Volunteer Engagement Fellow

  • Full-Time
  • Madison, WI
  • Application deadline: 2021-06-23

The Nature Conservancy

Help connect people to nature by working with the volunteer program at The Nature Conservancy in Wisconsin! The Nature Conservancy is seeking applicants with interest and experience in engaging volunteers for a 12-month paid fellowship. The fellowship program is aimed at recent graduates and emerging professionals. You’ll play a key role in developing new volunteer projects and supporting essential functions like recruiting and communications. This position is based in our Madison, WI office (with flexibility for remote work) with occasional travel around southern Wisconsin. The pay range starts at $42,000 annually, with benefits.

Work alongside Conservancy staff on projects including

  • Coordinating new volunteer initiatives such as an advocacy network, community science opportunities, or individual volunteer placements on projects
  • Developing improved systems such as recruiting, training, and tracking Communicating with volunteers and staff
  • Attending and organizing occasional in-person volunteer events at nature preserves

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and skills

  • Recent graduate, such as within 18 months of completing a degree (but all applicants will be considered)
  • Experience working with volunteers and coordinating at least one volunteer project
  • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter who can take initiative to organize people to complete projects
  • Cross-cultural experience is preferred, and multi-lingual skills are appreciated
  • Experience with spreadsheets or databases
  • Valid driver’s license preferred

Click here to apply and search for position #49805. Approximate start date is August 2021.

The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organization dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we create innovative, on-the-ground solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that people and nature can thrive together. In Wisconsin, the Conservancy works with partners and communities to conserve special natural places, protecting more than 236,300 acres since 1960.

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to a diverse and culturally competent global workforce.

To apply for this job please visit nature.org.