Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Jobs and Internships:

  • Conservation Colorado is seeking an Office Manager & Executive Assistant. Conservation Colorado has 40 staff members, working from five offices across the state but the majority are in Denver. This position is central to making it easier for those staff to work efficiently and effectively. This position reports to the Operations & Finance Director and is a key member of the operations team, helping to set organizational culture, helping the staff solve administrative problems, and making sure people have the resources they need to work effectively. Salary range for this position is $36k-45k. Applications are due November 18. Conservation Colorado
  • Western Resource Advocates is seeking a Healthy Rivers Intern. This position will balance their time between water policy research and, developing and maintaining our State Water Policy and Program Database website. Specific tasks will vary based WRA’s needs and the interests of the intern. The Healthy Rivers Intern will report to one of our Water Analysts, with opportunities to learn and grow while working with other conservation professionals. Compensation is $12 per hour and school credit. Deadline to apply is November 21. Western Resource Advocates
  • Wilderness Workshop is seeking a Communications Director. The Communication Director collaborates closely with program staff and the Executive Director to achieve conservation goals. Our work is also highly dependent on our reputation in the communities and venues in which we work; we have developed an extensive set of community programming to connect with the public and educate them on our issues. The Communication Director not only works to fill these events and programs so we can reach as many people as possible, but is also responsible for telling our story and the story of our work to ensure we retain the social license and donor support to effectively continue our work. The salary range for this position is $60k – 80k (not listed, but confirmed with a representative). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis and candidates are encouraged to submit materials prior to December 1. Wilderness Workshop
  • Mothers Out Front is hiring a Community Organizer in Denver. Mothers Out Front believes in the power of women taking collective action and seeks a talented and passionate organizer located in the Denver metro area to join our team and help build a diverse and powerful movement of mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers stepping up in big ways to take action on climate change. We have passionate volunteer-led teams growing across Colorado to advocate for a swift transition away from fossil fuels towards clean and renewable energy. As a Colorado community organizer, you get to build community teams and help them carry out impactful local campaigns such as electrifying school buses and spearheading the installation of solar panels. You will help us focus resources in those communities who suffer the injustices of climate change and fossil fuel use today and have been historically marginalized. Salary range for this position is $40k-51.5k. Benefits include health and dental benefits, a 401(k) plan, flexible spending plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick days, and support for remote work set-up. Position open until filled. Mothers Out Front
  • Mothers Out Front is hiring a Director of Communications. We are a fully remote, dynamic social impact organization with ambitious expansion goals. As our Director of Communications, you will be part of the senior management team and will help to shape and lead this expansion. We are committed to being member-led and you will work closely with member leaders to develop our communications strategy and mobilize a diverse group of stakeholders behind a common vision. This is an exciting leadership opportunity for a strategic, collaborative and energetic individual. This job will be open until it is filled and we encourage you to apply as soon as possible. Salary range for this position is $100k-120k. Benefits include health and dental benefits, a 401(k) plan, flexible spending plan, paid vacation, holidays, sick days, and support for remote work set-up. Position open until filled. Mothers Out Front
  • The Wilderness Society is hiring a Policy & Planning Specialist in Denver. Reporting to the Conservation Director of Agency Policy and Planning, this position will work mostly in the southwest region in coordination with regional staff, government relations, external affairs, agency planning and policy and other conservation staff to promote conservation and defend public lands. The Specialist will build strategic alliances with agency staff, industry representatives, partners in the environmental and conservation community, Native American communities, and local, state and federal decision makers to build the political and community support to secure both administrative and legislative designations and conservation measures. Salary is $55k-62k. Position open until filled. The Wilderness Society
  • Great Old Broads for Wilderness is hiring a Grassroots Regional Coordinator. The Grassroots Regional Coordinator cultivates leadership development, grassroots advocacy, and community empowerment by building a constituency for public lands protection, with a focus on older women as activists. Assigned to manage a specific region, the candidate must possess strong communication skills and experience in advocacy and grassroots organizing, training volunteers, public lands management and policies, and working with communities of diverse ages and backgrounds. We are looking for an enthusiastic professional, with good people and coordination skills, who has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment. The salary range for this position is $37k-42k. Position is open until filled. Great Old Broads for Wilderness
  • The Wilderness Society is hiring a Campaign Manager, open to any TWS office in the West. Remote offices in the West are also considered. This campaign manager position will develop, lead and implement effective advocacy campaigns. We are looking for someone who is highly collaborative, results-oriented and excels at building and maintaining diverse relationships to help meet near term goals and build long term power. Salary range for this position is $65k – 70k. Position open until filled. The Wilderness Society
  • The Wilderness Society is hiring a National Wildlife Refuge Campaign Coordinator for the Denver or Durango office. The Associate will be an integral part of the TWS Campaign team and working under the direction of the Senior Campaign Director, will lead TWS’s engagement on the designation of new National Wildlife Refuges. Specifically, this position will lay the groundwork for The Wilderness Society in efforts to designate new refuges and ensure they are part of the solution to climate change. Salary range for this position is $42k – 48k. Position open until filled. The Wilderness Society
  • The Wilderness Society is hiring a Senior Legal Director for the Denver office. Other TWS offices may be considered. The Senior Legal Director manages The Wilderness Society’s programmatic litigation and leads the development of legal strategy for The Wilderness Society. The Senior Legal Director manages and leads a cross functional legal team that works in service of the organization and its programmatic priorities in an integrated and collaborative manner. Salary range for this position is $120k – 130k. Position open until filled. The Wilderness Society
  • San Juan Citizens Alliance is hiring a Communications Manager for the Durango office. The Communications Manager drives the communications strategy for the organization, creating content and supervising program strategies to consistently articulate SJCA’s mission. They also lead membership donation and communication campaigns, coordinate non-program outreach events, and supervise engagement utilizing our membership database. Base salary range is $40-45k based on skills and experience. Position is open until filled. San Juan Citizens Alliance
  • Sierra Club is hiring an Associate Attorney to join its national legal team as a litigator for Sierra Club’s Environmental Law Program in Oakland, CA, Washington DC, or Denver, CO. Under the supervision of a Managing Attorney, the Associate Attorney would serve as a legal resource for Sierra Club campaigns; litigate environmental, energy, and transportation cases; help design and implement legal strategies; and coordinate with campaign staff, coalition partners, and outside counsel. The salary range for this position is $72k – 95k commensurate with experience and location (not listed, but confirmed with a representative). The position is open until filled. Sierra Club
  • Mothers Out Front is seeking a Community Organizer for the Denver Area. Mothers Out Front seeks a talented and passionate organizer located either in Aurora or Denver to join our team and help build a diverse and powerful movement of mothers, grandmothers, and caregivers stepping up in big ways to take action on climate change. We are growing passionate volunteer-led teams across Colorado advocating for a swift transition away from fossil fuels towards clean and renewable energy and are committed to deepening and expanding this critical movement. As a Colorado community organizer, you will work to build community teams who carry out effective local campaigns. You will help us focus resources in those communities who suffer the injustices of climate change and fossil fuel use today and have been historically marginalized. The salary range for this position is $40k – 51,500 depending on experience. This position is open until filled. Mothers Out Front
  • The Wilderness Society is hiring a Director of Campaigns, Energy & Climate Program in Denver, Colorado. The Director of Campaigns is joining the organization at a critical moment in its development. They will shape and lead advocacy efforts for TWS’ Energy & Climate Program to defend wild and sacred places from development and to manage public lands as part of a national climate solution. The Director helps define program goals and oversees development and execution of campaigns to achieve them. This includes leading teams to define campaign strategy and directly overseeing campaign budgets for organizational priorities in the energy and climate space. The salary range for this position is $85k-95k per year. Position open until filled. The Wilderness Society
  • Sierra Club is seeking a Senior Campaign Representative (Beyond Dirty Fuels) in Denver, New Mexico, or Texas. The Senior Campaign Representative plans and implements the strategies and activities of the Beyond Dirty Fuels campaign to challenge the gas industry, specifically focused on fighting gas pipelines, as a means to building a movement to keep fossil fuels in the ground, combat climate change, and support the U.S. transition to clean energy. The Senior Campaign Representative has overall program responsibility, and provides experienced leadership and strategic planning to challenge the rapidly expanding gas pipeline infrastructure in the U.S,. Coordinates with Sierra Club capacities, including communications, digital strategy, federal policy, organizing and chapters to ensure strategic alignment of the campaign goals and effective execution of the campaign plan. Manages and monitors campaign resources and expenses. Creates and executes campaign plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements; Represents the Sierra Club to government officials, allies, the media, other organizations, and the public. Compensation is $65k – 70k per year (not listed, but confirmed with a representative), plus medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans, a 401k retirement savings plan, a flexible work schedule, generous paid time off (vacation, sick, and holiday time), and a long-term disability plan. Position open until filled. Sierra Club

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