Volunteer Coordinator – posted January 12, 2017

The Volunteer Coordinator will be responsible for the development of a robust volunteer program. The Coordinator will serve as the lead staff person for volunteer recruitment, training, engagement, retention, and tracking program success. The Coordinator will work with office and field staff to develop volunteer positions that increase capacity in land management and stewardship, conservation easement monitoring, Connect with the Land tours and outreach events, special events, fundraising, marketing, communications, and administration. Click here for the full job description.

UPDATE: February 13, 2017: The deadline to apply for this position has passed. We are now reviewing applications. The position is open until filled.

Land Protection Manager – posted January 27, 2017

The Land Protection Manager (LPM) develops and manages land acquisition projects; including fee simple, conservation easement, and partner assist transactions throughout the McKenzie River Trust’s service area. The LPM negotiates and oversees the acquisition of conservation easements and properties through purchase and donation from willing landowners. The LPM participates in fundraising efforts to support land protection and stewardship, including securing private donations and grants from government and foundation sources. The position requires project management, landowner outreach, partnership facilitation, and close coordination with the Trust’s stewardship and development staff. Click here for the full job description.

TO APPLY: Email a letter of interest and resume (PDF preferred), and contact information for minimum of three references to with “Land Protection Manager” in the subject line. Address cover letter to Daniel Dietz, Associate Director for Conservation. Position is open until filled. Review of application materials will begin on: February 14, 2017.

The McKenzie River Trust is an Accredited Land Trust. This mark of distinction recognizes a select number of land trusts that have met national standards for excellence.