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The National Wildlife Federation's state and territorial affiliates form the backbone of the Federation. Our 53 affiliate partners are leaders on state and local conservation efforts, employing dedicated conservationists who are making real strides in protecting our natural resources. Explore the opportunities below to work for an affiliate organization and join the Federation family.

Arizona Wildlife Federation

Development Director


The Arizona Wildlife Federation (AWF) seeks an energetic Development Director to lead and diversify fundraising efforts in order to increase overall impact on the conservation of Arizona wildlife, habitat and public lands. The AWF Development Director will lead AWF’s fundraising efforts with focus on annual giving and major and planned gifts. This is a new position for AWF, and the Development Director will both design and execute the development strategy. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Development Director must have an established background in developing and executing nonprofit donation strategies.

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New Jersey Audubon

Membership Assistant, part-time

Bernardsville, New Jersey

The Membership Assistant works in close coordination with the Database Team and may also provide administrative support to other development related matters. The Membership Assistant will take an active role in promotion of New Jersey Audubon as a membership-based conservation and environmental organization.

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Staff Attorney

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

PennFuture is seeking a Staff Attorney who will prioritize clean air legal activities. Western Pennsylvania communities, including Pittsburgh, are impacted by some of the worst air pollution in the United States. Through campaigns, coalitions, and other tactics, PennFuture is working aggressively to reduce air pollution in the region from major industrial polluters and eliminate threats from increased energy and petrochemical production. As such, PennFuture seeks an air attorney to lead these efforts, engage with coalition members, and take on important cases that could impact hundreds of thousands of people.

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Southeast Alaska Conservation Council

Tongass Forest Program Manager

Juneau, Alaska

The Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) is seeking a Tongass Forest Program Manager to coordinate and lead our forest and land-use-related campaign work at SEACC. The Tongass Forest Program Manager reports directly to Executive Director Meredith Trainor and oversees and manages the Tongass Forest programmatic work at SEACC. The Tongass Forest Program Manager will be a part of the management team at SEACC and supervises one staff member. The Tongass Forest Program Manager will spend a majority of their time working on federal lands issues, including some lobbying and travel to Washington, D.C. The role breaks down to about 50% campaign strategy and implementation, 25% Tongass Coalition leadership and coordination, and 25% staff and program management.

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Wisconsin Wildlife Federation

Executive Director

Madison, Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation is seeking a qualified individual to serve as the Executive Director of the organization. The Executive Director must be willing to be located within one hour of Madison, Wisconsin. The individual must be ready to start on April 5, 2021 as an understudy to our current Executive Director and be prepared to assume the full position on July 5, 2021. The Wisconsin Wildlife Federation is comprised of over 200 sporting organizations in the state, in addition to individual members. The organization’s Mission is conservation education, largely focused on youth and conservation policy advocacy. The WWF is the Wisconsin affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation. The position reports to the Federation Board of Directors and Executive Committee. The position has responsibility to oversee all operational aspects of the organization and is expected to be engaged in advocacy, membership recruitment, fund raising and public outreach and education.

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. We're on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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