Land Trust Jobs

When we hear of a job opportunity related to Wisconsin conservation, we post it. If nothing appears below, then we know of no current openings. Sorry.  To submit a job announcement, or if you are a student looking for an internship opportunity with Gathering Waters, email info@gatheringwaters.org. Photo courtesy of Jessica Bolwahn.

Outreach Coordinator

Application Deadline: May 16, 2016
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The Nature Conservancy seeks an Outreach Coordinator to develop and/or support all Wisconsin volunteer, internship, and fellowship programs along with other Chapter activities that engage people in The Nature Conservancy.

The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for connecting people with nature and accomplishing Wisconsin’s strategic plan through coordinating volunteers, internships, fellowships and other people in relevant program areas. S/he initiates and/or assists in coordinating activities and special events run by staff and volunteers, including member field trips, preserve work parties, corporate and board engagement activities. S/he coordinates all aspects of the volunteer, internship and fellowship programs, including recruitment, orientation, training, recognition, risk management, budgeting and program evaluation and improvement. S/he will coordinate projects with staff and leadership volunteers and maintain a volunteer database. S/he will work with colleagues to ensure continuity and quality of all volunteer, internship, and fellowship programs. The Coordinator serves as a point person for volunteers, interns, and fellows, and works cooperatively with Conservancy staff and members, as well as partner organizations, agencies and businesses.

» Visit The Nature Conservancy's website for more information


Communications and Development Associate

Application Deadline: May 3, 2016
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Driftless Area Land Conservancy (DALC) is a regional, nonprofit conservation organization, seeking a Communications and Development Associate. The Communications and Development Associate will help develop and implement communications, marketing and membership growth strategies with the goal of inspiring and engaging a growing constituency for conservation. The ideal candidate is a skilled nonprofit communicator who can develop materials, capture and effectively communicate stories and foster donor and community loyalty. This full-time position reports to the Executive Director.

» Visit Driftless Area Land Conservancy's website for more information


Outreach & Development Intern

Application Deadline: May 8, 2016
Start Date: Summer 2016

Gathering Waters: Wisconsin’s Alliance for Land Trusts is a non-profit conservation organization located in Madison, seeking a 10-15 hour/week Outreach & Development Intern. There is a possibility of increased hours, up to 20 hours/week. The training timeline and start date are flexible, though we’re hoping to have someone start during summer 2016 and be able to stay for at least one year.

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Geneva Lake Conservancy Executive Director

Application Deadline: Until filled
Start Date: Summer, 2016

The Geneva Lake Conservancy (GLC) seeks an Executive Director to be its leader, organizational spokesperson, and primary fundraiser. The Executive Director is responsible for ensuring the land trust builds and implements programs that advance its mission, secures the resources it needs to succeed, and uses its resources efficiently and effectively. The Executive Director works closely with the Board of Directors to develop priorities and strategic goals; directs, motivates and focuses the staff to achieve the organization’s goals; and engages with the community to build support for the organization.

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North Central Conservancy Trust Executive Director

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin on March 23rd, 2016 and continue until the position has been filled.
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North Central Conservancy Trust (NCCT), a non-profit organization, seeks a dynamic leader to serve as Executive Director to support our mission to protect the worthy, scenic, working lands and environmental resources for the benefit of the people of Central Wisconsin. NCCT works with landowners to develop easements that protect and preserve the conservation values of their properties. To date NCCT has partnered with more than 40 landowners to protect over 3000 acres across their eight county service area.

» Visit North Central Conservancy Trust's website for more information

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