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Are you passionate about St. Louis?

Do you want to see St. Louis seamlessly connected for people to comfortably walk, bike and use transit every day?  Do our Core Values resonate with you? If this sounds like you Trailnet may be the perfect place for you to thrive.

Job Openings

Trailnet is seeking a Development Director

PLEASE NOTE: The recruitment process for this position is delayed indefinitely due to COVID 19

The Development Director conceives and implements a comprehensive fundraising strategy.

The Development Director supervises the membership coordinator and manages consultant relationships, and oversees corporate, foundation, major gifts, annual giving, special events, and all associated activities. Supervised by the Chief Executive Officer, the Development Director works closely with Trailnet’s Board of Directors.

A successful candidate will be self-motivated, team-centric, strategic, charismatic, detail-oriented, and highly organized; and will possess the ability to solicit financial gifts of all levels. Excellent communication, interpersonal, analytical, and research skills are essential. Familiarity with the St. Louis civic community is a plus.

Click here for more information on the position and how to apply.

Spring/Summer 2020 Internships

Each year Trailnet takes interns from a variety of cross-sector education fields including: Social Work, Planning, Public Health, Nutrition, Communications, Law, and Architecture. Below are some of the internships we offer.

Planning Intern

Help us plan and implement safer streets that will support an abundance of walking and biking opportunities in our region. Coordinate and plan strategic ongoing public engagement in North St. Louis City and County to help identify priorities for a more just transportation system. Develop proposals to create a safe network for walking and biking. The intern with a strong interest in community/sustainable development and equitable transportation systems will thrive in this position. The intern will be expected to maintain professionalism when working with elected officials, city staff, the public, and decision-makers on projects. This unpaid internship will vary in hours from 10-15 per week and includes some evenings and weekends.  Contact trailnet@trailnet.org

Policy & Advocacy Intern

Assist staff with the development and maintenance of a neighborhood advocacy program that focuses on educating residents on the built environment and the policy process while uplifting them to be advocates. Trailnet focuses on removing policy barriers to constructing a livable community and helps communities establish policies that lay the foundation for a healthy and thriving community, such as Complete Streets. Work with Trailnet staff to implement a Calm Streets project. Work includes some evenings and weekends. To learn more about our advocacy efforts click here. Contact advocacy@trailnet.org.

General Internships

Education and Encouragement  Intern
Assist with coordinating efforts to promote and implement our bike to work challenges, support National Bike Month, support community rides, conduct the National Bike/Walk Counts, and help more people walk, bike, and take transit to work. This internship draws upon your skills in building partnerships to promote active living, collecting data, bike commuting skills, and creativity in reaching new audiences. To learn more about our Education and Encouragement activities click here.

Nonprofit Administration and Grant Writing Intern
Assist leadership team in the development of grant proposals and nonprofit management. Assist in incorporating an equity lens on program development and human resource policies. To learn more about Trailnet click here.

For more information about working at Trailnet, contact Cindy Mense cindy@trailnet.org with a statement of interest.