The National Wildlife Federation's state and territorial affiliates form the backbone of the Federation. Our 51 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.
Albany, New York
Environmental Advocates of New York is seeking a Deputy Director to lead advocacy efforts at the federal, state and local level. The Deputy will oversee the newly created engagement team that is working in partnership with people and community-based organizations that are fighting for a healthier New York. The Deputy Director will be responsible for all aspects of Environmental Advocates policy priorities including identifying emerging issues; defining short- and long-term policy objectives; overseeing policy analysis and research; and determining strategies for pursuing objectives primarily before New York’s executive branch and the New York Legislature, but also federal and local governments. The Deputy Director must have an appreciation and understanding of the broad spectrum of environmental issues that Environmental Advocates works on and that can potentially arise. The Deputy must also have a deep understanding of the workings of politics and the legislative process (in New York State is a big plus), as well as the workings of executive branch agencies. The Deputy Director reports directly to the Executive Director. The Deputy Director is also a senior staff member, helping make important managerial, strategic, policy, development and budgetary decisions. They will directly supervise the organization’s program directors, program associates, campaigns staff and any consultants who directly support the organization’s programmatic and advocacy efforts.Check out this job »
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
LWF is searching for a Development Director with a passion for and/or understanding of natural resource conservation issues. The successful candidate will have experience in fundraising, be a self-starter, have a high level of initiative and creativity, and be able to manage multiple deadlines. The ability to work independently is a must as well as the ability to work with staff and volunteers to plan and execute the annual fundraising plan. Position requirements: Three to five years of fundraising experience; demonstrated success in achieving annual fundraising goals; experience managing and growing a membership program; knowledge and experience with budgeting and finance; demonstrated ability in managing and motivating volunteers; strong ability to tell the organization’s story and put forward a compelling case for support; and a passion for and/or understanding of natural resource conservation issues.Check out this job »
Atlantic Highlands, Middletown Township, New Jersey
The Habitat Outreach Coordinator’s primary responsibilities are to advance and further develop a Habitat Certification program with the express goal of educating and engaging residents within the Atlantic Highlands-Middletown Township and nearby communities. The Coordinator will conduct a variety of outreach activities and site visits and will make and implement recommendations for habitat enhancement using native species to get sites certified. The Coordinator will take an active role in promoting New Jersey Audubon as a membership-based conservation organization. The successful candidate must be highly organized, willing to work independently with excellent communication and project management skills and able to manage multiple projects simultaneously. The Habitat Outreach Coordinator lives onsite at the Scudder Property.Check out this job »
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