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Equity & Justice Associate – The Wilderness Society

The Equity & Justice Associate plays a critical role in the development of organizational initiatives and operationalizing our commitment to equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice (EDIJ) at The Wilderness Society. This position plays an important role in supporting an inclusive organizational culture that is grounded in trust and accountability to shared goals and outcomes.   TWS has made diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice strategic priorities for the organization and the Equity & Justice Associate will integrate these priorities throughout our EDIJ work.  Across our team, we aspire to be campaign-oriented, nimble, collaborative, innovative, transparent, and supportive of staff – our greatest asset.


  • Collect and analyze data to assess program benchmarks and success measures relevant to TWS goals for equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice.
  • Utilize data systems to collect information, assemble it for broader consumption, and disseminate as directed to inform decisions across the organization in support of our team and organizational EDIJ goals.
  • Coordinate team and organizational communications, including but not limited to event announcements, recognition of cultural and heritage celebrations, and opportunities for additional engagement.
  • Provide administrative support for the Equity, Culture, & Learning team by organizing, planning, developing, coordinating and arranging team and committee meetings and special functions for the ECL team, including announcements, agendas, and minutes for team workshops, events, and caucuses, to name a few.
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and event purchases for the team as needed.


  • Minimum 2 years of experience working for a non-profit, government, or school setting.
  • Strong interest in and commitment to advancing equity, diversity, inclusion, and justice within their work.
  • Track record of working successfully in teams representing a rich mix of talent, backgrounds, and perspectives—across race and gender.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills and self-awareness combined with the ability to maintain an effective and supportive working environment while prioritizing competing demands.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to analyze and solve problems and can develop new, innovative, and efficient practices when necessary.
  • Strong time management skills and attention to detail.

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