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EarthCorps is a nonprofit organization based in Seattle, Washington, that develops leaders to strengthen community and restore the health of our environment. EarthCorps believes in the power of people – acting through their collective responsibility to one another and our planet – to tackle the most pressing challenges facing our world, a world in which people and nature thrive together.
To cultivate this important work, EarthCorps brings together passionate and hardworking young adults – who they call Corps members – from the US and across the globe for a six-month or year-long environmental leadership development program. Participants learn technical environmental restoration and hands-on leadership skills, all while building a close-knit community through caring for our natural world.
EarthCorps truly embraces the concept of “think globally, act locally”. The lands and waters of the Puget Sound are their classroom and their legacy. Corps members learn leadership skills by leading thousands of community volunteers each year and executing technical environmental restoration projects, including salmon stream restoration, native tree plantings, invasive plant removal, wetland and shoreline restoration, and trail construction around Puget Sound region.
At the conclusion of the program, these leaders return to their local communities with the skills and enthusiasm required to address the pressing issues of our time – including climate change, pollution, and ecological degradation – to help create a better world for us all. Since its inception in 1993, EarthCorps has trained more than 1,000 environmental leaders from across the U.S. and nearly 80 countries around the world. Click here to learn more about EarthCorps. 
About the Opportunity 
The Executive Director (ED) is responsible for fulfilling EarthCorps’ mission by providing leadership and direction to all areas of the operation. The ED supervises the organization and oversees program development and evaluation, operations, finance, fundraising, and public relations. The Executive Director also ensures compliance with all government regulations and works with the Board of Directors to both provide direction to the organization and secure resources.
The Board of Directors seeks an Executive Director who is a visionary leader with a passion for the environment, community, racial equity, and leadership development in young adults. The successful candidate will utilize their high-level management and development skills to lead the development and implementation of a new strategic vision for EarthCorps.
Commitment to Racial Equity
EarthCorps strongly believes in the values of racial equity, diversity, and inclusion.EarthCorps works to ensure that everyone feels engaged and supported in all areas of the organization’s operations as they work to become a fully inclusive, multi-cultural, and anti-racist organization.
Essential Responsibility and Functions 
Vision, Mission, and Strategies & Implementation
Fundraising and Resource Development
Fiscal Management
Program and Operations Management
ED/Board Partnership
Board/Staff Relationship
Organizational Culture
Change Management
Essential Qualifications
The successful candidate will be a visionary team leader who inspires, motivates, and creatively problem solves. They will possess the following essential qualifications:
Organizational Leadership
Financial Leadership 
Operational Leadership 
Personal Qualities 
How To Apply
EarthCorps is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), gender identity and/or expression, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service or other non-merit factors. Applicants from historically underrepresented communities, including but not limited to people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and women, are strongly encouraged to apply.
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