The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission

on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 |
Land Preservation Intern
Time period:
 Mid-May until August
 Approximately 20 hours per week
 Schedule can be adjusted to fit interns needs
Qualifications and skills:
 Reliability and strong work ethic
 Interest in land preservation, geography, and the environment
 Strong writing, verbal and inter-personal communication skills.
 Ability to work independently on projects
 Comfort with interview techniques 
 Possible work with volunteers
 Access and willingness to use personal vehicle for interviews and off-site work
 Familiarity with MS Windows and Microsoft products (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
 Experience using a digital camera (both still and video).
Potential Projects: 
 Assisting with a major fall Montgomery County Lands Trust event
 Working with volunteers
 Developing, assembling and distributing support material
 Assisting with promotion of event
 Researching properties, tax maps, and public documents.
 Organizing files
 Current easements
 Past easements
 Planning projects
 Converting old files to a digital format
 Easement documents
 Baseline documents
 Assisting with organizing smaller land-owner events
 Mailing letters/invitations
 Calling landowners
 Assisting with event set-up
How to Apply: Deadline May 4, 2011
Send your résumé, Letter of Interest, and two references with phone numbers by e-mail to:
John Lea, Director of Land Preservation   (
$300 in support will be provided.  Equipment will be provided.  All Travel and miscellaneous expenses for
assigned projects will be reimbursed (no reimbursement for commuting expenses).

Communications Intern
Internship Time Period:
 8 weeks from late May through late July 
 20 hours per week
 Flexible schedule
Qualifications and Skills:
 Excellent interpersonal communication skills
 Reliability, experience working independently, and strong work ethic
 Graphic design skills
 Knowledge of interview techniques and data collection 
 Passion for land preservation and the environment
 Access and willingness to use personal vehicle for off‐site work
 Experience using both a video camera and digital still camera a plus
How to Apply:
Deadline: May 4
Submit your resume, letter of interest, and two reference contacts including telephone
numbers by email to: 
Lisa Hancock, Director of Membership and Communications