to The Trustees safety protocols Log volunteer hours weekly Qualifications: Experience and/coursework in Diversity and Inclusion, ethnic studies, nonprofit management, and/or communications. etc. Organized, flexible, and able to multi-task Self-motivated and able to work independently Friendly, outgoing, customer service oriented Sensitivity and awareness of cultural differences Ability to speak multiple languages (a plus but not required) Familiarity with software such as Microsoft Office, Adobe and Windows and social media outlets including Facebook, Twitter and Hootsuite. Access to computer with reliable internet and phone How to Apply: Express interest in this role AND send cover letter and resume to: volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Remote Team (Virtual)

Through 12/31/25

Volunteer Recruitment Team - Remote

Opportunity Overview: Volunteers are at the heart of the Trustees – individuals and communities committed to preserving and protecting the places we love for all to enjoy now and in the future. Volunteerism has been a cornerstone of the Trustees’ since 1891 in conserving land for people and continues to play a role in shaping its future. The Volunteer Services Team is currently looking for volunteers to assist with volunteer recruitment statewide. As The Trustees continues to grow, so does the need for a diverse and dedicated team of volunteers. The Recruitment Team will research a diverse community-based pool of volunteers and act as ambassadors for The Trustees reaching out to these volunteers. This opportunity is for individuals who enjoy meeting new people and building relationships, care about diversity and inclusion, and like working both in a team and independently. This is a remote role, and we welcome people from all over MA to join the team! Reports to: Volunteer Recruitment Specialist Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Research new platforms, community groups, and other opportunities for recruitment Outreach to potential partners or volunteer groups Collaborate with team members to assist in developing a responsive, inclusive volunteer recruitment strategy Write text and help develop promotional materials Attend weekly or bi-weekly team meetings Communicate effectively with staff, other volunteers, and community members Log volunteer hours Qualifications: Written and verbal communication skills Organized, friendly, and welcoming Enjoy working with people Experience with recruitment, community outreach, or sales preferred but not required Have reliable internet, phone, and personal laptop Time Commitment: We’re flexible! We’ll work with you to create a mutually beneficial schedule. Minimum 3-month commitment preferred. For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ Covid-19 Volunteer Safety The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Remote Team (Virtual)

Through 2/16/26

Property Ambassador - Ames

Opportunity Overview Set in the quiet town of Easton, 30 miles outside of Boston, the historic 36-acre Governor Oliver Ames Estate features rolling hills, meadows, ponds, and a host of lovely and mature trees, as well as remnants of a storied and prominent past – all within walking distance of the North Easton National Historic District. Combine your love of the outdoors with service by meeting and greeting visitors at this lovely estate and assisting with light property maintenance. Responsibilities Promote the Trustees’ mission Assist with special programs on an occasional basis Assist with light property clean-up, if needed Log volunteer hours weekly Qualifications Have reliable transportation to the property Demonstrate good communication skills Desire to meet with the public, share knowledge of the property and the Trustees Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions Flexible and independent Familiarity with Governor Oliver Ames Estate [preferred, but not required] Knowledge of the ecology and geology of the area [preferred, but not required] Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces: grass, pavement, uneven surfaces Ability to pick up lightweight objects from ground level Time Commitment Needed We are looking for volunteers who are willing to work at least two, two-hour shifts each month. More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Easton, MA

Through 12/31/26

World's End Ambassador

Opportunity Overview: World’s End is 251 acres of trails, grasslands, woodlands, and coastal areas that provide a myriad of locations for natural history interpretation. If you enjoy being outdoors, speaking with the public and sharing your love of nature . . . this volunteer opportunity is for you! The Trustees seeks Ambassadors to interact with the public while telling visitors about the history of the property, explaining the benefits of membership, promoting upcoming events and offering tips on how to reduce their impact on the environment while enjoying all the beauty of World’s End. The ideal candidate is outgoing, cheerful, professional, and knowledgeable in their work. Schedules are flexible, but we would prefer 1x weekly. Ambassadors will be stationed at the new Wakeman O'Donnell Center, welcoming visitors, orienting them to the property, and answering questions. Reports to: Ranger on duty and other property staff Covid-19 Volunteer Safety: The health and safety of Trustees’ volunteers, staff and visitors is our top priority. If you are not feeling well, please stay home If you have been in contact with someone with Covid-19 or someone displaying symptoms of Covid-19, please stay home Volunteers will be required to wear masks while on property Volunteers will be required to maintain proper social distancing Volunteers will be required to wash hands or use hand sanitizer upon arrival to the property Responsibilities (may include but are not limited to the following): Interact with visitors, answer questions about the property, events, programs, and workshops Gather information from visitors for mailing lists and promotional outreach Promote the Trustees’ mission and provide membership information Assist with special programs on an occasional basis Assist with light property clean-up, if needed Assist with administrative projects such as updating bulletin boards Participate in training as well as occasionally join staff meetings Observance of Trustees safety and COVID protocols Log volunteer hours weekly Qualifications: Have reliable transportation to the property Demonstrate good communication skills and excellent customer service skills Desire to meet with the public Share knowledge of the property and The Trustees Dress in appropriate clothes and footwear for varying weather conditions Flexible and independent Familiarity with the property [preferred, but not required] Ability to walk on a variety of surfaces: grass, pavement, uneven surfaces Ability to pick up lightweight objects from ground level Minimum age: 18 years old Note: a background check may be required Time Commitment: We are looking for volunteers who are willing to work at least two, two-hour shifts each month. For more information Contact the Volunteer Services Team at volunteer@thetrustees.org To explore other volunteer opportunities, visit our volunteer page at http://volunteer.thetrustees.org/ More about The Trustees Founded by landscape architect Charles Eliot in 1891, The Trustees has, for more than 125 years, been a catalyst for important ideas, endeavors, and progress in Massachusetts. As a steward of distinctive and dynamic places of both historic and cultural value, The Trustees is the nation’s first preservation and conservation organization, and its landscapes and landmarks continue to inspire discussion, innovation, and action today as they did in the past. We are a nonprofit, supported by members, friends and donors and our 116 sites are destinations for residents, members, and visitors alike, welcoming millions of guests annually. www.thetrustees.org. Inclusive Spaces for All We are committed to providing a welcoming environment for all. Together, alongside our partners and volunteers we are creating inclusive spaces of community for people of all backgrounds to enjoy and preserving these open spaces for everyone, forever. We are committed to inclusion across race, gender, age, religion, identity, ability, and experience. The Trustees is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal employment opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, military service, application for military service, veteran status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law. The Trustees makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Hingham, MA

Through 12/31/26

 

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