Staff Openings

Orient Land Trust is a great place to work! We have a dedicated and friendly staff who work year-round to promote the mission of the land trust, maintain this beautiful property and assist guests with their visit.


We are currently accepting applications for a ranch-garden helper at OLT's Everson Ranch. 

Responsibilities include:

Grass and weed removal, mowing lawns.
Building beds for planting
Irrigation of fields and in garden
Interact with guests and ranch/garden visitors
Feeding and care of ranch animals
Moving hay from hay storage to feeding areas.
Fence repair as required.
Assist with clearing fallen branches and trees from roadways and paths.

Recommended skills and experience:
Garden and ranch experience
Organization of tools and equipment
Basic carpentry skills
Employee, workplace and visitor safety
Open to learning new skills and knowledge
Flexibility and cooperative attitude
Excellent communication with others
Keenly observant

See full job description attached.

Mail application to OLT, attention Rosie, PO 65, Villa Grove CO 81155 or email: or drop by the Welcome Center at Valley View Hot Springs. Please do not call or reply via facebook!

 To apply: print and submit an application:

Orient Land Trust
PO Box 65
Villa Grove, CO 81155
Attn: Rosie

        Or email here.


Orient Land Trust is a nonprofit land trust
dedicated to the preservation of Valley View Hot Springs (VVHS) and its viewshed—
including natural and biologic resources, agricultural lands, wildlife habitat,
open space, and historic and geologic features of the northern San Luis Valley—
for the education and enjoyment of current and future generations.