Program Coordinator

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy Published: April 27, 2018
Job Type
Natural Resources/ Restoration / Planning / Land Use / Policy /

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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 website.

Position Overview

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy, a nonprofit trails & greenways organization, seeks a Program Coordinator to join our Western Regional Office in downtown Oakland.

This is a temporary, part-time position from June – August. This position will work closely with the Western Region Director to implement our active trail development and policy program work, which includes a trail feasibility study, our Active Transportation Resource Team (which provides technical assistance to low income communities), and our Bay Area Trails Collaborative (a regional trail system coalition effort).


Tasks will include:

  • Developing informational materials;
  • Planning & coordinating meetings public outreach events;
  • Researching & drafting blog posts & policy memos; and
  • Project management (coordinating with partners to monitor progress, tracking tasks/hours/budget).


  • Demonstrated interest in recreation, transportation and/or sustainable communities planning, policy or advocacy, or a related field; experience doing community outreach activities;
  • Strong writing and verbal skills;
  • Excellent organizational skills; 
  • Flexibility to help out where needed; and
  • Some GIS experience a plus.

Compensation: DOE, no benefits.

To Apply

  • Please click "Apply on Company Website" below to review the full description and for instructions on how to apply.
  • Open until filled; a detailed announcement will be posted on our website by 4/30/18, applicants strongly encouraged to apply ASAP. 

~ RTC, an equal opportunity employer, seeks qualified candidates regardless of race, color, gender or national origin. Women and diverse candidates encouraged to apply. ~

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