As we roll into fall, Next 100 Colorado is focused on launching a museum exhibit and a pilot mentorship program. Keep an eye out for additional detail in upcoming newsletters!


October 2019

October 23-26: National Wilderness Workshop
Bend, Oregon
The National Wilderness Workshop (NWW) will take place in Bend, Oregon from October 23-26 2019. The NWW is a congregation point for organizations and individuals working in Wilderness and the outdoors where we share information, learn from each other and continue to build a strong community. NWW is requesting presentations here. The workshop’s Wilderness Culture Track, which focuses on overcoming participation barriers on the path to stewardship, may be of interest to this group.

NEW October 30-November 2: Outdoor Empowered Network’s National Summit
Cal-Wood Education Center, Jamestown, CO
At Outdoors Empowered Network’s 6th annual Summit, join your community of peers to connect and learn, share information, evolve our best practices, and dig deep on the programs you deliver every day. OEN teamed up with Cal-Wood Education Center and Get Outdoors Leadville to offer their first Colorado Summit! Click here to register and learn more.

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NEW NPS Summer 2020 Seasonal Jobs Posting Soon

NPS is working to help interested applicants understand the hiring process for Summer 2020 seasonal positions, and encouraging them to have their federal resumes, school transcripts, etc. ready and waiting when jobs start posting. A press release with more detail includes links to a search for temporary (seasonal) positions, as well as a detailed schedule of when the most common types of seasonal positions will be announced. The communications office also created this one-page flyer, which you can share electronically or print out and post.

Another resource for interested applicants is the NPS Student Employees Facebook page. Between now and December NPS will be highlighting the different career paths included in this seasonal hiring cycle, as well as posting reminders when new position types are about to open up.

Please forward this information to anyone that you think might be interested! If they have questions, reach out to Tegan Plock.

NPS Intermountain Regional Office

NPS’s Intermountain Regional Office is partnering with the Metro Denver Nature Alliance to bring on an AmeriCorps VISTA! They’ll focus on building partnerships with both internal (to the NPS) and external (in the Denver metro area) stakeholders to support volunteerism, youth career path development, and engagement with the annual Safe Summer Kickoff at the National Get Outdoors Day event. NPS and mDNA are looking for someone who’s passionate about engaging underrepresented communities in the outdoors, working with youth and volunteers, and thinking strategically to solve big picture problems.

The target is to have them start in early December, and it’s a year-long position. They’ll work three days/week at the NPS office, and two days with mDNA. More details and requirements are available here. Feel free to reach out to Tegan Plock (NPS) or Dana Coelho (mDNA) with questions.

Conservation Colorado

Conservation Colorado has several current openings, including a new posting for a fall organizing and outreach internClick here for info on other job opportunities.

The Wilderness Society

The Wilderness Society is currently looking to add a new member to the same team as Colorado Network member Juan Pérez Sáez! Check out the full description for the position for the new Director of Campaigns for the Energy & Climate Program. Juan is happy to share more information or answer any of your questions if you are interested.

The Next 100 Coalition’s Colorado Network uses this listserve to circulate events, DEI trainings, and job opportunities relevant to the Colorado Network, no more than once per week. Please email if you would like to submit an event or job opportunity. For more information on the Next 100 Coalition members and Colorado Network allies, click here.