Join our Team! We are hiring a Membership & Grants Coordinator

By WSCC 4 months ago

Membership & Grants Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY: The Membership and Grants Coordinator is a 15 hour per week, hourly position with the Western Slope Conservation Center (WSCC) in Paonia, Colorado.

The Memberships and Grants Coordinator will work closely with the Executive Director to manage membership outreach and development, and to project-manage a portfolio of grants. This position will also provide overall support as needed in fundraising, outreach, event planning and office support.

The ideal candidate is committed to WSCC’s mission and values and is knowledgeable about conservation issues. Strong communications and organizational skills are expected. The successful candidate maintains a ‘can-do’ attitude and is a self starter and problem solver with strong teamwork skills.

The Membership and Grants Coordinator works under the direct supervision of the Executive Director. The schedule is flexible (as coordinated with the Executive Director), varying day-to-day and week-to-week. Occasional nights and weekends may be required due to meeting and event schedules. 




  • Manage WSCC’s membership database to ensure quality and accuracy 
  • Process donations and acknowledgements
  • Communicate with members and funders
  • Identify and implement improvements and best-practices for managing WSCC’s membership and outreach work across platforms (including CRM, email and website)
  • Help develop and implement outreach and growth strategies

Grant Administration: Play a key role in the oversight and administration of multiple private, state and federal grants, including:

  • Manage contracting and budget agreements
  • Track grant timelines, deliverables, due dates, and reporting requirements
  • Assist with report preparation and submissions
  • Help track budgets
  • Identify and track new funding opportunities

Other: Perform other tasks as necessary, including but not limited to:

  • Assist with general office software and hardware needs
  • Office management and organizing tasks
  • Design and communications
  • Event planning and execution


  • Desire to work for a small and impactful environmental nonprofit organization
  • 5+ years experience in project management 
  • Adept and adaptable in managing data, software, and technology with a high attention to detail
  • Collaborative, outgoing, personable, and enthusiastic
  • Excellent writing, speaking and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and office skills
  • Experience in grants management 
  • Demonstrated experience working with federal agencies
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a high-functioning team
  • Flexible and creative approach to accomplishing workloads and tasks across an array of organizational needs
  • Strong commitment to environmental advocacy and stewardship


  • Familiarity with the North Fork Valley
  • Familiarity with ArcGIS or other mapping software
  • Familiarity with WordPress

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS: Hourly rate: $20-$25, depending on experience. This is a part-time position at 15 hours per week, requiring occasional evenings and weekends. Benefits include a flexible schedule and a retirement savings plan. Remote candidates will be considered, with occasional travel to the Paonia office expected. A personal vehicle is required, with travel reimbursed at federal rate. Additional non-financial benefits include the opportunity to live and work in a spectacular rural mountain location with a high quality of life.

APPLICATION: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three references to [email protected]. No phone calls, please. 

Application deadline: Until filled.



The Western Slope Conservation Center is a fun and dynamic grassroots environmental organization that has been carrying out public lands and watershed stewardship, advocacy, and environmental education for the past 46 years. Our offices are located in the idyllic agricultural mountain town of Paonia, at the base of the West Elk Mountains in Delta County, Colorado. The North Fork Valley offers high-quality rural living with access to ample outdoor recreation, including backcountry skiing, rafting, hiking, running, and biking. It also boasts the highest density of organic farms in the state of Colorado, many wineries, and a creative community. The North Fork was featured in The Wilderness Society’s Too Wild to Drill campaign highlighting 15 remarkable wild places under threat of resource extraction in the U.S.

WSCC provides equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, creed, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status, genetic information, or other protected statuses. 

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