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Employment at Vermont Land Trust

Do you love the farms and forests that make Vermont special? Land conservation has played an important role in keeping our rural landscape vibrant and, as a nonprofit land conservation organization since 1977, VLT has helped individual landowners, communities, and local land trusts achieve their conservation goals. Our conservation work changes the lives of families, invigorates farms, launches new businesses, maintains scenic vistas, encourages recreational opportunities, and fosters a renewed sense of community.

We have a vacancy in our team of dedicated professionals who work in a collaborative and supportive work environment.

Accountant – Montpelier, VT

Part-time, 24 hrs/week

Reporting to the CFO, our new Accountant will perform a variety of professional level accounting duties involved in complex financial transactions, statements, records, and reports. They will maintain the accuracy of our ledgers and subsidiary financial systems, assist in preparing budgets, annual audit, and year-end closing. The Accountant will also manage our payroll and employee benefits, oversee our accounts payable and receivable, and respond to requests for financial information and related inquiries.

Please see the Accountant job description for full details.

Annual salary for this part-time (.6 FTE) position is $38,130. In addition, we offer prorated benefits, including medical, life insurance, retirement, and paid time off.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume by October 11 to


Service Position – Newport, VT

LEAP Education & Outreach Coordinator at Bluffside Farm

Want to share your passion for the environment, education, or both? Apply to be a one-year AmeriCorps Education & Outreach Coordinator with the Vermont Land Trust and LEAP AmeriCorps!

This new AmeriCorps position is based at Bluffside Farm in Newport, Vermont, and helps connect youth to nature. The position is a project-based internship through which volunteers lead science, tech, engineering, arts, and math (STEAM) programming; develop and teach PreK-12 environmental and natural resource educational curriculum; build partnerships with schools, conservation departments, and area nonprofits; engage in professional and personal development opportunities; and more. The AmeriCorps service member will receive free housing and a monthly stipend. Come join our team! Learn more and find application information here.


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Accountant Job Description

Send cover letter and resume by October 11 to

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Total acres
Farms using
conserved land
Acres of
Catamount Trail
VAST Trail