Year Round Opportunities

Membership Associate 

The Membership Associate provides support and coordination for SYRCL’s fundraising, sponsorship, and membership programs, including stewardship of individual donors, and corporate and foundation partners.  The position assists with planning and executing annual giving activities and fundraising events, membership solicitation and renewals, and sponsorship solicitation and fulfillment. For more information and to apply for this position, click here

Forest Conservation Project Manager

The Forest Conservation Project Manager leads forest health projects in collaboration, planning and restoration, supporting the Watershed Science department, and supports development of future restoration and monitoring projects. They will provide project management, strategic and science-based recommendations, direct supervision of one or more employees, proactive fundraising, stakeholder engagement, and grant writing. For more information and to apply for this position, click here

Seasonal/Temporary Opportunities

Bilingual (Spanish/English) Education & Outreach Coordinator

The Education & Outreach Coordinator is responsible for the oversight, management, and production of a successful River Ambassador Program involving approximately 50 volunteers over the summer.  This includes hiring, training, and supervising three part-time River Captain employees and the River Ambassador volunteers. In addition, they will assist with the Yuba River Cleanup in September. This position is full time seasonally from May-September. For more information and to apply for this position, click here.

Wild & Scenic Film Festival Intern 

SYRCL’s Wild & Scenic Film Festival is looking for an intern to work under the supervision of the Wild & Scenic On Tour Sales Manager, the Intern will assist with specific aspects of production for a turnkey, touring film festival while learning what it takes to produce an event of this scale. Specific duties are outlined below and will be completed with direction from festival staff.

This position is part-time and temporary, requiring commitment to a work schedule of 20 hours per week on an agreed-upon schedule. For more information and to apply for this position, click here.

Bilingual (Spanish/English) River Captains 

River Captains train and oversee River Ambassador volunteers to educate visitors about river safety and etiquette at assigned river crossings. River Captains are also responsible for collecting programmatic data about visitors, trash collected, and interactions.

River Captains must be available to work weekends during the summer. The River Ambassador program will run during Memorial Day, the Fourth of July, and Labor Day holiday weekends. Please only apply if you are available to work these dates. Applicants must also be available for trainings in May and as needed, in addition to post-program evaluation during the first week of September. For more information and to apply for this position, click here.

Forest Health Monitoring Technician

The Forest Health Monitoring Technician will assist with our forest conservation work throughout the Yuba River watershed. The Technician will contribute to the Yuba Headwaters Aspen Assessment, conducting fieldwork that will contribute to further aspen restoration planning and implementation across the watershed.  This position will last from June to August 2022, with potential opportunity to extend to September 2022. For more information and to apply for this position, click here

Seasonal River Education Coordinator

The Seasonal River Education Coordinator will assist the Education Manager during our peak educational programming season by teaching outdoor courses with the aim of increasing environmental literacy through experiential learning opportunities, thereby creating life-long stewards of the Yuba River watershed. The person in this position is responsible for leading Salmon Expedition field trips for 3rd-8th grade students, communicating with teachers and raft guides, analyzing student assessment data, and other project management tasks. For more information and to apply for this position, click here

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