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Employment Opportunities

The Native American Land Conservancy (NALC) is dedicated to acquire, preserve, and protect our sacred lands. Our mission is driven by a commitment to environmental conservation, cultural preservation, and wildlife protection. We seek passionate and dedicated individuals to join our team and contribute to our mission.

Temporary Part-Time Program Assistant I 

The Native American Land Conservancy seeks a Program Assistant for Education and
Stewardship Programs to perform a variety of tasks supporting the mission of the Native
American Land Conservancy (NALC) and its Project Managers. This includes providing
administrative support to numerous NALC programs such as Learning Landscapes, Healing Landscapes, Speaking Landscapes, Save Our Springs, as well as volunteer-coordinated
clean-ups, invasive species removals, educational events, and special events. Other duties include assisting program implementation, preparation of written material, and outreach (e.g. tabling, public communication, factsheets, website information, flyers, and presentation materials).

The specific responsibilities of this position include:
● Assist the Conservancy’s Program Division.
● Maintain regular communication with the Program Manager and NALC team regarding
land management tasks and priorities.
● Assist with ecological restoration, site maintenance, and invasive species control
projects as directed.
● Inspect fencing, gates, signage and conservation properties for dumping and invasive
species.
● Install and maintain signage on NALC properties as necessary.
● Work directly with the Program Manager to plan, manage, track a comprehensive
year-round calendar of volunteer training, needs, and programs.
● Assist in executing NALC’s programs.
● With NALC staff, implement the management plans for all NALC programs including
project budgets, timelines, resource needs, and deliverables.
● Assist in coordinating and executing events such as the Learning Landscapes, Healing
Landscapes, docent lead trips, volunteer work days, donor events, field trips, online
programs, and general events.
● Assist in building out and assisting in programming directed at Tribal communities.
● Represent the NALC at community events.

● Maintain consistent communication with staff, donors, volunteers, and the community
about events, volunteer opportunities, and activities.
● Promote NALC events through email blasts, social media channels, and NALC website.
● Assist in managing the volunteer program for the NALC.
● Establish and/or maintain cooperative relationships with representatives of communities,
Tribes, government agencies, nonprofit organizations, schools, etc.
● Complete word processing and editing tasks; prepare letters, memorandums, reports,
follow ups, or other materials; check and tabulate statistical data; prepare and maintain
Excel spreadsheets.
● Support department directors and other staff by assisting in coordination of meetings
with local groups, partner agencies and organizations, neighborhood and business
groups and other community stakeholders.
● Assist with preparation of agenda packets for assigned committees in cooperation with
other department staff; assist with pre-meeting set-up and administrative support for
committee meetings.
● Organize and maintain file systems; manage department files including digital files,
records and indexes; receive, sort, distribute and file correspondence.
● Perform other tasks as directed, including special assignments for the Executive Director
and Program Managers


Minimum Qualifications
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Education and/or Experience
Associate’s Degree/Certifications or 1+ years of relevant experience required.

 

Qualifications
Minimum of 1 year of experience successfully assisting multiple programs.
The ability and willingness to travel locally and nationally. The ability and willingness to work remotely and independently. Computer literacy and familiarity with webinar and remote work apps and programs. Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation, and oral communication skills, delivered in a manner appropriate to the audience.

Pass a background check. 
Ability to establish priorities, organize, schedule, and complete tasks independently.
Positive attitude. An entrepreneurial approach in supporting the growth of the Conservancy. Innovative in problem solving skills. Valid driver’s license and accessibility to transportation.

Preferred Qualifications
Land management and volunteer organizing.
Experience with Tribal communities and Tribal education.
Qualified Native American applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.

 

Work Load
Part-time, temporary. Occasional weekend or evening work as well as travel may be required.
Compensation
$22.00-$28.80/Hourly and DOE

 

Note
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position. All employees may have other duties assigned at any time.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer. Applications are considered for positions without regard to veteran status, uniformed service member status, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


At Will Employer
This organization is an at-will employer as allowed by applicable state law.

 

To Apply
Email resume and cover letter with references to hr@nativeamericanland.org

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