Program Coordinator (Temporary, Part-Time)

  • Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
  • Oakland, CA 94612, USA
  • Feb 08, 2018
Contractor - Independent Consultant Advocacy and Policy Communication - Public Outreach Conservation/ Natural Resources

Job Description

About Us

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC), a nonprofit organization with more than 160,000 members and supporters, is the nation's largest trails organization dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating a nationwide network of public trails, many from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Founded in 1986, RTC’s national office is located in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in California, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

Job Location

RTC’s Western office is located in the Historic Central Building in downtown Oakland, across from 12th Street/City Center BART.

Job Description

Job responsibilities are primarily to provide support for a trail feasibility study, with tasks focused on developing a strategy for public outreach, planning workshops, developing materials and project administration. The position is contractual and will last approximately one year. Funding is currently available for 105 hours total; schedule will vary based on project timeline.


The successful candidate will have: experience leading or supporting outreach activities, strong writing and organizational skills, and competency with graphics software to create outreach materials. Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not essential.

Work Environment

Normal office setting with low to moderate noise level

Employer's Rights

RTC reserves the right to revise, change or reclassify this job description at any time in accordance with RTC’s business needs. This job description is by no means an implied contract.

How to Apply

Please use one form of transmitting your résumé. No phone calls please, unless contacted for an in-person interview. Recruiters, please do not contact our offices.

Mail, fax or email cover letter, résumé and three professional references to:

Human Resources Manager
Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
The Duke Ellington Building
2121 Ward Court, NW, 5th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20037

Fax: 202.223.9257

Commitment to Diversity

RTC is an equal opportunity employer and seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin. Women and diverse applicants are encouraged to apply. EOE

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