Flathead Valley Outreach Coordinator

Job Title: Flathead Valley Outreach Coordinator
Supervisor: Amy Robinson, NW Montana Field Director
Classification: Part-time, ~10 hrs per week, $9-12 hr, contracted
Location: Whitefish, Montana

About the Montana Wilderness Association
Our mission is to work with communities to protect Montana’s Wilderness heritage, quiet beauty, and outdoor traditions now and for future generations. We envision a future where from the rugged mountains to the vast prairies Montana’s wild places are protected, connected, and restored because the citizens of our state value wilderness as essential to our heritage and way of life. Founded in 1958, the Montana Wilderness Association (MWA) is the nation’s oldest grassroots Wilderness advocacy organization.

Summary of Position
The Flathead Valley Outreach Coordinator will work to grow awareness and support for MWA and our public land protection programs in the Flathead Valley. The Intern will identify and lead public outreach opportunities, work with members and volunteers on programs and campaigns, represent MWA at public events, and perform administrative duties. The Outreach Coordinator will be energetic, positive, open-minded and able to work with diverse interests.

Major Duties

  • Represent MWA by distributing outreach materials, educating the public about programs, and relaying the mission and vision of the organization
  • Assist with organizing and representing MWA at events
  • Expand, promote and lead winter and summer Wilderness Walks
  • Engage and inspire community members to support active projects and programs in our area
  • Participate and engage members and the public in forest plan revision
  • Creatively recruit new youth and adult members and volunteers
  • Perform local membership and administrative duties such as database management, calling members, and writing and sending e-blasts
  • Write engaging newsletter, website content and press releases
  • Organize and conduct community and group presentations

Qualifications

  • Eagerness to learn and be a part of a team
  • Ability to build relationships and work cooperatively with diverse individuals and groups
  • Valid Montana drivers license and vehicle
  • Ability to work some nights and weekends

How to Apply

Please submit cover letter and resumé to Amy Robinson, arobinson@wildmontana.org

Deadline

January 9th.

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