Employment

Current Openings

Wilderness Trail Crew Member (full-time, seasonal)

Wilderness Trail Crew Members will maintain Wilderness trails on the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. This position will be based out of Reno, but most of the crew members' time will be spent camping and working in remote Wilderness areas. The position starts in June 2024 and ends in mid August or late September 2024 (Option to end in mid August for students). See the full job description and how to apply here.

 

Learn more about the FNW Trails Program here!


Partner Employment Opportunities

Employment with the BLM National Conservation Lands: Did you know the BLM's National Landscape Conservation System is headquartered in Reno, Nevada? Check out the USAJobs.com board for opportunities in Nevada with the BLM and other land management agencies!


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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About Us: Core Values

Friends of Nevada Wilderness is a statewide conservation non-profit founded in 1984. Friends’ mission is to protect all present and potential wilderness from ongoing threats, educate the public about the values of and need for wilderness, and improve the management and restoration of wild lands. We are knowledgeable, passionate, and joyful professionals who feel connected to the lands that we are dedicated to protecting. These are the core values that guide our work:

  • Credible: We understand that our long-term success is built through trusting relationships and integrity. We are reliable community leaders who are committed to accuracy, honesty, and follow through in all that we do.
  • Effective: We think outside the box to find areas of collaboration and compromise, and actively work towards reaching tangible, workable outcomes.
  • People-oriented: We wholeheartedly believe that the outdoors is for all and are devoted to fostering safe spaces where everyone can thrive and express their true selves. We prioritize benefits and policies which ensure that our board, staff, members, and volunteers are well cared for and feel valued. 
  • Resilient: We use story-telling, record-keeping, and retention of long-term staff and board to cultivate a thorough understanding of Wild Nevada’s rich history and future trajectory. Through this collective understanding, we have learned that setbacks are inevitable, and that our work is never done.


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