We’re Hiring: Campaigns & Civic Engagement Director
We are seeking a full-time Campaigns & Civic Engagement Director to lead and oversee CVNM & CVNM Education Fund’s civic engagement, accountability and outreach efforts, including volunteer organizing, partner and allied organization engagement, get-out-the-vote strategies. The Director will also oversee and implement strategies and programs that help to build momentum for federal climate and public lands and water policy engagement in partnership with our national affiliate, League of Conservation Voters and in tandem with our partnered communities. CVNM & CVNM Education Fund currently have two regional programs that are implementing multi-issue campaigns to address legacy uranium pollution in Western New Mexico and invest deeply in renewable energy in Northern New Mexico. Read the full job description.
We’re Hiring: Water & Land Restoration Advocate
We are seeking a full-time exempt Water and Land Restoration Advocate to develop, coordinate, and implement public policy initiatives and advocacy strategies that advance New Mexico’s leadership to proactively address legacy mine waste, impacts of hard rock mining projects (current and proposed), groundwater and surface water contamination, watershed conservation, freshwater protection, statewide water allocation and administration reform, and in-stream flow protection. Read the full job description.
The Energy Transition Act
The Energy Transition Act (ETA) is a keystone piece of climate and just transition legislation that was passed into law in 2019. Thanks to this policy, New Mexico has adopted a transformative clean energy standard calling for New Mexico to be 100% carbon neutral by 2045. The ETA will save rate-payers money, improve our environment and provide important economic relief to communities impacted by coal plant closures. It also establishes a pathway for an energy transition in the Four Corners area by providing $40 million in relief to workers, local communities and tribes in San Juan County, where the state’s remaining coal-fired facilities are located.
The ETA is working exactly as it is supposed to. Read about the Myths and Facts of the ETA.
We are seeking an experienced and engaged Business Administrator to manage the administrative, accounting, scheduling, and overall internal functioning of our offices. This position plays a key role in overseeing the implementation of CVNM’s operational, administrative, human resources and financial systems in order to support organizational goals. Superb interpersonal and leadership skills are vital for this role, as teamwork is important for our organization’s success. Suitable candidates should also be excellent written and verbal communicators and possess the ability to prioritize multiple work demands.
The Business Administrator must be committed to our mission and values of authentic community and stakeholder engagement in policy work, and equitable opportunities that promote race equity, diversity, and inclusion. CVNM staff incorporate these values into our day-to-day systems and work, and provide key support for collaboration across departments and organizational partnerships.
This position is based in Santa Fe. Job description and how to apply here.
One of our most powerful tools to achieve our collective vision of an equitable and inclusive New Mexico is our annual Conservation Scorecard. The Scorecard is a cornerstone of our work to connect you to the issues that matter. It provides the information you need to determine whether your legislators are voting in line with your conservation values. Find out how your legislators are voting on issues impacting your air, land, water and health in our 2020 Conservation Scorecard!