Friends of Verde River Greenway has been recently experiencing growth and expansion in the scope of our programs. As a result, we are seeking talented and dedicated individuals to help us carry our mission forward.
In case you are not familiar with our organization, Friends of Verde River Greenway restores, preserves and promotes the natural, cultural, scenic and recreational resources of the Verde River and its tributaries. We accomplish this primarily through collaborative, partner-driven programs that focus on a “boots-on-the-ground” approach to habitat restoration, flow restoration and water management, and community outreach.
If you’re interested in joining our team or know someone else who may be a good fit, please see the descriptions of our current employment opportunities below and links to recruitment profiles and how to apply, or visit www.verderivergreenway.org/employment.
Friends is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who is an entrepreneurial leader with solid nonprofit management skills, fundraising experience and expertise, and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage dynamic, collaborative and partner-driven programs. Experience and knowledge of conservation issues – ideally, understanding of water management, riparian restoration and community outreach about watershed issues – is required. The ED must be capable of working with a team of experienced and passionate employees, board members, volunteers, and community partners to transform Friends’ mission and vision into action and successful outcomes. Applications should be submitted by September 1, 2017. This is a salaried position ($70,000-77,000/year DOE) with a competitive benefits package.
Read the Executive Director recruitment profile and learn how to apply.
Restoration Program Manager
Friends is seeking a Program Manager for its Restoring Habitat program. The Program Manager is responsible for implementing the annual programmatic goals and objectives, program planning and budgeting, partnership development, and supervision of program staff involved in riparian restoration activities. The Program Manager is also the point person for the Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition, a multi-stakeholder collaborative partnership that implements river restoration projects throughout the watershed. The ideal candidate will have experience and skill in program management in the nonprofit or government sector, be able to multi-task and manage several complex projects simultaneously, and be able to foster positive collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders in the region. Applications should be submitted by July 3, 2017. This is a salaried position ($55,000/year) with a competitive benefits package.