Employment

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Volunteer Collaborations Manager

The Volunteer Collaborations Manager is a new role and a key leadership position in the Mountaineers’ Progressive Outdoor Education Initiative. This is a top strategic priority supported and resourced by the Board of Directors. This position provides strategic leadership for cross-branch volunteer-driven initiatives related to our outdoor education programs. The primary function of this position is to provide on-going support, facilitation and project management for organization-wide initiatives led through volunteer committees. Learn More and Apply

Communications ASSOCIATE

We're seeking an energetic and hardworking communications professional, who is passionately committed to The Mountaineers mission. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the organization’s message delivery and brand management through thoughtful content development, with a particular focus on email delivery, social media, and website content support for our branches and volunteers. This person will work as part of a team to curate and deliver regular email communications and develop digital content to populate our emails and social media channels. The communications associate will be responsible for managing our online photography portfolio, and should have a good eye for attention grabbing content. The right individual will play a lead role in engaging the outdoor community through excellent communications. Learn more and apply.

Development Associate

The Development Associate is responsible for implementing gift processing and donor acknowledgement, maintaining gift club benefits, supporting annual fund administration, and managing the development department's donor database systems, including overseeing best practices and reporting protocol and ensuring data integrity. The Development Associate works collaboratively with the Development team and colleagues to support a comprehensive $1.25M fundraising plan and strategies. The Development Associate reports to the Assistant Director of Development and works closely with the development team, staff across the organization, and organizational leadership to implement a broad suite of fundraising activities. Learn more and apply.

Development Manager 

The Development Manager is responsible for advancing the mission and vision of The Mountaineers through management of special events and corporate and foundation relations. In partnership with the Development Director, this position will seek and secure funding from private foundations and corporate and government sources and shares responsibility for a $1.25M fundraising goal. She/he will work in conjunction with Director of Development, Development Staff, and board committee members to strategize, organize, plan, and implement all aspects of event planning for Mountaineers donor-related events including, but not limited to a a minimum of two annual special events, major donor receptions, cultivation events, corporate and workplace giving, partner events, etc. Learn more and apply.

Kitsap Summer Camp Lead Staff

Kitsap Forest Adventure Camp Lead Staff will help teach and lead the kids at Adventure Camp under the supervision and direction of the camp coordinator and camp director. The main duties of the lead staff are to help keep kids safe and captivated by the camp activities, to share a love and respect for nature and the Kitsap Forest Theater Property, and to interact with kids and supervise them as instructed during camp hours. Adventure Camp Lead Staff are directly responsible for keeping each youth in their group safe and facilitating a fun and rewarding summer camp experience. We are looking for leaders and role models who can take direction, share a love of working with children in a natural outdoor setting, and are responsible, creative and high energy individuals. Learn more and apply.

Opportunities at Mountaineers Books

Sales Representative

Mountaineers Books, the leading publisher of outdoor recreation, lifestyle, and conservation books seeks an Inside Sales Representative to service Mountaineers Books specialty accounts primarily in the outdoor and parks and public lands markets. This is a highly independent position that requires sales growth in the given categories while often working autonomously. Learn more and apply.

about The Mountaineers

The Mountaineers was formed in 1906 to explore the wild areas and peaks in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. With 13,000 members and branches from Olympia to Bellingham, The Mountaineers enjoys an outstanding reputation in its field and in the community. Our dedicated staff, members, and volunteers are deeply committed to successfully accomplishing our mission. Each year 1,600 volunteers deliver outdoor skill courses to 2,500 students and lead  2,000+ recreational trips and courses. In addition, we advocate for access and protection of recreational lands. Last year we helped protect 30,000 acres of public land in Washington State. The organization has also published 500 outdoor recreation and conservation advocacy books. Our mission is to enrich the lives of people by helping them explore, conserve, learn about, and enjoy the wild lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. The Mountaineers program centers have staff of 40 employees and an annual operating budget of seven million dollars, including Mountaineers Books. Please visit the other pages on our website for in-depth information about our organization, activities, programs, and mission.

Mountaineers Books is the nation's leading independent publisher of outdoor recreation, sustainable lifestyle, and conservation books with more than 700 titles in print. The publishing division of The Mountaineers, Mountaineers Books has a professional publishing staff of 22 employees and is located in a combined office/warehouse on Harbor Island, near downtown Seattle, Washington.

The Mountaineers provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law. Please feel free to visit this page in the future for any openings that may occur.

Disclaimer: The above information for all open positions above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the particular classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the particular job.