Work for the Xerces Society!

I am a huge fan of the Xerces Society, and if you want to get a job in pollinator conservation, here’s your chance!

JOB TITLE: California Pollinator Outreach Coordinator

BACKGROUND:  The Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting the diversity of life through the conservation of invertebrates. We educate the public and decision makers about the importance of invertebrates and work to protect habitat for these critical animals. For 37 years, the Society has been at the forefront of invertebrate conservation, harnessing the knowledge of highly regarded scientists and the enthusiasm of citizens to implement conservation and education programs in the United States. Located in Portland, Oregon the Society has a national and international presence. Currently the Society has 10 employees with an annual budget of over $700,000.

SCOPE: Under the direction of the Pollinator Program Director, the California Pollinator Outreach Coordinator will work to provide resources and training to agricultural and natural resources professionals in California on pollinator habitat restoration and management. The Outreach Coordinator will also work to increase the general public’s awareness of the importance of native pollinators for agricultural sustainability, wildlife conservation, and ecological stability.

They don’t appear to have this posted on their website yet, but if you want a copy, comment and I can email it to you.