Career Opportunities

Join the CWA team. We offer employment, internships, fellowships, scholarships, and volunteer positions. There is no better way to help California's waterfowl, wetlands, and outdoor heritage!

If you see a posting of interest, please contact us. CWA is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Internships / Seasonal Positions:

Hunter Camp Assistants

Positions available for Camp Assistants to help coordinate CWA's Summer camps program from early June to August, 2015.  CWA will be hiring 7-8 camp assistants to work at our Grizzly Ranch Conservation Education Center hosting single day and multiple day events. The camp assistant will work closely with CWA's Heritage Program Coordinator during the summer. To learn more, click here.

 

Hunter Camp Assistants (junior)

Volunteer positions available as Junior Camp Assistants to help coordinate CWA's Summer camps program from early June to August, 2015.  CWA would like to have 1-2 junior camp assistants to work at our Grizzly Ranch Conservation Education Center during our 5-day camps. The junior camp assistants will be selected by CWA's Heritage Program Coordinator to work any of the 5-day camps on June 14-18, June 21-25, July 12-16 or July 19-23. To learn more, click here

 

Environmental Education Assistant Intern

The Environmental Education Assistant Intern works out of the Roseville office and leads/teaches wood duck programs in schools for 3rd-8th grade students.  This individual leads and assists at various field programs for all grades, maintains and updates program materials, develops program extension lessons for teachers and supports the Education Coordinator taking on other tasks as assigned.  This is a part-time, temporary position from October 2015 to May 2016. To learn more, click here.

 

Junior Duck Stamp (JDS) Intern
As part of its Education Program, California Waterfowl partners with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to implement the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Program in California. The objective of the intership is to lead/teach classroom programs to K-12 grade students on wetlands, wildlife and conservation through the sciences and wildlife arts.  The intern will assist with JDS events and field days as well.  This is a part-time, temporary postion from October 2015 to May 2016, working out of the Roseville office. To learn more, click here.

 

Visitor Services Assistant (VSA) Interns

Two VSAs are stationed at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge and are considered CWA paid interns and USFWS volunteers.  VSAs do a variety of duties: work in the visitor center store and exhibits, lead the refuge auto tour, lead classroom and outdoor education programs, assist with the Junior Duck Stamp Program and Art Contest, interact with the general public, teachers and students, maintain trail signage and refuge equipment and take on other visitor services department supportive tasks as assigned.  This is a Seasonal, full-time position from September 2015 to April 2016.  To learn more and how to apply, click here.

 

Hunt Assistant Intern 

The Hunt Intern is stationed at Sacramento National Wildlife Refuge and is considered a CWA paid intern and USFWS volunteer.  This intern does a variety of duties: assists at hunting check stations, maintains hunting signage, blinds, hunter education materials and refuge equipment, interacts with the general public and hunting community, and takes on other visitor services department supportive tasks as assigned.  This position is Seasonal, part-time starting in early August.  The intern would work 2-3 days/week.  To learn more and how to apply, click here.

 

Summer Sprig Internship
As part of its education and organization membership goals, California Waterfowl produces the Sprig Tales newsletter complete with activity pages, crafts, and wonderful waterfowl knowledge for our junior members, ages 12 and under.  The main objective of this internship is to develop and create four of the Sprig Tales newsletters, which are four pages long.  The intern may also assist with some education programming.  The intern will be mainly working independently under the supervision of Sabreena Britt, Education Coordinator. The dates of the internship are variable depending on the candidate's summer school session, in order to receive college credits.  Click here to learn more.

 

Scholarships / Fellowships:

 

Ecology Scholarships

CWA is the administrator of the Dennis G. Raveling Scholarship Fund, which awards two scholarships annually to students pursuing advanced university degrees. To learn more, click here>>