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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.

Florida Wildlife Federation

Operations Manager


We believe that strong operations are the foundation of a great organization, so we’re looking for an outstanding full-time Operations Manager to help ensure our i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed. Key functions of this role include supporting our President & CEO, developing new operational systems, overseeing the management of our CRM (EveryAction), creating reports and analyzing data, and coordinating meetings. It is an exciting time to join the Federation team. We are developing new ways to work effectively and efficiently, which means exploring new systems and infrastructure to support our efforts. The Operations Manager will play an important role during this period of evolution and growth.

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Delaware Nature Society

Seasonal positions


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New Jersey Audubon

Assistant Controller

Bernardsville, New Jersey

The Assistant Controller will play a critical role in meeting organizational goals through collecting, processing, analyzing, and reporting financial information, preparing budgets, and advising staff with timely, accurate, and complete financial data.

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Director of Corporate & Foundation Relations

Bernardsville, New Jersey (hybrid remote)

The Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations (DCFR) will play a critical role in meeting organizational mission goals by driving and meeting revenue targets. The person in this role will identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward businesses, corporations, corporate and private foundations. The DCFR will actively engage in working to establish long-term partnerships and strengthen existing relationships with the corporate and foundation sector, as well as other key stakeholders, which will result in increased funding for the immediate and long-term goals of New Jersey Audubon.

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George Myers Naturalist

Cape May, New Jersey

The George Myers Naturalist develops a full spectrum of skills through hands-on participation in various educational, research, and conservation projects at New Jersey Audubon’s Cape May Bird Observatory and Nature Center of Cape May in Cape May, NJ. Cape May is renowned as one of the world’s greatest hotspots for animal migration as well as being a popular summertime vacation destination and beach resort. The combination of the two offers great opportunities for wildlife research and education through public outreach. New Jersey Audubon fosters the application of sound scientific principles and practices to address conservation issues related to vertebrate and invertebrate fauna and the natural habitats with which they are associated.

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Program Coordinator – Education

New Jersey

The Program Coordinator works alongside the Director of Education to plan, implement and grow NJ Audubon’s educational programming in the areas of school sustainability, schoolyard habitat/Garden for Wildlife, climate change education and S.T.E.A.M (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) concepts and skills. This position will have responsibility planning and conducting youth-based programs, teacher professional development and some curriculum development. This person will help oversee seasonal interns, help plan and conduct events and symposiums and contribute to robust social media campaigns.

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Program Manager, Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund

Bernardsville, Jersey, temporarily remote

The Program Manager, in coordination with the Coalition for the Delaware River Watershed and Government Relations Team, administers a small grants program for conservation and preservation projects throughout New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York. Grants provided by New Jersey Audubon will support cross-sectional partnerships throughout the watershed and support the federal Delaware River Basin Restoration Program’s priorities along with the organization’s conservation mission. The Program Manager will facilitate capacity building, financial assistance, and peer mentoring opportunities to community groups for implementation of on-the- ground restoration projects with an outcome of a cleaner, healthier, and more equitable Delaware River watershed. The Program Manager will be responsible for executing the request for proposals, selection process, financial reporting, and strategic alignment of Delaware Watershed Conservation Fund priorities. The Program Manager will provide coaching and instructional meets for community groups as they apply and later manage grants.

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North Dakota Wildlife Federation

Western North Dakota Conservation Coordinator

Watford City, North Dakota, preferred, other Western ND cities possible

The Western North Dakota Conservation Coordinator will implement outreach and communications activities to support NDWF’s statewide operations, including priority conservation habitat work, membership and affiliate club development, and in collaboration with other staff, develop outreach materials, procure and manage content for the organization’s social media and website, and plan and implement outreach events. The position will also provide support for NDWF’s outreach and conservation campaign activities.

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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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