Positions Available

Full-Time Employment

None at this time. 

Seasonal Employment/AmeriCorps Opportunities

Friends of Nevada Wilderness Trail Crew Member (based out of the Reno/Sparks office): Spend your summer exploring Nevada’s vast and little-known Wilderness Areas while having the adventure of a lifetime. Your effort and commitment will make a difference for Wilderness trails and their users, and you will gain experience and training on what it takes to care for wild places and work with federal land management agencies. Deadline to apply: March 27, 2021.

Crosscut work in the High Schells Wilderness

Friends of Nevada Wilderness, in partnership with the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest, is recruiting 6 full-time (40 hours/week) Trail Crew Members to maintain trails in eastern and central Nevada. The Trail Crew Member will be required to work cooperatively with a diverse group of people to achieve meaningful work; and be responsible for the safety of fellow Trail Crew Members, volunteers, and Forest visitors. This is a seasonal position that begins in June and ends in September 2021.

For more information and application instructions, click HERE.



Conservation Program Associate (based out of the Reno/Sparks office)

Deadline to Apply: April 1st, 2021

Assist and lead a variety of conservation projects throughout Nevada, mostly in back-country settings, manage volunteers, participate in volunteer recruitment and outreach activities, learn all aspects of volunteer coordination, assist in educational presentations throughout the community and online, and provide photos and written content for Friends of Nevada Wilderness email, social media, and newsletters.

300 or 600 hr AmeriCorps Service Member

Location: Reno, Nevada
Position: Average 40 hours per week/300 or 600 hours total
Duration: Mid-May/early June 2021 – August 2021 (300 hr) or Mid-May/early June 2021 - October 2021 (600 hr)

For more information and application instructions, click HERE



Sheldon Restoration Crew Member 300-hour AmeriCorps Position

Deadline to apply: April 1st, 2021

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: 300 hour/40 hour/week for 10 weeks (3 available)
May 30-August 15, 2021

For more information and application instructions, click HERE.


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.  

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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