Employment

Positions Available

Part-Time Employment:

Position Title: Administrative Technician
Location: Northern Nevada office
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Schedule: Flexible 15-25 hours per week with occasional evening or weekend work for special events (4-6 times annually)

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Full-Time Employment:

Position Title: Director of Development
Location: Northern Nevada office strongly preferred
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Schedule: Flexible 25-40 hours per week with some evening and weekend work

This position will entail implementing and managing a comprehensive development program focused on growing a base of foundation, corporate and individual support, including overseeing a growing membership program. The Director will also be responsible for managing an on-line giving program that includes web presence and solicitations. This position may be structured as a traditional employee or an independent contractor.

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Seasonal Employment:

Position Title: Trail Crew Member
Location:  Lands managed by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Application Deadline: March 27, 2020
Position Term: June – September 2020

Spend your summer exploring Nevada’s vast and little known Wilderness while having an adventure of a lifetime. Your effort and commitment will make a difference for Wilderness trails and their users.

Position Summary: Friends of Nevada Wilderness (FNW) in partnership with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, is recruiting eight 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 cooperatively with other trail crew 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 mid-June and ends in late September 2020.

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Position Title: Trail Crew Leader 
Location:  Lands managed by the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest
Application Deadline: March 27, 2020
Position Term: June – September 2020

Spend your summer exploring Nevada’s vast and little known Wilderness while having an adventure of a lifetime. Your effort and commitment will make a difference for Wilderness trails and their users.

Position Summary: Friends of Nevada Wilderness (FNW) in partnership with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, is recruiting a full-time (40 hours/week) Trail Crew Leader to maintain trails in eastern and central Nevada The Trail Crew Leader will be required to supervise up five crew members; be responsible for the safety of trail crew members, volunteers, and Forest visitors; additionally, the Leader will be responsible for pre-trip logistics and post-trip record-keeping. This is a seasonal position that begins in June and ends in September 2020.

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Position Title: Conservation Program Assistant 300 Hour Americorps Member
Location:  Northern and Central Nevada
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Position Term: June – Mid August 2020

Work directly with Friends of Nevada Wilderness staff and volunteers on-the-ground to inspire interest, appreciation, and stewardship of public lands throughout Nevada.

Position Summary: Assist and lead a variety of conservation projects throughout Nevada, mostly in back-country settings, manage volunteers, participate in volunteer recruitment activities such as tabling at community events, give presentations to community events, clubs and organizations, prepare and distribute press releases and media packages, learn all aspects of volunteer coordination, and provide photos and written content for Friends of Nevada Wilderness email and newsletters. This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to start a career in conservation or related fields.

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Position Title: Conservation Program Assistant 600 Hour Americorps Member
Location:  Northern and Central Nevada
Application Deadline: April 15, 2020
Position Term: June – November 2020

Work directly with Friends of Nevada Wilderness staff and volunteers on-the-ground to inspire interest, appreciation, and stewardship of public lands throughout Nevada.

Position Summary: Assist and lead a variety of conservation projects throughout Nevada, mostly in back-country settings, manage volunteers, participate in volunteer recruitment activities such as tabling at community events, give presentations to community events, clubs and organizations, prepare and distribute press releases and media packages, learn all aspects of volunteer coordination, and provide photos and written content for Friends of Nevada Wilderness email and newsletters. This is a fantastic opportunity for those looking to start a career in conservation or related fields.

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Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Friends of Nevada Wilderness is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to being a place where a diverse mix of talented people want to come, to stay, and to do their best work. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


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