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:

Stewardship & Development Manager:

As a member of the Friends of the Verde River leadership team, the Stewardship & Development Manager will head up our Community Stewardship Program, including growing our individual and business giving programs, community events, and institutional giving. Reporting directly to the Executive Director and working closely with the Board Development Committee, this professional must have an established background in coordinating nonprofit donation strategies and staff leadership. Job Overview This person is responsible for planning and implementing development initiatives, working with board members and staff, and building relationships with individuals and institutions. This manager will be responsible for prospecting and donor cultivation, solicitation in partnership with senior leadership, and managing a team including staff and consultants.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. We will begin reviewing applications on November 18th. Please send application materials in one file (resume, cover letter, and references) to jobs@verderiver.org.

Click here to download a pdf of the full job description.

 

Request for Proposal Strategic Planning Consultant:

Purpose Friends of the Verde River (Friends) is requesting proposals for a Consultant to facilitate a process of organizational strategic planning with our board and staff.

Submission Requirements All proposals should be submitted electronically to: Nancy L.C. Steele Executive Director jobs@verderiver.org Proposals should be succinct and to-the-point, with a ten-page maximum.

Schedule RFP Release September 27, 2019
Proposals Due October 11, 2019
Consultant Selected October 18, 2019
Kick-off Meeting October 21, 2019
Selection Process Friends of the Verde River will review all complete proposals received by the due date and may conduct interviews of the top two proposers.

Click here to download a pdf of the full RFP.

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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