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Land Trust of Napa County Napa, CA, United States
Apr 29, 2017
Full time
The Database and Membership Coordinator (DMC) is responsible for supporting the Development Department in meeting organizational and revenue goals by managing the database and membership program, as well as assisting with outreach, mailings, communications and general administration. The DMC works closely with Development Manager, the Major Gifts Officer, the Administrative staff, and volunteers to ensure the success of the Land Trust’s development objectives, while providing support in all aspects of the donor engagement cycle.   This position is full time with benefits, non-exempt, and reports to the Development Manager. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Database management – Raiser’s Edge (RE) Responsible for all aspects of database including innovation, troubleshooting, and problem solving in Management of donor records. Data entry and accuracy. Reporting Monthly analysis Continued integration of RE database with NXT Integration of DonorSearch Manage relationship/cultivation data Coordinate reporting and reconciliation with Development and Administration staff Membership Responsible for preparation, organization, and facilitation of LTNC Membership and Annual Appeal mailings including: Monthly and annual renewal mailings Acknowledgement letters Dropped/Lapsed member solicitations Develop new letters and appeals as needed Analyze membership program response rates, track annual progress and database accuracy Engage and manage volunteers for assistance as needed Audit annual appeal income and performance and maintain record of annual progress Audit membership revenues monthly and maintain record of annual progress Development Support Development Department by: Producing reports for CEO, MGO, and DM Participate in creation of annual development strategy and goals Assist with donor/member outreach and LTNC events by developing lists and implementing communications for Legacy Society, Major Donors, Volunteer Thank You, Earth Day Work at donor/member outreach events as needed (some weekends) General administration and research support Minimum Qualifications Raiser’s Edge database experience preferred – minimum 1 year 3 years of relevant work experience within RE or similar database system  (or equivalent combination of training, education, and professional experience) Excellent written and oral communication skills. High-level proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel. Must be able to create spreadsheets, perform mail merge functions, and create properly formatted documents independently. Knowledge of web software, fundraising databases and presentation software a plus. High level of organization, resourcefulness and attention to detail. Ability to recommend and implement systems. Good research, analytical, planning, problem-solving, and follow-through skills. Ability to work well with a variety of people including staff, volunteers, trustees, community members, and high-profile individuals. Ability to take independent initiative, remain focused under pressure, juggle multiple priorities, and meet deadlines. Prior work in non-profit environments preferred. Fundraising or membership experience helpful. Ability to work nights and weekends on occasion for events, meetings, and deadlines. Flexibility and sense of humor a must. Knowledge of environmental issues helpful.   Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Concord Concord, MA, United States
Apr 29, 2017
Full time
The demand for excellence and accountability within public water supplies is growing by the day.  Concord Public Works is a progressive and innovative utility which will provide the successful candidate with exposure and experience to this rapidly evolving industry.  Under the direction of the Senior Environmental and Regulatory Compliance Coordinator, candidate will perform water sample collection and analysis, data logging, compilation of water use and conservation data, watershed protection activities, and related environmental field work and office activities. Required: Valid Driver’s License, data entry skills (Excel and Access), good communication skills, positive attitude and ability to work unsupervised. More than 2 years accredited college or university education, with upper-level classes in biology, chemistry, environmental science/engineering or a related field required.  Preferred: Lab experience relating to water quality analysis, experience with GIS/GPS and small watercraft handling.  Temporary Position: Monday – Friday, 40 hours/week through summer with opportunity for employment extension. Early morning, evening and weekend hours may be assigned as needed.   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; resume review began 4/28/2017. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
Biodiversity Research Institute Portland, Maine, United States
Apr 29, 2017
Seasonal
Labor Category: Full time, temporary/seasonal Summary : Field technician needed for studies of breeding birds in Maine, Massachusetts, and other locations in New England as needed, from at least mid-May to mid-July. Ability to work independently and identify eastern birds by sight/sound required. Position will be based in Portland, Maine, with housing provided. For travel to other locations, per diem and housing will be provided. Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Duties are expected to consist of standardized point count surveys and/or transect surveys using standardized protocols. Driving between sites and data entry will be required. Activities may include: Conduct standardized point count surveys in Maine, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. Ability to identify eastern birds by sight/sound. Must be able to work independently in remote areas. Duties will include travel to survey locations, conducting independent point counts, recording and data entry, reporting, and logistics. Conduct Bicknell’s Thrush surveys in western Maine. Ability to identify BITH by ear, hike to survey areas in potentially rugged terrain, navigate off-trail via GPS. May involve overnight camping in some locations. Must be able to work independently in remote areas. Duties will include travel to survey locations, conducting independent surveys, recording and data entry, reporting, and logistics. May also include backcountry camping and off-trail navigation to points via GPS. Conduct data entry and data management activities and assist with end of season reporting. All other duties as directed or assigned. Motivated candidates may have the opportunity for involvement with a variety of other field and analytical efforts at BRI (migration and breeding season banding stations, at-sea surveys, avian tissue sampling for contaminants analysis, bat and raptor studies, shorebird surveys, nanotag retrieval, outreach and education activities, data analysis, manuscript development, etc.). Dates of employment:  May 15- July 15 (start and end dates flexible). Applications will be reviewed as they are received. Qualifications: Applicants should be highly proficient at identifying eastern birds by sight and sound. Must be able to work independently or in a small group, be able to carry 50 lbs. and walk for several miles per day in potentially rugged terrain, and have a valid driver’s license. A strong work ethic, professionalism, and sense of humor are a must. Desired qualifications include prior experience conducting point count surveys, vessel-based seabird surveys, songbird banding during migration and breeding seasons, camping, long distance hiking, and navigating in the backcountry. Work Environment: BRI is a nonprofit based in Portland, Maine whose mission is to assess emerging threats to wildlife and ecosystems through collaborative research, and to use scientific findings to advance environmental awareness and inform decision makers. More information is available at BRI’s website: www.briloon.org . Biodiversity Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. Compensation: $480-$600/week DOE, plus per diem (which could be >$1000 over course of the season) and housing. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
The Trustees of Reservations Sharon, MA, United States
Apr 29, 2017
Full time
Summary of Position: The Trustees is seeking Seasonal Trail Specialists for our Statewide Trails Team to protect, restore, and enhance our trail resources and systems, the environment, and visitor experience through high quality trail work. As part of a statewide team, the Seasonal Trails Specialist will focus primarily on sustainable trail reconstruction and maintenance projects, using basic trail work skills and knowledge of the use and maintenance of tools. There are 2 open positions, which will last roughly 13 weeks. The positions are regionally based out of the Southeast (Sharon, MA). Essential Functions: Performs both basic and advanced trail work to a high standard of quality. Performs heavy reconstructive trail work including, but not limited to: trail relocations, tread hardening, culvert installation, rock construction (waterbars and staircases), timber structures (bog bridges and waterbars), and new trail construction. Performs routine monitoring and maintenance of trail systems, including updating wayfinding signage and blazing, removal of encroaching vegetation, clearing trails and entrances of hazard or downed trees, cleaning drainages, and checking trail conditions. Assists with baseline standards assessments of trails and entrances. Works within appropriate techniques and BMPs related to trail design, layout, building, maintenance, restoration, and preservation for sustainability and desired visitor experience. Works collaboratively as part of the Trails Team, with other staff across the organization, and with volunteers. Uses and maintains vehicles, tools and equipment to the highest safety standards. Other duties as assigned with or without accommodation. Qualifications Minimum Requirements: Proven ability to work independently or collaboratively as a team member. Proven ability to complete assigned projects and tasks, meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks. Basic knowledge of trail problems and work, and tool use to address them. Commitment to natural resource protection. Willing to travel across the state to work in remote locations. Strong commitment to the mission of The Trustees. Education and Experience: High School Diploma or equivalent experience. Minimum of one year or season of professional experience associated with the responsibilities of the position. Skills/Qualifications: UTV operation, and power tool use training, preferred. Wilderness First Aid certification, preferred. Experience working with volunteer groups preferred. ​ Other: Valid driver’s license and satisfactory driving record required for driving Trustees vehicles. Satisfactory criminal background check (CORI). Organizational Relationships/Scope: · Reports to the Trails Team Manager, and will work daily with the regional Trail Specialist. Working Conditions: Able to handle the physical demands of the job, which will include carrying up to 50 pounds of gear and tools and working in all weather conditions. Benefits and Salary This is a seasonal, non-exempt, hourly paid position. The Trustees offers competitive compensation and the opportunity to be part of a dedicated team across the Commonwealth who love the outdoors, who love the distinctive charms of New England, and who believe in celebrating and protecting our special places, for everyone, forever. In addition to being an Equal Opportunity Employer, The Trustees of Reservations aim to create a thriving, inclusive workplace that values each member of our team. We aspire to reflect and effectively serve the residents and communities of Massachusetts who are at the core of our mission. We kindly request that you do not call to inquire about the status of your application. Those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted. Remember to say you found this opportunity at EnvironmentalCareer.com
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