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Conservation - Priority Co-Lead

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Arizona Sustainability Alliance

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***This is a Volunteer Position**

Conservation - Priority Co-Lead


To ensure protection of the natural spaces within Arizona and to ensure access to open space for everyone.

Role Purpose

  • Preserve and protect our parks and park ecosystems
  • Support native plants and animals in parks through invasive species monitoring and removal
  • Maintain the beauty of our parks for community members to enjoy
  • Provide opportunities for environmental education and public outreach through our events and projects as added value for our volunteers


  • Act as the leader and point person for AZSA’s Conservation Priority
  • Oversee and manage project coordinators and project for Conservation priority (the number of projects and volunteers will change over time)
  • Work with the Executive Director to build and maintain relationships within the conservation community
  • Work with the Fundraising Committee to ensure that projects are properly funded
  • Collaborate directly with the Communications Director for any needs related to social media, branding, etc.
  • Speak at New Volunteer Orientations about the Conservation Priority

Ideal Skill Set

  • Experience in environmental science, conservation, sustainability, and/or ecological restoration
  • Experience as a Project Manager or other managerial position (or willingness to learn)
  • Understanding of project management techniques and methods (project design, implementation, and evaluation)
  • Excellent knowledge of office productivity tools; working knowledge of program/project management software (Basecamp, MS Project etc.) is a strong advantage
  • Outstanding leadership and organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Highly collaborative style; experience developing and implementing and researching topics of interest
  • Excellent writing/editing and verbal communication skills
  • Relationship builder with the flexibility and finesse to "manage by influence"
  • High energy, maturity, and leadership with the ability to serve as a unifying force and to position discussions at both the strategic and tactical levels
  • Sincere commitment to work collaboratively with all constituent groups, including staff, board members, volunteers, donors, program participants, and other supporters
  • Self-starter, able to work independently, and entrepreneurial; enjoys creating and implementing new initiatives

Time commitment: Approximately 5-10 hours per week

To apply for this volunteer opportunity email your cover letter and resume/cv to hr.volunteer@azsustainabilityalliance.com

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About Arizona Sustainability Alliance


8205 South Priest Drive #11962, Tempe, AZ 85284, US

Mission Statement

The mission of the Arizona Sustainability Alliance is to create and support cutting-edge, project-based sustainability solutions in Arizona.


The Arizona Sustainability Alliance is a volunteer, non-partisan group committed to protecting our environment and promoting sustainable living through action and advocacy. Through

  • Civic engagement

  • Collaboration

  • Education
We empower Arizona citizens to work together toward more verdant, equitable and sustainable communities. We share a deep concern about catastrophic climate change, the future of our planet and the health and well being of generations to come.
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We'll work with your schedule.


Phoenix Metropolitan AreaPhoenix, AZ 85004



  • Habitat Restoration
  • Environmental Policy
  • Management
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach
  • Project Management


  • People 55+


  • Approximately 5-10 hours per week, depending on current projects
  • To apply for this volunteer opportunity email your cover letter and resume/cv to hr.volunteer@azsustainabilityalliance.com

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