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.

Delaware Nature Society

Seasonal positions


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Idaho Wildlife Federation

Executive Director

Boise, Idaho

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the executive director is responsible for defining, fundraising for, leading, and implementing activities that advance Idaho Wildlife Federation’s mission and sustain the organization’s operations and power.

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Natural Resources Council of Maine

Leadership Gifts Officer

Augusta, Maine

The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) is seeking a highly motivated and passionate individual to join their team as a full-time Leadership Gifts Officer. The Leadership Gifts Officer will be NRCM’s sole full-time frontline fundraiser of philanthropic gifts from individuals/households. This position is a “road warrior” with an emphasis on conducting in-person and video call visits with NRCM members and donors. The majority of travel takes place within Maine, with select trips to major U.S. cities.

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Director of Development


The Director of Development is the chief fundraiser for PennFuture, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, and is responsible for creating, executing, and managing all fundraising and development activities, including raising funds towards a $4 million yearly budget. They will build and oversee the execution of PennFuture’s development strategy and will be a member of the senior leadership team. The Director of Development will work to engage and raise funds from existing donors, forge new relationships to build PennFuture’s visibility, impact, and financial resources, and create an internal organizational culture for fundraising. This position will primarily be responsible for expanding, diversifying, and strengthening PennFuture’s donor base and pipeline, while cultivating existing donors, organizational partners, and supporting foundation fundraising. They will work closely with the President & CEO, leadership team members, the board of directors, and development and executive staff at CVPA, our 501(c)4 strategic partner, to secure funding for new and existing initiatives.

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Southeast Alaska Conservation Council

State Campaigns Manager; Development Director

Juneau, Alaska

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) is looking to hire 2 new positions based in Juneau - a State Campaigns Manager and a Development Director.

SEACC is a small grassroots nonprofit based out of Juneau, Alaska, in the Tongass National Forest. For more than 50 years SEACC has been a regional conservation watchdog defending the remaining intact old-growth stands of the Tongass National Forest and the waters of the Inside Passage.

We partner with local communities, Tribes, fishermen, businesses, and visitors to advocate for the conservation and sustainable use of our region’s natural resources, and preserve a uniquely Southeast Alaskan way of life. We mix policy and technical expertise with grassroots organizing and communication skills to engage the public, advance new policy, and maintain existing protections, so that we ensure the interconnected whole of Southeast Alaska exists for future generations.

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Tennessee Wildlife Federation

Manager of Policy Research and Development

Nashville, Tennessee

Tennessee Wildlife Federation seeks a dynamic individual to support the conservation policy efforts of the Federation, compile research on relevant policy topics and organize research in an usable way, identify and prioritize issues that directly or indirectly relate to the Federation’s work, and work alongside the Federation’s communications team to utilize media and communications to promote policies and messages that reflect mission accomplishment for the Federation.

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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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