The Trustees of Reservations

200 High St.
Boston, MA 02110


Date Posted:
March 08, 2021

Eastern Massachusetts



Seasonal Steward - Hingham, MA


The Opportunity.

The Trustees is seeking Stewards to assist with the care of its properties on the South Shore.? The South Shore properties that characterize the communities in which they reside are:? World’s End and Weir River Farm in Hingham, MA; Whitney and Thayer Woods, Bancroft Bird Sanctuary,? Turkey Hill in Hingham and Cohasset, MA; Norris Reservation in Norwell, MA; Two Mile Farm in Marshfield, MA; and? Holmes Field in Plymouth, MA. Stewards perform routine maintenance on these properties, caring for the fields, trails, gardens, structures, and other natural and cultural features. Day to day operations include mowing reservation entrances, trimming brush, maintaining walking trails, and engaging visitors.?

In This Role You Will:

  • Constructing and maintaining parking areas, fences, and trails?

  • Routine maintenance of landscapes including mowing fields and lawns, tree and shrub care, and brush removal?

  • Maintaining buildings and structures using carpentry tools, paint brush, and other hand tools?

  • Removing trash and litter??

  • Assisting in the care of domestic livestock at Weir River Farm and hay operations at World’s End?

  • Watering newly planted trees at World’s End?

  • Helping with seasonal events??

  • Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation?


Minimum Requirements:

  • Stewards will need to be able to lift 50 lbs.??

  • Ability to?work outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.??

  • Pass a?driving record check and criminal background check.??

  • Valid driver's license

Education and?Experience:?

  • High School diploma?


Organizational Relationships/Scope:?

  • Reports to the Stewardship Manager?

Working Conditions:?

  • Able to work in variable outdoor weather conditions??

  • ?Ability to lift 50 pounds required?

  • Please include a flexible start date of March 18th- July 1st?

About The Trustees

The Trustees is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. Today, the places we care about are going fast, and the forces undermining them, including climate change, are moving faster.?Our passion is to protect and share with everyone the irreplaceable natural and cultural treasures under our care.?We are funded and supported entirely by our visitors, supporters, volunteers, and more than 60,000 member households.


The Trustees has been featured in the Top 100 Women-Led Organizations in Massachusetts for six consecutive years.


In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees aims to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of its team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission.


The Trustees is a signer of the Boston Women’s Workforce Council and a Member of the Boston College Center for Work and Family.

We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.

How To Apply:
Please apply online via The Trustees website linked here.
Apply by:
April 30, 2021
About this Organization:
The Trustees of Reservations is one of Massachusetts’ largest non-profits and the nation’s first conservation and preservation organization. We preserve and protect places of natural, scenic and historic beauty and hold these “reservations” in “trust” for public use and enjoyment. Our passion is to improve the quality of life in the Commonwealth, using our properties and their many programs as a powerful and compelling platform to engage more residents and visitors in our mission-driven work. We believe in protecting the irreplaceable forever, for everyone.  Today, we care for 117 special reservations -- from beaches to farms, gardens and historic sites – within minutes of every resident. Funded and supported entirely by our nearly 2 million visitors and supporters, and more than 60,000 member households, we invite you to find your place.