Environmental Actions Weekly Round-Up

Jobs and Internships:

  • River Network is seeking a Community Engagement Manager. River Network seeks a highly organized and results-driven professional to manage the organization’s clean-up and other community engagement events that match corporate interests in clean water, healthy rivers, and other social responsibility goals with opportunities to support local communities and nonprofit organizations across our nationwide network. This position will maintain and expand River Network’s existing corporate relationships and support our goals related to network engagement, including as sponsors of our annual conference (River Rally) and increase investment and engagement in local projects that restore water quality and quantity. Salary range for this position is $55-58k. Deadline to apply is January 17. River Network
  • Western Resources Advocates is seeking a Healthy Rivers Legal Intern in Boulder for Summer 2020. Western Resource Advocates (WRA) seeks a curious and driven law student to join our Healthy Rivers team this Summer as an intern. This role will research water law and policy, and may assist with administrative or water court litigation cases and legal briefs. The Healthy Rivers Legal Intern will report to one of our Staff Attorneys, with opportunities to learn and grow while working with other conservation professionals. Interns are paid $12 per hour. Deadline to apply is January 27. Western Resource Advocates
  • Western Resources Advocates is seeking a Clean Energy Legal Intern in Boulder for Summer 2020. Western Resource Advocates (WRA) seeks a curious and driven law student to join our Clean Energy team this Summer as an intern. This role will research energy policy, as well as assist with administrative litigation cases and legal briefs. The Clean Energy Legal Intern will report to one of our Staff Attorneys, with opportunities to learn and grow while working with other conservation professionals. Interns are paid $12 per hour. Deadline to apply is January 27. Western Resource Advocates
  • Western Resource Advocates is seeking a Senior Staff Attorney. The Senior Staff Attorney will research and advocate for wiser water management and updated water policies and laws for the West, helping to ensure our rivers and lakes are healthy and able to provide for our growing population. Reporting to the Healthy Rivers Program Director, the Senior Staff Attorney will be the lead acting attorney for a team of WRA experts in the water field. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing non-profit, and to learn and grow while working with other conservation professionals. Salary range for this position is $63-93k with a benefits package with health, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life and disability insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation leave, sick leave, parental leave, sabbatical leave after 5 years, and an RTD EcoPass for staff in the Denver/Boulder metro area. Deadline to apply is February 2. Western Resource Advocates
  • Western Resource Advocates is seeking a Western Lands Policy Analyst. Western Resource Advocates (WRA) seeks a passionate and strategic professional to develop and advocate for policies, model legislation and other mechanisms that protect our Western Lands. The Policy Analyst will help shape responsible land management policy and ensure permanent protections. Reporting to the Western Lands Program Director, this position provides an exciting opportunity to shape state-level land policy and build a sustainable West. Salary range for this position is $50-63k with a benefits package with health, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, life and disability insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation leave, sick leave, parental leave, sabbatical leave after 5 years, and an RTD EcoPass for staff in the Denver/Boulder metro area. Deadline to apply is February 10. Western Resource Advocates
  • Conservation Colorado is seeking an Organizing Director. Motivating Coloradans to take action for the environment has always been central to our mission, but developing a more sophisticated organizing theory and building a more powerful membership is a critical component of our new strategic plan and the organizing director is critical to that success. You will be primarily responsible for building our activist network and strategically engaging our members in order to win on our campaigns and issues. This is an excellent opportunity for someone with previous organizing and management experience who wants to be a part of an innovative team that runs aggressive campaigns to promote environmental policies and win important elections. Salary range for this position is $65-80k with a high-quality, zero-deductible health insurance and a strong benefits package that includes a SIMPLE IRA retirement plan with match, at least 28 days of paid time off and holidays as well as five sick days in your first year, and parental leave and sabbatical program. Position open until filled. Conservation Colorado
  • Thorne Nature Experience is seeking an Inclusiveness and Equity Manager to support Thorne’s Community Partnerships Director in the implementation of Thorne’s Inclusiveness Plan and serve as lead community liaison for Thorne and Nature Kids Lafayette and Boulder programs. Boulder County low-income and Latino youth face unique barriers to accessing the outdoors; this position will strive to remove these barriers for youth and their families. Additionally, while Thorne strives to meaningfully advance DEI efforts across our organization and with our community, we have much room to grow. While our program participants are representative of the diversity within our community, our Board and staff do not reflect this diversity and we continue to develop and refine our organizational practices. This position will play a lead role in ensuring Thorne significantly advances its work in this area. Salary range is $40-45k with benefits including health, dental, and disability insurance. 403b with employer match for retirement, annual bonus, and paid time off (vacation, sick leave, and holidays). Position open until filled. Thorne Nature Experience.
  • El Gerente de Inclusividad y Equidad apoya al Director de Alianzas Comunitarias de Thorne en la implementación del Plan de Inclusión de Thorne y sirve como enlace comunitario principal para los programas Thorne y Nature Kids Lafayette y Boulder. Los jóvenes Latinos y de bajos ingresos del condado de Boulder enfrentan barreras únicas para acceder al aire libre; esta posición se esforzará por eliminar estas barreras para los jóvenes y sus familias. Además, mientras Thorne se esfuerza por avanzar significativamente en los esfuerzos de DEI en toda nuestra organización y con nuestra comunidad, tenemos mucho espacio para crecer. Si bien los participantes de nuestro programa son representativos de la diversidad dentro de nuestra comunidad, nuestra Junta y el personal no reflejan esta diversidad y continuamos desarrollando y refinando nuestras prácticas organizacionales. Esta posición desempeñará un papel principal para garantizar que Thorne avance significativamente su trabajo en esta área. Salario: $40-45k. Los beneficios incluyen: seguro de salud, dental y por discapacidad, 403B por partido del empleador para la jubilación, bonus anual, y tiempo libre pagado (vacaciones, ausencias por enfermedad y feriados). Thorne Nature Experience
  • The Alliance Center is seeking a Development Manager. The Development Manager is responsible for overseeing outreach to and cultivation of the Alliance Center’s major donors, corporate partners, and foundation contacts. The position will work closely with the Development Director and Executive Director to ensure the organization reaches its foundation and major donor fundraising goals. Salary range is $45-55k. Position open until filled. The Alliance Center
  • Urban Land Institute is seeking an Associate for the Denver office. The Associate is the junior position on a close-knit, collaborative, hardworking, and fun-loving staff of four serving ULI Colorado’s 1,400 members and the greater community of Colorado commercial real estate, design, engineering, and land use planning. The ideal candidate will be a tactful “people person” with a passion for and basic professional and educational background in ULI’s core issues of urban sustainability. The salary range is not listed but a representative has informed us that it is $38-42k. Position open until filled. Urban Land Institute
  • Dominion Water & Sanitation District is seeking a Water Resource Analyst. Under direction of the General Manager, this position is responsible for providing engineering support and analysis for Dominion Water & Sanitation District focusing on planning and operational modeling, water resources planning, and water quality modeling and analysis. Salary Range is $83-102k. Position open until filled. Dominion Water & Sanitation District
  • 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

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