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Trails Assistant

Posted: November 18, 2022
DEADLINE for submission: Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 5:00 PM EST

Departments: Trails
Status: Part-time hourly position, up to 20 hours/week
Reports to: Trail Manager
Work location: FOTR headquarters in Plymouth, MI, and in the 10 Lower Rouge communities, some virtual work
Hourly Salary: $18 – $22

The Trails Assistant (TA) serves as project support and assistant staff for the Friends of the Rouge Trails Program. Under the direction of the Trails Manager, the TA assists in delivering mission-driven coordination and programming support of Trails Program events, including logjam workdays, paddling trips, and dry dock pop exhibits, as well as coordination of Trails Program website and social media content updates. This is a new part-time position, with the hope of transitioning to full-time in the next 2-3 years.

Application Instructions

All interested parties are invited to submit 1) a cover letter indicating why you are interested in this position which describes experience and interest in the position, 2) a resume, 3) three references as a single PDF file in the following format: Your Full Name – FOTR Trails Assistant Application.pdf

Incomplete applications will not be considered.

E-mail to Herman Jenkins, Trails Manager hjenkins@therougr.org with the subject line: Trails Program Assistant Application. Applications will not be received after Wednesday, January 5, 2022, 5:00 PM EST. Late submissions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.