Open Positions At Western Resource Advocates


Job Openings


  • Foundation Relations Manager – Boulder, CO

We are seeking an experienced Foundation Relations Manager to work closely with our team of program leaders and staff to ensure the highest-quality stewardship of our foundation funders. The Manager will be responsible for helping to write and edit foundation proposals; guiding foundation proposals and reports from creation to submission; building relationships with foundation staff; and coordinating giving from other organizations and government agencies. For the full position description and how to apply visit here.

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      •  Senior Energy Policy Advisor – Carson City, NV

Western Resource Advocates’ is seeking an experienced Senior Energy Policy Advisor to develop and advocate for policies and mechanisms that reduce the environmental impact of electricity production in the Interior West and accelerate the region’s transition to renewable energy, energy efficiency, and other cleaner energy technologies, primarily supporting WRA’s Clean Energy Program work in Nevada. For the full position description and how to apply visit here.

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Internship and Volunteer Opportunities

Why Work at Western Resource Advocates?

At Western Resource Advocates, we are driven by a passion for the West. We believe we can turn the pressures that degrade our environment and quality of life into opportunities that permanently preserve the beauty of the West and our heritage for generations to come. We use law, science, and economics to craft innovative solutions to the most pressing conservation issues in the region. We understand that perseverance is needed to achieve lasting change. We respect and draw from divergent views and multiple perspectives to craft effective solutions. These values of stewardship, innovation, perseverance and respect help make us one of the leading conservation organizations in the West protecting our environment and communities.

We are also fun to work with! Our staff work and play hard and respect a work-life balance. Our offices provide a welcoming and supportive work environment. Our offices also strive to reflect our environmental values. For example our Boulder office is powered by solar energy and is energy and water efficient.


Western Resource Advocates offers a competitive compensation plan, as well as a comprehensive benefits package. We pay 100% of all health and welfare benefits premiums for full time employees. Our health coverage includes medical, dental, prescription, vision and alternative care. We are also proud to offer a generous vacation, sick leave and disability benefit package as well as an excellent retirement plan.