Job Opportunities

So you like dirt, trees, clean storm drains, and puppy dogs too?! Well then, we're glad you found your way to our job opportunities.

Although our headquarters is in a renovated warehouse near Fountain Square (across from Dairy Queen and Sam's Silver Circle. . . double score), we serve residents and communities all over Marion County. From cleanups to tree plantings, KIB works in all places, with all people, in all weather.



As Neighborhood Engagement Program Manager you will work closely with the Director of the CE Department to develop a strategy for outreach, with a focus on external facing efforts within and beyond KIB programming. You will respond to the needs and goals of individuals and neighborhood groups, as well as ensure KIB’s programmatic goals are met. You will manage KIB’s new two-year initiative, with support from the CE and Stewardship teams, to further access to art in low-income, majority minority neighborhoods, including management of a contracted engagement staff person.

All applications must be submitted through our online portal by February 28, 2020. Find a full job description for this position here.


The Youth Tree Team and Maintenance Coordinator position will work closely with the Director of Community Forestry Maintenance to plan and execute the Spring, Summer, and Fall seasons of the Youth Tree Team as well as coordinating the pruning work and survivability tracking to be accomplished by either the Youth Tree Team or volunteers. This is a part-time position with the following maximum hourly guidelines in mind:

  • December – February: 10 hours per week
  • March – May: 20 hours per week
  • June – July: 40 hours per week
  • August – November: 20 hours per week

The duties of this position are outlined below with the thought that the Community Forestry staff often works as a larger team and other duties may be required, time permitting.

All applications must be submitted through our online portal by 5pm on February 26, 2020. Find a full job description here.


No internship positions are currently available.


The Youth Tree Team helps our city's trees grow! YTT is a seven-week summer job for high school students and college-age leaders who are interested in improving their community through tree care and gaining leadership experience. Work season runs June through July; extended spring and fall employment is possible. Download full job descriptions for both YTT Members and YTT Leaders.

2020 applications are OPEN! Apply at 



Applications for 2020 Urban Naturalist jobs are now closed. Please check back in late January 2021 for next season's applications. Learn more about the program here.


KIB helps people and nature thrive most effectively when we reflect the diversity of perspectives, voices, and abilities found throughout our city. The principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential to our work, from supporting biodiversity in nature to engaging communities. KIB is an equal opportunity employer that encourages applicants, including persons of color, people who are LGBTQIA+, veterans, people who are multilingual or multicultural, and individuals of various ages and abilities to help us create a team with a broad range of backgrounds and thinking.