Join the Trees Forever Team!

Trees Forever is a nonprofit charitable organization headquartered in Marion, Iowa with an additional office in Des Moines, Iowa and remote field staff working across both Iowa and Illinois. Our mission is to plant and care for trees and the environment by empowering people, building community, and promoting stewardship. Join our team and help people sustain the places where they live, work, and play by planting and caring for trees and natural areas!

Cedar Rapids Area Seasonal Laborer

The Seasonal Laborer is responsible for performing activities related to ReLeaf Cedar Rapids with Trees Forever. The primary work of this position involves the care of city owned trees located in rights-of-way. Work consists of watering trees in rights-of-ways and tracking tree health and maintenance needs.

Trees Forever and Iowa DNR Disaster Recovery Coordinator

Trees Forever and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (DNR) have partnered to hire a full-time Community Disaster Recovery Technician. The two organizations share the goal to grow healthy, thriving trees and forests while responding to communities most impacted by the August 2020 derecho storm and emerald ash borer. This position will take an active role in developing partnerships, reaching out to communities impacted by the storm, providing education, and overall helping communities recover their tree canopy. Funding for this position is currently secured for one year, with potential for extension.

Green Iowa AmeriCorps positions with Trees Forever

Know someone interested in working to help the environment? Opportunities are available for six-month and three-month summer Green Iowa AmeriCorps members to serve at our Trees Forever site in Des Moines or Cedar Rapids! Learn more and apply online at the Green Iowa AmeriCorps site here.

Trees Forever Benefits Package

Retirement Plan Match to 4% of salary (immediate eligibility)

Access to Medical and Dental Coverage-individual and family plans

Life, AD&D Coverage

11 Paid Holidays, 18 days PTO accumulation for first year and up to 30 days by year five.

Qualified candidates should submit cover letter, resume, and references to

Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Trees Forever, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. We reserve the right to conduct background checks and drug screenings.