Employment

Multiple Seasonal Positions Available

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2017 Stewardship Associate

Friends of Nevada wilderness, in cooperation with Nevada Outdoor School and AmeriCorps, will be hiring two (2) seasonal Stewardship Associates. The Associates will inspire interest, appreciation, and stewardship of public lands across Nevada. The Associates will assist in planning stewardship projects including, but not limited to, improving and maintaining back country trails, treating areas for noxious weeds, removing old fence, fire restoration projects, and improving riparian habitats. They may also help with outreach event planning and coordination, communications and media, and data entry. 

To Apply:  Click here AND send a Cover letter and Resume to employment@nevadawilderness.org.

2017 Mt. Rose Ambassador

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.

To Apply: Send a Cover Letter and Resume to employment@nevadawilderness.org

2017 Sheldon Restoration Assistant Crew Leader

Friends of Nevada Wilderness (FNW) in cooperation with the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS), is recruiting a full-time (40 hours/week) Sheldon Refuge Assistant Crew Leader to complete activities on the Sheldon landscape, including the removal or old barbwire fence, the removal of old range developments including windmills and water troughs, and monitor natural springs in the area, and construct new fence. The Sheldon Assistant Leader will supervise three crew members serving with the AmeriCorps program; be responsible for the safety of crew members, volunteers, and Refuge visitors.

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to employment@nevadawilderness.org. You must also apply through the AmeriCorps website.

2017 Sheldon Restoration Crew Member

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

To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and references to employment@nevadawilderness.org. You must also apply through the AmeriCorps website.

2017 Trail Crew Member

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.

Click here for more information and how to apply.


 

Volunteer Opportunities

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.

 

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