Available Jobs & Internships
Donor Relations Coordinator
Western Resource Advocates (WRA), a non-profit conservation organization based in Boulder, Colorado, seeks a highly-detailed and experienced Donor Relations Coordinator.
Major responsibilities: Help coordinate the major gifts fundraising efforts of the Board of Directors, President, and Vice President, structure and implement a $1,000 donor circle and invite donors and prospects to join it, develop materials and personalized correspondence to increase giving to Western Resource Advocates, create appeal packages, increase online giving, develop giving benefits for different donor levels, and improve electronic outreach to donors.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree with three years fundraising experience, preferably in individual giving or membership. Familiarity with fundraising methods, mechanisms, donor stewardship, and donor management software (Raiser's Edge preferred).
WRA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please send a cover letter, resume, salary history, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 1, 2014. No phone calls, please.
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:
- Researching and drafting briefs, motions, and memoranda;
- Assisting Western Resource Advocates' advocacy in multiple forums (including federal court, state court, and state and federal agencies) regarding a diverse scope of issues such as energy development, federal permitting, water law, land use, and other topics;
- Assisting with implementation of actions, initiatives, strategies, and campaigns to advance the efforts of Western Resource Advocates and client organizations to conserve natural resources and protect the environment.
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: Rob.Harris@westernresources.org.