About Yellowstone to Yukon Program: The
Yellowstone to Yukon (Y2Y) ecoregion is a worldwide model for large
landscape conservation that encompasses Yellowstone National Park
in the south, stretching 2000 miles north along the spine of the
continent to the Yukon, where the mountainous corridor spills out
onto the Arctic plains. The Foundation’s goal is to achieve
landscape-scale connectivity and climate resilience by protecting
and connecting wildlife and wildlands across the region. The
Foundation supports collaborative community-based efforts that
sustain biodiversity, landscape connectivity, climate resilience,
and sustainable communities.
The Program Officer for Yellowstone to Yukon
works closely with other staff and partners to advance the outcomes
described in the Foundation’s
Strategic Framework. Core responsibilities include: 1)
Developing, implementing, and revising regional and/or
cross-cutting conservation strategies; 2) leading and/or
participating in grantmaking, capacity building, and other program
activities to advance those strategies; 3) researching, preparing,
and delivering reports or other presentations to the Foundation
board and staff; 4) Managing a Program Associate; and 5) working
with the Executive Director to create and maintain a collaborative,
inclusive, team-oriented work environment.
- Candidates who submit an application by Tuesday,
January 11, 2022 will be considered first, though
applications will continue to be accepted after that date until the
position is filled.
- Please submit a cover letter and resume, combined into
one document either in PDF or Microsoft Word format.
- Email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Since our office is only staffed a limited number of days each
week, please do not submit applications by mail or in
- First round interviews will be scheduled via Zoom for selected
Wilburforce Foundation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The
Foundation does not discriminate in employment opportunities or
practices on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual
orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status,
gender identity, gender expression, marital status, or any other
classification protected by local, state or federal law.
For more information about the Foundation and its
priorities, and to download the complete position description,
please visit the Foundation’s website at www.wilburforce.org.