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National Forest Foundation Career and Contract Opportunities

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, religion, political affiliation, physical disabilities, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, or national origin. The Foundation is a multicultural and diverse organization. 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.


TREE PLANTING ASSOCIATE

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a full-time Tree Planting Associate to work with the Development staff to support the execution of a campaign to plant 50 million trees on National Forests.

Duties include: Perform a key role in administering fundraising activities and support development opportunities, and will manage a portfolio of small to mid-range funding prospects, and field inquiries from funding partners and the public about the National Forests, reforestation, and the NFF. Must be able to communicate persuasively via phone and email. Read PD for more.

As a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree, with some experience in program management. Must have an understanding and appreciation for U.S. Forest Service and the National Forest System.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume in .pdf format, by email to sbombard@nationalforests.org

Application Deadline: February 22, 2019

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a full-time Administrative Assistant to provide assistance with travel logistics and meeting scheduling for the President & CEO, and for providing administrative support for the Management Team.

Duties include: Scheduling meetings; performing clerical functions, such as preparing and proofing correspondence, making tent cards, nametags, and other meeting meeting preparations. Must have experience using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and be proficient with preparing spreadsheets, letters, and slides for presentations. Must be detail oriented, work well independently and as a member of a team. Read PD for more.

As a minimum an Associate's Degree, and 5 years' administrative experience.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume in .pdf format, by email to sbombard@nationalforests.org

Application Deadline: February 22, 2019

ACCOUNTANT

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a full-time Accountant who will be responsible for working directly with the Controller to complete accounting, financial reporting, and budgeting tasks.

Duties include: Reviewing, monitoring, processing a variety of fiscal transactions; maintaining the chart of accounts; executing accounts payable and receivable. Read PD for more.

Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business or closely related field; or an Associate’s Degree in Accounting, Business or closely related field “and” four years of applicable experience; other combinations of education and experience may be considered on a case-by-case basis.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume, in .pdf format, by email to sbombard@nationalforests.org

Application Deadline: March 8, 2019

2019 Conservation Connect Fellowship Program

Includes Practicum Opportunity with $5,000 Stipend

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) invites masters or doctoral students to apply to the Conservation Connect Fellowship Program, with a practicum in the summer of 2019.

NFF Fellowships aim to build experience, knowledge and skills within the next generation of collaborative and conservation leaders to support each other and advance the field. We are striving to build a cohort of emerging leaders, connecting graduate students who will go on to do important work with communities and public lands in the future!

Benefits of the Conservation Connect Fellowship:

  • Match the knowledge you are acquiring through your academic work with practical, hands-on experience
  • Expand your personal and professional network
  • Contribute directly to collaborative stewardship of our National Forests

Applications and a letter of recommendation are due Friday, February 8, 2019.