First Nations is currently seeking talented professionals to fill the following positions:

Program Assistant – Stewarding Native Lands

The program assistant supports the work of the Director of the Stewarding Native Lands Program (SNL) and the program team. In addition to managing the schedule and meetings of the Director, responsibilities also include providing project coordination and support for the SNL program staff. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, travel coordination, meeting preparation, note taking, and maintaining calendar of events. Other duties may include developing consultant agreements, monitoring deliverables, performing data entry in the Airtable project management platform, and organizing files. The position is not a remote position, and requires working in the office on a daily basis and will be based in the First Nations Albuquerque or Longmont office.

Read more about the position here.

Donor Relations Coordinator

The Donor Relations Coordinator performs a variety of tasks related to individual giving, donor engagement and stewardship along with event planning and donor communications. Primary duties include providing administrative support to the Associate Director of Individual Giving. The Donor Relations Coordinator also works to implement and promote First Nations’ monthly giving program, the Circle of Giving, with the goal of expanding the program year over year.

Read more about the position here.

Development Officer – Individual Giving

The Development Officer – Individual Giving supports the strategic fundraising efforts of First Nations by enlisting support for the organization’s key programs and initiatives with an emphasis on individual, planned, and major gifts. The Development Officer – Individual Giving identifies, cultivates, solicits, and stewards major and planned gift donors and prospects in accordance with goals set in First Nations’ annual development plan. The Development Officer – Individual Giving also develops brief proposals and reports to funders to demonstrate the impact of investments.

Read more about the position here.


Program Officer – Stewarding Native Lands

This Program Officer will be assigned to the Stewarding Native Lands program, which was created to implement initiatives to support environmental sovereignty and justice, traditional knowledge, and ecological stewardship and improve Native control of and access to ancestral lands and resources. The Program Officer’s primary responsibility is to assist and support Senior Program Officers and the Director of Programs in the administration and implementation of the Environmental Sovereignty and Justice Initiative. In this capacity, duties include thoughtful contributions to environmental and justice conversations, coordination of technical assistance and training, participation in onsite visits, grantee communications, grant management, consultant management, and other duties.

Read more about the position here.