Find opportunities for careers with the Washington Association of Land Trusts and with our member land trusts here. 

Development Manager, SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve

Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled
Location: Renton, WA
Status: Part-time

The Development Manager will be responsible for raising funds to support SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve’s land acquisition efforts,
operations, and programs. This includes grant writing and research, content creation for SHADOW’s website and newsletter, running an annual campaign, and planning an annual fundraising event. The ideal candidate is a creative problem-solver, has high emotional intelligence, a passion for environmental conservation, and works well in a fast-paced environment.

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Restoration and Education Manager, SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve

Deadline: Applications accepted until position is filled
Location: Renton, WA
Status: Part-time

The Education & Restoration Manager will be responsible for oversight of the Education and Restoration Programs at SHADOW Lake Nature Preserve. This includes leading groups of SHADOW volunteers in the field, guiding outdoor education programs, coordinating with local teachers and school districts, and some high-level planning of restoration activities. The ideal candidate is driven and self-sufficient, with high emotional intelligence and a passion for environmental conservation.

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Director of Philanthropy, Chelan-Douglas Land Trust

Deadline: Jan 1, 2019
Location: Wenatchee, WA
Status: Full-time

The Chelan-Douglas Land Trust (CDLT) seeks a Director of Philanthropy to help lead a growing and successful land conservation organization in North Central Washington. The CDLT has a solid record of community engagement, land protection, excellent stewardship, and providing public access to natural lands. An enthusiastic and committed board and membership of over 2,000 households support the CDLT with time, money, ideas, and community connections. The Director of Philanthropy will play a leadership role and oversees all aspects of fundraising for annual operations, special programs, and long-term financial security.

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Events and Outreach Associate, Great Peninsula Conservancy

Deadline: Open until filled
Location: Bremerton, WA
Status: Full-time, non-exempt

The Events & Outreach Associate is a member of Great Peninsula Conservancy’s development team and is responsible for coordinating events, maintaining the website and blog, and implementing communications via social media. She/he is an enthusiastic conservationist who inspires people to be part of a community that cares for the land. The Events & Outreach Associate is responsible for achieving the events and outreach program’s financial and outreach goals, which include engaging diverse communities in saving land for people and wildlife

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Conservation and Stewardship Director, Pacific Forest Trust

Deadline: Applications accepted until filled
Location: San Francisco, CA
Status: Full-time

Pacific Forest Trust seeks a detail-oriented, collaborative, and experienced leader to manage the acquisition of new conservation easements and the stewardship of those already in PFT’s portfolio and build on our 25 years of success. PFT’s projects are often large-scale and sophisticated and involve collaboration with public and private partners. The Conservation and Stewardship Director will lead and facilitate these conservation easement projects from inception to closing; and oversee their perpetual stewardship by PFT.

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Stewardship Associate, Pacific Forest Trust

Deadline: Applications accepted until filled
Location: San Francisco, CA
Status: Full-time

Pacific Forest Trust (PFT) is seeking a natural resources scientist/manager to monitor its working forest conservation easements in California and Oregon. This position is responsible for the stewardship of PFT’s Conservation Easements (CEs) interests under the supervision of senior staff. Consistent with PFT policies and procedures, and best practices promulgated by the Land Trust Accreditation Commission, the Stewardship Associate will monitor PFT’s eased forest properties consistent with approved monitoring plans, review management plans and timber harvest plans for conservation easement properties, undertake monitoring using both field and remote sensing, contribute to the management and implementation of property information systems, contribute to property baseline development, develop monitoring plans for new acquisitions, and perform other related CE monitoring and management tasks. In addition, this position provides opportunities to contribute to planning of habitat enhancement and forest resilience projects on our landowners’ properties.

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