Employment Opportunities

Eagle River Blue Trail Coordinator

The Coordinator will lead our efforts to develop an Eagle River Blue Trail with the goal of connecting people to nature, stimulating economic growth, bolstering existing land and water conservation efforts, and improving the quality of life for rural communities. A Blue Trail is a river adopted by a local community that is dedicated to improving family-friendly recreation such as fishing, boating, and wildlife watching and to conserving riverside land and water resources. They foster increased outdoor educational opportunities, access to river recreation, and a healthier, more active lifestyle, especially for underserved communities. The Coordinator will guide community leaders in the Eagle River basin step-by-step through our time-tested process of developing Blue Trails. The Coordinator will work closely with American Rivers’ staff in our Washington, DC headquarters and Denver field offices.

Grants Associate

The Grants Associate’s primary responsibility will be to collaborate with a team of fundraising and conservation staff to submit foundation specific grant proposals and reports. In addition, the Grants Associate will work to ensure smooth functioning of the Development Department by providing administrative support, coordinating institutional communications with foundations, and evaluating prospective foundation supporters.

Administrative Assistant, Finance

The Administrative Assistant provides administrative support to the Finance Department. The Finance and Administration Department handles sensitive tasks that are critical to accomplishing the mission of the organization, including accounting for and managing the financial operations. The Assistant will also share Receptionist duties and provide other administrative duties in support of the Finance and Administration Department.

Development Intern – Spring 2014

American Rivers seeks an Intern to assist the Development  Department in its fundraising and research efforts in Washington, DC.  Working closely with the Development Team, the Development Intern will assist  with donor and prospect research, integrating information into development  databases, and developing and producing comprehensive research reports.

Legal Intern – Summer 2014

American Rivers seeks a law intern that will work under the supervision of the General Counsel in the Legal Department. This program provides an excellent opportunity to gain direct experience dealing with the legal issues of a national nonprofit environmental organization, including contracts, government grants and agreements, ethics, employment law, conflict of interest, non-profit corporate governance and tax compliance, corporate sponsorship, and charitable solicitation regulation.