Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 53 state/territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters, including hunters, anglers, gardeners, birders, hikers, campers, paddlers, etc. Our mission is to unite all Americans to ensure wildlife thrive in our rapidly changing world. Our programs focus on conserving wildlife, restoring habitat and waterways, growing outdoor opportunities, connecting children with nature, and addressing the causes and consequences of climate change. This position will work in close collaboration and will report to the Senior Manager of Climate-Resilient Habitats. The location of this position is flexible, but Austin, TX is preferred.
As our Monarch Recovery Strategy Coordinator you will assist and support the administration and documentation related to the planning, creation, and implementation of a Federation-wide strategy to ensure that NWF’s campaigns and programs to recover the monarch butterfly and other native pollinators are science-based and effective. This position will require constant and clear communication with the Senior Manager of Climate-Resilient Habitats and with NWF’s internal monarch conservation team, to ensure that the organization’s monarch conservation strategy targets all aspects of our conservation work.
You will work as well to support the growth of the South Central Regional Center Monarch Stewards Certification Program and the What’s Buzzing in Texas? webinar series by helping organize volunteer trainings and quarterly webinars, recruiting participants, and general volunteer coordination including promoting volunteer opportunities, managing the volunteer database, and sharing resources with volunteers on a regular basis.
In this position you will:
Nice to have:
If you plan to pursue an advanced degree in the near future (e.g. M.Sc., PhD), this could be a position that will help you to earn experience on documenting your research and analyzing data.
Your actions are expected to reflect the values of the National Wildlife Federation: collaboration, mindfulness, empowerment, inclusivity, and mission focus.
There may be travel required when offices reopen—approximately 5-6 times per year. A driver’s license is required.
Compensation and Benefits:
The salary is $50,000 annually.
The National Wildlife Federation values work-life balance and a family-friendly atmosphere. Our paid time-off includes 3 weeks of vacation leave, open wellbeing leave, 10 paid holidays, 3 floating holidays, a week-long winter break, and additional leave options, per year. In addition, our benefits package includes medical, dental, and vision insurance, company paid life insurance, AD&D, short- and long-term disability, 16 weeks of paid FMLA l eave, 403b retirement plan with employer matching and annual contribution, adoption benefits, and flexible work options including telecommuting, non-traditional work hours, and compressed work weeks. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s benefits package at https://www.nwf.org/About-Us/Careers.
We strive to increase equity and justice in all elements of our work and with our partners to support the interdependent needs of wildlife and people in a rapidly changing world. We recruit, employ, train, compensate, and promote regardless of race, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender nonconformity and status as a transgender individual), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, genetic information, past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are invited to learn more about National Wildlife Federation’s commitment to equity and justice at nwf.org/equity.
If you have a disability and require an accommodation or assistance with our online application process, please tell us how we can help by calling us at 703-438-6244.
The requirements listed in our job descriptions are guidelines, not hard and fast rules, and if you have 75% of the qualifications listed we encourage you to apply. Your experience refers to paid and unpaid experience, including volunteer work, which helps build the competencies, knowledge, and skills that translates directly to our openings. Applying gives you the opportunity to be considered.
Candidates should submit a cover letter and resume.
If selected for this position, a background check will be conducted.
Founded in 1936, the National Wildlife Federation has grown into America's largest and most trusted grassroots conservation organization with 53 state/territorial affiliates and more than six million members and supporters, including…
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