National Forest Foundation


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.


The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a regular, full-time Lake Tahoe West Senior Project Lead to provide overall strategic project leadership and facilitation, mediation, and project management for several project teams; and who will focus on leading the Lake Tahoe West Restoration Partnership through project planning and permitting (

Duties include: Extensive experience in project management for collaborative processes and extensive facilitation experience to secure agreements in interagency and stakeholder processes that involve the U.S. Forest Service or other federal, state, and local public land management agencies; demonstrated experience with state and federal forest and watershed planning and regulatory processes, including the California Environmental Quality Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and water quality regulations. Position is located in the South Lake Tahoe, California office.

Bachelor’s Degree in conservation, forestry, planning, environmental science or related field, and a graduate level degree preferred, with five plus years of field work experience preferred.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume .pdf format by email to - Note in Subject Line: "Lake Tahoe West Senior Project Lead".

Application Deadline: May 15, 2019


The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a temporary, part-time Arizona Program Associate Southern Rockies Program to to manage and monitor restoration projects as part of the Northern Arizona Forest Fund.

Duties include: Ability to work independently, perform field work, attend meetings, and manage projects with minimal oversight; ability to act as a contract administrator; ability to represent the NFF with diverse constituents in a clear and professional manner through excellent written and oral communications and interpersonal skills; able to collaboratively manage programs and evaluate outcomes. Position is located in the Flagstaff, Arizona area.

Bachelor’s Degree in forestry or another natural resources-related field (or equivalent experience), with a minimum of two years of experience with proven results in forestry or conservation project management and related community-based collaborative conservation to include a strong knowledge of and experience in U.S. Forest Service policies, procedures, and regulations; a strong understanding of Arizona natural resources issues; and a demonstrated commitment to the environment.

Duration of this temporary, part-time position is May 2019 to December 2019 with an hourly rate between: $16.00 and $18.00 per hour.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume .pdf format by email to - Note in Subject Line: "Arizona Program Associate Southern Rockies Program".

Application Deadline: May 6, 2019