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National Forest Foundation Career and Contract Opportunities

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National Forest Foundation People and Culture

We are committed to ensuring our organizational culture is inclusive and equitable so we can attract, retain, and engage a diverse group of staff, fellows, board members, and contractors in the challenging work of innovating sustaining solutions to a resilient National Forest System.


To support and strengthen the National Forest system, we must also look after the people doing this work. The National Forest Foundation aims to provide competitive compensation for its employees, as well as a comprehensive benefits package. NFF employees enjoy the following benefits:

  • Medical and dental insurance paid at 75% by the organization for you and any dependents.
  • Vision insurance paid at 50% by the organization for you and any dependents.
  • Health savings account (HSA) with employer contributions between $1,878-$3,750 per year.
  • Generous paid time off ranging from 35-45 days of combined vacation, sick, personal leave, and holidays.
  • Family & medical leave for up to sixteen (16) weeks with up to four (4) weeks paid.
  • 403(b) retirement plan with a 5% employer match after one (1) year of service.
  • Healthcare and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSA).
  • Basic life and AD&D insurance at no cost, with voluntary life insurance options.
  • Short-term and long-term disability insurance at no cost.
  • Employee assistance program (EAP) at no cost.
  • Professional development reimbursement for up to $1,000 per year.

An overview of our hiring timeline here at the National Forest Foundation

Current Opportunities

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The National Forest Foundation is currently seeking qualified candidates for a new President & Chief Executive Officer. Click here for more information.


If you have any questions about a job, application status, or you need help applying please contact:

NFF People and Culture, at [email protected]

The National Forest Foundation is an equal opportunity employer maintaining a policy of nondiscrimination in all recruiting and employment practices on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, religion, genetic information, age, disability, veterans, or any other protected class identified by federal, state, or local law. All employees are respected, accepted, and appreciated for their unique and important contributions to the mission. The National Forest Foundation offers an excellent compensation and benefits package for regular, full time employees.