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Join our team: find a career with CalWild

For 47 years, CalWild has protected and restored California’s public lands and wild waters for communities to enjoy and nature to thrive. With over 47% of California public lands managed by the federal government CalWild represents California interests such as: wildfire management, river restoration, and national monument declaration, among many other things to keep these spaces natural and open for everyone. We continue to grow our organizational capacity to meet the challenges of conservation. CalWild’s priorities include: balancing climate resilience, recreational and commercial access, biodiversity loss, and connecting people to nature and building strong, diverse partnerships. 

Current open positions:

> Executive Director

Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Executive Director (ED) will provide strategic guidance, clear leadership, and vision for CalWild. Priorities include staff management, program oversight, day-to-day management, ensuring financial compliance, meeting income targets, and engaging and growing the board. The ED will develop deep knowledge of CalWild’s areas of expertise and operations, and be responsible for developing its next strategic plan in late 2024. The ED will work closely with staff and partners to continue to grow CalWild and increase capacity. Read the full job description and learn how to apply below.

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