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:

Field Assistant

Do you love and support the Verde River? Does the prospect of working to protect one of the Southwest’s last remaining flowing rivers get you excited? Friends of the Verde River is looking for an enthusiastic hard worker to join our team. Specifically, if you are skilled in habitat restoration, data collection, and power equipment operation, we want you to apply for the seasonal position of Field Assistant. This is a good job for someone with invasive plant management skills who wants to move into leadership positions.

Reports to: Habitat Restoration Coordinator

Status: Seasonal Position

Salary: $14.50/ph., 40hrs per week

Position Summary:

The Field Assistant supports our habitat restoration program by working with the program coordinator on coordinating contract and volunteer field crews conducting fieldwork throughout the Verde Watershed. This a 26 week seasonal, hourly position. Weekend and early morning work may be required depending on field crew scheduling. Preferred start date: Oct 1, 2019 (potentially flexible).

For a full position description, click here to download the pdf.

Fundraising & Outreach Coordinator

Does the prospect of working to protect one of the Southwest’s last remaining flowing rivers get you excited? Friends of the Verde River is looking for an enthusiastic hard worker to join our team. Specifically, if you are skilled in data management and presentation and unafraid to make phone calls and meet new people, we want you to apply for the part-time position of Fundraising & Outreach Coordinator.

Reports to: Marketing & Communications Manager

Status: Part-Time Position

Salary: $15/ph., 20hrs per week

Position Summary:

Friends of the Verde River is looking for a qualified and ambitious individual to help manage and grow our fundraising and outreach program. We are looking for the perfect person ready to jump in and work collaboratively with other members of our team.

The Coordinator is responsible for maintaining the CRM database of donors, responding to requests for data analysis, bringing data to life visually, helping to conduct fundraising campaigns, and using social media to communicate with our supporters. The Coordinator is an active learner, curious about the science of fundraising and willing to follow tried-and-true techniques AND try out new things to improve results.

For a full position description, click here to download the pdf.

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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