This Week’s Conservation & Science Jobs

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Media Officer: Greenpeace

Job Description: Greenpeace USA is searching for an experienced media officer. Greenpeace is an international environmental organization that uses a proactive and creative approach to external communications and media relations. This position will develop, coordinate and implement external communications to get Greenpeace’s campaign messages and overall mission to key targeted audiences.

Company Description: Greenpeace is the leading independent campaigning organization that uses peaceful protest and creative communication to expose global environmental problems and to promote solutions that are essential to a green and peaceful future. Learn more at

Associate Director of Development: Surfrider Foundation

Job Description: The Surfrider Foundation is seeking a talented and experienced Associate Director of Development to provide leadership and vision in advancing the organization’s fundraising efforts on the East Coast with an emphasis on the New York metropolitan area. The Associate Director will create a comprehensive plan focused on major-gift fundraising to increase donation revenue in the area. Success will be measured by revenue generated and ability to achieve goals.

Company Description:The Surfrider Foundation is a non-profit environmental organization dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of oceans, waves and beaches through a powerful activist network. Learn more at Surfrider.

Finance Manager: Rainforest Alliance

Job Description: The Finance Manager will be a key member of the Rainforest Alliance-HQ Finance & Administration unit. S/he will provide critical support to the regional Field and Implementation Group (FIG) team in monitoring, analyzing and reporting the financial performance of their programs/projects. S/he will work closely with the Director of Finance to develop and manage budgets, improve financial operations and processes and monitor financial performance in accordance with approved work plans. S/he will assure compliance with finance, budget, and contracts requirements in accordance with Rainforest Alliance policies and procedures. S/he will manage and supervise junior finance, and/or administrative staff in the region. S/he will also participate in the overall budgeting and financial analysis process and support the HQ Finance & Accounting teams as needed.

Company Description: The Rainforest Alliance is an international nonprofit organization that works to conserve biodiversity and ensure sustainable livelihoods by transforming land-use practices, business practices and consumer behavior. Based in New York City, with offices throughout the United States and worldwide, the Rainforest Alliance works with people whose livelihoods depend on the land, helping them transform the way they grow food, harvest wood and host travelers. Learn more Rainforest Alliance

Community Organizer, Baltimore: Food & Water Watch

Job Description: We are hiring community organizers to educate the public and build strength in numbers so we can ensure our water is safe and healthy to drink, our communities are toxin free, and our systems of government protect the health of all citizens equally. We’ve worked to stop secret international trade deals, stop the overuse of antibiotics on factory farms, keep our water supplies public, label GMOs, and a host of other crucial issues. We are currently working towards passing an indefinite BAN of fracking in Maryland state, before the moratorium expires next year.

Company Description: Food and Water Watch is an international non-profit advocacy group that has fought for clean water, safe food, and a healthy environment since 2005. Learn more at Food and Water Watch

Park Patrol Officer: SF Parks & Rec

Job Description: The 8208 Park Patrol Officer is the entry-level class of the series that is responsible for providing public safety, park information and protecting properties of the Recreation and Park Department. Under general supervision, 8208 Park Patrol Officers patrol assigned areas on foot, by bicycle, truck, and patrol car in connection with preventing damage, destruction or theft to park and recreation grounds and facilities; and performs other duties as required.

Requires responsibility for: following published general orders and established procedures in carrying out patrol assignments; making contacts with the general public in connection with the enforcement of Park codes, Health and Safety codes, Municipal police codes and other applicable laws and regulations; preparing and completing departmental routine reports on daily patrol activities.

Company Description: The San Francisco Recreation and Park Department manages and maintains more than 220 parks, playgrounds, and open spaces in the city, including two outside of city limits: Sharp Park in Pacifica and Camp Mather in the High Sierras. Our 4,100-acre system includes 28 recreation centers, 9 swimming pools, 5 golf courses and numerous athletic facilities, including sports courts, ball diamonds, soccer fields and gymnasiums. Included in the department’s responsibilities are Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, the Marina Yacht Harbor, the Palace of Fine Arts and Lake Merced.

Nature Camp Instructor: Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center

Job Description: Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center is seeking qualified educators to lead specific groups in our nature camps during summer 2016. The position entails reviewing programs offered and planning enriching hands-on nature camps utilizing existing materials as well as your own creative resources. Programs take place outdoors at our property at Mud Lake or on trails surrounding the Nederland area as well as within Wild Bear Center.

  • Instructors lead programs from 9am-3:30pm and are expected to arrive by 8am and leave no earlier than 4pm.
  • Location: Based out of Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center in downtown Nederland.
  • Duration: Staff training May 31-June 3; programs run June 6-August 12.

Company Description: Wild Bear Mountain Ecology Center celebrates 20 years of grassroots work to create a nature center in the mountains of Boulder County! Learn more at WildBear.

Farm-Based Educator: The FARM Institute

Job Description: Summer Farm-Based Educators (FBEs) are responsible for development, implementation, and evaluation of farm-based educational programming during 9 weeks of summer programs. These programs include a weeklong day camp for ages 4-17, daily programs for visitors, and parent and child programs for 2-4 year olds. Educators are expected to model and impart The FARM Institute’s mission and values through example and engagement with their students, farm families, and farm visitors. FBEs will work with different age groups throughout the summer and should be prepared to perform other farm work if necessary.

Company Description:The FARM Institute is an educational non-profit committed to connecting people of all ages and all circumstances to agriculture through the diverse operations of a working farm. Learn more at Farm Institute

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