Workforce Development Coordinator
Work in Beautiful Indian Valley
The Sierra Institute for Community and Environment seeks a full-time Workforce Development Coordinator to advance the organization’s leading-edge forest restoration workforce development and training program designed to equip rural and Tribal community members with the skills and opportunities to pursue a career in forest restoration.
The Workforce Development Coordinator position will be integral to the Sierra Institute’s workforce development program and must be deeply committed to environmental justice and the well-being of rural and Tribal communities. This position will support the full spectrum of programmatic activities to grow and sustain a forest restoration workforce in the Sierra Nevada and surrounding regions. The Coordinator will work one on one with entry-level restoration crew members to provide opportunity and support as they increase their skills, obtain new certifications and credentials and advance professionally. Additionally, the Coordinator will work with a range of partner organizations and entities, including non-profits, state agencies, Tribal governments, and others, to implement the program. The Coordinator position will work with both rural community development and collaborative forestry staff at Sierra Institute, helping us achieve our goal of stewarding forests and watersheds while building capacity and economic opportunity for rural forested communities.
About Sierra Institute for Community and Environment
Recognizing the direct relationship rural communities have with forest landscapes, Sierra Institute has advanced integrative programs that support rural environmental, economic, and community health at local, regional, and national levels for the past twenty-five years.