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Board Leadership

Do you want to be part of a voice for sustainable economic development in the Copper River Region? The Copper River Watershed Project, an independent non-profit organization, is seeking a representative of the Copper Basin to fill an open seat on its Board of DirectorsClick here for board member job description. Contact us if you would like to speak with a current board member about his or her experience serving as a CRWP board member.

Employment Opportunities

CRWP Executive Director Position

The Copper River Watershed Project seeks an experienced leader to serve as its next Executive Director. This is a chance to live and work in one of the last intact salmon strongholds in North America, continuing our 20-year commitment to projects which diversify the region’s economy while sustaining its resource base and cultural heritage. The ideal candidate has a background in nonprofit management, demonstrated community convening, a deep understanding of natural ecosystems, and a commitment to watershed sustainability. The Executive Director leads a committed staff, manages the financial health of the organization, cultivates and nurtures stakeholder and partnership relationships, directly participates in fund development, is the public face of the organization and works directly with the Board to fulfill CRWP’s mission to promote a salmon-rich intact watershed and culturally diverse communities by forming partnerships for watershed-scale planning and projects. This is an opportunity for a versatile, highly motivated individual to make a difference at a local level, in a dynamic position with opportunities for creativity, strategic thinking, boots-on-the-ground field work, and community engagement.

The salary range for this position is $60,000 to $80,000 annually commensurate with qualifications and experience. To apply, send an email with a cover letter detailing qualifications, vitae/resume, and salary requirements to apply@copperriver.org (email applications are required). For questions, contact Robin Mayo, Board Chair, apply@copperriver.org. Communications will be treated with confidence and resumes will be accepted until July 31, 2019.

A full CRWP Executive Director Position Profile is available here.

The Copper River Watershed Project is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, or sexual orientation.

Volunteer Opportunities

There are numerous ways to volunteer with the Copper River Watershed Project, from helping with membership mailings, to cutting or re-planting willows, clean-up events, recycling, or helping out at one of our many events.  Contact Kate Morse to find out upcoming opportunities to get involved.

Attend an Event

The Copper River Watershed Projects hosts three events every year.  In the spring, we celebrate upriver in Glennallen and downriver in Cordova with the Wild Food Feasts.  In September, we gather in Cordova to celebrate the fall harvest with the Wild Harvest Feast.  In July, CRWP partners with other Cordova organizations to put on the Copper River Salmon Jam.

Become a Member

You can become a member with Click & Pledge by visiting DONATE page.  We would love a phone call or a stop by the office on 511 First Street in Cordova, too.  Email Kristin or Kate your address and we’ll send you more information!