CLOSED: Program Manager - Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition

March 12, 2018

Position Objective:
The program manager serves and represents the Chumstick Wildfire Stewardship Coalition (CWSC) in
the Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network; assists with daily operations to help
prepare individuals, families, and communities for wildfire; and executes and fulfills the organization’s
mission and philosophy.

The Washington Resource Conservation and Development (WA RC&D) Council, a 501(c)3, is the
fiscal sponsor for the CWSC. The CWSC secures contracts to perform fuel reduction on private lands
and wildfire preparedness and forest restoration education and outreach. The CWSC is seeking
capacity to fulfill the contractual obligations of private foundation grants, federal and state contracts.
As an employee of the WA RC&D, the Program Manager supports the work of the CWSC to achieve
the CWSC’s mission of building a community, culture, and landscape adapted to wildfire. This includes
engagement with the Washington Fire Adapted Communities Learning Network and the Wildland-
Urban Interface Fuel Reduction Strategy Development Project. The Program Manager will report
directly to the CWSC Steering Committee.

Position Details:
Duty Station: Leavenworth, WA
Estimated Hours per Week: 15-20
Performance Period: April 15, 2018 through December 31, 2018
Rate: $22-25 per hour
Additional Provision: $43 monthly stipend for telecommunications expenditures.
Grant management & writing experience preferred.
Fundraising & donor development experience preferred.

Duties & Tasks:
• Manage existing grants and actively pursuing additional funding sources.
• Support the CWSC in outreach and advertising for fuel reduction programs (e.g. mobile
chipping, free brush and limb disposal days at the Dryden transfer station, etc.).
• Collaborate with community leaders and emergency response, social service, government,
and infrastructure centric organizations to develop a long-term recovery plan and/or
• Continue development of business resiliency locally and participate in business resiliency
• Engage in FAC and WA FAC Learning Networks; support CWSC in meeting obligations of the
• Engage in the Wildland-Urban Interface Fuel Reduction Strategy Development Project.
• Support annual fundraising efforts and community engagement activities.
• Engage and develop partnerships with local entities, including Chelan County FD #3, Lake
Wenatchee Fire & Rescue, and Chelan County FD #1.
• Other duties as required.

Email cover letter and resume to for consideration or additional information.

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