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Under the direct supervision of the CCAC Program Director and with support from the CCAC (National) Program Manager, the CCAC CT Program Manager will work as part of a highly collaborative team that includes the CCAC CT Program Associate and other national staff.  The CCAC CT Program Manager will work closely with the national staff to ensure that all programmatic…

Deadline: 07/18/24

The Connecticut Land Conservation Council (CLCC) is seeking a dynamic Communications Manager to join our team on a part-time basis (25 hours/week). This hybrid role offers the flexibility of remote work with a weekly in-office requirement in Middletown, CT, and involves occasional travel and evening/weekend commitments. As the statewide service provider for Connecticut’s ~120 land trusts, CLCC leads in advocacy,…

Deadline: 08/31/24

To plan for the transition of a highly successful, long-time leader, Preserve Rhode Island is seeking an Executive Director (ED) to build upon the strong foundation of work as it looks to the future. The ED will serve as the primary leader and strategist, external champion and community builder, and organizational leader for Preserve RI. Reporting to an engaged and…

Deadline: 07/26/24

Connecticut prioritizes appointing highly qualified residents who reflect the state’s great diversity to our critically important boards and commissions. For the appointments that the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) makes or recommends, the agency is equally committed to an open, robust, and inclusive process, welcoming applications for these positions from any member of the public. Please share your…

Deadline: 12/31/24

Under the direct supervision of the CCAC CT Program Manager, the CCAC CT Program Associate will work as part of a highly collaborative CCAC program team that also includes a CCAC Program Director, CCAC CT Program Manager, and other staff. The CCAC CT Program Associate is responsible for helping to build and support a team of AmeriCorps members in Connecticut,…

Deadline: 07/18/24

The Middlesex Land Trust, a regional land trust serving northern Middlesex County, Connecticut is seeking its first full time Executive Director (ED) to continue its legacy of land preservation and to further grow the organization. The new ED will continue the Trust’s work in land acquisition and stewardship, landowner relations and public communications, will pursue membership and donor growth and…

Deadline: 09/01/24
Seasonal, Stewardship

Love working outside? Want to gain hands-on experience in the trail conservation & outdoor recreation fields? Want to take on the challenge of leading a crew working, traveling, and overnight camping in a small tight-knit group? APPLY NOW! Help lead our efforts to improve Connecticut’s 825-mile Blue-Blazed Hiking Trail System!

Deadline: 07/26/24

The Senior Land Protection Specialist is a key leader on NCLC’s acquisition team, responsible for overseeing new land acquisitions, consistent with NCLC’s policies and conservation objectives. The Senior Land Protection Specialist’s responsibilities include fee land and conservation easement transactions, educating the public and partners about land protection, developing innovative partnerships and methods for leveraging protection by other entities, helping to…

Deadline: 08/31/24