The Wilderness Society (TWS) seeks an entry level candidate to join our team as National Wildlife Refuge Associate. The Associate will be an integral part of the TWS Campaign team and working under the direction of the Senior Campaign Director, will lead TWS’s engagement on the designation of new National Wildlife Refuges. Specifically, this position will lay the groundwork for The Wilderness Society in efforts to designate new refuges and ensure they are part of the solution to climate change.
This position plays an important role in supporting an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust and accountability to shared goals and outcomes. TWS has made diversity, equity, and inclusion strategic priorities for the organization and the National Wildlife Refuge Campaign Coordinator will integrate these priorities throughout our work. Across our team, we aspire to be campaign oriented, nimble, collaborative, innovative, transparent, and supportive of staff – our greatest asset. This is a termed position lasting for two years from the start date.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Experience, Competencies, and Education
The Wilderness Society offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including: health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; sick and vacation leave; a sabbatical program; and a retirement plan. TWS is an equal opportunity employer and actively works to ensure fair treatment of our employees and constituents across culture, socioeconomic status, race, marital or family situation, gender, age, ethnicity, religious beliefs, physical ability, veteran status or sexual orientation.
As an organization, we aspire to being inclusive in the work that we do, and in the kind of organization we are. Internally this means working as a team that listens to different points of view, recognizes the contributions of every employee and empowers each employee to bring their whole selves to work every day. Externally this means ensuring that public lands are inclusive and welcoming, so that our shared wildlands can help people and nature to thrive. We are committed to equity throughout our work, which we define as our commitment to realizing the promise of our public lands and ensuring that all can share in their universal benefits.
To learn more about our commitment, please see http://wilderness.org/our-commitment-diversity-equity-and-inclusion-wilderness-society
For consideration, please submit your resume & cover letter through our online application system.