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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.


CALIFORNIA PROGRAM associate-southern ca

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a full-time California Program Associate-Southern CA to work closely with California-based program staff and other NFF staff to provide project management, agreement and contract management, and program development support.

Duties include: Building and maintaining relationships with the U.S. Forest Service, communities, California NGOs, and the NFF staff to implement effective community-based conservation partnerships. This position will focus largely on the NFF program of work on the Angeles National Forest/San Gabriel Mountain National Monument. Read PD for more.

As a minimum an undergraduate degree in conservation, forestry, planning, landscape design, recreation planning, environmental science or related field.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume electronically to sbombard@nationalforests.org

Application Deadline: December 29, 2018

California program manager-tahoe area

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a full-time California Program Manager-Tahoe Area to work closely with California-based program staff and other NFF staff to provide project management, agreement and contract management, and program development support.

Duties include: Building and maintaining relationships with the U.S. Forest Service, communities, California NGOs, and the NFF staff to implement effective community-based conservation partnerships. This position will focus largely on the NFF program of work in Tahoe area and beyond. Supervising 2-4 full-time and/or seasonal NFF staff. Read PD for more.

As a minimum an undergraduate degree in conservation, forestry, planning, landscape design, recreation planning, environmental science or related field. A graduate degree is preferred.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume electronically to sbombard@nationalforests.org

Application Deadline: December 29, 2018

CALIFORNIA PROGRAM COORDINATOR-TAHOE AREA

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a full-time California Program Coordinator-Tahoe Area to work closely with California-based program staff and other NFF staff to provide project management, contract management, and program development support.

Duties include: Building and maintaining relationships with the U.S. Forest Service, communities, California NGOs, and the NFF staff to implement effective community-based conservation partnerships. This position will focus on working with the California Program Manager-Tahoe Area managing the contract and on-the-ground work. Read PD for more.

As a minimum an undergraduate degree in conservation, forestry, planning, landscape design, recreation planning, environmental science or related field.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume electronically to sbombard@nationalforests.org

Application Deadline: December 29, 2018

CALIFORNIA PROGRAM ASSOCIATE-TAHOE AREA

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a full-time California Program Associate-Tahoe Area to work closely with California-based program staff and other NFF staff to provide program and administrative support.

Duties include: Building and maintaining relationships with the U.S. Forest Service, communities, California NGOs, and the NFF staff to implement effective community-based conservation partnerships. This position will focus on providing administrative support to the NFF California Program staff. Read PD for more.

As a minimum an undergraduate degree in conservation, forestry, planning, landscape design, recreation planning, environmental science or related field.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume electronically to sbombard@nationalforests.org

Application Deadline: December 29, 2018

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.