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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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Delaware Nature Society

Director of Education and Operations

Hockessin, Delaware

The Director of Education and Operations (DEO) is a member of the Senior Leadership team working in concert with other team members to foster a coordinated, collaborative, and effective approach to service delivery, management, and growth of the Delaware Nature Society (DelNature). The individual in this position will oversee the management of the day to day operations and effective management and support of the staff, volunteers, sites, and programs. The DEO will work with Board members, committees, donors, volunteers, and staff, as well as other community-based organizations, for the effective fulfillment and advancement of the Mission and goals of the DelNature. The DEO ensures safe, consistent, cooperative, and innovative delivery of services to meet the needs of the community and consistent implementation of the Strategic direction of the organization. Responsible for strategic program development and support, administration, management, oversight, and evaluation of Preschool, Camp, Out of School, Hybrid and Adult Education. The DEO has fiscal, program compliance, outcome measurement responsibility and must assure the safety and well-being of all participants served. The position will supervise Site Directors, develop staff and volunteers and be instrumental in establishing strategic partnerships and new programs to further the scope and reach of the Delaware Nature Society.

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Natural Resources Council of Maine

Digital Outreach Manager

Augusta, Maine

The Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) is seeking a Digital Outreach Manager. This newly created position is an exciting opportunity to join NRCM’s outreach team in a position that will help design and execute NRCM’s online organizing strategy. Primary responsibilities include: developing and helping implement NRCM’s digital outreach and mobilization efforts by bringing innovative organizing tactics to NRCM’s digital advocacy strategies; utilizing NRCM’s database and Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems to assess results, make data-driven decisions, and target online organizing strategies; and streamlining NRCM’s digital advocacy communications. The Digital Outreach Manager coordinates with staff across the organization to implement leading edge digital engagement strategies that motivate action by NRCM members and supporters to help protect Maine’s environment. This is a full-time position based at NRCM’s office in Augusta, Maine, but will involve remote work while the pandemic persists.

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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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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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