Jobs & Internships


Jobs & Internships - seed collection at the Mount Sutro Native Plant Nursery

Conservation and Nursery Internships



Sutro Stewards is a unique non-profit organization dedicated to creating urban

recreational opportunities while practicing sustainable habitat conservation.

Through a successful volunteer program, we continuously connect people to their

local environment and empower recreational users to conserve, maintain, and

enhance the spaces they enjoy. We have two openings: Nursery and Conservation

& Habitat Restoration.


The Nursery Intern will work with Sutro Stewards staff assisting with Native Plant Nursery operations. The intern will participate in plant propagation, seed collection, seed processing, pre-germination treatments, transplanting, as well as general maintenance. The intern will also assist with leading volunteer activities, inventory and record keeping. This is a great opportunity to learn about local plant species as well as gain experience working in a nursery. Wednesday morning availability required.



The Conservation & Habitat Restoration Intern will work on conservation and habitat restoration projects including weeding and planting, seasonal planning, and site monitoring projects throughout Mount Sutro, with guidance from the Conservation Program Manager. The Conservation & Habitat Restoration Intern will also provide leadership to volunteers carrying out stewardship projects on event days. The ideal candidate will have an interest in local conservation and habitat restoration, and some experience with plant identification. Wednesday morning or 1st & 3rd Saturday availability required.


This is an unpaid position. Interns gain hands-on knowledge and experience, receive training to support volunteer activities, and are assigned special projects that relate to their educational or personal goals. 


Please submit a resume and a brief letter of interest outlining your qualifications to with the internship title in the subject line. Internships are typically filled quarterly, but applications are accepted year-round.