Job Opportunities

We're Hiring 6-23-17

We are excited to announce that Friends of Verde River Greenway has been experiencing significant growth and expansion in the scope of our programs.  As a result, we are seeking talented and dedicated individuals to carry our mission forward.

Available positions:

Executive Director

Friends is seeking an Executive Director (ED) who is an entrepreneurial leader with solid nonprofit management skills, fundraising experience and expertise, and a demonstrated ability to successfully manage dynamic, collaborative and partner-driven programs. Experience and knowledge of conservation issues – ideally, understanding of water management, riparian restoration and community outreach about watershed issues – is required. The ED must be capable of working with a team of experienced and passionate employees, board members, volunteers, and community partners to transform Friends’ mission and vision into action and successful outcomes.  Applications should be submitted by September 1, 2017.

Read the Executive Director recruitment profile and learn how to apply.

Restoration Program Manager

Friends is seeking a Program Manager for its Restoring Habitat program. The Program Manager is responsible for implementing the annual programmatic goals and objectives, program planning and budgeting, partnership development, and supervision of program staff involved in riparian restoration activities. The Program Manager is also the point person for the Verde Watershed Restoration Coalition, a multi-stakeholder collaborative partnership that implements river restoration projects throughout the watershed. The ideal candidate will have experience and skill in program management in the nonprofit or government sector, be able to multi-task and manage several complex projects simultaneously, and be able to foster positive collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders in the region.  Applications should be submitted by July 3, 2017.


Please visit our partners website to find other opportunities to become involved with our programs.