Positions Available


Seasonal Employment/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Sheldon Restoration Crew Leader or Assistant Leader

Deadline to apply: ASAP

Disconnect from the digital world and spend your summer in nature! This once-in-a-lifetime experience will entail working directly on the ground to improve wildlife habitat by removing barbwire fence and unneeded, non-repairable developments within the spectacular Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge. A significant amount of time will be spent living and working in a remote location with limited communication capabilities. As a bonus, housing and food will be provided; however, some camping will be required.

Location: Sheldon National Wildlife Refuge, Nevada
Position: Leader or Assistant Leader
No Later Than July 1-August 23, 2021

For more information and application instructions, click HERE.

Find out what summers on the Sheldon are like in "Finding Refuge."


Partner Employment Opportunities

Ventana Wilderness Alliance is seeking an experienced forward-facing public land conservation leader to serve as its Executive Director. For the full job description and more information, click here.



Working collaboratively with National Park Service at Lake Mead National Recreation Area (LAKE), the Outdoor Leadership Academy (OLA) is recruiting an Interpretation Technician to assist with the development and completion of resource interpretation and education programs and projects, including a wide range of formal and informal public and education programs and projects. For the full job description and more information, click here.  


The US Fish & Wildlife Service is recruiting applicants for the Ash Meadows Visitor Services Specialist position. The position will coordinate the day-to-day operation of the Ash Meadows visitor center and lead its visitor services' volunteer program. This is a great position for someone who wants to build their skills in coordinating volunteers and visitor center management. Position will also take on other visitor services projects as time allows. These may include coordinating special events, conducting outreach, developing and presenting interpretive and environmental education programs, completing exhibit and brochure projects, and more. Position is through the Great Basin Institute. Applicants can find more information on their site.


This position will support, develop, and implement environmental education programs in coordination with federal land management partners at various sites in southern Nevada. Programs are tailored for the public, of all ages and backgrounds. Programs happen in person, on sites where the Conservancy has a presence which currently include Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and the Spring Mountains National Recreation Area and also at various outreach events throughout the year. Programs also occur digitally, using social media platforms to extend reach into the community that may not be able to visit on site.  See the employment announcement here.

Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access

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. Read Friends' full IDEA Statement HERE.


Employer of National Service

We support service to community, with national and international impact, and the ability to make a difference. As an Employer of National Service, we encourage former AmeriCorps and Peace Corps service volunteers to apply with us.


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