Salmon Valley Stewardship (SVS) is seeking a highly motivated individual to integrate outdoor education, outdoor recreation, land stewardship, and economic development to strengthen and support the communities in the Salmon River Region of Central Idaho.

Classification: Part Time, Exempt; 80% Full-time Equivalency (32 hours/week) with potential
for FTE increase with program growth
Salary: $20.00 hourly
Location: Salmon, Idaho
Reports to: Executive Director (ED)
Performance dates: Start date as soon as possible or before June 1, 2022

Position Overview:
The Outdoor Education and Trails Stewardship Coordinator will provide leadership for outdoor recreation and outdoor education, recruit and manage a network of volunteers, coordinate with land management agencies and partners, organize outreach events and safety trainings, lead fundraising efforts, and communicate with a wide array of audiences. The ideal candidate will join the SVS team to advance a stewardship program by teaching land and river ecology, fostering cultural connectivity and community driven science, cultivating recreational opportunities, and developing trails maintenance skills.

About Us:
Since 2004, Salmon Valley Stewardship (SVS) has promoted a sustainable economy and productive working lands in the Salmon River Region of Central Idaho. Our vision is that of a community where stewardship of the natural resources is at the core of the social, economic and ecological vitality of the region.

Salmon Valley Stewardship’s strategic plan includes specifically building youth engagement and awareness of our incredible outdoor recreation and natural assets. Since 2012, SVS has partnered with the Salmon Field Office Bureau of Land Management (BLM), the Salmon School District, and other partners through an established Hands on the Land (HOL) program, which has evolved into a valued program that integrates classroom curriculum with field trips to public lands sites several times a year. Our Trails Program began in 2012 and supports a variety of community needs through trails and recreation focused programming in partnership with the Salmon Challis Trails Group.

Tagged as: Conservation, Development, Full Time, Teaching/Education, Trail Supervisor, Trail Supervisor, Crew, and Leaders


Experience or Education in outdoor education, youth education, and/or similar program management.
Experience managing trails projects, including reports, budgets, and monitoring outcomes.
Ability and desire to work with recreation-focused partners including government officials, NGO partners, citizens, and landowners.
Confidence and experience with community outreach, communicating with the public both in writing and verbally, and social media.

Required Skills:


About Salmon Valley Stewardship

Salmon Valley Stewardship works to promote a sustainable economy and productive working landscapes in the Salmon River region of Central Idaho. Our vision is a community where stewardship of the natural resources is at the core of the social, economic and ecological vitality of the region.

Application Instructions

Email resume and cover letter in PDF form describing your experience and why you’re interested in the position, to [email protected] Please include how you heard about this position. Applications without cover letters will not be reviewed. Label email title: Stewardship Coordinator Application - Your Name Questions? Email [email protected] Posting Date: 3/15/2022. Closing Date: 4/05/2022 or until position is filled. Timeline: Applications submitted before April 5th will be prioritized.