Community Conservation Director – Ozaukee Washington Land Trust + River Revitalization Foundation

Ozaukee Washington Land Trust is seeking a passionate individual to serve as the Community Conservation Director. Beginning January 1, 2024, Ozaukee Washington Land Trust (OWLT) and River Revitalization Foundation (RRF) will be entering into a joint management agreement. Current RRF staff will join the OWLT personnel and together, they will hire additional team members to help shape their shared vision for protecting and stewarding shared natural resources. The Community Conservation Director will play a key role in this advancement.

The successful candidate will design, direct, and evaluate community coalitions, partnerships, and programs led by the land trust. This role is a core leader of the land trust and trusted with connecting people and communities to the land it stewards and restores. The ideal candidate will have an exceptional ability to identify and evaluate community conservation projects, ensure that funding opportunities for projects are pursued, and ensure that projects are completed with engagement by appropriate partners. The position will be stationed out of the River Revitalization Foundation office in Milwaukee and require frequent commuting to support community-building especially across Milwaukee, Ozaukee, and Washington Counties. Flexibility to work in a hybrid/virtual manner with frequency, subject to specific approval by Executive Director.

Read more about the position here.

Ozaukee Washington Land Trust is a non-profit environmental organization whose mission is to preserve the water resources, natural areas, and working lands of Ozaukee and Washington Counties. OWLT owns and actively manages over 35 nature preserves in Ozaukee and Washington counties. OWLT believes all people should have access to the outdoors, a sustainable future, and the opportunity to become a steward of our shared natural resources. For more information, please visit the Ozaukee Washington Land Trust website.

Please send a cover letter, resume, and the names of three references with current contact information to The hiring team will begin reviewing and interviewing candidates on a rolling basis as soon as January 17, 2024 with the intention of filling the position as soon as possible.

ORGANIZATIONS: Ozaukee Washington Land Trust + River Revitalization Foundation

APPLICATION DEADLINE: January 17, 2024, or until filled