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Jobs and Fellowships

Green Lake Association 
Director of Development, Full-Time
Application deadline: Open until filled, with initial deadline of November 20, 2019

The Green Lake Association’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce the creation of a new position, the Director of Development. This individual will provide additional leadership for a growing program of philanthropic support for our science-based work to preserve the water quality of Wisconsin’s Big Green Lake. The Director of Development will join staff professionals, fundraising counsel, and Board members who have already begun the work of preparing for a significant comprehensive campaign for our important conservation work.

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U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Funding Opportunity for FY 2020 Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is currently accepting project proposals to protect, restore and enhance Great Lakes fish and wildlife habitat under the Great Lakes Fish and Wildlife Restoration Act (Act). The Service requests interested entities to submit restoration, research and regional project proposals for the restoration of Great Lakes fish and wildlife resources, as authorized under the Act (16 USC 941c). The purpose of the Act is to provide assistance to states, tribes and other interested entities to encourage cooperative conservation, restoration and management of fish and wildlife resources and their habitats in the Great Lakes Basin. The deadline for proposal submission is Tuesday, January 7, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. EST.
A total of approximately $1.38 million is projected to support projects this fiscal year. Available funding and project awards are subject to final Congressional appropriations for fiscal year 2020. Project funding is available to support Great Lakes Basin restoration, research and regional projects. Local watershed associations, municipalities, tribes, states and non-governmental organizations are encouraged to apply.
The 2016 Reauthorization of the Act made significant additions to allowable sources of non-federal match as it relates to time period, and land and conservation easements. Click her to see more details for the full Notice of Funding Opportunity. Opportunity number is F20AS00027.
All project proposals will be compiled, reviewed and ranked by the Proposal Review Committee, and final funding decisions will be made by the Service in early to late summer of 2020.

Freshwater Future – Development and Membership Coordinator
Application Due: 
Open until filled

Freshwater Future is looking for a new Development and Membership Coordinator! This position manages Freshwater Future’s membership programs with a focus on member renewals, retention, recruitment, tracking, and reporting.

The Development and Membership Coordinator is a key link with our members. S/he will ensure that the membership program is well-organized and meets the needs of diverse constituents across the Great Lakes region. S/he will work collaboratively with colleagues and external partners to ensure that membership is fully integrated across all facets of Freshwater Future’s work.

The Coordinator will carry out a range of development activities, including data management, production of acknowledgment letters, management of the membership drive and annual appeals, generation of mailing lists and reports, coordination with design, print and mailing contractors, and direct contact with members and potential members.

View the complete job description and apply here!

Summer Event Coordinators

Organization: Freshwater Alliance Canada
Location: London, Ontario
Application Deadline: May 12th, 2019

More Information and Application Here!

HOW Coalition Director

The Healing Our Waters Director is responsible for directing a multi-million dollar ($1.5 million annual), multi-organization campaign to advocate for federal programs and policies that protect and restore the Great Lakes. The director’s responsibilities include designing a campaign strategy; building and maintaining a broad coalition; coordinating and following the directives of a Governance Board; coordinating media, field, and policy activities by dozens of organizations; fostering relationships with key funders and decision makers; managing campaign staff; and managing a multi-organizational budget. See the job posting here.

Environmental Technologist
Consolidated Safety Services, Inc. (CSS)

Learn more and apply here.

Prairie Rivers Network
Executive Director

Learn more and apply here.

The organization seeks an Executive Director to lead, mentor, and empower a qualified and committed staff to achieve the conservation goals of the organization; communicate an inspirational vision for river conservation; develop and foster strong organizational partnerships; develop and implement a fundraising plan that cultivates and builds strong relationships with donors and foundations; and work effectively with and leverage the skills of a dedicated board.

Wisconsin Sea Grant
Outreach Program Manager – Lake Superior Field Office

The University of Wisconsin Aquatic Sciences Center is hiring an outreach program manager at its Sea Grant Field Office based in Superior, Wisconsin. The Center administers the University of Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute and the Wisconsin Water Resources Institute, which support multidisciplinary research, education and outreach for the protection and sustainable use of Wisconsin’s water resources. This academic staff position will be responsible for providing coastal stakeholders with outreach and applied research related to the Wisconsin Sea Grant mission. Emphasis in a discipline relevant to coastal engineering, ecosystem management or environmental economics is preferred.

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Clean Water for All Coalition

For more information and how to apply, click here.

Federation of Ontario Cottagers’ Association
Seasonal Outreach Assistant (Summer 2019)

Learn more on their website.


Great Lakes Commission 
Help Desk Specialist, Part-Time
Application deadline: Open until filled

The Great Lakes Commission is looking for a customer service-oriented Help Desk Specialist to work up to 20 hours per week providing technical and troubleshooting assistance related to computer hardware and software, mobile devices and other tech tools and products. This is an ideal opportunity for candidates with an interest in pursuing a technical career to gain practical experience in a business environment. In this position, you will grow your knowledge of help desk procedures, and the use of Microsoft products and services. There will be an opportunity to gain hands-on experience with network software and hardware.

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