Manager of Educational Outreach Programs – Mississippi Valley Conservancy

Mississippi Valley Conservancy is seeking a Manager of Educational Outreach Programs for the oversight and implementation inclusive educational outreach programs and collaborating with partners to promote outdoor activities and conservation. Under the direction of the Executive Director, this role works closely with staff in all departments to develop, support, and offer engaging outdoor experiences, elevate communications, increase awareness of the community, and help advance conservation throughout the Driftless Area. The Program Manager will work with a range of partners to manage and expand the outreach and environmental education program and take the lead on programmatic fundraising through sponsorships and grant writing with support from the Development Associate and Executive Director.

This is a part-time, non-exempt position, working 20 hours per week. With the right candidate this position is expected to grow into a full-time outreach and communication position in the next 1.5 to 2 years.

Mississippi Valley Conservancy’s mission is to conserve native habitats and farmlands in the Driftless Area for the health and well-being of current and future generations. The Conservancy works with landowners who choose to permanently protect their land through conservation easements, bequests, and land donations. Mississippi Valley Conservancy is a nationally accredited, 501c3 non-profit working in the Wisconsin counties of Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Trempealeau, and Vernon. The Conservancy has protected over 25,000 acres, including over 5,000 acres of nature preserves open to the public. For more information please visit Mississippi Valley Conservancy’s website.

Please submit a qualified resume and brief (one page) cover letter, where/how you first found out about this position in one PDF to Carol Abrahamzon, Executive Director at by October 16, 2023. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled.

ORGANIZATION: Mississippi Valley Conservancy

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 16, 2023, or until filled.