Catalina Island Jobs

Thank you for your interest in working with the
Catalina Island Conservancy.

The Conservancy offers diverse Catalina Island jobs, spanning fields like biology, administration, land management, fundraising, mechanics, and education, among other disciplines.


Our Vision

The Vision of the Catalina Island Conservancy is for a beautifully functioning Island ecosystem for all to enjoy.

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The mission of the Catalina Island Conservancy is to be an exemplary steward of Island resources through a balance of conservation, education, and recreation.

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Our People

The Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. In addition, we complete background checks on all new hire employees.

Current Catalina Island Job Openings

Director of Communications

Reporting to the Chief of External Affairs, the Director of Communications is responsible for leading the day-to-day management of the Communications program at Catalina Island Conservancy.  The position ensures that the Catalina Island Conservancy editorial strategies, messaging, and branding are understood and adhered to in all work produced by the organization.

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Director of Education

The Director of Education develops, implements and supervises an innovative environmental education program consisting of adult outreach and school-based programs and interpretive facilities using understandings and methods of ecological anthropology, effective nature interpretation and environmental education to effect positive change in ecological literacy and cultural behavior.

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Director of Recreation

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The Catalina Island Conservancy is seeking a Director of Recreation to reimagine the vast possibilities of a comprehensive recreation program.  The Director will lead program development and planning, fiscal management, and the administrative and operational direction of the Recreation Department, creating memorable adventures and outdoor experiences for our members and visitors.

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Eco Tour Driver

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This position functions as the driver for the Eco Tour Department, performing ecological tours of the interior land owned by the Conservancy.

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Guest Services Representative

This position is responsible for greeting and assisting visitors in a manner that creates a positive, memorable experience for each and every person who calls or visits a Catalina Island Conservancy location.

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Senior Major Gift Officer

Senior Major Gifts Officer will play an integral role in the success of resourcing the priority initiatives laid forth in the strategic plan, Catalina Island Restoration Plan, and fundraising activities specific to the overall mission of the Catalina Island Conservancy.

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Volunteer Operations Coordinator

The Volunteer Operations Coordinator reports to the Director of Conservation Operations and provides administration and field operations support for the Conservation Department, the volunteer department and their programs.

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Volunteer Services Manager

The Volunteer Services Manager core goal is to work with the Director of Conservation Operations to vision an inclusive model of volunteer engagement to support the Conservancy’s core mission areas of Conservation, Education and Recreation and support conservation program delivery across the department.

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