Full Time & Multiple Seasonal Positions Available
Friends of Nevada Wilderness is looking for a Programs Coordinator in our Southern Nevada office! We are looking for candidates that have a passion for the outdoors, enjoy working with people, have great communication skills and don’t mind getting a little dirty to steward our awesome wild areas. The Programs Coordinator will inspire interest, appreciation and stewardship of public lands across Nevada by engaging people at community events and at volunteer projects, and supports outdoor and environmental learning and service with Friends of Nevada Wilderness. This full-time (40 hour) position is based in our Las Vegas office.
Friends of Nevada Wilderness, in cooperation with Nevada Outdoor School and AmeriCorps, will be hiring two (2) seasonal Stewardship & Outreach Assistants which will inspire interest, appreciation, and stewardship of public lands across Nevada. The Assistants will primarily aid in planning stewardship projects involving the improvement and maintenance back country trails in the Spring Mountains NRA. Other projects may include habitat restoration, native vegetation planting, trash pickup and more. They will also help with outreach event planning, tabling, recruiting volunteers and sharing who Friends of Nevada Wilderness is.
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Friends of Nevada Wilderness is bringing on one AmeriCorps Program Associate. The Mt. Rose Program Associate will continue building on the Mt. Rose Volunteers program, which was started in 2016, generating volunteer interest, appreciation, and stewardship of Reno’s backyard wilderness area. This associate will coordinate volunteer projects in the Mt. Rose Wilderness, facilitate our monitoring program throughout the wilderness area, lead educational talks and hikes with volunteers, initiate the Doggie Ambassador program, and cultivate a core group of Mt. Rose Ambassadors who will support and promote the program into the future. They may also help with outreach event planning and coordination, communications and social media, and data entry. Application Deadline is April 12th, 4 pm.
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Disconnect from the digital world and spend your summer in a unique ecosystem rich in wildlife and scenic beauty. This AmeriCorps position will entail working directly on the ground to improve wildlife habitat by removing barbwire fence and unneeded, non-repairable developments within the Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge. A significant amount of time will be spent living and working in a remote location with limited communication capabilities (no phone or internet). Housing and food will be provided; some camping will be required. This is a seasonal position that begins in late May and ends in August 2017
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Friends of Nevada Wilderness, in cooperation with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, is recruiting four full-time (approximately 40 hours/week) Trail Crew Members to maintain trails in central and northeast Nevada. The Trail Crew Member will be required to work with other members; be responsible for the safety of fellow trail crew members, volunteers, and Forest visitors. The priority of this trail crew is to perform trail maintenance in central and northeast Nevada. This is a seasonal position that begins in late May 2017 and ends in September 2017.
Friends of Nevada Wilderness seeks volunteers to participate in our stewardship trips and Adopt-a-Wilderness program. If you would like to help protect Nevada's wild lands on an intermittent basis that matches your schedule, contact us at (775) 324-7667 or email us.