Charleston, WV – West Virginia Rivers Coalition (WV Rivers) is seeking a full-time Public Lands Campaign Coordinator for its West Virginians for Public Lands (WVPL) campaign. The Public Lands Coordinator is a full-time position that is responsible for overall coordination and execution of public lands campaign goals and activities. A focus of the campaign is to grow and mobilize a base of support in West Virginia for public lands and move the needle on priority policy issues through advocacy. This involves leading the West Virginians for Public Lands alliance that coordinates over 100 organizations and businesses working together to promote the conservation of our public lands.
WV Rivers was founded by outdoor enthusiasts who care deeply about the Mountain State’s renowned free-flowing waters and scenic beauty. Our mission is to conserve and restore West Virginia’s exceptional rivers and streams. We believe that clean water is the foundation of life, and that all people should respect and be able to enjoy clean West Virginia rivers and streams. The WVPL campaign advances our mission by building public support for the conservation of watersheds, habitat and wildlife through public lands protections. It also seeks to increase the value placed on our public lands as a resource available to all people for outdoor recreation, health, and wellness.
WV Rivers is the statewide voice for water-based recreation and clean, drinkable, swimmable, and fishable rivers and streams–from the headwaters to wherever water flows in West Virginia. We’re also the West Virginia state affiliate of the National Wildlife Federation and a licensed program of Waterkeeper Alliance. WV Rivers aspires to be an inclusive multicultural organization that celebrates the rich dimensions of diversity such as race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, socio-economic status, age, physical abilities, religious and political beliefs. Diversity at WV Rivers translates into understanding and valuing all perspectives in order to fully accomplish our mission and vision for clean water for all.