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Individual Giving Manager
Boulder, Colorado

Western Resource Advocates' mission is to protect the West's land, air, and water.  We promote a clean energy future that reduces pollution and the threat of climate change; protect rivers and advance urban water conservation; and safeguard western lands from the threats of poorly planned or sited energy development.

The individual giving manager will be an essential part of our team and will work with a talented group of fundraising and conservation professionals.

Job Description/Duties and Functions

Required qualifications include: A minimum of five years of fundraising experience, preferably in individual giving or membership; Familiarity with fundraising methods, mechanisms, and donor stewardship; Experience in in-person gift solicitation; Excellent writing skills; Experience with donor management software, Raiser's Edge preferred; Attention to detail.

Western Resource Advocates is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send a cover letter, resume, salary history and requirements, and references to by August 20th, 2014.  No phone calls, please.




Communications Assistant Intern
Boulder, Colorado or Carson City, Nevada

Western Resource Advocates for the last 25 years has been the West's premier group of experts protecting the West's air, land and water. WRA's pragmatic team of lawyers, scientists and economists craft innovative solutions for the most complex natural resource challenges in the region. We shape a clean energy future that reduces pollution, protects our unique western lands, and addresses climate change. We restore degraded rivers and champion urban water conservation to ensure a reliable water future.  

Job Description/Duties and Functions

The Communications Assistant will be an essential part of the Communications Team to implement the communications plan, strategies and messages that will empower and inform target audiences to support our programs. The Assistant will work directly with the Communications Director and Communications Manager to conduct media outreach, produce and release reports and program materials, engage target audiences through social media, and inform and update the staff on news and accomplishments.

Media Outreach

Reports, Materials and Production

Online Presence, Outreach and Social Media

Internal Communications

Position Requirements

To apply, please submit a resume and cover letter to Position is open until filled.


Legal Intern
Boulder, Colorado

Western Resource Advocates seeks self-motivated law students for litigation and policy work in our Boulder, Colorado office.  Under the supervision of Western Resource Advocates attorneys, legal interns will assist with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to:

Successful applicants will have an opportunity to make a difference working on cutting edge issues and cases across the Interior West.


Internships are open to law students who have completed at least two semesters of law school. Excellent writing and organizational skills are required. Litigation experience and knowledge of environmental law, water law, energy law, public utility law, and/or public lands law are strongly preferred.

Internships are unpaid. For-credit externship opportunities may be available in coordination with the applicant's law school.

Please note: we are no longer accepting applications for the summer 2014 semester; however, we encourage qualified students to apply for subsequent semesters. 

To apply for subsequent semesters, submit a cover letter, resume, writing sample (not co-authored) and three professional references to: