The research program is directed by Board Research Chair, Dr. Jim Chalmers with assistance from local, state and federal agencies and BHRA staff. The BHRA seeks a well-trained and highly motivated individual who is passionate about our mission to both participate in, and help coordinate and grow, the RI. It is anticipated that the individual would start in the fourth quarter of this year or first quarter, 2022. The individual would be based in Billings but would spend considerable time in the field. Salary will depend on qualifications but will be full time and include retirement benefits and paid sick, holiday and vacation leave.
Park Conservation District is accepting applications for the position of Conservation District Administrator. This position is part-time 20 hours per week, with the opportunity to build up to full time. More information and job description attached. Please call (406) 946-3008 with questions. Submit a cover letter and resume to: Ashley.email@example.com. Last day to submit applications is Monday, August 9th.
The Director of Development’s primary responsibility is to coordinate all fund development activities, working with the Executive Director and the Development Committee to promote a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization. This is a permanent full-time staff person, however, for the right candidate we will consider a part-time schedule. Job duties include managing major donor cultivation and solicitation, grant research and writing, overseeing annual fund activities such as appeal letters, email solicitations and monthly giving program, and promoting and managing planned gifts. This position also oversees all of Montana Audubon’s communications to ensure a consistent message throughout different media and publications.
The Development Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to coordinate all fund development activities, working with the Executive Director and the Development Committee to promote a culture of philanthropy throughout the organization. This is a permanent full-time staff person, however, for the right candidate we will consider a part-time schedule. Duties include providing support to the Executive Director in major donor cultivation and solicitation, grant research and writing, overseeing annual fund activities such as appeal letters, email solicitations, and monthly giving program, and planning and coordinating special events.
The Gallatin River Task Force seeks a dynamic, adept, and creative Communications Manager to develop and manage comprehensive communication and outreach strategies consistent with the organization’s strategic plan. The Communications Manager will implement a range of activities to expand engagement, increase the organization’s visibility, and work collaboratively with staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, project partners, and other supporters.
Montana Conservation Corps is seeking an Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions to join our team to help recruit over 400 corps participants a year. This position is for an experienced manager with an interest and passion for helping to support MCC’s mission of developing young leaders, contributing to social change, and improving our environment.
The Associate Director of Recruitment and Admissions oversees MCC’s recruitment plan and strategy to attract and enroll candidates to the MCC programs. In addition to staff, MCC recruits over 300 AmeriCorps members and 100 youth positions each year. Join MCC and help us engage in building relationships and implementing outreach strategies. You will work closely with a team to recruit and onboard, including working with hiring managers throughout the state and within multiple programs. You can help us identify program needs and develop strategies to meet those needs.
At a time of organizational growth and international expansion, Adventure Scientists seeks an experienced, creative, and energetic Director of Development to join our team. This position will build upon our track record of fundraising success and introduce new strategies to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a range of supporters. They will serve as a key thought partner to the Executive Director, work alongside an engaged Board of Directors and staff, and ultimately contribute to making a significant impact on the conservation field.
The Education and Outreach Coordinator will focus on three main priorities for Winnett ACES: 1). Coordinate and implement educational workshops and other offerings for producers in central Montana, 2). Provide outreach for the public about ranching, 3). Work with landowners to identify natural resource concerns and conservation projects.
Representative Examples of Work
Updates and maintains complex databases using geographic information software (ArcGIS Pro). Collects geospatial data by researching electronic land records. Identifies and classifies legal documents for geographic representation. Reads and interprets legal descriptions, maps, plats, and other GIS-related source material. Maps and edits parcels and data in GIS to reflect subdivisions, land surveys, and recorded deeds. Develops graphic representations of geospatial data including maps, charts and other graphic information displays as requested. Collaborates to integrate software platforms to deliver GIS and records data to end users. Reviews and evaluates data to ensure accuracy.
At the interagency Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute, this research scientist will develop impactful lines of research and partnerships related to understanding and improving the relevance of Federally designated Wilderness to communities who have been historically underrepresented and/or under-resourced.
This job will close when they have received 75 applications, which may be sooner than the closing date.
The Development Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating fundraising efforts to help CDTC reach its annual operating budget. This individual will assist with two or more donor appeals, fundraising events and campaigns, membership services, corporate sponsors, and grant writing. They will play a critical role in CDTC’s Development Team and will help directly support all of CDTC’s programs and operations along the 3,100-mile-long Continental Divide National Scenic Trail (CDT). The Development Coordinator will work closely with CDTC’s Director of Development to implement innovative and engaging fundraising campaigns to support CDTC’s mission and growth.
The Development Coordinator will work under the direct supervision of the Director of Development; however, he/she/they will be expected to work independently and to prioritize their work assignments to effectively achieve the goals of the Development Program. This individual will also work regularly with other CDTC staff members to ensure CDTC’s Development Program is up-to-date regarding programmatic goals, and to integrate develop fundraising activities that are cohesive and thoughtful. The Development Coordinator will meet with the Director of Development on a regular basis. CDTC fosters a collegial work environment within a management team that includes staff, volunteer board members and other volunteer leaders, as well as our partners involved in our work. Travel (including overnight travel) may occasionally be required for this position, as well as an irregular work schedule to include weekend work on occasion.
The NGP program works to improve the status of the NGP as a fully functioning grassland ecosystem by: 1) sustaining intact grasslands and enhancing biodiversity across the ecoregion; and 2) restoring two flagship species— the Plains bison and the black-footed ferret. The Science Specialist is responsible for providing technical/scientific support in the development and testing of ecological theory and applied conservation with a focus on informing grassland conservation across the NGP program. The Science Specialist will assist with data management, synthesis, and analysis through the development of data products and statistical interpretation of existing and new datasets. The Scientist will disseminate information to NGP staff and partners, build and maintain collaboration with scientific partners, and provide support across all NGP projects as needed.
Prickly Pear Land Trust is looking for a dynamic individual who not only embodies the Happy Trails culture, but someone who can take the existing development program and expand its potential to match the pace of the organization. Someone who can imagine and lead PPLT’s philanthropy vision with confidence, passion and intelligence. Someone who can deepen established connections and shepherd them alongside organizational evolution. Adaptable, accessible, creative, and enthusiastic, the Associate Development Director will work closely with the Executive Director and Associate Director to provide strategic direction and both long and short range planning to identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward existing donors and prospects.
The Development Associate is responsible for supporting the design and implementation of MEIC’s fundraising/development plan. This is a full-time, exempt (salaried) position with a six-month probationary period. The employee would be eligible for permanent status after satisfactory performance during the trial period.
Principal Duties of the Regional Executive Director (RED):
The RED is accountable for developing and implementing programs and strategies that enable the National Wildlife Federation to achieve outcomes articulated in our Strategic and Equity and Justice Plans and serves as an important “face and voice” for the organization in the Northern Rockies, Prairies & Pacific Region. This position may be based in Missoula, MT or Seattle, WA.
Additionally, the RED:
- Provides organizational leadership, program development, and targeted campaign management that effectively advances our mission and objectives;
- Fosters an inclusive, and collaborative workplace culture that supports staff in functioning as a highly integrated and effective team across a geographically diverse, highly matrixed organization;
- Achieves the organization’s regional philanthropic and fundraising goals by working with staff to engage current and potential funders, individuals, foundations, and corporations to support our work;
- Manages the Regional Center’s budget and stewards the organization’s financial resources;
- Builds and maintains authentic relationships with political, affiliate, business, education, indigenous, governmental and community leaders with a diverse and representative range of group identities;
- Demonstrates a personal and professional commitment to and experience in advancing equity and justice within the organization and in external program delivery, partnerships, and communications;
- Advances the National Wildlife Federation’s long-term conservation goals as well as our values of collaboration, empowerment, inclusivity, mindfulness, and mission-focused work.
This is a full-time position working directly with NRCS, BLM, state wildlife agencies, Pheasants Forever Chapters and other in-state conservation partners to coordinate the delivery of wildlife habitat conservation within the states of Wyoming and Montana as well as team with two Regional Representatives as leaders for Pheasants Forever in Montana and Wyoming.
Duties and Expectations:
The State Coordinator will:
- Provide direct oversight, leadership, supervision and guidance to the Pheasants Forever Biologist Teams in MT and WY, ensuring effective conservation delivery and coordination within their areas of responsibility.
- Work with PF/QF West Regional Director, Wy and MT Regional Representatives, and Pheasants Forever Inc. & Quail Forever Marketing Team to provide information focused on promoting in-state strategic conservation efforts to media sources in Montana and Wyoming.
- Coordinate and lead new and existing landscape level habitat initiatives and partnerships that advance our mission in Montana and Wyoming. Examples include the Montana’s Focused Conservation Initiative, Sage Grouse Initiative, Wildlife Corridor Habitat Restoration, state access programs, and several others.
- Coordinate with PF regional reps and partners to Implement PF Education and outreach Programs, providing feedback to program leads to improve, modify, and/ or create PF programs that apply to Montana and Wyoming.
- Assist with state level advocacy and philanthropic activities in Montana and Wyoming.
- Monitor the progress of the PF Biologist Team in the delivery of strategic conservation initiatives, keeping partners aware of timelines and milestones, prepare quarterly written progress reports and a full year summary report to share with all partners.
- Work closely with field practitioners and partner staff to educate them on the proper implementation and utilization of wildlife conservation programs and practices.
- Work closely with partner (NRCS, BLM, Joint Ventures, State agency) staff to provide insight and input related to programs standards and specifications specifically focused on wildlife conservation, assisting with the development and review/update of wildlife related program standards and specifications and enhancements.
- Provide cost-share program, habitat restoration and management training to conservation planners on wildlife habitat.
- Develop relationships with partners within Montana and Wyoming that work to promote wildlife conservation, including working with PF chapters in Montana and Wyoming to inform them of wildlife conservation opportunities in WY/MT.
- Identify opportunities (grants or groups) that will enhance strategic plan achievement. Pursue granting opportunities as they become available. Examples include National Fish and Wildlife Foundation grants, Regional Conservation Partnership Grants, and several others
MPG Ranch is seeking a field technician to assist with irrigation, weed control, tree care, and other restoration efforts. The season will run approximately late March to early October. The workweek will consist of four ten-hour workdays. Occasional weekend days will be required.
- Installing and maintaining drip irrigation systems
- Towing a trailer with water tank to hand water plantings
- Operating and maintaining center pivots, wheel lines, hand lines, and k-lines
- Backpack spraying and manually removing noxious weeds
- Caring for fruit tree and restoration tree plantings
- Assisting with other restoration and maintenance projects
- Possess a valid driver’s license
- Able to lift 75 lbs.
- Comfortable working with herbicide
- Knowledge or ability to learn the region’s native plants and invasive weeds
- Manual labor experience
- Able to work both independently and with a crew
The Clark Fork Coalition (CFC) seeks a Streamflow Monitoring Technician to complete streamflow monitoring and data entry/analysis for CFC’s instream flow restoration projects this summer. One of the ways that CFC works to restore the watershed is by purchasing and leasing water rights from landowners to ensure that tributary streams stay cold and connected to mainstem rivers during the driest times of the summer. This position will complete the monitoring required for these projects, primarily on private land. The Streamflow Monitoring Technician will assist with all stages of monitoring including setup of monitoring sites, data collection, equipment maintenance, and data entry and analysis. CFC monitors approximately 30 sites within 2 hours of Missoula, and this position involves extensive travel within the watershed. A personal vehicle will be required.
All training for this position will be provided, after which the Streamflow Monitoring Technician will be expected to work solo in the field. This position will report to the Project and Monitoring Coordinator.
The new Executive Director will be responsible for stewarding the vision of the organization forward. Primary tasks will include: developing opportunities to expand Missoula’s trail network, fostering collaborative relationships with community partners, writing and speaking on behalf of the organization, overseeing trail projects and events, as well as fundraising and administration. The ED will have latitude to identify new opportunities and work with the Board of Directors to set and meet new goals.