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600 E. Memory LaneSanta Ana, CA 92705
Back to Natives Restoration "Saving Habitat One Person at a Time"


Back to Natives is seeking quality individuals to serve as Interns. Available internships include Horticultural Intern(Nursery Assistant), Landscape Design Intern, Habitat Restoration Intern, Communications Intern and Administrative Assistant Intern. Interested? Fill out and return the Employment Application.

Why do an Internship: Internships are very beneficial when searching for employment, or seeking entrance to college or graduate school. Internships are highly rewarding, work force training opportunities, which provide real world skills pertinent to many future positions and educational fields.

Why complete an Internship with Back to Natives? BTN Internship opportunities include a graduated level of training and experience within habitat restoration, native plant propagation, landscape design/installation/maintenance, and/or general nonprofit/organizational management and administration.

What sort of commitment does it take? Internships are available in 50 hour increments with a minimum of 8 hours required per week. Schedules will be set at the beginning of candidates’ internship cycle with a signed Intern Agreement. After a candidate has successfully completed 100 hours as Intern I they are qualified to apply for Intern II.

Are your internships paid? Not at this time. An Internship with Back to Natives Restoration is not a prerequisite to apply for employment, however it is highly recommended.

How do I apply? Applicants are required to submit a completed BTN Employment Application and Resume. BTN highly recommends that applicants attend at least one volunteer event before applying, so that applicants may have more of an understanding of what BTN does.

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  • Administrative Support
  • Environmental Science
  • Habitat Restoration
  • Gardening
  • Botany
  • Horticulture

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 100 hours or more.
  • Availability during volunteer events, and/or hours of operation of the BTN Nursery

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