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San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory

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Executive Committee (1 position)

Concerned about climate change, the environment, or the dramatic loss of 29% of the birds in North America over the last 50 years? Take meaningful action and join the San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory Board of Directors! Be part of a research-driven scientific organization that works to conserve birds, restore local habitats, facilitate citizen science, and drive community outreach.

The SFBBO Board of Directors is seeking a new board member who can serve as an operations coordinating member by becoming the Board Secretary and eventually take on other board leadership roles. In this role you will interact closely with the Board Chair and Chairpersons of the Fund Development , Executive and Finance Committees. You will be responsible for organizing and safe keeping of all official documentation of the Board, maintaining the Board’s Google Drive, committee scheduling for trainings, meetings, offsites. Work in these areas will give you broad exposure to the workings of the board, the SFBBO leadership and broaden your conservation network.

The qualified individual will have consistently demonstrated organizational skills in a multi-cultural work setting, be a self-starter, and will have demonstrated commitments to conservation.

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About San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory


524 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035, US

Mission Statement

The San Francisco Bay Bird Observatory is a nonprofit science organization dedicated to the conservation of birds and their habitats through science and outreach, and to contributing to informed resource management decisions in the Bay Area.


The Bird Observatory was founded in 1981 by a group of enthusiastic biology students from San Jose State University. We study waterbirds and landbirds of the Bay Area, and also provide bird walks and other interpretive activities for the public. We currently have 6 staff and about 900 members. Our biologists work with nearly 100 volunteers in our fieldwork.

Board Development


Tue Dec 15, 2020 - Mon Mar 15, 2021


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Group Facilitation
  • Management
  • Community Outreach
  • Organization
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Building




  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 25
  • 7+ hours per month (80+ per year including meeting time); Prioritize SFBBO within your work/life schedule.
  • demonstrated organizational skills in a multi-cultural work setting, be a self-starter, will have demonstrated commitments to conservation and enthusiasm for driving projects

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