EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Now accepting applications!
Trees For Tomorrow, an accredited natural resource education specialty school, is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization. The Executive Director serves as the business manager as well as the “face” of the Trees For Tomorrow organization.
- Facilitating the organization’s financial management
- Leading and sustaining fundraising initiatives
- Developing and maintaining positive relationships with schools, corporate sponsors, foundations and donors
- Initiate contacts and financial support through grant requests, corporate giving opportunities and recruiting student attendance with schools
- Implementing the organization’s strategic goals and vision
- Supervise site Operations Manager and assist with professional staff, providing guidance and support for staff to achieve their goals.
The following qualifications are preferred:
- Excellent communication skills
- Demonstrated experience in financial planning/reporting and budgetary oversight
- Self-initiative and independence for fundraising and grant writing
- Solid track record of successful organizational project completion
- Exceptional team player; professionalism and timely responses
- Problem solving that actively listens to others and understand perspectives and requirements; engaging others in collaborative programs and solutions
- Ability to EXECUTE ideas and projects within designated time frame
- Travel locally, regionally and statewide as appropriate to advocate for TFT
- Undergraduate degree is preferred, or equivalent experience
- Paid vacation, sick time, personal time, and holidays
- Health Insurance, life insurance, and ability to contribute to a retirement plan after probationary period
- Competitive salary
This is a year-round, full-time position.
If interested in this exceptional opportunity, please put ‘[your NAME] – Executive Director’ in subject line and send resume and salary history to:
Trees For Tomorrow
P.O. Box 609
Eagle River, Wisconsin 54521
Accepting applications until position is filled.
Trees For Tomorrow is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization that operates an accredited natural resource education program for K-12 students. A historical conservation camp houses the main campus in Eagle River, WI. A small vibrant town in desired tourist lake country area in northern Wisconsin.
ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE EDUCATOR - Now accepting applications!
Trees For Tomorrow Natural Resources Specialty School in Eagle River, Wisconsin, is now accepting applications for a part-time, year-round Environmental Science Educator.
- Prepare and teach all academic courses and special programs in the TFT curriculum including topics such as forestry, wildlife, biology, geology, and water quality. Primary target audience is K-12 school groups.
- Present courses and special programs in a knowledgeable, stimulating, engaging, and objective manner resulting in student participation and an effective learning experience.
- Assess student learning based on best practices for student assessment.
- Assist with curriculum development.
- Operate all equipment related to course and program presentation including vehicles.
- Bachelor’s degree in the field of natural resources, biology, education, or related field.
- Background in Next Generation Science Standards and STEM initiatives preferred.
- Ability to facilitate inquiry-based lessons in an outdoor setting.
- Ability to teach various natural resource and environmental science topics to a variety of audiences with a focus on K-12 students.
- Positive attitude.
- High sense of professionalism and strong team player.
- Good organizational skills and self-motivated.
- Valid Responding to Emergencies or Medical Emergency Responder certification or willingness to obtain.
- Willingness to regularly work nights and weekends.
- Starting pay: $14.42/hour
- Short-term housing available for new hires for no charge, if needed.
- Long-term housing available for part-time educators for $250/month.
This position is year-round and approximately half-time.
Applications deadline: November 24th, 2015 at 5pm.
Start date: January 4, 2016
"Trees" is an Equal Opportunity Provider