Volunteer Development Director




Long-Term (6 months-1 year)


United States


Save The Snakes is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that is dedicated exclusively to snake conservation and human-snake conflict mitigation. Our mission is to protect threatened snake populations around the world through habitat preservation, education and community outreach to create a harmonious relationship between humans and snakes.

Since our founding in 2017, Save The Snakes has had incredible momentum and growth. We've received tremendous support for our existing wildlife conservation efforts, but we know there is much more that we can accomplish. As our organization continues to grow, we have begun the framework for a development operation that will give us the support we need to ensure that our programs and organization are sustained. We seek a volunteer Development Director to join Save The Snakes for the long term. This is a unpaid, volunteer position and you will work directly with the Executive Director. You can be based anywhere in the world and must be willing to connect via Skype from time to time. The successful candidate must have an authentic passion for our mission, excellent management skills, demonstrated success as an engaging fundraiser and a highly articulate communicator, skilled at making a compelling case for support both on paper and in person. There are no set limit of hours, but we are looking for you to have a serious commitment to this role and to our organization. This is an opportunity for your skills and abilities to make the difference for snake conservation efforts around the world.



We welcome

International Volunteers

How To Apply

  1. Compose an email to contact@savethesnakes.org with Volunteer Development Director in the subject line
  2. Include a CV and cover letter describing your development experience and why you want to volunteer for Save The Snakes
  3. Include a link to your website or any relevant articles that detail your development experience
  4. Include your Skype username and your state/country of residence

Save The Snakes envisions a world where our society sustains increasingly healthy ecosystems, where the rights of all communities and wildlife species are respected, and where humans and snakes can live together in harmony. To accomplish our vision, we believe that a multidimensional approach for problem solving is critical to achieve project objectives. Our organization and leadership celebrates, respects and appreciates people of all races, cultures, sexual orientations and genders. We recognize that such diversity in our organization and in the communities where we work will greatly advance the success of our conservation efforts and see that our mission to protect snakes is accomplished.