Conservation Advisor

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ORGANIZATION: Idealist.org

Recruiting Organization: Hispanic Access Foundation

About the Conservation Network

The Conservation Network connects, builds, and empowers Latino professionals committed to tackling pressing challenges in land, ocean, and waterways conservation, climate action, and ensuring equitable access to public lands. This group provides guidance to Hispanic Access while actively engaging the Latino community in our conservation efforts.


About the Role

Conservation Advisors serve as advisors for Hispanic Access’s programming and advocacy efforts by providing recommendations and input. You will also help advise Hispanic Access on best practices for actively involving the Latino community in meaningful discussions and events, ensuring that their perspectives are integral to our conservation initiatives. Moreover, you'll take on a key supporting role in driving the growth of Hispanic Access' Conservation Network, contributing to its development and impact. Your involvement as a Network Advisor is a pathway to making a lasting difference in both the organization and the communities we serve.


A yearly stipend of $2,000 is provided to Conservation Advisors.


Roles & Responsibilities

  • Participate in interactive online workshops and discussions led by experts in the fields of conservation, climate change, advocacy, and more to learn, discuss, and collaborate.
  • Take action on conservation issues by meeting with decision-makers and the media, and organizing or participating in town halls and petitions as opportunities arise.
  • Opportunity to receive grants to organize community events in line with Hispanic Access’ yearly initiatives like Latino Conservation Week, Latino Advocacy Week, and others.
  • Opportunity to participate in conferences, seminars, and other meetings representing Hispanic Access (travel & lodging will be covered).
  • Members may be asked to help with tasks related to Hispanic Access’ broader goals.
  • Build relationships with colleagues from around the nation and Puerto Rico, expanding your network
  • Aid in the development of the Conservation Network's annual strategic plan as needed.
  • Providing general strategic support for the general body.
  • Aid in creating and executing outreach plans to expand the Conservation Network.
  • Members may be asked to help with tasks related to Hispanic Access’ broader goals.
  • Build relationships with colleagues from around the nation and Puerto Rico, expanding your network.


Requirements

  • Represent Hispanic Access’ mission and core values with high integrity.
  • Commitment to the Conservation Network Community Agreements.
  • Provide frank and timely communication about needs, challenges, and successes with program staff.
  • Submit all onboarding forms in a timely manner.
  • Sign confidentiality forms per Hispanic Access’s guidelines.
  • Advisory Members may serve a maximum of a three-year term.
  • Have fun while helping protect and conserve our planet!

Stipend Provided

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Fee Amount: None

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