Program Coordinator

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Published: January 11, 2018
Job Type
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Outreach / Advocacy /

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~ Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit organization with more than 160,000 members and supporters, is the nation's largest trails organization dedicated to connecting people and communities by creating a nationwide network of public trails, many from former rail lines. ~

Founded in 1986, Rails-to-Trails Conservancy's national office is located in Washington, D.C., with regional offices in California, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. For more information, visit

Position Overview

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy (RTC) is seeking candidates for a temporary, part-time position of Program Coordinator in the Western Region Office. The position is contractual and will last approximately 1 year. Funding is currently available for 105 hours total, schedule will vary based on project timeline.

Note: RTC’s Western office is located in the Historic Central Building in downtown Oakland, across from 12th Street/City Center BART.


  • Job responsibilities are primarily to provide support for a trail feasibility study;
  • with tasks focused on developing a strategy for public outreach, planning workshops, developing materials, and project administration. 


  • The successful candidate will have experience leading or supporting outreach activities;
  • Strong writing and organizational skills;
  • Competency with graphics software to create outreach materials; and.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred but not essential.

Compensation: Pay rate is $25/hr.

To Apply

Please click "Apply" below to email (or you can mail or fax at 202.223.9257) your cover letter, résumé and three professional references to:

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, Attention: Human Resources Office The Duke Ellington Building 2121 Ward Court, NW, 5th Floor Washington, D.C. 20037.

Note: Use only one form of transmitting your resume. No phone calls please, unless contacted for an interview. Recruiters please do not contact our offices.

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