Executive Director, Whatcom Land Trust

Whatcom Land Trust’s mission is to preserve and protect wildlife habitat, scenic, agricultural and open space lands in Whatcom County for future generations by securing interests in land and promoting land stewardship.

They seek a visionary Executive Director to lead the organization into its next chapter of growth and impact. The ideal candidate will bring a deep commitment to conservation, proven nonprofit leadership experience, and a track record of success in developing organizational strategy, inspiring teams, and building strong relationships with stakeholders.

As the Trust’s leader, the Executive Director will drive strategic initiatives to expand land protection and stewardship efforts, increase community engagement and fundraising, and ensure the organization’s long-term resilience and effectiveness. They will foster a collaborative culture and work closely with the dedicated staff and board to advance the mission of protecting and stewarding Whatcom County’s vital lands.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced conservation leader to make a lasting impact on Whatcom County’s natural heritage. If you are passionate about conservation and ready to guide a dynamic organization to new heights, we encourage you to apply.

Applications submitted by July 11, 2024 will be given full consideration.  Applications will be reviewed as soon as they are received; phone and in-person interviewing is anticipated to begin in mid-to-late July. Early applications are strongly encouraged.

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Education Coordinator, Jefferson Land Trust

Jefferson Land Trust is seeking a full-time Education Coordinator to plan and deliver in-classroom and nature-based education that is aligned with state science standards in grades 1st – 12th and supports our adult education programming. This position is primarily based out of our office at 1033 Lawrence Street, Port Townsend, WA, with required travel throughout East Jefferson County; partial
telecommuting is an option. Learn more and apply here!

Field Assistant, Jefferson Land Trust

Jefferson Land Trust is hiring a full-time Field Assistant that will support the short- and long-term stewardship responsibilities of Jefferson Land Trust by implementing field-based activities, from restoration project maintenance, habitat disruptive weed removal, trail maintenance, and more!

This work will support the desired future conditions of our protected properties. This position is based out of our Port Townsend office, with required travel throughout East Jefferson County (work vehicle available). Click here for the full job description and how to apply.

Conservation Easement Program Liaison, Skagit Conservation District

The Conservation Easement Programs Liaison assists NRCS, the State Conservation Commission (SCC), land trust organizations/program applicants, and Conservation Districts with successfully implementing the ACEP and RCPP programs offered by NRCS; where feasible, matching federal, state and local conservation easement programs. Funding for this position is currently provided by USDA NRCS and SCC for the period of approximately 24-months with options to extend funding for an additional three years; funding is subject federal or state availability of funds.

This position directly reports to the Skagit Conservation District Manager but due to the statewide nature of the work will generally be self-directed in day-to-day coordination with NRCS, SCC, the Washington Association of Land Trusts (WALT), and land trust/program applicant partners requesting assistance. The position has the option to be fully remote or hybrid at the Skagit CD (or other host CD).

Learn more and apply here!

AmeriCorps Habitat Enhancement Member Jefferson Land Trust

Jefferson Land Trust is recruiting for one habitat enhancement AmeriCorps national service position. During a full-time, 10.5-month engagement, beginning in September 2024, this crew member will play an important role in the long-term conservation mission of Jefferson Land Trust by supporting the stewardship of lands in our care. Habitat restoration tasks will include removal of habitat disruptive weeds; creation of downed logs, standing snags, and habitat piles; restoration planting, and more. Public outreach tasks will include leading public education programs, developing materials for youth education programs, and representing Jefferson Land Trust at community events. For the full position posting and link to apply through the AmeriCorps website, please click here.

Communications Coordinator, Bainbridge Island Land Trust

Based on Bainbridge Island, this full-time position provides an opportunity for a detail-oriented and self-starting individual to serve an essential role within the Bainbridge Island Land Trust. The Communications Coordinator will be a critical team member in effectively conveying stories and messages while inspiring a connection to the Land Trust’s mission. The successful applicant will be personable, highly organized, and a dynamic storyteller—with excellent communication and writing skills and the ability to manage multiple projects to meet firm deadlines.

Learn more about the position here!

 

CEO, Washington's National Park Fund

Washington’s National Park Fund’s mission is to raise funds to preserve and enhance the natural beauty, cultural heritage, and recreational opportunities of Mount Rainier, North Cascades, and Olympic National Parks so that they remain vibrant, thriving ecosystems and cherished destinations for future generations. We have significantly expanded its contribution to Washington’s three national parks over the years, providing more than $7.5 million in total support over the last decade including a record $1.5 million last year alone. We are seeking a CEO to lead WNPF into this next phase of growth, achieve our $20 million fundraising campaign goal, and continue to build our strong staff team as we execute on our mission and grow our impact in the parks we serve. Learn more here!  

Major Gifts Manager, Great Peninsula Conservancy

Great Peninsula Conservancy is seeking a dynamic and results-driven Major Gifts Manager to join our Development team. The Major Gifts Manager will play a pivotal role in securing philanthropic support from individual donors, foundations, and corporations capable of making large ($25k+) financial contributions to advance our conservation efforts. This position offers a unique opportunity to engage with passionate supporters, build meaningful relationships, and drive impactful fundraising initiatives to support our mission. We are looking for an enthusiastic conservationist who inspires people to be part of a community that cares for the land. While a hybrid work model is anticipated, candidates must live within GPC’s working area of west Puget Sound, Washington. Some travel, weekend, and evening work will be required. Learn more and apply here!

Senior Philanthropy Associate, San Juan Preservation Trust

Come help us connect our supporters to furthering the San Juan Preservation Trust’s mission as our new Senior Philanthropy Associate. The position reports to the Director of Philanthropy and is a critical member of the San Juan Preservation Trust’s fund development team. Through direct mail, personal outreach, grant writing, and events, the position is integral to expanding our base of support, feeding the major gift pipeline, and securing legacy gifts. This position can work from the San Juan Islands of Washington or from the Seattle/Bellevue area. See the position description and learn more here!

Development Director, Blue Mountain Land Trust

Blue Mountain Land Trust (BMLT) is searching for a development director to strategize, plan, organize, and lead BMLT’s fundraising efforts across a range of initiatives.

We are looking for an experienced development director who can lead and grow BMLT’s fundraising efforts to support its conservation, stewardship, and community engagement programs with integrity, collaboration, creativity, and enthusiasm. The development director is responsible for developing and executing a strategic long-term development plan to advance BMLT’s institutional goals, including annual giving, major gifts, foundation grants, corporate support, special events, and building community relationships. The development director works closely with the executive director, marketing and communications director, other staff, and board of directors on donor engagement, monthly and planned giving programs, grant strategy, annual campaign, and 25th-anniversary fundraising events.

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GIS and IT Specialist, Inland Northwest Land Conservancy

The Inland Northwest Land Conservancy (INLC) is seeking a highly motivated, organized individual to lead our geographic information systems and information technology work as we build our team and take our organization to new levels of regional conservation success. This is a unique opportunity to join a growing team of conservation professionals to help accelerate conservation outcomes in the Inland Northwest. Our work is engaging, meaningful, challenging, and dynamic. The GIS and IT Specialist will join our fun team of collaborative, hard-working conservation professionals, volunteers, board members, and loyal supporters.

Learn more and apply here!

Philanthropy Associate, San Juan Preservation Trust

The San Juan Preservation Trust (SJPT) is seeking a Philanthropy Associate to join our organization. The position reports to the Director of Philanthropy and is a critical member of the San Juan Preservation Trust’s fund development team. Through direct mail, personal outreach, grant writing, and events, the position is integral to expanding our base of support, feeding the major gift pipeline, and securing legacy gifts. This is a great opportunity to join our growing staff team and help connect our supporters to furthering the Preservation Trust’s mission.

Learn more about the opportunity here!