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Part-time Coordinator - Colorado Conservation Exchange
The Colorado Conservation Exchange is a watershed investment fund that will accelerate investment in watershed health and wildfire risk reduction, initially in the Poudre and Big Thompson watersheds. We are hiring a part-time Coordinator to assist in all aspects of the Exchange, with an emphasis on communications and writing (marketing materials, social media, grant reports, etc.). 
Please submit a cover letter, resume, examples of writing and the names of three references to Heather Schinkel heather.schinkel@colostate.edu, Director, Colorado Conservation Exchange


Executive Director - Colorado Water Trust, deadline June 30, 2017

The Colorado Water Trust seeks a leader who will bring to the position of Executive Director a high degree of energy, integrity and creativity, as well as the analytical, organizational and personal qualities that will garner respect and cooperation from our community partners and other stakeholders. Click on the document below and read on to see if you are ready to apply! Applications will be accepted until June 30, 2017.  

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Stewardship Alliance of Northeast Elko - Project Coordinator, June 30

The Stewardship Alliance of Northeast Elko (SANE), a local area working group in NE Nevada, is seeking an Organizational Coordinator who is highly motivated and passionate about enhancing healthy and resilient sagebrush ecosystems through public/private partnerships while preserving livestock operations within the SANE community.

This position will require strong leadership, organizational and communication skills in a collaborative consensus based environment. This individual will be responsible for ensuring SANE’s efforts are well planned and of the highest quality and integrity.

The job will require travel within the project area on unpaved roads, and attending meetings across the State. Compensation, depending on experience and qualifications will range from $40,000-$60,000 per year. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

To apply please provide, application letter, resume and references to: info@saneconservation.org. Submission of applications ends, June 30, 2017. 


National Director - Trees Water People
The Tribal Renewable Energy Program is the main domestic effort of the nonprofit organization, Trees, Water & People (TWP). TWP jointly manages the Red Cloud Renewable Energy Center (RCREC), on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, with our primary program partner Lakota Solar Enterprises (LSE). 
The National Director provides overall planning, leadership, and management of TWP’s Tribal Renewable Energy Program. They are a key fundraiser for the program, and manage National Program staff, interns and volunteers to ensure that the program meets its objectives. They closely monitor, evaluate, and report on program activities and control program expenditures in accordance with the program budget. They will also be expected to develop and manage new programs in the United States, with a focus on partnership building, trust, and a community-based development philosophy. 
Rivers Trails and Conservation Assistance - National Park Service

When a community asks for assistance with a project through the application, National Park Service staff provide free, on-location facilitation and planning expertise. We draw from project experiences across the country and adapt best practices to a community's specific needs.

NPS staff help:

  • Define project vision and goals
  • Inventory and map community resources
  • Identify and analyze key issues and opportunities
  • Engage collaborative partners and stakeholders
  • Design community outreach and participation strategies
  • Develop concept plans for trails, parks, and natural areas
  • Set priorities and build consensus
  • Identify funding sources
  • Develop a sustainable organizational framework to support the project

Interested? Apply Today. In order to obtain National Park Service assistance for your community project, please visit the application page for more information.

Additional Funding Opportunities............

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