Job and Grant Opportunities with Other Organizations

Job and Grant Opportunities with Other Organizations

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Grants

Grant Amount: Between $100,000 – $1,000,000 per year, for a maximum of 4 years.
Application Deadline: March 22nd 2019
Canada Nature Fund for Aquatic Species at Risk is offering funding for projects that help the recovery of aquatic species at risk. Information on the objective of the Fund, proposal criteria, and how to apply here.

For a list of foundations and other funding sources that also may be able to provide financial backing for your project follow the links below:


Jobs and Fellowships

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!


CS Mott Foundation – Internship Opportunity
Application Due: March 31, 2019

The 10-week internships, which run from June through mid-August, are paid positions without benefits. Designed to expose students to the philanthropic and nonprofit sectors, the internship experience will help develop and strengthen the professional skills required to work in these fields. Assignments will vary, but generally include positions within the Foundation’s administrative, grantmaking or communications divisions. All internships will be based out of the Foundation’s headquarters in Flint, Michigan.

The 2019 Internship Program will be open to students who are:

  • Enrolled full-time undergraduates entering their junior or senior year;
  • Maintaining a minimum GPA of 3.0 or higher;
  • Able to work a 35-hour week; and
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States.

How to Apply

Individuals interested in this position should apply by March 31, 2019, with a resume, cover letter, and grades to hr@mott.org. To learn more about the CS Mott Foundation, visit their website mott.org


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.

Link to full job listing: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/500404/outreach-program-manager


Clean Water for All Coalition
Director

For more information and how to apply, click here.


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

Learn more on their website.


Mid-Michigan Land Conservancy
Land Conservation Manager, Part-Time

Mid-Michigan Land Conservancy is seeking a part-time Land Conservation Manager. Position responsibilities include responding to landowner inquiries, visiting potential properties, preparing baseline and conservation easement documents, and securing funds to purchase fee simple land or conservation easements. The Land Conservation Manager may also assist with marketing, communication, and maintaining accreditation through the Land Trust Alliance.

For the full job description and application instructions click here. You can also 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.

Read Description here.

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