The important work we're doing to permanently protect more lands in a region with only 4% of the public lands currently protected. We're scrappy, hard-working, and visionary! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSWMkZ_jGvQ https://plumaswilderness.org/ https://www.instagram.com/friendsofplumaswilderness/?hl=en
Friends of Plumas Wilderness: Advocacy & Planning Director Position Description
The Advocacy and Planning Director oversees land and water protection campaigns for Friends of Plumas Wilderness, a small regional grassroots organization that aims to protect wildlands, free-flowing rivers, and natural communities in the Upper Feather River watershed. The A&P Director helps carry out the mission of FoPW to study, explore, and maintain the integrity of natural ecosystems where the Sierra and Cascades meet.
With guidance from the FoPW Executive Director and Board of Directors, the A&P Director works with partners, staff, contractors, and volunteers to guide and direct FoPW’s vision for the conservation of wildlands and waters at the local and regional scale. This includes coordinating with a network of advocates and organizations, corresponding with public land managers, tribal representatives, elected officials, local businesses, community leaders, etc. Having a strong understanding of environmental policy is essential.
Our long-term advocacy campaign, Protect Plumas, aims to permanently protect 400,000 acres of wildlands and 100 miles of free-flowing rivers in the Upper Feather River watershed. This work includes 30×30 planning at the local, regional, and state-levels. Current planning efforts include: Sierra Buttes Trail Stewardship’s Connected Communities planning and Lassen and Plumas National Forest Over-Snow Vehicle Use Designation. Future efforts include Lassen and Plumas Land and Resource Management Plan revisions, Middle Fork Feather River Wild & Scenic River Plan, and Bucks Lake Wilderness Fire Plan.
Compensation & Terms
Following a 6-month probationary period, employees who work at least 80% are eligible for the following benefits:
Following a 6-month probationary period, all non-seasonal employees are eligible for the following benefits:
Please submit your resume and letter of interest to:
Darla DeRuiter, Executive Director, [email protected]
For any questions, contact Darla
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