help protect state parks

California State Parks Foundation frequently seeks new employees to help us fulfill our mission of protecting, enhancing and advocating for California's magnificent state parks. We invite you to apply to become a member of our team.

Click on the positions below to learn more and apply.

Career Opportunities

We are searching for a Northern California Field Consultant to help expand our successful Park Champions volunteer program to additional parks in the greater Bay Area and in other regions in Northern California. Field Consultants plan and attend projects in parks, and provide mentoring and support for Lead Volunteers. This is a contract position with a flexible, part-time schedule. 

The Leadership Gifts Officer (LGO) works closely with the Advancement team and leadership staff to expand and diversify CSPF’s base of major individual donors in support of the organization’s mission and programs. S/he will help develop, manage, and grow a program to cultivate, solicit, and steward donors currently giving at the $1,000+ level and donors who have the potential to give at the $1,000+ level.

This exempt position is based in the Foundation’s Sacramento office and reports to the Executive Director (ED). The Director of Programs and Advocacy will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for all program areas. The Director will be a part of the senior management team that drives the overall strategy for the organization and represents CSPF on a local, regional and state-wide basis. The Director will oversee a paid staff of four (three of whom are currently based in the San Francisco office) and manage additional key consultant relationships. The Director will know how to turn ideas into strategies, organize people to achieve big goals, build networks and marshal needed resources. S/he will build, maintain and oversee programs and statewide partnerships that further the Foundation’s core mission of protecting, preserving and advocating for parks, with a focus on access, equity and excellence.

California State Parks Foundation seeks an experienced, full-time communications coordinator to join our team and work on our robust and growing social media and online communications presence. Reporting to the communications manager and working collaboratively with program and development staff, the communications coordinator will implement a strategic social media plan, contribute heavily to the production of online communications, and support a variety of communications projects that reach a wide variety of audiences, including donors and members, volunteers, funders, policymakers, activists, the media, and the public. Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills are essential.

California State Parks Foundation

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