Placer Nature Center


Placer Nature Center delivers community-based, volunteer supported environmental education programs to children, families, schools, and community groups.
 Placer Nature Center's vision is to be a partner with, and a resource for, local schools, community groups, and agencies as we, together, deliver the knowledge and model the behaviors that make our community scientifically literate and ecologically sustainable. 

 Job Opening:

The Placer Nature Center (PNC) Board of Directors is looking for an energetic and enthusiastic applicant for a half-time position of Executive Director with experience and skills in these vital areas:

Fundraising/ Grant writing

Work with the Board, staff and volunteers to plan and implement several fundraising strategies annually in support of a sustainable PNC budget.

  • Advocacy – Build an awareness of PNC through community relations with corporations, government agencies, social media   and other marketing strategies to promote PNC’s mission and programs.
  • Board Leadership – Advise and assist the Board to support and build sustainability into operations through a dynamic strategic plan.
  • Facility Management – Ability to direct maintenance of facilities that will ensure public safety and friendly usability in trails, gardens, buildings and their exhibits.
  • Staff and Volunteer Management – Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps and motivates a diverse staff and volunteers that facilitate programs on and off site and hosting public days to stimulate environmental interest involving audiences of all age groups.

Submit your cover letter and resume no later than November 19, 2016 to:

Placer Nature Center
Attn:  Board of Directors
3700 Christian Valley Rd
Auburn, CA  95602




Providing Environmental Education since 1991