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Executive Director

Vermont Natural Resources Council’s Board of Directors seeks a new Executive Director and invites candidates to apply for the opportunity to lead this impactful, established, and highly regarded organization at an exciting time. The successful candidate will be a seasoned and collaborative nonprofit leader who is familiar with organizational leadership, legislative processes, environmental policy issues, and environmental justice.

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Climate Action Organizer

Vermont Natural Resources Council, in collaboration with its strategic partner, Vermont Conservation Voters, is seeking a passionate and dedicated Climate Action Organizer to support our policy, electoral and grassroots campaigns, volunteer management, and outreach. This role will be focused on community and public engagement, grassroots organizing, and campaign management and advancement.

The organizer will help build relationships and capacity in communities across Vermont, including through the Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN), and will work to identify and strengthen relationships with other Vermont nonprofits, businesses, stakeholders and community leaders that can be effective partners in our mission.


The successful candidate will have a background in organizing, campaign work, or community engagement, an interest in environmental issues and building climate resilience in Vermont and a dedicated commitment to advocacy, and the ability to think and plan strategically as part of a team.  Excellent communication and organizational skills and the ability to multitask to meet deadlines is a must. Experience with EveryAction/NGP VAN software is preferred, but not required. A detailed job description and list of qualifications is available here. 

Employment Details 

The starting salary range for this position is between $43,000 and $47,000, plus a generous benefits package that includes: an $18,000 annual stipend that may be used for pre-tax benefits (e.g., health care) or taken as salary; generous paid leave; a 3% employer match to a SIMPLE IRA; and a flexible and hybrid work schedule.

VNRC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates whose identities have been historically underrepresented in the environmental movement, including people who identify as Black, Indigenous, Hispanic or Latino, Asian or Pacific Islander, or people of color; people from historically disenfranchised economic backgrounds; and people living with disabilities. 

To apply, please send a single PDF document with a letter of interest, resume, and three references to Alex Connizzo, with the subject line “Climate Action Organizer”. All submissions will be treated confidentially. The deadline to apply is June 7, 2024, but applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.