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: 

 

Education Assistant Intern

Teach children and young adults about waterfowl, wetlands, and conservation.  Help students in kindergarten through twelfth grade engage in hands-on, ecological and environmental activities with the goal of creating future stewards of our natural world by teaching classroom presentations and leading field trips. Internship runs from late September 2017 to early May 2018. Looking to hire two interns to work 20 hours per week, OR one intern to work 40 per week. Applications due by September 15th, 2017. 

For job despcription and application instruction, please click the link below:

http://cfly.trustedpartner.com/docs/library/CaliforniaWaterfowlAssociation2012/Environmental%20Education%20Assistant%20-%202017%20USE.pdf

Hunter Camp Assistan

Positions available for Camp Assistants to help coordinate CWA's Summer camps program from early June to August.  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 Coordinators during the summer. For application instructions, 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.  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 Coordinators to work any of the 5-day camps. For application instructions, 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/October of one year to mid-April of the following year.  To learn more and how to apply, please check back here next summer. 

 

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 from  August to mid-February.  The intern would work 2-3 days/week.  To learn more and how to apply, please check back here next summer.

 

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>>