The Nature Conservancy has two openings in the Chicago area.

The first is Community Stewardship Program Manager (TNC Job ID 47342), which is a shared position working with the Chicago Park District to advance their community stewardship program of natural areas in parks throughout the City. This position was previously held by Forrest Cortes, our recently hired Director of Community Engagement, who will supervise the new hire. Forrest can be reached with any questions at

The manager will be responsible for education, recruitment, training, and coordination of a wide diversity of volunteers for stewardship activities such as assisting with ecological restoration and monitoring of species in natural areas, building the District’s capacity to accomplish such activities.

For details on how to apply, CLICK HERE. Application deadline is Monday, March 11, 2019.

The second is a new position, Urban Biodiversity Program Manager (TNC Job ID 47345). This person will lead efforts of TNC’s Chicago area program to promote and enhance biodiversity in the urban environment, for the benefit of nature and people together. The position will be housed at the Indian Boundary Prairies office in Markham, Illinois.

The manager expands the Conservancy’s legacy as a leader in urban biodiversity conservation, helping to demonstrate the relevance and value of biodiversity in the urban ecosystem for natural infrastructure and human health and well-being. Throughout Chicago and Cook County, the manager will develop the Conservancy’s capacity to support restoration of high value urban natural areas on public land, while expanding connections to our programs for natural infrastructure and connecting people and nature. 

For details on how to apply, CLICK HERE. Application deadling is Monday, March 11, 2019.

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Last Modified: February 6, 2019