Organization: Sonoma Land Trust
Point of Contact at Sonoma Land Trust: Annya Maskey
Organization Address: 822 5th Street, Santa Rosa, California 95404
Are you passionate about building and activating intentional communities, building pipelines into conservation careers, and advocating for open space and parks? Do you love meeting new and diverse people and fostering deeper connections with nature and the outdoors? Sonoma Land Trust seeks a multitalented community to partner with local communities to protect the open, natural, and working lands and waters of Sonoma County to secure healthy and thriving futures for all.
Sonoma Land Trust’s community engagement programs serve a diverse audience with broad
cultural heritages, socioeconomic backgrounds, genders, and orientations. We
encourage applications from candidates who reflect and value the audiences and
populations we serve.
The Community Outreach Manager is responsible for the development and implementation of inclusive outreach, community organizing, and internship opportunities that serve all areas of Sonoma Land Trust’s mission. Under the direction of the Community Engagement and Education Director, this role works closely with staff in all departments to develop, support and empower volunteers, interns, and community members to help advance conservation throughout the county. The Community Outreach Manager will lead the creation and administration of inclusive volunteer and internship opportunities, build programmatic systems to track and support volunteers and interns, lead public outreach activities, and organize diverse communities to advocate for and engage with conservation projects like parks and preserves.
You’re encouraged to apply if you:
- Have at least 3+ years of experience building communities around mission driven strategies and 2+ years managing and supervising volunteers and/or interns.
- Are people-oriented with exceptional relationship development and management skills.
- Understand how to create multicultural spaces that are welcoming, growth oriented, and sensitive to differing identities. The position includes a 3-4% pay differential for Spanish/English bilingual proficiency.
- Have flexibility to work outside of normal business hours on evenings and weekends when our audiences are available.