Great Outdoors Colorado - Communications Intern

The communications intern at Great Outdoors Colorado will join the communications coordinator, director of communications, and full GOCO staff at the organization’s downtown Denver office. The communications intern will roll up their sleeves and assist the communications team with a variety of activities that amplify GOCO’s storytelling and outreach efforts, and help support the smooth launch of the organization’s major communications program in May. This position reports to GOCO’s communications coordinator. Download the full job description and application instructions. This position is open until filled.

If you are interested in learning more about our staff and their experience prior to working at GOCO, visit GOCO does not offer volunteer opportunities. If you are interested in volunteering on an outdoor recreation project, please contact Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado or Colorado Parks and Wildlife.

Great Outdoors Colorado - Senior Accountant

The senior accountant at Great Outdoors Colorado is primarily responsible for the accounting functions related to revenue and expenditures for GOCO's daily operations.  They are also responsible for maintaining the policies and procedures related to the internal controls for revenue and expenditures. This position reports to GOCO’s controller. Download the full job description and application instructions. This position is open until filled.

JeffCo - Natural Resources Team Lead

Jefferson County Open Space is hiring a Natural Resources Team Lead. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced natural resource professional to head up the Resource Management side of the NR team, focusing on forest ecology and management, invasive species management, ecological restoration, conservation planning, and other related activities. See the link to the job description (Parks Department) on Applications are due May 8 at 6pm.

Leave No Trace - Traveling Teams Manager

Leave No Trace is hiring for our Traveling Teams Manager position. The Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainer program has been the Center’s most outward facing for nearly 20 years, putting teams of educators on the road to bring Leave No Trace training and workshops to schools, agencies, events, and more. The Traveling Team Manager is responsible for overseeing that program, managing a staff of 8 remote, full-time employees, and working with a plethora of stakeholders across the country. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. This position is open until filled.

The Greenway Foundation - Summer Env Educator

The Greenway Foundation is looking for a high energy educator to help facilitate our summer day camp located at Joe Shoemaker School. Summer Camp Teachers will lead campers through daily activities, crafts and games about the environment along the Cherry Creek! Click here for the full job announcement and apply online at Position is open until filled.

VOC - San Luis Valley Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator

Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado is seeking qualified candidates for the position of San Luis Valley Volunteer and Partnership Coordinator. This a full time, exempt position with benefits. The position will be an employee of VOC, based on the Rio Grande National Forest in Monte Vista, CO. This position supports VOC’s efforts to continue building public land stewardship capacity through partnerships and volunteers, providing partnership management and volunteer coordination for public lands within the San Luis Valley. Click here to download the job details and apply. Applications are due May 19. 

ELK - PT Urban Ranger Program Assistant

Environmental Learning for Kids is looking for a part-time Urban Ranger Program Assistant. Urban Rangers employment program is a partnership between Environmental Learning for Kids, the National Park Service, Colorado Parks and Wildlife, and Denver Parks and Recreation. The Urban Ranger Program Assistant will assist the Urban Rangers in gaining valuable experience in teaching science-based curriculum, conduct fishing clinics, assist with prep of educational programs, be exposed to many areas of partnering organizations and will participate fully in ELK’s summer programming. This is a 30-39 hour a week position, Tuesday-Saturday work week, June 2nd through July 29th 2017, with an option to work into August. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Applications are due April 28.

Butterfly Pavilion - Educator Position

The Butterfly Pavilion seeks a creative, energetic, tech savvy, culturally competent individual with a passion for learning about and connecting visitors-school and youth groups, families, adults-with science, nature, and invertebrates-to join our education team to promote appreciation, understanding, and conservation of invertebrates and habitats worldwide. Click here for the full job description and instructions to apply. Position is open until filled. 

Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership - Executive Director

The Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership (SCRGP) is hiring a new Executive Director.  The Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership is a 501 (c)3 not-for-profit organization and improves, preserves, and promotes the natural, recreational and cultural resources of the Sand Creek Regional Greenway corridor, including priority trail connections and linking communities throughout the watershed. The SCRGP partners with Aurora, Denver, and Commerce City for the Greenway that runs for 14 miles along Sand Creek.  Click here for a job description. Position is open until filled.

City and County of Denver - Seasonal Park Rangers

The City and County of Denver's Parks and Recreation Department is seeking Seasonal Park Rangers to educate the public and patrol in Denver's parks, natural areas, and trails for the season.  This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience working for one the largest park programs in the region.  We're looking for people who enjoy engaging with the public and have a genuine interest in natural resource management whether that means delivering natural resource education or enforcing park rules. Click here for more information or to apply. Positions are open until filled.

JeffCo - Planning Intern

Jeffco Open Space is currently hiring a Planning Intern to assist the Planning and Projects Team.  This position will perform a variety Landscape Architecture and Planning tasks to support the full-time staff. Preference will be given to a master's student in Landscape Architecture, Urban Planning or an undergraduate student in Engineering. The full job description can be found on the County’s website:  Applications are due May 1 at 6pm.

Yampatika Youth Programs Coordinator

This full-time, position is responsible for coordinating Yampatika’s growing environmental education programs. This is an 11 month position that reports to the Program Director and works with Yampatika Naturalists, Interns, and Volunteers. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in the field of formal environmental education. S/he will have the capacity to represent Yampatika professionally in the community, and at statewide and national events and conferences. S/he should be an organized, flexible, and creative educator with extensive experience providing quality educational experiences inside and outside classrooms. Click here to download the job description and to apply.  Position open until filled; first interviews to be scheduled the week of April 24, 2017

South Platte Park - Resource Technician

South Platte Park in Littleton is currently hiring a seasonal Resource Technician, who would be responsible for helping keep the Park in excellent condition ecologically and aesthetically, and in a safe manner.  This is a seasonal position and may work up to 40 hours per week; day, evening, weekend and/or holiday hours may be required. This position starts immediately. For questions, please contact David Mellblom at, and feel free to forward. Click here for details and/or to apply.

Colorado Service Learning Council - Summer Associates

Colorado Service Learning Council (CSLC) Summer Associates is a 10 week AmeriCorps VISTA program that engages volunteers in intensive service experiences with Colorado nonprofit/government agencies and K-12 schools to develop programs, design curriculum, and work with youth and marginalized populations across the state.

Summer Associates serve from May 30-August 5, 2017, and earn a modest living stipend of $2,718 and an education award of $1,222 that can be used to pay tuition/fees at an accredited higher ed institution or to pay back qualified student loans. Applicants need only be 18 as of the first day or service and must be US citizens or permanent residents. Unfortunately, we can't offer housing assistance at this time. 

Attached is an electronic flyer for this post. This Google doc describes the placements and requirements in detail: (also listed on the flyer). Both contain links to a map of the sites and the application.

Boulder County - Two Term Engineers

The Boulder County Parks and Open Space Department is seeking qualified candidates for two term Engineering positions for watershed and flood recovery projects:

·        Engineer II to provide construction management and engineering for flood recovery projects along the St. Vrain Creek. This is a full-time, fully benefited, term position within BCPOS and is currently funded through May of 2018. Applications are due April 28.

·        Water Engineer III/ Senior Planner to provide technical assistance and overall engineering management for all remaining watershed and flood recovery projects being administered by BCPOS. The position will provide planning and technical consultation to internal staff and external stakeholders on grant application development; project planning; design and implementation & project review. This is a full-time, benefitedterm position within the Parks and Open Space Department to support resilient flood recovery, and is currently funded through December 2017 and anticipated to be extended mid-2019. Applications are due April 28.

CPW - PT Admin Assistant in the Real Estate Section

This May 2017 – February 2018 employment opportunity with Colorado Parks and Wildlife involves providing professional administrative support to the team of Real Estate Specialists and the Land Protection Specialist who comprise the Section. This is often a fast-paced, deadline-oriented role, which demands excellent attention to detail, an ability to work independently, and the ability to complete projects in a timely fashion. A background in land conservation or real estate is not required, but an interest in the mission of the agency is helpful. Click here to download the full job description and instructions to apply. The position is ASAP until filled. 

LightHawk - Western Program Director

LightHawk is seeking a Western Program Director to develop, implement, and fund strategic conservation projects in the western portion of North America. This position will fill the critical role of ensuring that LightHawk resources are dedicated to the most important conservation projects in North America. The position is also responsible for the analysis of conservation issues in the West, deciding where LightHawk can play a valuable role, positioning LightHawk as a critical partner in those projects, planning and implementing flight campaigns to achieve conservation outcomes, and finding funding to support the projects. You can get more information on their website. This position is open until filled.