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.
Tulare & Southern California Regional Manager
Duties include supervising field staff and independent contractors. The position requires excellent communication, writing, and project management skills including budgeting, cost estimation, scheduling, bid procurement, record keeping, data tracking, and reporting.
Experience and or knowledge of wetland and waterfowl management practices, conservation planning and design, heavy equipment operation, general engineering, ARCMAP GIS, donor development, fundraising, grant writing, and hunter education is desired. For more information on the position, click here.
Hunter Camp Assistants
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. To learn more, please check back here in Spring.
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. To learn more please check back here in Spring.
Junior Duck Stamp Intern
The Junior Duck Stamp Intern prepares for and presents Junior Duck Stamp programs on waterfowl and wetland conservation and scientific art to grades K-12. This intern travels in a CWA vehicle to programs in various counties, communicates with teachers and students, assembles program packets for students, provides instruction and conducts follow-up with teachers to collect student artwork generated through the program for the Federal Junior Duck Stamp Art Contest as well as assisting with the contest judging event.
Runs Fall of one year to Spring of the following year.
For more information on the JDS program, visit here.
For more information on this position and to apply, please check here next summer.
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.
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>>