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Part-time Coordinator - Colorado Conservation Exchange
The Colorado Conservation Exchange is a watershed investment fund that will accelerate investment in watershed health and wildfire risk reduction, initially in the Poudre and Big Thompson watersheds. We are hiring a part-time Coordinator to assist in all aspects of the Exchange, with an emphasis on communications and writing (marketing materials, social media, grant reports, etc.). 
Please submit a cover letter, resume, examples of writing and the names of three references to Heather Schinkel heather.schinkel@colostate.edu, Director, Colorado Conservation Exchange


National Director - Trees Water People
The Tribal Renewable Energy Program is the main domestic effort of the nonprofit organization, Trees, Water & People (TWP). TWP jointly manages the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center (RCREC), on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, with our primary program partner Lakota Solar Enterprises (LSE). 
The National Director provides overall planning, leadership, and management of TWP’s Tribal Renewable Energy Program. They are a key fundraiser for the program, and manage National Program staff, interns and volunteers to ensure that the program meets its objectives. They closely monitor, evaluate, and report on program activities and control program expenditures in accordance with the program budget. They will also be expected to develop and manage new programs in the United States, with a focus on partnership building, trust, and a community-based development philosophy. 
Communications Director - Western Landowners Alliance, deadline May 31st

Western Landowners Alliance seeks an energetic and effective communications director to advance external relations for our rapidly growing West-wide non-profit organization. This position will report to the executive director. Preferred location is Santa Fe, New Mexico, though alternative arrangements may be considered. Travel and occasional evening and weekend work is required. The communications director will manage and produce external communications for the organization, including strategic communications planning, media relations, social media, website, newsletters, advertising and publications. The communications director will report to the executive director and work directly with communications consultants and members of the staff.

To view the full job description and apply, click here.




Rivers Trails and Conservation Assistance - National Park Service

When a community asks for assistance with a project through the application, National Park Service staff provide free, on-location facilitation and planning expertise. We draw from project experiences across the country and adapt best practices to a community's specific needs.

NPS staff help:

  • Define project vision and goals
  • Inventory and map community resources
  • Identify and analyze key issues and opportunities
  • Engage collaborative partners and stakeholders
  • Design community outreach and participation strategies
  • Develop concept plans for trails, parks, and natural areas
  • Set priorities and build consensus
  • Identify funding sources
  • Develop a sustainable organizational framework to support the project

Interested? Apply Today. In order to obtain National Park Service assistance for your community project, please visit the application page for more information.

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