Employment Opportunities


Director, California Central Valley River Restoration

The Central Valley River Restoration Director will help American Rivers protect and restore floodplains in the Sacramento‐San Joaquin Basin, promote opportunities for Central Valley communities to recreate on Central Valley rivers, and promote a river stewardship ethic among California decision makers. The Director will work to promote program objectives in close collaboration with numerous organizations American Rivers has partnered with, including other conservation groups, government agencies, universities and communities. The Director will contribute policy and technical expertise to our efforts to restore Central Valley floodplain functions and reform flood management policy at the state and national level.

Manager, Development Operations

As a member of the Advancement team, the Development Operations Manager is responsible for handling all facets of fundraising data and information systems related to donor constituency and revenue management. This includes, but is not limited to, entering gifts, reconciling and reporting fundraising revenue, creating and running queries and reports, maintaining data integrity, conducting user trainings, and developing and executing strategies for continuous quality improvement. This position works closely with membership, major giving, planned giving, foundation and corporate giving teams to provide long-range and short-term planning for data analysis and systems enhancements.

National River Cleanup Manager

This position is responsible for managing National River Cleanup® (NRC), the organization’s most visible citizen engagement and corporate sponsorship program. The Manager will handle a range of responsibilities from working with corporate sponsors executing/fulfilling sponsorship elements/components, to interacting with local organizers to ensure smooth handling of event logistics. The Manager also works with the Director of Corporate Relations to develop corporate relationships, increase the membership and activist base and increase American Rivers' national visibility through the National River Cleanup® program. This position is based in Washington, DC and reports to the Director of Corporate Relations.