Join Our Team – Seeking Policy and Communications Director

We are looking for a few awesome river-lovers to join our team. If you are passionate about the Yuba River, and a positive, self-motivated person with the skill set to match our needs, please apply today.  We look forward to hearing from you!


SYRCL is seeking a seasoned advocate and manager with excellent leadership, communication, community organizing and coalition-building skills. The Director will be highly skilled in using policy, advocacy, legal, scientific and communication tools to protect the watershed. The Director will also be experienced at managing grassroots campaigns, building strategic coalitions, mentoring program staff, and raising funds. Duties will be primarily dedicated to the Stop Centennial Dam and Yuba Salmon Now campaigns as well as communications and general advocacy on a variety of current issues. DETAILS & APPLICATION


The Ticket Manager works on a team in the production of the largest festival of its kind in the US, taking place each January in Nevada City, CA. Under the supervision of the Festival Director, the Ticket Manager is responsible for all aspects of ticketing for SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival, taking place January 11-15, 2018 in Nevada City and Grass Valley, CA. This is a short-term 4-month, contract position. DETAILS & APPLICATION


SYRCL’s River Education Program aims to educate people of all ages to be informed and passionate stewards and lifelong advocates of the Yuba River watershed. The program is primarily geared towards K-12 students, with additional opportunities for life-long learners. The River Education Manager will be responsible for implementing all of SYRCL’s current education programs, developing new programs, and assisting with fundraising to sustain the education program. DETAILS & APPLICATION


SYRCL’s River Education Program seeks a dynamic presenter to act as “Detective Drizzle” in our Great Water Mystery assemblies.  Each presenter will be responsible for approximately 30 school assemblies in the Spring and Fall of 2017. SYRCL office staff will schedule the presentations and handle all pre-assembly logistics. The performer will NOT be responsible for these details. This is a short-term 3-6 month, contract position. DETAILS & APPLICATION


Each year more than 1,500 volunteers help restore mountain meadows, monitor the health of the river, advocate for a clean Yuba and inspire activism with the Wild & Scenic Film Festival. Together we extend a powerful coalition from the summit to the sea. DETAILS