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, 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.


The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a regular, full-time Accountant. Position is responsible for reporting to the Controller and is primarily responsible for supporting day-to-day finance operations and for working directly with the Controller to ensure the accuracy of Great Plains, as well as coordinating with staff on numerous accounting issues. The Accountant will manage accounts receivable and enters receipts into Great Plains, monitor document storage and uploads, and for accounts payable monitor entry of payment requests, serve as backup for payroll, prepare monthly invoices for all non-federal reimbursable grants, follow up on outstanding invoices, monitor charitable registration for all states, assist the Controller in closing month end financial statements.... Read PD for more.

Must possess a Bachelor of Science in Accounting Degree; nonprofit foundation experience a bonus but not required; experience with a computerized accounting system, proficient working knowledge of Excel, Word, and Outlook. A strong attention to detail and commitment to process, detail-oriented and highly organized, excellent written and oral communications, flexible and works well in a team-oriented environment.... Read PD for more.

The preferred location for this position is Missoula, Montana and will consider other locations in the United States with reliable Internet access. Salary range is $40,000-$45,000 range.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume (in .pdf format) by email to Sheree' Bombard at - Note in Subject Line: “Accountant” .

Application Deadline: The position will be open until filled.

California Program Coordinator - Tahoe Area

The National Forest Foundation (NFF) seeks a regular, full-time California Program Coordinator - Tahoe Area. This position will report to the California Program Manager – Tahoe Area and works closely with California-based program staff and other NFF staff to provide project management, contract management, and program development support. The position is responsible for helping develop and implement conservation programs with the U.S. Forest Service, communities, conservation organizations, and private sector partners to support strategic initiatives and long-term goals in California; leading the advertisement, negotiation, and awarding of multiple contracts for services related to on-the-ground implementation of watershed improvement, ecosystem restoration, and recreation enhancement projects.... Read PD for more.

Must possess an undergraduate degree, in conservation, forestry, planning, landscape design, recreation planning, environmental science or related field; a minimum of 2 years’ experience with conservation programs, project planning, and/or coordinating project implementation, preferably on federal lands. Experience being involved in project planning, coordination, accomplishment and budget tracking, and project operations management that involve multiple implementation partners, contractors, contracts for services, and funding sources. Also needed are strong communication, interpersonal, organizational, and administrative skills, and strong writing skills and public speaking experience. Able to understand and clearly communicate about forest restoration treatment types and systems, including restoration prescriptions, on-the-ground operations, treatment specifications, guidelines, and desired conditions for a diversity of forest and watershed ecosystem projects.... Read PD for more.

This position location is flexible, but a community near the Tahoe National Forest and specifically the Tahoe National Forest Supervisors Office in Nevada City and/or Grass Valley is preferred, travel is required, and you must have reliable Internet access. Salary range $48,000-$56,000 range. Excellent compensation package.

No phone inquiries. Send cover letter and resume in .pdf format to: Please note in Subject Line: “Application for California Program Coordinator – Tahoe Area”.

Application Deadline: Not later than September 20, 2021.