Restoration Technician

Nevada City, CA

SYRCL is looking for a full-time technician to work in the Tahoe National Forest removing and tracking non-native and invasive weeds. The Restoration Technician will work with the Restoration Coordinator to treat invasive plants in the Tahoe National Forest, specifically in the Yuba and American River watersheds. Restoration Technician will find, identify, and treat specific invasive plants that pose high fire risk within our community to support overall watershed health.

Science Director

Nevada City, CA

SYRCL’s interdisciplinary River Science team works to ensure a healthy and resilient watershed through diverse restoration, monitoring, and water quality projects. The Science Director develops and implements program strategies and workplans, overseeing a team of eight and working collaboratively with multiple federal, state, academic and local partners.

Sierra Harvest- Farm Institute Associate

Nevada City

The Farm Institute Associate position exists to support existing farmers and ranchers and grow the next generation of farmers in Nevada County.

Mountain Area Preservation- Volunteers Wanted

Squaw Valley

MAP was selected to be the non-profit beneficiary partner of Fireside Pizza at Squaw for 2020. In order to maximize the fundraising potential, we’re recruiting volunteers for the pizza cart throughout the year.

Placer County RCD- Forestry Conservation Project Manager


The District is seeking a new team member to manage projects to improve wildfire resiliency and forest health, including vegetation management for defensible space for properties, emergency evacuation/access routes, and coordinating with local Fire Safe Councils, Firewise Communities and the Fire Alliance for Placer County. The position is a full-time, non-exempt role, working approximately 40 hours per week. It is grant dependent, currently funded through 2021 with the intent to secure ongoing funding. In the future, the position may manage projects in other resource areas depending on grant funds received. The position will report to the District Manager/ Executive Director and will work with other staff as needed to ensure the successful implementation of projects. The position will work closely with a broad array of partner organizations, government agency staff, and public and private landowners.

California Volunteers- Grants Manager


Under the leadership of the Director of AmeriCorps, the Grants Manager has the responsibility of managing California Volunteers’ planning, new, recompete, and continuation grant review and contracting processes, including promoting new funding opportunities through outreach, developing grant application guidance and instructions, providing technical assistance support and training to prospective grant applicants. This position is also responsible for training California Volunteers staff on grant review processes and procedures. The incumbent ensures AmeriCorps grant applications evaluated for state and federal funding are of high quality and compliant with state and federal requirements. The Grants Manager maintains extensive knowledge of state and federal funding priorities and resources as well as legislation, regulations, and policies impacting service program design and grant management.

Sierra Club- Senior Organizing Representative

Bishop, CA- Remote

The Senior Organizing Representative has overall program responsibility and provides experienced leadership and strategic planning, for at least one major conservation campaign or program. Manages and monitors expenses, assigns priorities and timetables, plans and develops organizing strategies, and evaluates the success of the campaign or program. Evaluates changing conditions and modifies plans accordingly. Acts as a senior advisor to staff colleagues and volunteers. Develops and supervises grasstop networks and cultivates relationships with public officials. Represents the Sierra Club to government officials, the media and other organizations. Acts as a senior lobbyist with public policy decision-makers. Works in close cooperation with national and regional volunteers and staff. Participates in activities and services provided by the regional office.

South Yuba River Citizens League- River Captain

Nevada City

SYRCL seeks to hire four part-time River Captains who are enthusiastic and passionate about the Yuba River and its health. The River Ambassador program runs 16 weekends between May 23rd and September 7th, with mandatory trainings for Captains in May and July. River Captains work three to four weekends per month, or an average of 12 hours per weekend on the river with River Ambassador volunteers educating visitors about best stewardship and fire-safety practices. In addition, River Captains can expect to spend two hours midweek in meetings and completing administrative duties, such as record keeping, scheduling, and supply restocking. River Captains average 8-14 hours a week total.

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