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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

Organizer and Outreach Coordinator


The Arizona Wildlife Federation (AWF) Organizer and Outreach Coordinator will work closely with AWF staff to elevate the work of our organization and our affiliates with the public and with the agencies and officials whose policies affect Arizona wildlife and habitat.

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Association of Northwest Steelheaders

Organizer and Outreach Coordinator

Milwaukie, Oregon

The Association of Northwest Steelheaders (ANWS) seeks an energetic Organizer and Outreach Coordinator to help educate, organize, and mobilize people to conserve salmon populations in the Columbia and Snake Rivers.

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Environmental League of Massachusetts

Development and Administration Associate

Boston, Massachusetts

The Development and Administration Associate is crucial to making sure the Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) and the ELM Action Fund function efficiently and have sufficient resources to achieve our environmental mission. This position is centered around supporting our fundraising efforts and tackling our general administration. The employee will report directly to the Development Manager but will also work closely with the President. This is a chance to join a collaborative non-profit where both your work and professional development are equally valued.

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Natural Resources Council of Maine

Forests and Wildlife Program Director

Augusta, Maine

The Forests and Wildlife Program Director provides ongoing management and leadership for Natural Resources Council of Maine's (NRCM) efforts to protect the natural character of the ecologically, economically, and recreationally important woods and wildlife of Maine. General responsibilities include advocacy before the legislature and administrative bodies, communications with the media and general public, collaboration with coalition partners, and program planning and implementation. The Program Director develops and maintains expertise on all key policy issues in NRCM’s Forest and Wildlife Program and uses this knowledge as the basis for persuasive advocacy and sound strategic and political judgment. This is full-time permanent position based at NRCM’s office in Augusta, Maine. The Program Director reports to NRCM’s Senior Director of Advocacy.

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Nevada Wildlife Federation

Executive Director

Las Vegas or Reno/Carson City, Nevada

The Nevada Wildlife Federation is seeking an Executive Director to collaborate with the board of directors to strengthen the organization and position the Nevada Wildlife Federation as a leading and influential wildlife advocacy organization in Nevada. The role will involve programmatic leadership focused on advocacy for wildlife and habitat conservation while building a base of conservationists across the state by engaging people in Nevada’s outdoor heritage; fundraising, financial, and communications leadership to ensure the organization is on sound financial footing and both visible and well-respected in Nevada; and organizational administration and management to strengthen the operational efficiency of the organization.

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Campaign Manager, Clean Water Advocacy - Erie

Erie, Pennsylvania

The Campaign Manager will develop and lead bold, sophisticated, and integrated campaigns that will grow a diverse constituency in Pennsylvania’s portion of the Lake Erie watershed that is equipped to advocate for sound policy solutions to improve water quality and address a range of environmental threats. The Campaign Manager will be responsible for communicating clean water and other issues to PennFuture constituents, the general public, and decision makers. He or she will also interpret the science for public consumption, advocate for effective clean water policies, and work with PennFuture’s legal staff to advance legal action, when appropriate. Our ideal candidate will have both policy and technical expertise in water protection and other environmental issues, as well as multiple years of advocacy experience.

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Legal Program Director


The Legal Program Director is the backbone of PennFuture's legal team and oversees all legal activities. The Director is responsible for supervising the law staff and advising clients, including the organization. The Director carries their own case load, is a member of the senior staff team, and is well positioned to advance PennFuture's legal activities over the coming years.

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Southeast Alaska Conservation Council

Office Coordinator/Manager

Juneau, Alaska

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) seeks a talented and experienced professional to coordinate and oversee SEACC’s daily administrative work. By owning everything administrative and operational, the Office Coordinator/Manager will ensure that our office runs smoothly and efficiently. The Office Coordinator/Manager works closely with and reports to the Director of Development and Operations. She/he is responsible for being a first point of contact for SEACC, processing donations, paying bills, booking staff travel, assisting with fundraising appeals, answering phones, ordering office supplies and managing file storage.

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Virginia Conservation Network

Campaign & Policy Manager - Climate & Energy

Richmond, Virginia

The Virginia Conservation Network (VCN) seeks a committed and motivated individual to lead its climate and energy work. The Campaigns & Policy Manager will work with VCN’s Network Partners to develop and implement strategic advocacy campaigns, improve coordination among allies, and advance climate and energy policy in Virginia.

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Campaign & Policy Manager - Land Use & Transportation

Richmond, Virginia

The Virginia Conservation Network (VCN) seeks a committed and motivated individual to lead its land use and transportation work. The Campaigns & Policy Manager will work with VCN’s Network Partners to develop and implement strategic advocacy campaigns, improve coordination among allies, and advance land use and transportation policy in Virginia.

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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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