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|Job Type:||Full Time|
|Experience Required:||2-3 years|
|State/Province:||WA - Washington|
Founded in 1971 as Yosemite Institute and based in San Francisco, NatureBridge is the leader in residential field science and environmental education for America’s youth. Our mission is to inspire a personal connection to the natural world and responsible actions to sustain it. A signature partner of the National Park Service, NatureBridge currently operates campuses in Olympic National Park in Washington State, as well in California at Yosemite National Park, Golden Gate National Recreation Area, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area, and Channel Islands National Park. Each year, we engage more than 30,000 people from ethnically and economically diverse backgrounds in environmental education, youth leadership, and teacher training programs. Over the past 40 years, we have introduced approximately one million students to the wonder of our national parks and inspired them to engage in conservation and service.
NatureBridge prioritizes recruiting and retaining a workforce that reflects the diversity of the youth and teachers we serve. NatureBridge is a 501(c)3 organization. For more information, visit: naturebridge.org
This is a full-time position with NatureBridge.
A part of the national development team, the Pacific Northwest Grants Officer will be responsible for sustaining, stewarding, and growing a strong base of institutional funders in the Pacific Northwest and nationally to support NatureBridge and our programs. The position will be based in Seattle and will require occasional travel to the NatureBridge campus in Olympic National Park and the NatureBridge office in San Francisco. This position will work in partnership with the Pacific Northwest Individual Giving Officer and Pacific Northwest Director and will be a part of the national grants team and development department. This position reports to the Grants Manager, who is located in the San Francisco office.
The Pacific Northwest Grants Officer will be expected to:
Duties & Responsibilities
Corporate, Foundation, and Government Relations
Experience, Competencies, & Education
The ideal candidate will possess a combination of the following education and/or equivalent experience:
Salary will be commensurate with experience.
How to Apply
Interested individuals should submit a letter of interest (1-2 pages), resume, and writing sample (1-3 pages). The letter of interest should address the applicant’s prospect research, grant writing, and experience growing a funding portfolio. The writing sample should be a letter of inquiry or grant proposal (or excerpt) written by the applicant with appropriate context provided in order to understand and assess the writing sample.
Submissions should be sent as a single attachment to: pnwgrantsearch
No calls or faxes please. No agencies please.
Recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce is a high priority. We value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strive to diversify our workforce and seek applications by individuals from all backgrounds.