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

Executive Director, Nisqually Land Trust

Closing Soon!  May 30, 2020
Location: Olympia, WA

Nisqually Land Trust seeks a highly skilled, collaborative, mission driven, Executive Director to lead their pursuit of innovative strategies, entrepreneurial programming and organizational excellence. They are looking for someone who cares deeply about water quality, fish and wildlife, and the quality of life of the people living within the Nisqually River Watershed. In addition, they want someone known for their ability to lead a talented team, engage a strong board, think strategically and holistically to drive tactics and projects to fruition. Finally, this position requires someone passionate about identifying sustainable ways that bring people and funding opportunities together to meet unified goals. See the full position announcement here.

Crew Leader - LatinX Crew, Northwest Youth Corps

Closing Soon! Program starts May 22, 2020
Locations
: Eugene, OR

Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) is a non-profit organization providing opportunities for youth and young adults to grow and experience success since 1984. Through partnering with agencies like the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management, NYC’s programs serve over 1,000 youth and young adults annually, operating in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and California.

Working primarily on Mount Hood National Forest, leaders maintain crew discipline, resolves conflicts, and establishes/maintains crew morale. Leaders provide formal and informal feedback to corps members with specific attention to work productivity and quality, teamwork, and leadership.  Field Staff and AmeriCorps participants will work up to 40 hours a week; most schedules will be Monday through Friday; however, schedules may vary. This is a paid AmericCorps position. See the full description and application instructions here.

Field Leader, Northwest Youth Corps Community

Closing Soon!
Locations
: various – Eugene, Springfield, Hebo and Portland

Northwest Youth Corps (NYC) is a non-profit organization providing opportunities for youth and young adults to grow and experience success since 1984. Through partnering with agencies like the U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service, and Bureau of Land Management, NYC’s programs serve over 1,000 youth and young adults annually, operating in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and California.

Crew leaders manage and supervise conservation crews of four young adults, ages 19 and up, over the course of a 9- week session. Field Staff and AmeriCorps participants will work up to 40 hours a week; most schedules will be Monday through Friday; however, schedules may vary. This is a paid AmericCorps position. See the full description and application instructions here.

Conservation Project Manager, Cowiche Canyon Conservancy

Deadline:  June 15, 2020 (priority)

The Cowiche Canyon Conservancy (CCC) is looking for a Conservation Project Manager  to develops and implements conservation strategies for CCC properties. The position works closely with the Land Steward, Stewardship Committee, Trails Committee, Lands Committee, and external partners. The Project Manager oversees land management and restoration activities, assists with fundraising for stewardship projects, and works with the Recreation and Education & Community Outreach (ECO) Programs to coordinate activities to connect the community to the land. See the full description and application instructions here.

Americorps Position - Volunteer Coordinator, Nisqually Land Trust

Rolling Deadline
Location: Olympia, WA

As the Nisqually Land Trust Volunteer Coordinator, the AmeriCorps member will engage South Puget Sound community members as volunteers in outreach, stewardship and habitat restoration activities that further the mission of the Land Trust. This 10½-month position begins in September or October 2020. It is offered through a partnership with the Washington Service Corps AmeriCorps Program and the AmeriCorps member will receive a stipend through Washington Service Corps.  Click here for the full description and information on how to apply.

Farm and Land Conservation Internship 2020, Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust

Rolling Deadline
Location: Vashon-Maury Island

The Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust currently seeks three seasonal interns to join their Stewardship crew from now through October 2020.  This is a paid internship that includes shared housing. This stewardship program teaches on-site preserve management, habitat restoration, trail maintenance/new trail construction and invasive species removal. Opportunities also include informal educational opportunities, Wilderness first aid training, native plant identification, restoration design and citizen science data collection. For more information, please read the full description and instructions to apply.

Veterans Conservation Corps Internship Program, Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust

Rolling Deadline
Location: Vashon-Maury Island

The Vashon-Maury Island Land Trust seeks an intern to assist with general Stewardship functions. This work include on-site maintenance and office work.  The VCC intern will work closely with the Stewardship team, volunteer crews, and summer crews, as well as independently to accomplish organizational goals. The internship will require 40 hours per week, and includes a stipend for living expenses.  For more information, please read the full description and instructions to apply.

Director of Operations and Finance, San Juan Preservation Trust

Open until filled
Location:  Friday Harbor, WA

The San Juan Preservation Trust (SJPT) is hiring for a Director of Operations and Finance who will oversee SJPT’s financial processes and reporting, adherence to the Land Trust Alliance Standards and Practices, internal policies and controls, and compliance with donation and grant requirements.  The ideal candidate  thrives in a small nonprofit office environment, possess a strong belief in land conservation, and demonstrate a passion for protecting the San Juan Islands.  Further, they must be able to reside on one of the four islands served by the Washington State Ferry system (San Juan, Orcas, Lopez, or Shaw). See the full description and application instructions here.

Conservation Director, San Juan Preservation Trust

Open until filled
Location
: Friday Harbor, WA

The San Juan Preservation Trust is seeking its next Conservation Director, who will work with the Executive Director and Board of Trustees to develop and implement the organization’s land conservation program. This individual collaborates with landowners, agency partners (such as the San Juan County Land Bank), and other nonprofit organizations to build and maintain a pipeline of high-quality land conservation projects in the San Juan Archipelago. See the full job description and application instructions here.

Senior Community Development Project Manager, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

Forterra is seeking a Senior Manager to join the team managing acquisition and development of Strong Community Fund (SCF) properties in partnership with and on behalf of local communities, primarily communities of color. This team pursues projects that make homeownership possible for communities at-risk of displacement; that create welcoming, rich and diverse community spaces; and that bring partners and investors together to make positive change happen. An essential duty for the Senior Manager will be to actively engage with communities of color in Pierce County and South King County for the purpose of creating a shared vision grounded in the opportunities and limitations of the specific project, and building momentum among stakeholders to come together in support of the project. See the full description and application instructions here.

Philanthropy Senior Coordinator, Forterra

Open until filled
Location:  Seattle, WA

Forterra is seeking a Philanthropy Specialist to join our team. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated and mission-driven professional who will enthusiastically bring efficiency, accuracy, accountability, and follow-through to support our team’s engagement of donors, guarantors, and investors. This position ensures that strategies and engagements are thoughtfully executed by recording cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship plans. See the full description and application instructions here.

Individual Giving Officer, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

Forterra is looking for an Individual Giving Officer (IGO) who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, and mission-driven professional whose primary responsibilities will be to grow and nurture a community of donors within a mid-level giving portfolio. See the full description and application instructions here.

Project Manager - Business Development, Forterra

Open until filled
Location
: Seattle

The Project Manager’s work at Forterra will focus on supporting the Business Development team and the broader Real Estate Transactions Department in their efforts to support community driven development projects that sustain and support Forterra’s mission. See the full description and application instructions here.