Careers

Keep Tahoe Blue is growing! We're now offering multiple opportunities for you to join our dynamic, professional and expanding team of Tahoe Blue-Gooders.

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Full-time

  • Development Associate

    South Lake Tahoe

    Development Associate

    South Lake Tahoe

    The League to Save Lake Tahoe (the League, a.k.a. Keep Tahoe Blue) is looking for a development associate to be part of a successful fundraising and donor experience team, and to join our creative, fun and outstanding crew of environmental and nonprofit experts. This is a great opportunity for a meticulous and efficient professional to play a key role in successful nonprofit fundraising. 

    The Development Associate (DA) will join the Keep Tahoe Blue team in South Lake Tahoe to help grow the development department through data management by supporting the donor engagement process at the League. With supervision, the DA will accurately process, enter and track donor and supporter information in a CRM platform, ensuring development staff, leadership and board members are fully supported in fundraising and donor cultivation. 

    The perfect DA candidate is detail-oriented, skilled in database use, committed to the importance of donor appreciation, and able to support the development department with general support. 

    The Development Associate is a full-time, hourly position working from our headquarters in South Lake Tahoe, California. Due to the nature of the position, you will primarily be working in the office from 9:00 am – 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday with some evening and weekend work depending on organization and event schedules and needs.

    About us: A brand known throughout the world

    Founded in 1957, the League is the oldest, largest and most successful environmental organization focused on protecting Lake Tahoe. We have a culture founded on our organizational values and team-building principles, which supports and guides our decision-making and planning for the future. The League is a solutions-based, science-driven and innovative organization that values professionalism, transparency, work/life balance and credibility. Our team reflects these core values and supports one another to achieve our goals.

    What the position involves:
    • Accurately entering contributions and member information into the database on a timely basis.
    • Coordinating all aspects of donor acknowledgement, including thank you mail, thank you comments on social media platforms, and supporting the League’s staff and board of directors in the personalized thank you process.
    • Working confidently in the CRM database, including running reports and using donor information to answer questions from staff.
    • Maintaining the confidentiality of donor information.
    • Supporting the development department through all aspects of the donor engagement process, including pulling information from the database at a moment’s notice, and becoming well acquainted with donors and trends.
    • Creating new records and updating current records in the database.
    • Assisting with data importing into the database, including the League’s programmatic and volunteer information.
    • Ensuring organization and tidiness of all development supplies and materials, and alerting the supervisor when stock is running low.
    • Assisting with solicitation and event mailings, including membership, events, donor acquisition, etc.
    • Maintaining gift batch files, physical and network files, Google Drive membership files and a sample development binder.
    • Providing administrative support to the development department.
    • Assisting the finance department in ensuring membership and financial records match.
    • Supporting the development team as necessary with other duties that may arise.
    • Serving as a professional and knowledgeable representative of the League and the development department when interacting with members, donors, guests and staff.
    • Supporting the execution of the annual benefit event, including reservation tracking and overseeing the silent and live auctions.
    Required knowledge, skills and abilities:
    • An interest in environmental conservation and the League’s mission to protect, restore and advocate for the ecological health and scenic beauty of the Lake Tahoe Basin.
    • Understanding of database systems and proficiency with data entry.
    • Commitment to maintaining a high degree of accuracy and confidentiality in data.
    • Experience with professionally engaging donors and supporters.
    • Ability to work effectively in a team setting and with diverse individuals.
    • Proficiency with Windows, the Office 365 suite and Google Apps.
    • High degree of organization in setting appropriate priorities, meeting deadlines, and managing multiple projects and relationships simultaneously.
    • Team player with willingness to perform activities at all levels necessary.
    • Possesses good judgment and works well with others.
    • Willing and available for occasional weekend work.
    League-specific requirements:
    • Employees are required to have a current COVID-19 vaccination.
    • Employees are required to have a vehicle that is in good working order, proof of valid driving license, non-expired vehicle registration, and effective insurance coverage. 
    • Travel around the Tahoe Basin, San Francisco Bay Area, Reno and Sacramento may be required.
    • Position requires some physical activity, such as bending, stooping, carrying and lifting up to 40 pounds.
    As a valued representative of our organization, you will:
    • Be on a team that engages Tahoe’s diverse and evolving community of visitors and residents to protect Lake Tahoe by spreading awareness and taking action.
    • Work at a place that promotes environmental protections and policies backed by science to ensure Tahoe is resilient in the face of the climate crisis.
    • Take part in crafting resolutions to the challenges facing Tahoe that strike a balance between enjoyment today and preservation for future generations.
    The League offers many benefits, including:
    • A dynamic and exceptional team of enjoyable coworkers.
    • Medical, dental, vision. and life insurance 100% covered by the company for employees.
    • $125/month corporate contribution to Health Savings Account (HSA) with select health plan choice.
    • IRA match up to 3% of employee’s salary after two years served.
    • Vacation leave, paid volunteer time off, plus 13 paid holidays and extra paid time off between 12/25 and 1/1.
    • Pet-friendly environment.
    • Merchandise discounts and credit.
    • And much more!
    Pay range: 

     $16.50 – 17.50/hr

    If this sounds like the job for you, please send a PDF copy of your cover letter and resume to jobs@keeptahoeblue.org. Tell us why you’re the best fit for the position and for the League. We communicate via email, so please check your inbox and spam folder to ensure you don’t miss important updates from us.

    The League is an equal opportunity employer, and we value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

  • Science Data Coordinator

    South Lake Tahoe

    Science Data Coordinator

    South Lake Tahoe

    Our dynamic team of scientists, policy experts and non-profit professionals is looking to expand our data-driven, scientific programs. The League to Save Lake Tahoe (League) is searching for a Science Data Coordinator (SDC) to lead our data management, analysis, mapping and reporting to support the League’s programs and projects. Under the direction of the Senior Science Policy Analyst (SSPA), the SDC will manage and translate data collected through our programs to inform management decisions and help us tell compelling stories that shape our policies to Keep Tahoe Blue.

    The SDC will be part of our dynamic team based in beautiful South Lake Tahoe and will help refine the League’s data capabilities to further our mission. The ideal candidate will be proficient in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and have expertise in data management and analysis. This individual will design and provide mapping related materials and products, inform and update online survey tools as the League’s representative for citizen science reporting platforms, and manage all data generated through our science programs. By applying best practices in data collection and management, the SDC will amplify the impact of our unique “science to solutions” approach. The SDC will also attend and support League programs, community events and presentations.

    Founded in 1957, the League is the oldest, largest and most successful environmental organization focused on protecting Lake Tahoe. We have a strong foundation supported by our cultural values and team-building principles that support and guide us in decision-making and planning for the future. The League is a solutions-based, innovative organization backed by science and community engagement that values professionalism, transparency, work/life balance and credibility. Our team reflects these core values and supports one another to achieve our goals.

    What the position involves:
    • Data management, collection and program analysis:
      • Through the coordination of data collection, manage all program-generated data for the League, including GIS data and entering data into Salesforce.
      • Work with the community engagement team to provide information on data trends and improvements to data collection and programs, including but not limited to: Tahoe Blue Crews, signature cleanups, Eyes on the Lake, Pipe Keepers and Snapshot Day.
      • Provide relevant mapping materials and data for program managers to inform policy, advocacy and program efficacy.
      • Create story maps and/or other data visualization materials (including GIS maps) in coordination with League staff.
      • Inventory, calibrate and order equipment for citizen science programs and request applicable materials as needed.
    • Citizen Science Tahoe App coordination:
      • Represent the League at Citizen Science Tahoe App stakeholder meetings and provide suggestions for App improvement and updates.
      • Manage all data generated from the App and incorporate improvements.
    • Outreach and engagement:
      • Assist the Community Engagement team with events and programs.
      • Support other League programs by incorporating citizen science principles into those programs where appropriate (i.e. data collection and management, maps, quality assurance plans, etc.).
      • Inform interactive, science-based educational displays and activities for the Education Center and general outreach.
    Required knowledge, skills, and abilities:
    • B.A. or B.S. in relevant field with 3+ years of Data Management and Analysis experience or Associates Degree with 5+ years of experience.
    • Proficient in the use of Geographic Information Systems (e.g., ESRI ArcGIS Desktop and extensions, ArcGIS Server, Geodatabases, etc.).
    • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
    • Detail-oriented with a high degree of reliability in managing data and records using software.
    • Ability to work effectively with teams and diverse individuals.
    • Possesses good judgment and works well with others.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Efficient and effective at managing and completing tasks to meet deadlines.
    • Flexibility to work nights and weekends, as required.
    • Willingness and ability to work outdoors, potentially in inclement weather conditions; able to hike up to 3 miles.
    • Computer proficiency with Windows, Office 365 and Google Apps.
    Preferred:
    • Familiarity with database management tools/software (Microsoft Access, Salesforce, or equivalent).
    • Familiarity with Lake Tahoe environmental and policy issues.
    • An interest and passion for environmental conservation and the League’s mission to protect, restore and advocate for the ecosystem health and scenic beauty of the Lake Tahoe Basin.
    League-specific requirements:
    • Must have a current COVID-19 vaccination. 
    • Employees are required to have a vehicle that is in good working order, will be required to show proof of current valid driving license, vehicle registration, and current effective insurance coverage on or before the first day of employment.
    • Employee’s vehicle should be well maintained, able to function in any and all weather conditions including heavy snow, and must be dependable for trips to and around the Lake Tahoe Basin, Bay Area, Reno, and Sacramento. If an employee does not have such a vehicle they may rent one at their own expense.
    • Position requires some physical activity such as bending, stooping, lifting and carrying. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
    As a valued representative of our organization you will:
    • Be on a team that engages Tahoe’s diverse and evolving community of visitors and residents to protect Lake Tahoe by spreading awareness and taking action.
    • Work at a place that promotes environmental protections and policies backed by science that ensure Tahoe is resilient in the face of the climate crisis. 
    • Take part in crafting resolutions to the challenges facing Tahoe that strike a balance between enjoyment today and preservation for future generations.
    The League offers many benefits, including:
    • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance 100% covered by the company for employees. 
    • $125/month Company Health Savings Account (HSA) contribution with select health plan choice.
    • IRA match up to 3% of employee’s salary after two years served. 
    • Vacation leave, paid volunteer time off, plus 12 paid holidays and extra paid time off between 12/25 and 1/1. 
    • Pet-friendly working environment. 
    • Merchandise discounts and credit. 
    • And much more!
    Pay range:

    $20 – 24/hr

    If this sounds like the job for you, please send us a PDF copy of your cover letter and resume to jobs@keeptahoeblue.org. Tell us why you’re the best fit for the position and for the League. We communicate via email, so please check your inbox and spam to ensure you don’t miss important updates from us.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our organization. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.