Friends of the Verde River works collaboratively to restore habitat, sustain flows and promote community stewardship to support a healthy Verde River system.

Friends has an expansive range of programs which include habitat improvement, channel restoration, flow restoration, and sustainable river recreation while continuing to engage the community through outreach and volunteer programs.

One for the goals of Friends of the Verde River is to have an economic impact on our community. We do this by using local vendors and employing local people.

Current Employment Opportunities:

Events and Outreach Coordinator

Open Position: Event & Outreach Coordinator

Position Summary:

The Events & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for creating memorable impressions and experiences for our various publics at Friends of the Verde River. Headquartered in Cottonwood, Arizona, this position is part of our Community Stewardship team. The Coordinator produces all events hosted by Friends and works with businesses on events they host to benefit our mission. This position is responsible for all aspects of producing and delivering successful events as well as raising money for the organization. This position will work with volunteers and board members to ensure that events have full support. This is a full-time, exempt position reporting directly to the Stewardship & Development Manager.

Download the full job description here.

Field Botanist Intern with AZCC

Open Position: Field Botanist Intern with the Arizona Conservation Corps (AZCC)

Position Summary:

The primary responsibility of the intern will be to work with a crew leader and crew member as part of a team collecting vegetation monitoring and species inventory data. The vegetation monitoring and inventory data is critical to informing river restoration efforts in the Verde River watershed. The work includes identifying local flora in the field and accurately recording data using Collector for ArcGIS, coordinating with landowners as necessary, and navigating to field sites. Through their work on the monitoring crew, the intern will be assisting in evaluating the success and future needs of restoration work in the Verde River system to continue to protect, restore, and improve riparian habitat and watershed health.

Download the application here.

Volunteer:

Please consider joining us at a volunteer event. Click here to learn about volunteering with Friends.

One for the goals of Friends of the Verde River is to have an economic impact on our community. We do this by using local vendors and employing local people.

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