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Careers with our Affiliates


The National Wildlife Federation's state and territorial affiliates form the backbone of the Federation. Our 52 affiliate partners are leaders on state and local conservation efforts, employing dedicated conservationists who are making real strides in protecting our natural resources. Explore the opportunities below to work for an affiliate organization and join the Federation family.

Arizona Wildlife Federation

Communications Manager

Phoenix or Tucson, Arizona

The Arizona Wildlife Federation (AWF) Communications Manager will manage all aspects of AWF communications. They will collaborate with AWF staff and partners to understand and develop messaging relevant to our advocacy goals and programs, ensure that communications activities are coordinated, and educate targeted audiences about issues and programs. The Communications Manager will engage the public, journalists, stakeholders, and our partners and supporters through media and traditional outreach, and will manage digital communications including social media and websites.

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Association of Northwest Steelheaders

Executive Director


The Association of Northwest Steelheaders (ANWS) seeks an Executive Director. Working closely with the Board of Directors, the Executive Director will take ANWS to the next level of professionalism by managing and improving this well-respected non-profit organization focused on fisheries, healthy fish habitat and sports angler advocacy.

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Delaware Nature Society

Director of Advocacy

Ashland Nature Center, Hockessin, Delaware

The Director of Advocacy is a strategic leadership position that leads Delaware Nature Society's advocacy efforts in support of conservation priorities. The Director of Advocacy directs the development, implementation, and evaluation of Delaware Nature Society’s environmental advocacy efforts in collaboration with the Conservation experts, policy makers, key stakeholders, and Advocacy Committee. This includes establishing and maintaining effective relationships with elected and appointed officials, local and regional reporters and other news media, industry, local/national environmental groups, and other collaborating organizations, in a collaborative effort to advocate and promote the protection and improvement our environment.

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Michigan United Conservation Clubs

Michigan Youth Out of Doors Camp Multiple Positions

Cedar Lake Outdoor Center, Chelsea, Michigan

Join the staff of the Michigan Youth Out of Doors Camp, a six week summer camp at the Cedar Lake Outdoor Center. This camp has an emphasis on engaging youth in the outdoors and connecting them to the environment, with a curriculum that teaches outdoor skills such as conservation and environmental sciences, target shooting, hunter safety, backpacking, wilderness survival, forest management, watercraft safety, and much more.

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Natural Resources Council of Maine

Communications Intern

Augusta, Maine

The Communications and Public Affairs Department of the Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) is seeking a Communications Intern for the summer of 2022, in support of NRCM’s mission to protect and conserve Maine’s environment. This is a paid, part-time (24 hours/week) position that will focus primarily on writing for NRCM publications and website, possibly assisting with social media. The intern will also assist with member communications (emails and phone calls) related to specific communications projects.

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Nevada Wildlife Federation

Climate & Energy Campaign Organizer (Consultant)


The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Nevada Wildlife Federation are seeking a Climate & Energy Campaign Organizer to build and expand conservation power across Nevada in partnership with NWF’s state affiliate, Nevada Wildlife Federation (NvWF), to advance NWF’s climate and energy priorities and win lasting victories for communities and wildlife nationwide.

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New Jersey Audubon

Development Operations Assistant

Bernardsville, New Jersey

The Development Operations Assistant works in close coordination with and is accountable to the Development Operations Manager to assist with the routine operations of development department office. They will be responsible for data entry and processing of philanthropic gifts. They will prepare and send donor and member communications. Additionally, they will assist the department with general administrative support and play a critical role in assisting New Jersey Audubon’s development efforts.

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Wyoming Wildlife Federation

Executive Director

Lander, Wyoming

Guided by Wyoming Wildlife Federation’s core values, the Executive Director oversees all aspects of Wyoming’s most important conservation organization: working with 7 dynamic staff, leading consensus among disparate stakeholders – commercial, non-profit and governmental; and harnessing the collective power of a team of 12+ dedicated conservation ambassadors from across the state. With the Board of Directors, the Executive Director helps craft a Strategic Plan; builds a budget to support that plan, and leads the effort to secure roughly $600,000 in funding from foundations, individual donors and corporate sponsors.

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 52 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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